If you hang around the message boards you’ll know that I kind of sorta hate first person shooter games these days. Well, it isn’t so much that I hate them, I’m just tired of them. I haven’t sat down with a FPS since Half Life Episode 2 because I’m just tired of the genre as a whole. I have never in my life touched a Call of Duty game. I always intended to try one of them out, but the yearly release schedule always put me off.
Then there is the fact that I hate the whole “bro” attitude around games like Call of Duty and Halo. I feel like I hate the gamer stigma attached to those types of games so much that it actually turns me off from playing them period. Is that wrong of me? Maybe I’m some sort of gaming snob, I don’t know. Then again, this is the guy who has been playing a shit ton of old Gameboy Advance games on a GBA Micro for the last four months and have been in my glory, so, yeah.
Anyway I had a small bet made on the smorgas board with long time member Dante369. It blows his mind that I have no interest in these games (especially Modern Warfare) and it blows my mind that he has no interest in Metroid games (especially since I know he’s made it through a personal let down of mine, Shadow Complex). We made a bet that if I played a Modern Warfare game, that he would in turn play a Metroid game.