Recent history has taught GamesRadar not to get too excited about new Sonic games. But, whatever the quality of the gameplay in Sonic Colors, there's no denying the game's visuals are exceptionally good.
game looks visually appealing,glad to see they want to fight the big boys
Just look at Alan Wake.. It's native resolution is 640p; A game running at 480p can actually compete with such games visually.
Actually, Alan Wake runs at 960x540, but in that low resolution it pulls off effects that the Wii is still nowhere near capable of rendering.
Yeah, loved alan wake, 'bout the graphics whatever, but the game was great, shame it was so underrated.
Well I'm not surprised. Wii and 360 are pretty close in terms of graphics, 360 slight edge and able to do HD (though it struggles big time) Wii HD would be sweet to make it to the next level like the PS3.
Dude are you that threatened by a good looking wii title to make death threats against users? Poor form sir, poor form.
Sometimes the truth hurts. MS fanatics don't like it pointed out of course. I was a bit surprised at such a violent response to reading simple facts. I'd hate to see you in the real world, well you've probably never been, still stuck at home living with mom and step-dad, turning up the 360 so you don't have to hear them. Life isn't always fair and I pity you.
first I thought you were replying to my post. Then i realized Fan Tastic is someone's username, and I lol'd. But seriously dude.. you didn't have to post such an inflammatory comment. It really was uncalled for. @OpenGL - I know, Wii software can never technically match the standards of Alan Wake because of obvious hardware limitations. Still, some games on the Wii really look like Xbox 360 games when component cables are used; e.g. Monster Hunter Tri. Again, I am saying 'it looks like' and not 'it is', so don't get the wrong idea
Impressive visuals. It's about time. The Gamecube had some stand-out visuals as well. http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Really underrated console the Gamecube was. Some really great tittles on it. Had a great controller too, Best triggers i have seen in a controller. This game interests me. Might as well buy it. off-topic: Anyone know anywhere i can get a gamecube pad and memory card? need them for BC on my Wii. Must Ship to Europe. (used is fine obviously)
But the graphics on the Xbox360 isn't much better than the Wii? If they said the PS3 that would of been a really big accomplishment, even though its not possible ;-)
looks nice but not 360 quality graphics as the title suggests
The Wii was supposed to be more powerful than Xbox 1, and it has never come close to games like Riddick or Splinter Cell, or even Halo 1 (a launch game in 2001).
Riddick and Splinter Cell on Xbox used a lot of bump-mapping. That and available RAM were about the only things the Xbox 1 was better at than the Gamecube. Microsoft used a lot of bogus "specifications" when marketing the Xbox 1. The advertised polygon rate of the 125Million polygons per second (claimed to be possible in game) still hasn't been matched by the Xbox360. They promised Toy Story graphics (head of Xbox division, google it), 10 years later we're nowhere near. etc.
actually those are benchmarks. 360 is 500 million triangles which is possible but that comes down depending on the game. same thing with toy story graphics. really only thing you need to get good looking games is a lot of ram.
"Xbox 1 is more powerful than Wii." If were going to get technical, the gamecube pushed more polygons on screen then any xobx or ps2 game. Look up Rouge squadron for the gamecube.
rogue squadron did. having a lot of up close polys maybe.. but full blown levels naw.
Its 360 graphics they used the same tech and spec for spec its what they would have done on 360 but at 720p ect lets not forget this is just wii because wii has a fast proccessor for games with sense of speed something 360 cant do without choppy gameplay fact
Notice they say 360 quality graphics and not PS3. I dont get why not but ok....
Now you know why.
That GT:P picture is ridiculous. November 2nd can not come soon enough.
It's easier for the Wii to compete with the 360, seeing as the 360 is inferior to the PS3.
Graphically and that is it, xbox has way to go dude, doesn't need to be blind the ps3 can pull those ala uncharted 2 games, but that doesn't mean the xbox isn't powerful, if only it had a bluray drive it could handle these games. Anyway.
blu ray isnt the reason why ps3 can do graphics
LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!! Thats really funny, you still believe that? Because Sony doesnt and it shows in their ads. Do you still believe that games need HDD? What about Blu Ray, do they need that yet? Nope....
Funny thing is about 80% of all multiplatform titles look and run better on the 360.
And yet none of those multiplatforms have achieved the polish and depth of the high profile PS3 exclusives. But it's all good. The best part is that no matter how deficient the multiplatform games may end up on the PS3, they will end up there. The exclusive PS3 games will only ever be on the PS3. And as we move forward, they will only get better whereas multiplatform games will be forced to stay the same.
A handful of exclusives... is that due to hardware or studios? My money is on studios.
In the article they compare it to a Sonic game that's on the 360; whether that game is on the PS3 or not I can't tell you because I don't know.
Yeah they judge their whole decision on a half assed sonic game on the 360
Because the PS3 is 60 times more powerful than the 360. Thanks to the Cell™. 360 doesn't do 4D.
Well... there were some 4D effects in Crackdown 2... but that's about it.
i think if they pushed the original xbox to this extent we'd have 360 graphics on a last gen console. but microsoft being the way they are, guess we'l never know.
Those bastards dropped the 360 faster than Paris Hiltons knickers.
The statement is true if you compare it to the other sonic game like this article is doing, but put that next to a game like Mass Effect or Gears and that Sonic game will be put to shame. Still, great looking Sonic game though.
