Finally, after a year of waiting, PS3 owners will be able to get in on the action and partake in one of the best games of 2010.
BioWare is so damn awesome. Glad they're finally on board the PlayStation train :) Can't wait to try the demo tomorrow.
Will still get lower review scores than the Xbox version even after BoiWare have said its the better version, even the graphics have been improved so will be fun to compare Visual raitings in reviews to see what sites can actually review games and not buy into fanboy bullsheep
They will mark it down since it's a year late, i bet it will be some sort of BS like that. Can't wait till tomorrow, lots of great demo/games
who cares if it scores a bit lower. People will still play it and love it. I dont care about scores anymore unless they are so bad they affect the companies sales.
I'm not sure a review is even needed really, the reviews of the game for PC and 360 are already out there...all we really need to know is how well the game performs on a technical level and how the interactive comic book at the beginning is for getting people up to speed. An article describing those 2 aspects are all that is needed rather than a fully fledged review...I mean the content is the same, all we need to know is how it runs.
"Using the latest Unreal engine, Mass Effect 2 on the PS3 looks sharper than the Xbox 360 version"
"Will still get lower review scores than the Xbox version " even if the version is better, on superior hardware with better competitors, it's harder to get perfect scores (+ we can't ignore the bias reality).
If it's anything like the xbox demo it's a pain in the ass demo. Lol because the first 15 minutes is spent learning the story. Which is great and a good thing to have in the demo, but when you just wanna see how it plays, going through all that kinda makes you impatient.
Lucky. I have to wait till wednesday as thats when the EU Store gets updated.
Who cares about scores or sales this is the best series of this generation and ps3 owners can finally experience its glory. GOTY. Sucks you miss out on part 1 which was the better game(story/rpgwise) but i trust bioware to do a damn good intro to explain everything. This is the best game ive ever played, only mgs4, alan wake, and uncharted can come close to how great it is.
ME2 demo tomorrow? shit I didnt know that...BfBc2 Vietnam and this demo? *head exploded*
forgot dead space 2 demo and lbp2 demo.
Been playing LBP2 now for a week or so and its amazing. I played deadspace multi a while ago...will this be single player demo??
Will be snagging that demo after work.
Thought the pc version was the perfected one? That comic thing at the start is a nice addition. I would have welcomed that in the 360 version. I had ME on a differant xbox which broke. I had to give the hardrive over to get a replacement. Therefore, I had no save file for ME1
PC version is obviously the best one.
says the butthurt xfanboy..
The PS3 is the perfected version. It might be a possibility because the PS3 might have ironed out the bugs and just confirmed with huge engine updates and better pre-rendered cutscenes because of the high storage capability of Blu-ray. Although the PC is the best version, it still had bugs like getting stuck at benches and railings that the PS3 version might have fixed already.
If they re-encode the cutscenes for PS3 they had better update the PC cutscenes as well. It's pretty ridiculous how the cutscenes looked A LOT worse than the actual game. I don't understand why they made them into low-bitrate 720p videos to begin with instead of running them realtime like Mass Effect 1.
I agree. The pre-rendered cutscenes in the PC version are horrible. I don't know if they used the same pre-rendered cutscenes to the 360 because it is just horrible. The pre-rendered cutscenes pales in comparison to the in-game graphics on the PC version.I hope BioWare actually use high-res pre-rendered cutscenes for ME3.
Yes the PC version is the best, but there were bugs in the DEMO which I got stuck a few times. It's weird. However, I'll pick 60fps 1920x1080 32xCSAA anyday.
Bioware has always been one of the best studios out there when it came to RPG games. I would expect that out of every game they make. I really want to check it out with the new engine and compare it to my other copy.
I just started playing this on my PC so I dont know if Ill buy it again for my PS3. I will play the demo and see what I think of the controls. But come holidays of next year Ill definitely be buying ME3 for my PC. Again Ill have to decide if I want to double dip or not on that as well.
I don't see why you would need to. The PC version will be the best of the 3 on ME3. No since in buying it on the PS3 as well.
Judging from the videos, the graphics look even better than in the PC version, which I played on max settings. Obviously it can't be better technically, but it seems to have a more polished art style.
A more polished art style? None of the art has changed at all. Except you get to play in 720p with aggressive LODs.
The detail and lightning on the faces has improve, haven't you seen the video? It's obvious that they're using ME3 engine.
Neither detail nor lighting have changed. More facial detail would suggest that they retextured the character, which is certainly not the case. But as always, nobdoy will believe me until the Digital Foundry article is out. So let's wait for that, shall we?
hah we get to play mass effect awesome!
I am not surprised. This is what you get when you build a game specifically for the PS3 instead of making it for the 360 and PC first then dumping some half @$$ed version of it on us PS3 owners. Make it for the PS3 first then everyone else or better yet finish the 360 and PC versions and then take your time with the PS3 version.It would prevent a lot of arguements and unhappy,angry gamers in all future multiplats and increase sales of the PS3 version.
It may not sell well depending on how its too late lol. But mass effect 3 would sell well on the 3 systems because its the latest.
could sell 500k-1million copies
Buying this when it comes out, that is if I can put away GT5 for a few weeks.
its gonna really hurt the sales if they charge full price.. i saw the price and was like ummm 69 dollars , same thing with bioshock 1
That is one of the advantage in keeping the game full price after a year later. ME2 was a very successful game on X360 a year ago. Now it's often going for around $10. Even all the DLCs don't cost $50. Since PS3 version is "new" coming out a year later, bundled with the DLCs and some tweaks to the engine, it can be sold the original price again at $60. EA/Bioware knows there are enough PS3 gamers that will buy it. ME2 on PS3 probably wouldn't sell as many copies as X360 but that doesn't matter because the development cost of porting from X360 to PS3 isn't that much plus they have a year to do it. Also a good chance for them to beta test ME3 engine on ME2 for PS3.
The price of the PS3 version will likely drop fast like when Bioshock came out at full price. I'm going to wait for that, I'll still have LBP2 and Killzone 3 and Socom 4 to play in Q1 anyway.
Get ready because tomorrow and next month will see tons of xbox 360 gamers angry creating stories about ME2 is not great or that this IP is exclusive to 360 still since they got all 3 games.
The IP was never exclusive to the 360 at any point, so there's no way they're going to say the full series is exclusive to the 360.
Only able to make choices on the crew by playing 15 minutes of comic just can't create emotional bond to characters on deciding how lives or die, or which love interest. It's like trying to decide the fate of a person by only knowing the person for 15 minutes on the key moments. When spending 30+ hours with the characters, you may find there are other reasons to keep the person alive than send the person to his death that you could have done if only knowing the same person for 15 minutes. But the advantage is if you don't like the choices of your ME1 after imported into ME2, it's quicker to replay the 15 minutes comic than spending another 30+ hours to replay ME1 to change the choices. Either way, it's the only option on PS3. So, it's better than not having any option to know the key plots in ME1. I'm not saying this as X360 fanboy because I'll probably get ME2 on PS3 later when the price drops.
The PS3 has the best version of Mass Effect 2 (even though it will come out a year later)I just hope that they dont charge full price for this cause i really want it but i played it already on the 360 (the core version)
It will be full price, but expect it to quickly drop.
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