Patton Oswalt hosted the ceremony, during which awards were presented in more than 20 competition categories that spanned features, TV, commercials and games.
Halo Reach got an award for Visual Effects? The visuals of the game weren't that amazing imo. Looked very out-dated.
are u guys being serious? I don't think Halo Reach graphics are anything special
I always find myself just staring into the distant battles, zooming in on textures and characters, and gazing at the sky. It is also cool how each plasma bolt casts its own light. The weapons, characters and environments are also greatly detailed. Bungie is very talented and I am glad they won this award.
Now that is impressive.
Halo: Reach to me is eye-candy. Bungie managed to craft this amazing, almost Open world feeling with the environments. I feel that Halo: Reach is more of an openworld sandbox compared to other linear games in the genre (Yes yes, there is Crysis I know). Play firefight with unlimited ammo and a Fuel Rod and just watch the particle and effects all over the place. It's really quite impressive.
PS3 fanboys are freaking blind. No wonder they think games like MGS4 and inFamous look amazing...lol
they are blind what i'm waiting for is the KZ3 vs Crysis2 i'm surprised all those german sites haven't done it yet!! But after playing both I know why. Crysis2 looks better.
I still think it was one of the biggest snubs in gaming history what happen this year to Bungie and Halo Reach. At the end of the day it doesn't matter, the game sold extremely well and the true fans of the series are enjoying the game everyday. Technically, the game is a standout this gen. To up grade the engine while still staying true to the vision and history of Halo was an incredible achievement. The crisp, clear detail in this game will shock you... http://www.youtube.com/watc... Bungie is so good at what they do that everybody just yawns and says...ya,ya,ya...their amazing...lol...completely ignoring how Bungie made an entire new list of characters and animations, story arcs and plots, incredible graphics and of course the best soundtracks in gaming. http://www.youtube.com/watc... You know, I've been gaming for a very long time,play all the big games and some nobody ever heard of. I own all the consoles and just this morning downloaded the Killzone 3 beta..."I've never seen anything that is better than Halo Reach...anywhere. Spoilers****don't watch if your still playing through the campaign...I don't no how anybody can complain about this story, it's characters, the voice acting...any of it. A true classic!!! http://www.youtube.com/watc...
I hope you are joking. Halo: Reach is visually one of the best looking games to come out on the console (Xbox 360) in 2010.
ufo8mycat You just wait untill Gears of war 3.. You call THAT behind PS3? thats just being ignorant. Both consoles produce gorgeous games so stop trying to start fights.
ufo8mycat gtfo...you fanboys are always trying to downplay Halo Reach's graphics. In reality Halo Reach looks better than 99% of the games on the PS3 and is way more open and expansive on top of that. The couple of games on the PS3 that don't look worse than Halo Reach are the exception. So if Halo Reach has average graphics then 99% of the graphics on the PS3 are also average. Get real, Halo Reach is by far one of the best looking console games.
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Reach's graphic looked good at times but most the time they were 7/10...and the some levels had ghosting.
Ghosting is an artifact of a monitor or TV with a low refresh rate. It is not "in levels" of video games. I think you may be whining about a motion blur issue you heard about, but really who even cares.
If they call that motion blur they could learn a lot from Gears, Killzone or Crysis 2. Their 'motion blur' isn't a blur it just looked like ghosting - if you took a picture you'd see 3 versions of the same thing on screen at the same time. The game was amazing probably my GOTY (I played the campaign over 3 times already not including co-op) but the graphics weren't that good most of the time, not terrible but as I said, 7/10 IMO.
Agreed. The so-called motion blur they used in this game was awful. The insanely high res explosions looked incredible though.
Halo 3 won it in 2008 http://www.youtube.com/watc...
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funny how ppl confuse graphics with art style...the reason why you guys THINK halos "graphics" arent amazing is cause its clean and not gritty like cod or killzone, but what you dont realize is that the cleanliness of the game is part of its ART STYLE, and that is NOT what graphics are graphics are the poly counts, the particle effects, the lights and shadows, the textures etc art style is the setting and environment
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Well deserved. Arguably one of the best looking and overall games of 2010.
