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This session presents a detailed overview of the new lighting system implemented in DICEs Frostbite 2 engine and how it enables us to stretch the boundaries of lighting in BATTLEFIELD 3 with its highly dynamic, varied and destructible environments. BATTLEFIELD 3 goes beyond the lighting limitations found in our previous battlefield games, while avoiding costly and static prebaked lighting without compromising quality.
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This is DICE's blog, btw. Really something to keep an eye on.
    
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Prebaked lighting isn't THAT bad. I mean, look at Mirrors Edge.
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Yay!
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Prebaked lighting isn't THAT bad. I mean, look at Mirrors Edge.
Prebaked just isn't cool enough.
    
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My GTX 460 just said, "if you think you're going to play BF3 maxed you've got another thing coming!"
I want this game already, come on!
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stupid DICE, totally being counter-productive!
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stupid DICE, totally being counter-productive!
Yeah, they should take a page out of Treyarch's book and just skip refreshed graphics completely...
    
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That is just...sexy.

A new engine counter-productive? Looks pretty damn productive to me. The tech used can now be filtered into other titles with ease and still llook great for another 4-5 years. Well done Dice!
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My GTX 460 just said, "if you think you're going to play BF3 maxed you've got another thing coming!"
I want this game already, come on!
Your GTX 460 needs a brother to keep him company.
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Is there any way to make the small presentation box bigger? Hard to read the small details.
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