Epic Games vice president Mark Rein has said that the Unreal Engine tech demos shown off during Wednesday's Microsoft keynote speech at GDC were not from Gears of War 2. Apparently they were based on leftover bits of Gears of War 1.
that was from Gears of War 1? wow, i can only imagine Gears 2
I will be delighted if they keep the destructible environments and somehow include it into the multiplayer. I would love to be able to shoot a torque bow into a wall and kill the player hiding behind it.
yes socomnick that would be cool. But lets settle down for a bit. The gears footage shown was using update unreal engine technology so in other words that is what gears 2 will look like since its running on the updated technology. The visuals might be improved before gears 2 releases but not by that much since the game runs on the same engine as the gears 1 footage did, it will be essentially the same. Not to sh!t on anyone's parade or anything but someones got to stop you guys from getting your hearts broken. Gears 2 will look like gears 1/tech demo but with better ligthing, more water effects more enemies on screen destructible environments and so on
2 games, same engine. Leaps and bounds difference in graphically quality. Now please STFU.
Here you are, on the biggest 2008 (Video) game article... "Blankman - 4 hours ago well you have to let the 360 have one game lol. If you take out NG2 wats left." -Are you sure your not trying to sh^t on an xbox gamers parade?... Most Gears of War fans, are awaiting this title, and is not trying to downplay the graphics. Since, most are interested in Gameplay Mechanics, Story, Weapons, multi-player, to tell you the truth. None of which was or has been shown besides this little tech demo as GOW2. Honestly we see more gamers that do not own a 360 worry about it's games and sales, besides the game for game superiority complex comparisons. I'll wait for some real "Meat and Potato" media to judge the game as well as the final product, but you know it doesn't even matter. This game will be Pre-Ordered ASAP. The graphics will be good enough for a purchase. Graphics are just Icing on the cake. The game look goods enough for me as it is, I know it's not going to look life-like. PC games will always look better than any console because they are scalable, year after year.
hey Blankman, sh*tting is for the toilet, not 360 news. thanks
no sh1t sherlock. that's what i was telling in the older news about a gears 2 footage.
DUH.... Its not going ook that good... it was running on a maxed out PC. Your a RETARD if u actually thought that is exactly how it will look on the 360... though it will still look pretty good.
Killzone 2 and Resistance 2 are gonna SMEAR IT. aLONG WITH LBP, MGS4, Gran Turismo 5, God of War III and Socom: Confrontation. And Final Fantasy 13, The Agency and everything else/
btw-are you going to actually play LBP-it really reminds me of Viva Pinata, and that sold meh-so i think the same thing will happen
Probably the biggest game if it takes off in Japan which is likely since at TGS last year it drew huge crowds.
It would be a hit in Na and europe hands down. No need to argue there
i agree it will be big--ill admit i just undermined it because im a huge 360 fan--but i just have this feeling it will sell poorly-but dont get me wrong-i plan on playing it since my friend has a ps3-
but @ underground railroad traveler-KZ2 will most certainly not "smear" GoW2
KZ2 graphically destroys everything except Crisis. no need to argue there.
KZ2 will probably set benchmarks in gameplay too. even if it doesnt it will have great gameplay for sure. But definitely there is no contest in the graphics department.
Gears 2 would have great gameplay no doubt but dont forget Resistance 2 will have great gameplay too along with great graphics (60 player MP, 8 player co op).
You have 3 great games fighting each other .all of them will be million sellers no doubt.
But if KZ2 excels in Gameplay then there will be no contest. It will blow away everything . It does blow away everything in the graphics department with gameplay being unknown
alright, fair enough-i agree the graphics will be great in both, and that killzone will edge out gears in that department, if the gameplay sucks, it will go down like lair, which had almost the same problem remember-but yea, it should be a good fight to watch
(btw-can you believe were having an intelligent argument in the open zone!?!?!?)
Nicholas and King plus bubbles for being the first 2 to have an intelligent debate in the N4G openzone.
What!? Holy crap if that was Gears 1, imagine Gears 2!
setting yourself up for dissapointment men. I dnt believe gears 2 will look better it will jst have better lighting and better water effects and so on. Until i see an undoctored screenshot before i can buy into it.
I agree with you. Others would agree too once they read the STORY.
Gears2 uses better lighting algorithm ,has better splashing effects and has a destructible environment
Blankman, do you really think no one can see how much of a fanboy you are? Why don't you do us all a favour and leave your comments in the open zone. Moron.
why would you say that? his comments wer just opinions and didn't include attacks against anybody. i agree with him. i play gears single player and co-op till the end. i found the story non-existant, (go past locust come out of ground and fight humans and there is next to nothing) the weapons(except the kick a$$ chainsaw) uninspired and the levels totally lacking cohesiveness. i think gears looked great and if they improve the shortcomings will be as good as any game available this year(if it arrives on time)
but the statements blankman made were in no way an attack or a fanboy rant.your comments show you are the one who needs to grow up. people are allowed to objectively express an opinion.
I don't mind people voicing their opinions, but before they've even played the game or even seen any footage!?! That, I find, is idiotic.
