As the video game industry rounds the bases on 40 some odd years, it's only natural that some practices would die an early death.
unbiased, uncorrupted by advertising dollar reviewers?
add "thinks for themselves" to that list
like they seriously couldn't put that whole list on one FN page. IGN is dead to gaming
Good freakin article. Wish there were more like these.
Achievements and Trophies killed Cheat codes. Since Achievements have become such integral part of gaming, cheating would make them pointless. So less developers add cheat codes to games these days. The ones that do, warn you that Achievements and Trophies will be turned off.
It not about cheat codes anymore, it about glitches!!!
It's not about butthole pleasures.
ugg "Death" is a personal pet peeve of mine. If you can't fail, then you can't call it a game. What if you played chess against a computer that when it forfeits to you declares: "WE WIN!!" because you won the game and the computer achieved its goal of letting you win. Losing at a game doesn't mean the game sucks, it means you do, but that's ok because its JUST A GAME.
If you keep dying over and over again and just suck at the game, then there is no point in playing the game if you're just getting pissed off and not having any fun. I enjoy a nice challenge from a game every now and then, but sometimes I want to relax and just have fun with a game and not deal with some 10 death bullsh*t just to complete one little task. There SHOULD be a way to fail in every game though. It's kind of stupid to make it to where you cannot fail or die at all (looking at you Prince of Persia reboot).
Controllers are dead? Far from it! Wii sales are down. Kinect looks to flop and Move isn't exactly burning off the shelves. Although game sites like IGN would have you believe that everyone wants motion control. Because these big game sites are being pressured by the three big developers to promote motion control as a mainstream staple of gaming. I don't buy it and I don't own a Wii. I own a 360 & PS3 and don't plan on buying their motion control devices. I'm doing just fine with my controller. Thank you very much!
Yes Wii sales are finally down after 4 years but ahead of where PS2 was at the same point in its cycle. Too bad you haters never bother to look into more. You haters really expect record breaking sales to continue?
10+ f'ing pages for information that could have just as easily fit in 1 or 2
That's IGN for you. All of their stories are like that with ads between every second one. Why fit it all one one page with limited ad-space?
basic hit-seeking web design 101
Does IGN fall under one of these ten things?
It's funny how they rag on advertisements in magazines that you can easily flip past. On websites now, including IGN, before you watch a video you have to sit through some sort of advertisement, they even do it on Youtube now. I still like my magazines.
oh how i miss cheat codes. gta 4 coulda beeng reat if it had cheat codes like sanandreas
san andreas=best gta evar!!!!!11111one
Last point is mute when playing demons souls goddamn lost 150k souls...
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