First off Video Graphics: Intel HD graphics 3000 with up to 1696MB total graphics memory intel HD graphics are NOT for gaming whoever told you that is whether ignorant, a commission paid salemen, or play facebook games.
This is why you have to play on low settings and still get bad fps. If you want to get a gaming laptop get a AMD or Geforce gpu and you'll pay at least 800 $ for it to play at low -medium settings
Also the cpu is a little weak for the games mention above.
Here's an example of descent gaming laptophttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230592