Is Virtual Destruction an Art Form?

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The designers at Criterion, makers of the “Burnout” series, understand a part of gamer psychology that is rarely discussed: gamers are thrilled by wanton destruction. Call it “physics porn.”

If you’ve never had the pleasure of playing the Burnout series as one example of destruction being a good thing, then you’re doing yourself a disservice.

Most crashes are pretty realistic in Burnout, but check this one out on youtube; unbelievable…but fun!

Read Wired news about the heart-stoppingly beautiful art form of virtual destruction and why we love it.

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