Top Five Games That Glamourize Smoking

Many games have smoking scenes. According to research, it has been found that around 44% of adolescents start smoking after they see smoking images in movies and games. 

While there has yet to be a game that features a character vape, you have to wonder if it’ll ever happen. It is considered by some to be safer than smoking as it doesn’t contain nicotine. This also makes it safer for your lungs. You have to wonder if some of the characters listen below would have vaped today instead of smoke.

Here are five games where smoking is prominently displayed.

  1. Red Dead Redemption 2

From tobacco use to cigarette trading cards, “Red Dead Redemption 2,” has a lot to do with tobacco. If you have played the game, then you know the benefits associated with it. Players can use tobacco to refill their “dead eye” meter using which they can slow downtime. By doing so they can take accurate shots with their weapons. The thing is that this meter gets depleted very fast. But with the help of tobacco products, you can refill the meter quickly.

  1. Metal Gear Solid

This is yet another game where smoking can help you fill the “psyche” meter of the characters. For instance, you can control time by smoking cigars in the game. You can also get many other rewards for smoking. Even the prime character of the game is seen smoking.

  1. BioShock

In BioShock, you can smoke cigarettes to gain “mana.” This is an important substance that will help you use your special abilities. The “BioShock” world has many fictional brands of cigars and cigarettes. In BioShock: The Collection you can even see children smoking. 

  1. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty

There are various instances in the game where you will see the main character smoking. Even the characters who operate space construction tools are shown lighting a cigarette or holding it behind their ears.

  1. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

As you follow Nathan, the treasure hunter fighting his way through to find the hidden treasure, you come across many smoking scenes in the game. You will also find many other tobacco products being promoted by the game. From cigars to cigarettes, you get to see all in the course of the game.

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