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Submitted by halocursed 74d ago | news

CryEngine Incredibly Powerful, Best Looking Next Gen Game is Ryse – Star Citizen Creator

"Crytek’s Ryse: Son of Rome released for the Xbox One at launch, and was also built using CryEngine. The team took advantage of customized anti-aliasing and an overall film-based post processing treatment to deliver on the visual front." (PC, Ryse: Son of Rome, Star Citizen, Xbox One)

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windblowsagain  +   74d ago
The engine is excellent, and the game is very good looking.

But the best next gen game.

Nah.
Pandamobile  +   74d ago | Intelligent
He said best looking, not best game.
GameNameFame   74d ago | Trolling | show
Naga  +   74d ago | Well said
@ GameNameFame

Your rehashed fanboy talking points don't make it look any less stunning.
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DevilishSix  +   74d ago
But it is not best looking there are two games out that already look better.
Charybdis  +   74d ago
Yes Ryse it is one of the better looking launch games.

However Star Citizen seems to be in a whole other graphics league, I really hope star citizen will also come to next gen consoles.
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thehitman  +   74d ago
Sorry its still not the best looking game maybe its the best looking on XB1 but on PS4 BF4 and KZ:SF both look better. They have better textures, environments, frame rates and resolution. Those are undisputed facts.
Naga  +   74d ago | Well said
@thehitman

Clearly, some of your "undisputed facts" are being disputed. By the creator of Star Citizen, no less.
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SlapHappyJesus  +   74d ago
@hitman
I argue your "facts".
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scott182  +   74d ago
If he is referring to it looking the best in facial tech and cut scenes I would definitely agree. But as far as how a game looks when being played, I would say killzone and then battlefield look the best.
elninels  +   74d ago
@Thehitman, I own a ps4 and love it. I have killzone, and it is stunning, but I still believe is ryse is more aesthetically pleasing from what I've seen than killzone. The ps4 will have better looking games than the xone will, its simply more powerful and thoughtfully planned, but in that isolated comparison my opinion differs from yours.
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SIX  +   73d ago
Subjective
quaneylfc  +   73d ago
@Pandamobile

people can't read anymore, they see half a sentence and then argue against it, its natural now. people are getting thicker by the day.
TheRedButterfly  +   73d ago
@Charybdis

I too hope that Star Citizen comes to Next Gen. consoles, but I'm not holding my breath… Not in the slightest…

The reasoning behind my skepticism?

In response to the "panic" of PC gamers after they spotted a PS4 devkit on Roberts Space Industries CTO Jason Spangler’s desk, Roberts took to Star Citizen’s forums to explain the following (among other things):

“Star Citizen IS a PC game. It will NEVER be dumbed down for a lesser platform. We will NOT limit the input options or supported peripherals to the lowest common denominator. We will NOT pass on features and technology just because they will only run on some hardware configurations.”

“I LOVE the PC as a platform because it is open, is always moving forward, with new powerful components (usually at cheaper prices) becoming available to gamers available every year... Because of this Star Citizen will always be primarily a PC game and will embrace the best and newest tech.”

Basically the same PC Elitism we console gamers all have to put up with on a daily basis… Now, that's not to say that the game won't come to consoles (Note the "Star Citizen will always be primarily a PC game" line in the last sentence of quotes, as well as a few other mentions throughout his written response), but I wouldn't get remotely excited until Roberts flat-out confirms it.

Edit: here's the url if you'd like to read it for yourself. https://forums.robertsspace...
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cozomel  +   73d ago
I think KZ, BF4 and COD have better graphics than Ryse. Ryse is very stiff and choppy and repetitive
dantesparda   73d ago | Off topic | show
JokesOnYou  +   73d ago | Well said
-No scott you don't have to agree, still he said plainly in terms of "visuals and looks", with no qualifier like just "facial tech" being mentioned, he even went further and stated Ryse is "technically" superior:

“Ryse is a fairly simplistic God of War mash-em up but just in terms of visuals and looks, it’s by far the best looking…its better looking than Killzone [Shadow Fall]. I’m a big Killzone fan but just technically if I look at Ryse and I look at Killzone, Ryse is superior. -Chris Roberts Star Citizen creator, industry veteran and all around legend
Read more at  http://gamingbolt.com/cryen...

