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User Info: VandorLee

VandorLee
4 years ago#1
Lots of times when a game pushes really hard for realistic graphics i feel it indeed does look realistic but also stale and boring.

To me its like plenty of things in cartoons/comics/animations looking cool in their natural setting but in real life it would look boring or stupid or even funny.

Im not against good graphics but i find life like graphics boring and makes the game less unique with no style. I like mario games, for example, but if they made the graphics life-like and realistic then it would look really stupid to me. (A grown man stomping a turtle to death?)
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User Info: Doukou

Doukou
4 years ago#2
Not really.
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User Info: Arucard05

Arucard05
4 years ago#3
From: Doukou | #002
Not really.
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User Info: YodaCrackers

YodaCrackers
4 years ago#4
Arucard05 posted...
From: Doukou | #002
Not really.

User Info: pothocket

pothocket
4 years ago#5
Agreed. It's better if they add some style like Mirror's Edge did.
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User Info: nothingbeast

nothingbeast
4 years ago#6
A grown man stomping a turtle to death?

Well, I wasn't stomping it, but pushing realistic graphics didn't stop me from enjoying killing tortoises in Far Cry 3.

I really felt the team did a great job on the wildlife animations. I feel cartoony or cell shaded graphics would have lessened my enjoyment.
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User Info: darkhare

darkhare
4 years ago#7
i prefer stylized graphics over hyper-realistic.
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User Info: sockesocke

sockesocke
4 years ago#8
darkhare posted...
i prefer stylized graphics over hyper-realistic.


me too, but a good game is a good game.
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User Info: knightimex

knightimex
4 years ago#9
It really depends on the game.
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User Info: JenniferTate

JenniferTate
4 years ago#10
Like comic books or animation, it depends on the content of the story and the style. I like to keep things varied.

I suppose I could answer you with, "I do not want every game's art direction to strive for Heavy Rain/LA Noire style realism".
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