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And this is exactly why you don't preorder anything without a really good reason, take every piece of marketing with a small mountain of salt, refuse to buy broken products for premium prices, and most of all, learn what the heck you/your platform is capable of before attempting to use it.

If I sold "flying potion ointment" for $6000 with a sticker slapped across the front with a guy flying around while flapping his arms, are you guys really going to buy it, and them proceed to immediately jump off a bridge to test it?

someone out there would.smile.gif
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Ironically, the article you linked has updates on the bottom completely contradict the article...

or is artistic choice a developer's nice way of saying downgrade?tongue.gif

there is a bigger picture in the game industry that we have become numb to. I always wondered when so many started to become accepting of this behavior and even so far as to defend it.

they say it has been done for so long then it must be okay?
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Ironically, the article you linked has updates on the bottom completely contradict the article...

I know, but I posted to show how everyone is taking a crack at the visuals in games these days, not to claim Infamous got a visual downgrade.
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The downgrade is warranted for the console version. PS3 performance is horrible.
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Its not a bait and switch. From software has repitedly staited that for Dark Souls II the PC is the lead platform.

If you're not aware of it don't speak on it... it is a bait a switch read this thread where the campaign started http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=784329

the graphics were shown intact running on ps3 hardware as a demo and then removed for retail, some of you try too hard rolleyes.gif
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Sooooo..........how's the gameplay?

Considering that Demon Souls / Dark Souls has always been about great gameplay and never been a graphical masterpiece; that's what I'm wondering as I wait for the PC version. Dark Souls 1 struggled on the PS3; heck, so did Demon Souls in parts. Why would Dark Souls II be any different with those aging platforms?

However, again, I think it misses the point; how's the game?
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The downgrade is warranted for the console version. PS3 performance is horrible.

of course its warranted but thats not the issue. Its the misrepresentation of the product or rather the product presentation without clarification of what platform any gameplay demo/advertisement is being run on.
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I disagree. After looking at the totality of the circumstances, I think the premise of this thread is without merit. IMHO.
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I really wanna sympathize with console players. I can't though. There's this mental block in my head that always tells me that everything bad that happens to console games is well-deserved. I know I have a problem. Help me someone, please. biggrin.gif

I'm with you

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If you're not aware of it don't speak on it... it is a bait a switch read this thread where the campaign started http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=784329

the graphics were shown intact running on ps3 hardware as a demo and then removed for retail, some of you try too hard rolleyes.gif

Wow...It's crazy how much better looking the first version is. I hope that's the PC version.
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