He sums it up: The danger is currently the storage medium (DVD), and one we thing we're all praying for in the next round of hardware is that they don't just go, 'It's DVD again'.
That was fast i was wondering when somebody would post a counter to what was posted this morning. lol Again, again. http://www.dailytech.com/Qu...
hm nice move.
classy rebuttal, bubbles for u my son.
Microsoft tried pulling a sony and released the 360 first. However when they released it, HD-DVD wasn't a finalised format, so they were stuck with DVD. Yet the 360 loyals actually defend this. Its microsoft's stupidity that is affecting games now. The lack of the core 360 harddrive and using the dvd format is hindering GTA IV from being the superb game it should be. Nice one microsoft. HD consoles need HD discs, it's simple. "He sums it up: The danger is currently the storage medium (DVD), and one we thing we’re all praying for in the next round of hardware is that they don’t just go, ‘It’s DVD again’. If he made such a comment now, it would seem like an intentionally partisan comment. But from 2004, that quote actually seems like a genuine technical issue." PS3 gamers are forced to use blu-ray for games. GREAT! 360 gamers are forced to use dvd's for games....uh...great...
That is, in all honesty, the truth
If he made such a comment now, it would seem like an intentionally partisan comment. But from 2004, that quote actually seems like a genuine technical issue. Well I'm saying it now and I'm NOT saying it from a partisan point of view. I'm saying it purely as a genuine technical issue. When they sitting down and started designing this game, the first thing they would have said is "Well it has to fit on a DVD." Theres no getting around that. GTA4 will not make good use of BR, Not unless they have some copious amount of extra content, which they wont. The games are going to be practically the same. They cant make 20 GB wont of Data. It just wont work. Put your fanboyism aside and see that plain obvious fact. I'm not saying this because I like PS3 better. I'm saying this because a 10 Gallon bucket holds more water than a 1 gallon bottle, and thats undesputeable. I'm sorry if you think I'm insulting your Xbox, because I'm not but the PS3 version has essentially been handicapped before the game was even started, and we are going to see this more and more over the next 2 or 3 years. No one is even really pushing BR yet so if its a problem now, how bad will it be later, seriously. The Guy was complaining they were filling DVD in 2004. I'm done. Sensible responses only please.
BUY WHAT YOU WANT. If the storage was really a problem they still could make the game better on blu-ray. Also lack of a hdd shouldnt be an issue for them as THE 360 GETS HOURS OF EXCLUSIVE GAMEPLAY CONTENT.
Rather have a smaller game with more advanced gameplay with more advanced graphics to chalange me on my HDTV than an average large game with 5th generation capabilites and average looking visuals, Games the size of Mass Effect, Crack Down & Oblivion etc are good enough on a platform that has too many good games in the first place. DVD/Blu-ray will be useless in a few years anyways. LOL. PS3 has space and math skills, 360 has graphical might and AI advantages. lets move on hahahahahahaha... Ya ya ya we know the sandbox genre will hurt the 360 if you read the original comments both consoles present problems probably due to the PS3 not being able to show too much on screen at any given time with its limitless space. lol Games like GeoW!, Slinter Cell 5, Mass Effect can not be done because of PS3's piss poor memory use. lollloollollol spacetoilet you're not exactlly on my winners list, you seem ass hurt. MS's compressions plus new technoligies should be enough this generaton. http://www.dailytech.com/Qu...
Not really. Both are fairly equal in either respect, people just like to blow it out of proportion. It all depends on how well the developer makes their game for whatever system.
Are we supposed to be amazed by those screens??? caaaause they look like crap.. More proof by the minute that M$ raped you all and KEEP raping you.. @ Deep (below) - that LAIR shot gives me the chills everytime i see it..
yay it's a fight to the death with images! I love these. My go!
"PS3 not being able to show too much on screen at any given time with its limitless space. lol" Pog that was a bit "dumb"...Resistance enemies on screen...Gears enemies. Lair enemies on screen, Heavenly Sword 3000 strong army. Anyway dum dee dum to shadow...use a rain one for F1...that effect is really cool :) Yeah! nice
I got some more
Deep I thought you would be the unbiased one. But yet, still Sony fanboys in disguise. We'll see kids we'll see. Bet the 360 version will still looks better because it's the main platform for development. For GTA4 For Assassins Creed For many, many other games So Sony droids, either way, BluRay or not, you'll get the tuned down versions. Which is good because your GPU is just an old standard PC card Sony needed to buy lately in their design process when they found out the Cell couldn't take the GPU tasks with it
Well I'm sad that someone would go to the effort of clicking disagree on every one of my posts. I thought I'd difuse the situation with a game of screenshot chess. Shouldn't we be commending devs for their efforts, and be in awe of realtime nextgen graphics? Or should we talk and argue...you decide. I like seeing the most impressive pictures people can find. "Bet the 360 version will still looks better because it's the main platform for development. For GTA4" - you have no evidence for that.
