The Enjoyment of Being Killed……?!

CSSTechdirt have an interesting article regarding that most attacked gaming genre; the FPS (First Person Shooter).

We are well aware of the claims that these games incite violent behaviour in real-life even though there is very little proof of this.

Well, studies show that there is a sense of enjoyment/relief felt by the gamer when they are actually killed.

I have personally felt this relief after a real tense game of CSS when I was finally taken out.  But I think the tension and release is part of the fun and gives it that addictive quality.

Read more at Techdirt and see what you think.