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Originally Posted by HK_47 View Post
how can crytek go out and say this when cryengine 2 looks much better than cryengine 3? looks like they are just trying to justify their consolitis
Except it doesn't. Cryengine 3 is more advanced in virtually all ways. Crysis 2 at launch wasn't an impressive show but the DX11 and texture pack changed that. Even then Crysis 2 wasn't using the engine's full potential (only rare uses of global illumination).
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post #92 of 116
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Originally Posted by Hukkel View Post
Source: http://www.nowgamer.com/news/1078039..._fidelity.html

A nice reaction from Crytek to the chart where NVidia showed how much more powerfull a GTX580 was compared to the GPU in a console. Finally someone with actual understanding of the matter replying to the "not backed up by anything" charts Nvidia fed the PC club.
It just sounds to me like Crytek trying to defend selling out to consoles. I'm sorry, but how do you make an argument for inferior hardware by saying "well, those ******* that bought an xbox won't notice the difference, lawlz"?!

Don't get me wrong, I don't blame these companies for making console games. It's all about money for them in the long run, and there are 10x more console owners and much more money for them in that market.
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Boy you guys are blowing this so far out of proportion it's not even funny. He's just trying to make the point that gpu power and visual quality aren't related linearly, which is 100% true.
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Boy you guys are blowing this so far out of proportion it's not even funny.
Welcome to the internet, where people tend to do that. People also tend to lose much of their logical and rational thought process.
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Welcome to the internet, where people tend to do that. People also tend to lose much of their logical and rational thought process.
Thanks for the welcome, but I've been here before. It seems to get worse every day
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.."Any benefit we get from increased hardware power today, is applied more and more to the finer details."

He directly contradicts his earlier statements with this last sentence.

It's obvious he's just trying to defend his company's decision to take crysis to consoles. Crysis 2 should have been a giant leap forward in graphics technology. Instead, it didn't even measure up to Crysis Warhead.

Now we have games like Rage made by iD (who realize that you have to continue pushing PC technology in order to further the gaming industry as a whole) showing us the disparity between consoles and PCs in terms of graphics.




Another thing to keep in mind; 9x more processing power may only increase visual fidelity by 50% in Crysis 2, because the entire engine was designed to run on a console, whereas Crysis 1 was designed to run on a PC only. The engine is just as important as the raw processing power when making these comparisons.
You spoke for me.
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Playing Gears of War 2 I thought it looked like the best graphics I'd ever seen.
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And the Console guys are crying because their BF3 can only handle 32 player maps whereas PC's can handle 64 Players+(who knows what future patches hold). Oh on that note, we get patches which fix bug in games and make them more balanced and add cool new features

Consoles have their place, and it sure aint trying to compete with the PC. Never going to happen.
   
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post #99 of 116
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And the Console guys are crying because their BF3 can only handle 32 player maps whereas PC's can handle 64 Players+(who knows what future patches hold). Oh on that note, we get patches which fix bug in games and make them more balanced and add cool new features

Consoles have their place, and it sure aint trying to compete with the PC. Never going to happen.
Consoles get patches too...just less often.
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Cryengine 3 is amazing, most beautiful engine to date. Problem is Crysis 2 still doesn't fully use it properly. I hope it get more refined and optimized.
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