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    Hey there Hardcore Gamers and Casual Gamers!

    One day I will be designing Super-cool Games but for now I'm working on this personal project which is related to my Uni course.

    Do you want to be a part of this project? Please answer a simple question:

    Why do you play the games you play ? xx


    This is my first real post, please make me feel welcome
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    I find the imaginary games I play to be much better than the game of life, where no you don't have superpowers, you can't just attack the bad guys and kill them, boss levels actually make you want to cry in a not funny way, you don't have 5 lives you have one, there are no cheat codes, and the Game Over screen freezes on your TV if you fail.
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    To watch noob's heads explode and stuff.
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    (Original post by Riku)
    I find the imaginary games I play to be much better than the game of life, where no you don't have superpowers, you can't just attack the bad guys and kill them, boss levels actually make you want to cry in a not funny way, you don't have 5 lives you have one, there are no cheat codes, and the Game Over screen freezes on your TV if you fail.
    Just the kind of answer we're looking for here Thank you

    Tell me please, how do you usually choose these games. There are sooooo many out there
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    I wouldn't say i am a hardcore gamer but i do play quite often. For me, its a lovely way of letting out steam after a rubbish day and multiplayer, playing with friends is a great way of socialising without going out all the time.
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    Usually because there's a particular element (like the visual style, character design, music, customisation, etc.) that I adore from the games I play. That, with the mechanics of the game factor why I play the games I do.
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    i wouldn't class myself as a hardcore gamer, i wouldn't class myself as a casual gamer but i normally play video games to get away from all the rubbish in my life and it gives me a sense of power when i play
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    Play Hitman Absolution. The game gives so many ways to do the tasks that are set for you. If only there was a way of being the hitman using an oculus rift :P
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    I play games because I enjoy a challenge, keeps stress levels from my life at bay (though some game stress maybe added now and again ), its something for me and my boyfriend and our friends to do together. There's nothing better than a drunken multiplayer of Minecraft or C&C
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    It allows you to be places or do things you might not be able to do. Action RPGs especially, with something as outlandish as Mass Effect allowing you to get a taste of life in a time where space travel is as easy as road travel. Or something as simple as Yakuza, which as well as being a highly lauded action-RPG with 'realistic' fighting and storyline, is basically a tourism simulator allowing you to explore a condensed version of Tokyo or Japan.

    Or you can be Spider-Man. How many people saw the Spider-Man movie and really wished they could whiz through the air and go to the highest building and be all stylish? Spider-Man 2 (then others) lets you do that. It's not quite the same but somehow the brain suspends the illogic and can make pressing a button and viewing the back of your head feel a bit like being there doing that stuff. I think 100 or so years from now people will laugh at our ancient technology where we played games by pressing buttons and looking at a box. (And the VR hologram porn industry will be booming.)

    You see it with games like GTA as well, with people asking for mundane things about real life to be added, like watching TV, having a job, going to the shops. I think that is another part of it: people have always dreamt of bed-cars where they can go to work while never getting out of bed, or of going to the shops without going to the shops and getting mugged. What's better than being Spider-Man? Being Spider-Man while wrapped in duvets.

    Also, different games play in different ways and it depends on how your brain is wired. An analytical mind can find great joy in playing Football Manager, while someone who just likes pretty lights can be equally pleased playing Child of Eden, while forum warriors with self-esteem issues can create a new life online where they're the best sharpshooter around because they have 'skill' and have been playing all day every day since release.
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    If I planted a bomb and then killed 3 CTs in real life I'd probably end up in prison.
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    Casual "gamer" here

    I play Nintendo 3DS and Wii U games. I think they're fun and interesting, something to talk about and pass the time. Feel connected to a different world, slightly different to that of PC Gaming, which tends to be more realistic, immersive and competitive.

    I like Nintendo games because of the art style and casual gameplay. You can compete with friends but that's just for brag points and fun. It's something I can do in my free time and enjoy. I like that I can entertain myself without being pulled into a deep world such as PC gaming. Nintendo is something anyone can pick up and enjoy. Plus they're cheap and with handhelds you can play on the go.

    P.S. I don't think I can live without Nintendo games
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    (Original post by Byakko)
    Casual "gamer" here

    I play Nintendo 3DS and Wii U games. I think they're fun and interesting, something to talk about and pass the time. Feel connected to a different world, slightly different to that of PC Gaming, which tends to be more realistic, immersive and competitive.

