Hard video games: Why some players choose the unthinkable

Does this image make you feel anything? How about this? Oof… Feeling old-school agitated? Let’s move up the timeline a bit… Have you reached your boiling point? Let’s try a current state of frustration… Have you played any of these infuriating video games? You have? Great! Perhaps, a better question is: Have you beaten anyContinue reading “Hard video games: Why some players choose the unthinkable”

Metroidvania games breed the toughest gamers

Metroidvania games are like Sourpatch Kids – first they’re sour, then they’re sweet. It takes a sadistically-intelligent person to want to attempt them. I remember the first MV game I played was Dead Cells back in 2018. I had just come off my near decade-long video game hiatus and needed an entry point back intoContinue reading “Metroidvania games breed the toughest gamers”