Does Drinking Help You Game Better?

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For many people, the holidays are a time to celebrate - and drink lots and lots of alcohol. For gamers, the holidays are a time to take a break and spend hours testing out new games and playing old favorites. So what happens when worlds collide?

Gamespot recently conducted an informal experiment addressing one of the most pressing scientific inquiries of our time: does drinking help you game better?

Host Cameron Robinson explains, "The week before Christmas, I signed up as many friends and coworkers as I could on short notice, crammed them into our studio, and tasked them with playing Trials Evolution repeatedly while drinking copious amounts of alcohol. And, of course, I observed the results." And the results are, if not precisely scientific, hilarious:

Reality Check: Do You Game Better When You're Drunk?


The lesson: game responsibly. Sort of. Happy holidays!

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