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‘Killzone: Shadow Fall’ new and old builds compared

A screenshot comparison between the new build of “Killzone: Shadow Fall” and the original gameplay reveal from the Playstation Meeting event in February. (Killzone: Shadow Fall, PS4)

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Wni0   416d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(15)
Chaostar  +   416d ago
I'm getting a Goldeneye for N64 vibe from the gameplay vids, which I still consider one of the greatest FPS games I've played. Really excited for Shadow Fall.
sweendog  +   416d ago
Thats what ive been thinking. And that hostage level reminds me of the perfect dark mission where you infiltrate the villa in the port. Looking forward to this is an understatement
GameNameFame  +   416d ago
It literally seems like the author took a screen shot of a youtube video...

Taking a picture of decompressed video for comparison is laughable..
Ashunderfire86  +   416d ago
That what I said LOL! And I got disagrees for describing it as Deus Ex: Shadowfall and Perfect Dark: Shadowfall.
AndrewLB  +   416d ago
Umm... go back and look at the third comparison with the big explosion. It is VERY evident that the lower quality in the new version is NOT due to your unfounded claim that the new pics are "a picture of decompressed video". The new scene looks like CRAP. It's like they darkened much of the game to hide the the much lower texture quality.

Instead of being in denial and while frantically attempting to find anyone other than Sony to blame, you should direct your frustration at those who misrepresented their product in order to increase sales.

Some of you sony fanboys remind me of these Obama-drones who are now so happy to have "affordable" health care, even though they're now paying 2x as much for worse coverage (mine went from $115/mo to $265/mo) and my deductible going from $500 to $2500.

Its hilarious because they keep trying to blame Bush, or Conservatives. lol. Obama owns this trainwreck just like Sony owns this. I wonder who is going to get their heads out of their a$$e$ first, Obama-Drones or Sony-Drones. lol.
abzdine  +   416d ago
what a ridiculous article..
Shadow Fall in just a month time!! i am so hyped i want this game
nukeitall  +   415d ago
I personally think KZ, Shadowfall looks damn good1

It is just a shame it lacks real dedicated servers for multiplayer, and you have to settle for P2P. There is nothing worse than lag!
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Keyser  +   415d ago
Wrong place for ACA/Obama-care debate...
brometheos  +   416d ago
Ryse fanboys don't want you to be excited for Shadow Fall lol
NewZealander  +   416d ago
and shadow fail fanboys like you dont like people to be excited about ryse...those in glass houses bro...

Killzone Shadow fall disagrees. That game looks better than Ryse and runs at 1080p WITH higher frame rates. That's not to mention how all the other developers are saying the PS4 is more powerful, even former Gears of War developer. No need for damage control Crytek, it is what it is. #50
27d ago by brometheos

sony fans love to play down ryse and claim its been downgraded, if they removed polys and made no other improvements then yes thats a downgrade, but they improved texture detail, cloth physics etc, thats called OPTIMIZING! something crytec gets accused of being bad at alot, but in ryse compare pics, it clearly pays off.
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trywizardo  +   416d ago
as i always say KZ games looks and plays awesome but the story is meh and multiplayer is a normal multiplayer nothing special its better than COD off course but not as BF or halo or even titanfall
and comparing a hack-slash game to a FPS games is the peek of fanboys retardation
mhunterjr  +   416d ago
You know, I was thinking, it reminds me of the originalperfect dark
JsonHenry  +   415d ago
Given that the screenshots were compressed and of low resolution to begin with other than some color palette changes I can't tell a difference.
gapecanpie  +   415d ago
Downgrade Zone
badkolo  +   416d ago
are these real, which is the newer build. one looks good on each pic, the other looks horribly downgraded. the picture with the 2 things hovering , i see no differene in that one
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KUV1977  +   416d ago
I think the newer build would be the images that have the word 'new' imprinted on the upper right corner.
Aceman18  +   416d ago
you can see why he has two bubs lol, the game is looking really, really good. i'm excited to play it.
sibbor  +   416d ago
Downgrade? I don't think so. The lightning have changed a lot, which you can see in the explosion images I've extracted from the latest story trailer. It's very detailed.

http://sibbor.nu/index.php?...
Cueil  +   415d ago
90 percent of the difference is lighting... some of the textures have been changed a bit, but it's nothing really that huge of a difference... technologically anyway... lighting can make or break something though and it's clearly better... though the explosion maybe a can go either way
KUV1977  +   416d ago
I think they should have made the pictures a little smaller so one could better see the differences. I mean 1080p game and 338p images. I feel like I am seeing too much.
Half-Mafia  +   416d ago
The whole industry needs to rethink how they are going to show next gen games. We need 1080p screens and 1080p video with no YouTube compression.
smoothop  +   416d ago
You get down voted for telling the truth not a surprise there then. It doesn't look quite as good as the old build but its still very good.
FlameHawk  +   416d ago
I've just read your past comments and you aren't telling the truth you pro-xbox fanboy, please get out. Don't be mad about CoD not even handling 1080p on Xbox One lol.
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DigitalRaptor  +   416d ago
Just curious.

