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The next generation of games machines will be driven to new levels of graphics realism, says Julien Merceron, worldwide technology director at Square Enix.
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Every time there is a new generation of gaming consoles, the same thing is said. I remember when I first saw "Goldeneye: 007" I thought it looked so "real" haha.
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Most of this seems pretty obvious, though I don't really see "asset sharing" becoming a big thing. The process for creating models & textures for movies versus that of games usually makes it very impractical to try and recycle assets.
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Wasn't it either a Sony or MS rep that said the next gen game consoles' hardware will not be that big of an upgrade?
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will the next gen consoles even be equal to a 2600k+6970?!?
Actually now that I think about it no game uses the latest tech to the fullest since most people don't have the latest (not including the people of OCN lol). Considering how optimized console games are made for the hardware maybe we will get alot better looking games. . .
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Good, better looking ports for us.
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will the next gen consoles even be equal to a 2600k+6970?!?
Actually now that I think about it no game uses the latest tech to the fullest since most people don't have the latest (not including the people of OCN lol). Considering how optimized console games are made for the hardware maybe we will get alot better looking games. . .
No way in hell, they would cost too much to make.
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Eh, I'm not looking forward to another generation that focuses on photorealism. Although we will eventually see video games that match traditional animation, it's still an approach that's very worth perusing.

In my opinion, there's far more room for growth in stylized graphics than there will ever be in photorealism.
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If you make a game look real, Its not really a game :/

I dont care about graphics in this day and age, Even 2d looks good coz its HD 2D
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Eh, I'm not looking forward to another generation that focuses on photorealism. Although we will eventually see video games that match traditional animation, it's still an approach that's very worth perusing.

In my opinion, there's far more room for growth in stylized graphics than there will ever be in photorealism.
Not to say that games with stylized graphics generally look better at lower performance cost.
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