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I think the word your looking for is "immersed".
hahah I was indeed fishing for that word. Couldn't quite find it though :/.
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post #12 of 72
oh borderlands actually did that to me lol
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Originally Posted by onoz View Post
I think the word your looking for is "immersed".

On topic: To be honest, I haven't played a game that's done that for me, but then again, I haven't played any of those crazy-hardware-requiring games like Crysis, Metro, Dirt, etc... Since I have a 2500K rig coming soon, I'll be able to finally play those beautiful games.
Honestly, I do not think that the graphic quality is the end-all-be-all for immersion. Certainly, the graphics may help the immersion along by being more "realistic," but at the end of the day, there are so many more factors that will immerse an individual besides for looking pretty.
 
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im just going to mention sims
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Amnesia: The Dark Descent in 2D Surround... oh yes!!
 
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post #16 of 72
My best one was probably Eve online, sucked up 4 years of my life, well kinda.
My most recent two would have to be portal 2 and BC2.
post #17 of 72
Bioshock...on 360 even

I guess maybe not immersed to the same sense you mean, but that was literally a game that sucked you into another world. One of the best games ever as far as all aspects of it creating a totally cohesive world that really sucks you in.

Also WoW for other reasons....wasted about 2 years of my life in that game :S
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lineage 2. that game is the devil.
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post #19 of 72
Doom 3 with the lights off and surround sound headphones on in the middle of night... had nightmares for weeks after finishing that!

Might have to pick it up again when I get my new rig and turn graphics full blast.
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Sometimes when I play BFBC2 with my headphones on and no other light in the room but the one coming from the LCD, I sometimes feel like I'm right there in the middle of the war when there are huge battles and everything's blowing up around you.

I had the same immersive feeling with Oblivion back in the day.
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