GR - "A DICE artist currently working on Battlefield 3 has thrown together a mockup of the interior of a Halo ship using CryEngine 3."
damn now that is impressive, maybe Halo 5 (next gen) could get closer to this if not reach this level.
It will look really good next Gen but it isn't bad now. It's come a long way on the 360 from halo 3 to 4. But, it's similar to Zelda in the sense that it's art style is part of it's allure. I don't think I want it to look like Battlefield 3. My question is, if it is a Dice worker, why didn't we see it using the "next Gen engine" frostbite 2? I would have understood if it was a crysis 3 worker. But, cryengine is hyperrealistic, I want to see it on unreal engine 4 or the new square Enix engine. Imagine cutscenes using that. Anyway, I am more excited for halo 4 than any other halo this Gen. I love the fact that there's a new story , a new enemy, and most important, new environments to explore. And Spartan ops sounds refreshing. We will see.
He made this for his portfolio, to demonstrate his skills as an artist. He probably did Halo in CryEngine because he's a fan of Halo, and CryEngine provides some of the most impressive graphics around, which are a good demonstration of his skills. It's basically something he can have to show people and say "Look at how awesome I am at crafting environments". He already has Battlefield 3 pieces on his website, so showing proficiency with other engines and tools is a good thing, it shows flexibility.
Looks good, I wonder if he's pining for a job either with Bungie or Microsoft's next Halo project?
Well said. Lots of game strive due to how the art style is used. The new Zelda looks like ass compared to 360/PS3 games, but the more you play it the more you appreciate it (and somehow starts to look better the further you get lol)
Well if you are possibly looking for another job. You don't just post work from one art style. You need variation to prove that you can do more than just work on a battlefield. :P Proving that you can work with other tools and game engines is a positive as well. Working with only one limits your hiring options. Frostbite 2 vs. CryEngine 3 you would not see much of a difference really. It would be very subtle. Both feature Next-Gen console graphics. Well for the PC you can have Next-gen every 2-3 years pretty much without much of an upgrade.
Goes to show that developers are fans too. I am sure the next gen Halo will look this good on the new XBOX 8. One thing for certain, DICE has an amazing engine as well, but I wanna see that new Unreal 4 put to the test @ Gaming101-Your name says it all because you are definitely a noob. Bungie doesn't make Halo anymore! DUMMY
@ dummies above ^ He could either be a Bungie fan or a Halo fan, and showing his skills won't exactly hurt his career prospects. Use your brain, douchebags.
We really have come along way this gen, for everybody. Yes, even the Wii too...
@orange-skittle really dude? Xbox 8? Where are the other six? They dont skip 6 generations just because microsoft bought the domain name xbox 8. Ubisoft also bought the domain name assassins creed 10, u think they skip 4 to 9 too?
How the hell did they get Cryengine...u have to have licence agreement to get access to it. Dice have there own engine...i wonder if they took cryteks engine by piracy and edited it ann then called it Frostbite.
http://www.crydev.net/dm_ed... "Anyone can now download a full version of the best All-In-One Game Development Engine, for free and use it without charge for non-commercial game development. You can try out the fastest toolset for creating game worlds and use the power of CryENGINE 3 in your own games"
bahahahahah *cough cough* hahahahahaha lmao its available freely for non commercial use
Yes. Yes, they did take CryEngine and renamed to Frostbite. For sure.
Haha, you said Reach X3
shouldn't a DICE employee be using Frostbite 2?
Because you know, they don't get free time to do things like this when they aren't working. /s
They do and at first I thought that the publisher would prefer the advertising to bolster their product until I realized that the cryengine and frostbite engine are both owned by EA. The question is, why did this guy wanna see it on cryengine and not frostbite? Unless of course he already has. Let us see that too, lol.
CryEngine is owned by Crytek. Not EA.