Never remember hearing that.
Sonyfaboy in disguise is correct. Why not show some impressive 360 shots, if your so neutral. Have you heard about Spiderman 3, a sony picture, so which platform do you think it was designed on first. Well anyway, they are saying that the 360 version is better. Ps3 is impressive and 360 is impressive, but they both have their flaws. Pointing out one, while not acknowledging another is proof enough of fanboyism. I mean let's see some pics of; Bioshock (since you deep, did a submit about the water in it (oh and if you think i'm backing you in this, you went on in a comment when compared to lair that the water in bioshock was in a confined area and not as impressive as said other game, and blah blah blah.... so don't think for one moment that this proves neutrality)), too human, blue dragon (some really impressive next gen cell shading), and etc. Yall posted some great pics of ps3 games, which means both consoles are great. So what's all the fuss about? They both can't seem to outpace each other and we the gamers are benefitting. I say it is a great time to be a gamer.
Lack of hard disk drive is more important right now.. open world games need fast loading for their worlds so they nee some space in HDD... Blu ray is amazing for single player games like MGS4,FF13,HS,Uncharted.. Ps3 and Playstation titles are allwayes known as incredible single player.. so they need more than DVD.. but many XboX titles like Halo wont need more than 9 GB.. they will enjoy multiplayer..
This as good as any place to post more of my STATE OF THE CRAP screens.. yeahhh WARNING!! - This screens were taken by me while being drunk. Enjoy [email protected]
....."probably due to the PS3 not being able to show too much on screen at any given time with its limitless space. lol " Er.....again blind fanboy bs assumption by a fu(kwit xgirl.
This are from Resistance!! enjoy
the ps3 games look fantastic on these screens. they look far better than any game on the xbox360.
Make two different versions. A 360 version that contains downloadable content( stuff not included in the ----> ) and a PS3 version that is wholly complete.
those 360 and ps3 pictures are looking good. are they all gameplay footage?
if there really is a disc problem, why don't they just use two discs. they did that before on final fantasy, myst and loads of other titles. no one moaned then. if they want the game badly, people wont mind. its not that much of a problem, its not like you would have to change the disc every few minutes.
"oh F*ck the mission is again on the other way of the city...lets change the disk AGAIN....oh the man is running to the other neighborhood...oh let him go cus we need to change the disk...AGAIN..." understand why they can't put it on only on e disk?
if u have official Screens from both 360 and ps3 version plz upload it... ( GTA4 and AC ) ... if u havent yet ... so STFU .. only Ubisoft WHINE about Ps3 coding.. look at Bthesda and Team ninja.. and now look at Rockstar .. its not official but some words must be untold cuz of political reasons. may be its hard now( doubt it with better support from sony right now in software) but if they want make more money , they must learn from other developers.. SC:double aganet is a good example for Crap porting(wont make moeny) and NGS and Oblivion (will make another huge income for them )is a good one..
God your such a blind fanboy. Your so repetitve, you use the same technical jargen to jusity the 360 as the superior platform. You even admit that your OWN CONSOLE dumbs down games. Are you stupid? I honestly hope that RS just comes out and says "f it we're making it for the PS3 because we know the 360 is not what we would have wanted." Your old, your in the DVD age, their going to be obselete in 2-3 years once HDTV takes over 75% of the market....get over it.
Damn i hate it that GTAIV have to be mulitplatform.The reason why he isnt gettin into more details about the 360 problems is because he wants the game to sell.damn u microsoft!!
The fact its taken from 2004, back when DVD's we're fine and most games didn't even break the 4.5 gig limit. There has been one generation of consoles that use dvds, and we all of a sudden have to use some thing else? nah i dont think so. hell san andreas only took up at most 3 gigs... so i have no idea what hes talking about...all most filling up dvds.
Well he did say they had already needed to move to dual layer at this point, but I partially agree that it should still be ok on a DVD or DL-DVD, whichever they use in the end.
I think you are talking about the compressed as hell torrent file for the pc
1st get informed...i have san andreas on pc and it needs more than 5GB on disk...so? the new god of war 2 have a double layer dvd that occupies 7GB...so? some years ago we didn't even need 1GB but the more you put the better graphics and resolutions you have....by the way resistance occupies 14GB
I'm not a developer, but I know a little about digital media to be honest. FMV Movies (Outgame movies) take up alot of room on a game disk - these were practically non existant on GTA games as most of them used ingame engine coding. Another thing that takes up massive room on disks is SOUND. Now when a PS3 game is encoded in say Dolby Digital 7:1 or 9:1 Channels your looking at an easy 10gigs worth of sound. It's crazy, but it's audio that takes up most room on disks. What I don't understand is that why these bluray games don't have massive "Making of" and special features sections on them on the development of the title. There's lots of room left over. Back to the issue at hand. I've said at least 3 times now, this will be an issue with the 360 and it's limited capabilities. Power of Green and Ultra Arse-face "theMART" have made some ludicrous claims on the PS3 and how Micro$ofts counterpart is better at this and that. Hands down, both of these clowns know that the PS3 can totally out perform the xbox 360 in terms of graphical power and processing. Admit it guys - it's a much better machine. And STFU before you say "Where's the games?" because unlike the 360, the PS3 has only been out 6-7 months and it's got a FAR better listing of games than the Xbox360 had back then. GTA4, will be GTA4 on both consoles - the same. I doubt Rockstar will create some special PS3 version because it will take exceptional effort and lead to a delay.
