Maturity Crisis: Ever since the casual market exploded, it seems gamers have desperately wanted to give themselves a label. This label is commonly known as the hardcore gamer. Apparently the hardcore gamers stands above all other gamers. The hardcore gamer sits in his/her castle in the sky boasting about their years of video gaming experience and cuddling with their 3DO and Virtual Boy memorabilia. The hardcore gamer looks down from their mighty castle and sees these Call of Duty lovers and Madden players as the peasants of the industry. The hardcore gamer thinks, “These dudebros are ruining everything. I wish they would buy better games or leave games alone completely so the industry would thrive.” Here is the problem hardcore gamers, the casuals and the “dudebros” are just as important, if not, more important to the industry than you are. Read on and I will explain everything.