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Commenting on the 40-odd seconds of God of War III shown during last night's VGAs, series creator David Jaffe says that it looked good, but not as impressive as the game does in its most current form. You may recall that Jaffe had heaped some extremely high praise on the game's visuals after he recently saw it in action.

Last night's footage is only part of what he saw during an internal SCEA meeting, Jaffe revealed on his blog. "The stuff I saw that I raved about was probably finished 1-2 days before I got to the studios. The Spike stuff I saw had aleady been turned into Spike so it was 100% older," he explained.

"To give you an idea, the stuff I saw that I raved about looked about 25-30% better [than the HD footage Spike broadcast]," he said of the closed meeting footage, adding, "It happened to blow me away and remains the best looking console game I've ever seen ... beyond Gears 2 which so far is the best looking console game ever released." As for what Jaffe had to say to those who questioned his likening of GOW3 to a painting, well, you'll have to hit his blog to read that colorful prose (and watch a video of his thoughts on video game awards shows).
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Wait - wut? Spike had an HD broadcast? LOL
On my 1080p, it was widescreen but very very 480p crappy looking (the VGA awards in general). Cable box said 720p but it was stretched to fit the screen.

Anyways - on topic - when I first saw the trailer, I did question myself why he praised it so much originally. It looks good but not OMGWTHBBQ like he described it.
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 12/16/08 at 12:55pm
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Wait, so how do you gauge something by percentage just from looking at it? No doubt it looks good, I just think Jaffe is over zealously critiquing his brainchild.
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thought this was gears of war 3
    
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you can't really say something looks however many percent better... it sounds like he's a bit too excited about GoW3
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Wait, so how do you gauge something by percentage just from looking at it? No doubt it looks good, I just think Jaffe is over zealously critiquing his brainchild.
yeah - I dont know where he gets his %s. Thats kinda like how NaughtyDog was rating the PS3's usage. I don't get it.....

Anyways - I dont understand how he calls Gears 2 the best looking console game to date, when it's the same looking game since Gears 1 that certaintly isn't the best looking at all.
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Rofl...

I was gonna get Gears 2 when I got my 360, but this guy has a much bigger ego than CliffyB.
    
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thought this was gears of war 3
that would be Gears 3. Not GoW 3.

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I was gonna get Gears 2 when I got my 360, but this guy has a much bigger ego than CliffyB.
No - Cliffy B will go down in history as the biggest :turd: in the video game industry.
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haha I also thought this was gonna be about Gears of War 3 I saw "GoW3 25-30% Better..." and got excited XD

But I am excited about God of War III I added it to my "List of Reasons Why I Shouldn't Feel Bad About Buying a PS3". It's a short list
Edited by Solertia - 12/16/08 at 1:18pm
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While the trailer doesn't really show much I could definitely see this game looking AWESOME. If I remember correctly (and trust me I do) all the God of War iterations on the PS2 were some of the best, if not the best looking games on the console. I would think that this game will set the graphical bar even higher and will become the best looking game on the PS3 (held up til now by MGS4 IMO).
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God of War 3 will dominate. Kratos FTW
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