Everybody know the Wii's meant for innovation and not visual splendor. But why are the games looking barely above GameCube level? Games.net examined the system's under-performing visuals and what can be done to fix the Wii's little problem
of the publics perception that it's pretty much a gamecube with motion controls, so instead they're trying to cash in on what's "all the rage" right now.
It will pass I think. I won't say that the novelty will wear off, but people will start to look in other directions, which I think will force devs to start putting their heads together.
Pressure can do wonders for a team sometimes.
I don't know what he's talking about. I guess he hasn't seen wii fit.
The graphics on that game makes gears look like a nes game.
If you have to question if this is sarcasm then I am concerned about your mental health.
That's sarcasm, right?
In case you didn't notice, the shots that look like real people, that's actually a real person playing the game. The shots that look like the original Virtua Fighter, that's the actual game.
Most third party games are ports that hasn't been optimized for the Wii which is why they look ... below expectations.
When more exclusives come it'll show more sweet graphics such as Mario Galaxy and Smash Bros. Brawl.
The reason Resident Evil 4 looks like Gamecube game is because it was ported without graphical updates.
The games will start looking better soon as one of the developers most likely Nintendo themselves create a game with better graphics then previous games and then all the other developers will take notice and start making better graphics games.
because it's just the gaycube in a different box.
my cell phone is more capable of producing high res graphics than the wii is, and i even own the wii, but the graphics are terrible to say the least
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wii sux and is for lazy Dev's hopefully we will see one good game on the system that isnt from only nintendo, and nintendo's games arent even that good. zelda dont count its a gamecube game
Nintendo has the philosophy that graphics "don't matter". They completely abandoned advancements in graphics. Those that think the Wii is on par with Xbox 1 will be very disappointed. No Wii game will ever match Halo 1 in terms of physics, graphics, nor AI. The Wii just doesn't have the hardware.
Or was the headline enough for you?
Trolls usually only read enough to support their stance. Otherwise, they'd have nothing to comment on.
And this tool is no exception.
It wasn't honest about the real reason why Wii games "look like crap". I just gave the real reason. The Wii is a small white Gamecube for $250. Any advancements in the hardware are incidental. For example, the CPU is identical with the exception of a faster clock speed. If the Wii is more powerful than Xbox 1, then why didn't they port Far Cry from Xbox 1?
People this troll has no idea what he is talking about. Factor 5 said it best when describing the Wii's graphical capabilities and expressing his disappointment in 3rd party developing. Are you gonna believe this moron or the developers (you know the people who actually make a living on making games), who have the credibility?
people are not reading the article
Lets compare a Xbox360 game and a wii game
Need for Speed carbon- Because who doesn't like racing?
http://www.youtube.com/watc... Xbox360 version
After hours of inspection and then getting another 30 opinions from differnet diversity of people age and sex. Because differnet people thing differently. Or so we thing....
But I found out the Xbox360 has better graphics than the wii.
So yes you are right wii lacks graphics compared to Xbox360.
But wait I found something interesting
Graphics are nice but its the wii's gameplay that is crazier
Wii gameplay Difference from Xbox360
Now you know. Wii may not have xbox360 graphics. But gives you a better feeling to the game. wii's graphics aren't bad either unless developers don't care.
Sadly people cant figure out that GRAPHICS dont matter, If it looks good fine.. But not as the gimping of AI...ect
AS for that the WII HAS GREAT Graphics, People need to get some glasses, It easily surpasses alot of Xbox 1 games.
You've obviously never seen any Ps3 or Xbox 360 game. And I mean ANY, Ps3 of Xbox 360 game...
Edit: Sorry about the typo. They happen every now and again... You know how it is. :)
"PS3 of 360." What a wonderful education system we have...
Because they devs don't even try. GameCube had Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 2 as a launch title that won almost every graphics award (Made by Lair's Factor 5). Then GC had Resident Evil 4, which was a graphical masterpiece among PS2,GC and Xbox.
RE4 wasn't on Xbox.
And most of the third-party developers on the Wii are in for a very tough holiday season, because they keep making the same old shoddy stuff as Nintendo is stepping up to the plate graphically.
Metroid Prime 3, Super Mario Galaxy, and Super Smash Bros Brawl all look quite good, and those are the titles people will doubtless be spending their money on when the time comes this holiday season.
The developers are definitely lazy, since the only Wii game that looks as good as GC's RE4 is the RE4 Wii edition. Super Mario Galaxy is a step up from Sunshine, but I would also like to see a high-profile game with darker style. Sadness? Perhaps...
i was talking to one of my friends the other day, and he was tellin me how the wii is powerfull with great graphics(and controller)......obviously he never played a 360 or ps3 game or even seen one.
i basically went on for an hour trying to explain to him that the wii sucked and the controls sucked as well, i just hoped i did enough to change his mind
And why exactly did you feel so compelled to change his mind?
He went out and bought a console which is being outsold by the wii, he HAS to degrade the wii so he can justify purchasing a PS3/360 over it.
I find these types rather sad to be honest, I used to own a gamecube and didn't go around trying to bash other consoles just to justify purchasing mine.
The answer is fairly simple; Lazy developers and horrible ports.
I don't know what nintendo has to do, because way before the system was out they told everyone it would be like this unfortunately some people just don't get it. What this person should be asking is why are they so many weak games out for ps3 or xbox, cause it seems like the people who make these games have so much to work with they have no clue on how to make a decent game.
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