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Is it just me or does it seem like today's games EX: Crysis, AC, UT3. Demand so much more then what their producing? Crysis looks pretty but it all honesty, probably could be made with lesser requirements with a better build code or efficiency to the program.
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call of duty is nicely optimized, could handle a big variety of people, ut3 didnt seem to be demanding to me either, i think ut3 is less demanding then cod4, flight simulator x is the king of poor optimization
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I'd agree. CoD4 is a beautiful game and demands so little as did UT3. What I find amazing is that Crysis looks so poor for what it requires and games like it are the same way.
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Originally Posted by Black Magix View Post
I'd agree. CoD4 is a beautiful game and demands so little as did UT3. What I find amazing is that Crysis looks so poor for what it requires and games like it are the same way.
Yup, Crysis is everything a game should strive not to be.
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Originally Posted by RSXHiTMAN View Post
call of duty is nicely optimized, could handle a big variety of people, ut3 didnt seem to be demanding to me either, i think ut3 is less demanding then cod4, flight simulator x is the king of poor optimization
WAS the king.

Theres a service pack that really helps.
Actually, 2 service packs.
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The consumer is to blame for this.

Good games take time, consumers are not willing to wait it out and be patient.
Besides, you could have the best optimized game in the world and it still wouldn't make gamers happy.
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post #7 of 24
AC is actually fairly well optimized and very, very pretty.
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Originally Posted by Namrac View Post
AC is actually fairly well optimized and very, very pretty.
And I can MAX it.
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Games today taking more than their fair share?
lol sorry, I had to

You're right with the 2 for me, 1 for you idea. Isn't is now proven that they could optimize the PC one further? They're porting it to consoles now, which definitely don't have the power of a quad + g92 card...
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post #10 of 24
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Originally Posted by Namrac View Post
AC is actually fairly well optimized and very, very pretty.
Making games that dont require lattest stuff would be much better. Look at Blizzards games. They are all made to run in averange computer.
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