-Also there are plenty of devs out there using Unreal Engine, Unity and others that never say "blank" game using the same engine as their upcoming game is the best graphically so the logic that he needs to say that to sell his game is silly for a veteran guy like this, he just acknowledging like many others have that Ryse has the best next gen graphics so far. Ironicly no one outside of sony sources and ps fans on n4g say KZ SF has the best next gen graphics so far, which speaks for itself.

-lol, This is why I can never take *most n4g ps folks seriously 'cause its very obvious they never can give credit where credit is due. I remember when KZ 2 came out, the media consensus, majority opinion was that it was at the time best graphics on consoles, I agreed and said so publicly as much as I loved Gears as the better overall game KZ 2 was more impressive graphically.

-Clearly despite ps4 being more powerful and that eventually it will exceed Ryse graphics, Ryse visually offers the best next gen graphics at launch. Fact is both will have better games in terms of graphics but really if you believe most games on either based on the hardware specs of both are going to look miles better than Ryse I think you believe the hype too much, I mean just look at the facts even PC'S now with higher specs than ps4 don't have many games that graphically look miles better Ryse or KZ SF for that matter so fact is there is a ceiling that even the best engine is going to be limited to in terms of hardware. Folks dont like to admit that but if Im crazy just put up pics for any pc game vs Ryse demonstrating a dractic difference in visual quality. Again which is why Iam not worried about X1 delivering great games vs ps4, bottom line X1 is less powerful than ps4 but great graphics should be expected from both since even X1 is alot more powerful than previous gen consoles but neither are more powerful than current pc's which only deliver marginally better graphics anyway.
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4Sh0w  +   73d ago
Jokes you nailed it with that post. I couldn't have said it better, which is why the 1080p stuff is fools gold. I just want great games that look better than last gen but the quality and content of the game should be waaay more talked about, yet DR3 is looked down upon more by the 1080p crowd while Knack is upheld as something next gen.
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Burrito26a  +   74d ago
If they want to continue using the engine for their game it makes sense that they would say it's the "best."
Pandamobile  +   74d ago
Lol, do you think Crytek is going to take the engine away if they don't lie about it?

Chris Roberts isn't some corporate shill who will say anything for a buck, he's a legendary game designer...
Irishguy95  +   74d ago
Conspiricy theorists unite!

Man, let it go. Ryse does look the best, anyone that disagrees is in denial, at the very least it has the best graphics. There's a perfectly logical reason as to why. Same reason Uncharted looked so good.

Also, as if Crytek have the right to take it away. What is going on in that head of yours?
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ThePope  +   74d ago
100% right Panda
kopicha  +   73d ago
I have no doubt over Chris. I love his games. WC series are by far my most fav PC games in the past. However I think many people just never take into account that whatever he said is basically trying to indirectly promote his own game. Seriously no developer in the right mind would come out straight and say the engine they use for their game is bad. So it does not come as a surprise for him to give praise on Ryse being a game running on CryEngine and if he is going to be using the same engine for his own game. If you twist the scenario around that SC is going to be using the engine KZSF is running on, I think his words would have been twisted around. That is just another PR talk. IMO I do agree Ryse does look good visually. I do no dispute that. I agree that CryEngine is indeed a good engine and I think that is a well known fact. But I still do not think Ryse is a real showcase due to the fact that firstly the framerate isnt very well optimized. 2ndly the game mostly uses a lot of repeated assets and also smaller environment. Those factors alone would allow you to push the engine to do more. Comparing to games like KZSF or BF4 where the game design is of a larger scale, more randering work require is just silly imo. They are completely of 2 different category in terms of game design.
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cozomel  +   73d ago
"Chris Roberts", who? never hear of him
PotatoClock  +   73d ago
@kopicha

"Comparing to games like KZSF or BF4 where the game design is of a larger scale, more randering work require is just silly imo"

I find it quite amusing that you said that. Shows the ridiculous nature of fanboyism.

