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Quote:
Originally Posted by MoBeeJ;13789131 
Ill tell you 1 thing that will never change, distance.

Play any game that has lower textures and no aa on an xbox 360 while sitting 2 meters away, you will not see any difference.
Us pc gamers tend to sit close to our monitor, so our eyes catches things console gamers dont.
If a game has way lower image quality than a pc,i.e. metro, yea u will spot the diff miles away. Also they are used to low fps, i showed my friend BFBC2 and he told me "its too fast".
I loled hard at that
what were u running at? 60 fps? he shouldn't have say it's too fast he should've said it's too smooth biggrin.gif
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post #12 of 59
I agree, when I play my 360 I hook it up to my computer screen, so I can readily see the difference.

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that games framrate on xbox is like 20 average, lol
That's horrible.
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post #13 of 59
Well, considering it's running hardware from 2005... yeah, there's only so much it can do.
post #14 of 59
Yeah, the lack of AA is why the PC games are better... *facepalm*

You know why PC games are better? This site will explain why:

http://www.gog.com/en/frontpage/
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post #15 of 59
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by nielsbohr View Post
Yeah, the lack of AA is why the PC games are better... *facepalm*

You know why PC games are better? This site will explain why:

http://www.gog.com/en/frontpage/
I don't need to read to read someone else's opinion to know why I like something more than I do another.
    
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post #16 of 59
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Ill tell you 1 thing that will never change, distance.

Play any game that has lower textures and no aa on an xbox 360 while sitting 2 meters away, you will not see any difference.
Us pc gamers tend to sit close to our monitor, so our eyes catches things console gamers dont.
If a game has way lower image quality than a pc,i.e. metro, yea u will spot the diff miles away. Also they are used to low fps, i showed my friend BFBC2 and he told me "its too fast".
Ehhh.. Some of that is true but not all PC/console gamers play on the typical 22" monitor/40" tv. I play both on a 100" projection system and xbox has always looked like ass. PC games, otoh, hold up pretty well.
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post #17 of 59
To comment on the unrealistic shadows:

That's because the shadows are sometimes actually part of the texture, it's called texture baking.

Works very well for static scenes when you have little resources (like a game console)
    
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post #18 of 59
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Ehhh.. Some of that is true but not all PC/console gamers play on the typical 22" monitor/40" tv. I play both on a 100" projection system and xbox has always looked like ass. PC games, otoh, hold up pretty well.
Viewing distance, and angle, does tend to be a big factor. Size of the display is another obvious one.

I always found console games to look better on PC monitors than on HDTV's funnily enough. I find I can pick things out more easily too.

I do think however people make far too much of a meal of how good or bad console games look. Considering what they're running on they do a remarkable job of keeping up.
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seriouly i have to agree. my housemate got ps3 and everytime im watching him playing fifa 11, my eyes hurt. the texture is not even smooth.also the loading screen took longer time to finish (about 10ish sec) compared to pc (2sec?) on fifa 11. i enjoyed playing fifa 11 on pc even though EA sport **** up pc's version
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If he thinks bfbc2 is too fast he should play quake live

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