    I like Nintendo games because of the art style and casual gameplay. You can compete with friends but that's just for brag points and fun. It's something I can do in my free time and enjoy. I like that I can entertain myself without being pulled into a deep world such as PC gaming. Nintendo is something anyone can pick up and enjoy. Plus they're cheap and with handhelds you can play on the go.

    P.S. I don't think I can live without Nintendo games
    Not considering their impact on the industry, especially sorting out the issues in the early 80s, I manage it just fine
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    Thank you very much guys, I find little bits of myself in each of your posts but it's always best to hear it from others.
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    (Original post by followJessica)
    Thank you very much guys, I find little bits of myself in each of your posts but it's always best to hear it from others.
    glad to help
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    (Original post by Byakko)
    Casual "gamer" here

    I play Nintendo 3DS and Wii U games. I think they're fun and interesting, something to talk about and pass the time. Feel connected to a different world, slightly different to that of PC Gaming, which tends to be more realistic, immersive and competitive.

    I like Nintendo games because of the art style and casual gameplay. You can compete with friends but that's just for brag points and fun. It's something I can do in my free time and enjoy. I like that I can entertain myself without being pulled into a deep world such as PC gaming. Nintendo is something anyone can pick up and enjoy. Plus they're cheap and with handhelds you can play on the go.

    P.S. I don't think I can live without Nintendo games
    Not considering their impact on the industry, especially sorting out the issues in the early 80s, I manage it just fine
    So?
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    So?
    Misread what they said
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Not considering their impact on the industry, especially sorting out the issues in the early 80s, I manage it just fine
    Sad to see how poor they are now, they completely messed up the Wii U(not their fault, they messed the virtual boy but still did amazing things) -_-, everyone either has PS4/X1 which is fine but now even kids don't want Nintendo.

    I grew up on their older consoles and their games made me fall in love with gaming. Mario was so amazing. Nintendo was the hand of God which saved the gaming industry.

    That being said I am now mainly a PC gamer(was until college year started). I played Smite(similar to LoL). I think the fact that humans are so competitive with the fact that we all have an equal chance and our own abilities and our comrades' also pave the way to victory makes it so fun. Like the coliseums were never empty meant that competition was always enjoyable and now it's in gaming form. Also you don't need to be hard working for it, just literally sit down and do it.
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    (Original post by TheNoobishKnight)
    Sad to see how poor they are now, they completely messed up the Wii U(not their fault, they messed the virtual boy but still did amazing things) -_-, everyone either has PS4/X1 which is fine but now even kids don't want Nintendo.

    I grew up on their older consoles and their games made me fall in love with gaming. Mario was so amazing. Nintendo was the hand of God which saved the gaming industry.

    That being said I am now mainly a PC gamer(was until college year started). I played Smite(similar to LoL). I think the fact that humans are so competitive with the fact that we all have an equal chance and our own abilities and our comrades' also pave the way to victory makes it so fun. Like the coliseums were never empty meant that competition was always enjoyable and now it's in gaming form. Also you don't need to be hard working for it, just literally sit down and do it.
    Nintendo still releases best sellers. They are not 'poor', the Wii U lacked games. Now the games are coming out - Super Smash Bros 3DS alone sold 1 million copies on its first week. Completely destroyed Destiny, streams on Twitch on the release of Destiny had less viewers than the Smash Bros demo.
    On release it was #2 most viewed stream, completely destroying all Xb1/PS4 games.

    Bayonetta, Hyrule Warriors, Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros, and many more best seller titles are on the Wii U.

    Not to mention the Wii and 3DS are all-time best selling consoles.
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    (Original post by Byakko)
    Nintendo still releases best sellers. They are not 'poor', the Wii U lacked games. Now the games are coming out - Super Smash Bros 3DS alone sold 1 million copies on its first week. Completely destroyed Destiny, streams on Twitch on the release of Destiny had less viewers than the Smash Bros demo.
    On release it was #2 most viewed stream, completely destroying all Xb1/PS4 games.

    Bayonetta, Hyrule Warriors, Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros, and many more best seller titles are on the Wii U.

    Not to mention the Wii and 3DS are all-time best selling consoles.
    http://www.cnet.com/uk/news/nintendo...e-disappoints/

    http://www.statista.com/statistics/2...do-since-2008/

    They are losing lots of sales and are getting poorer than before. Compared to MS/Sony.

    I got smash bros 3ds in the japanese version, it's awesome I must say. Very much like brawl.

    Wii sold amazingly but Wii U sold completely ****. I think sony literally destroyed it in sales.

    Hopefully some new games like the new smash will bring life back into the wii U, seems like they are steadily getting back on their feet.
 
 
 
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