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Porcupine_I said:
Wasn't it last week the Unreal Engine that held the 360 back?

That was a month ago I believe but that was more about holding it back from competing with PS3 exclusives such as KZ2 and U2.  The simple fact is that UE3 is still a good engine but it isn't optimised to get the most from the 360.  At the end of the day though ME2 isn't a game that relies upon graphics to be the best in the business, people would rather they spent more time honing the story, gameplay and extra content instead.  Don't brand all 360 fans with Selnors opinion that ME2 is the best looking game on consoles.



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Sounds good to me, I can't wait for ME 3 , its on my must have list.



mirgro said:
I don't see how someone can even fathom to spin "A third sequel will use the same engine as the original game" into something positive.

 

It's not positive news, it isn't news at all.



Porcupine_I said:
Wasn't it last week the Unreal Engine that held the 360 back?

Never heard that but it being a multiplatform engine, I'd imagine it doesn't work as easily as a custom engine for one system. 



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slowmo said:
mirgro said:
I don't see how someone can even fathom to spin "A third sequel will use the same engine as the original game" into something positive.

Do you have any actual idea what UE3 is and the difference transitions its gone through from Gears Of War 1 till Mass Effect 2.  I guess when Uncharted 3 is released using the same engine as used in the first 2 you will be saying its terrible?  You sound pretty ignorant upon the subject of game engines is you do not understand they evolve over time.

I have indeed seen the differences, and UE2 also had similar advancements as did UE1, though I dunno if you were around to see those in action. You just sound ignorant in everything from graphics all the way to gaming itself.

Let me educate you here on what graphical advancement in sequels should be.:

Baldur's Gate:

Baldur's Gate 2:

 

Much better resolution and lighting.

 

Half-Life:

 

Half-Life 2:

 

I think this clearly speaks for itself.

 

Unreal:

 

Unreal 2:

 

Pretty obvious as well.

 

Diablo:

 

Diablo 2:

 

 

 

 

I think that's plenty, there's a lot more out there. This is proper sequel advancement of graphics. This is a second sequel, not just the first sequel. I hope this has been educating enough for you.

 

 

 



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mirgro said:
slowmo said:
mirgro said:
I don't see how someone can even fathom to spin "A third sequel will use the same engine as the original game" into something positive.

Do you have any actual idea what UE3 is and the difference transitions its gone through from Gears Of War 1 till Mass Effect 2.  I guess when Uncharted 3 is released using the same engine as used in the first 2 you will be saying its terrible?  You sound pretty ignorant upon the subject of game engines is you do not understand they evolve over time.

I have indeed seen the differences, and UE2 also had similar advancements as did UE1, though I dunno if you were around to see those in action. You just sound ignorant in everything from graphics all the way to gaming itself.

Let me educate you here on what graphical advancement in sequels should be.:

Baldur's Gate:

Baldur's Gate 2:

 

Much better resolution and lighting.

 

Half-Life:

 

Half-Life 2:

 

I think this clearly speaks for itself.

 

Unreal:

 

Unreal 2:

 

Pretty obvious as well.

 

Diablo:

 

Diablo 2:

 

 

 

 

I think that's plenty, there's a lot more out there. This is proper sequel advancement of graphics. This is a second sequel, not just the first sequel. I hope this has been educating enough for you.

 

 

 

Graphical improvements is a bit different when it comes to PC then consoles. 



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coolbeans said:

Graphical improvements is a bit different when it comes to PC then consoles. 

Did he seriously just try to explain how he knew about game engine improvements in relation to consoles by posting PC games?



slowmo said:
coolbeans said:

Graphical improvements is a bit different when it comes to PC then consoles. 

Did he seriously just try to explain how he knew about game engine improvements in relation to consoles by posting PC games?

Yep



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all i know is i want me3.... and im not even close to being done with me2 yet



Was anyone actually surprised by this? It would be wasted effort if they had to rebuild everything when their current engine works perfectly for them.

And if you had played Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2 you would notice a pretty big difference.