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too bad dragon age 2 looks like crap
Not so much the graphics, as it was the art style approach to the game. DA:O had a great style that complemented the overall feel and story of the game. While DA2 is tied between being an anime while trying to keep a more serious tone. That and it smelling like an easier way of modelling and creating environments for cashcow (aka shallow gameplay and quick production) DLC and sequels. If that made sense
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post #122 of 154
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I wouldn't compare any visuals to BF3 because the visuals look crap.

MW2 is still the best looking FPS game and I don't care how anyone tries to cover it, it's the truth regardless.
This statement clearly shows how graphics is a relative opinion. MW2>BF3??? Yeah, OK.

Cheap games tend to be appreciated and enjoyed more than expensive games.
Maybe all games should cost less than $30 and you see how many opinions of games change.
Edited by WorldExclusive - 3/17/11 at 9:46am
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When I first saw TF2, I was like... "What is this retarded cartoony game?" Then I saw a friend playing it... and it was sweet.

I bought it in 2007, and I'm playing it to this day. It's still amazing.
 
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why did I buy a gtx480 a while ago if graphics were not important?

I like eye candy ..simple.
    
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I wish that they'd bring back Jazz Jackrabbit, and make the last episode of the Monkey Island series, and Tyrian, I want Tyrian 3000!
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post #126 of 154
Graphics matter.

Graphical quality desired is relative to the graphics and price upon release.

Game play and plot can either make up for bad graphics or make good graphics irrelevant when bad (unless the good graphics game is highly modifiable).
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post #127 of 154
I'm not lying even the slightest when I say that graphics aren't anywhere near as important as people make them out to be. Art/Visual style is the priority. Scott Pilgrim vs the World for example. A fresh version of the classic 8 bit styled games - simply incredible.
Fallout 3 isn't exactly the most beautiful game on the planet yet everyone loves it.

I don't need the latest visuals to date to play a game. Sure, it's nice to have especially in games where you EXPECT the visuals to be good (Crysis).
It's also fun to criticize graphics where developers fall flat with them too. Particularly those CG or core rendered cutscenes that don't get the proper bitrate or resolution, as well as those sad textures that pop out at you that are just ugly all over the place. But, it doesn't mean that the game is bad by any means necessary or that it actually matters to an extent.

They could've done RE5 with the classic block-like figures and it still would've been a great game.
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 3/17/11 at 10:18am
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post #128 of 154
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
I'm not lying even the slightest when I say that graphics aren't anywhere near as important as people make them out to be. Art/Visual style is the priority. Scott Pilgrim vs the World for example. A fresh version of the classic 8 bit styled games - simply incredible.
Fallout 3 isn't exactly the most beautiful game on the planet yet everyone loves it.

I don't need the latest visuals to date to play a game. Sure, it's nice to have especially in games where you EXPECT the visuals to be good (Crysis).
It's also fun to criticize graphics where developers fall flat with them too. Particularly those CG or core rendered cutscenes that don't get the proper bitrate or resolution, as well as those sad textures that pop out at you that are just ugly all over the place. But, it doesn't mean that the game is bad by any means necessary or that it actually matters to an extent.

They could've done RE5 with the classic block-like figures and it still would've been a great game.
Art/Visual style falls under graphics.

Going back to what someone else said earlier, if graphics don't matter much to them, why the high-end gpus? Graphics don't matter, so why do you need to max out the game? You'd get the same fps on lower settings on lower hardware, no? You save money, but you also get to enjoy the story and gameplay. Saying the graphics helps immerse you into the gameplay and story just proves graphics do matter lol.
Edited by Yvese - 3/17/11 at 10:24am
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Minecraft.
 
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That looks awesome

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