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Game failure seen as addictive

Games such as Flappy Bird and Dark Souls II are being seen as examples of games in which difficulty is the appeal, and success is measured by delaying the inevitable failure. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/17/arts/video-games/failure-in-video-games-has-a-sweet-addictive-allure.html?emc=edit_th_20140317&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=68163943

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