You mean Sonic '06? That's not much... not at ALL!
It's definitely a step in an interesting direction, compared to Sonic 4.
dont you people learn? sonic is shlt.
The sad thing is that Sonic didn't used to be crappy. Sonic was every bit the equal and rival of Mario in the 80's, then after some point, went downhill. Sonic fans are just waiting for Sega to find their gaming mojo and put Sonic back on the map. I can't tell you if they lost someone or if someone got fired that may have developed Sonic in their former days of glory; but if not, there's no good reason reason (or excuse, if you ask some fans of Sonic) why Sonic took such a hard nosedive for so long. http://www.clayloomis.com/S... :D Ah, the 80's: where even a toddler could plop in front of a videogame and no one would care.
hey,so the game is 720p,great hahaha,not
isn't this sonic adventure 2 from the Dreamcast...?
Not even close. If they are comparing it to SONIC for XBOX and PS3, then it still fails.
That is not x360 graphics, maybe its like one of the really bad titles, but it cannot compete with even medicore graphics games much less the best of the best.
360 graphics? is that supposed to be a good thing? anyways, graphics do not make a good game. people need to wake up and stop obsessing over this facet of video games, maybe then the industry will recognize that we want gameplay and not just pretty games. although having at least decent graphics couldnt hurt
Without HD of course... But then again, most games on 360 aren't even in 720p lol.
Mario galaxy is exceptionally beautiful isnt it
i would REALLY love to play that goddam game. too bad i dont own a wii.......
I mean the system undeniably has many great games to choose from now. Not to mention alot of the best third party offerengs are incredibly affordable now. 300 bucks invested into a wii can go an awful long way right now. probably 3 games and a 2nd controller setup if you do it right. It's still a pretty cool system even if it doesn't have the best hardware this gen.
You should totally get one, but dont get one as your primary system. Just get it for the few games on teh system that are worht playing. Lately that has been a decent amount too.
well i would seriously consider buying one but i dont have a job to provide me some income and football kinda gets in the way
The one game I want a Wii for. This is like the Wii's MGS4.
Looks fun and everything and definately a great game but come on guys, this doesnt even come close.
a lot of ps fans mad they weren't mention and completely over looked. sonic moves to fast for ps3 to be honest. Virtually everygame that shows speed on ps3 has slowdown and thats no joke
there you go one less reason to get a 360, the wii is now up there with the 360.
Wii can NEVER match Xbox. I don't say this because I like Xbox but because the hardware is inferior. Xbox has a 3.2ghz processor vs. Wii 730mhz. Xbox has an ATI 512MB GDDR3 700mhz GPU vs Wii ATI 243mhz 24MB system RAM. Xbox support resolutions up to 1080p vs. Wii which has a max of 480p. It is shocking that these game system don't have better GPUs compared to what is available for PCs. I wouldn't be suprised if I saw Nvidia in the next-gen consoles because they are leaders in the PC graphics market. The problem will always be cost.
LOL did someone really disagree with facts?? The stupidity of some of these fanboys is unbelievable hahahah
PS3 trolls have nothing better to do.
random thing: wii can do 576i but PAL only. also. used to own a 360. have yet to see a 360 game pwn super mario galaxy in terms of teh graphics.
Guess the wii still has some tricks up it's sleeve this gen afterall. perhaps not top tier 360 game quality. But you could tell me that game is on 360 and i would absolutely believe you. Theres alot of attention to detail and really cool visual effects in that. I know you guys hate giving wii props. But it's a titles like this, monster hunter tri and mario galaxy that proves wii is more then a competitor in this gen. Maybe you should pick some of these titles up rather ignoring them. They could be among the greatest games this gen. Don't miss out just because Nintendo is number 1 and that makes you angry.
It's an exclusive game, of course it looks good, but if it were multi then it wouldn't look as good, so I disagree with the article. Exclusives always look better than multi, but in this case, Sonic Unleashed HD still looks better than Sonic Colors, but Sonic Colors looks good, if I cared about the Wii I would totally buy it.
The game does look impressive, its just unfortunate that sega have completely muddied the sonic franchise with a decade of totally shlt sonic games. So we could be looking at a classic game, but because of the ten year torrent of shlt that has come from the sonic team, this game will automatically be met with skepticism.
Tobe fair, the first five years of the last decade were not bad for Sonic. Sonic Adventure 1 and 2 were great games, and Heroes wasn't too bad either. It was the games from 2005 and 6 that shook up Sonic's reputation, and Sonic Unleashed getting universally panned didn't help matters either(even though the game was technically superior in every way to Sonic 06). Sonic has taken a beating by the press, that is true, but the quality has gotten better, and will improve over time, and Sonic Colors is proof of that. If the previews are any indication, this could be the best Sonic in years, and it can't be just sugar-coated press because the negative reception of the werehog is still fresh enough ti ensure that, and that is what sites are gauging this by. So far so good. With this much attention to detail, it stands tall among the the top Wii games of 2010.
My game runs on blast processing.
This game looks very promising. Which is even more surprising because its a Sonic game, and Sega...hasn't really had a great track record with those. But it seems they took a page out of Galaxy's book. Sega has always been a capable dev when it comes to pushing tech. And especially on Wii they've churned out nice looking games, so this isn't that surprising. But it is rereshing to see devs stepping up their Wii game.
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