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if you look at character models in BF3 and MOH:WF they look almost photo realistic in some lighting scenarios. So with some tweaking i think we could be in for a big surprise. Hopefully they release it on Next gen consoles.
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Note to devs, FB2 supports more than 6 bonded inputs, so please, for the sake of decent gaming, make run, cover, hop, use, different key bindings
It makes for the worst game play mechanics

Really, I get that it's a console port, I've played worse ports with more intuitive controls
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I always said that Mass Effect needs more blue

So just because one game (BF3) decided for its art direction to have some weird blue hue filter that means all other games running on FB2 (MOH:W, NFS: Most Wanted) are using it....? Even the brief footage of the upcoming C&C running on FB2 didn't have it. The ignorance and blind hate never ceases to amaze on these forums. Such is the world I guess....
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Gotta milk any initially successful game. Another franchise gets turned into an endless generic sequel machine.

While, yes, any big company is going to milk a well know franchise to death, I think that because of Mass Effect's extensive universe that it deserves to have more games. Reading all the stuff in-game, the shear detail they created in the universe is enough to rival Star Wars' universe. There is so much more to explore besides Shepard's story line.
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Mass Effect 4: Rise of the lense flare.
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Bioware had announced a long time ago that the ME series we know was just one story to build up the world and that they want to make other ME games. Sheppards story is over but there is so much more that can and needs to be done with the world. Looking forward to what else they come up with as long as they dont go the way of Halo with the crappy spin-off titles.
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Mass Effect 4: Rise of the lense flare.

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I'm not keen on Frostbite 2, I don't know what it is i just don't find it looks very nice. Maybe it's what Capt said about the textures being low res. thinking.gif
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FB2 is one of the best game engines available right now. Nothing more needs to be said.

So what makes the FrostBite 2 a great engine again?
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So what makes the FrostBite 2 a great engine again?

It's threaded pretty well compared with most game engines. A tripcore or quad actually is appreciably faster than a dual core in, say, BF3, even if the dual-core has pretty high IPC.
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It's threaded pretty well compared with most game engines. A tripcore or quad actually is appreciably faster than a dual core in, say, BF3, even if the dual-core has pretty high IPC.
Plus it has 64bit CPU support, along with extensive destruction and lighting physics. It also has superb memory management to utilize every corner of a console. There are quite a few games lined up that will be using it, so we will see other then BF3 what quality of games can be made with it.
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Plus it has 64bit CPU support, along with extensive destruction and lighting physics. It also has superb memory management to utilize every corner of a console. There are quite a few games lined up that will be using it, so we will see other then BF3 what quality of games can be made with it.

So all the other things like a good netcode, sound engine, and etc. are no longer important?
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