VGArabia: Remedy's managing director Matias Myllyrinne criticized gamepro and Videogameszone for releasing random quality videos for Alan Wake.
but I wonder why they released some low quality videos for Alan Wake without Remedy's approval.
This generation has been ALL about drama. Everyone has a problem with someone/something this gen. He right though gaming journalism sucks lately.
Fanboys are destroying the industry. I wonder why they fight over pixels and stupid things.
it's all about getting hits.
for hits it seems @HD same ol same ol tryna catch up on final fantasy.. You good
Fanboy`s are wound up by the journalist. They take advantage of peoples passion for a preference sorta like religious extremists. @The Wood What up. Edit: All I do is play "No Time For Loved Ones 13". I can`t wait for "No Time For Loved Ones 13 Versus". LOL
Crytech and Remedy: the most outspoken devs at the time.
"on his tweeter account" uhhhh...Tweeter or Twitter? Oh the irony in this coming from a article talking about criticizing game journalism. Site can't even spell Twitter
But can anybody tell me exactly why M$ pull the mandatory HD plug on 360 games? Was it hurting the games in some way?
Well technically games were going below 720p anyway since games like COD 3/4, Halo 3, etc were already under 720p. I don't know if Microsoft gave an official reason but so far this seems to be a popular theory. http://forums.xbox.com/1/32... ^^Not sure if that's true or not, don't know much about upscaling. On topic: Remedy speaks the truth, but to call a majority of the sites who have instigated fanboy wars over nothing a "journalism hub" is insulting to those who actually take the industry seriously!
If a chimp takes a b&w photo of the Mona Lisa , it does not make the original blurry and lacking in colour. http://twitter.com/MausRMD/... Hahahaha xD
if they pretend that the videos are representative of the final game quality, it really sucks, but I don't see why a journalist would need the the approval of a game company to release anything. Was there an official NDA ? They are journalists (yes, even in videogames press), not publishers PR staff
They have embargos which can be described as a "gentlemans agreement" where you agree not to release anything until a certain date. The most that can happen here is you are blacklisted by the company. The other is an NDA, if that is broken you could get fired and sued into oblivion. NDA's are rare, embargos are more common.
fanboy consumers have always been around, just didn't have the net to voice their stupidity
The game releases in a couple of weeks...it's not poor video from reputable sources trying to promote the game BUT the idiotic PS3 community that's to blame for this...They will stop at nothing to try to discredit and hurt the sales of this game....It starts at the top, with the pathetic and desperate Sony commercials and end with the sad and lonely PS3 fanboy with nothing good to play....Sony getting there a$$ handed to them this yr...Little PS3 kids feeling left out.... In the mean time, 360 has never been more affordable with the best games that you actually play and not sit there and watching cut scene after cut scene along with extended cinematics ( MGS, UC, HR and GOW )...Buy a 360 and join in on the fun...This is a 360 EXCLUSIVE.... BTW...look how many idiot PS3 post's are on every AW, SC C and Reach 360 thread...all 360 only games...look at Chooch-troll below...lol....moving on...
I guess those rascally magazines must have knowingly used some magic compression technology that only blurs anything that isn't on-screen text, and actually goes a step further by scanning each frame to find polygon edges and selectively recalculating color distribution on pixels along those edges. Wow, I wouldn't be criticizing those magazines, I'd be congratulating them on discovering some amazing new selective compression technology. Seriously folks ... maybe by the time the game is released they'll be running it at 720P native but there is absolutely no doubt (again, from proven, impartial sources who are trusted by game developers) at the time those videos and screens were made the game was running at 540P.
I think they have a valid reason for being pissed. They probably broke an embargo of some sorts.
I agree he does make some valid points. But if the game runs at a lower resolution than 720p, than so be it.
The truth is: Remedy lies to all! Game run @576p natively, and is only 720p UPSCALED! Shame!
More like 547p! http://farm5.static.flickr.... http://farm5.static.flickr.... http://farm5.static.flickr....
