The Push For Realism; Focusing On The Wrong Things?

The next gen of consoles are arriving shortly and there’s an underlying theme that just keeps cropping up; realism. Whether that’s PS4′s more advanced DDR5 graphics slaughtering the Xbox One or developers’ fascination with open worlds at E3, the gaming experience is set to replicate real life even more closely.

Gamers have demanded better specs with each passing generation and despite differences getting smaller and more difficult to achieve, this hasn’t stopped the recent Frostbite Engine 3, CryEngine 3 and Unreal Engine 4 producing some incredible graphics that raise the bar once again.

Unreal Engine 4

Unreal Engine 4…

The next step is clearly motion control and virtual reality but until then it’s the graphics that will get the main focus.

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Halo 4 Launch Trailer; The Forerunners are Awakening; And Looking Lethal

It’s not long till Halo 4 is hitting the shelves; 6th November to be precise. A few days ago, the Halo 4 launch trailer was released and fans around the world were left quivering in excitement as the Forerunners took the fore. No pun intended there of course… Continue reading