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[CVG] Metro: Last Light on console is 'essentially identical' to PC, says THQ

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"He added, "There are obviously things we can do on PC just because this is a studio where you give them a hardware limit and they'll expand to fill it and push it - higher resolution, slighter higher frame rate at that resolution, a few fancier lighting and graphical effects, whatever we can eke out the very latest generation of graphics cards for PC.

"But all the fundamentals - dynamic lighting, physics and AI - everything that has a material impact on the game is identical across platforms."


The last light of hope for this game has now been lit out
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more proof to show how much "current" gen consoles are negatively impacting PC
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Well, that sucks
    
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So either its a horrible port or he's flat-out lying?
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You would be stupid to expect otherwise, THQ isn't going to invest money just to please the smallest of the three platforms.
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dont skip this part before raging
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"There are obviously things we can do on PC just because this is a studio where you give them a hardware limit and they'll expand to fill it and push it - higher resolution, slighter higher frame rate at that resolution, a few fancier lighting and graphical effects, whatever we can eke out the very latest generation of graphics cards for PC.
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What's the problem here?
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Originally Posted by Telimektar View Post

You would be stupid to expect otherwise, THQ isn't going to invest money just to please the smallest of the three platforms.
I don't understand how it's stupid to expect otherwise when quiet afew games have done it and garnered praise for it.

Treat PC gamers good and they will treat you better... discard them and you might as well keep your game. This is what these devs fail to understand, i don't know why they even released this statement the game was multiplat to begin with unlike Crysis.
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post #9 of 103
Physics and AI on a Tri core Power CPU shouldn't be AWFUL. Memory constraints can definitely come into play and the Dynamic Lighting is going to be gimped. But how much lighting do you need in a tunnel? There aren't going to be too many shadows cast.
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I totally read that as 'pc looks just like the consoles.....because we ported it from consoles'
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