Most of the ones that register like that for me are kind of "sandboxes". Like Simcity/Sims stuff. Or just with a huge landscape with a lot of side activities to do.. I'm not a big fan of GTA, but I like Red Dead Redemption.
We live in a world that's trying to cater to our every desire and screaming at us to spend our money ten times a second.
Sometimes its nice to just listen to the wind.... in a video game.
Kinda off the point, but I read something funny in Thomson's book, that talked about ISTPs kind of compensating for lack of stimulating or dangerous sensory options with video games, or other kind of fantasy oriented creative options.
Such types have benefited from the advent of computers and video games. [..] The visual effects crews on films always seem to be composed of these types, who enjoy excercising their skills in the creation of realistic explosions, disasters, outer space scenarios, monsters, and stunts for movies.