The pen, they say, is mightier than the sword.
Well, we'd love to see them stood clutching a Bic as a meteor-spewing Old Demon King from Dark Souls charges from over a pit of charred corpses, and see if their ethos changes then.
In the realm of video games, tooling up is often par for the course. But just how well do you remember the instruments of doom which have served you so well over the years?
Find out below.
Too easy? Try the one below, for the war game fans among you.