035 - Are Online Games More Addictive than Offline?

There's no doubt that some games are more addictive than others. Whether it's a fast-paced shooter like Call of Duty or the relaxing and immersive world of Skyrim, people get drawn to different games. In this episode I talk about whether or not some games are more addictive than others, and if so, why is that the case?

I couldn’t see myself spending more than a few hours on something like Solitaire, but if you put me in front of Dark Souls then it’s a disaster waiting to happen.

At Game Quitters, we see the same names pop up over and over again when people are talking about the most addicting games.

Modern video games are a far cry from the games of old. They’re no longer just intended to provide a few hours of entertainment. Gaming companies know exactly how to keep you hooked.

They understand how often to reward you, how to tailor their game to specific people, and how to extract as much money as possible from their players.

However, if games are designed to be addictive, does that also mean that certain games or genres are more likely to keep you hooked?

Read our list of the most addicting games in the world.

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