Broken controllers, bruised knuckles and a blue face. These are the symptoms of frustration, a common illness found in gaming. We’ve all been afflicted even if we wouldn’t admit to it. There have been plenty of games that have gotten me hot under the collar resulting in an expletive filled rant swiftly followed by a rage induced quit.
With difficulty in gaming being diluted, you’d think it would be tough to find any titles that make us feel like this, but there are. From Call of Duty to Dark Souls, our staff share their stories about how they became another casualty in the land of gaming and, just maybe, how they overcame their demons. As we gather around the campfire Dave tells us the tale of his charity challenge of playing Dark Souls for 24 hours and surviving with most of his hair.