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Alan Wake vs Gears of War 2 {VISUALS}

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it looks good thats for sure im still waiting on more grounded reviews before i make my decision but it is definitely one of the better looking games on 360 only time will tell .

i am pretty sure i will buy it cause i really dont have many games on my 360 would be nice to use the thing havent touched since bayonetta. i really hope it doesnt suck



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Alan Wake is soooo dark, it's too hard to tell. I know most things do look better in the dark, tho. Hides things and makes the lighting have more impact.



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Alan wake looks heaps better (graphically). The fog and the way the lighting and explosions interact with it is phenomenal, i can't think of any other game that does that. Gears 2 is WAYYY to washed out and boring to look at. Plus i can't stand that stupid texture pop-in



HanzoTheRazor said:
Alan Wake is soooo dark, it's too hard to tell. I know most things do look better in the dark, tho. Hides things and makes the lighting have more impact.

There are more videos out there in the daytime with no fog and larger areas (and view distance). The vid in the OP does really show off the lighting though.



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Right now, based on videos of ALAN WAKE and game play of Gears 2, my take:

Gears 2 has richer texture detail, MUCH richer. But ALAN WAKE has better lighting, character models, water, and draw distance. It'll have less going on than Gears 2, but we're talking strictly visuals and ALAN WAKE looks to be the better of the two.



                                                                                                                                            

Alan wake looks better, It's also a totally different type of game, I doubt that you will see lots of enemies on screen and gigantic beasts in alan wake....still Gears2 is not the best looking title on 360, in my opinion....Resident Evil 5 and Forza 3 are. (I don't know about mass effect 2 I've only seen the PC version)



Ehhh...wasn't even close, Alan wake takes this one and it makes sense too because if gears 2 still looked better despite being older than that would be a let down.



alan wake wins this by far
it would be very weird if gears 2 , which is 1 and a half years old , was still better than alan wake.
Anyway , the lighting and vegetation effects in AW are some of the nicest Ive ever seen in a game.



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alan wake looks more realistic, gears 2 looks cooler