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Another EA flop? Or next game of the year title?

We'll have to wait and see.
    
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Another EA flop? Or next game of the year title?

We'll have to wait and see.
Sounds like the news right before a commercial.
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Huh... correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't the first trailer that came out have extremely realistic graphics and not this cell-shaded looking crap?
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uiding her along her journey at all times is what DICE is calling Runner Vision. This highlights her path in a red tint, showing her which objects she should vault off of to make her way to her goal. I'm still a little worried that this will eliminate the exploration factor that Mirror's Edge has the potential to present, but we'll have to wait and see what the Swedish developers have in store before passing judgment. There's also the dreaded reaction (bullet) time that Faith can use to her advantage, but I've always been a sucker for the effect if done properly and sparingly.
That 1 paragraph killed it. Then and there. I cant bear to even think about both of those.

The Runner Vision prolly will ruin the difficulty of the game.
The Bullet Time prolly will just be one of those things that'll either make or break the game.

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There's an interesting risk-reward situation that is created by the option of using a gun in the game. Faith is obviously proficient at dealing with enemies when in-close, but if she wants to take down a foe from afar she'll need a gun. It's when she picks up that gun however, that she loses all of her agile abilities. To shoot at things, or to not shoot at things. The eternal struggle.
That is pure awesomeness if done correctly.
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Someone likes AA.
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Huh... correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't the first trailer that came out have extremely realistic graphics and not this cell-shaded looking crap?
Yeah, why are they advertising it with this cartoony video when it's purportedly using the Unreal 3 engine? I mean, we've already seen a video of "real" gameplay here, it looks to have incredible graphics. So why the switch in this video?
    
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Yeah, why are they advertising it with this cartoony video when it's purportedly using the Unreal 3 engine? I mean, we've already seen a video of "real" gameplay here, it looks to have incredible graphics. So why the switch in this video?
it was only a cartoon advertisement. They probably didn't have the time to create a whole new trailer just for the prupose of explaining the story. Take it easy.

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Huh... correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't the first trailer that came out have extremely realistic graphics and not this cell-shaded looking crap?
It still is going to be extremely realistic graphics - but if you read what I read above, maybe you would understand.
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it was only a cartoon advertisement. They probably didn't have the time to create a whole new trailer just for the prupose of explaining the story. Take it easy.
I was just asking. It's not as if I'm angry about it. lol.

It just seems with a game that is supposedly going to be killer in the graphics department, they wouldn't make a trailer like this.
    
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it was only a cartoon advertisement. They probably didn't have the time to create a whole new trailer just for the prupose of explaining the story. Take it easy.

It still is going to be extremely realistic graphics - but if you read what I read above, maybe you would understand.
Yeah ok, maybe I skimmed through most of it, but it makes sense now. If they do plan to go this route with the concept all the way through production, it will probably come back to reward them. Now we get to try and understand the game itself and not focus on how visually pleasing it is, but in the end we know it'll be a beauty. So it'll keep that sense of excitement flowing in the blood.
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I'll give the developers credit for the idea of giving you such freedom of motion. However I'm not that excited about the context. The story about people rising against the evil government who seeks to control everyone has been done plenty of times so I can't muster much interest in it.
Also it looks as If you'd be spending most of the game mindlessly running away from "them". While that may be fun the first time once the moves get old there won't be much incentive to keep playing.
To sum things up I'll say that while I find the initial idea good, I don't see much else that would keep me interested in the game.
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