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What does "next generation" mean to you as a PC gamer?

#81undercover_jerkPosted 9/7/2013 5:35:18 AM
it means game might not get 60 fps maxed out games for all the games comming out
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#82OUberLordPosted 9/7/2013 8:22:04 AM
kobalobasileus posted...
OUberLord posted...
Next generation means nothing for PC gaming; there are no clearly defined "generations".


GPU generations seem pretty well defined.


I'm not sure I'd call them clearly, and even then the same games can be played (to some extent) on up to two "generations" back of GPUs. If anything "generations" in PC gaming probably more boils down to the underlying software technology. Things like major DX releases come to mind, or new game engines.
#83ClouddxPosted 9/7/2013 9:00:03 AM
Quote:kobalobasileus posted...
OUberLord posted...
Next generation means nothing for PC gaming; there are no clearly defined "generations".


GPU generations seem pretty well defined.


I'm not sure I'd call them clearly, and even then the same games can be played (to some extent) on up to two "generations" back of GPUs. If anything "generations" in PC gaming probably more boils down to the underlying software technology. Things like major DX releases come to mind, or new game engines.

@OUberLord

I agree with this, however in general there is no such thing as next gen for PC.
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#84pothocketPosted 9/7/2013 9:05:00 AM
You guys should try Outlast. It's an early look at next gen games.
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#85Superlinkbros89Posted 9/7/2013 9:07:45 AM
The next directX version
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#86DoomkillaPosted 9/7/2013 11:20:24 AM
It means that developers will continue to be lazy by talking about the 'physics' or the sophisticated 'ai' instead of the actual game.

Seriously, the next gen graphics? Not all that impressive considering what most have done is boost up the saturation and called it 'improved graphics'. I'll be waiting for when they stop making excuses for their terrible games.
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#87WyzeGyePosted 9/7/2013 12:16:04 PM
jake-sf posted...
", and get slightly better graphics (which matters not at all).


you're on the pc board. we wouldnt be here if graphics didn't matter.
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#88BowsaaPosted 9/7/2013 1:18:28 PM
Next generation to me means better booby physics for my nudy mods and Tomb Raider.
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