Here is the first part of a developer walkthrough of Lair by Factor 5, in HD (SD embedded).
Even though it's a grainy video...that's the most impressive so far. The palace looks amazing
Also Progressive mesh allows to have the textures on such a large scale - "this wasn't thought to be able to be done in real time, but it can be on the cell"..."there's no other system this gen that can do this". So huge landscapes to go from macro to micro is only possible with cell...interesting?
Yea baby thats what im talking about.... I wanna see devs completely own the cell CPU. All I keep hearing is how powerful it is and it has no limitations well I want to see games tweak the hell out of it. (if thats even possible) But from what I have seen and heard Lair should be a nice start.
Do you see all those soldiers on screen at once with their own independent AI and animation. Amazing I tell ya. Gotta give respect no matter how much you hate Playstation Brand.
Most impressieve Lair stuff here! Watch now and approve.
Yeah really this a must see this is a town area with vast detailed buildings that go far into the distance, the water effects are incredible because of the cell as well it's like moving cgi down there, A+ videos best yet because it's different from the bridge area your all used to seeing...
Ok now this is just crazy.
THAT'S what I call scale. And the number of stuff running on the screen is just ridiculous XD
More videos plz.
i liked those most, from all videos, which were released today. :)
These are totally crazy..
I agree with all of you. I'll keep my issues to myself because this is still incredible. Can't wait to get it.
now we just need a direct feed of that... quality isn't doing the game justice.
but yeah, wow.. detail. 32km x 32km.
i hope the fluid engine isn't completely done yet, because it looks like when the ship blows up, its two ripples then done. hopefully it'll be better in the end (though its already amazing as is)
is looking better with every piece of media released. I have been watching this one for quite some time and I'm very happy to see such incredible results. Its hard waiting so long for new info on some of these games but damn the last week has revealed some amazing info and media. Deep Brown, keep the goodness coming man! You've made me happy this week with all the HS and Lair goodness!!
That looks amazing. The whole things just looks phenomenal. I like the little part about the cell and how the progressive mesh works with it such large scales. This games has really impressed me in the last couple of days.
Something still didn't look quite right about the water ripple effect after the explosion...but definitely a huge and hugely impressive looking game. So far, its a 9.6 for me.
I`d say the ripple moved a bit to quickly, but still a nice looking effect.
This game will blow anything away, look at the graphics, the water looks really good. This games is a AAA tittle. This game looks really cool. MAN! i can't wait for MGS4, Killzone 2, and HS. Those games will rock the hips.
I hope factor 5 makes a smart move by puttin the demo out early at the kiosks for many others to see their great work, this game is going to be pretty good.
At first I thought this game looked geigh as hell, but those clips look pretty darn cool, will def get this one...
these vids and all the news received this week assured me that this game will be "the best ps3 game yet" i cant wait any more...i want a demo. this will be one of sonys first 1080p games and the texture streaming from the blueray is the same technique used by epic to make GearsOW...this game will best the best eye candy to date. i guess a game can be "dope" "sick" "fresh" "the sh!t" "ill" whatever the slang is in your "hood" but i've never seen a game rock the hips ... except the time i humped my ps3
i've never seen a game rock the hips ... except the time i humped my ps3. you know ps3 rocks the hips. Have you hear the one song called "she rocks the hips" by lil scrappy, i don't know if i spelled his name right, his a hip-hop artist.
Very impressive considering how much is onscreen.
The flowing water and waterfalls actually looked quite nice, too! I wonder if they're doing fluid simulation for that (rivers/waterfalls) or if it's just an animation.
I know these are $h1tty streaming videos but, does anyone have an estimate on the FPS? Would be nice if all this ran ice cold smooth.
but these videos defintely have me really eager for the upcoming demo (which better hit before the game releases this July).
three more months, and the PS3 floodgates slowly start to open, by years end, the PS3 exclusives will be hitting rather hard:
Ninja Gaiden Sigma
Little Big Planet
Ratchet and Clank Future
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Metal Gear Solid 4
there aren't just one or two maybe good titles in that last, they all look to be heavy hitters that are offering some quality entertainment to gamers.
the PS3 is getting the same rap as the PSP, with people just automatically assuming that they don't have quality games because the internet says so.
