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What is the optimal level of graphics for you?

#1bloodcoastPosted 5/16/2013 12:47:57 PM
What is the optimal level of graphics for you? - Results (106 votes)
Nes Era - Nes/Gameboy
4.72% (5 votes)
5
Snes Era - Snes/Gameboy Advance
12.26% (13 votes)
13
PS1 Era - PS1/N64/DS
4.72% (5 votes)
5
PS2 Era - PS2/Xbox/Gamecube/Wii/PSP/3DS
28.3% (30 votes)
30
HD Era - PS3/Xbox 360/Wii U/PS Vita
22.64% (24 votes)
24
Next Gen HD Era - PS4/Xbox 720
27.36% (29 votes)
29
This poll is now closed.
There's this ongoing frenzy for the new consoles, which will offer a higher level of graphics. On this board, many PC crusaders who have been trying to rescue console gamers from the horrid of outdated graphics. What level of graphics is really good enough for today?
#2toadiemanPosted 5/16/2013 12:50:07 PM
PS2 was good enough.
#3DarknessXSeekerPosted 5/16/2013 12:50:44 PM
As long as it has graphics as good as a PS2 game, I am fine with it.
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#4docholliday504Posted 5/16/2013 12:50:51 PM
I don't consider myself a graphics whore but I find myself wondering why someone would not want better graphics...
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#5Godly_GoofPosted 5/16/2013 12:51:47 PM
docholliday504 posted...
I don't consider myself a graphics whore but I find myself wondering why someone would not want better graphics...


Less data spent on graphics the more they can spend on everything else.
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#6VarronPosted 5/16/2013 12:52:07 PM
docholliday504 posted...
I don't consider myself a graphics whore but I find myself wondering why someone would not want better graphics...


Because this is Gamefaqs.
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#7crazyman32Posted 5/16/2013 12:52:30 PM
Varron posted...
docholliday504 posted...
I don't consider myself a graphics whore but I find myself wondering why someone would not want better graphics...


Because this is Gamefaqs.


This.
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#8YggdrasillePosted 5/16/2013 1:00:06 PM
I was pretty satisfied with PS2 level graphics and didn't want to upgrade to HDTV. I still don't see the reason why we had to go with this whole HD nonsense this gen. I just hope they won't come up with some new ridiculous gimmick next gen.
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#9AlltraPosted 5/16/2013 1:02:37 PM(edited)
It doesn't matter, as long as the Definition is high. Even 8-bit graphics look good in HD.

If I absolutely had to choose though, I think I'd be fine with very late PS1 Era graphics, or late PS2 era graphics, with the stipulation they were done in HD. I don't want any fuzzyness or distortion.
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#10Dicer7Posted 5/16/2013 1:12:55 PM
At least next gen isn't going all 4K on us yet. I only just started gaming on an HDTV last year.

Personally I'm totally fine with last gen graphics as long as the gameplay and story are making up for it. If standards weren't so high we'd be seeing a lot more good games coming out of Japan. Deadly Premonition is one of the best games I've played this gen and it's practically an HD PS2 game.