Time To Step Back For A Bit. (Criticism)

by EffortlessFury @, Thursday, October 18, 2018, 02:45 (215 days ago) @ MacAddictXIV

We shouldn't be asking for games that demand our attention so greedily and no one should be making them.


And there lies the problem with AAA+ and games as service.


Depends on the person. I personally can't afford all those other games that are vying for my attention.


Good news. Games get cheaper over time:

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And since they aren't a service but exist unchanging on their own, you can enjoy the single player in basically the same way as you could on release.


Cheaper, not cheap. It's amazing how cheap Destiny is, if you count how many hours I've played vs how much Destiny has cost me this year...

I've played, according to wastedonDestiny.com 465 hours on Destiny 2 and expansions. I've paid 120 bucks I think? That's almost a buck for 4 hours of play time. Most decent games, even old ones cost about 20 bucks on the cheapest. I doubt I'm going to spend 80 hours on those games. The average game time on AAA games is 40-50 and that is pushing the content. Also to note, I'm not close to finishing Forsaken and having good times with friends.

P.S. I appreciate that you used an XKCD, that made me smile immediately :D

Right, but Destiny is absurdly expensive for me because I've not run most of the Raids across Destiny 1 and 2 even a single time. Can never find a solid group of people. Randoms gatekeep. I've put up requests here and in other spaces that usually get ignored. Destiny is probably the biggest waste of money I've ever spent on a game. It's great in a lot of ways, the best in some...but when it comes to monetary value none of that makes up for it.


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