Video games are a major source of entertainment and is starting to be studied in detail. However, video games very so widely throughout the industry that it is difficult to see what makes games more popular. One of the most important aspects of video games is difficulty and it can drastically change the response the game gets. Through reading previous studies conducted on difficulty in video games a research question was formed: What do video game players want in games in terms of difficulty? A survey was created and conducted to peer into the preferences of gamers and their reasons for those preferences. The need for dynamic difficulty is highlighted and supported by the findings of the survey.



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