We gamers can tend to be a finicky bunch. We are armed with intelligence, a bit of free time, and a huge passion over a hobby/lifestyle that we feel terribly protective of. Naturally this is going to lead to a few scraps here and there, things that gamers don’t always see eye to eye on, whether that is with other gamers or the industry at large.
But how many of the battles we fight are really worth arguing about because they are legitimate issues, and which ones do we actually need to drop? Last week, Koku Gamer posted a slightly tongue-in-cheek yet interesting article bemoaning 5 things gamers need to get over. In my mind, it’s actually spot on, and I’m saying that as somebody who has griped about one or two of the things present.
Hit the jump to see the list!
- Casual games aren’t going anywhere
- Halo is popular, and you can’t do anything about it
- The economy has more decision making power than you
- Motion controls have an audience
- There’s nothing wrong with the FPS format
That’s the short hand version, but I’d definitely recommend reading the article to see how each of those are fleshed out, because there are some really good thoughts there. In particular, I think I agree most with the points about Halo, which is a game that people spend far too much time arguing about (and the comments on the article are proof of this), and the final point about the FPS format, though I still think we see too many of them. One thing left off of this list: some gamers will re-buy their favorite franchise every year. Get over it, dudes.
So what about you guys? Do you agree/disagree with any of these points? Do you think there are any other issues gamers need to get over? Go ahead and leave your thoughts in the comments!
Source- Koku Gamer