I'm not saying what the game is going to be like, no one here is going to know that, but that doesn't stop fanboys like Blankman from thinking that they do. In a typical fanboy fashion, (albeit toned down thanks to posting in the gamerzone) all he is trying to downplay the game before he's even seen it! Telling people to set themselves up for a dissapointment is not exactly constructive is it. He's clearly just a fanboy trying to quash the hype surrounding the game.
And how can you possibly agree with him? Have you played the game? Do you know whether its just the same game, same graphics, same shortfalls with better lighting and water effects. No. Exactly.
Its amazing how many people thought that was a tech demo of Gears 2. I remember the guy doing the demo even saying that it was being demoed on assets from the first Gears.
Only real gamers know that was not gears 2. That was gears 1. Now just imagine what gears 2 will be like. Let the OWNAGE begin!!
"However, that doesn't mean Gears 2 won't have things like fancy water, destructible environments, hundreds of Locust on-screen and soft-body physics. "We generally don't put features in our engine that we don't use in-game," he said. "
Gears 2 uses the same UE3 as Gears 1 but with added features
I posted that it wasnt gears 2 and I Got massive disagrees. -_- I'd like an apology.
why would someone apologize?
better lighting,better viscosity,better water effects ---thats Gears 2 for yaa.
BUT on the same unreal engine 3 with added features.
GEEEZ atleast read the story!!!
you know alraedy you must be and insider.
did they even start on gears 2 then? i am confused. it will be pushed to 2009 then.
First off, Mark Rain doesn't state ANYTHING, that is a speculation made by the author of the article. What is assumed, is that these demonstrations were running on the Unreal Engine, and most likely on PCs / dev kits, not on a 360 SKU. These were simple demonstration of the Unreal Engine, all or none of what was demonstrated might be in the actual game.
I TOLD YOU GUYS THAT YESTERDAY. Remember?
Well, no sh!t it wasn't from Gears 2. They reused some assets(level design for example) from GeoW 1 for those tech demos.
the worst place on the internet, the open zone, where you don't have to make any sence, you can just be retarded.
But you have a solution: just go away to gamer zone, why you make a visit here???????!!!!!, now is you that not make any sense and be a retarded....
I laugh at these PS3 fanboys who just put us down for having the ability to get pumped for a game, then have them come and say, "get ready for disappointment", and "Gears will be nothing visually compared to anything PS3 this year". I dont know if youve people have noticed, but this site is being run by Sony Fanboys and all day long. Why? you ask. Cause they are on here 24/7 because they have no good games to play on PS3 yet, and so they come on here and put down great 360 games that are coming out, any way possible. You guys wanna talk about disappointment. How bout KillZone 1 when it came out, that was the biggest disappointment in gaming history, and although right now(from the whole 1 video we've seen for it) KZ2 looks amazing, it will probably do what KillZone 1 did and play like sh!t and wont be fun. Also, you guys must be living under a rock, cause theres been more PS3 let-downs than 360. Lair, incredible visuals, stunning graphics, gameplay sucked major ass (didnt sell well). Heavenly Sword, incredible visuals, stunning graphics, too short (didnt sell well). All im saying is that you guys think Graphics and Visuals make all the difference, it actually doesnt. Halo 3 wasnt graphically impresive, yet it sold what over 3 million copies in 1 day. All im saying, is that dont even judge a game when you havent even played it, or even played the 1st one, and do note that this game will slaughter and KillZone, MGS, FF or whatever game comes out in sales. Why dont you people go away and play a game on your PS3, or are you getting bored of stunning visuals and lack of excellent gameplay. (Buy a 360, youll have fun)
Infact the PS3 fanboys don't understand that the best games for PS3 aren't visually better on their console. They ignore even the fact that the UE3 thech demo was showed during the MS keynote (before the announce of GOW2). It was clearly GOW with the upgraded engine used for GOW2.
But they don't want to see the truth. For them Killzone 2 will be always better. LOL
just mad that Gears 1 didn't max out the 360 like they've been hoping it did.
It clearly said it was just to show off the updated tech.
anyone with eyes could see most of those environments and so on were from gears 1.
geara of war 2 is going to look amamzing just check out fable 2 and ng2 and too human this games are bringing things never seen last year
Dumb sony droids. If they weren't stupid fanboy n00bs, they would have noticed that they were using GEARS 1 MP maps to show it off. of course they weren't going to show Gears 2 yet. uhh, duh. every 360 owner knows it was on Gears 1. Just wait for Gears 2. it's going to sting. PWNED.
Yeah it was pretty obvious it was still using Gears 1 stuff, IMO.
that so many people are still blabbing about KZ2 and MGS4 and Resistance2 etc and how much these games are gonna pwn. Many ardent sony fans have conveniently forgotten that the latest KZ2 screenshots were 'doctored' to make them look better. And here they are telling us to 'prepare for a disappointment' when GEOW2 is released?
What? Hello? earth to sony fan base? anybody there?
so far i ain't seen NOTHING on the ps3 that impresses me beyond what i have seen on the 360. oh... wait.. the hype and the bullsh!t on the ps3 has impressed me.. but that's about it.
Won't it be funny if by 2010, the 360 still beats the ps3 in graphics and gameplay? I mean surely by then the vast majority of fanboys won't be telling us about the 'Upcoming' superiority of the ps3 anymore?
well.. let's wait and see (oh damn i said the 'wait' word)
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