So many PS fanboys loved to compare Uncharted with other games while avoiding the truth, that it was a corridor shooter and couldn't be compared to more open games that require more power. Now the rules have apparently changed and it is now not okay to compare open vs closed games because it is an Xbox game.

In answer to your post, Cryengine 3 is powerful. You can say that it is all PR talk as much as you want, doesn't change the fact that it is an amazingly powerful engine and was chosen because it can perform incredibly and will look amazing for years to come.
Trekster_Gamer  +   73d ago
Burrito, what foolish comment!

Maybe you should do more homework about Chris Roberts and everything that he's done and been involved with. He can say what he wants without the fear of losing whatever support he gets from Crytek. Get a clue!

Stories like this just boil the blood of Sony Fanboys!
GusHasGas  +   74d ago
Works/looks like a nice tech demo.

Not really that great of a game.
cozomel   73d ago | Trolling | show
s1lentone  +   73d ago
Ryse. It's like a sexy air headed chick. She looks good, but when u take her out on a date and play with her a little you'll soon find out she's not all great. Then you just get bored. Not trying to troll but yeah I got bored fast.

I own both system and yes graphics on both looks nice. Game play on most xbox games is mehh feels like the last 3 years Ms been making gets for the xbox 360 and at the last minute decided to port the games over to the xb1. Don't get me started with forza5. Makes me wanna punch my xb1. All I have to say about forza5 is GREEDY! No heart.

Dr3 is fun gets choppy when there's a lot of zombies on screen. My only complaint.

As for ps4... I got outlast to play peace out lol
GearSkiN  +   74d ago
Best looking he said learn to read
lifeisgamesok  +   74d ago
It's a good game and the graphics are better than any next gen game we've seen
Keith Olbermann  +   74d ago
Ryse really reminds me of Infinity Blade for IOS. Pretty pretty game because mechanics are so simple. All resources go into the graphics. Can you explore? Can you do anything other than move forward and kill? Like Infinity blade.
DoubleM70  +   73d ago
RYSE was a showcase game. Like many of these 1st generation games for the PS4 X1. I have no doubt both of these systems are going to pump out nice graphics.
Letthewookiewin  +   74d ago
I think how a game runs should also be taken into account when makeing a statement like that. Ryse dose look good but dosent run well. I think that should always be taken into consideration.
H0RSE  +   73d ago
His comment is related to the graphics - the look and feel of the game. What you bring up is a product of gameplay. That being said, and have but a good amount of hours into the Ryse, It seems to run fine.
DoubleM70  +   73d ago
Just curious have you played it?
imt558  +   73d ago
Well, Star Citizen use CryEngine 3. Well, nothing weird here from Star Citizen developer.

If he has right, why not start develop Star Citizen for PS4 and Xbox One. I THINK HE WILL BE SUPRISED!!!!!
Allsystemgamer  +   73d ago
That won't happen. It's funded by PC gamers for PC gamers. If it DOES come to consoles then it won't be for a while after release.
Convas  +   73d ago
I'm pretty sure that Chris Roberts is intimately familiar with the strengths and short comings of both next-gen consoles.

He chose to develop on PC for a reason. More power, less restrictions, and he got the overwhelming support of PC gamers.

The only one who is surprised here is you, surprised that he isn't praising the power of the Playstation 4.
ssj27  +   73d ago
Sorry but this has already been proved by professional that Killzone 》 rise

Rise does have the best faces in cut scenes.

Obviously who cares anyways.. there are already better looking games that will come out soon plus the ones that are coming in the next few years into this gen will look better.

Lunch games are very limited and does not represent the true power.. GG will show their true talent in their second game.

