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The game is absolutely AMAZING. I was not expecting it to perform as well as it dose. I am able to run it on very high with 30-60fps, it runs better then 2033 and it looks far better.
This is what I expect from every large title game but hey I guess graphics card industry has to make money some how. From the little shops to the people telling you to get out of the way the level of detail blows my mind. I fell the same as when I first played crysis back in 2007. They managed to give us amazing graphics, with grate performance plus the littlest details with pull you into the apocalyptic nightmare. Little things like losing half your money when you pass out wasted. Why dont they take all of it? Because they are going threw the same **** as you are.
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It's optimized way better than the 1st, even I can run it fine at 1440p, though using SSAA will murder your rig.
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There is probably well implemented motion blur again in Last Light, which will make a ton of difference. Crytek's motion blur was the thing that allowed me to play Crysis on an 8800GTX. The idiots at bethesda should have taken note - I can tell you that motion blur would have been infinitely beneficial to the poor sods playing skyrim on consoles.

This is promising news about Last Light, although my main issue with 2033 is not framerates, but stutter. I have never managed to fix this: http://www.overclock.net/t/1222994/metro-2033-is-there-any-stutter-fix-yet

Along with the steamworks DRM and absence of saving (again), my metro 2033 stutter experience is the main thing putting me off purchasing Last Light. It's the same engine after all. I'll most likely wait until it's bargain bin.

Many people tell me that 2033 doesn't stutter for them, but when I have the stutter on a 2600k/GTX580/Win7 machine, and then confirm that same stutter on an E8400/gtx285/XP machine, you can see why I might be skeptical and wary of the engine.
Edited by Oubadah - 5/18/13 at 9:26pm
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I agree totally. This game runs beautifully. And this is coming from an AMD CARD OWNER using Very-High settings.

I have yet to understand why so many other AMD users are having issues with it. Hopefully the next wave of driver updates will help these fella's out. thumb.gif
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I was surprised myself. I was expecting it to look and run more or less the same as the first, but instead it runs much smoother and looks amazing. It's one of two games with real "next gen" visuals to my knowledge, the other being Crysis 3. I even run slight downsampling (1152p) and more surprisingly, 2x FSSGSSAA. Who the heck would have thought my single GPU setup would be able to run supersampling in Metro?

I also didn't expect the game to be quite as good as it was. I expected the same excellence seen in the first, but I didn't think they'd be taking storytelling even further. I've never seen an FPS game with such a developed story.
Edited by boredgunner - 5/18/13 at 9:47pm
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Ever since the update it runs perfect on my MSI 7970 TF3 OC..

Game is amazing!
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Yeah the first one wasnt that good optimized.
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This series is one of those games I will own for the rest of my life. When I am older I will look back and remember how amazed I was when I first played it. A true work of art, after playing bio shock infinity and this game my standards are high. Games are drawing us in more and more, with graphics but more importantly storyline. Allowing us to get a glimpses into what is or could be. I imagine games will become so realistic we will not be able to distinguish realty, we will be so immersed that we suffer from PTSD. biggrin.gif
Movies/TV can play tricks on our mind making us believe we experienced the story our self's. When you remember a movie or a TV show you do not remember the surroundings of the screen, you remember it as if you wear in the story. Games are far more powerful, drawing us into emotions deeper and most of all giving us a illusion of control. Our choices with in the games reinforce the storyline making it fell as if we experienced it because we have illusion of choice.

Video games are very powerful tools. I can only imagine the shockwave from games like bio shock, deus and metro.
I wonder how many kids decided to join the army after playing call of duty. Movies, TV, and most of games can shake the world.
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People keep harping on about Bioshock Infinite. To give me some perspective, could you tell me what you thought of the first Bioshock, and how you think Infinite compares - Equal? Better? Worse?

I need to know that, because I personally thought the original Bioshock was mediocre and massively overrated.

Also, the other big question is: does Infinite have mouse acceleration? Because even if the original Bioshock had any replay value (which it didn't) I still wouldn't have played it again because of the demented mouse input.
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