7 Tiny Details That Are Super Satisfying in Games
Working mirrors, realistic footprints and first-person legs: often it's a tiny detail in a game that gives our brains the most disproportionate buzz.
Games journo Rick Lane observed how these seemingly inconsequential details can make our day in a tweet, polling Twitter for its favourite such micro features.
Among our favourite such features is the working in-game mirror; every time we find a reflective surface in a videogame that actually works, we have to stop for five minutes and stare at the protagonist's real-time reflection, like a budgie that's just had mirror installed in its budgie cage. Here's looking at you, Arthur Morgan and your low self-esteem.