What happened to playing a game for the challenge? Modern console games are easy as pie. Our host has a problem with that.
Very valid points you make its so true I remember when getting past a level was an accomplishment now its all hand holding nonsense for the most part.
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, welcome to the "Age of Achievements, Trophies, and Badges!" Where meaningless tasks that you would never think of in a million years reward you with a cute icon and POINTS. Collect more points/trophies/badges/achieve ments, and be the envy of your friends and the gaming community at large! Think you're done with that game? No way! You didn't get all the trophies, so play the game some more till you get them all! Act now, and you can buy DLC to collect even more achievements! Badges, achievements, and trophies, and the shit-spoiled generation of gamers that have been spoon fed nothing but feel-good bullcrap for wiping their own asses have facilitated this shift towards "Easy Games." Hell, back in my day you had to draw your own maps and take your own notes, and there definatly weren't big flashy arrows telling me exactly where to go!
Back in MY day, my father would beat me every time I lost a life in the game. And I had to walk barefoot through the snow just to get to the arcade. Those were the days, you guys.
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