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post #61 of 83
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Originally Posted by Nikkeli View Post
Graphics do matter.
Especially in RPGs, the graphics are part of making it feel like you are that character, if it looks horrible it eats away the experience, I'm not saying bad graphics destroy game or good graphics make the game even though gameplay sucks, but they are meaningful part of the whole experience that is the main point of RPGs.

Shooter games are more focused around gameplay and how your actions make stuff feel heroic, where graphics play lesser part, though they help making it look cool too.

Dragon age origins looked bad and I'm dissapointed DA2 makes the same mistake even after few years.
Not that I'm skipping it because of graphics, or at all.
This post just goes to show how everyone is different. I'm not calling you wrong by any means but to me I'm the exact opposite.

I want and look for better graphics in shooters then I do rpg's. In rpg's I look for less graphics and more story and customizations.

I guess I'm like this b/c I started with Doom and Quake. So to me growing up shooters were the games that always pushed the graphical boundries while rpg's always looked worse but had more options and gameplay. In my opinion it's still that way.
post #62 of 83
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Sounded like you were insinuating it, my bad.

Vhati. When people design more on textures than the actual storyline (which is a bit more immersive than looking at a stupid tree shake in the wind, (boy, people with ADD must hate you..)) then the gameplay isn't really present and you usually end up doing something repetitive. Assassins creed for example, what a terrible game. It looked decent when it was released but boy did it blow. There's a creativity hole now and people just rehash ideas and remove the uniqueness of a game or concentrate on graphics. It just really peeves me is all.

Proof gameplay > graphics = minecraft.

In b4 crysis.
What's so funny, why are folks that welcome TW2's graphics labeled to not care about story lines?

Newsflash: With CDProjekt you can be assured the storyline will be interesting and full of not so obvious plot twists. TW1 was a very good game at that already and TW2 will only get better. AND it will have better graphics.

I bought DA:O. I was unimpressed mostly by the DLC milking. I'm not riled about DA2, let alone going to spend my money on it. No, ever since I finished TW1 I've been patiently waiting for its sequel and it can't come darn fast enough, even if they'd ask $99 for the PC game I'd buy it in a heart beat no questions asked. That's how I think of CDProjekt.
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Yes it's PC only. A console release is planned for later.
Wow. That seems nice.

I hope they reach their target market quantity (target profit) even when it's so much easier to pirate stuff on this plat.
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post #64 of 83
DA 2's visuals just looks like they arent really trying hard at all.
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I'm sorry, but is that Cheryl Cole in the Witcher screeenshot?
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Nothing to be gained by devs calling out each other like this. It's just unprofessional. Did they forget to put on their big boy pants today? O_o
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post #67 of 83
graphics matters to me just as much as gameplay, if either of them sucks, the game sucks.
but I dont like Witcher and the sequel might look better than DA but it doesnt mean it looks good enough to draw my attention. I'm currently playing Two Worlds II, gameplay is average but the graphics is so amazing and that's enough for me.
    
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Pretty unprofessional, Mr. "The Witcher 2" Developer.

I didn't like your fist game's lack of flexibility, and I don't like the sound of this one. Compare combat in the Witcher and Oblivion. With Oblivion, you felt more like the character. With The Witcher, you felt more like the guy telling the character what to do. I'm NOT talking about 3rd Person view.
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Pretty unprofessional, Mr. "The Witcher 2" Developer.

I didn't like your fist game's lack of flexibility, and I don't like the sound of this one. Compare combat in the Witcher and Oblivion. With Oblivion, you felt more like the character. With The Witcher, you felt more like the guy telling the character what to do. I'm NOT talking about 3rd Person view.
Sounds like you should stay away from all non open-world RPG's.
    
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CDProjekt taking lesson marketing lessons from Apple. Nice.
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