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Originally Posted by captain_clayman View Post
ITS GONNA BE ON CONSOLES?

...*****. you know it's gonna be dumbed way down.
the game wasnt that complex to begin with. The maps werent big enough that they cannot be done on a console system. The AI was pretty meh, the graphics were also meh.

Its a game that can easily be done on the consoles without really handicapping the gameplay.

Graphically speaking the game was extremely ugly, it looks damn good with mods but still has serious weaknesses enginewise. Using unreal will actually help a ton as it wont be quite as much of a bloated engine. Xray was a dx8 engine, it took so long to make that they added dx9, then tacked on dx10, and then 11.
Edited by Vhati - 1/12/11 at 8:59am
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The last thing anyone wants is stalker turned into a spray and pray kiddie land with ammo/health on the ground every 2 meters.
What's wrong with Quake 3?
 
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What's wrong with Quake 3?
It's not stalker!
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i'm yet to even try stalker! :O
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Awesome, I indirectly made OCN news! I posted this question in the discussion on facebook. Definitely good to hear so we don't get a long time PC exclusive's sequel in the form of a crappy console port.
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i'm yet to even try stalker! :O
It's hard to get into, until you get to the bar and start doing some tough missions... Then it gets engrossing. Which path will you choose? Who will you befriend? It's pretty immersive. If more games published today were like Stalker (not JUST like it, btu the effort put into it), I think we'd all have less time to come ***** in these forums about games because we'd be playing more.

It's definitely worth the time to play-through.
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Glad to hear this franchise is still going. Call of Pripyat was definitely the most polished of the three released so far, so I hope they are able to leverage that experience in Stalker 2.

I, too, hope they get a new engine, though. The Xray engine is really showing its age and never really gave me a great impression on the visuals. Mostly, it was a liability because of stability problems.
    
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does this mean it's going to run as crappy as metro2033?
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They ALWAYS say that. Remember Crytek and their "amazing" new technology that would allow them to make the game look as good as possible on each platform? Yeah, that turned out to be a load of BS.

It will be the same here. Hopefully they won't have xbox buttons on the screen when telling you what buttons do what.
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Originally Posted by Tufelhunden View Post
IIRC they are using a version of the Unreal engine, therefore it is already compromised.
The games don't use unreal engine,they use their own propiretary engine

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X-Ray_Engine

Also, there has been a few rumours going around that they are using cryengine 3.
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