Today Evolution Studios posted a facebook message promising details, videos and a release date in the coming weeks, but apparently some are getting an a sneak peek on it earlier, including a trusted insider that got a chance to see a recent video.
I have no problem with these type of stories but come on dude. Are we going to report on every single sentence posted by "Tidux" on NeoGAF now? You are better than this Abriael. That said, DriveClub has a lot to prove now, and it should prepare for the worst if it fails to meet the expectations. The delay has only increased them.
No, only on the ones i find relevant. As you say Driveclub has a lot to prove, and having someone that has proven trustworthy and that actually saw a recent build (which we didn't) saying it looks really good and that the latest screenshot doesn't do justice to the game, yes, that's relevant, and pretty damn reassuring.
You mean, the ones that will get you traffic while posting no new information? There's no predictions nor evidence this guy has seen anything.
@pockyking: if there was "evidence" that this guy has seen the game, this would be news and not a rumor. The "rumor" category exists for this. This guy has proven his reliability time and time again, so there's plenty reason to believe what he says.
a so called insider does nothing to reassure me , the delays have sucked all the optimism i had for this game out the window . i'll be happy if the game reasonably good and blown away if its great .
He's only trustworthy because he posts crap like this. Besides, what job at Sony would you have to have where you get to go around playing or seeing all of WWS games? Even if you worked at Guerilla for examppe, I doubt you'd get the time or chance to see what the other studios are doing that often. Unless this guy is Yoshida or Andrew House, I honestly don't see how logically he could have access to all the stuff he claims.. which is conveniently vague all of the time
Any word on frame rate yet? This will be one of my first ps4 purchases just curious
how do you know for sure they have seen the game and are just bull crapping to get their name in the headlines?
Think about it, the delay was to avoid releasing with Forza as competition, that's it
DriveClub's reveal visuals looked better than Forza 5's release visuals. Besides that, the two titles are exclusive to their platforms so if anything, not having an exclusive racer on PS4 helped XB1. Think about it.
Forza isn't exactly direct competition, both games are platform exclusive so that makes no sense.
Forza and Driveclub are really different games. Having played both (even if obviously Driveclub was just a demo) the only thing they have in common is that they feature cars, but it's really like saying that Forza is in competition with Need for Speed. of course all games are somewhat in competition with each other, but the identity here is really slim.
"That's it" ? I'm sure if you only want to look at things one-sided then sure. PS4 was going to curb stomp the Xbone regardless of whether or not a game was delayed or not. Logic would indicate that if they had DriveClub at launch, it would've helped the PS4 perform better, rather than worse, so your comment doesn't say much really. Then there's the reality that Forza 5 was rushed out as a launch game regardless of its quality or level of completion for a full $60, and whether or not the massive downgrade that they didn't inform people about, was a direct reflector of that, we won't know, but it needed months of additional time in the oven, just like DriveClub did and then received.
@unbiasedopinions Forza? You mean the new gen racer that still can't manage to offer night driving or dynamic weather effects? Some of you people have mental issues. You really have to feel sorry for them, they'll accept any ol' pile of crap and call it a success.
@Abriael You're problably right, but differences didn't stop the fanboys. They bash on Forza 5 every chance they get. Lets see if Evolution will live up to expectations. The game looks stunning, but i want to see it 1080p 60fps LOCKED
That's an odd assessment to concoct...Seeing as Forza 5 was rushed out the gate with LESS content than Forza 4 to support the launch of XBO ... http://www.ign.com/articles... Drive Club on the other hand from Evolution Studios doesn't have the pressures of releasing a sub par or incomplete product.
That makes no sense.
Edge said this when they played it just before launch: "It whips past the windscreen at a decent enough lick – although not, in its current state, at the target 60fps. Tree and foliage models have a whiff of placeholder about them, while tyre smoke isn’t quite the next-gen volumetric spectacle we’d hoped for. The cars look great, of course, but you’ll be hard-pressed to notice the fully modelled headlight lenses out on track. There have been few better showcases for new hardware than racing games, and it says much that Gran Turismo 6, running on the seven-year-old PS3, currently looks sharper than Evolution’s demo build. A fair chunk of that remaining 65 per cent of development is presumably set aside for visual improvements." So, no. It wasn't just because they wanted to avoid competing with Forza.
I agree DC has a lot to prove now. People went from a game they never heard of, to hype like crazy, to multiple delays over the last year. I'm skeptical and I'm sure they know others are too.
* to multiple delays over the last year* Da hell you smoking son??It was only delayed once and that was right before PS4 launched.
" to multiple delays over the last year" Common misconception. It's been delayed once. There was an article stating they had gone back to the drawing board recently with this game, when what they actually meant was that the initial delay was when they went back to the drawing board. http://n4g.com/news/1470978...
The game was delayed twice! First they said it would be relesead on March, then they further delayed it till Setember, and now, they simply don't make comments about it.
"People went from a game they never heard of, to hype like crazy"... I'm certain you must've meant Titanfall.
You guys are funny. Yes I meant DC and not Titanfall. And yes, DC has had multiple delays. I'm not "exactly" sure how many but I know it was more than one. @Lukas I agree with your posts almost all the time but I've been following DC just like everyone else and I've heard launch, February, March, April, and June for release dates. Maybe they're all rumors, but they stem from somewhere. Anyhow, I did some looking http://www.officialplaystat... Edit: seems none of those actually state a release date, so I'll retract my statement of multiple delays. They've just been quiet. Unless of course you count the deleted tweet as one
What do you expect? The guy is a hack.
Driveclub has very little to prove as information is scant at best. The game has received very little hype.
This game has been delayed so long that only certain gamers are expecting it.
The ones that actually have the console it will be on?
yea, it looks good, but is it fun.....