They did a amazing job by having limited time and resources. GG are amazing devs
starchild  +   73d ago
Killzone Shadow Fall has a lot of mediocre textures and the overall geometry, shadow quality and effects work isn't up to the standard of Ryse. The character models in KZSF are also far behind.
ssj27  +   73d ago
It's not indeed a polished game but it's the best at the stuff it do right and at the stuff GG had time to polish been this a lunch game and having such a limited time.

I do agree facials are very poor except in two characters, but that about it. If we count the mask the helgash had they are very well polished and derailed plus this is a fps and fps, they focus on environment and immersion and Killzone shadow fall does a good job plys it does have some huge levels with amazing detailed background that has things happening in real time.

KILLZONE SHADOW FALL is indeed the most polished lunch game.. compare Killzone to BF or COD... those other two games look and play far inferior with far more bugs and unplayable online and bugs from day one.

The only error Killzone shadow fall start having, was a month after and is just lag ..
Tsar4ever  +   73d ago
Ryse looks great because of the Crytek engine, not because of the XB1's graphical capability. This the same engine that made Crysis2 & 3!! Of course it look great! The Cryengine3 is one of the best graphic & famous tech next to Frostbite3, Unreal3/4 and Id tech 5. If Ryse was a multiplat game, than just imagine how much BETTER Ryse would look & perform on the PS4!?
MichaelLito79  +   73d ago
Some people just skim articles.
KingKelloggTheWH  +   73d ago
It is in some areas but in others it is not.

There are areas where it definitely wins but there are tons of areas where it falls flat. In any case the first set of games we got for Next gen consoles does not represent each one, both's next waves will demolish Ryse and Killzone.
GamingNerd013  +   73d ago
Have to say its really a boring game I have ever played lame story chars. And worst combat system I ever played. As 4 the graphics I would say the only thing it looks good on is the chars, faces and body but not much as KZSF easily.is better an everything else and much better of a next gen game then ryse. I personally can't wait 4 next gen crysis and hopefully is better then 3 as crysis 1 and 2 were my favorite.
KiLLUMiNATi_89  +   73d ago
What next gen game looks better then Ryse then? KSF? Nope no way !
DevilishSix  +   74d ago
Just my opinion, but Shadowfall and TR: Definitive Edition have better graphics on top of being more open world like than Ryse. So no Ryse is not the best looking game, but I see they are still trying to milk sales for it.
Dwntwn  +   74d ago | Well said
Don't try to make things different.
Ryse is one of the best looking games on next gen, FACT. For Chris Robert Ryse is the best looking next gen game, FACT.

TR:DE is bullshit. Ryse textures, reflections, shadowing, models and animation are so much better than TR's. FACT.

#DealWithIt #StopDamageControl
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infectedaztec  +   74d ago
PS4 fanboys cant give an inch to the xbox. Even when its somebody else's opinion they can't just say something like: "it is a nice looking game". Has to be 'would've looked better on the ps4 or PS4 has better looking games"

This is why they are fanboys and not really gamers

Ryse looks great, but €70 for a 7 hour long campaign and multiplayer that didnt appeal to me are why I didn't buy it
DevilishSix  +   74d ago
Cool, hey whatever works for you, but TR:DE is a better looking game that is more open world game, has many times more particle and weather effects going on, has sub surface scattering, runs at 1080p, and maintains a higher framerate than Ryse and that is FACT.

I don't give a crap about chris roberts as I have a pair of eyes FACT.

Ryse has a stiff, stagnant, non interactive world. FACT.

I am not alone in this comparison.

http://www.gamefaqs.com/boa...
OsirisBlack  +   74d ago
Woah there I get it you like XB1, I do to as I own all three consoles. Facts being facts TRDE is currently the best looking game on next gen and yes the PS4 version. I think Infamous is about to blow everything out of the water if the newest released pics arent doctored.

Ryse looks very good but it is very linear and TR has a lot more effects going on. Ryse DOES look good thats a fact but TR graphically is superior.

