Aside from the gunsmoke and dirt and filtered air and sweat everywhere, I mean. Artist AJ Hateley thinks she has an answer, at least when it comes to the scent of some famous game characters and places.
Those pretty plastic peripherals can be painfully pungent, as commenter Hongo found out after his recent purchase of a place to keep his PS Vita. It's Stink Up on Kotaku!
What's worse: Smelling bad, or only imagining you smell bad? Psychiatrists are considering adding olfactory reference syndrome - a syndrome where the victim believes they emit an imagined foul odor - to The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.