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Poll Results: Best game engine?

 
  • 19% (41)
    Cry-engine
  • 22% (48)
    Unreal Engine
  • 28% (62)
    Frosbite engine
  • 3% (7)
    COD engine
  • 1% (4)
    Total war engine
  • 24% (53)
    Source engine
215 Total Votes  
post #11 of 89
CryEngine 2.
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post #12 of 89
Going with Unreal, defintely terms of portablity, optimization, and modification to make any system to run with decent to nice graphics.

Edit: Forgot about COD was using idTech, awesome engine and IMO competes with Source. Shame COD might give it a bad name.... Doom 3 was the best use of it also IMO.
Edited by Versa - 5/18/11 at 3:47pm
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post #13 of 89
People voting frostbite are guessing based off demos. Terrible idea.

I'd say right now it has to be Unreal, it is the most adaptable engine of all of them right now. (Hell its on the iPhone!)

I would definitely say the Cry engine is pretty spectacular. Crysis 2 has graphics that I believe surpass Crysis and require less resource to do so.
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post #14 of 89
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But i think that cod engine is best in term of optimalization , becouse i can play modern warfare 2 fluently on my 5 year old notebook
thats just because cod sucks
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post #15 of 89
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That's because the MW2 engine is a modified id tech 3 engine, the same engine used for the first Call of Duty. The thing is ancient.
Yeah but modern warfare 2 looks still good, far better than first cod you cant it compare, i think cod engine looks even better than source engine, if i have compare black ops and portal 2 graphic i think black ops is winner, COD games arent best looks in world but arent old, still looks good.
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post #16 of 89
source engine is solid
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In an "All Around" look at the engines I'd have to say it's a tie between Unreal and Source. Unreal has been used on a lot of games. I also can't recall of ever having a big problem with a game that used the unreal engine say big enough it needed a patch. It's a proven engine.

Source is also good about not having a lot of problems. Well I've never really seen big problems. I've played all HL games all the way through with out patching and never had to restart or see any weirdness going on with the games.
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post #18 of 89
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Yeah but modern warfare 2 looks still good, far better than first cod you cant it compare, i think cod engine looks even better than source engine, if i have compare black ops and portal 2 graphic i think black ops is winner, COD games arent best looks in world but arent old, still looks good.
Of course it looks better, that is to be expected, the game is much newer then the first COD. But look at the geometry and walk up to a wall it looks like paper, you simply cannot compare these games like that.

What you are comparing here is not the engine, but the game itself. If you were comparing the engines, then you would be looking at pile upon piles of documentation on the capabilities of the engines and benchmarks based on something comparable.
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I'm sorry, but I think people need to get off the Frostbite bandwagon.
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Yeah but modern warfare 2 looks still good, far better than first cod you cant it compare, i think cod engine looks even better than source engine, if i have compare black ops and portal 2 graphic i think black ops is winner, COD games arent best looks in world but arent old, still looks good.
Yes, it looks good, but looks don't make an engine. The source engine has shadows, physics, and is extremely compatible. You can play the source engine on an old piece of crap computer with on-board video. That being said, I don't think anyone can really say what the "best" game engine is unless they've actually used all the ones in question to make games, which I seriously doubt very many people have.
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