I here they are releasing the rest of the missing pixels as a DLC pack closer to launch for 400 MS points. LOL!
you DO know that the 360 CAN UPSCALE ALL GAMES TO 1080P? unlike the bs3 which is stuck a 720p unless the dev adds 1080p support for it eg: demons souls alan wake = 720p NATIVE
^^lol Wipeout HD says hi to your theory, look it up anywhere because that is a 1080p title, so if PS3 can't do 1080, then how come wipeout HD exits, and most games upscale to 1080p idiot.
^^ lol looks like you've missed this "unless the dev adds 1080p support for it" part of my post blind idiot @hunter if the devs were going to use upscale res to advertise their game they wouldn't have stopped @720p they would've used 1080p instead that was ma point ok?? ok.... maybe you droids should take your own advise and buy 720p tv's since most of yours games ares stuck at 720p @merly keyword "most" not all thats what ive said " unless the dev adds 1080p support for it" owned? not even close blind idiot
Zulwarn, not to jackazz but it wouldnt matter. 720p on 1080p TV is same basic as 480p Movie upscale to 1080p. Regardless its still missing pixel. I have 1080p TV an alot of DVD that upscale 1080p an no dam diffrent from using a DVD player or BD player. Your logic makes no sence whats so ever. Just to impress you badly take a dam picture of 720×480 an stretch it to 1920×1080. This should make u feel like a fool. Same pic but pulling 1080p ?? ya smart on ur own work saying 1080p xbox 360 can pull but dont realize it wouldnt matter. Best for ppl like u is to buy 720p TV that way you can full the full effect on sub HD.
BWAHAHA!!! Look at the scrambling crybaby DASHING to his damage control whith STILL no concrete evidence of either claim. XD And yes, I'm talking about Zulwah-wah
@zulwarn most ps3 games do upscale to 1080, like it or not, they are not just stuck with 720p that is what i was getting at, thanks for your input where you owned yourself because most gamers know your are talking out of your arse
the manager director is piss off becuase there showing the game becuase he doesnt want ppl to know that alan FAKE runs 576p native and 720p UPSCALED.
Seems like some fanboys are really reaching. Remedy state that the game is 720p. It's now bern proven that gamepro and the other gamesite use an unapproved Low quality vid fir hits like the bias sites they are. And Noe fanboys are reaching because the dev didn't say it was native. When have any dev say they're games are native. Or does this new rule only apply to 360 games. Cause I know a couple of Sony games that are sub-HD. And this whole native bs wasn't an issue. Looks at MGS4,SF4 Edit: my question is for the people scream about if it native 720p. Are you even buying the game. Or is it that hard to sleep at night. Unless this game has issues or it's sub-HD
some people scream because of the drama that went BEFORE ..According to 360 fanboy , alan wake was supposed to be the answer to the numerous 720p and 1080p games released so far on 360 ... it isn't graphically at least ... NOw alan wake is shappingg to be an excellent game ..but this "drama" is the result of the overhypping fanboys fighting each other
EDIT : my bad i meant " released so far on ps3 "
Did you know that Metal Gear Solid 4 runs at 600p? Do the PS3 fanboys care about that? Nope. They say it's one of the greatest games ever made, and are sure to point out that it is a technical achievement. Have there been other games that run on 360 at 720p? Gears of War? Gears of War 2? Forza 3? I guess, it's not impossible for 360 to run games at a higher resolution, but maybe running Alan Wake at 540p with 4xMSAA means the game will have better effects and less jaggies. And I also hear the 360 has a decent upscaler. So, what's the problem?
yep i know .. i know about the resolution of most game i have ..i don't care about that ... BUT i'm not the one who started it ..i'm not even one of those who enjoyed the thought of alan wake being less than 720p .. But let's be serious .. it's a technical race ... and so far , when each high profile title fail to be ahead , the ps3 fans laugh .. because not so long ago , it was the 360 fans who were laughing ... the 360 is not the technical marvel some people believe ... that's something i can't change ...but mind you the last game i finished was final fantasy the cristal bearers on wii ... i'm planing on spending some days playing monster hunter tri.. i don't care about HD when the game is good ...but sometimes you'd expect more from projects that ate millions of dollars to be given birth ..you'd expect something after all this time spent devellopping and the cancel of the PC version ... The reason mgs4 was semi hd ( they call it like that ) is because 98% of the cutscènes were real time ... That's not the case with alan wake ... The problem in this case is not that the 360 can't do HD ..(it can) but the fact that some high profile games can't .. alan wake might have a good reason ..for all i know like mgs4.. but i'm not the one who put alan wake in front of the technical race the ps3 games and the 360 games are having ...
