Graphics don't matter to gamers as much as developers like to think

Crytek's CEO has said graphics account for 60% of a game but Laura argues this belief is wrong and that gamers care more about good looks.

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Xyla1294d ago

graphics matters a lot to me because if it didnt id be content with a snes

The_Infected1294d ago

All of it matter to an extent. I don't know why any of it has to be singled out.

mayberry1294d ago

I've stated before that I am a gamer from way back, 77' magnovox days to be exact. Every time a new console was about to be released, I would be eagerly anticipating the "improved Graphics" the most. Story, gameplay And recently A.I. are becoming increasingly more important to me. But I still am most awed by the graphics.

Why o why1294d ago (Edited 1294d ago )

One of the main reasons people upgrade. Games with mega graphics but crap gameplay often get found out. A healthy mix is good but some games thrive on their graphics and others on their gameplay. We can enjoy a shawshank redemption and we equally enjoy an avengers.

My first computer was a zx spectrum. .. .But I couldn't live on retro city rampage looking games all the time however fun they are. . . I'm spending 5 bills. I expect to be wowed.

Typical-Guy1294d ago (Edited 1294d ago )

If we don't care about graphics, why the heck are we buying expensive TVs ?!!!

WeAreLegion1294d ago

Depends. Sometimes, graphics lend to the art style. Look at Dishonored or Borderlands.

Physics, frame rate, and various other things factor into the gameplay, so it's hard to say what is included in "graphics". Technological advancements have given us Half-Life 2, Batman: Arkham City, and Metal Gear Solid 4. Then again, we also have games like To The Moon and Thomas Was Alone that work perfectly well with a retro look.

It's all relative to the title.

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