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Monthly Subscriptions?


   Many of today’s games usually come at a hefty price. If you were to play a game through Xbox Live, you would have to have a subscription with them. Plus you have to pay for the game which usually runs about 60 bucks and additional content that will probably be released over the course of the next couple of months. It can actually get pretty expensive.Same thing goes for playing PC games. You buy the game which might require some subscriptions as well. Many people don’t like the fact of havin to buy additional stuff just to play a game they have already payed for. On the other side, you can argue that it’s good to have a pay to play feature. Xbox live needs money to help keep their business and servers up. Same thing can be said for an online game on the computer. Role playing games usually have servers in which large numbers of people can pay on all at once. To have these servers up 24/7 cost a grest deal of money. That’s just one thing that costs them money. Some people think with all the money they make from selling the game and such, they should have more than enough to allow online for free. What do you all think about companies that have games that have been round for a while like Blizzard. Should companies make you pay to play? If so, should the cost be reduced? The average online MMORPG costs about 12-15 bucks a month.

6 Pay to Play Games off the top of my head:                                                    

 –World of Warcraft                                                                                                               

Dc Universe                                                                                                                               

Final Fantasy (Xbox Version require ADDITIONAL subscription)                 

Star Trek                                                                                                                                 –

Rift                                                                                                                                       

Aion       

6 Free to Play games off the top of my head:

-Playstation Network/Games

Wii games

Facebook/Game sites

Mario Kart!

Minecraft

 -Many popular console games such as call of duty are free to play on the computer

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Do Graphics Really Matter?


There’s been alot of debate whether graphics really matter. Some people looking forward to Diablo 3 noticed that the graphics wern’t “rich” Some even say that the way it looks now makes it look more colorful and not as dark as the series used to be. In my opinion, i think the color change works perfect with it. The game is supposed to take place 20 years into the future. Everything that was destroyed was pretty much built and regrown. I also think the reason the older games looked darker was because the lack of technology the time it was developed. As far as graphic mattering, they don’t. When it comes to a computer game, you have to think about how the game will run on the computer. No one is going to want a game that’s going to require a 2gb video card just to be able to run with the settings on low. There has been many successful games that have pulled it off. Such as Minecraft, which is a free roam lego styled game. A true gamer doesn’t look at the graphics and pays attention to the gameplay and the storyline.