Game difficulty; or how I learned to stop worrying and love my hero’s horrible deaths


Opinion by Shaan J.  I love dying in games. It’s tough to nail down the exact reason though. I didn’t grow up spending much time on the 8 and 16-bit consoles, so the term “NES-hard” never really resonated with me. Those games that I did play were games where death…

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As I speculated earlier, Humble Indie Bundle V has added more games to the overall package to sweeten the deal. A total of three new games have been added; Jasper Byrne’s 2D horror game Lone Survivor, Team Meat‘s extremely difficulty platformer Super Meat Boy, and Number None’s possibly-pretentious Braid. While…

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Team Meat’s Edmund McMillen revealed some new nuggets of info today regarding Super Meat Boy: The Game’s new iPhone game. Though still very early in development, he made it clear that this is intended to be a “game” through and through, with high difficulty and no easy way out. The…

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