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Lol

Moved from a xbox360 to a pc for gaming around 2 years ago and have never seen anything on xbox since apart from cods at mates which i thought looked very poor indeed.
the mrs decided to treat me to a xbox slim and kinect so i walked to town and got Forza 3 thinking i'd be havin a fun few weeks with it.
Now i know people say pc is miles better than xbox but i remember xbox's looking awsome, sadly that's not the case anymore.
Forza 3 looked so bad that i nearly cried, tried my best to play it but god damn it looked so bad it hurt, even had brainpains, tyhe gfx in this game is awfull.
Am waiting for a mate to come with Nfs HP to see how that looks compared to the pc equivelant.

I'm totally shocked at how good a gaming pc is over console games, i love my Wii as its based on cartoon gfx mostly so there's nothing special there.

Am feelin alittle deflated at the mo, allso feel very sad for my Gf that paid good money for the sydtem just to hear me huff and puff when i tried forza, bless her she should of brought some nice clothes, i would of enjoyed taking them off alot more than playing with this dated system.

rant over
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Same thing happened to me lol. I bought an Xbox 360 Slim a few weeks ago after selling my old one years back and was excited to play GoW2, thinking back to how awesome GoW was graphically. The moment I start into the campaign, I notice how badly the graphics have aged, the game looked terribly outdated compared with the PC. Lack of AA and noticeable lag in certain areas really hit home too.

After I play a few exclusives I think I might just flip my 360 again -_-
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Same thing happened to me lol. I bought an Xbox 360 Slim a few weeks ago after selling my old one years back and was excited to play GoW2, thinking back to how awesome GoW was graphically. The moment I start into the campaign, I notice how badly the graphics have aged, the game looked terribly outdated compared with the PC. Lack of AA and noticeable lag in certain areas really hit home too.

After I play a few exclusives I think I might just flip my 360 again -_-
Gutted for you dude, i feel your pain.
Lets hope kinect can fullfill me, lol , they need to fix the lag first, kinect plays like dog poop.
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Don't get your hopes up for NFS:HP on Xbox 360.

I have an HD 5550 so that should say something about the graphics I'm used to. I nearly cried throughout the game on Xbox 360 with how bad it was. The game itself sucked, too.
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I feel you, brother, but fortunately we have quality content on the XBox 360 with rich storylines and compelling characters that more than make up for the inferior graphics.



Wait...nevermind.
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I was disappointed with GT5's graphics initially, pixely and crappy environments and standard cars. The trailers had me expecting "Dirt 2 maxed" level graphics. But then I apreciated the game for what it is, a driving sim.

Slightly OT, but same idea. Consoles are so far behind PC.
 
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Can't wait to try Blackops out in 3d , shouldi be laughin or crying.
Will say something here in the xbox's favour, if ya never played quality gfx on a pc then xbox is still pretty good, lol it hurt to say that.
Yes gameplay is where it's at, not gfx, lets hope i can get my stupid brain away from AA and top notch resolutions as if i do'nt i'm surley to bum out in the first round.
Edited by OcSlave - 1/2/11 at 1:02am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kremtok View Post
I feel you, brother, but fortunately we have quality content on the XBox 360 with rich storylines and compelling characters that more than make up for the inferior graphics.



Wait...nevermind.
your a funny guy

honestly the only xbox game I can stand is guitar hero, but really only because i am looking at cricles coming down an endless rectangle. not much to look at.

ALTHOUGH, it REALLY helps if you play on a small PC monitor designed for 1280x1024, so when the ugly 1280x720 comes out of the xbox, the pixel density is good and it still looks pretty sharp.

I assume that most of you are playing on MASSIVE 1080P TV's (well massive for 720P anyway) and that's why it looks like someone wiped poo all over your TV.

anyway, I think the xbox would not look THAT bad if it could actually play at 1080P resolution, even if all other quality settings were the same.

/minirant
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In all honesty after playing abit more Forza 3 i do'nt think it's a totally soul destrying experience, a few races in i'd warmed upto it, jaggies are a pain in the ass but not to bad, lol and it was only the second time i'd tried the game.
My tv can do 2d-3d conversion so this allso adds abit of the wow factor into gameplay.
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5+ years old hardware is 5+ years old hardware...

At this stage in either console's life cycle, you are going to be picking it up for its console-only titles anyway >_>. If the graphics bother you that much, then don't play on it. Simple...
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