Kavet, MGS4 is actually 1024 x 768. A list can be found here: http://forum.beyond3d.com/s...
True 720p is 1280x720 MGS4 runs at 600p.
I didn't say ANYTHING about 720p, I said that MGS4 is 1024 x 768, meaning VGA. You want 600p, you look at MW2 on consoles.
Idc this game makes me zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz don't get what all the fuss is about.
Poor Soda Pop... "Does it matter? It still looks f*cking awesome imo." But didn't GHOSTBUSTERS also look awesome on the PS3 at around the same res? 360 version FTW? Oh, how time and karma were all that were needed... XD
last time i checked, max payne most certainly wasn't 720p native on consoles, but that didn'nt stop it from being a badass game. honestly, the videos and screens look phenomenal. if you own 360 and you don't pick up this game cuz of "teh 540p" then you just need to quit gaming. i wish people would just focus on the many, many good points about this game rather than taking one possibly negative aspect and running with it
If Remedy didn't cancel the PC version this wouldn't be as big of an issue as people are making it.
but everyone can whine all day about how its 540p this, and no pc version that, but it is what it is. just play the damn game. its not like its gonna be so blurry you cant see whats going on. i mean it couldve been running at 586,342,139p but remedy was just too lazy. i swear i wont play any games ever until these slackers give me at least 600,000 vertical lines of resolution
5 Years in development and only 547p? Fail.
Read, please. ALAN WAKE RUNS AT 720p NATIVE.
instead of gaming, you should just go on your computer and watch some high rez video. it doesnt matter what the videos are about, but they'll be in high rez, so it will be a better experience than anything on 360/ps3, and it will be void of any of that pesky "gameplay" that seems to get in the way of your high-def experience.
Take your own advice. No one has said that it runs in native 720p. Just that "this game is 720p" We'll have to wait and see if it's just more PR using the output resolution as their touted resolution or not. Does the disagree button relieve the pain of reality? Because no one has stated that it runs in NATIVE 720p.
if that was the case they would've used "this game is 1080p" instead cause the 360 upscale to that res weather the game supports it or not the game is 720p unless the the devs say "this game is NOT 720p NATIVE"
Not all games on the 360 and PS3 output in 1080p. AW has been in development for around 5 years, since before the 360 had an HDMI cable. It's likely they haven't added 1080p support.
The XBOX 360 upscales anything to 1080P with the scaler chip. My TV tells me the resolution it is in when I push the info button. So your comment is fail. He was talking about upscaling, not running in 1080p native as very few games do that on PS3 or 360.
OH MY GOD!! this discussion was about gaming jounalism. for gods sake people GAMING JOURNALISM...where did my fanboys have room to start up the console war? I swear half of yall should be getting paid for the promotion your doing...
720p on the E3 Demo: http://img202.imageshack.us...
lol source? looks like some guy who went all defensive and faked a digitalfoundry work.
that's before the pc version was dropped and I am betting that was the PC version that was shown lol,
Confirmed: Low scores across the board. Alan Wake will be an 80 or less on Metacritic. Move along, bots. Maybe you'll get an AAA exclusive hopefully by Fall.
ahh the truth burns, AW runs in 574p, not as impressive as the build shown at e3 2009, but we all knew that was the pc version(that got axed), let's all move along now
@cez of rage I wont lie and say I dont prefer my PS3 over my 360 wich YES I do own Both. Dont come out and knock every PS3 owner since not everyone that has a PS3 is knocking the 360. anyways I think the game will be Good but as for Graphicly I think its not going to be that impressive myself. I dont buy games unless I read a Review just because I dont like dropping 64 bucks on a game now a day's.
