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These five mobile games have the most realistic graphics out there
By Jupiter Hadley
Android + iOS
When it comes to gaming, a lot of people feel that mobile games are behind when it comes to graphics, but that’s just simply not the case. There are many, many titles that have impressed us over the years with their graphic style, either through unique stylistic choices or through having amazing graphics that somehow fit within the palm of our hands, on our mobile devices.
If you're looking for some of the best examples of how great mobile games can look then you've come to the right place. We've compiled a list of five great games that have some of the best graphics out there.
Asphalt 9: Legends has a lot to offer as a racing game, but also when it comes to the realistic graphic style that has loads of juicy details put into it. The world blurs as you rush around it, blending the trees and mountains together. Your car shines, lights leave streaks of light across the screen, and movement from other cars can be clearly seen. Rubble and trash on the road - which you may need to drive through - can be seen clearly, you can almost make out the different bits of rubble. Though Asphalt 9 is a fast-paced game, time was taken to make all of the game as polished graphically as possible - even the cars look completely realistic, of course.
Just watching the trailer for The Elder Scrolls: Blades shows how amazingly detailed and well-made the graphics are. From the fire that can be found, cracking around to the small sparks and hits that happen when you are attached - the graphics are stunning. With a massive world, full of buildings, shops, treasure, monsters and more - having realistic and detailed graphics can captivate the player, pulling them further into the game and keeping them around for longer. If you want a realistic fantasy from years ago, The Elder Scrolls: Blades does a great job!
Following some really beautifully detailed machines, in large, slowly destroyed worlds, Warhammer 40,000: Freeblade has some beautiful details in its 3D graphics. The different mechs that you can both play as and destroy are full of small details and beautifully designed. Shooting, smoke, and the destruction of buildings has been done in a way that adds to the graphics details. There are lots of subtle UI within Warhammer 40,000 that are well done too - from the small bits of information fed to the sides of the screen, as if you are looking out of your mech, to the highlighting of targets using bright colours and lights.
Bright Memory has a more realistic look that doesn’t look like it is from the past or the future and instead could be happening right now. With beautiful buildings, lots of forest details, and characters who have been 3D modelled to look hyper-realistic, it’s a game to not be missed. The guns in the game look exactly like real guns, and the details on monsters - from fire coming off of them to sparks due to the way you are hitting them - add a lot to the looks of the game. Even details of the sun shining brightly add to the aesthetic.
Another beautiful fantasy game, Black Desert Mobile has beautiful oceans, with the sun shining off of them, old towns, full of details in the crashes of the earth, and forest areas, where flowers grow looking as if they can be picked straight up from the ground. There are small details everywhere, bringing the graphics up a level. Even the different characters look hyper-realistic, giving them more personality, but it’s these smaller details that really bring the game to this list for more - just looking at fishing areas and seeing little lilypads show the beauty of this game.