MikeB

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    World's Best Graphics On Consoles! Top 10 by GameReactor

    in Gaming Discussion on 23 April 2011

    @ BenVTrigger   > I don't care about technical terms and all this stuff people throw around to be perfectly honest. Sorry, but if you want to use subjective metrics, then I find Markus and his team of oversized bodybuilder space marines quite repulsive. There's no way I can self-identify with such characters. Basically I know I am certainly not alone at this. Ask just about any female...

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    World's Best Graphics On Consoles! Top 10 by GameReactor

    in Gaming Discussion on 22 April 2011

    @ Aldro Not only that, technically Uncharted 1: Drake's Fortune had better lighting, anti-aliasing, higher quality textures and higher polygon counts. It's general art style was more appealing to me, such as Drake vs Markus character design. Of course, I understand Gears of War 2 has a certain cool-factor amongst many XBox fans and it's still a very good looking game....

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    World's Best Graphics On Consoles! Top 10 by GameReactor

    in Gaming Discussion on 22 April 2011

    @ CGI-Quality I don't agree: http://kineticninja.blogspot.com/2009/01/naughty-dog-realtime-graphics-and_31.html Technically Gears of War 2 really shows its age in comparison with the best graphics this gen and personally I dislike the character models (especially as in art style). I am not saying it's a horrible looking game and maybe not the worst looking one in this list, but I even consider...

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    World's Best Graphics On Consoles! Top 10 by GameReactor

    in Gaming Discussion on 22 April 2011

    The top 3 seems acceptable to me, but IMO having Gears of War 2 in a top 10 list for best graphics is a bad joke... I truly don't understand why it's on the list. Maybe one could argue you like the art-style so much as that would be pretty subjective, but the art style and overall atmosphere isn't appealing to me personally at all. Technically even Uncharted 1: Drake's Fortune considerably beats...

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    Vote Now! GamrConnect Most Wanted: May Edition

    in Gaming Discussion on 02 April 2011

    1) Uncharted 3 (PS3) 2) The Last Guardian (PS3) 3) Elder Scrolls 5 (PS3) 4) Twisted Metal (PS3) 5) Infamous 2 (PS3)...

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    Carmack: "PS3 Better Than Anything... Except 360"

    in Gaming Discussion on 16 March 2011

    Kynes said: MikeB said: ... Don't know but from what I heard Wolfenstein 3D wasn't hard to port to Amiga. In any case I will withdraw from this discussion. I meant no offense to John Carmack at all I even stated his company's Doom was one of the best games of its time... You withdraw because you have been uncovered as a shill. Your lies are here for everyone to see. in any...

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    Carmack: "PS3 Better Than Anything... Except 360"

    in Gaming Discussion on 16 March 2011

    youarebadatgames said: MikeB said: Before people getting upset with what I wrote above I would like people to read the perspective from Mike Acton of Insomniac games, a games console programmer: http://www.develop-online.net/features/181/QA-Insomniacs-Mike-Acton http://www.developmag.com/interviews/175/QA-Insomniacs-Mike-Acton-Part-2 He addresses a lot of points I have been advocating since...

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    Carmack: "PS3 Better Than Anything... Except 360"

    in Gaming Discussion on 16 March 2011

    Kynes said: Iveyboi said: kowenicki said: he is allowed an opinion, like everyone else... Exactly. This doesn't need to turn into a flame & console war. The problem surges when someone tries to establish blatant propaganda as facts. MikeB, I'm pointing at you. Well I will just quote Mike Acton then, an oldschool knowlegdeable programmer: "Do you think that old...

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    Carmack: "PS3 Better Than Anything... Except 360"

    in Gaming Discussion on 16 March 2011

    Before people getting upset with what I wrote above I would like people to read the perspective from Mike Acton of Insomniac games, a games console programmer: http://www.develop-online.net/features/181/QA-Insomniacs-Mike-Acton http://www.developmag.com/interviews/175/QA-Insomniacs-Mike-Acton-Part-2 He addresses a lot of points I have been advocating since many years before that interview and I...

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    Carmack: "PS3 Better Than Anything... Except 360"

    in Gaming Discussion on 16 March 2011

    Kynes said: MikeB said: Before taking his comments too seriously I think there are some crucial aspects you need to understand before giving value to Carmack's opinions. Carmack was amongst the first of a new breed of game programmers with a decreased knowledge of computing technology. Before this most top game programmers needed to fullly understand what they were doing and how the actual...

