Why Do People Like Games?

People have been playing games of one sort or another since the beginning of the species. As our technology advances, one of the first things that we do with that technology is to figure out new ways of adapting in order to play more games. The video gaming industry makes more money than the movie industry.

What is it about games – simple or complex – that appeals to us so? Why do people like games?

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