The craze for online gaming in India is such that it has sucked in many an Indian into its abyss. It is normal to play in moderation as it brings in many benefits, like relaxation, enjoyment, and the development of brain. But too much of playing- more than 2 or 3 hours can lead to obsession and addiction as well as disorientation, dizziness, insomnia, etc. Here are some addictive game portals used by Indians which do not require subscriptions.
World of Warcraft
It has been declared as the most dangerous game in the world by Sweden’s Youth Care Foundation. Claiming it more addictive than cocaine, it is accused of sending the player into convulsions after playing it for 24 hours nonstop. Released on November 23rd, 2004, World of Warcraft, also known as WOW is not like other games which fizzle out during a course of time. It has become addictive because it’s popular and interesting since its launch. The opportunities for interaction in World of Warcraft are endless. Even though one has completed its final level, the experience doesn’t end there as there are other challenges.
The game’s developers constantly update the game and add new challenges and characters. But, the main reason for its addiction is that it is an escape from the reality, an alternative world, our own recreation of life. What’s more!! This game encourages its players to take a break every now and again and earn certain bonuses. This ensures that the players will return again to it.
An Indian online gaming portal, cards2play.in is where one exhibits their rummy talents and plays for an elite experience to win exclusive prizes as well as cash. Approved by the Supreme Court of India, this online portal conducts tournaments in rummy that exemplifies the players’ competitive skills by challenging and matching their wits with other competitive players and winning actual cash prizes.
Rummy has become a dangerous addiction because of a person’s urge and fascination to gamble and the simplicity involved in it. Although similar to poker, it has become an addiction as it gives an impression to the player that he or she are doing fantastically one minute but the next minute they come crashing down. This prompts them to play it again with a vengeance.
Call of Duty- Collection 1
Call of Duty-Collection 1 is an online game for the fans of special-Ops. A combination of 6 missions, it sizzles and pumps the blood of the players. This online game is downloadable for a certain amount of price. The reason for its addiction is the fast pace of game that gives the player a new high. With controllers that are very easy to use one can get instant gratification as it has the ability to provide the player a sweet easy kill. All one has to do is pick up the controllers and play without much practice or skill. This allows the player to gain more and more ranks, weapons or perks.
Halo games have been critically acclaimed to be the most influential and addictive first-person shooters online games. Created by Bungie, managed by 343 Industries and owned by Microsoft Studios, Halo is a multi-billion dollar online game whose main plot revolves around a war between the human race and Covenant; a theocratic alliance of aliens in the Milky Way galaxy.
The addictive factor for this game is its violent and scary nature. The rich, detailed graphics combined with innovative weapons and vehicles, adds to the appealing factor.
GTA- Grand Theft Auto
Celebrated by many a gamer and extremely hated by parents, Grand Theft Auto is an addictive online game series whose main character walks around the city and steals vehicles like cars, vans, taxis, police cruisers etc., robbing citizens off their money in an extremely violent and unorthodox ways by beating up the citizens and sometimes even killing them.
Grand Theft Auto and its sequels are available for purchase on the internet.The excellent programming, graphics and easy usability makes the game addictive . In addition to this, it also brings out the natural rebellious nature of people.