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    Carmack: "PS3 Better Than Anything... Except 360"

    in Gaming Discussion on 16 March 2011

    binary solo said: The only place I think he went a bit wrong was here "in theory you can do a lot more, but that's where you come to the difference between theory and practice. And given an infinite amount of development time on there, you can craft a program that's gonna work more efficiently on the cells there than on two additional processors on the 360." Now I'm no programming expert...

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    Carmack: "PS3 Better Than Anything... Except 360"

    in Gaming Discussion on 16 March 2011

    Before taking his comments too seriously I think there are some crucial aspects you need to understand before giving value to Carmack's opinions. Carmack was amongst the first of a new breed of game programmers with a decreased knowledge of computing technology. Before this most top game programmers needed to fullly understand what they were doing and how the actual hardware they were working...

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    DICE: death of PC claim is ‘bullshit’

    in PC Discussion on 05 March 2011

    > 90 = 96? lol a PC shooter that was rated 75 then is equal to a 90 now. IMO nowadays a lot more effort is being put into games. Good actors are hired, orchestras are playing top quality music scores, a lot more attention to details, etc. Of course there were highlights such as the Half-Life series, but in general I think many old PC shooters wouldn't score that well today even with a visual...

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    DICE: death of PC claim is ‘bullshit’

    in PC Discussion on 05 March 2011

    > It's moved away from boxed retail, sure and many games have gone multi-platform as it's not financially viable to release on any one single platform Yet we see many console exclusives. At retail (and marketing), which employ many thousands of people worldwide PC gaming is ever more fading in importance. What you state is basically the point. But for playing online mini games PC gaming...

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    DICE: death of PC claim is ‘bullshit’

    in PC Discussion on 05 March 2011

    Speaking as a PC only gamer last gen, I can easily say PC gaming has declined a lot like it or not. There are many reasons for this. - Mass piracy on especially the PC platform. - Consoles being more comfortable / tidy for most people regarding from the couch gaming in the living room. Consoles becoming more all-in-one multi-media capable (for example Blu-Ray / Blu-Ray 3D playback) and powerful...

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    Results: Best Graphics

    in Gaming Discussion on 04 March 2011

    GuiltySpartan77 said: Well I expected this list to be dominated with ps3 games most of them do have great graphics but if you buy a game for sheer graphics then you aren't a true gaming person. But i think Final Fantasy 13 deserves to be higher. Uncharted 2 is the rightfull No. 1 spot. and Killzone is im not even going to touch on killzone.  But don't you agree good graphics adds...

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    Results: Best Graphics

    in Gaming Discussion on 04 March 2011

    d21lewis said: Why do people keep telling me how good Uncharted looks?  I own Uncharted, and played it recently on my 1080p LED HDTV! -Doesn't look that good, btw. Doesn't look as good as what? Those screenshots? :-)...

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    Uncharted 3 Vs Gears of War 3

    in Gaming Discussion on 04 March 2011

    @ d21lewis > Eight Days was announced in 2006. Eight Days was first tech demoed at E3 2005, the planning of its gameplay mechanics of course started well before this. AFAIK the Eight Days project was put on hold because 3rd parties had problems with adjusting their game engines for the PS3, so various of the devs had to be re-appointed to different tasks....

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    Results: Best Graphics

    in Gaming Discussion on 04 March 2011

    @ d21lewis Uncharted 1 really does look this great. I still remember myself trying to manipulate the camera in such ways sunlight would shine onto Elena's face with its self shadowing hair for close-up views (not easy as she often moves when you move Drake) to marvel at what Naughty Dog had already accomplished so early on within the PS3's lifecycle! Actually there still is no 360...

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    Uncharted 3 Vs Gears of War 3

    in Gaming Discussion on 03 March 2011

    tuscaniman said: How can the cover mechanics be clunky when Uncharted obviously takes their inspiration from Gears but doesn't do it as well? Gears has the best cover mechanics and easiest controls in the TPS genre. Did Eight Days take inspiration from Gears of War? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9eSoOZFyTmI And I like Uncharted's gameplay mechanics better....

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