i didn't even list all the upcoming PS3 titles, just the ones we know about, and the ones coming this year only.
this fall is going to be a good year for Sony.
how so many people forget that the 360 had a crappy first year line-up of games before Gears of War came out, i'll never understand. outside of Oblivion, most of the 360's titles were mediocre at best.
at least the PS3 also has Oblivion, as well as Motorstorm, Virtua Fighter 5, and Resistance, which are 9.0+ gaming experiences.
it takes time to make a quality game, and what we're seeing with Lair here is just the beginning.
the Cell is a beast of a processor, and i don't if anyone caught the guy saying that the water effects are being run entirely off of the Cell, and the RSX isn't being used to render any of it. it's in the second video.
i'm glad more developers are finally speaking up about the PS3 and what the Cell can do (first it was Hideo Kojima, then Hayashi from Team Ninja, then Media Molecule, now Factor 5). and not only are they talking about it, they are backing it up with actual games and gameplay, to show that they aren't just blowing hot air up people's @sses.
i'm even more eager now to see what Killzone is like, considering that the evidence has been mounting that the PS3 can do some amazing things, both visually, and performance wise.
it's now looking like the PS3 will be able to come close to that trailer (maybe not 100%, but at least 70%-80%
Is this footage still seriously ALPHA!!!!!???? OMG. Maybe its just me, but this new dev walkthrough is seriously in a new league beyond the other trailers from today. The level of independence within all the various ai all on screen at the same time is staggering! I can see with my own eyes now that there will definately be emergent gameplay going on.
Also with this footage, I can see that the gameplay and cutscene footage are nearly the same flawless CGish looking quality. The only thing that really to me doesn't quite look spectacular is the fire effects. But even these seem to look better than other vids. Dear Lord I could keep going on and on about how amazing this title looks, but I think I'll leave with this:
Like figboy said, this footage, for me is the first true indication that The Killzone seen in '05 is, for the most part possible. I truly did not think that I would be able to say that, but this is the proof, right here!!!
I am really impressed....the more i see of this game the more i want it. It looks incredible, everything about this game looks next gen, and its a totally new IP. If Sony have more games of this standard up their sleeves then the £425 price tag of the PS3 might be worth it sooner rather than later. I am starting to build up a liking for the PS3. I know its off topic but can someone tell me when 'Home' is going to be released by Sony....i am really eager to see how well this does in comparison to xbox live. Looks mightily impresssive though.
i think they sayed in september. i think the game looks amazing, best graphic so far, but its also the best physics, and environments and effects. looks nearly like cg. awesome work f5 !
It's funny how people reacted to the IGN footage and then the Gametrailers, and now this just surpasses it all.
"OK I'm going to summarize my reactions after having watched the orginal IGN footage, then the "HD" Gametrailers footage yesterday and then the latest Gametrailers developers footage (They definitely seem to be from different builds).
The latest developer footage is absolutely jaw-dropping. I am literally stunned. This is the first footage where I've really felt the graphics, physics, scale, geometry - everything has just come together.
There's not been many times when I've looked at a game and thought "I can't believe what I'm seeing".
For me as of now the footage in the 2 videos below is the best next-gen graphics I have seen:
PART1. http://www.gametrailers.com... PART2. http://www.gametrailers.com...
These comments are from neogaf and from people who originally thought it was "meh"
"Those two dev commentary videos showing off the sunset city in the first stage is likely the first time this game has made my jaw slack. Quite the gorgeous vista to look upon."
"same there , cant believe what im seein'.
Too many things on screen, landscape is too big, damnit this is so freakin stunning"
Speaks for itself.
i have been intrested in this since i saw/heard about it, and man it has not disipointed yet. 32 x 32 km, now thats what i call a huge map i thought oblivion was huge but this way bigger, i am very impressed by the looks of it and to see its only in alpha stage..
it nice to see what the ps3 is caple off instend of half done ports this game could be very big :-) nice vids by the way....
wow no flamers have posted yet.. xfreaks must have passed out after watchin this *lol* yo but seriously this game looks amazing, I've always wished for a good dragon game and now it looks like my dream is becoming true ;) have a nice day pepz...
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