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If you don't like it / can't deal with it then don't buy it.
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I wonder if actually showing how the game is really supposed to look would be detrimental at the end, instead of having the opposite effect.


Showing a nice projection of what the producers have envisioned may be a self motivational act for them. It may push the designers to work harder to actually try to achieve what they showed.


On contrast, if they just go conservative and preview a regular looking game, they'll stick with that vision and won't put up much emphasis on the graphics department for the final release of the game.
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Originally Posted by motsm View Post

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3MdOBH-jDc&t

Beyond that, apparently the game was played by fans at TGS (I believe) on PS3's. All of the info is in the two Neogaf threads, but they are so massive at this point, all the details may be hard to find.

Ok so lets compare that to the retail game. In order to do so we need to look at the same place in both the versions.

Are you really telling me that thees to build are totally different and one is vastly superior to the other? Can you even tell which is which?




All I can see is some minor differences in the lighting and color grading (they opted to put more light in this scene and use a more green tint rather then blue). The only real difference in this instance is the splash effect that is toned down quite a bit in the final version.

Videos

3:50

7:18


There are differences sure but to the point of being miss leading. I'm not convinced. Of course there are people how think darker is always better like how some claim the Xbone version of Thief looks better then the PS4 rolleyes.gif Because in their eyes crushed blacks makes everything better.
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Top: Retail Bottom: PlayStation Access PS3 demo form Jan 29, 2014

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Originally Posted by Bit_reaper View Post

Ok so lets compare that to the retail game. In order to do so we need to look at the same place in both the versions.

Are you really telling me that thees to build are totally different and one is vastly superior to the other? Can you even tell which is which?




All I can see is some minor differences in the lighting and color grading (they opted to put more light in this scene and use a more green tint rather then blue). The only real difference in this instance is the splash effect that is toned quite a bit in the final version.

There are differences sure but to the point of being miss leading. I'm not convinced. Of course there are people how think darker is always better like how some claim the Xbone version of Thief looks better then the PS4 rolleyes.gif Because in their eyes crushed blacks makes everything better.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Top: Retail Bottom: PlayStation Access PS3 demo form Jan 29, 2014

Well, I guess we all have different eyes, but the top screenshot looks A LOT better to me than the one below it.
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Well that must suck for them console fanboys tongue.gif But it still looks great anyways & this is DARK SOULS we're talking about, graphics doesn't matter at all, it's all about the gameplay
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Leopard2lx View Post

Well, I guess we all have different eyes, but the top screenshot looks A LOT better to me than the one below it.

The top screen shot is retail tongue.gif The one people are say is downgraded.
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Im not saying developers should not make versions of next gen games for last gen consoles. I am saying that if they are going to, they need to make it quite clear whether it be at these conventions or on their advertisements which version they are showing to avoid these problems and confusion.

Do you think they want to do that or would they prefer to benefit from playing off of and cashing in on the ignorant? yes, a lot of people do buy games based on advertisement alone. It may be stupid but you cant deny that it isnt true or else these companies would not invest so much money in the marketing of these games.
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I got dark soul for pc with internal res 1024x768 and 30 fps cap.The only purpose of this game is death not graphics
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Gamers, or spoiled brats? YOU DECIDE! thumb.gif


Also if you are going to show footage or pictures of comparisons....


PLEASE LABEL THE DAMN IMAGES!!!!


I can't tell what the hell I am supposed to see and which one is PC or Console.... WOW. mad.gif
    
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Looks like everybodys taking a crack at games for the difference in visuals, Including Infamous

Eh, I guess alot can happen since E3, scenery, lighting. Waiting for "Downgrade" articles as I've been seeing popping up a lot lately lol
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