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hmm i'm gonna say killzone and uncharted 3 are both better. but for multiplatform games it's definitely the best. i can definitely see cryengine 3 going places. most likely it'll become the new unreal engine.
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Where on a PC forum so consoles mean nothing!!!

I have to agree, when I played the demo on my 360 it was the best graphics I've seen on a 360. I'm just waiting for my PC copy hehehe
We're on an overclocking forum (devices other than just PCs). That doesn't mean overclockers cannot enjoy console games. In fact, overclocking and console gaming are in no way mutually exclusive.

Also, overclocking hardware is often for things other than gaming. Overclocking hardware for folding. I would appreciate it if the elitist PC crowd would quit assuming that everyone on this forum is also a PC elitist that has to hate consoles.

It's a shame, ever since they started making games multiplatform (20 years ago or so) this attitude never occurred with PC gamers. Now many PC gamers seem to have to justify their purchase by claiming consoles are not important.
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We're on an overclocking forum (devices other than just PCs). That doesn't mean overclockers cannot enjoy console games. In fact, overclocking and console gaming are in no way mutually exclusive.

Also, overclocking hardware is often for things other than gaming. Overclocking hardware for folding. I would appreciate it if the elitist PC crowd would quit assuming that everyone on this forum is also a PC elitist that has to hate consoles.

It's a shame, ever since they started making games multiplatform this attitude never occurred with PC gamers. Now many PC gamers seem to have to justify their purchase by claiming consoles are not important.
Someone's sarcasm meter is broke.
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Someone's sarcasm meter is broke.
lol my thoughts exactly. But in good fun, Maximum Console was achieved with CryEngine 3
    
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Someone's sarcasm meter is broke.
To be fair, it's a stance that so many here are dead serious about. It can be hard to tell the difference between sarcasm and some of the crap people spew on this site.
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hmm i'm gonna say killzone and uncharted 3 are both better. but for multiplatform games it's definitely the best. i can definitely see cryengine 3 going places. most likely it'll become the new unreal engine.
I wouldn't bet on it just yet. The update Unreal revealed at the latest GDC was very impressive. Plus Epic already has a ton of momentum marketing and supporting their engine. It would require quite a lot of effort on Crytek's part to rival that.
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To be fair, it's a stance that so many here are dead serious about. It can be hard to tell the difference between sarcasm and some of the crap people spew on this site.
Yea, looking back I can see it could have been sarcasm (my apologies), but Paradox is right. You may have been sarcastic, but I see posts just like that everyday here, and they're completely serious.
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To be fair, it's a stance that so many here are dead serious about. It can be hard to tell the difference between sarcasm and some of the crap people spew on this site.
Yes but I did mention that I to own a xbox 360
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Uncharted certainly wins on artistic design, but in terms of graphics its fairly standard. The level design is gorgeous, but they use a lot of blur/dof to reduce the workload. It can't come close to the dynamic shadows and global illumination in Crysis 2.

Basically if you were to render an Uncharted 2 level using CryEngine 3 it would look 10x better.
    
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I've played the PS3 version and it didn't look that good. Also ran at lower than 30 fps most of the time. So, I have no doubt the 360 runs better and looks better. Though, it's definitely disappointing.

Also, I dispute their claim. I think Uncharted 2, Killzone 3 (almost forgot!) and God of War 3 are certainly contenders for the best looking console game. I guess I should go play the 360 game, but from the screen shots, I don't think it tops U2 and GoW3. Just IMO of course.
Although I have an Xbox360 even though I never use it, I was under the impression that the PS3 had a more powerful graphics card and CPU. Which is why it was chosen for folding farms/military mini super computer.
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