If you have ever played a video game before, you will know that it can raise your heart rate sometimes.
Whether it’s a sports game and you need another goal to win the championship or it is a first-person zombie game and you’re afraid to look around every corner, there are a lot of reasons to feel nervous.
But one company wanted to know what the most stressful game to play and what results might interest you.
BonusFinder gathered together a little over ten players to play some of the biggest titles ever published. Their heart rates were monitored during gaming sessions and grouped together to produce a very good shot during gameplay and tension.
Interestingly, Mario Kart Came out on top.
Anyone who has fought on Rainbow Road or Copa Trouba Beach will be well aware of just how nervous if you are in front of or behind the group. You can be seconds away from the finish line and walk around with a blue shell.
Average heart rate of the players Mario Kart During the session it was 85 beats per minute (BPM), which is a 32.81 percent increase over the resting rate.
After closely in second place was FIFA 20Which again isn’t surprising considering it can cause a major fight when you play against your teammates. The football game has been found to raise players’ heart rate to around 84 beats per minute.
After that it was Call of Duty: Modern Warfare At 83 beats per minute, Dark Souls III And the It is an electronic game At 81 beats per minute, Eternal death Came sixth with 80 bpm, then it was Fall guys (78 beats per minute), Battlefield V (76 bpm), Street Fighter (75 beats per minute) and Between us (69 beats per minute).
And the most interesting thing is that if you want a really stressful game, you should look no further than the game that ranked fourth on the list.
While Dark Souls III With only 81 beats per minute on average, I climbed the list due to all the spooky moments scattered throughout the game. The researchers found that there were elevations of up to 127 bpm after the jump panic before finally lowering it.
If you’re looking for something a little lighter and less stressful, stick to the likes of him Sims And the Animal crossing Which recorded the lowest heart rate levels.