The following warnings occurred:
Warning [2] count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable - Line: 802 - File: showthread.php PHP 7.2.31 (Linux)
File Line Function
/showthread.php 802 errorHandler->error

Hello There, Guest!  LoginRegister
Welcome to the former forums for DidYouKnowGaming?! In March of 2013, VGFacts was launched and this community was merged into the new forums there. These forums were originally taken offline at that time but I brought them back as an archive while transferring sites to the new server. Registrations and all interaction (posting, editing, moderation, etc.) are disabled but everything can still be read. If you're interested in joining the community, head on over to and join there but I've always thought it was important to preserve a site's roots so these forums will forever be available in this read-only state. Enjoy!

Post Reply 
Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
OMG! This game is SO HARD!!!
Author Message
Mass Distraction Offline
Senior Member

Posts: 582
Joined: Nov 2012
Reputation: 5
Thanks: 29
Given 109 thank(s) in 86 post(s)
Post: #1
OMG! This game is SO HARD!!!
What do you guys think about the difficulty of games nowadays? Do you prefer your games to be hard or are you just in for the story and nothing more?

I came up with this when I was playing Ninja Gaiden 3 for PS3. It's so odd to see a game that was once known as the hardest game ever to hold your hand like this. Rarely I even see games holding your hand as much as this game does, reminding me every few minutes to hit enemies by pressing the "attack" button or to check where I'm going even when I'm in a straight hallway with absolutely nowhere to go but forwards. I'm well over halfway through the game and I'm still feeling like I'm in a tutorial mission.

There are still legitly hard games out there too but when a game actually is a tough nut to crack, so to speak, it seems to result in some reviewers saying that "the game is too hard, minus 10,000 points". What happened to appreciating the difficulty? Where's the challenge in just walking through what is essentially an interactive movie? Am I the only one who feels good about triumphing over an insanely difficult part? Backtracking and free roaming in most mainstream games seems to be a thing of the past. The lack of innovation nowadays hurts me. Sometimes people even need to come up with more difficutly themselves, hence the uprise of things like Permadeath, Nuzlocke Run and Green Demon Challenge.

Getting back to NG3, the game is okay but... repetitive. They improved on a lot of things but the cost was a really dumbed down game. Is that really what people want?

So many questions, so few answers... That's why I'd appreciate your input!
(This post was last modified: 02-19-2013 10:19 PM by Mass Distraction.)
02-19-2013 10:04 PM
Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 

Messages In This Thread
OMG! This game is SO HARD!!! - Mass Distraction - 02-19-2013 10:04 PM
RE: OMG! This game is SO HARD!!! - gsninja - 02-20-2013, 03:21 AM
RE: OMG! This game is SO HARD!!! - Arjahn - 02-25-2013, 01:46 PM

Forum Jump:

User(s) browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)