Frostbite 2 belongs to the company he works for so maybe he'd need to get express premission before using it for stuff unrelated to his job. I think CryEngine 3 has a free version people can use as one of my friends is using it for his Masters degree.
That looks amazing, but would it control as good on there engine. If not go f yourself because halo controls are a hell of a lot better than crysis.
^^Pretty much this
@sandman224 If not go f yourself because halo controls are a hell of a lot better than crysis. wow real mature there thanks for that satement.
Why wouldn't it? You just have to set up the movement the same which could be done in an afternoon...
i hope crysis 3 looks as good as this on console
Not this generation of consoles.
yh but im still going to hope it does anyway. Crytek have been known to get the best out of hardware and have said it themselves that current gen hasn't been pushed to its limit. They want to cap this gen of gaming with a stunner.
This is amazing! Too bad they're not using Cryengine for the Halo games. It would be a perfect match. Add in destructible maps too.
LOL and people dare say HALO 4 is the best looking console game......this is a perfect example (among others) of an engine that looks better. The only thing is it would probably be a bit bad on the controls. I for some reason hate the slight sluggishness I feel while playing crysis 2.
When you get a game with that level of visual fidelity running on consoles, give me a call. Till then, Halo 4 it is.
I dont even need to bother....google around and you will see that halo 4 is running on the reach engine and MANY other engines push quite a bit more polygons than it (even with optimization). This is YOUR opinion....that doesn't make it fact. People were also saying that HALO reach had the best console graphics and were even comparing it to killzone 2....we all know how that turned out. I think that the art style may be more eye appealing, but that doesn't mean that the engine is capable of pushing more polygons and therefore looking better. I can give you a LARGE group of titles. Hitman absolution, crysis 2, GOW3, Gears of war3, Uncharted, Killzone3, Forza 4. ALL have better graphics and their engines push significantly more polys than reach's engine. Even if they improved the REACH engine up to 50% (which is a huge improvement) it still wouldnt push more polys than Cryengine engine let alone some of the others. FACTS are HALO has never been a graphics contender....it hasn't won a SINGLE best graphics award...while games like crysis 3, last of us, star wars etc are raking them in. If this is the best graphics on consoles dont you think it would be getting the same sort of reaction when people saw killzone 3 in action for the first time, or Crysis 2? Remember all the previews saying how great they looked and there were a ton of them across the board.....I haven't seen one preview praising its graphics as the best. I have however seen 2 previews where they praised it as the best looking 360 game and one as best looking halo game. Guarantee it wont win graphics awards at events or in any awards after its release like games like uncharted, killzone, crysis, battlefield. By the looks of your bubble count and your comment history.....I shouldnt even bother...you are a MASSIVE 360 fanboy and are holding onto anything you can grab against the ps3....guarantee you arent saying this just because you think it has good graphics, but you just want something to "one up" the ps3 and justify your "loyalty" to a console LOL good god....... What about far cry 3? Medal of honor warfighter, beyond two souls? I'm would NEVER deny that halo 4 is a technologically stunning game...its one of the best looking we have seen, but....nowhere near the best. http://www.nowgamer.com/fea... Notice how halo isnt here? You get the idea...it isnt in ANY.
My eyes! My beautiful eyes! That wall of text, it burns!
If you're gonna disagree show me proof to back up your claim.......there is none to even suggest that.
Sorry, angels3785, but the image in the article is on a PC. NO game looks like that on consoles with that level of anti-aliasing, shader quality, and ambient occlusion. Especially when that image was captured at 1761x863. If Halo 4 were to be made on the CryEngine 3 for consoles only, it wouldn't have this type of fidelity. However, for the time being, I believe Halo 4 is looking pretty damn good. http://download.halowaypoin... http://download.halowaypoin... http://download.halowaypoin... http://download.halowaypoin... http://download.halowaypoin... (And yeah, those are all native 720p) Also, lol at your link having Black Ops 2 on there. I'd easily give graphical quality to Halo 4 over that.