"As much as it's touted throughout gaming communities that gameplay is king (and it is) graphics still matter quite a bit when making a decision on whether or not a game is worth buying. In fact, 75% of gamers feel that graphics do play a part in their decision to purchase a new title.
According to a new Consumer Electronics Association market research survey from the membership section, we learn a ton of new details about playing and buying habits of the core gaming audience, as well as some bits about mobile gaming.
Unsurprisingly enough, graphics still play a pretty big part in purchasing titles for home consoles, but game quality still comes out as king with 89% of gamers saying that a game has to be quality-made to get them to make the dive. 79% responded that they would purchase a game based on the price of the game, showing that some games could make or break their presence on the market based on price (the first thing that comes to mind is a lot of gamers may be purchase-reticent about Battlefield: Hardlineif it carries a $60 price point since there's a lot of chatter from the community that the game feels like a Battlefield 4 expansion)."