Video games are an amazing thing. They can bring joy to the masses and entertain for hundreds of hours. Crafting spectacular event and moments that define a game. Yet they can frustrate many of us to the point of bashing our head againts a desk or flinging controllers across the living room.
Games are being release that are incredibly difficult wether it be through advanced AI due to difficulty or cheapness. Franchises such as Ninja Gaiden, God of War, Contra, & Dark Souls are all extremely difficult. Lets also not forget the online componenet of games. Multiplayer games such as Black Ops II, Battlefield 3, Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition, & Tekken Tag Tournament 2 are rustling peoples jimmies as well.
Numerous amounts of controllers have been thrown and broken, children and adults spewing profanity like its going out of style, and the returning of games are all results from a frustrated gamer. Is it ever okay though to throw a sixty dollar piece of technoloy especially when it's the universal piece to the console. The controller allows you to do everything from playing a wide assortment of games to navigating the Xbox Marketplace or PSN. If their is only one controller and its broken due to an impulse to throw the controlle because someone lost a game, got more deaths than kills, or got perfected is that reasonable? What about when gamers swear at each other because one had a better position than the other and was able to get more kills from him? Is it ever okay to drop numerous amounts of profanity on someone because they are better or smarter than someone else.
Throwing sixty dollar controllers and swearing at strangers may be relieving in the short run but it will catch up. Sixty dollars is obviously not cheap and in this time of economic struggle and budgets it's not a good idea to be throwing around that controller around. Black Ops II has incoroporated a system that allow people to be perma-banned for excessive swearing. So while throwing the controller and swearing might sound nice while hot-headed take a break and coold down. Then resume the quest for domination.