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All the reviewers got a version with DX11 apparently. Was watching some trailer yesterday and they said there copy had DX11 so I don't know whats stopping them from shipping it on launch. Must have some sort of game breaking bug or visual that isn't right.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xxbassplayerxx View Post
Alright devs... Quit releasing unfinished games! Patches should be used to fix unforeseen issues, not to add "features".
A game doesn't need DX11 support to be considered finished. Nothing more of a pain when you've been making a game for 3 years, new tech comes out halfway through and gamers expect you to re-write part of the rendering engine to make use of it, which delays the game and costs money.
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post #53 of 61
I don't blame this on the developer, but I do blame it on the publisher and industry standards of pushing games.
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UPDATE: Shogun 2 launching without DX 10 or DX 10.1.

http://forums.totalwar.com/showthrea...ase-%21/page15

Quote:
Originally Posted by CraigTW
No intentional misleading... so when we said DX10 "looks great", we did in fact mean DX9, which we were happily playing at the time.
What a joke. lol....

No intentional misleading... so when we said Shogun 2 was releasing, we did in fact mean Shogun 1.
Edited by homestyle - 3/15/11 at 2:06pm
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Total War games are awesome regardless of DX version. Many have tried to copy them and they've all failed.
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Who cares? They came out with a demo anyways and it was freaking awesome. Just goes to show you how confident they were in their game.

I would gladly give $50 of my money to The Creative Assembly. They deserve every penny.
    
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Quote:
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Total War games are awesome regardless of DX version. Many have tried to copy them and they've all failed.
total war games suck balls. It takes community mods to make their games good.

Which is why i havent bought TW game in a while. lock out modding and you lost me.
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total war games suck balls. It takes community mods to make their games good.

Which is why i havent bought TW game in a while. lock out modding and you lost me.
+1

Europa Barbarorum fixed Rome
Stainless Steel fixed Medieval 2
Darthmod fixed Empire
Napoleon has no mods and is still terrible
And now DX9 shogun 2. Demo had awful graphics on max.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Vhati View Post
total war games suck balls.
No they don't, they're one of the few game series that are true PC games.

Quote:
Originally Posted by C-zom View Post
demo had awful graphics on max.
It actually looked fine, totally exaggerating here.
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Total War games aren't perfect but they're pretty damn good, and the awesome modding community just makes them even more awesome. One of the last true PC developer and yet people feel the need to insult them, way to go guys.
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