[quote name="Anthony1" url="/t/1459375/playstation-4/90#post_22998523" Of the games that were shown, how many did we actually see "true", "legit" gameplay footage ? I've seen all the 1080p videos now, and 99 percent of what we saw was special camera views that we normally wouldn't see when we are actually playing the game. The only thing that I saw that seemed truly like a legit "in game" camera view, was Watch Dogs and parts of Driveclub.
What part of DriveClub was live, all I saw was the trailer? I heard the guy talking for 5 minutes about how accurately modeled the paint was and started going into Gran-Turismo-esque seizure. "Its a driving game, SHOW US SOME DRIVING!".
If there was live footage of the game I'd love to see it...???
Do we really know what PS3 games look like ?
Well, Watch Dogs looked like live gameplay recorded......and it looked good. I watched the GTA5 trailer a few times and if that is the best that can be done on a 360 system then this looks like an incremental upgrade in graphics tech, but its probably running at 1080p, although it looked 30fps.
That could very well just be the video conversion however. The real key however is that if the game looks this good, and is also fun to play, at launch, then the system will have some legs.
Killzone didn't impress me, but I'm sure it will be a fine looking game when it finally ships. They seem to have expanded the default FoV to something more PC-like (maybe 75 or 80 degrees) as opposed to KZ's earlier FoV which was somewhere between "looking through a toilet paper tube" and 60 some-odd degrees, at least that's what it felt like :P
Sony appears to have learned from its earlier mistakes.....they went to the developers, like Microsoft did, and said "We want to be in first place again...and we don't have a new Disc Format to push....so help us get back to #1". This looks like it could be a great 1080p30/60 machine to carry us through until 4K TV's are made by Vizio and sold at Kmart for $399.
I mean, if that armored police car in inFamous really has that detailed texture on it in game, then it's ALL GRAVY BABY....
With that much available RAM I'm sure texture resolution won't be a problem for the next-next-gen systems.......like it isn't for PC's today.
but it's hard to trust this stuff. Just think of Alien Colonial Marines. Speaking of that, was anybody else thinking what I was thinking when Randy Pitchford was on that PS4 video talking about simplicity and elegance. Just how "elegant" was his decision to release that POS ? That's all I could think about when dude was talking on that video. I could imagine some people in the live audience boo-ing slightly, lol when he popped on screen. Just some really bad timing, heh..
First of all, remember...these events are designed to Bedazzle and ******** you into a preorder. Microsoft will do the same shortly, and their stuff is probably going to look "Damn near the same" as what Sony showed off. Because the days of Colecovision vs Intellivision vs Atari are long, long gone.
I generally can't watch these events....why? Because hearing some Developer talk about how "Amazing" and "Incredible" the "thing" is gets very old very fast.....every product launch is the same. For me its "Shut up, and show me the games. Not Trailers, not pre-renders, just show me some recorded footage of someone playing a game". ANd sadly, in events like these....you almost never get that. I was glad that Killzone and Watch Dogs (crappy name) looked like that.....I loved the lighting, the textures, the speculars on the water and the blooming, the textures on things. Granted, I own a horse of a PC with lots of GPU that games are only now starting to tax, but its nice to see them packaging it all up in a system where they will target 30 or 60 frames per second, depending on the game.......and hopefully be able to maintain it consistently.
The dog and pony b.s. aside (Developers, sit down and shut up with the endless smoke-blowing-up-the-keister-of-Sony....just show your wares), Sony seems to be delivering in the next gen. I wont be buying one at launch, but when the games pile up I'm sure I'll be "in for 1" at some point.