Edited to add link to pics in case none of you have seen the newest.... this is the first thing I have seen on next gen that made me literally say wow. Scroll down the page.

http://www.neogaf.com/forum...
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bmx_bandit  +   74d ago
@ Devilish
So wait...who to trust?

Chris Roberts..Epic Designer of Wing Commander and Strike Commander?
or
a bitter, unknown & unrelevant Sony Fanboy on N4G...?

Well...no need to think about it.
elninels  +   74d ago
You are correct, but when you state your point in a way such as that you won't convince anyone, you'll just add to this console my dick is bigger war. For the sake of meaningful discussion I'd appreciate it if when you are correct, you express it with more tact.
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dcj0524  +   74d ago
I'm not trying to start anything. But other than facial animations Ryse looks less impressive than Killzone:Shadow Fall. Perhaps its the two different settings. One is in 2300 the other is in 100.
ThePope  +   74d ago
Yeah because the hardcore gamers that read this site haven't already made up their mind. But CR says he likes it and now its going to sell 10 million more units. WOW that's incredible!!!
HammerKong  +   74d ago
the thing is that ,you have never played ryse but only have saw some very little videos ,it is truly the best looking next gen game ,not saying that kz sf looks bad ,these both are best looking so far and dont only gives the taste of next gen but bring you to the true nnext gen in terms of graphics. and how can you give a opinion until you play both on your consoles ,and technically also the game is good ,it is running it 900p at stable and locked 30fps ,many fanboys youse to say that the game use to fall at 14fps ,hell where they use to read this shit when this game fall at 14fps and must know that 14fps is totally unplayable ,totally and even 25fps can create many problems like bugs like looking things on screen ,the only game so far on xb1 that us eto see fps dips is the dr3 which falls to 24fps only one for 2 times throught the game and only at those places which use to have more than 200 enemies on screen at an average and solid wether theseare the only conditions where you can see dips ,but they are very less and patches have already solved these problems .
sourgrouch  +   74d ago
ryse was agreat game, good contrls and just mindless fun, it had it faults just like every other game that came out for launch on both consoles and the fact remains its the best looking game so far.
GreenRanger  +   74d ago
I have yet to see a game on PS4 or Xbox One that impresses me graphically. Maybe I set my expectations a bit too high with the next gen consoles, because right now they're both completely underwhelming.
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epoxe  +   74d ago
Well they are running on "old" pc hardware effectively. No surprises here. Consoles are what they have always been, a cheap no fuss no muss way to play some games. Consoles will never make you say "WOW".
DoubleM70  +   73d ago
Disagree

I have seen something done on the PS3 that were done in God of War 3 and Uncharted that made me go WoW. Xbox had it's momments also the bridge scene in Gears of War 3 was Fantastic.
starchild  +   73d ago
When you play on PC a lot, yes, the new consoles simply don't wow you. That's because you have already seen better graphics in PC games.

Still, nobody can argue that we haven't seen a large jump in how games look in general. The whole scale has been moved upwards thanks to the release of the new consoles.
JackVagina  +   74d ago
Killzone looks just as good but runs in 1080p and a higher framerate
HammerKong  +   74d ago
first it is running at locked 30fps ,and resolution does not make game look better they only use to make it more clear and sharp ,it does not increase lighting,polygons,triangles,an itialising etc .this is a fact ,not saying ps4 will not have better graphics but there will be competition between both and them for now ryse is better looking ,in future any game can look better ,just hold your breath,order is coming in 2 weeks ,quantum break is coming at e3 and get ready to be blown buy both of these.
dantesparda  +   73d ago
Speak English kid and get your facts right. KZ SP mode runs at unlocked 30+ fps, stop spreading your bullsh!t. Also to Balls in his eyes, Eurogamer never said that. Get your facts right to. MS fanboys are so misinformed
BallsEye  +   73d ago
and no AA at all in KZ. Eurogamer anti-xbox site even said themselves Ryse look better in 900p and with great AA techniques they used than most native 1080p games.

http://lowfatgaming.files.w...
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pyramidshead  +   73d ago
Anti-xbox site, seriously? Didn't they do about 4 articles on the Xbox one technical fellows and internal architecture? lmfao tinfoil hats on boys, we got a live one ;).
Caffo01  +   74d ago
Does it look good? sure.
Is it the best looking next-gen game? not a chance.
Gamer666  +   73d ago
So, which game is better looking?

