Video games are designed to make us feel completely immersed in another reality. But what can happen when we leave our reality behind? By examining everything from cognitive puzzles (“brain games”) to Grand Theft Auto, Jasper Coombes-Watkins shows us that the answer might not be as straightforward as we think.

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