Submitted by allformats 863d ago | news

Cerny: PS4 Will Blur The Line Between CGI And Captured Video

PlayStation 4′s chief architect Mark Cerny has said that the new console, set to be released holiday season 2013, will blur the lines between CGI and captured video. (PS4)

Credit url: gamesthirst.com
allformats  +   863d ago | Well said
That's what we need, a true next-gen console. One that will get us excited about games again just like the old days, not a machine that puts Kinect first and TV above the gamer.

I'm happy MS is re-calibrating, but their first (and true) intentions really bothered me. If it weren't for Sony taking a strong stand, we'd all lose or rights!!!
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"Cerny Ps4 can be worn like iron man suit"
abzdine  +   863d ago | Well said
you mean like this ?

On topic i have one thing to show: http://gematsu.com/gallery/...

Enemy  +   863d ago
The Dark Sorcerer is the first real game to rival CGI. I honestly believed it was highend CGI the whole time. But then I remembered that Quantic Dream are just that good. Killzone: Shadow Fall is also the most beautiful FPS ever seen on a console. Already we're seeing PS4 games take over the next gen.
JsonHenry  +   863d ago
He also said that it can make toast and do your homework for you while immersing you in a holodeck where things look, feel, and smell real.
Shadowsteal  +   863d ago

Damn those DSL's ;)
elhebbo16  +   863d ago
@abzide should have shown this one too http://gematsu.com/gallery/...
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Lior  +   863d ago
Next gen for pc gamers was around 3 years ago
DragonKnight  +   863d ago
Next gen for the U.S.S. Enterprise was centuries ago.
hollabox  +   863d ago
I some what agree with you, but lets be honest, console games drive the video game market. Sure PCs can be much more powerful but they are rarely taken advantage of because of the market, platform and API overhead. Try running Crysis 2 or 3 on lets say ATI 1900 which slightly above the X360 at console quality if you can find a driver that works for that game.

Also with the PC gaming community pirating most of their titles PC games sell like third party games on the Wii U. I know there are a few exceptions like WOW, Diablo, Star Craft selling in the millions, but after maybe like 10 top tier titles, sells on the PC is dismal. The numbers I've seen could change with NPD starting to count digital sales.

I'm a PC gamer, my rig is decent, I upgrade my video card about every 15-18 months if the performance is there. But like every new generation of consoles, my PC upgrades slow because of the consoles performance. After 3 years or so PC graphics start to get out of reach of home consoles, that is usually the time I switch back to PC gaming and all of its yearly upgrades that goes along with it.
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psyxon  +   863d ago
no. lol.
karl  +   863d ago
u can have the most powerful pc but most games are multiplatform

and console do set a bar for pc...

now that consoles have more power u can finally expect even better gaming experience on pc..

but u guys will always have to wait for us..

thats why very few games on pc today look better than ps4 or xbox one games..

those will come later
NeoTribe  +   863d ago
You seem to have stumbled into the wrong article.
fenome  +   863d ago

And I care why? You're in a PS4 thread dude, what's wrong, don't have anything to read about PC? You gotta troll PS4 and try to claim superiority? PC has no influence on me whatsoever, I'm a console gamer period.
Master-H  +   863d ago
@Enemy i think Deep Down's graphics rivals CGi too
ATi_Elite  +   863d ago
..........and let the B.S. Begin.

We now know what the GPU is in the PS4 so save us all the Sony Rah rah and total B.S.

The HD7850 can't run BF3 on Ultra @ 60 fps so SHUT UP!

Plenty of Benchmarks to back up this FACT.
miDnIghtEr20C_SfF  +   863d ago
It's just PR talk.... I wouldn't take it too seriously.

You know,.. every time an MS guy says anything positive about the X1, it's just PR talk guys.

Right? Am I rite guys? !!!11ONE1!!!
Donnieboi  +   863d ago
I love the ps4 and believe it's very powerful (and everyone that knows me on n4g know ps4 is my top pick for next gen) ...BUT even the most powerful pc's don't look THAT good. Not until we get 4k gaming. 1080p isn't enough to create the illusion of realism.

