The "Dumbing Down of Games"-Were the "Good ol' Days" that Good?

"Well, in the good ol' days, we used to have to run up-hill, both ways, with no IGN or Internet walkthroughs, no tutorials, with three lives and three continues, and no save points, in our barefeet with no uber armor..." and you get the idea. Of course, that's an exaggeration of a combination of old geezer talking… » 10/08/13 1:52pm 10/08/13 1:52pm