I honestly feel Graphics have hit their peak.

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3 years ago#111
What do you mean the graphics hit their peak?

The Wii U just came out, now you're worrying about not having Next-Gen visuals? Some gamer you are.
3 years ago#112
STN79 posted...
I watched that video of Witcher and it just looks like a PS3 game. Am I supposed to be impressed by that? It's nothing I haven't seen before. I even saw some videos of that Unreal Engine 4 and it just looks a bit more shiny and brighter. Not really a big graphics boost though. Guess we won't see a huge leap until PS5 or later. I don't really care how much better these games could look because I'm not so hung up on power like alot of you.


I was the same way. Until I actually PLAYED the Witcher 2 on almost max settings on a 1080p monitor. Watching a video with that high of a resolution and frame rate does no good... trust me, you actually have to play the game on the high settings with the montior that supports the resolution.

The title of this topic brings back memories. I actually remember people in the early '90s (90-92) thinking that graphics would never get much better than NEO GEO. The thought was "maybe a little better, but this is the top of the hill right here"

It will ALWAYS get better. Graphics 10 years from now would probably blow your mind if you saw them today.
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3 years ago#113
Graphics have not hit their peak, but it's getting closer and closer to CGI and reality, thing is though do you really want that? Might as well run out in the real world and shoot crap up at that point.
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3 years ago#114
overkillwfo1978 posted...
STN79 posted...
I watched that video of Witcher and it just looks like a PS3 game. Am I supposed to be impressed by that? It's nothing I haven't seen before. I even saw some videos of that Unreal Engine 4 and it just looks a bit more shiny and brighter. Not really a big graphics boost though. Guess we won't see a huge leap until PS5 or later. I don't really care how much better these games could look because I'm not so hung up on power like alot of you.


I was the same way. Until I actually PLAYED the Witcher 2 on almost max settings on a 1080p monitor. Watching a video with that high of a resolution and frame rate does no good... trust me, you actually have to play the game on the high settings with the montior that supports the resolution.

The title of this topic brings back memories. I actually remember people in the early '90s (90-92) thinking that graphics would never get much better than NEO GEO. The thought was "maybe a little better, but this is the top of the hill right here"

It will ALWAYS get better. Graphics 10 years from now would probably blow your mind if you saw them today.


The Samaritan and the Elemental Demo both showcase visuals that current console hardware couldn't touch, even in 480p.
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3 years ago#115
I agree with the OP
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3 years ago#116
Three words, "High Dynamic Range". Until these monitors stop being as expensive as cars people won't know how good graphics can get.
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3 years ago#117
Any good game can immerse the user without them noticing. Super Mario World reminded me I was playing a video game less than Resident Evils 4-6.
3 years ago#118
STN79 posted...
With all current systems now using HD and the games looking pretty damn amazing how
could things get any better visually? What else do we need? Ultra hyper Alpha Omega HD?
I really doubt I'm going to care much about whatever comes after this. PS4 and Xbox 720
probably won't be the huge leap people are expecting. It'll just be another HD system with a higher cost.
One of these days a new game system is gonna be over 1000 dollars. Good luck getting mommy and daddy to fork that over.


Op Confirmed to have only had a wii last gen...
3 years ago#119
No surprise that someone on the WII U board would say this.
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3 years ago#120
Um....

http://kotaku.com/5961994/what-skyrim-looks-like-when-youre-running-100-mods-at-once

vs

http://cdn4.spong.com/screen-shot/t/h/theeldersc345719l/_-The-Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim-PS3-_.jpg
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