PWN or DIE has received screenshots of the Gears of War 2 "Flashback Map Pack" and shots from the maps as they existed in the original Gears of War They have placed them side by side for comparison and added their initial impressions after each.
Why is there so much damn Fog is Geow2?? Why the disagree? Unless your blind in one eye and you have this slight milky film over the other..you can't say there's no fog in geow2..
I think that the reason why they disagree with you is that you're an idiot...There is FOG in GOW because it sets a tone, a mood. It adds depth and allows you to feel emersed within the atmosphere...but like i said, you're an idiot so i guess that's why you ask stupid questions to obvious answers...
Sorry lol I forgotz to tell everyone - the fog is there to cover up the huge pile of sh1t I did on every frame of this terrible game. But i promise you, Greys of Snore 3 will be better! Actually, no I don't.
Distance fog is both used as an artistic asset as well as to mask technical issues such as clipping, pop in, etc. The trick is to use it properly both in technical regards as well as artistic.
@ CliffyBee "Greys of Snore 3"??? You Sony boys come up wit tha stupidist sh1t I've ever heard. If you think tha game is so bad, then why make your way into tha story to post negative comments about it? Your just jealous cuz you dont have Gears of War, if you would stop being a lil' b1tch a$$ fanboy, and got 2 systems.... then you could play it also. All I have to look forward to on PS3 is LBP... I might give Socom a chance too, and thats about it! Wow...! Its definately a good time to be a Sony fanboy, f(_)cking idiot go play some weak a$$ Elefunk... lol
Aha "Man of the year" sorry to upset you.I know how you children like to throw little temper tantrums anytime someone insults GeOW2 You say its "to set a mood"..i say it's to cover up the awful textures.
poooooor canadiancrackhead :( talk about an owning. is your anus hole bleeding still???
Its gonna be mine 7 Nov 08
I almost wanna go buy Gears 1 again, just to get some practice in... but with the release so close... I guess i'll wait for 2!
IT LOOKS LIKE BEAR TOSS
You're hurting my feelings. Are you saying the best game I have ever done is bear toss? You might have a point actually :'(
And all you have to do is buy a brand new copy.
And just for the record gears 1 looks miles better And that dont mean gears 1 looks good They Both look like smeared sh!t
damn thats sad!!! they both look exactly the same. it looks the screenshots were taken during different times of the day... sequels are supposed to have improved graphics... i guess this is officially gears 1.5 now
15 maps at launch is awesome. I was a tiny bit afraid that these would be just throw ins, but now I am convinced they will be a very nice addition to the multiplayer experience.
I prefer the old mansion look with the night and rain over the new one. I like what they did with the canals though.
In all seriousness, some of those do look better in the original version...
Canals is the only one I prefer. But that's because the Gears 2 representation is snowy. I hate snowy levels, they physically make me feel cold. The water looks frozen to, which is strange as UE3 now has wonderful water effects, would of like to of seen them in Canals.
the warhawk one pwned anyway GRIDLOCK FTW!
I like the new Gridlock except that I wish it still had the statue, and maybe it's a little too green. Subway does look better, but Mansion was really better in Gears1 with the nighttime and the rain. New Tyro looks great, and new canals is pretty cool too--but I wonder if they made it snowy so that new water effects wouldn't create lag? And where's Fuel Depot? I hope that one's not being left out. That's a sweet map.
but now i really am concerned about you guys ! what the fu(k is wrong with you ? its a game ! if you dont like it, don't get it ! why do you feel the need to try to convince others ? let me take a wild guess.... you are ps3 fans and your strange devotion to a console has madee you look dumb... and dead last ! still nice blu-ray movie player !
FanB B Boy !!!
dude pm me if you want to talk. it's ok. life goes on. remember its only a game. gears 2 won't kill off ps3... ( i think ! ) just enjoy your games dude !
