New Trailer of Bioshock 2 shows Big Daddy gameplay and water Effects.
Are you kidding? That was total weak sauce. I mean the water that was flowing on the edge was polygonal.
Screw the water effect, the drill looks aweful!
The water has no volume what so ever.
Well there isnt really a game that can full animate real water, i think. Most water falls effect are flat 2D animations as you could see in the first few seconds of this video.
Just stand on a cliffside in the original Uncharted and look at the ocean. Run through a puddle in Uncharted 2, even. Both games exhibit excellent water effects. The only downside to the first game was that the swimming didn't seem very realistic.
It looks great, but the best water graphics/physics HAVE to go to CYROSTATIS, google it. Unbelievable stuff.
Lair has volumetric water/clouds/fire. The first game to have these things I believe.
Anyone got an alternative source? I don't visit those german trojan/pop-up sites anymore.
Slightly disappointed. Can't wait to play it though.
Since they go multiplatform and after pretty average first part of the series, I've lost whole interest in this game.
Why do you care if it's on consoles? I mean, I play Bio 1 on PC, but I don't see how it being on consoles affects anything.
it always was multiplat: 360 & PC then released a PS3 version with extra challange rooms and more content. stupid anti-multiplat people, you're so selfish, don't you want MORE people to play a good game?
Argument makes no sense. Hate a game that was always multiplat for being multipat. Or is because it came on the PS3? Then how did that effect the game as a who. It did not.
It always been Multi plat. MS paycheck just guaranteed that Bioshock wouldn't come to the PS3 for a year. An old article pretty much stated the fact.
but the atmosphere is quite awsum =) can't wait! =D
it would be cool if the water pushed u against walls n stuff but i guess it wouldnt be much fun playing water polo with guns
to play it
sentence like this is weird 0_o
but the game will be awesome anyways
Looks good, here's hoping the atmosphere and gameplay is as good as the first one. Please don't let the multiplayer screw this one up.
I'm very confident that this will be an Uncharted 2 situation in that most people would never suspect multilayer to be a smart implementation into a story-driven experience, but it completely shatters people's expectations. Or at least I hope so.
But with this game being multiplat then I guess it's the best it can do. It just can't touch Uncharted's water effects.
A world where you think ODST is amazing, then play UC2 to totally have your reality crushed.I mean, if I had xbot eyes, i'd look at all multiplats as if they were slightly under Crysis... Hell Bioshock would look like Avatar. Sometimes I envy you bots for that. Its like being a child in a world where you don't know what bills are. Standards are so low
The water looks...okay. It's been 3 years since the first iteration of Bioshock, and I honestly cannot see much of an improvement in the graphics. I don't understand why Take-2 doesn't just use the Unreal Engine 3 as a starting point. Why use 2.5?
average, but if for PS3 only it would look 100 times better.
As long as the game is as good or better than the first one, that's all that matters. I'm not looking for award winning water effects, if it serves its purpose then that's good enough for me. One on the wanted list.
Looks nice but i would have liked some splash back onto the screen. Water running down etc was there in the first game.
No video of ANY game ever does it justice. Dont judge until you see it for yourself in person. Bioshock 1 had the best water effects ever and still does. Even if its just a repeat of that it will be great.
Im not seeing much of a graphical improvement over the 1st one to be honest.
is it needed? this game is mostly about the story and atmosphere, yeah the graphics makes it look alive, but for someone like me im interested more in the story than the graphics. while i play deadspace, fallout 3 or any other good story game im not paying attention to the graphics, im more into the atmosphere. one reason why Fallout 3 is a great game for me, it does not have great graphics but the story and environment is great.
It's only to be expected, it does not matter if you are paying attention to the story more than the graphics. Some people like both? I'm not saying the game looks bad, but I do think it is a game devs job to consistently improve on every game they make in all categories. But that is not what I'm saying! Fallout 3 improves on all levels over fallout2 yes? and uncharted 2 from 1 yes? and killzone 2 over 1 yes? That is just an expectation from everyone. Also you would play a xbox360 or ps3 game and spend 65$ for it, if it looked like a ps1 game but the story was great? no you would not. (again I'm not saying this game looks bad! it looks good like the 1st, but I just don't see a graphical improvement from this vid that i've seen.
artistically awesome. the Graphics look amazing to me
That water looks quite bad actually
I'd even say it looks really good, but there's just something...off. I think it's that it looks very viscous when it splashes up in your face and there aren't any little tiny droplets. That and some of the water splashing against the walls is a bit too overdone. The water spraying out of the pipes looks excellent though. I really wish he would have looked down at his feet to show how it splashed around when he walked. Still, I don't think anyone in the midst of playing would even notice and it's going to be wholly carried by every other aspect of the game: the atmosphere, the story, the combat...
say what you will but I thought the first one was over-rated, I mean come on... the ending was no different than a PS2 game. Can any one say ARENA? pffft not even... can you say HALF ARENA? Don't get me wrong it was fun, but it's not lived up to the hype that gave it. cool story, cool atmosphere but nothing that should be worshiped like it is.
Water effects look decent. I have seen better though...This footage would have been impressive 2 years ago but not today.
As in the first game, I don't think that it's going to be the quality of the moving water effects in Bioshock 2 that especially impresses. As some others have said, Uncharted had some great water effects. In terms of water, it was more the change between states, from ice to water, and looking out on the ocean, the image slightly distorting through the glass, that looked good in Bioshock. When I first heard about the ideas in Bioshock 2 I immediately thought 'This is going to be like Metroid Prime: Echoes'. In other words, it's going to put in a multiplayer, going to introduce new gameplay concepts, going to be more action-oriented, going to introduce more alien looking characters but it's going to be a bit less of an atmospheric game and more 'sci-fi' as a result. I'd have liked them to have said is 'what we're going to concentrate on is level design (rather than characters)'. We'll make some levels multi-story, we'll have secret passages and we'll have stylistic differences from the first game. Rapture is the star.
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