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the game is built on the old guild wars engine, and they claim it will run great maxed out on what can be considered a current mid range PC. the demo stations vary in spec from i5 760+GTX 460 to sandy bridge w/ GTX 295, to i7+SLI GTX 580(surround and 3D) to CF 6970(eyefinity).

anyway, it sure as hell runs on max on a mid range PC, the only video of any slowdown was the farewell party with all the demo players at gamescom plus about 50+ arenanet staff all standing in one spot spamming spells and emotes.


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Its pretty amazing they were able to generate a stunning world using a modified 5 yr old engine. I cant put my finger on it but i think it has something to do with the lighting and the animations. It has a that same effect to the eyes that you get when youre on 60 fps in crysis 2. Everything looks so crisp and smooth and gaaaaaaaah!! The visuals on this game put most offline games to shame i must say. I was stoked with TOR but after seeing all the vids that you posted, it looks dated already. Will likely buy TOR still just to survive the months till this game gets released. Must upgrade my rig as well.

Thanks for the last 2 vids btw. I thought ive watched all the gw videos on you tube. lol.
EDIT: This is what i was talking about.


Edited by bogey1337 - 9/2/11 at 7:55pm
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fantastic to hear that GW2 has great graphics. but no chance of DX11 i guess. Oh well
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fantastic to hear that GW2 has great graphics. but no chance of DX11 i guess. Oh well
they plan to "evaluate" it after launch, but yea i wouldn't bet on it.
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the game is built on the old guild wars engine
Where did you hear this?


Every video I've watched from last summer when they were touring Lion's Arch talked about how they redid the entire engine from the ground up.

It plays absolutely nothing like GW1 mechanics wise. Graphically, it makes GW1 look like it's a PS2 game. There is no way it's the same engine.
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Its stated on the gwwiki that they built the game from the ground up using the old engine but heavily modified + havoc and occlusion culling tech. So i guess its new yet its old?

I hope they make improvements with how the game handles latency and such. I was able to play gw1 just fine considering im from south east asia but with all the physics and movement heavy mechanics on gw2, im worried that i might encounter some problems. Heres to hoping that i dont.
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They should uhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, give us a release date on this game already....
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They should uhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, give us a release date on this game already....
Agreed!! Or atleast open beta.
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just wondering if your race has any bearing on the profession you choose
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