I'm saying this pointing out the simple things like in Ninja Gaiden were you the(a) bat would nock you back and so for, with all earlier games. Maybe the gameplay for all games has evolved. I know it has evolved. But have we got away from the ruthless (ruthless) Ghosts & Goblins trilogy. The orginal not the Maximo, which are great, got kinda hard.
I mean look at the best example Battletoads
I mean really whats that hard. Yeah God Hand can get hard, and i know about that. The last stage is still working me after nickel night. read