Games play a vital role in this generation. Not only kids, but adults are also indulging in playing video games and games on their digital devices, spending their free time in front of the screen shooting and kicking their adversaries (in the game). This is the reason why the gaming culture has taken such a huge turn in the last two decades. With such a heightened rise in the demand, the need for exciting games with a great plot and characters has also risen. Today, the games are not just silly with fun graphics, but have everything to immerse the player into a story with high-end graphics.
All the successful games available have something which appeals to the gamers the most. These features are the ones which make them come back from their jobs and sit in front of the consoles and computers for a long time. These features are the ones that the developers work on the most and they are discussed below:
Catchy Story and Characters
The first thing that every gamer tries to connect to is the story and its characters. Every game comes with a back story which is evident throughout the game, binding the characters and the locations together. If the gamer is not connected to the story and does not feel like it’s enticing enough, then they tend to not play it anymore. But once the gamers are interested in the story, they feel that the quests and challenges are their own and they give their best to reach the end to make the story complete. Main characters are also the ones that need to be well developed since the gamers portray the characters. Therefore, a riveting game story and the characters should always hold center stage around how the game is built to keep it real and connecting.
The next feature is the gameplay of the respective games. Every game has their own kind of gameplay and this is what will keep the gamers hooked. The controls and gameplay should be fun and interesting and not uncomfortable; otherwise, it will be difficult to play the game and reach the goals. Developers tend to work on the gameplay mostly because that is what the gamers search for the most. Types of challenges, campaigns, multiplayer modes, controls, etc. are included in the gameplay and these decide if the game will be a hit or a miss.
Art and Graphics
Have you ever played a game which has lousy graphics and art form? It is quite common that gamers tend to lose interest in a game if the art does not capture their attention. Graphics are what the gamers see in the visual form, and therefore it is the first thing that they will visually connect to about the game. The characters, the locations, the environment, the props, etc. are the ones which are depicted in the game through art. Today gamers like realistic and hyper-realistic games which have impressive visuals, making the gamer feel like they, themselves, are in that situation trying to reach a certain goal.