Video games sometimes get a bad rap for absorbing all our attention and making us oblivious to the outside world to the point where we lose track of it and the people in it. I can’t tell you how many times my wife has had to come and stand between my game controller and the television in order to get my attention when I’m completely engrossed in a game. She hates it and doesn’t understand the bewildered “where did you come from?” look that usually washes over my face.
Sometimes, though, this kind of disregard for reality and the people around us is exactly what the doctor ordered. Literally.
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Video games have a lot of ways to create this kind of sensation, which