What parts of those sub-480p poor quality images makes you say that?
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AndrewLB  +   416d ago
Umm... do you need glasses or something? Because the new pictures are not nearly as sharp, textures are now muddy, and it seems they dumbed down the Ambient Occulsion quality which results shadows having less variation in tone, causing them to look very dark.
IRetrouk  +   416d ago
@ andrew,

Do you realise that the pictures provided are at like 480p ? You cant tell anything from these pics other than the lightng change, the game runs at a higher resolution than these screens can show making it look muddy as you say. Use your brain man.
HighResHero  +   416d ago
The whole point is that it actually looks better in the newer build. Whether or not these images do an adequate job portraying that is another story.
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AndrewLB  +   416d ago
No it doesn't. The heavy shadowing is a lower quality ambient occulsion and clearly does a fine job of hiding the lower quality textures from those who don't want to see the truth.

http://i1248.photobucket.co...

Look at this image I just put together for you as an example. Look at the plant, the subtle shadowing on clothing, and how natural the lighting is on the lower image. The biggest tell is the tonal width in the shadowing. Notice how the old shots have softer edges on the shadows as well? Soft shadows take a ton of graphics power and would be the first thing that would be reduced if devs needed additional FPS.
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IRetrouk  +   416d ago
Andrew, how can you see all those details with such low quality screens? Be real man post direct 1080p screens or gtfo.
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Deadpoolio  +   416d ago
@ AndrewLB: Thats the picture itself nitwit, I love how your so insecure about your crapbox One80 purchase your going to use blown up screen shots of already low rez images and claim that is the actual look of the game......

You have Obamacare now since you felt the need to bring that up in your other idiotic post, so please use it and actually go have your eyes check cause you clearly need it done if you think your "proof" helps your claim at all, again the blur is even worse since your using blown up pics of already low rez images
iceman06  +   416d ago
You need to learn truth vs. opinion. One really can't be argued, though some will always try, the other is completely subjective and up to scrutiny.
kenshiro100  +   416d ago
Then you need glasses because I don't see how this was a downgrade.
IRNMUNKEY  +   416d ago
Definite downgrade. Had to lower effects to get 1080p even at 30fps. Why didn't they just make the next gen a bit more expensive and stick a great GPU in instead of an average one? Think everyone would have been happy to wait another year as well
KUV1977  +   416d ago
Could someone please point out what they see as downgrades. I am willing to discuss this but I really can'T see any downgrades... at all.
Funantic1  +   416d ago
It's downgraded for sure. At first Killzone was very detailed, not it looks even darker and saturated but muddied and less detailed. But we all knew this when it was told that Killzone was going to now require less GB to install when at first it was way higher. This may be the reason Sony doesn't want the PS4 reviewed until a day before it releases.
ABeastNamedTariq  +   416d ago
@Fun

The hell are you saying?

Are you referring to the fact that SF was, at first, a 200+ GB game that was compressed into 40-something?
KUV1977  +   416d ago
Muddied and less detailed could be a result of freakin' 338p Images. Could you please point me to a detail which can objectively be compared instead of the general 'looks worse'?

In one of the pictures there are more particles in the explosion in the newer build but apart from that there really isn't that much qualitative difference in either way visible in these images.
Shake_Zula  +   416d ago
I think people are mistaking quality with brightness. A few things have been scaled down in terms of detail, yes. But, in terms of overall detail, there is quite a bit more implemented. Also, I'd be hard pressed if anyone could say that the new build screenshots look 2D. Although the old build looks shinier, it doesn't give you that sense of depth which I would argue is one of the most important factors in FPS's.
mushroomwig  +   416d ago
You are out of your mind if you think this;

http://i.imgur.com/GgwDyEs....

is a downgrade.
Pintheshadows  +   416d ago
Look how much sharper it looks now and the smoke effects and textures are significantly better. Not to mention the lighting has been toned down and looks more natural, you can now clearly make out the buildings lining the wall where as in the original build they were disguised by the lighting. That isn't realistic.

