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post #1 of 20
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What is more important to you? Graphics or the game play/storyline of a game.

I have to say I'll take storyline over graphics. FF7 is a perfect example of that. I only played it recently but have found it almost infinitely more fun than some modern games.
    
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post #2 of 20
Well,its more like the combination of both for me but if i had to choose I'd take storyline over graphics anytime.
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I've always liked the analogy that a game with good graphics and a poor storyline is like a hot girl with a no personality - looks great at first but after a while it becomes a complete bore.

But yeah...gameplay is definitely more important
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post #4 of 20
Gameplay over graphics, it doesn't matter how good the graphics are because if the core gameplay isn't fun/good then I won't bother playing it.
post #5 of 20
I play CS:S a lot and the graphics are pretty much crap so yea game-play over graphics.
post #6 of 20
I enjoy games with good graphics, but I'd have to say the gameplay/story is more important. In modern games I'd go for a combination of both, but I'm not afraid to play older games with poor graphics.

Realistically, games with really good graphics usually have at least a decent story, and games with the best story usually have decent graphics .
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post #7 of 20
I can't choose. All of my favorite games have had both.

I guess that would put me in the gameplay category though, because I can still play them even though they look like crap compared to what's out now.
post #8 of 20
Personally I prefer a well defined art style (Such as in Halo or Borderlands) over the awesome graphics found in a game such as Crysis.

You should really look out for rage though, besides having a really nice art style it also seems to have the best AI out of any game to date.
 
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post #9 of 20
COUGHcrysis/metro2033COUGH vs Minecraft. I'd take minecraft any day of the week.

I'd be astounded if more than 5% of people chose graphics over gameplay.
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post #10 of 20
Both are important. I just can't get into games that looks like crap. But if it looks acceptably good, then gameplay will determine if it's good or not.
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