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Bethesda pre-release screenshots are usually better quality than the end product from my experience with the Bethesda hype machine.

There is no global lighting in that scene, and not even much (any?) object shadowing that I can see. It's basically going to be Oblivion graphics with a boosted poly count, higher res textures, and a non-crappy implementation of view distance LOD scaling from the looks of it.

Seeing as we have GPUs 5x faster and 2 more DX levels I don't see how this is not disappointing from a series that has historically pushed the limits of current hardware when cranked to max (at least spend a few days on a DX11 code path to tessellate some rocks like Call Of Pripyat did).
lol at bold.

Bethesda's pre-release screenshots aren't better than the game. I think you are referring to the render art.
Where do you get the idea that this will be anywhere close to Oblivion Graphics? And when you say "a boosted poly count, higher res textures, and a non-crappy implementation of view distance LOD scaling from the looks of it.", you make it sound completely different from Oblivion graphics in the first place.
All the haters gonna hate. And they will feel remorse at E3 and release.
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Beth-es-daaa... *slurr* baby, why you got' make me hurt you so.. soo bad? *stumble*

*hurls whiskey bottle*

jus' give me morroowind... better grah-fix... tha's all I wan...

*vomit*
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Beth-es-daaa... *slurr* baby, why you got' make me hurt you so.. soo bad? *stumble*

*hurls whiskey bottle*

jus' give me morroowind... better grah-fix... tha's all I wan...

*vomit*
Just like the rest O' them
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Just like the rest O' them
I think he was making fun of PC gamers who whine about not getting what they want.
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I think he was making fun of PC gamers who whine about not getting what they want.
I knew that. I was attempting to be "yep.."
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If that's true, then there's no way I'm going to pay for it
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Gentlemen, the pc version will be developed on.... THIS netbook

Edit: i obviously meant this as a "hardware power" joke.
Edited by Thogar - 4/20/11 at 5:22pm
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Man I sure do hate game developers. They go and try and get as many people to buy their games as possible so that they can make more money and keep making games. Those dirty rotten thieves. I mean, who do they think they are? A business? If they we're a business is it would be so much smarter for them to completely ignore two massive markets and deliver to only a single, third market.

And why do they keep making their games look sooooo ****ty?! Why can't these developers just understand that EVERYONE has the best computer ever and has to have their game look like reality. Don't waste your time and money on gameplay, on dialogue or on story! These people need a new benchmark! Seriously when has a game that looks terrible ever been good?

/annoyedrant
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I've done this in some respects, but some games just don't play the same on the console (unless they start allowing keyboard and mouse). Also, some games like MMOs don't have much of an existence on consoles mostly due to the console manufacturers wanting control over any live service that is running from their consoles.
I don't play MMOs and RTS games. The only RPG I got into was Mass Effect. I've always been a racing, FPS/TPS and sports gamer, which consoles do just fine with. I will miss the keyboard and mouse for FPS games but I could own the players on console just the same with a gamepad. I'm just saying it's obvious that devs are making games for the console market in mind because that's were the money is. I've spent a decent amount of money on PC hardware to have a better experience than consoles and I can't see myself doing it again, when devs are admitting the game will look the same on all platforms.

BF3 isn't going to save PC gamers from what these devs are doing. The advantage of better visuals, controls and innovation is now a waste of time to them. I would start enjoying games again if I go back to consoles for my primary gaming platform. No need to worry about DX11 patches, placeholder console commands, aim assist, lack of native PC controls, minimal PC graphic enhancements, buggy game releases. Bah, ever since I 've been PC gaming, it's been more about what I don't have than what we do have.

I just want to have fun again.
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Man I sure do hate game developers. They go and try and get as many people to buy their games as possible so that they can make more money and keep making games. Those dirty rotten thieves. I mean, who do they think they are? A business? If they we're a business is it would be so much smarter for them to completely ignore two massive markets and deliver to only a single, third market.

And why do they keep making their games look sooooo ****ty?! Why can't these developers just understand that EVERYONE has the best computer ever and has to have their game look like reality. Don't waste your time and money on gameplay, on dialogue or on story! These people need a new benchmark! Seriously when has a game that looks terrible ever been good?

/annoyedrant
Not sure if serious...

Ok, pretty sure this is sarcasm. I lol'd a bit.
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