• neo@lemy.lol
    link
    fedilink
    arrow-up
    29
    arrow-down
    1
    ·
    1 month ago

    Wait, you play games to have fun and not as a duty? What about “pride and accomplishment”? ;)

    The moment I embraced easy mode was when Assassin’s Creed Odyssey was like: “Is the gameplay we designed for our single player game too tedious? Then buy some legendary items with IRL money or maybe our XP cheat!”

    • emeralddawn45
      link
      fedilink
      arrow-up
      19
      ·
      1 month ago

      I hate that games started designing around microtransactions. Like who thought “hey let’s take the worst parts of MMOs and put them into single player”. I loved AC origins and was so looking forward to odyssey and then I just bounced off it within a few hours because so much of it just felt like doing chores.

      • Hazmatastic@lemm.ee
        link
        fedilink
        arrow-up
        3
        ·
        1 month ago

        Everyone who looked at how much money WoW was pulling in without having to churn out game after game and figured out why

      • nickwitha_k (he/him)@lemmy.sdf.org
        cake
        link
        fedilink
        arrow-up
        2
        ·
        1 month ago

        Extra bonus: Odyssey was supposed to feature a female lead, rather than the choice, but a misogynistic Ubisoft exec vetoed it, which I can only assume was reason for the absolutely garbage dialog.