Let's not get our hopes up so soon.
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Lior  +   862d ago
You obviously have not seen or played crysis 3 at 1440p on very high settings with MSAA 8*
SatanSki  +   863d ago
Yeah, if you can link 100 of them together or aim at medicore CGI
DoesUs  +   863d ago
Clearly you didn't read the article.
plaZeHD  +   863d ago
That's a tech demo.
Roccetarius  +   863d ago
It's funny how people are using that as proof, because that's an isolated demo for just that. You'll not see it run like that in game.
GribbleGrunger  +   863d ago
Running in real time on the PS4, and as David Cage said himself 'We can do better'. And remember, ALL the games that follow a QD tech demo look BETTER than the tech demo. Now enjoy the fact or move along to another thread related to your console of choice.
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mxrider2199  +   863d ago
the company that made that tech demo is known for making games that look as good or if not better then their tech demos
SatanSki  +   863d ago
Thats some nice gfx but not so much for CGI. Its still far away from wows or swtors cinematics for example.
GribbleGrunger  +   863d ago

QD: http://abload.de/img/vlcsna...

Beowulf: http://drnorth.files.wordpr...

I can't find any more films that look as photorealisic as the Sorcery demo.
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Salooh  +   863d ago
Ps3 games are much better then the ps3 tech demos . So stop trolling.
DragonKnight  +   863d ago
Tech Demo: Abbreviation of Technological Demonstration - A Demonstration of the Technology used in the device or devices being demonstrated.

So... that's showing what the PS4's tech can do right? What's your beef?
DaGR8JIBRALTAR  +   863d ago
Hmmm...we shall see!
andibandit  +   863d ago
Indeed, I dont question his statement, but we've heard it before.

Still waiting for someone to say "removes the lines"...
first1NFANTRY  +   863d ago
I'm just waiting for Naughty Dog to blow me away again this gen. matter of fact i'm putting in TLOU right now hehehe
Jdoki  +   863d ago
Any chance we could get a section on N4G dedicated to Mark Cerny!! :)

Seems like every other article is quoting him. Not complaining - it's good to see positive information, but my goodness has he ever become the poster boy for PS4!
hollabox  +   863d ago
He's a smart guy but he needs to back off a little bit. If or when something goes wrong, the person with the most press coverage seem to be the first one to walk the plank.

With that said Microsoft needs a guy like this instead of the idiots they have/had being the face of XB1. MS pulled an Nintendo, giving you the basic specs, nothing detailed, nothing exciting.Instead they had the same response as Nintendo, its all about the games which is true as well but for the right price.
g-nome  +   863d ago
Cerny needs to shut up now , we know how fantastic it is , but be careful to over-promise and under-deliver like the ps3.
The ps3 has nothing but 'blurred the lines ' in some games.
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Kayant  +   863d ago
He's not the one making the articles.... All it is sites spinning things he said at the talks he has done Gamelab and Develop In Brighton 2013. So it's not really he's fault. These sites are just hungry for hits. Also and the n4g moderation with duplicates has been piss poor lately.

Also this title is a bit misleading read the article.
HammadTheBeast  +   863d ago
He did like on conference, and people have taken every sentence and made articles out of them.
webeblazing  +   863d ago
i doubt ps fanboys learnt anything from this gen
Dojan123  +   863d ago
Just got Tomb Raider (steam sale) for the PC. I hooked up to my TV and got more excited about PS4. I am looking forward to the higher FPS and graphics of next gen while sitting on my couch.

