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I'm thinking of buying this game, but if I do it'll be because of how amazing the game looks. So with that being said, can anybody give me an idea of what I should expect graphically speaking?
 
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post #2 of 8
I don't think it looks impressive at all. There is nothing visually about this game that sticks out in my mind.
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Awww man, that sucks. I was hoping to hear otherwise.

Any other opinions?
 
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post #4 of 8
Abhorrent...the first one was much better.

Id rather play wings of prey or sturmovik il2.
post #5 of 8
it actually looks pretty good imo...
you can always nit pick, but you can nit pick everything out there...

as a game, it was utter disappointment (I own the PS3 version, didn't bother with PC version, but ran the free benchmark to see it in 1080p + DX11)

but it does indeed look quite good... if you don't fly too low to the ground...

the plane models this time around is a LOT more accurate (if you're into them)
unlike the first one, where F-15C and E (single, Air Superiority, vs dual seating, Ground Attack) F-16 and F-2 (smaller, vs bigger Japanese variant, google for all the visual differences) Mig-25 and Mig-31, etc were ALL identical models, recycled over with only different physics, as well as how one of the gunpod was on the wrong side of the plane, etc...

they also took off a lot of the models, but I think it's better than having 4 variants of the same plane (F-18C/D, F-18E, F-18 RC, YF-17)


is it worth it? it really depends on what you want and what do you expect from the game... it's a very sub-par "game" but for what's out there, it's about the ONLY choice if you want a combat flight-sim that's arcady with hundreds of missiles with real life fighters in real locations, on the PC... of course other than its predecessor...

they tried TOO HARD to put TOO MANY things in there in TOO SHORT of a time that it totally failed... they did seem to listen to the suggestions and implemented a LOT of new things compared to the first one, but was really badly executed...

a lot were improved however, but at the same time, it didn't deliver on the expectations
and the "fun" didn't last, compared to the first one, where I spent hours and hours attempting impossible stunts, this time around, they completely demolished that ability with the new restrictions on the Off-Mode and other physics modifications...
post #6 of 8
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Thanks for your opinions guys. I've seen there's a benchmark out there, so I think I'll download that and try it for myself to see how impressive (or not) this game looks.
 
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post #7 of 8
wow they implemented DRM on the free HAWX 2 benchmark [facepalm] hate ubisoft. i'm going to boycott their softwares now >:[
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post #8 of 8
I just bought it today and I'm almost done beating it maxed in DX11. I think it's a great play. The visuals could be A LOT better for a flight game, but it's not displeasing in any manner if that's what you expected from the start.
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