Shadowfall is the only game that competes with Ryse in looks...

So, "not a chance" becomes, "there is only one game that certain fanboys think is better".

I don't know of a single media article by a cross platform reviewer that said shadowfall is better looking than Ryse. Sony fanboys and sony only reviewers say Shadowfall is better, Xbots and xbox reviewers say Ryse is better looking. Multiple cross-platform reviewers said Ryse is the best looking game this gen so far. I do not know of any cross platform reviewers that said shadowfall looks better than Ryse...

Please cite reputable sources...
Kakashi Hatake  +   74d ago
ShadowFall looks better. Don't let screens fool you.
MasterCornholio  +   74d ago
I think Killzone ShadowFall looks better but thats just my opinion.
WeAreLegion  +   73d ago
Wow. Lots of disagrees on that. Maybe everyone can stop complaining that this is a Sony fanboy site. I totally agree, BTW. Killzone looks better than anything on consoles. Most reviewers agreed with that statement, as well.
pyramidshead  +   73d ago
Your opinion is shared with the popular majority, if that matters.
ssj27  +   73d ago
Is actually a fact, tested by professionals .. that Killzone Shadow Fall looks better.
Kakashi Hatake  +   74d ago
Remember the days where games like Uncharted 2 and GOW3 would only be called the best looking PS3 game by the industry despite blowing away anything else on consoles prior. Looks like they change their neutral tune when it's to give Xbox a leg up. When will MS learn they can't win everything by buying.
Pandamobile  +   74d ago
Best looking PS3 games would be correct. By the time Uncharted 2 and GOW3 hit the market, there were plenty of PC games that looked objectively better.

Also what does this have to do with Mircosoft?
zebramocha  +   73d ago
Really? Excluding metro, crysis or the whicher 2, what games are you referring to,most were marginally better than drastically different.
windblowsagain  +   73d ago
There are some great looking PC titles, leaving out hardware differences etc.

Metro graphically is one of the most overrated games i've ever played. Both.

Crysis3 is a better looking game then metro.

BF4 is better in some area's. Worse in others.
CrowbaitBob  +   73d ago
@zerbamocha

To me, pretty much anything that has decent anti-aliasing looks better than anything on PS3/360, or any other platform that has rampant jaggies.

I simply cannot stand the sight of jaggies. PS4 and Xbox One should be able to eliminate this problem.
starchild  +   73d ago
There are lots of games on PC that look better than anything on PS3 or 360.

Tomb Raider, Alan Wake, Crysis, Crysis Warhead, Crysis 2, Crysis 3, Metro 2033, Metro Last Light, Splinter Cell Blacklist, Castlevania Lords of Shadow, The Witcher 2, Dead Space 3, Metal of Honor Warfighter, Far Cry 3, Bioshock Infinite, Battlefield 3 and quite a few others all look hands down better than any of the best looking games on PS3 or 360.

I mean, think about it, we have quite a few people in these comments saying that Tomb Raider Definitive Edition is the best looking game on a NEXT GEN console. This is a version of a game that Digital Foundry said still doesn't beat the PC version. I've played both versions and Digital Foundry is right. The PS4 has some new additions that are nice, but the PC has advantages in other areas and still looks the best overall.

