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Originally Posted by Hickeydog View Post
Actually, considering the level of detail on such an un-demanding engine, it's pretty impressive. No where near the level of the Crytek engine, but still good.
Having pretty textures and models has nothing to do with being a good engine.
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Why should they spend money on a new engine when 8-16 year olds don't care and will buy it anyway.
    
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"That would be counter productive," tweeted IW community man Robert Bowling. "An engine takes years and years to develop and get right."
In other words it means: We are too lazy to develop a new engine, and instead we will use an engine from 1999, re-skin it and slap on an expensive over-hyped title, and of course milk you and add overpriced DLC.


This is a fine example and a confirmation that developers are getting lazy by half-ass'ing customers with their washed up recycled games, and STILL charge $60...
Edited by 8-Ball - 3/2/11 at 4:12pm
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It was a good engine 11 years ago, and even then the Q3 engine was based on the Q1 ('95) and Q2 ('97) engine.
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It takes years and years to get right, and they are still working on getting the current one right.
     
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We have threads going on about PC gaming dying, when this is why PC gaming is dying. Right here from the horses mouth.

You make ****, we don't buy it.

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Originally Posted by Sakumo View Post
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/20...ter-productive



Wow, seriously? I can't believe this is like their 5th game on the same engine, and soon a 6th game; and they still won't develop a new engine.
why make a new engine ? if they made a new engine it means it will require more power to run ( because it;s gonna look better won't it?) and current cod engine probably usues all the power of consoles.
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that's cool, i'm not gonna buy it anyways.
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the sad thing is.. they can just make another game.. not even bother advertising it.. and just watch all the cod fanboys advertise it for free... theres some revenue saved for them... whats there escuse ? oh right.. consoles... "Sigh"... ahh well... COD isnt getting anything from me until i see gameplay worth investing into.
post #20 of 258
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"That would be counter productive," tweeted IW community man Robert Bowling. "An engine takes years and years to develop and get right." We'd rather keep the maximum profit margin possible at the expense of user enjoyment.
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