I don't get the gaming community anymore. They see what they want to see as they want to fit it into their agenda. Why a single person who supposedly likes games would have an agenda I have no idea but they do. Fanboyism blinds people. It works on both sides.

This isn't a downgrade.
It looks like they changed the time of day so that it is dusk which is the only thing I really notice. Hardly a downgrade. It looks superb to my eyes.
GTgamer  +   416d ago
They really got me looking hard ashell at these pics to find a downgrade and still cant see it but those explosions on the new build looks amazing more vibrant.
DecoyOctopus  +   416d ago
the character models hands looks better now and it looks like they changed the color of the lighting, in the old build the bloom looks kinda oversaturated
badkolo  +   416d ago
you dont see a downgrade in that pic??
xXxSeTTriPxXx  +   416d ago
Thanks for clearing that up.
HeavenlySnipes  +   416d ago
You can even make out the individual windows on the building to the right in the new build
Kujii  +   416d ago
No Krillin solar flare = Downgrade
Soc5  +   416d ago
Sorry man I like KZ But it does look like a downgrade. The lighting quality is lower.
Not talking about the excessive bloom, but the reflections etc are lower quality
scott182  +   416d ago
I think because it's not a bright and glaring some are assuming it is a downgrade. Everything looks much sharper and better to me... I love the new playthrough videos too, look so fantastic.
Deadpoolio  +   416d ago
Alot of that actually has more detail when you look at it that way.....It's just the Xbots who are insecure thinking about doing One80s on their brand of choice
Cueil  +   415d ago
to be fair you can clearly see that it's unfinished... a untexured building and though they did cut back a little on some of the lighting effects I think that if it was a design decision to hit 1080p30 then that's fine
ginsunuva  +   416d ago
Then you'd have people who come and say it's too expensive.
Sevir  +   416d ago
DOWNGRADE? Im laughing at these xbox fans saying this! Who calls Fod a downgrade for added ambience!?

You know what I call a downgrade. Dropping the poly count from 150K to 85K for all characters, dropping from 1080 30fps to 1600x900/900p to run at 30fps... and this is ALL after overclocks to CPU and GPU to gain "BALANCED" performance, which comes after the fact that RYSE was actually running on a PC that was more powerful than the upspeced Final XBOX ONE, let alone what was announced at the May 21st Event this year.

Quit it already. KZ does more and looks better than RYSE with NO downgrades to game engine and upgrades to hardware needed!
Soc5  +   416d ago
What does Ryse have to do with killzone?
Sevir  +   416d ago
Everything to do with the topic of "downgrade"
Shake_Zula  +   416d ago
It's an interesting instance, this. Here's the thing: it looks downgraded, because more shadowing was added to give a better sense of depth. As pictures, the old build would look better, but this being a moving and dynamic game, the shadows as it does improve quality as in most other games. Look up Ambient Occlusion. All in all, I don't think that screenshots do any of these games justice; if there is to a comparison, it should video clips of the game. Either way, I can't wait to play.

And also concerning Ryse, we as a gaming community need to stop trying to raise an axe to comparably similar games. Ryse is, by no matter of opinion, a completely different type of game; from a technical standpoint, there is nothing that it has in similarity to KZ. If you want to compare KZ for fanboys-sake, compare it to another shooter like CoD of BF4.

Oh, and (last thing, I promise) the term "downgrade" seems to be a hot word at the moment, but you also have to realize that optimization is selective downgrades that allow higher priority upgrades. It's a balancing act in many cases.
Soc5  +   416d ago
I don't know about another year but yeah I would have paid more.
Belking  +   416d ago
It still looks good but looks like a bit if a downgrade from those pics.
CGI-Quality  +   416d ago
We already know not to take ANYTHING you say about a Sony game serious.

OT: A very nice UPgrade, indeed. Textures, lighting, environments. All of ahead of the Feb build.
Aceman18  +   416d ago
one bub sony hater no surprise you would think that lol. the game looks great you need an eye checkup seriously.
ABeastNamedTariq  +   416d ago
What downgrades do you people speak of? All I see is that they made the colors/scenery a little more grounded - darker tones instead of ultra brightness (bright blues and yellows).
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mdluffy  +   416d ago
Indeed, the only thing I see is that they made the light much more believable.
The explosion also looks much better.
MysticStrummer  +   416d ago
"What downgrades do you people speak of?"

