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[GeForce] DICE to Focus on the PC with Battlefield 3

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We spoke to Battlefield 3 Executive Producer Patrick Bach, a man who firmly believes consoles are holding PC gaming back. Like PC gaming enthusiast, he is also dismayed by the fact that many game developers merely add anti-aliasing options to the PC version of games before calling it a day. Eager to buck this trend, Bach talks about how DICE will create one of the most visually-breathtaking games you've ever seen by using the PC as Battlefield 3's lead development platform. In this interview, Bach also touches upon amazing achievements with their new Frostbite 2 engine and touches upon the possibility of one day achieving photorealistic graphics.
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I'm so bying that game !

Will DICE be our savior ?! I like to think so !
Long live Patrick Bach !
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Yea, We already heard stuff like that from Crysis 2 and it didnt Deliver.
   
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I so buying this game. I went out and got my 6950 for this reason alone lol it was the best investment I've have made so far this year!
 
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Wait and watch I say...
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Dev: Our focus is the PC *reassuringly winks at worried console gamer*
(Camera zooms out to reveal everyone testing the game on controllers as well as one individual wildly flailing his arms in front of a screen)
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Put your money where your mouth is DICE. I've been saying it from day one and I won't stop saying it until there is evidence to backup your words.
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Allows med to quote Chris medina - What are words:

"What are words
If you really don't mean them
When you say them"
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Originally Posted by gerickjohn View Post
Yea, We already heard stuff like that from Crysis 2 and it didnt Deliver.
We didn't really hear anything "dedicated" for PC from Crytek regarding Crysis 2, they were very vague in describing the PC version of the game. DICE is actually stating what they will deliver, while Crysis 2 owners are still waiting for answers weeks after launch.
Edited by WorldExclusive - 4/15/11 at 3:42am
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After Crysis 2...I'll just wait to see. I've always never let any hype get to me, same thing with gpu's. I've learned to always wait for release now or the first guinea pigs to test it out first.
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