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Why Angry Birds is So Addictive

In this analysis, usability expert Charles Mauro dissects the wildly successful game Angry Birds in order to explain why it’s so engaging — what factors in the game affect human cognition so that we’ll spend hours flinging virtual birds at virtual pigs? I love Mauro’s dry explanation of the game’s premise: … For those who [...]