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Holy Tutorial Blindness, Batman!

Learning no lessons

There has been an awful lot of Batchat over the last week or so thanks to Batman: Arkham Knight's [official site] release (and subsequent de-release on PC). I actually ended up picking it up on PS4 because I find tend to find my PC now offers too many distractions for me to sink into a huge gameworld like that effectively. I'm really loving the game now but it took a little time and that's because of tutorial blindness.

Tutorial blindness is a very real condition which involves not seeing, interpreting or understanding any of the tips developers provide to help you get to grips with their game. Obviously this specific discussion was sparked by a console edition of a game but it applies more generally and definitely manifests on PC. I expect tutorial blindness to be included in medical dictionaries from 2016 onwards.

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