I think some of you don't realize just how much better a lot of multiplats look on the PC vs on the consoles.
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MajorMayhem70  +   74d ago
I enjoyed the game and thought it was underrated. Is it the best looking launch game? I would have to agree. I often found myself in awe at the beauty of the game. I own a PS4 as well and own KZ SF. KZ SF looked real good but I'd give it to Ryse as far as graphs are concerned. I'm not biased, just callin it how I see it.
infectedaztec  +   74d ago
Can I just day that this is Roberts opinion. He's a pro and an 'all-round legend' and his opinion carries alot more weight than any user on this site.

To the fanboys screaming about KZ, he addressed it (read the article).

"in terms of visuals and looks, it’s by far the best looking…its better looking than Killzone [Shadow Fall]. I’m a big Killzone fan but just technically if I look at Ryse and I look at Killzone, Ryse is superior."

While I expect disagrees this is simply a fact and really shouldn't be disagreed with. But its N4G
imt558  +   73d ago
Star Citizen use CryEngine 3. Nothing weird! Move along.

http://www.4smileys.com/smi...
mobijoker  +   74d ago
CryEngine was always about best graphics...but the problem is graphics does not matter that much when gameplay and story is mediocre....Great developers are not using this engine....very few cryengine games have excellent story and gameplay...CryEngine games always build hype upon looks, not the real thing that matters....
Pandamobile  +   74d ago
As if the engine itself has any impact on the story of the game.

Same goes for gameplay. It comes down to the designers, not the engine 95% of the time.
Hicken  +   74d ago
That doesn't discredit what he said. What great developers have made their games on CryEngine? When was the last time a GOTY contender used CryEngine?
mobijoker  +   73d ago
Exactly what I said....Major devs are not comfortable designing their games on CryEngine as they are with Unreal Engine....
UnHoly_One  +   74d ago
And yet you are probably one of the people saying PS4 games are better because they are 1080p, am I right?
mobijoker  +   73d ago
Nope!!! I don't play games for their looks....I play them for their gameplay and story....just because any game is lower end devices(PSP,NDS,Wii) does not make them bad....The fact that major devs are still not using CryEngine is proof that it needs much more work to come to the same league as Unreal Engine...
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worldwidegaming  +   74d ago
good game, I had fun. Rental rather than a buy.
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Keith Olbermann  +   74d ago
Ryse reminds me of Infinity Blade for IOS. Pretty pretty game because mechanics are so simple. All resources go into the graphics. Can you explore? Can you do anything other than move forward and kill? Like Infinity blade.
DiRtY   74d ago | Trolling | show
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NoLongerHereCBA  +   73d ago
I think both games look great and it shouldn't matter which one is better looking. I understand that the Artists feel it as a challenge to come on top in the graphics department, but the games are both totally different and shouldn't be compared.

Compare PS4 Battlefield 4 and Tomb Raider and yes; the PS4 comes on top. To me that doesn't make the games any less fun on the Xbox One.

I think we all know now that the PS4 is stronger, unless MS can create magic in the future (I do hope so, because I do like graphics). But let's just accept that fact and enjoy the consoles/games and talk about whether games are fun and what you enjoy about your console.

I think these type of websites would be a lot more fun without the constant bickering and childish who has the biggest p*n*s responses that don't always fit in certain topics.
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Kayant  +   73d ago
I disagree with him. After watching HQ clips from gamersyde but maybe he knows something I don't since he's a dev :P.... Really though but look great but KZ impressed me more when I watch both back to back.
cgoodno  +   73d ago
IMHO, they're not really comparable.

Killzone is a more open world with more happening on the screen as well as more detail in the world and not just the people.

Ryse is a game focused on the people.

Technically speaking, Ryse is superior in tech, but in doing so it limits how that tech can be utilized.

That's just my opinion and comparing the two is akin to comparing Uncharted 2 and Heavy Rain. They're just not comparable since the have different give and takes as far as game design and graphical technology.
Kayant  +   73d ago
I agree but with the current situation it will happen because these are the only benchmarks we have atm.