I like the xbox360 (I think Gears is awesome), but in a couple years or maybe sooner, just using DVDs and not making every system require a harddrive (which the xbox1 did) is going to bite them in the you know what.
who but a fanboy is paying $600 for all that? And 1 question it has been said the ps3 is more powerful, then it has been said that the power doesn't translate into game design. so just how much more powerful is it and does it matter?
maybe u should build a x box site lol i would love reviews off u mate and diss u for them Go on
yea he would score all 360 only 8 and up all ps3 only 6 and down multiplatform x-box version 2 points higher than ps3 version.
GTA for x box Will fail Home will be integrated and offer better than achievements points lol Phil Harrison knew this was coming haha
please get off Phil Harrison's pecker. You're a full grown male, and unless you're not hetero-sexual.. get off his pecker.. stop riding it
lol @ GTA for xbox will fail.
i really don't see how the games can get better if they use a 10 year old format... even sega (1994) knew that the CD was better than card...so? we are in 2007 and its obvious that a B-R (50GB) it's better than the old DVD (8GB)... i really don't understand why rockstar has choose the M$...
Bills wallet mate motto to a bad guy Money makes the world go round
even the devs of oblivion said it was a problem, they used up almost 4gigs on voices alone, then compressed a sh*t load of data, so as long as compression is used as a key tool, it wont be a problem, but give it a while, when games get to the point of 13 or 14 gigs and you can only compress the data down to 10 or 11 gigs, then developers are gonna have all this high def data and not be able to use it, so is it a problem now, not realy, will it be a problem when developers start thinking bigger for there games, yeah
Lol @ the screenshot battle. They looked good but I noticed that between the first 2 sets, the mass effect headshot looked better than then the ps3 headshot. Whatever it is.
disk space used.(roughly) Ps1 - 300mb to 1G ps2 - 3G to 7/8G. Ps3 - 9G to ? numbers like these multiply quickly "current gen to next" it is possible to make games w/ 9 gigs. but for how long is the question?
guess he never heard of the quad layer dvd at 18 gigs. hey everybody's wrong once...
have fun trying to use a quad layer dvd in your 360. My guess is you'll be there awhile.
im sure microsoft has some tool or will that will help R* with the problem. most games do not need a lot of space on a disc most of it is wasted, a few now and then do need more but hey it is just now and again so dont get worked up about it. im sure for a fact that there will be no dvds for the next systems that come out.when they do they will have something never even seen befor.
on what day did God create so many greasy Sonydweebs.................... and couldn't he have rested on that day?
You guys do realize that in the PC world they were using CDs to distribute games until recently... Just in the last year have they started universally adopting DVD and PC games are capable of running at higher resolutions and framerates than 1080p and generally look way better than console games but you don't ever hear devs complaining about DVD on that platform. Only in the console pissing match do you ever hear about this. This is ridiculous. Seriously, if Bethesda can get Oblivion with hundreds of hours of gameplay, massive environments and dozens of hours of voice and music onto a single layer DVD then you have to ask yourself what rockstar is doing wrong or atleast how they can do better.
that`s because all pc have hdd and thats where all the data goes
I doubt i will buy GTA IV anyway does my head in, i don't find it that amazing and i don't know why it's so popular. People must just love driving around the same place all the time, doing extreamly similar missions. Drive somewhere, pick something up, kill someone. then do it all again. This is one of the most boring games i played.
shame, i hope its not a let down when i go to buy it, i know there has been an issue with some games fitting on DVD last gen, so i do kinda wish MS had put A HD-DVD or BluRay IN the console thus being able to have more space... ohwell we will wait and see, if the worst comes to it, Rockstar mite go exclusive thus i will be forced into buying a PS3 as i LOVE the GTA series.... (only looking at my name would give it away lol)
We the Xbox 360 fans have Saints Row on DVD on our systems as well and it's a huge game complete w/online Multiplayer. DVD is not a problem, also have the seen the newest post on a new 4x layered DVD disk?
You are saying it's not a problem using DVD, but the developer is saying it is. I take his word over yours. It makes no sense that you are trying to disprove what he is sayig when he is the one that made GTA vice city. Technically, if quad layer DVDs happen, then so can Quad layer Bluray. BLuray using dual layer now. And by the way, MGS4 might end up using a full 50 Gigs. That's something significant.
lol, nice =) even in 2004 promising developers were thinking about larger disc space. =))
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