Submitted by StillGray 743d ago | interview

Xbox One allows us to "turn everything up and up and up", says Need for Speed: Rivals developer

OXM: "Senior producer discusses frame rate, resolution and "evocative" sunrises" (Need For Speed: Rivals, Xbox One)

MultiConsoleGamer  +   743d ago
What bloated hyperbole. "Up and up and up." What does that even mean?

PR talk aside, I enjoy this series and will definitely pick up a copy of the next game.
bicfitness  +   743d ago
It means everything except anti-aliasing and ansiotropic filtering, both of which Forza is clearly lacking. At least its 1080p. So there's that. But as far as being impressive on a technical level, it falls flat. MS need to stop with the chest pounding on specs and focus on what makes their box different and worth the extra $100. It certainly isn't power people are paying for. So what is it that makes the X1 and its games and features unique. That should be the question they are seeking to answer and the messaging they are conveying to consumers.
dirigiblebill  +   743d ago
"MS need to stop with the chest pounding on specs and focus on what makes their box different and worth the extra $100."

The interview is with a chap from EA.
Volkama  +   743d ago
And it isn't about Forza. We've progressed from not reading full articles to not even reading the titles :)

Good catch on the cars theme though.
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Dread  +   743d ago

I just spilled my coffee when I read your post.

That was too funny dude..bubbles up
kickerz  +   743d ago
I think maybe it's you beating your chest. Like a gorilla in a jungle
ambientFLIER  +   743d ago
Volkama...second time I bubble you up in 30 seconds. Lol.
Bigpappy  +   743d ago
It means they keep finding more ways to improve performance (more juice if you will). Don't worry, he did say anything negative about PS4.
MysticStrummer  +   743d ago
These go to 11...
mightyhokie  +   743d ago
someone disagreed with this?? wow. talk about blinders...

people, some friendly advice:
never, ever refuse to enjoy a good Spinal Tap reference.
Knushwood Butt  +   743d ago
Up and up and up, into teh cloud.
MotoDot  +   743d ago
I died from laughing xD
Izzy408  +   743d ago
haters gonna hate.
kickerz  +   743d ago
I like the cloud.. I just wana roll around in those nice white fluffy servers.
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Saviour  +   743d ago
well if they praise ps4, thn "its amazing tech piece" but when its xbox thn "What bloated hyperbole". meh fanboys!
Belking  +   743d ago
Thats because xbox is custom design and not thrown together shelved pc parts.
MysticStrummer  +   743d ago
A custom design that results in lower power seems like an odd choice, but MS can run their business how they please.
XxGOWxX  +   743d ago
I find it funny how "gamers" are focusing on pure hardware specs and not on the actual games being made for each console. Its like they dont care about what theyre playing as long as its the best hardware theyre playing it on. Very interesting.
Utalkin2me  +   743d ago

Well i think people are more pointing out hardware is cause, in the last 2 generations of consoles who has put out better games? MS or Sony? Sony has a great track record of pushing boundaries of game on a technical level and a gameplay level with their first party studios. So i wouldn't see why it would be any different this time around.

Considering you just joined 2 weeks ago.
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MysticStrummer  +   743d ago
@GOW - Specs are being focused on because for months there was denial from MS and their diehard fans about which way the wind was blowing. As more information came out confirming that forecast, the denial continued. 720p was predicted. That prediction was scoffed at, then proven. Then, days later, the same people who predicted 720p were being scoffed at again about another prediction. They had just been proven correct, yet suddenly their next prediction was automatically worthless. Yesterday, someone actually said the whole resolution thing was a "stunt" by Sony, as if MS didn't respond by saying resolution isn't everything. There would be no reason whatsoever for MS to say that if PS4 wasn't really pushing a higher resolution, but this particular person refused to acknowledge that simple fact.

Does the power gap matter in terms of gameplay? Maybe, maybe not. Hard to say at this point, but Best Games and Best Specs are two different conversations. I don't think the focus on specs is any more interesting than any other "I told you so" situation. Should it matter for people who really want to play XB exclusives? No, it shouldn't. In the end, who has the best games is entirely subjective. The same can't be said when you start comparing things like resolution, and no… upscaling isn't just as good when you're comparing what each console is pushing visually.
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Jeedai Infidel  +   743d ago
XxGOWxX, I think it's time we differentiate gaming enthusiasts from console enthusiasts.
xJumpManx  +   743d ago
ps4 aint looking so hot, ign gave knack a 5.9 and killzone a 8. Maybe they coul use thd ability to turn something up.
strickers  +   743d ago
8is a good score. They also gave Resogun a 9 and Flower a 9.5.
xJumpManx  +   743d ago
I am sure it will be fine but the sony launch games did not look very good and when you even have to mention little indie titles you know you are in trouble.
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Sadist3  +   743d ago
But I thought the Xbox One couldn't do 1080p...
Childprod1gy  +   743d ago
It can do 1080p fine, but because it's new technology it'll take a little bit for developers to get used to it and make games that run better on both consoles. Forza is also 1080p, just because somebody says something won't work doesn't mean it won't, look into stuff, don't hang on other peoples word. That my friend is how Hitler became a leader.
Jeedai Infidel  +   743d ago
Obama too.
bub16  +   743d ago
"up and up and up"

do you mean "the cloud" lol
PFFT  +   743d ago
No it means PC like parity.
Gore-Content  +   743d ago
Not surprised by these words at all. It's EA after all, remember? They've been buddy buddy with MS lately.
Izzy408  +   743d ago
Give it a rest already PS fanboys.
GreenRanger  +   743d ago
Does that mean that the PS4 allows them to turn everything up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up?
Jeedai Infidel  +   743d ago
Wow, you really went all out in wasting your time there, didn't you?
GearSkiN  +   743d ago
Love how ppl hate hearing good news when it comes to MS....
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GirlOnFire  +   743d ago
OXM to be expected.
Jeedai Infidel  +   743d ago
So they made up the fact that a Need For Speed dev said it?
supergrobi1  +   743d ago
Time will tell, the XBox One´s power will come out later, while PS4 placed it´s cards already on the table...

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