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Posted by superxash (20 posts) -

I really am getting tired of the sudden plague of "Hidden Object" games that have been infesting the PC gaming racks lately (and some sections of the Wii). WTF is this suddenly, that old Highlights magazine??!?! And what pisses me off the most is that it baits you in with a cool cover or title or premise that would be awesome as a point-n-click or some other game that actually has GAMEPLAY in it, (or effort) then that promise and awesomeness gets flushed down the drain when I look on the back (hoping to have found another point-n-click adventure game or something along those lines) and realize it's just a frikkin' Hidden Object game. And there's so many of them. It's annoying.

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#1 Posted by superxash (20 posts) -

I really am getting tired of the sudden plague of "Hidden Object" games that have been infesting the PC gaming racks lately (and some sections of the Wii). WTF is this suddenly, that old Highlights magazine??!?! And what pisses me off the most is that it baits you in with a cool cover or title or premise that would be awesome as a point-n-click or some other game that actually has GAMEPLAY in it, (or effort) then that promise and awesomeness gets flushed down the drain when I look on the back (hoping to have found another point-n-click adventure game or something along those lines) and realize it's just a frikkin' Hidden Object game. And there's so many of them. It's annoying.

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#2 Posted by JasonR86 (10178 posts) -

@superxash:

What the fuck are you talking about?

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#3 Posted by Cloudenvy (5893 posts) -

What.

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#4 Posted by Seedofpower (4059 posts) -

I'm gonna take a shot in the dark, and assume you are referring to the influx of adventure games hitting steam. Well get fucking used to it, alot of those games are old and there are more to come.

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#5 Posted by UnrealDP (1260 posts) -

I don't know, what's easy to make and a good vehicle for a story? A hidden object game! I haven't been enjoying any hidden object games lately, but hey, I see where they're coming from.

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#6 Posted by Jothel (1017 posts) -

Solid first post.

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#7 Posted by endless_void (731 posts) -

Lmfao

FUCK THOSE HIDDEN OBJECT GAMES

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#8 Posted by the_OFFICIAL_jAPanese_teaBAG (4312 posts) -
@Cloudenvy said:

What.

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#9 Posted by Video_Game_King (36564 posts) -

@Jothel said:

Solid first post.

It sucks so hard that Giant Bomb says that it doesn't even count as a post.

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#10 Posted by ShaggE (8393 posts) -

@Seedofpower said:

I'm gonna take a shot in the dark, and assume you are referring to the influx of adventure games hitting steam. Well get fucking used to it, alot of those games are old and there are more to come.

Nah, he's talking about hidden object games, which are basically I Spy. They're everywhere, and it's annoying if you dabble in casual titles.

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#11 Posted by Kandycane2029 (517 posts) -

I think he's talking about those games you find in the bargain bin that have you searching for objects in a static background.

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#12 Posted by Dany (8018 posts) -

@superxash: What games are you talking about specifically?

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#13 Posted by superxash (20 posts) -

@Kandycane2029: This. i'm talking about this.

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#14 Posted by laserbolts (5506 posts) -

You could not play them and not worry about it you know.

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#15 Edited by Seedofpower (4059 posts) -

@ShaggE said:

@Seedofpower said:

I'm gonna take a shot in the dark, and assume you are referring to the influx of adventure games hitting steam. Well get fucking used to it, alot of those games are old and there are more to come.

Nah, he's talking about hidden object games, which are basically I Spy. They're everywhere, and it's annoying if you dabble in casual titles.

I know, he sent me a PM.

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#16 Posted by Mrsignerman44 (1105 posts) -

I knew what he was talking about immediately because I'm starting to see these games way more often and it's annoying. It's the worst kind of shovelware >:I

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#17 Posted by ShadowConqueror (3413 posts) -

What in the goddamn.

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#18 Posted by Dany (8018 posts) -

What is wrong with you people?

He says hidden object game in the OP.

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#19 Posted by superxash (20 posts) -

@Mrsignerman44: Thank you, glad to know I'm not alone. XD

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#20 Posted by kindgineer (3087 posts) -

@Kandycane2029 said:

I think he's talking about those games you find in the bargain bin that have you searching for objects in a static background.

I think it's a tad sad that it took clarification, I mean everyone knows what a hidden-object game is.@Dany said:

What is wrong with you people?

He says hidden object game in the OP.

Pretty much this.

On point, I am not sure I can be "mad" that those types of games are releasing en mass, that would be like caring that there are an enormous amount of FPS's out there and that's just a tad ridiculous. I can guarantee you there is a market for those types of games and I happen to know it mostly falls to the people who play Pogo.com games or mothers stuck at home caring for their babies.

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#21 Posted by Dr_Ventum (72 posts) -

Highlights were the shit.

Haters gonna hate. :P

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#22 Posted by InfamousBIG (3309 posts) -

The fuck am I reading

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#23 Posted by mshaw006 (585 posts) -

What exactly is a hidden object game? Sorry, I don't browse the bargain PC game bin, because who the fuck would do that?

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#24 Posted by Spoonman671 (5765 posts) -

Dude, you have internet access--use it.