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What Makes A Video Game Great

What Makes A Video Game Great

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What Makes A Video Game Great

video games as we have established previously is a form of art(combining visual and performing arts) and we know that all art is subjective, you like what you like. However every good art...

Gameplay

Consider a simple yet evergreen game like Tetris. There is no storyline just a classic easy to understand gameplay, it goes to show that a game with good gameplay and easy to understand controls can make up for any lapse in other areas.

You may say “oh Tetris is an old game!” but even in mo...

Art, design and graphics

With many other games, realism would not be one of the first things criticized but with sports titles, it is essential. The nearness of the in-game characters to the real-life sports stars they try to mimic is critical to their success. Yet, graphics and design don’t always have to be realistic t...

Challenge and reward

The concept of challenge and reward cannot be more vividly explained than with a mission on grand-theft auto. The balance of challenge and reward is something Rockstar games have mastered over the years and not just with individual missions but from getting control of zones and gangs on San Andre...

Story

A good story becomes essentially important if a game is a single-player only experience like the aforementioned title. The gameplay alone will not always save such a game. Other good examples for this are the Batman Arkham Series and Ubisoft Assassin’s Creed series

A great story can keep th...

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