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Has anyone seen the game requirements for the Gamer's Edition of King Kong? It's only available as a download and is 4 times the size of the standard edition. Graphics should be crazy! Anyways, here's the requirements...

Size: 6 GB
System requirements: Supported OS: Windows XP
Processor: Pentium IV 3.0 GHZ /AMD 3000+ or better
RAM: 2 GB
Video Card: 3D 256 MB, supporting Pixel shader 3.0 and Vertex shader 3.0
Sound Card: DirectX9.0C compatible, EAX 3.0
DirectX® Version: DirectX 9.0C
Hard Drive Space: 5.4 GB
Supported Video Cards at Time of Release: ATI X1800/NVIDIA 6800 or better
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I want to see the screens that call for such requirements. I saw 4 of them when it first came out, and I must say, that 3 of them looked pretty bad. Only one of them was really rendered and shaded with such detail that I could see it needing that kind of power.
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hmm they were probly from the normal version which is catered for the mass market who do not have PC's like us all , so the gamer version is the one for people like us.
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Originally Posted by stevebaz
hmm they were probly from the normal version which is catered for the mass market who do not have PC's like us all , so the gamer version is the one for people like us.
Ya, I wouldn't doubt that he was looking at the standard edition screenshots. I'm still shocked that a game requires SM3.0, 256 mb video ram, 2 gb of system ram and an AMD 3000+. That's just flat out nuts! Btw, they offer no refunds if your system can't hang, so make sure you can before you buy it! Lastly, I'll put up some screenshots in 2 days of the game. (If it'll load with my x850xt and only SM2.0)
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I think I should handle it just fine
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Originally Posted by Mr. Mumbles
I think I should handle it just fine
I've actually seen a demo of it and it looks incredible. I can't wait to try it!
This reviewer gave it his game of the year....

http://www.firingsquad.com/games/kin...ox_360_review/

Here's a demo of it....
http://games.simtel.com/fiche.php?intIdGame=63919
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post #7 of 12
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Originally Posted by Mr. Mumbles
I think I should handle it just fine
Actually Mumbles, I think you're required to have sound that supports EAX 3.0. Read the righthand column requirements....

http://games.simtel.com/fiche.php?intIdGame=63919
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I posted this a while ago, search UBISOFT's forums and you will find that there are in fact 0 satisfied customers for the HI-RES edition. Even on my system it is totally unplayable. Sometimes it's a slideshow, but most of the time it's at around 15 FPS, even at 640x480 with everything turned down or off. No patch, no replies from tech support, nada. So I pirated a copy of the standard edition, and will not buy any more of UBI's titles.

See this thread

Stay away from this edition of the game. The standard edition is a cool game, and runs fine.
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i played this game for the XBox360 Down at EBGames.. Nolineup for it to, it was total garbage.
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post #10 of 12
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Originally Posted by RyeDaddy
I posted this a while ago, search UBISOFT's forums and you will find that there are in fact 0 satisfied customers for the HI-RES edition. Even on my system it is totally unplayable. Sometimes it's a slideshow, but most of the time it's at around 15 FPS, even at 640x480 with everything turned down or off. No patch, no replies from tech support, nada. So I pirated a copy of the standard edition, and will not buy any more of UBI's titles.

See this thread

Stay away from this edition of the game. The standard edition is a cool game, and runs fine.
Just to make sure it wasn't your SLI, did you ever try running it with 1 card? Sounds like I'm going to cancel my download lol
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