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post #21 of 49
The Witcher 2 is coming to xBox, and OMG that looks epic on PC... Gears is nice, i just hate the fact i could only play one game type because I refused to buy the DLC. No gold left anyway soe doesn't really matter any more.
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post #22 of 49
FFXIII on PS3 looks a pretty big step up from the 360 version.

Also Dark Souls on PS3 is incredible. I'd highly recommend this one. Just be prepared for random frame drops in a couple zones.
post #23 of 49
Best looking games I've seen/played to date...

Gears of War 3
Mass Effect 3 (out March 6)
Modern Warfare 3
Battlefield 3
Uncharted 2 and 3
Assassin's Creed Revelations
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post #24 of 49
As a 30 year video gamer and graphics snob, I have to agree that Uncharted games are probably some of the best graphics youre gonna put on that TV thru a console.................... The GTA episodes look really sweet thru either system as well. As for the Wii, well I personally think that Super Mario Galaxy 2 is a very bright and impressive game.

Other games that are VERY impressive:


Any of the Assassins Creed games (either system)

Any of the Gears of War games

Gran Turismo 5

The Modern Warfare games look pretty good
post #25 of 49
Coming from someone who lives on the big screen (120" projector) for game consoles I recommend the following:

Dark Souls: <<< Can not recommend this one enough >>>
If you can manage to get through the first handful of hours Dark Souls has some of the most impressive levels that I have seen in quite some time... To actually call them levels doesn't really do this game justice as the game actually renders its world as far as the eye can see.

Mass Effect 1/2/3:
While not the most graphically intense games they have some beautiful art direction with the final fight on the Citadel (ME1) being absolutely epic on a big screen.

Project Sylpheed: (or most flight combat sims for that matter)
Sure this game is ancient and the FMV laughable, but zooming around space armadas and gas clouds later in the game is breathtaking.

Gears of War 1/2/3:
Play them in order as they improve visually as the series progresses.

Bullet Storm: (Gears of War starring Jack Black on crack more or less)
Huge maps with some crazy visuals. (and lots of potty mouths)

Final Fantasy XIII: (XIII-2 is still in the plastic, just don't have time yet)
The first 3 discs are mediocre and felt and looked stiff... but when you get to Gran Pulse and are able to explore a bit it actually starts to feel and look like a Final Fantasy game.

Burnout Paradise:
This game received a makeover in patch which changed the visual style. For better or worse it is a blast and looks great.

I will have to flip through my stack of games tomorrow and see what else pulls up some good visual memories.
post #26 of 49
crysis 2, red dead redemption, gears 3
post #27 of 49
Alan Wake. Amazing graphics.

A lot of people here seem to forget that you sit quite far away when you play console, and in many cases it looks just as good as on PC.
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post #28 of 49
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Alan Wake. Amazing graphics.
A lot of people here seem to forget that you sit quite far away when you play console, and in many cases it looks just as good as on PC.

I'm not saying console titles can't look amazing, but there are quality limitations beyond how close you sit to the screen, such as maximum resolution, polygon detail and texture detail.
    
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post #29 of 49
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Originally Posted by Stefy View Post

Alan Wake. Amazing graphics.
A lot of people here seem to forget that you sit quite far away when you play console, and in many cases it looks just as good as on PC.

Imo this is whats wrong with console gamers, its all smoke & mirrors & their being duped. They think there games are not far off the PC or in some cases "as good". Like Red Dead redemption, some console gamers I know bragged about it like it was unbelievably, yet as soon as I saw it, I spotted the watered down textures, low res look, jaggies. Just pause Forza 4 & see what your really playing with & you laugh. its pretty amazing something so average looks pretty decent in motion with blur & from a far distance. Just smoke & mirrors.
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On PS3:

Battlefield 2 and 3.
Uncharted 1/2/3

They are both quite stunning games in terms of graphics and gameplay (:
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