Agreed. I'm so sick of "insiders"
I thought message board post weren't allowed on N4G. That's what they always tell me when I had breaking news on my site, or giving away a Kinect or PS3 games and such for free. They say you can't use message boards. It's obvious why the mods here at N4G allow it though when it comes to this.
"I had breaking news on my site" Pretty much sums it up
Stop all the talk! Drive Club was supposed to release this past November. Enough with this "trust us" bs. Where's the video? Where's the demo? This talk is old, show something.
Today's journalism doesn't even require any credible sources so I don't believe in insider this insider that crap. As for the delay, it's common sense that it was good for gamers, as game is for sure more polished now. Who would delay game to downgrade it :P?
I don't like racing games with bad driving mechanics and boring gameplay, so fine with the delays as long as it's well polished. Looking at you FORZA 5. Ò_ó
Forza was well polished, it just lacked some content
It's not lacking "some" content, it's lacking a ton of content. Forza 4 came with 500 cars and 20+ tracks, Forza 5 came with 200 cars and 14 tracks. Oh, but now you can get a fuller experience if you pay for the season pass... The graphical quality of the game also ranged from PS2 era crowds to good looking car models but with a ton of aliasing. That screams unpolished to me. Sure, graphics are only a small part of "polish", but there's such little content to polish that the little that should've been there should've looked great.
@Zeuanimals Have you even played Forza 5? the game is gorgeous, the sounds and physics of all the cars are spot on, the vista mode and track detail man you obviously aren't a fan of racing games Forza was NOT lacking polish, the game runs great
Did you not read what I wrote? I just gave you specific details about Forza 5 that doesn't look that good, here, I'll give you some off of the top of my head. The track detail in the final game is lacking. The E3 build was beautiful, buildings in the background had great textures, the lighting was actually global illumination rather than baked down, the crowds were actual crowds, they had a wonderful AA solution, random things in the background like poles and rails had a ton of polygons and they looked great. The final game looked nothing like the E3 build, well it might to people who aren't used to spotting this stuff. And Vista mode is not indicative of the actual game. They're practically bullshots compared to actual gameplay since there's nothing going on and there's nothing being rendered except for the car.
Forza is one of the hottest games you bugging. Love to the community I play with on the regular
A racing game without night driving or weather effects is "the hottest"? You need help son. Seek it before it's too late.
@D3ATH Heres hopping that Evolution achieves 1080p and LOCKED 60fps on DC. Since some of you seems to belive that PS4 is 50% more porwerful than X1, it problably will not be a big deal for EVO. Don't take me wrong. I DO belive the PS4 is more porwerful than X1 hands down. But NOT 50%. Hopefully Evolution will prove me wrong ;)
I dont need an insider to tell me this. The game looks great from the videos that I have seen.
I found it surprising that the original game was to run at 30fps, which for a racing game isn't standard. When I heard of this delay my initial thoughts were that it was to tighten the game up and raise the fps to 60. Has there been any announcements on this particular aspect of the game or has it all been this generic?
Sadly still no info if it was upgraded or not =(
60fps or no sale for me! Sorry but in 2014 that needs to be THE uncompromising standard for racing games! If it's not 60fps it had better be so damn buttery smooth that it would be hard to tell the difference!
Agreed N64fan. Consistency is more important than just being 60fps. I'd rather have 30 locked than 60 that dips to 30. ESPECIALLY for a racing game. You want to be hitting smooth lines. A smooth framerate will help with that.
Did you play Forza Horizon and NFS Rivals, cyborg? I doubt that you have problem with 30 fps in those games.
Don't get me wrong guys I'm not criticising the game either way, I'm no expert when it comes to racing games. I just seen the reaction of other people regarding the fps being locked at 30 and assumed 60fps would be a welcomed enhancement.
i hope so, looking forward to a great racer game besides GT
Been waiting for this game since last E3. Bet it will have another big showing at E3.
I have a feeling that this game will prove a lot of naysayers wrong. We're in for something first class
Better late then never. Better to take your time and release a perfect game.
you had your chance sony. more excited for the crew and project cars
I'm really not interested in these simulator racing games. We all know it will get boring after a few weeks. The same thing happened with Forza on the Xbone. I wish Sony would develop something fun, it's own Mario Cart or something.
Forzaliasing 4.5 will be a old gen when Driveclub is out.
And in 5 to 8 years we will all be on next gen consoles and Gran Turismo 7 will finally come out for the ps4.
The devs were probably worried that the leather seats didn't look real enough.
Another article from dualshockers.com So predictable now!
Funny how Sony fan boys rip on Forza but then forget Xbox fans get a biyearly release of a good racing game and Gran Turismo comes out once every 5 years. Forza has a much better sense of speed and GT is the best Sim racing game. I won't touch Gran Turismo again until they prove that gt5 which had the worst load times by far of any game last generation.
Half of what your said isn't even whole sentences. Particularly that last one. Not only is it hyperbole- which I expect out of you- but it's not a complete idea. I guess that's what happens when your trolling attempts are sad. My hype for Drive Club hasn't gone anywhere. And judging by some of the comments here, quite a few Xbox fans are worried. I don't particularly care if it's thirty or sixty fps, as long as it's a solid framerate. In either case, I think it would have been the best looking racer at launch or shortly after, and that hasn't changed. I love the scenery they've chosen for Drive Club, and can't wait to race my way through it.
They are no longer a launch title game so they have to deliver something a little special at this point. Hopefully it has been development time well spent.
What gets me is that there's over a month left before E3 when we will "supposedly" hear a release date for this game. Does that mean for the next 40+ days we are going to hear from more and more insiders about this stuff? I'm just going to wait for E3 regarding this title. No offense to dualshockers or Abriael
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