Why are there so many seemingly pointless gaming articles whether they be top 10 lists are trolling articles and are they bad for the gaming community? Nintendo Gamer Thoughts thinks they know the answer.
"Even if it means being guilty of dumbing down the Internet." "Yes I'll bloggers have written them be it gaming related or not." Perfection.
yup. definitely utter waste of time
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In reality Kirby is mad that such a question was posed in the first place. There are so many better thing we could be discussing even under the topic of gaming. We should treat each other as noble gentlemen. *goes back to top 5 sexy console exclusive girls*
"Are Attention Grabbing Articles Bad for the Gaming Community?" You mean like yours?
He's examining an issue. It's not entitled "Ps3 is d00med" for crap's sake.
well you might have a point with that PS3 bwuahahahahhhhhh!!!!
You mean the ones that start console flame wars. Because you know, those are the ones that "grab attention" more then half the time. Sometimes it can be fun to see people fight over machines.
I really enjoy them as the comments allways make me laugh i dont really care about the industry as much as most i guess hate breeds hate.
Lol at Kirby :)
They're bad in that they distract from other balanced, well researched articles. Still, they do tend to at least be interesting, especially the comments. Sometimes an author will write an article with a trolling headline and then complain when fanboys flock to the comments to disagree. If they want those hits that trolling titles draw in they need to be prepared to reap what they sow.
Nothing worse than a butthurt blogger after trolling for hits.
before all the hyperbole, from a multitude of dimensions. People were alot less concerned with which console has bragging rights, and people just enjoyed games regardless of console/platform, that's what gaming should be.
I got to be honest, I don't remember this time period you speak of :). I used to argue with my friends in grade school about which was better, the SNES or the Genesis.
or parodies about how much you disliked their console. Did you have arguments that involved hundreds of people almost everyday of the year for 6 years...No?? That's what I'm saying
Did we have the ability to do that back then? No. That is the only reason it didnt happen back then.
Who are we to say top ten lists, while annoying and numerous, aren't of value to someone? There is someone enjoying everything on the internet at all times so just because it doesn't float your boat doesn't mean it has no value. Also, the title of the post is very ironic given that it's being shared on a site like N4G and, you know has to be attention grabbing. And just like movies, music, games, books I will not condemn people for creating attention grabbing content that isn't actually that great. They have to make money, I'm not going to tell them not to do so. I'm an adult I can simply ignore something by clicking the close button, and I don't usually feel like making a fuss about it's content either.
Yes. Next question.
Short answer: yes!! They make your "profession" and our hobby look like a joke.
Is blowing your brains out bad for your health?
Oh crap!...Kirby swallowed a strain of the T-Virus!
N4G is all about attention & sex.
Yes they are not very good for the community as, in my opinion, aremostly there to spark flames while fueling hits. They make Kirby mad, and you should feel bad.
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