some of it has been around for a while; ie, most gaming publications highlight the titles/franchises that don't necessarily need to be pimped to high heaven; the Final Fantasies, Halos, Metal Gears, etc, while ignoring, denying coverage of games that could actually USE the exposure; the Beyond Good and Evils, Zack and Wikis, and Demon's Souls; as an aside, Demon's Souls didn't get ANY real coverage/praise until it was released. while a lot of it is really new to this generation: ie, the blatant console bias going on. read any story about the PS3 during 2006-2007, and the insane level of vitriol, spite, and misinformation being flung about at the console, and taken out on it's games, in particular games like Folklore and Heavenly Sword, genuinely quality games that got ripped to shreds by the gaming media for "issues" that are present in a LOT of games related to their genre. also, every PS3 title had to individually justify the price of the PS3, but no one ever looked at the software library as a WHOLE; as in, sure, the PS3 is $600, but it has great games like Resistance, Motorstorm, Virtua Fighter 5, Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Warhawk, Heavenly Sword, Folklore, Ratchet and Clank Future, Uncharted, and Unreal Tournament 3. instead, it was ALWAYS, "well, you wouldn't buy a PS3 JUST for Resistance. it doesn't justify spending $600 on a console, but hey, spend $400 on a 360 instead because Gears of War is AWESOME!!" for the record, i bought a PS3 for ALL of the games i listed above (as well as some games i KNEW were coming, like MGS4, God of War 3, Team Ico's next game, etc), not just for ONE title. i don't think, for ANY console, that a single title justifies it's purchase. i bought an Xbox last generation for Fable, KOTOR I and II, Ninja Gaiden, etc. i got a 360 this generation for Fable 2, Mass Effect, Crackdown, etc. the gaming media this generation is so focused on hits to their sites, and sensationalism that it's negatively shaped the current gaming culture. what used to be genuine joy and mirth when discussing video games has turned into jaded cynicism and negativity. maybe it's because the internet exacerbates things, but it seems like EVERYONE is always complaining about SOMETHING this generation. no gamer actually seems to be satisfied with anything. take Alan Wake for example (since this article is about Remedy). Alan Wake is looking FANTASTIC. i'm excited for it, but instead of people being genuinely excited by a game that is actually looking really, REALLY good, they have to find faults in it. flaws. something to pick it apart. the game has become a console casualty, like Heavenly Sword and Folklore, but the big difference is that most gaming sites favor Xbox 360 exclusives, and most of the nitpicking of Alan Wake is coming from the fanboys, not the gaming media. the same can't be said for Folklore and Heavenly Sword, which were ripped by the media. who CARES if Alan Wake is 720p or not? all that matters in the end is that it looks nice on my HDTV (it's a 40" set, but i'm pretty sure it will look fine; all my other 360 titles do), and that it's an engaging, entertaining game, which all signs are pointing to that being the case (i watched the first 11 minutes of the game, and it has me intrigued). this pixel counting, sour grapes having, vitriol spewing of this current gaming culture needs to die a quick and painful death. Activision may be killing the industry in it's own special way when it comes to exploiting the market with shoddy games, but it's the gaming COMMUNITY that are making the industry not fun to discuss. i can't even go to a forum and talk about how awesome a game is without it degenerating into a flame war. i can't criticize a game or developer that the industry holds in high esteem (ie, Valve) because the fans will get all sensitive and start hurling insults. i MISS talking about gaming with people that actually LIKED video games. in high school, most of my friends had Super Nintendos while i had the Genesis. they'd tease me for not having an SNES, and being able to play Super Mario World and Chrono Trigger, and i'd rag on them not being able to play Sonic, but it was all in good fun, and we all ended up getting both consoles anyway, and were able to enjoy what both platforms had to offer. i'm not a fan of Microsoft, but i AM a fan of Bioware, Lionhead, and Remedy, and they are developing games for the 360, so i'll support their 360 efforts.
The Xbox fans try to find a game that is more advanced than the exclusives found on the PS3... They should by happy because they have a good game, but when they try to compare with a exclusive from the PS3 they failed. It happend with Splinter Cell and now after 5 years Alan Wake is not even 720p... This generation is HD and not Sub-hd. its not acceptable. Because if this happend with a exclusive game on the PS3 we all know what would happend.
I don't understand why remedy criticize direct feed videos and images of the game.Alan Wake run natively at 960x547p. they should know that gaming community have monitored the native resolution of the game after their claims.this confirm that alan wake previous screens was bullshots.
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