GamePro compares the good and bad between Gears of War PC and Xbox 360 in this video.
Can't wait for the UT3 vs Gears comparisons. Thye singleplayer trailer of UT3 blew me away. It would be nice to see UT3 SP and Gears SP head to head.
That would be nice, since they used the same engine. I think this still the game to beat in terms of graphics.
good on the xbox...
great on the pc....
could do with HD video tho.
and it still is.
Wow uhm, we're expected to do a comparison of a 1280x720 game (higher on PC with decent hardware obviously) with a tiny low FPS streaming video?
How freaking pointless. Same applies with all these others <Blah A> vs <Blah B> comparisons. "WE TOOK SOME SCREEN CAPTURES OF A GAME ON TWO SYSTEMS AT 1920x1080 AND REDUCED THEM DOWN TO 150x75! CAN YOU TELL WHICH SYSTEM IS BETTER?"
the guy talking pretty much says all that you need to know.
but yeah i agree, HD quality please. im sure they'll have something similier on gametrailers soon.
i had a good enough pc to play gears or ut3. Oh well, back to 360.
It doesn't take as much as you think. I have a 6800 ultra and can max out Bioshock.
And I'll say it again.
The 360 WILL get the extra content.
Microsoft/Epic will mysteriously come up with a way to make the extra content work for the 360. Then they are gonna do us a big favor by making a super secret 360 collectors edition.
They will release it 2-3 months before Gears 2 to get that hype machine going.
I think Gears 2 will be out in a holiday '08 release.
Microsoft will want another "Holiday hit".
And ya know the biggest kicker of all?
I WILL BUY IT. Period.
Are you kidding? So by your post epic will finish the ut port for the 360 AND make a gears 1 360 special edition with all the pc content AND make an entirely new sequel to gears, all within about 11 months? Maybe that'd be possible if they doubled their staff and pulled all nighters everyday until thanksgiving of '08.
Cliffy has said himself that the pc content will not be available for the 360. Is that crappy news for people like us who have gears on 360 and don't feel like paying for it again on pc? Yes, but it makes sense business wise. Just deal w/ it.
"With this extra content heading only to the PC, the question arises: will it ever be coming to Xbox 360 owners? The answer, it turns out, is complicated. So much has changed to the engine for Gears PC that it would need to be entirely reworked again in order to port it back to the Xbox 360. "Putting that content back on the Xbox 360 would be a huge hurdle," said Fergusson.
There would be NO PC version.
My guess is that the "Full" 360 extra version has been done but we just got the cut version.
Bottom line they have to make it "appear" like the PC version has not been in the works all along.
Remember way back when the PC SKU and cover art were leaked and Epic insisted there wasn't going to be a PC version?
Think about it.
The reason stated as to why they couldn't bring it over to the 360 as DLC was because the Unreal Engine had been modified since the release of GoW on the 360. Now when GoW2 comes out then that may no longer hold true. So I think there is a good chance this comes the the 360. Maybe as a preorder bonus. They already created the content I assume they will leverage it on the console in some fashion.
he sucks at aiming on both the pc version and the 360 version.. I expect game reviewers to be above average since they play video games for a living but he was just very mediocre.. makes me respect his opinion less
I want realistic and not easy, I don't want the game turned into a kids ease of use game, so for me I prefer the Xbox 360 all the way.
The difficulty is perfect and the reload is nice.
Graphically of course the PC had much longer to refine so that's not to be expected although it looks very much the same, both versions.
Wow. An argument FOR inferior controls. First time I have heard that. Tracking things in real life isn't that hard.
The 360 game is great the PC version will be the same. They made marginal changes to the PC version. I am sure it's the same game.
PS: You can plug a 360 controller in on the PC and play it that way as well.
PPS: The PC version has it when you fire it kicks your aiming reticle upwards.. like in real life. That sounds more realistic than the 360 version. GASP
Not inferior controls dipsh1t, just my preference to your keyboard and mouse catastrophe. IMO.
You can sit back on your couch and play wirelessly? So can I
But it is your opinion. And I do respect that. I disagree with that though.
What makes it even MORE ridiculous to compare PC to Console is the fact that EVEN PC VS PC can look different depending on What video card is being used, what settings, what drivers, etc.
If I could just point a mouse cursor on what I wanted to shoot, Id be pretty damn accurate too....takes skill with a controller thats my opinion, graphics do look bad azz on pc though
You will always notice that PC games look SOOO damn sharp. Well, that's because PC GPUs have to support a wide range of resolutions. They must be built in order to support the modes that are built into a monitor. Now, different combinations might result in different modes that may not be available, but the point is this guy played Gears at 1024x768, a very common "desktop" resolution for standard aspect ratio monitors, 4x3. And I myself have played the UT3 beta demo (GREAT fun), and it supports as low as 320x240 and as high as whatever your GPU maxes out at (usually an X-HD resolution like 2048x1536, with today's average GPU having at least 128mb), or whatever your monitor maxes out at (probably more down to earth like 1280x1024, 1440x900, 1600x1200, or 1920x1080). All of these screen modes look sharper than console versions simply because in the PC world, very little gets in the way of the clarity an image can be displayed at. Memory is never in short supply, so no screen tiling has to be done. Since most games aren't tile rendered, they don't need upscaling. Also, PCs have access to better color depths, texturs, higher AA and AF sampling (and optimizations)faster HDD access times, and more efficient handling of high definition assets. If I set the game to a res that my monitor supports, that's the res I get. That's also because most PC games let you chose the res that the game renders at, which in turn is the res that it is displayed at.
