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What You Consider Most Important in a Video Game and Why?

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4 years ago#31
TIGERJACKS0N posted...
silly_sausage posted...
Fanservice. There has to be at least four attractive busty women between the ages 30-55 before I'll even look at a game.


This too, and they need to nake great use of the graphics


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4 years ago#32
morphinapg posted...
There are only some game types that can be fine with lacking story as long as they have great gameplay, but for most games, you need a good story.


Oh, man, Mario Tennis and Dead or Alive have such riveting stories!
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4 years ago#33
Dead or Alive's is actually pretty great for some characters.
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4 years ago#34
Other - Design.

Every element on that list needs to all be encompassed in an overarching design that is clean, consistent, and makes every sub element make sense in relation to one another. A game can have an amazing story but subpar gameplay, such as Spec Ops: The Line, but the overall design accounts for these flaws and makes it all okay. Same with Journey. Amazing graphics, gameplay, and audio, but the story isnt anything special.
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4 years ago#35
Definitely gameplay.

You_Need_A_Life posted...
This poll is a blatant lie. If Gameplay was the most important thing to people, they wouldn't stand for this bogus Health Regen standard, Checkpoints every two steps you take, cinematic set-pieces every three minutes, and totally linear layout that leaves no room for thought or options.


That's like saying you can't enjoy cake unless it has no icing.
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4 years ago#36
Crimson Skys posted...
For me it's a balance between story and gameplay. The story can be mediocre as long as the gameplay's good and visa-versa.
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4 years ago#37
Crimson Skys posted...
For me it's a balance between story and gameplay. The story can be mediocre as long as the gameplay's good and visa-versa.


What he said but for me there must always be somewhat good gameplay in every game(It is afterall a... you know... GAME :P).

For example I could not get myself to play Dragon Age past a 6-7 hours savefile... I could not stand the gameplay even if the story was compelling. It gathered dust for 3-4 months, I tried again and stopped after like 3-4 hours.

Then I sold it to GS for like 4$ :P lol I can buy 4 nice coasters instead of having only that one!! XD
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