The Sun Daily: Video games can be good for mental healthDecember 2, 2020 by Lemos Kelly

November 23 2020 // by R. Murali Rajaratenam

The Sun Daily writes about how video games have been able to satisfy basic psychological needs during Covid-19.

Research shows games help facilitate a sense of autonomy by giving players a sense of being free to make choices and, depending on the game, provide a meaningful narrative for completing tasks. Well-designed games facilitate a feeling of competence by presenting challenges that are neither too hard or too easy to achieve and imbue a sense of reward by finishing designed tasks.