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OMGN: 1-Up: Grow a Spine

When did gamers become such pussies? It’s not our fault – the industry has been force feeding us artificial victory for years, and we’ve gotten so used to it that any sort of actual challenge leaves a sour taste in our mouths. Most gamers have an inherent need to win, to relish every victory, both great and small. It’s not always the driving force behind our behavior, but we all know (and crave) the little rush you get when you take down a boss, achieve a rare item, or survive against all odds...

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Darkfiber2498d ago

Agreed. Look at a game like Demon's Souls though. Sold well and a lot of people loved it because of those reasons. I would like more challenging games. It makes me feel like I'm actually beating a game rather than playing through a game in the same way I would watch a movie. It goes hand in hand with games becoming so cinematic. They don't want to break up the pace with that pesky little thing called dying or failing. Believe it or not, some people actually like that.