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Can't wait to pwn 12 year old's in such a good looking game.
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Can't wait to pwn 12 year old's in such a good looking game.
Are you getting the console version as I am?

I think I'm getting both the 360 version for XBL friends and the PC version more eye-candy.
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I'm getting the console version. None of my friends PC game, nor do I. So... 360 it is.
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Ok he does not say at any point that this was not on a PC.

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It’s seriously impressive stuff, but even a blind man could see that it clearly wasn’t running on an Xbox 360. So what about us mere mortals who don’t own a Skynet-style PC? How will our console cope?
Then he goes on to explain how it would run on a console

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“That’s the whole magic with this. We can have 512 megs every hundred metres if we wanted to, as we can just flush the data out [and replace it] as you move along. I can promise you that the console versions will still look amazing because of the core technology. If you have a 360, we want to use that machine to the maximum.â€
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Ok he does not say at any point that this was not on a PC.



Then he goes on to explain how it would run on a console
Exactly. Make up your mind! Damn kids, get off mah lawn!

Developers can talk and hype all they want, if they haven't got the cojones to live up to what they say I won't buy their game *looks at crytek*
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Ok he does not say at any point that this was not on a PC.



Then he goes on to explain how it would run on a console
This.

When he said
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We knew that people would think that this demo was running on PC, but the good thing is that it’s all based on streaming.
He didn't mean "this demo wasn't running on PC", he meant "we knew that people would think that this would not be possible on anything less powerful than a PC".
Edited by B!0HaZard - 3/9/11 at 8:46am
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This.

When he said
He didn't mean "this demo wasn't running on PC", he meant "we knew that people would think that this would not be possible on anything less powerful than a PC".
Oh I see! Thanks for clearing that up, but he didn't really dismiss consoles though so it should still look great save for resolution.

It didn't make any sense when I saw "WASD" in the video for them to say it wasn't on PC.
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Oh I see! Thanks for clearing that up, but he didn't really dismiss consoles though so it should still look great save for resolution.

It didn't make any sense when I saw "WASD" in the video for them to say it wasn't on PC.
Yeah, I was confused at first too. I'm pretty sure I'm right though.


Also couldn't help but lol when I read this again:
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Already knew this with the amount of aliasing(and lack of tessellation) I saw on the video. =P
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Also couldn't help but lol when I read this again:
ROFL! He Self-owned himself
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What demo are you all talking about? The leaked earthquake SP boring thing?
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