What's wrong with kiddy?

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User Info: VincentLAURiA

VincentLAURiA
4 years ago#1
Considering this is pretty much the main Nintendo board on the site now (and therefore is where the haters go as well as the fans), let's step back for a second.

What's exactly wrong with a game being kiddy or casual? Can someone actually explain why this is so ingrained into gamer culture?
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grandabx
4 years ago#2
VincentLAURiA posted...
Considering this is pretty much the main Nintendo board on the site now (and therefore is where the haters go as well as the fans), let's step back for a second.

What's exactly wrong with a game being kiddy or casual? Can someone actually explain why this is such an accepted thing?


real gamers like games with DEPTH. that word is foreign to nintendo.

User Info: VincentLAURiA

VincentLAURiA
4 years ago#3
Mind elaborating?
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4 years ago#4
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User Info: Golden Maven

Golden Maven
4 years ago#5
grandabx posted...
real gamers like games with DEPTH


Yeah I'd love for you to elaborate on that. Most console games aren't anymore engaging than your average Nintendo game. If you want DEPTH, you better get a gaming PC.

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DiscostewSM
4 years ago#6
grandabx posted...
VincentLAURiA posted...
Considering this is pretty much the main Nintendo board on the site now (and therefore is where the haters go as well as the fans), let's step back for a second.

What's exactly wrong with a game being kiddy or casual? Can someone actually explain why this is such an accepted thing?


real gamers like games with DEPTH. that word is foreign to nintendo.


Sony and Microsoft's description of DEPTH involves drugs, sex, blood and violence.
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User Info: VincentLAURiA

VincentLAURiA
4 years ago#7
From: Golden Maven | Posted: 12/8/2012 7:29:14 PM | #005
Yeah I'd love for you to elaborate on that. Most console games aren't anymore engaging than your average Nintendo game. If you want DEPTH, you better get a gaming PC.

Even so, let's hear in general about what people consider depth to be, why we want it, and how Nintendo supposedly lacks it.
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ColorfulColors
4 years ago#8
Because apparentley games aren't supposed to be made for kids and only grown ups.
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Stefan1277
4 years ago#9
grandabx posted...
VincentLAURiA posted...
Considering this is pretty much the main Nintendo board on the site now (and therefore is where the haters go as well as the fans), let's step back for a second.

What's exactly wrong with a game being kiddy or casual? Can someone actually explain why this is such an accepted thing?


real gamers like games with DEPTH. that word is foreign to nintendo.


Let's see the "deepness" and complexity of the most popular games for "hardcore" gamers:

1: Shoot a lot of minorities.
2: Shoot a lot of zombies.
3: Shoot a lot of aliens.
4: Shoot a lot of monsters.

The "deep" and "complex" stories also just revolve around those.
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Whiteout_2
4 years ago#10
grandabx posted...
VincentLAURiA posted...
Considering this is pretty much the main Nintendo board on the site now (and therefore is where the haters go as well as the fans), let's step back for a second.

What's exactly wrong with a game being kiddy or casual? Can someone actually explain why this is such an accepted thing?


real gamers like games with DEPTH. that word is foreign to nintendo.


>real gamers
>depth foreign to nintendo

Because being a "real gamer" puts you in the higher echelon the video game community and anything that appeals to you alone in a game makes it deep. Yeah, I'm glad Nintendo doesn't cater to self entitled people like you. If blood and body organs flying everywhere in each FPS is considered "depth" I don't want to be a "real gamer". I still remember the E3 showing of The Last of Us where at the very end this dude was begging for his life with a gun pointed at him and gets shot in the head, the crowd erupted in cheer as his blood splattered everywhere. Such a great audience for Nintendo not to cater to.
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