In my local newspaper there is a blurry picture of a game. They didn't mention the game at all.

a PC monitor showing a village with several buildings, surrounded by trees

What game is shown here?

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    I love the pile of unknown chip crumbs on the desk, and the artfully arranged glass of pretzel sticks. Really adds to the decor. – Kaizerwolf Jun 14 '17 at 12:29
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    This newspaper has the best resolution I've ever seen. – JPhi1618 Jun 14 '17 at 14:05
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    @JPhi1618 actually if you check the edit history, you can see that it was worse before but was edited with a better quality picture: gaming.stackexchange.com/posts/311110/revisions – Ave Jun 14 '17 at 15:29
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    What article was that, cause no gamer ever does that. EVER. I mean where is the caffeine and who leaves food, specially greasy crumbly food where it might get into the keyboard and mouse. And most importantly, why is the window open. That's just plain wrong :) – coteyr Jun 15 '17 at 18:23
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    @Avery: I created a post on Meta, in case you want to give your input: Titles of game identification questions – unor Jun 16 '17 at 14:35

The game is Anno 1404: Dawn of Discovery.

Here's a screenshot (that screenshot) from the game:

A screenshot of the game "Anno 1404: Dawn of Discovery" which matches the one in question

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    If it's a screenshot, then that means the game they're playing is the Photos app? :P – curiousdannii Jun 14 '17 at 9:19
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    It is almost certainly photoshopped in. Taking good pictures of a computer screen is difficult. Also, the blur is all wrong. – mattdm Jun 14 '17 at 10:35
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    You can tell by the pixels – Steve-O Jun 14 '17 at 13:21
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    This makes me think maybe the suggestions pane when writing a question ought to do a reverse image search and prompt the user with 'does this answer your question'. That or have a bot that automagically does a reverse image search and posts an answer, then goes away if it's downvoted or a moderator steps in. – Pharap Jun 14 '17 at 15:58

Taking a snippet of the screen, like

enter image description here

And going to Images.Google.com, using it in a search, yields a Wikipedia entry for Anno 1404, as the first result.

I would've done this in a comment, inspired by @Pharap, but my reputation isn't high enough.

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    I'm not sure it was necessary to write out another answer for this. This doesn't really provide anything substantial to the answer; it just explains the process of how the answer was found. This is also explained in the comments of the other answer, so it's not like it's even new information. – JMac Jun 14 '17 at 18:22
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    You are entitled to your opinion. I think it serves as a more general solution to the question and an explicit example of what's suggested in another comment. – DrLime2k10 Jun 14 '17 at 18:30
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    Would that be in part because of this page question now? I'm conflicted: on one hand this answer doesn't add anything, but demonstrating how to obtain the answer is worthwhile. It's reflected well in the saying "teach a man to fish..." – Tas Jun 15 '17 at 3:57
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    Bing has a crop tool that allows you to upload the entire image and just search for parts of that image. – Nicke Manarin Jun 15 '17 at 21:50

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