The ones they want to see.
AndrewLB  +   416d ago
Here, try this. Load the two photos before the explosion into photoshop and compare the histograms. Then perhaps to a real photo's histogram with afternoon lighting. The earlier images are FAR more accurate color and tonal representations.
The_Villager  +   416d ago
Doesn't look as good as when they originally showed it off.
Aceman18  +   416d ago
ok guy you need to have your eyes checked lol. the new build definitely looks better than original build.
The_Villager  +   416d ago
Compare pictures 5 and 6 and tell me that's not a downgrade? There are textures missing.
Hicken  +   416d ago
There aren't any textures missing. There's a lack of visibility of certain details due to that huge ass explosion. Such a massive light source would naturally obscure details of other things, so that they appear as little more than silhouettes.

Dunno why I'm bothering, but this crap is pathetic. There's no downgrade at all. In every picture, the level of increased detail is noticeable. The new build has darker images, but more textures and richer colors.

Give it a rest, people.
BattleTorn  +   415d ago
So the skyscrapers in the first two shots look identical?

Nay, better in the second?

AMAZING EYES!
jhoward585  +   416d ago
Looks good..the old build vs new build almost look like two completely different games.
blackbirdi  +   416d ago
Excellent downgraded build!
Pancit_Canton  +   416d ago
Looks awesome. Lighting are vastly improved.
MasterCornholio  +   416d ago
Looks better than before.

P.s i know that Xbox One fans are extremely hurt right now after having to suffer all the announcements of downgraded Xbox One games. As a result they are all posting about downgrades with Shadow Fall when the truth is that the game looks better than before. You people have to accept that the PS4 is more capable than the Xbox One and you should just enjoy your exclusives like Ryse, Dead Rising and Halo 5 for example. In the end we buy consoles to play games right?

Nexus 7 2013
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Palaven  +   416d ago
Where is all these announcements of downgraded Xbox One games? All I have seen is rumors from unreliable sources.

There has been more bad news about the PS4 than the Xbox One the past few weeks, just look at the articles today as an example. The truth is coming out the closer we get to launch, Sony can't hide behind rumors anymore.

If there was a Ryse build comparison in thumbnails Sony fans would claim downgrade.
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xXxSeTTriPxXx  +   416d ago
Why would sony fanboys "CLAIM" downgrades when downgrades were confirmed?
wsoutlaw87  +   416d ago
The resolution in ryse was a downgrade. Do you see the hypocrisy in your comment? You call the many people talking anout cod and bf rumor and tgen call ps4 stuff news.
MasterCornholio  +   416d ago
Well the most important downgrades are,

1. Ryse from 1080P to 900P
2. Battlefield 4 from 1080P to 720P or 900P
3. Call of Duty Ghosts from 1080P to 720P (Sony rep confirmed 1080P but Microsoft refuses to answer)
4. Crimson Dragon from 1080P to 720P
5. Dead Rising from 1080P to dynamic resolution.

And that's all that I can think of.

P.S I don't know whether to consider Deep Down a downgrade on the PS4 because I don't know if the first trailer was CGI or it was rendered in real time on a high end PC.

Nexus 7 2013
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Palaven  +   416d ago
When did I say Ryse wasn't downgraded? There was a resolution downgrade and a polycount (still more then KZ).

Looking at the comparison of KZ builds there seems to be downgrades to the textures, lighting, shadows and reflections.

@wsoutlaw87
How is this a rumor when you can see the downgrades in screenshots?

@MasterCornholio
Battlefield 4 and Ghosts resolutions on the Xbox One are rumors, not confirmed. The truth will come out as we get closer to launch date.
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Sevir  +   416d ago
RYSE is a walking book of downgrades...

1080p 60fps to 900p 30fps,
a drop from 150k polygons to 85k polygons,

Do we need to call in Dead Rising 3, and a few other games?

Killzone got an upgrade, they went from 1080p 30fps in single player to a variable 60 that NEVER dips below 30 for single player and went up to 1080p 60fps on multiplayer.

All this with a 4x jump in texture resolutions more physics, particle effects and volumetric Fog along with Raytraced and dynamic lighting.
Drekken  +   415d ago
It is easy to miss things when your head is buried in the sand.
solidworm  +   416d ago
Saw the mp last week. My pants are still wet.
come_bom  +   416d ago
I guess something had to go to run the game at 1080p. The images are small but there is a downgrade. EX: compare pic 5 and 6...

