Computer games are good for you, say researchers who studied the complex social interactions in the popular shoot-em-up Counter-Strike.
To people who do not play computer games shoot-em-ups such as Counter-Strike and Quake look very straightforward.
You log on, you shoot everything that moves with a frightening arsenal of weapons, you log off.
But studies of players and teams are showing that these games are much more complex than many people suspect.
They are revealing the deep community and complex culture surrounding the games, as well as some of the reasons why people find them appealing.
News source: BBC News