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Submitted by edercampuzano 1027d ago | article

Dualshockers: The Hardcore Paradox - How Playing Less Games Has Made Me More of a Gamer Than Ever

Allen Park recounts how a lack of time for video games has only fueled the passion for his hobby. (3DS, BioShock, Culture, GameCube, Little King's Story, Metroid Prime Trilogy, Nintendo DS, PC, PS Vita, PS2, PS3, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360, Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure)

thespaz  +   1027d ago
Great article. Well written.

I really wish people would chill out instead of calling someone who plays CoD a retard or saying their computer rig is better than yours. Just play the damn games you like. It's not a contest. If its fun for you, that's all that matters.
Sharingan_no_Kakashi  +   1027d ago
Yea I remember when I was a casual gamer. I would sit and play through the same game 9 times before I even considered getting a new one. The Jak series... Kingdom hearts... Tony Hawk's (when it was good)... Syphon Filter. Between my ps1 and ps2 I had maybe 30 games. Now I'm a core gamer =(. I have 50 games on my ps3 alone. Some of which I haven't beaten. Some of which I spent 60 bucks on and didn't like. I still haven't even touched Crysis 2's multiplayer and I have a voucher for double xp. I think I appreciated games more back then. Now when I beat one (or just stop caring about the campaign) I move on to the next one. There are few games that I played multiple times this gen or actually invested in the mp. I miss those days.

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