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"But most of that... What we want at the end of the day is that the game looks the same. The benefit you get is when you're playing a PC game you're playing this far away [demonstrates a short distance], when you're at home on your console you're usually sitting about six feet away so the game looks the same."

Guys, they are referring to the fact that you'll be playing the console version from such a distance that it will look good. If you were to hook it up to your monitor and play it from 1' away it would probably look like crap.



And of course it isn't going to look any "different". Bethesda isn't going to go out of their way to create new effects exclusive to the PC. We already knew this from their whole DX11 statement. Oblivion looked the same on the 360 as it did on the PC, except that the PC version had longer draw distance and more grass and trees and shadows.
    
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Who cares about the shipped graphics of a elder scolls game? In two months it'll be modded to the point of making metro look lousy.
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Witcher 2.

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Some of you guys are ridiculously ignorant. Hey, the game isn't out yet, but one mention that the game will look the same on both consoles and PC and you guys blow everything out of proportion.

Geez, some of you are worse than the console fanboys. Play the goddamn game before you jump to irrelevant conclusions.
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Game's gonna flop. inb4lolnoobitllselllikecrazy. That doesn't mean it's not a flop.
So... if the gameplay is good, and the story is great, and characters development is existent (like other Elder Scrolls Games), but the visuals are just par, the game is a flop?

Imagine living with this guy. This dude who thinks that if anything in life isn't maxed to the possible extent, it is a "flop"
    
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So... if the gameplay is good, and the story is great, and characters development is existent (like other Elder Scrolls Games), but the visuals are just par, the game is a flop?:
Yup. It's 2011. Developers need to get with the times and make full use of the hardware we have available. I remember being anxious for a new gaming build every year or two. Now my Q6600 is going 3 years and still running.

If the game (visually) feels like it was developed 5 years ago, I don't want it.
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Who cares about the shipped graphics of a elder scolls game? In two months it'll be modded to the point of making metro look lousy.
This. Every one should just be happy they're allowing modders to do their thing and they stopped using the Gamebryo engine.

Not to mention every single piece of game play I've seen looks amazing.
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As long as the game is fun, has good story and is enjoyable i will play it Ive put so much time into Oblivion with all the mods and extra quests plus Shivering Isles was one of the best expansions EVER!
Nevertheless i do want a game that will utilize all my hardware to its maximum.

DIE CRAPSOLE OWNERS, DIEEEEE!!!!
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Yup. It's 2011. Developers need to get with the times and make full use of the hardware we have available. I remember being anxious for a new gaming build every year or two. Now my Q6600 is going 3 years and still running.

If the game (visually) feels like it was developed 5 years ago, I don't want it.
a flop is anything that is perceived to be critically acclaimed before the final product, but turns out to fall short of huge expectations upon inspection of the final product
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I'm starting to realize that people on this forum actually believe that game companies exist to please the enthusiast pc gamer. Bethesda would rather focus on making sure this game looks great for someone running a Dual Core system and an 8800 GT than make it look astounding for the tiny fraction of people running a quad gtx 580 system. The enthusiast community will take care of that .
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