Year: 2012

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Graphics vs Visuals

So graphics and visuals, another big subject with some hot topics and fierce discussions. Whenever a new game is mentioned there is always a lot of focus on what it looks like. Whenever new consoles come round the graphics power is usually the more touted feature. But why is this? As I travelled around the internet researching for this I kept hearing the same thing. “I don’t really care about graphics.” – So why is there always such a large focus? And what exactly do we mean when it comes to determining the visuals and graphics? Read more …

Advocating Violence?

Following the latest gun related tragedy in the United States of America games are once again under the spotlight for potentially damaging reasons. Although details regarding the reasoning behind the shootings are still being investigated, numerous people are pointing the finger firmly at video games. A number of tragic events in the past have been linked to the content of video games, but how much truth is there in this statement? In this article, I’ll discuss this controversial topic and share with you my views and opinions. Read more …