So Real I Can’t Touch It

Is Realism Important in Video Games?

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A thoughtful discussion by Paul Gestl

People play video games because they want to experience things they can’t do in real life. But contrary to popular opinion, that doesn’t seem to be the path the current gaming industry is heading towards. This is probably a response to the outcry by mainstream journalists and feminists alike who want to see more relatable female characters.

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PC vs. Console Gaming-Part 1

Are Games on Better on PC or Console?

Choosing between these two can be quite a challenge. People refer to it as the “Console Wars” because of how heated the debate quickly becomes in any game forum. It also resembles the typical YouTube rants about Subbed vs. Dubbed anime. 

I am aware that PC games have diversified into countless genres and continue to increase in popularity among kids and adults today. This is why Steam grew into such a renown platform with most gamers at least, having heard of it.

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