"Technically speaking, Ryse is superior in tech" -In what ways?
aragon  +   73d ago
well few months ago dead rising 3 was compared to last of us? dr3 open world way way way more happening twas in 1080p upscaled these comparisons make no sense and if a game looks good admit it even if its not your console of choice
cgoodno  +   73d ago
***well few months ago dead rising 3 was compared to last of us?***

Yeah, that's nonsensical.

Comparing any last gen game to current gen is nonsensical. Even if it's only 900p, it's running better and looking better than last gen.
Rickgrimes95  +   73d ago | Well said
I'm sorry how do you compare ryse to killzone completely different games both with amazing graphics but ones a FPS and one is a 3rd person
Flames76  +   73d ago
No doubt RYSE is the best looking game out period right now.No game on any platforn can touch it.Not only that but the game is amazing been through it 3 times already.Glad it was a hit with gamers and is nearing the million mark.For a new launch title thats hard to do
H0RSE  +   73d ago
Something to consider when comparing Ryse to KZ, is the significant differences in aesthetic and themes. KZ is future is based, with a lick, streamlined aesthetic, while Ryse takes place in ancient Rome, with a grittier feel. regardless of graphic capabilities, these differences alone are going to sway peoples opinions one way or the other.

When speaking about which game "looks" better, it is important to recognize graphics vs aesthetics, since they are not the same thing. Bringing up rendering techniques and polycounts aren't really going to matter if it's the games aesthetic that that really works well for it, and bringing up gameplay aspects (which many here have) have nothing to do with the topic.

Aesthetics, not graphics, tend to be the things that people are drawn to when discussing how good a game looks, since it covers everything from art design, color pallets, sound, lighting, atmosphere and more.
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Saito  +   73d ago
Xbox fanboys trying to level Ryse up again? KZ has more going on in the environment while maintaining a higher frame rate and solid resolution unlike Ryse. Ryse has better character models since that's what they focused on the most then the environment. The World of Ryse is simple. Statues, grass, water, and Greek buildings. That's not much art to appreciate tbh. Shadowfall forests, futuristic buildings, ads, weapons etc far exceeds Ryse. Under absolute scrutiny, Shadowfall is the best looking. Ryse is a beautiful game, but X fanboys and Crytek and their affiliates are only natural to say Ryse looks the best. Like all fanboys, xbots go off what they want to hear like other slaves. Most of you in N4G can't handle criticism and meticulous juxtaposition. Disagrees, your vote is nothing and your nonsensical replies are futile.
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04STIBluByU  +   73d ago
So an expert stated his opinion about a game that is only on one console...this game also uses the same engine he is using for his game...What most people are not taking into context is that this is his OPINION!!! It doesn't mean its a FACT for EVERYONE...Here is my take on the two games...

- Ryse -

1) Has incredible facial animations! (probably the best so far for launch titles)
2) Has really cool death animations (though limited) it does make for a "oh cool" impression!
3) Has decent particle effects and is a fun game none the less
4) Runs a little slow (frame-rate) at times and is 900p

- Killzone: Shadow Fall -

1) Has really good frame rate and picture quality!
2) The colors are vibrant/the blacks are dark and there are a ton of particle effects!
3) Has some good death sequences/animations (at times)
4) Facial expressions are not as good as Ryse

All in all these are two different games but can be fun none the less.

Guys remember this is just his opinion and to him its a FACT.

No need to disagree (just reply and say what you feel)

To those who say who cares about frame-rate and 1080p please guys why would you not want the best of both worlds?
If you don't get it then you don't get it but don't be so harsh for those that do get it and are happy with it.

Vice Versa guys!
Hicken  +   73d ago
I'll give you a Well Said.
04STIBluByU  +   73d ago
yeah i got an attaboy!
04STIBluByU  +   73d ago
What T-rard hit the disagree button I was being real, not fanboyish, unless it was an accident then I apologize! If not Then you may want to tell yourself this: I knot We Todd Did!
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Darkwizard904  +   73d ago
I'm waiting for all the sony fanboys to jump and bash on this. They just mad I guess.
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