Before you ask/say... My PC is not near my TV so Steam Big Picture is not a great option for me.
Software_Lover  +   863d ago
I have no idea what you're talking about. Are you saying that you hooked up your pc to your tv? Or did you buy the game, then went and got on your tv?
Skate-AK  +   863d ago
He said he bought the game and then hooked his PC to his TV to play it. It made him excited for next gen when he saw Tomb Raider running at a high resolution and high FPS.
webeblazing  +   863d ago
noo pc game or any game is near cgi gfx
mrmancs  +   863d ago
The guy up there saying that's a tech demo , yeah sure , done in real time on ps4 unfinished dev kit..... Imagine what the finished article will look like? Even better... Dark sorcerer not in real time? Think again,Lighting can be changed on the fly as can the camera... Ouch.
no_more_trolling  +   863d ago
cerny: im taking a crap, with my ps 4 in the bathroom with me
cerny: ps4 can cure world hunger
cerny: im such a know it all and youre all sheep
SniperControl  +   863d ago
"cerny: im taking a crap, with my ps 4 in the bathroom with me"

urm....You can actually do that with Remote play on PS Vita.

Thehyph  +   863d ago
I haven't used remote play, but I've definitely played vita on the pooper before. No point in not being honest about it...

If you disagree then you either don't have a vita or you are not being true to yourself!
SniperControl  +   863d ago

While taking the "kids to the pool" i have enjoyed playing Ico & SotC via remote play on the PS3.
Thehyph  +   863d ago
Too bad you're wrong. Everyone knows that next gen consoles do the pooping for you. :)
DARK WITNESS  +   863d ago
Not really, the XBone just watches you take a poop... then tells MS what colour it was and doctors show up the next day.
WeAreLegion  +   863d ago

That would actually be a pretty big selling point for me.
Cryptcuzz  +   862d ago
For someone with a name like no more trolling, you seem to be one of the biggest trolls around.
Thomper  +   863d ago
Seriously..... No more of this guy. Every time I read something he has quoted, I can hear his creepy voice in my head.

Can't we just canonise him now and get it over with.

It's becoming really yawnsome
Jdoki  +   863d ago
I agree the number of 'Mark Cerny said' articles is getting tiresome but it's not really his fault. He's not given many talks / interviews. It's just websites are fishing for hits by reporting him piecemeal instead of just once.
Thomper  +   863d ago
I think that next gen news is a bit thin on the ground, generally!
Jdoki  +   863d ago
The signal to noise ratio on N4G is quite astoundingly bad.

As much as I enjoy coming to this site (mainly for the over the top reactions and trolling), the amount of news compared to the amount of hit seeking crud is very one sided.

The games industry just doesn't generate that much news, but the 'journalistic' industry that has sprung up around it seems so desperate to keep the advertising money rolling in that they'll post anything.

The current standard of reporting is little better than the playground arguments over 'my Spectrum is better than your Commodore 64' - the only difference is that now these chumps are getting paid to act like kids.

/rant off
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Angeljuice  +   863d ago

Come on, everybody knows the Commodore 64 was better than the spectrum. Just look at the multi-plats, they were in colour on the c64, half the time they'd be a single background colour with a black outline depicting the characters on the spectrum, honestly how 1981 is that?

Jdoki  +   863d ago
C64! WUT! No wayz dude!

Spectrum 4eva! :)

(I had a Speccy 128k +3, bloody useless device! I asked for a +2 with the tape deck and for some reason received the 'better' +3 with the disk drive... great! Games cost more and less to choose from and I ended up having to buy a tape deck and cable to plug in to it.)

Happy days

Btw... The Amiga did spank the Atari ST and I'll fight anyone who says different!!
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darren_poolies  +   863d ago
Cerny has a very awesome, soothing voice.
windblowsagain  +   863d ago
He could hypnotize people.
Thomper  +   863d ago
@JDoki. Completely agree.

It seems like they are all trying to capitalise on any xbox vs playstation bs, or anti - Microsoft propaganda, and the trolls are all falling for it.
stuna1  +   863d ago
Microsoft created their own propaganda, by not being forthcoming as far as their plans! Notice how their not shouting from the rooftops about their 300,000 servers. Which only a small fraction would probably be devoted to games anyway! Thinking about its strengths were more than likely better served on the TV, Sports, and Skype side of things considering it's Microsofts Window 8 OS, which in turn is probably the one that will leave a bigger footprint out of the other two OS's, and from my understanding the other two OS's are just kernels. Thereby not being as extensive in their abilities, kind of like before Sony removed the Linux OS from the PS3, it could do basic computations, and basic code, but it wasn't a powerhouse in the arena if curing world hunger, or solving a nation energy crisis.

