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i'm sure they are cooking up some sort of rebuttal to the recent bad press. The words they have used in their defense have been an ill attempt @ best to recover ground.
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Just because people made assumptions due to the lack of concrete information from the company, doesn't mean we were mislead... it means we made assumptions. We all know about assumptions don't we? I love top-end graphics as much as the next guy, but i don't get my panties in a twist every time i'm let down. If I want more from a game than their max textures can offer, i'll find out how to help those like-minded in making improved textures.
Again though... why not let the game release, put it on max, THEN if it still looks like a 2012/13 game. I think it's ridiculous people saying any modern game has bad graphics though. There is a par, but that par is high already... under-par still looks great.
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Just because people made assumptions due to the lack of concrete information from the company, doesn't mean we were mislead... it means we made assumptions. We all know about assumptions don't we? I love top-end graphics as much as the next guy, but i don't get my panties in a twist every time i'm let down. If I want more from a game than their max textures can offer, i'll find out how to help those like-minded in making improved textures.
Again though... why not let the game release, put it on max, THEN if it still looks like a 2012/13 game. I think it's ridiculous people saying any modern game has bad graphics though. There is a par, but that par is high already... under-par still looks great.

What do you think bait and switch is? Businesses play off of consumers' assumptions that a product is going to be a certain way and then the product ends up being something different/worse. It is wrong.

...but it is interesting that you say you have panties. tongue.gif
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What do you think bait and switch is? Businesses play off of consumers' assumptions that a product is going to be a certain way and then the product ends up being something different/worse. It is wrong.

...but it is interesting that you say you have panties. tongue.gif

THEY'RE COMFORTABLE! DON'T JUDGE ME! biggrin.gif

My end point, the game isn't out, lets reserve judgement
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THEY'RE COMFORTABLE! DON'T JUDGE ME! biggrin.gif

My end point, the game isn't out, lets reserve judgement

Hehe! not at all sir. Whatever makes your gaming sessions more comfortable.biggrin.gif

But actually, I think this ranting has a positive effect. If no one said anything, developers would just do whatever they wanted because they would believe sales wouldn't be hurt by things like this.

I hope they see/hear all of this. Let's say they originally intended on giving the pc version the "console treatment" and they still may very well do so, but if there is anything positive that comes from complaining, at least it gives them something to consider.
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hey @least the console treatment is starting to include multithreading in 2014.
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Just because people made assumptions due to the lack of concrete information from the company, doesn't mean we were mislead... it means we made assumptions. We all know about assumptions don't we? I love top-end graphics as much as the next guy, but i don't get my panties in a twist every time i'm let down. If I want more from a game than their max textures can offer, i'll find out how to help those like-minded in making improved textures.
Again though... why not let the game release, put it on max, THEN if it still looks like a 2012/13 game. I think it's ridiculous people saying any modern game has bad graphics though. There is a par, but that par is high already... under-par still looks great.
under par would look better than par, over par would be the one that still looks great, and modern games do have bad graphics, you judge graphics on the era/time period they were released, just because something comes out now that looks better than a game that looked amazing in 2005, it doesn't mean this current game looks amazing
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hey @least the console treatment is starting to include multithreading in 2014.

True! Glad I invested in the 4930k!thumb.gif
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True! Glad I invested in the 4930k!thumb.gif

you have more cpu cores then me huh, man that cpu is twice the price of the 3770k and its only 2 more cores plus the 3770k has less thermal design power

needs less power and has its own graphics chip just in case biggrin.gif

still maybe for watchdogs your extra threads will shoot your performance sky high over other i7s
Edited by DrClaw - 3/12/14 at 6:55pm
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you have more cpu cores then me huh, man that cpu is twice the price of the 3770k and its only 2 more cores plus the 3770k has less thermal design power

needs less power and has its own graphics chip just in case biggrin.gif

still maybe for watchdogs your extra threads will shoot your performance sky high over other i7s

you think that is bad... the 4960x has 3mb more of L3 cache for 1,000$!
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