Ever seen a kid playing Mario Kart?
If they’re real small they’ll be mashing buttons at random. But if they’re old enough to get the game you’ll see them start to move with it. They’ll be sticking out their tongue in the direction where they’re driving. Sometimes they’ll move their entire body, trying to affect the game through full body motions.
I get the same effect when I’m a passenger in dad’s car except that I try to press the break pedal. The man’s a speed maniac.
But I digress.
Point is I’ve never seen someone move in tune with a 3D shooter, or an RTS. There are only a few types of games that affect players with enough sensory immersion to make them respond physically to the game. Except that I just lied to you. Read More