Nintendo Never Going To Make a "realistic" game?

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11 months ago#1
Nintendo seems to be the only publisher who has yet to develop a Photo-realism game. I guess they are not trying to compete with SCEA in that field. But I would love to personally see a new IP from Nintendo that is not a cartoon like video game. Not saying that Nintendo doesn't make awesome games it just more awesome if they would try something new in art style. The new Zelda looks animeish so does Xenoblade and all the other games that have like humans lol. Nothing looks real, it just looks great as a video game. Kinda like Toy Story 3 doesn't look real but it movie lokkssssssssssssssss awesome.

We see Microsoft, Ubisoft,Sony and ect reach into the Nintendo field with Fable, LittleBig Planet and Rayman.

Could Nintendo beat Sony or Microsoft in making a realistic game? I do not think so. Maybe one day Nintendo will surprise me.

*sorry if I am using the wrong words, The type of game I am speaking of is Assassin Creed, Mass Effect, Uncharted...etc. type game.
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11 months ago#2
QlJGamer posted...
Nintendo seems to be the only publisher who has yet to develop a Photo-realism game.
No I'm pretty sure none of the companies are quite there yet.
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11 months ago#3
Nintendo are better suited to the 'cartoon' graphics you mentioned. At the end of the day, the games that Nintendo make are best suited to that particular artstyle. Could you imagine a Mario game in the same style as something like CoD? It wouldn't look right.

The other thing about taking a non-realistic approach is that the graphics are timeless, i.e., they don't look dated 10-15 years later. Take a look at some old PS1 games that tried to go 'realistic'; they look terrible. On the other hand, Wind Waker was released in 2002 and still looks good (although the HD remake does blow it out of the water).

I'm not saying that realistic games are objectively worse than more artistic approaches, but Nintendo wouldn't make a realistic game just for the sake of it. It would have to suit the game that they're making, and at the end of the day they just don't make games like that.
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11 months ago#4
They probably don't because the know they don't need to...

Also, I think if they did... People would probably just try and say Nintendo's trying to copy everyone else...
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11 months ago#5
They probably don't want to because it will just highlight how comparatively weak the Wii U is next to its competition

With the cartoony games, they can pretend it's intentional rather than a limitation of the hardware
11 months ago#6
I'm just going to leave this here
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-GVXtSPNVA
11 months ago#7
Yoshinator posted...
They probably don't want to because it will just highlight how comparatively weak the Wii U is next to its competition

With the cartoony games, they can pretend it's intentional rather than a limitation of the hardware

Correct.
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11 months ago#8
AkaneJones posted...
I'm just going to leave this here
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-GVXtSPNVA


Nintendo didn't develop this game.
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11 months ago#9
Yoshinator posted...
With the cartoony games, they can pretend it's intentional rather than a limitation of the hardware
??? But the hardware limitations were intentional.
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11 months ago#10
kirby's epic yarn looks pretty photorealistic to me. it looks like actual yarn and paper crafts stuff.
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