I suspect that the Window 8 OS takes up more of the 3GB devoted to the other 2 operating systems combined! If Microsoft want to answer questions, that would be my first.
Angeljuice  +   863d ago
If you're tired of them Thomper stop going to each and every one and 'Yawning"..Seriously Thomper, If you find something boring, why click on it in the first place?
Then just say "Bored of this YAWN", honestly, do you work for Microsoft?

You're too subtle for a standard troll, and seem very focused on trying to influence people's opinion of Mr Cerny in a negative way.

If you genuinely dislike the guy and find him boring, stop commenting and giving the same response on every article you see with his name on it. To be quite honest Thomper, my old China, it's kind of boring...YAW..(I can't its been used to death).
Cryptcuzz  +   862d ago
Steve Ballmer told Thomper that if he made 101 negative comments about Mark Cerny he would think about giving him a raise.
mafiahajeri  +   863d ago
Did anyone else read that in cernys voice? Lol
The_Klank  +   863d ago
I love people complaining about Cerny being to talkative.
He had two talks recently, most if not all these articles are from those talks. Its not like he is out every day giving out these tidbits of information.

And besides if you are so sick of him, I dunno, why not try and stop reading everything.
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SynestheticRoar  +   863d ago
Serious. Did that fat old guy say he's tired of hearing from Cerny? That sorry pic is saying he's just tired.
EXVirtual  +   863d ago
Graphical power isn't everything, but they do matter to quite a big extent.

The 1st party exclusives on PS4 will look better than the ones on the XB1 and 2-3 years into the gen, multiplats will look and run better on PS4. Keep in mind the Dark Sorcerer tech demo was only using 4GB of GDDR5 RAM. The PS4 has 7GB available for games. Imagine that. I also want to see Japanese 3rd parties take more and more advantage of the PS4. I think if it means ditching XB1, do it. Western devs will never make go fully exclusive to the PS4 though.
Npugz7  +   863d ago
I still think the Division is the best looking next gen game so far!
Father Murder X  +   863d ago
they better stop while they are ahead. let the hardware do the talking.
webeblazing  +   863d ago
dont we hear this every gen when will yall learn and game gfx on any platform will never be cgi quality
LOL_WUT  +   863d ago
Sm00thNinja  +   863d ago
You guys like men... That is all
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Cryptcuzz  +   862d ago
I like X-Men, my favorite is Wolverine what's yours buddy?
wishingW3L  +   863d ago
that's what they say on every gen. PS2 Toy Story graghics anyone?
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MysticStrummer  +   863d ago
Sony never said that.

Microsoft did, about the 360.
Relientk77  +   863d ago
Gonna be epic
SynestheticRoar  +   863d ago
That's so funny, embarrassing even. He change his avatar picture. It's to late we know your over 50, and you look pregnant. Next time show a little respect for a developer who considered a genius among his peers.
Ashunderfire86  +   863d ago
Been wanting to hear this for a while now. Maybe Killzone 5 will look like that Killzone 2 E3 2005 CG trailer.
Flames76  +   863d ago
Yet nothing the PS4 has shown can touch the Xbox One games shown so far.Hell sony tried to show off Black Flag but the PS4 couldnt handle it.The sad thing is thats a launch title for the system.Even Watch Dogs ran horrible on the PS4.Yea sorry sony but I don't think so
Cryptcuzz  +   862d ago
You fail at trolling just to let you know. I feel bad for you since no one is paying you any attention so I'll throw you a bone. What kind of bones do you like huh? How about an Xbone?

Games were confirmed to be running on early dev kits that can you know, not run properly do to running on early code?

You want to see a picture of Battlefield 4 at MS E3 show running on a PC?


Yeah....now go chew on your Xbone in the corner there and think about what just happened.

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