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How can you guys not realize that Crysis (Warhead) is simply much better looking than Gears 2? Have you actually taken a look at the environment, landforms, and weapons, and CHARACTERS in each of the games?
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post #32 of 88
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Originally Posted by arkheii View Post
If and when GOW2 comes out on PC, I'll decide for myself whether or not it looks better than Crysis Warhead. GOW2 looks pretty on the trailers, but still nowhere near Warhead.
"Gears 2 isn't coming to PC." -President of Epic games & Lead designer of Gears of War.

Anyway, I find it funny that these PC gamers are defending Crysis with such zeal yet I bet some of you were some of the same ones calling it a boring PITA, that amounted to nothing more than a benchmark just a year ago.

Gears of War:


Gears 2 looks that much better!
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post #33 of 88
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
GoW = GoW2
There is almost no difference at all. How they could choose this over other games like MGS4, Crysis Warhead, hell even Fallout 3 is beyond me. Gamespy sucks.

EDIT:
And its funny considering Gamespy does all the Crysis and Crysis Warhead networking.
Wow, im amazed, I thought this year they would of had E.T. has the most intense graphical game out there.
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Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post
"Gears 2 isn't coming to PC." -President of Epic games & Lead designer of Gears of War.
Thats why he said "If and when GoW2 comes to PC"
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post #35 of 88
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Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post
[I]Anyway, I find it funny that these PC gamers are defending Crysis with such zeal yet I bet some of you were some of the same ones calling it a boring PITA, that amounted to nothing more than a benchmark just a year ago.
Crysis was boring (for me), but when talking strictly about graphics it's hard to argue that on 2008 computers, especially with the sudden drop in prices and leap in gpu tech, Crysis Warhead can't be ignored just like that.

Warhead was also quite fun though.
Edited by arkheii - 12/25/08 at 8:21pm
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post #36 of 88
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
Thats why he said "If and when GoW2 comes to PC"
He obviously wasn't sure, so I had to assure him by citing quotes from the horses mouth.
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post #37 of 88
I agree with those of you saying the GoW2 is a great looking game - no question about that. However, it's still based on the Unreal engine which is nowhere near as graphically pretty, for lack of a better word, as CryEngine is. (Nowhere near as demanding either, but thats another issue...)

In a contest solely of visual prowess irregardless of platform, I fail to see how anything but Warhead can even be considered.
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post #38 of 88
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Originally Posted by Chipp View Post
I agree with those of you saying the GoW2 is a great looking game - no question about that. However, it's still based on the Unreal engine which is nowhere near as graphically pretty, for lack of a better word, as CryEngine is. (Nowhere near as demanding either, but thats another issue...)

In a contest solely of visual prowess irregardless of platform, I fail to see how anything but Warhead can even be considered.
HA! You said irregardless.

On topic: Because "graphics" isn't a technical term only. Graphics can mean art style, design or the way something looks which is subjective.

Its not a judgment solely on technical merits - Even considering technical merits, Gears of War 2 could have been deemed 'the best' because pulling something off that looks that good on hardware from 2005 is a great feat technically.

Look at how powerful desktop hardware is as apposed to console tech. GPUs that cost more than consoles themselves, so having 'the best' visuals comes as no surprise and is kind of a given - But considering the hardware the game is being ran on, yeah, I can see how Gears of War 2 won best visuals.
Edited by BizzareRide - 12/25/08 at 8:53pm
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I'm just waiting for Project Offset.
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Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post
He obviously wasn't sure, so I had to assure him by citing quotes from the horses mouth.
Well - devs tend to say things like that but then change it 1-2 years later in time. They did the same with Gears 1. Not to mention, the devs founded the PC Gaming Alliance (god damn backstabbers) and I'm sure there are some people quite upset that are apart of the group that dislike the decision for the 360 only.

So it's still quite possible. I believe it will about a year later, at least be confirmed for PC.
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