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Do you prefer first-person gameplay or third-person gameplay?

First-person 15 27.27%
 
Third-person 40 72.73%
 
Total:55
CaptainExplosion said:

What's MDK?

A third-person shooter released on the PS1 and PC back in 1997. It had a sequel released the Dreamcast & PC in 2000 and the PS2 in 2001, with a Wii port released ten years after that. It wasn't a hugely successful series, but I remember playing it and not really liking it.



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It really depends on the game, but for the most part it doesn't matter to me.



d21lewis said:
I see a few people saying that first person makes them feel more immersed. It's often the opposite for me. I often feel like a head strapped to a gun. In the early days of 3D gaming when we had games like Doom, Quake, Powerslave, etc. I'd often pretend I was a robot on wheels.

I always feel like I'm a midget when I play FPS the gun height always feels low compared to the environment.



Unless more context is provided, first-person. Usually controls feel better and it's more immersive. The Assassin's Creed games are pretty good and I especially love their worlds, but they would be so much more immersive if they were first-person games instead. It would possibly hurt the experience otherwise, but those are some games where it's actually painful to see how much the immersion suffers from the camera.



First person for immersion and object/world interaction.

Third person for looking at a character (literally about it).

This is why I'm glad Cyberpunk is first, because I can focus on myself and not something else. The car being in third person is fine with me as well.



                                       

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I prefer first for most games, but i also like third for some games.



Chazore said:
First person for immersion and object/world interaction.

Third person for looking at a character (literally about it).

This is why I'm glad Cyberpunk is first, because I can focus on myself and not something else. The car being in third person is fine with me as well.

I find third-person allows you a better sense of where you are, thus making it easier to avoid shots, enemies, hazards, etc. That's not as easy in first-person.



Some days I just blow up.

Depends on the game, first person might be more immersive, but lacks movements options. Especially taking cover in first person games feels awful, as does sword play more often than not.



Please excuse my (probally) poor grammar

1st person unless it doesn't work for the game. Especially love 1st do to my monitor being 21:9.



4 ≈ One

Qwark said:
Depends on the game, first person might be more immersive, but lacks movements options. Especially taking cover in first person games feels awful, as does sword play more often than not.

That's why I much prefer classic and class-style first-person shooters (Doom, Duke Nukem, Turok, etc.); no reliance on cover, just gunning down bad guys with outrageous weapons.



Some days I just blow up.