Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, Tech News

dtoid   |   japanator   |   flixist   |   tomopop   |   store


 
Fantasticmoose blog header photo
Fantasticmoose
Posts 0Blogs 5Following 1Followers 0


 
 








On Destructoid:
Most Comments

more notable stories

FAQ

Who updates the homepage?
Our Staff
What is Destructoid?
Long story
Can I submit a story?
#BloggersWanted
Dark theme?
Yep
Site rules?
Douche lightly
Ethics much?
Read this
Privacy?
Common sense
Who owns my posts?
You do


Get in touch

Editorial contacts
Meet our staff
Ask a question
Community@
Get support
Support@
Story idea?
Tips@
Everything else
Get in touch

LONG BLOG

BIT.TRIP you are too difficult

   0
My relation with the BIT.TRIP series is akin to one between an abused wife that still clings on to her husband. There are so many aspects I love about it, the music, the art style and the devilish simplicity, but there has always been one thing that has always held me back from truly loving this series. The difficulty.

Now there is probably many a masochist that really enjoys this challenge, and there are also many people who enjoy getting fists inserted into their anus. All jokes aside though if you're not already calling me a whining bitch please take the time to see were I'm coming from.

You see, there are a few things the BIT.TRIP games have always had in common, simple gameplay, a modern take on retro graphics that is both appealing to look at and easy on the eyes and fantastic music which the game rewards you with if you do well.

I don't know if I'm crazy, but to me these are all aspects that would make for a great game for more entry-level or (dare I say it?) casual gamers as well as more enthusiastic gamers who just want a fun experience. Unfortunately with the current difficulty I can't even recommend it to my other gamer friends.

I consider myself a competent gamer and I do enjoy a challenge (like Super Meat Boy), but having me restart a 15 minute level after fucking up is just sadistic and certainly not fun. I've had BIT.TRIP.BEAT for over a year now and I'm still not past the second level. Every time I try to beat it I inevitably screw up half-way through and I have to start all over again. And yes I have rage quit. Quite a few times.

BIT.TRIP.RUNNER is a bit more forgiving with most of the levels being shorter than 2 minutes, but once again I have hit a stopping point (level 1-11 if you want to know). The sad thing is I was having a wonderful time with this game, and then it felt the need to make me suffer.

Again let me reiterate that there are most definitely people that enjoy the BIT.TRIP games because of their difficulty but I think they could be so much more if they weren't busy trying to bust our balls.
Login to vote this up!

LOOK WHO CAME:


Fantasticmoose   
smurfee mcgee   1
Jonathan Holmes   1


 
 

  0 COMMENTS

Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
to view and post comments.



 Login with Twitter

 Login with Dtoid

Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

Sorry for the extra step!

 

About Fantasticmooseone of us since 2:45 PM on 07.13.2011

 



Read Huge: Top Stories

Destructoid