BTW it still looks good.
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Go watch the story trailer again and tell there is a downgrade. It looks even better than when they first showed the game off.
DownNotOut  +   416d ago
old build running on a high end PC which acts as a dev environment
results in higher quality textures, reflections, more diffuse shadows, wider variety of environmental colors and better lighting across the scene
also results in more characters on screen, higher polygon assets in use
also results in lesser use of bloom, soft particles with collision, soft particles for smoke, larger radius for light effects and more realistic portrayal of light bounce
also results in higher soft particle count for smoke in all explosions
also results in ambient occlusion and anisotrophic filtering and high quality anti-aliasing solutions

new build results in GUI
results in lower soft particles for smoke, excessive use of bloom, very low reflectivity off of material surfaces, lower polycount assets in the scene, very stark contrasts with lighting resulting in very dark sections and where natural lighting shouldn't cause such dark areas to show up
no AA, no AF, no AO
low character model count on screen
lighting is now very much bloom dependent and thus feels closer to lighting that's prevalent on the 360 and PS3 towards the end of their generation due to a lack of hardware power to render
Sevir  +   416d ago
The OLD Build was running on Prototype PS4 DEVKITS with Half the Memory of the final devkits with only 5 of the 8 CPU cores available... Its in their February Demo Post mortem, PLEASE GTFO with the BS, there is NO downgrade, EVEN in the lastest developer interview from the GT episode last week tells that they they ran that demo on OLD devkits and it wasn't until 2 days before the PS4 announcement that they received near final Devkits!
Pintheshadows  +   416d ago
This is far sharper. The first builds lighting gives it a horribly blurry appearance in comparison. The lighting here is softer and the textures are far sharper. Also notice the hugely improved particle effects, detail added to the environments, improved shadows, and richer colours (look at the VSA entrance shot around the doors, the glass looks far better now. I'm impressed.

I'm amused that so many on here are claiming this is a downgrade but not one of them can actually point out what has been downgraded. I wonder why that is.
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p3terparker  +   416d ago
You have to be blind not to realize the downgrade. The better animated explosion doesn't justify a huge loss in detail. Also, can someone explain how supposed 4x better textures equates to the completely flat and undefined ground seen here as well as a smaller install requirement.

http://i.imgur.com/tnzTUso....

@GamingCapacity:
"The intensity of the light from the explosion reflecting off all the surfaces look more realistic in new build. Even the structure has light reflectin off of it in new build. New build 5 points. "

How can you look at the image above and claim that there are better reflections? Maybe the globe structure has less light bouncing off, but everything else is washed out like crazy. Even the character polys look lower. Most of your other claims are way off too. Look at the ears and hair on the girl model as well as the textures on her clothing. If these screens were bigger it would be night and day. Get your eyes checked son.

After all these are the same guys who claimed KZ2 trailer was in-engine footage.
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Pintheshadows  +   416d ago
The thing is p3ter the textures from that gif are obscured by the explosions beautiful lighting effects. In the previous picture which is the same scene with no explosion they are present and sharper than in the original build. The glass textures on the skyscrapers are also far superior to the previous build as is the shadowing and the richness of the colours.

I think your tone is off as well. 'Get your eyes checked son.' Is that necessary or are you not mature enough enough to have a discussion without resorting to name calling. It seems not.

Plus, I played the multiplayer at Eurogamer, and I tell you what, this game has no concerns when it comes to visuals.

It is eye melting. I think the recent gameplay videos prove that. It hasn't been downgraded. It has been vastly improved. I would of thought that was obvious from the comparisons between the two sets of forest footage we have seen, one from E3, one from a week or so ago.
Yo Mama  +   416d ago
I'm one of the biggest PlayStation fanboys here but I'm not sure I like the changes. I feel as though they should have left well enough alone. I liken Guerrilla Games to an artist who keeps painting and making small changes well after perfection, until it's actually a hindrance. A few brush strokes too many, if you will.

