Art is an integral part of many videogames, but its importance is often debated. From cartoon style characters to high resolution environments, art sets the stage for game play … but is the quality of the art important to you?

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Today’s question is about art in videogames. While some view high-quality art as a necessity to become immersed in a game’s story and environment, others feel as though quality art isn’t needed if gameplay is good. Which of course brings us to two very important questions:

Is quality art important to have in videogames?


What videogames do you feel have the best art? (please use [spoiler] tags if posting screenshots)

Ladies and Gentlemen, to your keyboards and discuss!

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