WTF??? Where in the hell is War Machine???
that was one i was hoping for as well, i never cared for subway much but war machine was always a good time and probably my favorite map
was never really a fan of the multiplayer for some reason, haven't played it on live other than once, but defo will be on this one! The fact that the graphics have improved that much must mean it's one amazing looking game. What other console games have better graphics than Gears? Maybe MGS4 but Gears 2 must be better...Lookin forward 2 doing some hordes, tho having read Gamepros impressions am slightly puzzled. Cliff n his team can't get past wave 27 or somethin but they did 40 first time?
You guys need to read IGN's MP & Horde review... frickin' awesome ! The Horde mode is the bomb... the whole package is unbelieveable !!! http://xbox360.ign.com/arti...
I think the new Tyro station looks amazing. Looks completely different from the first one.
Each level appears to just have 1 dominant overwhelming color. Gears one did this also, with gray, but each of these seem to of just replaced the gray, with a single, different color.
A lot of movies these days do that too, where the picture is washed out with a certain color in order to set the mood. Gears1 did have other colors besides gray, but was overall more uniform. Tyro was the big exception, being very warm (they used the same color as the landscape of the train level in campaign). The new Tyro looks great, but it will def. have a diff. mood not being so warm.
it isn't really something you can avoid when the majority of the items in the level are the same material such as the same concretes and metals adding a bunch of different colors turns it into a sloppy looking mess(refer to COD:WaW castle map) the impact of the colors then pretty much just relies on the lighting but as said above, all is not grey
Fog , fog and more fog. Just look at Gridlock and Canals. Subway and Tyro look cool though.
I can really see the difference in detail! We'll all be having some serious fun come Nov. 7 2008!
You guys have to remember the theme of this game. It is supposed to be dark and gloomy. It gives the game a "doomsday" feel, which is exactly what is going on. Could they have made it jump off the screen with a variety of rainbow colors? - sure. But, you have to remember this isn't Super Mario Sunshine. This is a gritty, rough, and murderous game that puts you smack dab in the middle of the end of civilization where humanity is being exterminated; that sounds so wonderful that I am going to complain that there aren't any rainbows. Note the sarasm. The same thing can be said about any fog. I know that people complained about fog in GOW1, but I swear, I must be Superman because I never had a problem sniping someone's head off from across the map. Visibility can't be too bad, huh? However, fog can create an atmosphere that keeps players on the edge of their seats nervously waiting for a monster to jump out and bite off their faces. Take the fog away, and the thrill factor will go down. It serves multiple purposes when they use it. But, they do not need it to cover up any issues like the PS3 fanboys believe. If they actually played GOW1, they would know that you can see all the way across every map from end to end; i.e. War Machine, Fuel Depot, Mausoleum, Mansion, Canals, etc. The truth is, this game literally scares loyal Sony supporters. I know I'll get flamed for this post, but I'll be damned if it isn't true.
Bring it !!!
Of course you can see across the map in gear of war, they are small. I'll be playing the sp when it hits pc.(yes and it will)and i've heard hmm hmm, that gow is going multiplat in 09. Regarding socom, even the shell casings have physics.lol. Cell power i'm guessing. I'm sure gow2 will be a sweet game, but tbh, i'm thinking alot of people will be buying dead space. Looks fantastic. http://www.gamersyde.com/ne...
this is good stuff. M$ didnt make us pay for it. great stuff. i just would have hoped it was included in a disk cause now i have to take time away from gaming to download it. give us discs!
hmm the graphics look MUCH improved with the new color scheme, but some of the older maps look cooler, this is going to be weird for me til I see it on my TV with my own eyes.
yeah its great that they will include the old maps,but would have preffered war machine over subway,glad that process was not included as that was my least favourite map. cant wait to play the new modes like horde and meatflag,but it just goes to show just how much fun gow was when the old game launched with just 3 modes which were pretty much the same but people still played it day in day out,i still play it regulary even now. its a shame that so many good games are coming out because most of my gaming time will be on gow2 and wont be playing the rest much.gow2 will easily be the best selling game this year
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