With that being said, It's still looking great and I'm sure I won't be able to tell or even care while I'm playing.
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DarkLordMalik  +   416d ago
Is this comparison for the PS2 version of ShadowFall. I mean instead of 1080p version comparison, we are getting tiny low res images that don't even show the quality clearly =/

Anyways, the revamped lighting really adds a lot to the new build. I won't ever call this a downgrade, it is a visible improvement. But again, we really need a 1080p comparison to actually spot any visible difference =/
plaZeHD  +   416d ago
The new build is darker or the old build is brighter.
Manic2014  +   416d ago
For some reason the Old build looks better than the new build, especially by the textures, in my opinion.....
kingduqc  +   416d ago
welcome console gamer to 2006 lol
Kuse  +   416d ago
Some definite downgrades going on here.
pyramidshead  +   416d ago
Lots of people reaching up in this thread.
cunnilumpkin  +   416d ago
looked a HELLOFA lot better when it was on pc

lol

like always

of course the version running on actual ps4 hardware is going to look worse
LordHiggens  +   416d ago
Looking at this...let it be known that I love the PS Brand and I'm getting a PS4 above all else...but this is a downgrade.

The colors are less vibrant, the reflections on the ground and buildings are gone...I am not pleased here. Color it anyway you want but something was sacrificed since February.

I can't see how anyone would see this as an upgrade...could someone tell me what to look for here?
ATi_Elite  +   416d ago
You are being a Realist and NOT a FANBOY which is a GOOD thing and a RARITY on N4G.

This is NOT an upgrade. You saw with your very OWN eyes the difference between OLD and NEW. GG has to downgrade things to get KZ:SF to run at 1080p 60fps MP and 1080p 30 to 60 fps SP

This is a DOWNGRADE because there is a BIG difference when it comes to KZ running on a PC/Devkit versus KZ running on a Consumer Level PS4.

anyway Guerrilla Games has done an excellent Job and KZ still looks good just not as good as what we saw running on a Devkit.

I can't wait to see the amount of RAGE DISAGREES I get for this post.
LordHiggens  +   416d ago
God help if you tell someone something they don't want to hear! It's always better to tell a comforting lie than an inconvenient truth eh?
scott182  +   416d ago
I can see why people would think at first this looks like a downgrade. But if you compare closely http://i.imgur.com/GgwDyEs.... it is much improved. The art style is different, not as bright and glaring but in all complete honesty it's an upgrade, not downgrade. Especially if you are looking at the new gameplay videos vs the old videos.
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plaZeHD  +   415d ago
It's a definite upgrade. There are more buildings, better smoke and lighting in the new build.
BattleTorn  +   415d ago
no, no, no, no!

The new shot looks way worse. Not Lighting bloom, no post processing, and the buildings look waaaaay worse.

I seriously can't see how people could EVER say the second skyscrapers are superior. They're darker, and clearer, but that cause the processing has been taken out.

The originals look much more natural
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scott182  +   415d ago
@BattleTorn

We have a huge disagreement in which looks better then.
Thatmattkid  +   416d ago
I await a torrent of dislikes but to me I prefer the older images. Slightly brighter, more details on the buildings and characters and just overall a much better looking game. A good example to look for is in the first picture of the new build, just to the right of the jet engine is a grey blocky building. Now go back and look at the old build, far more detail.

However this could all change when we actually see the game in motion, some things don't translate too well through images.
BattleTorn  +   415d ago
a perfect example of how the lighting has not in "upgraded"
jcnba28  +   416d ago
there has definitely been a downgrade in visuals, how can you people not see it? Some of the reflections are gone and textures aren't as sharp as the original demo in Feb.
BattleTorn  +   415d ago
Haven't you heard, these are UPGRADES!!!! (sarcastic: YaaaaaaaaY)
hutness  +   416d ago
Is it me or only the xbox fanboys (in a PS4 article mind you) are saying there's a downgrade?
LordHiggens  +   416d ago
No...look at my comment up there. It's a downgrade...

Full PS4 preorder here!
CGI-Quality  +   416d ago
It's not a downgrade, though. You, and many others, have merely jumped on a bandwagon (and your claims of a PS4 pre-order are meaningless, as there's no way to prove it at all).

No matter how much you convince yourself that you're not full of it, doesn't change that you are full of it.
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LordHiggens  +   416d ago
Yes because I have everything to gain from lying to a bunch of fanboys on N4G...smh

You people are pathetic...
plaZeHD  +   415d ago
Come on dude it's upgrade, don't be delusional.
http://s13.postimg.org/438l...
CGI-Quality  +   415d ago
Nope, your trolling is pathetic, but you're thankfully out of bubbles.
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BABY-JEDI  +   416d ago
What I really like about the new build is that the colours are really vibrant. This is clearly an aesthetic choice that really lends itself to the design & concept of the game.
; D
mysteryraz11  +   416d ago
lol it looks better was no downgrades, xbots trying to damage control
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