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Could it be that they had to dumb the graphics and game scenes down for consoles, then ran out of money to finish the game properly for all versions?
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Could it be that they had to dumb the graphics and game scenes down for consoles, then ran out of money to finish the game properly for all versions?

That would make sense if the game looked the same for PC and console, but from watching that video the console version looks worse... very strange.
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I feel like "we" as PC gamers will never again receive any good games like we did in the past. I could be wrong and this is my opinion , I was so excited when Doom3 was released and it was just "OMG" , I built a machine just for that. Half Life 2 came around and again , very nice. FAR CRY was my favorite as far as GFX goes but I havent seen anything even come close to taking advantage of all this hardware we are buying , where has it all gone? have the big studios bought out and ruined PC gaming? I would be ashamed to have built this up so much and to release this crap . I am so disgusted with the whole thing. PATHETIC . Back in the day game developers would make games to try to destroy our machines, we would flock to stores to buy the baddest hardware we could find just to play the games on "ultra" . I guess they are just simply to lazy to design such things now ...again PATHETIC mad.gif

You have MS and Sony to thank for that. 90% of games are based on maxing out ~8 year old hardware. mad.gif You don't have to like games like Crysis to appreciate the time Crytek takes to atleast make an attempt at using our hardware. (Just one example of a few)
    
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It's sad when the demo is 10 times better than the actual game. The atmosphere and the lighting are inexistent in the final build.
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Its probably because i they tried to use that in Consoles it would look like a blurry mess.
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So how big did the install file end up being? Doesn't look like the high res textures they bragged about are there either. mad.gif
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You have MS and Sony to thank for that. 90% of games are based on maxing out ~8 year old hardware. mad.gif You don't have to like games like Crysis to appreciate the time Crytek takes to atleast make an attempt at using our hardware. (Just one example of a few)

I personally enjoy walking around an environment just looking at the finer details. Back in 2001 when Halo came out, I was in awe at how much little details there were. (shooting a warthog gun, watch the shell casing roll down the hill, zoom into that shell with a sniper rifle, see the engravings on the shell....and countless more examples like this)

Why haven't games pushed beyond this??? frown.gif
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So how big did the install file end up being? Doesn't look like the high res textures they bragged about are there either. mad.gif

6GB or so is what TotalBiscuit said.
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I think people who preordered have a legitimate complaint. Steam even has images of the game in its "developmental state" which we know turned out to be better than the final state lol....Anyway, yes that is false advertising. You are not getting what is pictured on the AC profile on steam.
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So the game is around 6GB

the specs say:
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Hard Drive: 20GB free hard disk space

Does that mean that the DLC is going to use the other 14?tongue.gif
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