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Do You Ever Actually Walk In Video Games?

growngaming: Am I the only one who loves walking in video games, taking a leisurely stroll through my favourite virtual worlds, absorbing the little details?

I hope not.

Too many players race through video games, never releasing the run button as they storm through set-piece after set-piece to the closing credits. In doing so they miss out on experiencing being in the world that the game developers and designers have painstakingly put together for them to enjoy.

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Bigpappy6d ago (Edited 6d ago )

Stealth games. But generally, I agree.

thekhurg5d ago

I walk all the time if it's an immersive experience. But I'm never in a rush to finish a game.

starchild5d ago

I walk a lot in games. Especially really good looking games like The Witcher 3, Assassin's Creed Origins, Uncharted 4, Horizon, etc. I like to take in the beautiful environments. It also just feels unnatural to run around everywhere.

AspiringProGenji6d ago

Only in Horizon, Bloodborne, W3, and sometimes Dark souls I tend to walk when I get to certain areas.

gangsta_red6d ago

When your trying to be a sneaky ninja, yea.

What I don't understand is why designers put endurance meters that run out when running i.e. Final Fantasy XV.

That makes no sense!

franwex5d ago

I’ve been wondering that since grand theft auto 3 :(

winter_hill6d ago

F*** that, I need to sprint everywhere.

strayanalog6d ago

Every now and again. There's usually something to admire.

robtion5d ago

Yep, I did a lot of walking/'admiring' in Bayonetta. Great animation ;)

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