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Are video games getting too accessible?

A lot of video games are getting simpler and more accessible all the time.

But is there a point where gaming gets too easy, removing the challenge that makes playing games so satisfying in the first place?

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NYC_Gamer1419d ago (Edited 1419d ago )

I don't like the way gaming is going its too much hand holding now days

Jinkies1419d ago

I know right, Skyrim is a huge example, good game but not as good as Oblivion or Morrowind. They dumbed it down a bit instead of focusing on the fanbase they already had.

I'm sick of casual gamers, they're ruining this industry.

I remember the days when gaming was a "thing", you either liked it or you didn't, no one pretended to like it or were sheep it was just a great thing to be a part of where the industry focused on you.

FarCryLover1821419d ago

Skyrim is still more hardcore than most games though.. Current games.

pat_11_51419d ago

I agree. But in some ways, I also like it. I don't have the time any more to invest hours and hours in certain games.

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JBSleek1419d ago

It's perfectly fine. Not that serious. You need to accessible nowadays. Games usually have difficulty levels anyway so the point is moot.

The more accessible the more games there is which is good.

Outside_ofthe_Box1418d ago

Multiplayer has difficulty levels?

The point not sounding mute now, huh?

pat_11_51418d ago

Multiplayer is a totally different discussion. However, there are ways to make multiplayer games, particularly shooters, more accessible.

PopRocks3591419d ago

The reason games were so difficult back in the day is because arcades were still very relevant to the market and those things were brutal as well. Arcades not really relevant to the industry (not nearly as much as they used to be anyway) and many non-gamers are now engaging in the gaming scene. It's only natural that games would become easier for the masses.

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