Gaming may be rife with the ol' ultraviolence and soul-shattering depression, but amidst all the despair in some of our favorites, there's also a cavalcade of hope. It's tucked away in a treasure chest somewhere, but chances are you'll stumble on to it in one of your darkest moments.
Similarly, there are lessons each of us would do well to take away from the electronic entertainment we busy ourselves with. Parables that not only echo actions we perform in-game, but life as well. Call us cheesy if you must, but what we can siphon from The Legend of Zelda or even Mario Kart can propel us through the rough patches in the grand scheme of things.
Words of wisdom aside, here are ten life lessons you can and should learn from gaming.