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A few months ago we asked readers what the greatest reward they've ever gotten in a video game is. We ran a couple of replies in the newest issue of Game Informer, but there were plenty more pieces of coveted loot and hard-earned achievements that readers pointed to as high points in their gaming careers.
What's your favorite video game reward? Share your memories in the comments section below.
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For me I think it was the Blue Blood Sword in Demon's Souls.
I set out to get it as soon as possible, and man was it hard.
The Valley of Defilement is still one of the hardests levels ever.
Yet that feeling of finally getting that amazing sword after trudging through it was greater than anything else.
Plus I still had over half the game left to complete when I got it
Probably New Game Plus modes. Skyward Sword, Batman Arkham City, and Demon's Souls(When I beat it) are really cool with that.
It's because it takes your equipment from the previous playthrough and makes the game easier(and harder in that mode).
my me3 plat
What's the better reward than pure fun?
The best reward for me is always the first play-through of the game, especially when you are engrossed in story and see the ending. Red Dead Redemption, LA Noire, Halo, Mass Effect, Arkham City. My first play-through is usually what influences most of my opinion of the game.
Most definitely the Halo: CE op magnum. You get the feeling from that weapon everything is going to be all right.
Best reward I would say was hearing the "bleep" after surviving the suicide mission on Mass Effect 2 with all survivors.
The greatest achievement ever by far, would have to be my epic boss battle with the well known Hell Wyrm in Final Fantasy XII. I can honestly say that my Playstation 2 was on for over 48 hours trying to defeat this monstorous, overpowered beast! I had ran into him on accident and thought, "ahh what the hell, I can take him no problem". Little did I know that each notch was a full health bar, and with 52 notches, this was going to be a long battle. About 4 hours into the battle I was getting weary as I had to be at work an hour before hand. Now I know what your thinking, really a video game over work. i was 16 or 17 at the time and really didn't care, still had my job afterwords though. Anyways I ended up going to work and set up a mean auto attack and spell set, so the game was on auto pilot. as I returned from work, only 3 notches were missing from the Hell Wyrm's health. "3 notches in 4 hours! Sweet Jesus" I thought to myself. I was in for a long night of gaming. 2 hours later a bunch of friends came over as we started to have a party, the game was still on auto pilot. As everyone started to get roudy and drunk, a friend of mine ran through the livingroom and right into the coard of the PS2 controller, knocking the consule on the ground and destroying all the progress of my battle with the great Hell Wyrm. So what is the achievement you ask? I have yet to play another Final Fantasy game since the Hell Wyrm incident and I intend to keep it that way. Just think, 48 hours of gaming and it was all destroyed in one drunken stuper.
Getting the "Quality Time" achievement in Darkness knowing that I would shortly watch my girls brains splatter... Sick I know...
Inverted Castle in Castlevania: Symphony Of The Night. Nuff said.