My system specs, just so you know:
"Mobile Centrino" Intel Core 2 Duo 5250 (1.5ghz x2 Cores)
Intel PM965 chipset based motherboard
2GB RAM (2x 1GB PC2-5300 DDR2 667 So-DIMM)
GeForce 8600m GS w 256mb GDDR3 dedicated RAM, up to 768 shared
Realtek HD Audio
Creative Labs SB X-Fi Xmod USB Audio Device
I can play UT3 demo and Bioshock max graphics 6800 ultra, amd 64 athlon xp, 1.5 ram.
that must be one mighty res your running at then, 4x2 is it?
EDIT: dude i lnow my fair share about pc's and i know your systems crap. stop talking ass, you must enjoy getting 5fps. noob.
I run 1280 x 1024. Whats your point? You can't disagree because you don't know, you couldn't know if my system could you run Bioshock at full graphics unless you had what i had (and it does by the way). Just cause you built an expensive pc that doesn't mean the rest of us, with older pc's, can't run games at full graphics. I know what the min and req specs say, but I also know I've played the entire game on my PC on max graphics.
yeah, there is no way a 6800 can handle bioshock DECENTLY ...much less max graphics.
Because I don't believe in Private messages I'll just relay what Myth told me.
He's been building PCs for 12 years so that makes him the definitive expert here. And be damned if anyone is going to tell him otherwise.
Apparently a 6800 Ultra, which has pretty close to HALF the processing power of a 7800 GTX (which is fairly equivalent to the RSX in the PS3 and has ARGUABLY less processing power than the R500 in the 360, CAN keep up with the 360 version of Bioshock, which is what I use as the benchmark for RUNNING DECENTLY.
I'll buy Gears of War on my PC it's a better version anyway.
The game will feature five new singleplayer chapters, a new "King of the Hill" multiplayer game mode, three new multiplayer maps, a game editor, and the first and last showdown with the infamous Brumak boss. "Once you fire it up on the PC...it's almost like an entirely new game," remarked Bleszinski. the Windows version's singleplayer campaign-- which Bleszinski compared to a director's cut DVD--can be started from Act 5, allowing those who have already played the original to dig right into the five new chapters. With this extra content heading only to the PC, the question arises: will it ever be coming to Xbox 360 owners? The answer, it turns out, is complicated. So much has changed to the engine for Gears PC that it would need to be entirely reworked again in order to port it back to the Xbox 360. "Putting that content back on the Xbox 360 would be a huge hurdle," said Fergusson.
Obviously PC has better graphics. Even my $500 PC has better graphics than 360 and plays at higher resolutions. The 360 is way over rated.
Ya know, sayin the PC version is soooo much better to you and all?
You make the good ps3 fans look bad. Your way over rated, LOL!!!
Shut up and go play Ratchet and Clank on your ps2.
360 version fairs well, especially considering it birng a year old with probally twice as much ram
Considering you get this level of graphics out of an XBOX 360 ... umm .. let's use the ARCADE model ... which is only $279 .... I think it works out well. Not sure how it looks on a 22" or 24" PC monitor, but it looks OUTSTANDING on my 61" 1080p HDTV.
Can you even get a PC that would run gears for under twice that price ??? Actually, I think a decent video card alone will almost run you $200 plus.
In case you didn't figure it out yet .... I think these comparisons are lame as hell.
You know....you can get a DVI-HDMI cable and connect your PC to your TV! Now I'm gonna do that as soon as I'll get my new PC. I will love playing Crysis on my 52" 1080p Sony Bravia!! It will be a blast!:)
Just imagine, with bluray and cell and some hype....
..this game will rock!
.... oh wait...
Why get the ps3 in this war,It is pc vs 360 k!
Sorry sir but you know nothing about this war
It's between consoles not between PC & console.
It's: Wii vs Xbox 360 vs Playstation 3
And Wii is not even in the same league so it's really between 360 vs PS3.
And for your info...why get a 360 if I can get the same games on my PC just with way better graphics and mods??? In this console war there is absolutley no need for a 360!! None!!
they put a 7500 alienware against a 360? what a bunch of pricks
anyways , of course the pc version will be better it was developed on that platform and shrunk down to 360.
PC is the complete package.
360 is for the people that cant afford a good pc.
ps3 is a home multimedia entertainment center/console with unknown limits.
Wii is for MANHUNT2..........
Man I do not regreting of buying a new rig for $1400.... It's a nuclear plant I tell you but will play Crysis and Gears of War on max!! Can't wait to get....Nov. 7th is so far away :D
(Yes I know that Crysis comes out on the 13th but I get my new PS on the 7th)
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