Is the best looking game in the xbox 360, very fun game
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Bayonetta, Gears, and Halo almost make me want to give ms my money. Not going to happen though, but I'm glad people have these games to enjoy
You won't give your money for Bayonetta, Gears, and Halo but you will for Haze?
I live in a shanty town. All we play here is Haze(TM). Some helicopter flew by and parachuted a whole basket of copies down to us.
That helicopter was probably punishing you for your sins.
That's mean lol, I liked haze
10/10, flawless troll.
Reach looked good, even great in a several spots, but definitely never top-of-the-line.
It's better than average, but not the best this generation. But then again Halo hasn't been known for graphics. Still the best looking shooter on the 360 imo.
until Gears of War 3 or Crysis 2 anyways. ;)
Yeah and to the disagrees who think I'm bashing Halo, I'm not. I play it almost everyday. But I think Uncharted 2 is my top looking game this generation. Halo looks better then any CoD that's for sure. Especially since Reach came out.
I wasn't really impressed with Halo Reach in graphics. The lack of dynamic lighting in the levels really kills the picture for me. Do people pay attention to the marines faces? C'mon...If you're going to award something, you should be totally objective and not just look at what goes under the hood, but also what's on top. I can list other games that definitely look better than Halo Reach. I'm a Lt. Col so I've played my fair share.
Dont be fanboys, Reach has great graphics, Its not as good as KZ3 or uncharted, but in my opinion it beats those two when it comes to balance online, and fluidity in the controls. Uncharted 2 was amazing dont get me wrong.. but there is a reason the online is all but dead, and reach is still pulling 100s of thousands. cant wait for UC3 though!!!
mmm I agree with the award for the live action commercials but not the most impressive real time visual effects for a game on consoles or pc. I do think that bungie has created a visual style that doesnt really expire and look out of date. combat evolved still looks good and its still very playable.
Sorry that was meant for the comment above, again sorry.
My personal opinion on the matter is that the game with the best graphics that came out in 2010 has got to be God of War 3. However i agree that Reach is the best looking 360 to come out in 2010.
I'm impressed bungie Halo Reach visuals looks Amazing hope your next game looks even better tho.
Am I in the twilight zone, the article has nothing to do with Halo: Reach unless I read it too fast and missed something?
" Outstanding Real-Time Visual Effects in a Video Game Halo: Reach Marcus Lehto, Joseph Tung, Stephen Scott, CJ Cowan " Rod Serling sez, "Oh Hai!"
Halo: Reach's graphics is pretty impressive considering how big the battlefields are. I can only think of a few games that have large battlefields like Reach and that is Battlefield BC and MAG. Well we all know that MAG looks like crap and BC looks pretty decent. Reach has some amazing visual no doubt. What I appreciate is the level of creativity that the Halo universe has. The levels and villians just scream originality. Something most shooters can't say. Every other shooter on the market just uses the same tired ole formula of dark war torn streets.
The graphics are middle of the road at best. Other X-Box games like Alan Wake and Mass Effect 2 smoke this game. CoD Black Ops has better graphics with far more varied backdrops. Heck Gears of War 2 has better graphics. PS3 games like Uncharted 1, 2, Klllzone 2,3 Heavy Rain, and God of War 3 are much better. If the game had these type of graphics and was called something else we wouldn't even be having this debate. If you like the game fine. It's not a bad shooter, but let's not kid ourselves. Halo has never been known for great graphics. There were many other great games than won best graphics last year that were far more deserving.
whatever helps you sleep at night
Halo reach graphics... hugh ? totally nothing ground breaking or wow.. they are good and the game runs fast, but please this is not a game ever screaming with front running graphics
I have to agree I was pretty impressed with the visual effects of Reach. IMO Reach had good and solid graphics but the visuals and lighting made it look a lot better. Not on a PS3 Exclusive level but very well made. The visuals really made firefights pop and added to the atmosphere but the same effects are in Starcraft 2 but with a TON more on screen characters with more detail thus upping the visuals. Good Job Bungie!
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