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Gamers are what’s wrong with gaming – Reader’s Feature

Are you part of the problem?

Are you part of the problem?

A reader worries that gamers are becoming the industry’s biggest problem, and rails against Internet warriors and undue entitlement.

I’ve been gaming now for over 30 years but sadly I find myself becoming increasingly disillusioned with my hobby and its mainly due to us, the gamers. Go back 10 years and gaming was considered quite an inoffensive hobby (dare I say akin to trainspotting) where us gamers would relatively quietly indulge in our passion for gaming.

Fast forward to today and you can’t browse gaming related websites for more than five minutes before encountering venomous slanging matches directed at everyone and anyone; the forums and comments sections are rife with vitriolic sentiment directed at publishers and developers alike when they release… Read the full story

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