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    Graphics
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    Gameplay
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    Storyline
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post #41 of 54
For the people who put graphics first without question, do you ever go back and play older games on say, the ps2 or dreamcast or what have you? I have some friends who are only really interested in graphics and won't even touch KotoR or something similar, and it really just blows my mind. :[
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post #42 of 54
Gameplay > Storyline > Graphics.
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post #43 of 54
Realistic damage. If I pop a zombie with a 12 gauge in the head at two feet I'd better see spatter factor.
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post #44 of 54
Gameplay, without a doubt. If the controls feel clunky, character movement seems out of whack, or if any gameplay mechanics are just wrong or not functional it ruins the game as you can't immerse yourself completely.
post #45 of 54
Gameplay>Storyline>Graphics.

Prime example: Counter-Strike.

I've played this game for 12 years now (can't believe it's been that long.) And I still play it quite a bit. Not nearly as much as I used to, but it's my "go-to" game. So if I stop playing the latest and greatest games I always go back to cs for some great gameplay.
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post #46 of 54
graphics and gameplay is most important.
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post #47 of 54
Graphics
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post #48 of 54
Atmosphere.

Sounds silly, but all my favorite games have great atmosphere. What I mean by that is immersion and an overarching sense of artistic unity of the game from front to end. Games like newer Halo's and Gears of War with awesome graphics / gameplay don't have nearly the same level of replay value as games like Homeworld 2, Alien Swarm, Prince of Persia (original), Silent Hill 2 & Mass Effect 2. Probably has something to do with thousands of different people working on the same project in offices all around the world.
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post #49 of 54
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Originally Posted by Mark the Bold View Post
Atmosphere.

Sounds silly, but all my favorite games have great atmosphere. What I mean by that is immersion and an overarching sense of artistic unity of the game from front to end. Games like newer Halo's and Gears of War with awesome graphics / gameplay don't have nearly the same level of replay value as games like Homeworld 2, Alien Swarm, Prince of Persia (original), Silent Hill 2 & Mass Effect 2. Probably has something to do with thousands of different people working on the same project in offices all around the world.
Played the first and third Stalker games? Also Amnesia the dark decent. Silent hill 1 and 3 were my favorites. I know what you mean by atmosphere... some games just suck you into the world and you only want to play them at night with your bad ass headphones on.

I remember when Silent Hill 1 came out and I was in grade 9. I only played it in the dark with the sound cranked. What a great game!
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post #50 of 54
1) Gameplay
2) Storyline
3) Graphics
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