Couple’s Interesting Study Reveals a Cooking Game Has a Bigger Impact On Average Heart Rate Than Overwatch

Published 12/29/2021, 2:16 PM EST


Some popular video games like Overwatch, Bloodborne, Rocket League, and many more could provide you with a good time as well as some thrilling moments. Speaking of games providing a good time and thrilling moments, games like Call of Duty: Warzone, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and a few others have done very well on that front since their release. These games could spike up your heartbeat and give you goosebumps as well.

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Recently, the community discovered that a cooking game dominates some AAA titles like Overwatch in terms of the effects a game has on a person’s heart rate.

My GF and I tracked the average effect of Video Games vs Average Heart Rate over the last 12 months from gaming

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That cooking game is none other than the popular 2018 release Overcooked 2. On the 29th of Dec 2021, one Reddit user shared this exciting piece of news. And many fans are in shock, but it’s true.

The post features an image in which there are two lists used by the Reddit user and his girlfriend to track how the heart responds to certain video games. In this image, fans can see different games and the effect it has on a person’s average heart rate. Also, this data is based on a 12-month study, which is quite a significant duration of time.

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Overcooked 2 dominates Overwatch

It’s surprising to learn that Overcooked 2 has some serious effect on the heart rate. What’s even more surprising is this game is giving tough competition to some iconic titles like Overwatch, Warzone, Mario Kart, and more. In fact, with regard to user’s girlfriend, this game has dominated the popular 2016 release Overwatch.

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Fans were left amazed by the post as no one could’ve believed Overcooked 2 could have such an impact on the human heart.  They have shared their views in the comment section of the post.

The post got a lot of attention with a whopping over-700 comments followed by 96% upvotes. And now, it goes without saying that Overcooked 2 is a game anyone looking to get their heart beating faster should play.

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Swetabh Shekhar

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Swetabh Shekhar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and holds a Master's degree in Mass Communication. He has been playing video games since his childhood days and has witnessed the evolution of the gaming industry. GTA, Assassins Creed, Call of Duty, and The Walking Dead are some of his all-time favorites.

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