Will hardware really matter one day?
The video game industry has been just as much about the hardware as it’s been about the software. Graphics on each and every console have been scrutinized and compared, with specs and numbers being shot into the consumers’ faces like so many neon-blue hadokens. However, as technology accelerates, just how much do graphics matter and how much will they matter in the future? More broadly, how much will the hardware itself eventually matter? Let’s take a look at history.