February 25th, 2011
BioShock creator and influential designer Ken Levine thinks first-person graphics are the most immersive way of gaming, saying they create "one less barrier" to the gaming experience.
"I think it's the most direct way to engage," Levine told Industry Gamers, suggesting first-person cameras are more than just the go-to perspective for shooters. "It's a strange thing to be in someone else's shoes."
Of course, Levine didn't say the first-person perspective is the only way to immerse oneself, but he did offer that it does a good job at letting gamers "break through" for a powerful experience.
What do you think? Are first-person games more immersive than others?
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