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11-11-2009 @ 1:55PM
I'm sorry, but i'm tired of people ragging on WoW's graphics. "Wraithgate was one of the best things in the game... but MWF2 looks better." I'm tired of graphics being part of a game's quality, especially a mmo. Is FF7 less worthy of its acclaim because it's over a decade old? Blizzard is finally doing right and making the story fun and more engaging then any other MMO i've seen since The Matrix Online (before sony ruined it).If you look at the armor, the instances, the zones, attacks, etc, Blizz is doing the best they can with WoW, and that's still pretty damn awesome.
11-11-2009 @ 2:26PM
"Is FF7 less worthy of its acclaim because it's over a decade old?"HELL NO! In fact, other than the inability to use analog controls on the PS3, it is still worth every penny of the 10 dollars they it costs you to download it. In fact, I'd probably pay more than that if i had to. Great games shouldn't be judged on graphics alone. They should be a minimum expectation for graphics and then a complete evaluation of the game.Would I trade FF7, or even the replayability of even FF1 for the most beautiful RPG on the planet that can't deliver a great gaming experience? NO WAY!
11-11-2009 @ 5:52PM
FF7 was the reason I had a fulfilling childhood. Well that and Warcraft. Warcraft Orcs and Humans. Yes, that game, and 2 are worth going back for. Heck, I used to LAN Warcraft 2 with my third-grade teacher. And just look at FF7 now, an animated DVD-movie released ten, TEN years after the game, along with Dirge of Cerberus, a PS2 sequel, Crisis Core, a PSP prequel and a highly successful manga series to boot. Why the success? Good graphics? Heck no. Good play-style? Horribly of-its-time. It had one of the most epic storylines I've ever seen on-screen, in books, anywhere. And look at WoW, a huge, complex and evolving quality lore, which has been merged to books, manga, comics, what may well be a feature film, a line of RTS games and the most acclaimed MMO to date. I'm hoping it has more than 10 years ahead.That said, if you want glitz, glamour and great graphics, buy a new game, and don't even touch MMO's, because something will always come out better than what you've already invested in. If you're in it for the story-line experience or the strategic RPG co-operative (or oppositional, PvP has its place) then WoW is awesome. Sorry for the wall-of-text, but hey, I have nothing but nerdrage for people who whinge about WoW's graphics and mechanics. Want something modern and up-to-date? Fine, take your shallowness elsewhere. Go play CoD4 or whatever those gimmiky X-Box kids are playing these days.
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