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As we pointed out in our Port Authority, there are very few options when it comes to setting graphics quality in Darksiders 2. To make matters worse, the promised .config file that would allow gamers to tweak a bunch of different graphic settings was nowhere to be found. Yesterday, Darksiders 2 Community Manager Mathew Everett took to the official forums and apologised about misleading their fans about the lack of features -- and that the team is looking into a way to release a patch to possibly address some of these issues.

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W00t for THQ. wheee.gif
Edited by skyn3t - 8/18/12 at 2:58am
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And how about everything else? 0.o

like vsync and stuttering
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And how about everything else? 0.o
like vsync and stuttering

this may come with the patch. but we all know today's games comes like this often and we are the Gamer's Beta test.
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this may come with the patch. but we all know today's games comes like this often and we are the Gamer's Beta test.

Don't remember game, that I played, that needed vsync to be forced from control panel, because in-game setting doesn't work, and to run it in windowed mode because it produced massive stuttering otherwise.
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Well at least they had the ball to came out and apologized. Admitting that its a less then great port and actually working to improve it is more then the usual middle finger we PC gamer get form console oriented developer.
    
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Well at least they had the ball to came out and apologized. Admitting that its a less then great port and actually working to improve it is more then the usual middle finger we PC gamer get form console oriented developer.

THIS, things that DICE and Crytek never did in the beginner smile.gif
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This does not suprise me at all in least.
The first still to this day has never been fixed, many many issues with crashing and as with Darksider 2 theres little video settings.

If you look on the steam forums you fill see lots of pages of people who had an issue where you need to go into the game folder and delete an AMD advert video file just so they could start up the game, then you could play the game for about 15-20 minutes and it would always crash at certain places in the game.

I had to give up with the first one as all the freezing up spoiled it for me, shame as it looked to be a decent game, i vowed not to buy the 2nd due to the way THQ abandoned the first and didnt patch it but just left it broken.

Hope THQ have decided to support the 2nd one better on PC, they really took a big dump on their fans with the first Darksiders on PC.
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This article is about changing video settings, re-map keys and .config file.
Didn't see anything about real issues.
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Well at least they had the ball to came out and apologized. Admitting that its a less then great port and actually working to improve it is more then the usual middle finger we PC gamer get form console oriented developer.

You would think that the features inherent to PC gaming wouldn't be some mysterious arcane knowledge anymore. You'd think that a major publisher of PC games like THQ would give studios a heads up notice or that at least one person who works in these various developers would be PC gamer and kind of mention it at one of the staff meetings.

It's good when they are willing to go back and fix the omissions, but it is the same mistake over and over again.
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You would think that the features inherent to PC gaming wouldn't be some mysterious arcane knowledge anymore. You'd think that a major publisher of PC games like THQ would give studios a heads up notice or that at least one person who works in these various developers would be PC gamer and kind of mention it at one of the staff meetings.
It's good when they are willing to go back and fix the omissions, but it is the same mistake over and over again.

I agree. Still I appreciate the general attitude. It's not like some companies that shall not be named that treat pc games like dirty dogs that they might trow a old bone to now and again. You know the type that think "PC gamer are all pirates anyway. They are lucky that we offer them a port in the first place. If they don't like it, we don't care as we make our money on the Xbox anyway."
    
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