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Hahaha so true.

I'm too lazy to check those threads, but I wouldn't be surprised if those in this thread that say graphics don't matter THAT much were one of those complaining about DX11.

Let's get real people. Graphics and/or Art Style is THE FIRST THING that decides whether you give a game a second look or not. I mean just look at one of the recent BF3 threads. A great looking game, yet people complained about GLOVE textures.

Hahahahaha.
This is so true go to the dragon age 2 threads, people are in there talking about the characters HAND texture. OMG look at the texture on his wrist I cant play this game.
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Dated graphics can affect the immersion experience?

Anyone ever talked to a WoW gamer?

But seriously, LOVE for some stepped up graphics. This hardware begs to be used!
    
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The best counter to the "graphics really matter" argument:

Dwarf Fortress.

While I understand that a lot of people don't play DF because of its look, once someone does get hooked they don't even notice that the game is in ASCII or a tileset. If a game has that ability to convey to you what is happening, and in DF a lot of crazy stuff happens, without even having 3D models then you know it's something special.

But I guess this article is more about graphics mattering in the actual sale of a game, which I would have to agree with.
    
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I did read it, I just find it hypocrite of people to always complain about the quality of games declining and how it was better before (not targeting you or anyone in particular here) but but then to only talk about graphics when a game is announced and how the game will be the worst ever because a few textures in the distance are a bit grainy, don't worry folks the companies are listening to you and concentrate all their budget on visuals, making shallower and shallower games as time goes by.
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Of course graphics matter. That being said when people say that "graphics don't matter" they really mean that gameplay is more important than graphics, and that is 100 percent true.

Minecraft, a game that no one can deny has very simple, low-grade graphics, has become a breakout hit due to its very fun game mechanics.

Ergo, a great game is a great game whether or not it has great graphics. Graphics can definitely hurt or help a game, but they sure can't make a game.
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If you say graphics don't matter, you're probably a console gamer.
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minecraft. just a thought.
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no one finishes a game and says, that game was.............PRETTY
my one lasting memory of gears of war is how great the graphics were
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The truth of the matter is, Console Graphics are often better than PC Graphics, believe it or not... Part of that is due to how console games can be directly programmed for hardware, where PC Games access video cards through the use of the API layer or DirectX to access video card capabilities, which often results in lesser details than consoles and slower performance!

In case you didn't know it, graphics doesn't matter, not really...

How fun a game is, game length, and Replay value matter far more than graphics ever can! (Starcraft / Duck Hunt / Neverwinter Nights anyone?)

So stuff that in your pipe and smoke it Bethsheda!
Edited by _GTech - 3/16/11 at 3:42pm
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This proves Crysis is the greatest game ever!!!!!!!!!!!! I have been saying it for years.

Oblivion>>>>>>>>>>Morrowind
I still think Crysis IS one of the best games of all time and so is Oblivion.
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