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7 video games to boost your creative mind

by Herbert Llanas on 08/08/19 10:15:00 am

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Most of the people may think that video games are just for entertainment but actually this not so. The latest researches have been proved this wrong. It is because there is an important benefit which is associated with video games and that is the improvement in your creativity. Apart from entertainment, video games are also one of the best ways to boost your creativity in the best possible way. From every 100 gaming applications, 60 are likely to target at enhancing the creative mind of the one who is going to play. This can show a great demand for video gaming applications. There are some of the most amazing video games to boost your creative mind in the best possible way. Here are some of the best video games to improve your creativity:

1. Minecraft

This is one of the awesome games about which most of us know. Therefore, I am going to assume that you are at least aware of this game’s name even if not with the game plan. You have to create homogeneous structures and yes, the most creative people will get a chance to show their creativity while the ones with lower creativity level can get a better idea of how to bring improvements.

2. Little Big Planet

This is a side scroller game in which a player has to move left to right and need to explore various surfaces to find hidden objects which will help him to complete the target and to reach the next level. Even more, players can also get the opportunity to create their own levels. Due to which this game is just limited because of your imagination. You can move as forward as you can on the basis of your creative mind.

3. StarCraft

This is science fiction. Well, a real-time strategy game in which different aliens fight with each other to get dominance. Each alien group contains different fighting unit and has to utilize different strategies to win. This requires effective resource management to build effective units. This will surely let you think more to make real-time strategies and affect your creativity level positively.

4. Terraria

Although this is a 2D video game in which you have to build the structure but it has a large follower’s base. Through building unique structures you can improve your creativity. The major requirement of this game is that the player must think his idea before developing the structure.

5. Animal Crossing

This is one of the most relaxing games which a lot of people love to play. At any level of your life, you can’t get bored by playing animal crossing. In this game, you have to walk around the town simply to purchase your home items. You can dig for treasure, fish or visit other player’s cities too. Even more, on the completion of various given tasks, your house will become bigger and you will get a chance to decorate it more. Although it is quite a circular process which is never going to end however, the plenty of variations in the game will allow you to boost your creativity in the best possible way.

6. SimCity

This is a perfect mainstay of the most creative games since 1989. In this game, players have to build their own city everything from buildings to utilities. Even more, they have to manage city management by taxes and to fulfill the needs of the city by managing the budget. The most interesting fact about SimCity is that the town which you have created once, you can never create the same again. You always need to bring something better than before and unique. This shows that the game is not limited but only with your own creativity.

7. Destiny

Destiny is an amazing game in which players rule the last place on the earth. They will show incredible power and will work to explore the ancient ruins of the solar system and defeat the enemies of the earth. In this players would be able to switch the combination of visual customization, weapons, and armors. It is an MMO game (massively multiplayer online).

These are some of the best video games which will surely help you to bring more creativity in the best possible way. Please leave a comment below, if you are thinking there are more video games.

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