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Well looks like its time borrow my sister in-laws ps3 and find a baby sitter for a weekend haha =)
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Go to GameSpots review, they gave it a 8/10 and the comment section is blowing up hard.

http://www.gamespot.com/the-last-of-us/reviews/the-last-of-us-review-6409197/
    
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While it looks really well written, and the gameplay looks decent, all I could keep noticing is that the graphics are baaaad.
The PS3 is dated, and it's showing it. They put probably 90% of the visual budget into characters, and as a result, the environments look awful. This is of course in comparison to Metro: Last Light and Crysis 3 on PC (and on max), but still... glad that the next console cycle is coming; it will be interesting to see what pure-console gamers have to say when they see truly current-gen graphics.

/edit

Looking at Gamespot, they seem to have it right. The gameplay and story are the focus. The amount of 'outrage' against 8/10 is kind of insane.
Edited by doomlord52 - 6/5/13 at 10:28am
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post #14 of 160
30 minutes of gameplay...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FlcnrCcR5k

This is fantastic! Almost makes me want to buy a PS3.

Agree with the graphics... but they did a good job still.
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Originally Posted by doomlord52 View Post

While it looks really well written, and the gameplay looks decent, all I could keep noticing is that the graphics are baaaad.
The PS3 is dated, and it's showing it. They put probably 90% of the visual budget into characters, and as a result, the environments look awful. This is of course in comparison to Metro: Last Light and Crysis 3 on PC (and on max), but still... glad that the next console cycle is coming; it will be interesting to see what pure-console gamers have to say when they see truly current-gen graphics.

/edit

Looking at Gamespot, they seem to have it right. The gameplay and story are the focus. The amount of 'outrage' against 8/10 is kind of insane.

welcome to the current video game user base lol. this game looks nice. if anything my one complaint would be that the characters feel so alive, yet the world they roam in feels very "dead" or "stiff".either way, looks like this one actually deserves the level of praise it's getting so far, unlike their other franchise which is the most overrated property this generation easily.
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Quote:
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While it looks really well written, and the gameplay looks decent, all I could keep noticing is that the graphics are baaaad.
The PS3 is dated, and it's showing it. They put probably 90% of the visual budget into characters, and as a result, the environments look awful. This is of course in comparison to Metro: Last Light and Crysis 3 on PC (and on max), but still... glad that the next console cycle is coming; it will be interesting to see what pure-console gamers have to say when they see truly current-gen graphics.

/edit

Looking at Gamespot, they seem to have it right. The gameplay and story are the focus. The amount of 'outrage' against 8/10 is kind of insane.

There were times in the videos I saw that the visuals didn't look that great, but still...calling it baad? I don't even have a PS3, but I can see that this is visually impressive for what's almost last-gen console visuals. It's like what RE4 was for the GC. maybe someday I can play this on an emulator...probably in 5-6 years?
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post #17 of 160
Boohoo the graphics aren't as good as Crysis 3. Most people would rather have a great story with solid gameplay. That's why Last of Us and Bioshock have 95's and Crysis 3 has a 76. The game still looks great for the hardware it is running on.
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I love how Polygon's review sticks out like a sore thumb. As if they intentionally rated the game the score they did because they felt they were onto something. tongue.gif
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This broke my heart. I thought for some reason I imagined the release date was later and it was released yesterday/today. Now I'll just sit in sadness and wait another 9 days. I was going to drive my car to its fullest extent to get to GameStop...lol.
 
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I'm grateful that my little brother bought a ps3 biggrin.gif I'm definitely going to give this game a go!
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