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Video: See DayZ played the hardcore way

First-person survival horror as Ian terrifies himself on DayZ's more challenging servers.

Is there any better way to see out the working week than watch someone s**t themselves up through the wonder of a video game? Well do we have a treat for you!

When Ian Higton went over to Bohemia Interactive's offices, DayZ creator gave him some stick for playing DayZ the easy way - so challenged him to try the more hardcore first-person experience. Ian was up for the challenge, although he looks at certain points like he regretted it too. Here are some highlights from last night's stream for your Friday afternoon delectation!

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Martin worked at Eurogamer from 2011 to 2023. He has a Gradius 2 arcade board and likes to play racing games with special boots and gloves on.

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