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Submitted by KeenanTheSavage 1410d ago | opinion piece

New Challenger: Do You Take Realism With Your Escapism?

Default Prime: "Is realism in video games counter-productive to the escapism we seek when we play? You could be forgiven for responding “no”, just like that. Obviously realism is an important factor in some games, it can even add to escapism if used correctly and in the right amounts, but too much realism can kill games stone dead. For this reason I am edging towards the idea that realism in games is a bad idea…" (Culture, Industry)

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