7 Great Games That You Can’t Trust Your Senses


What’s that? Notice anything? Smell something? Even though the last one isn’t likely, you can’t trust any of them in these games.

Video games use sights and sounds to take us to different times and places, from the fantastic to the real. Even though games are always made up or at least very different from real life, we expect them to be somewhat realistic, if only to help us feel like we belong in their worlds.

But a lot of games like to mess with our assumptions by giving us false or questionable information. They do this to get all kinds of effects, like messing with the player and making them do things that aren’t in their best interests, which is usually done to make the story better. At least this list is real, but you can’t always trust your feelings in these games.