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[TH] Unreal Engine 4 Not For Current Platforms (Except Kepler)

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There's nothing like a game engine you can't run. That means the current hardware platform doesn't have what it takes to render the graphical goodness the software has to offer. It also means it's time to invest in new components or, if you're a console junkie, wait for Microsoft and Sony to cough up a new box. That's where we stand with Unreal Engine 4.

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Looks like one more reason to get a new 670/680.
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Good Guy Epic , one day we will be able to play Samaritan demo in the comfort of our houses as a proper game smile.gif hope my 6970 can last until 8k series smile.gif
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So.. It can run on a 680 (or a 690).. And it can't run on a 7970 why?.. Probably because they can't bother optimizing for AMD and would rather kiss NVIDIA's backside (no surprise there!).. Why do they feel the need to market NVIDIA's products? -_-

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"When you look for the best graphics available in the whole game industry today, you look at Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and those games are the best out there, bar none.

Yeah, right. The vibe I'm getting there is that they don't really care about PC games or they would show favor to the consoles. Thanks, but no thanks. Epic have really been ruining their games recently imo.
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"When you look for the best graphics available in the whole game industry today, you look at Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3"


Stopped taking article seriously right around there.....
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It also means it's time to invest in new components


Noooo..., it means the best time to invest in new components is 6-9 months after a game decent game running U4 comes out. When the "Crysis Effect" hits the mid-range and performance sector.
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So.. It can run on a 680 (or a 690).. And it can't run on a 7970 why?.. Probably because they can't bother optimizing for AMD and would rather kiss NVIDIA's backside (no surprise there!).. and:
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"When you look for the best graphics available in the whole game industry today, you look at Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and those games are the best out there, bar none.
Yeah, right. The vibe I'm getting there is that they don't really care about PC games or they would show favor to the consoles. Thanks, but no thanks. Epic have really been ruining their games recently imo.

What do you expect from a company offers support and hardware to developers? Plus, Nvidia drivers, vendors, support, etc has in my experience been MILES better than anything AMD has ever given me. I feel like the money I put into anything Nvidia related gets me good returns meanwhile I feelt like any and all money I'm saving on AMD really shows in the lack of everything I don't get...
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So arrogant article...It hurts my iq
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Stupid article is just stupid. So, it won't run with almost top of the line computer hardware but will work with the next console gen...aha...when next console gen won't be touching a 7970,and not even close :S
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What's the point of having a game engine that no one can enjoy fluently? I mean, I love having great graphics and all but playability would be really cool too...
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not surprised/10. Epic games = Epic fail.
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