Darks wrote on May 2, 2012, 12:58:Elessar wrote on May 2, 2012, 10:59:Darks wrote on May 2, 2012, 09:38:The textures were not that great. Bland, muddy, the opposite of crisp/realistic. The graphics are serviceable, but it is not exceptional or innovative in any way. The engine has been showing it's age for years now and they continue to use it. They keep making money off of it and it has to require minimal development time, so I can't blame them. Doesn't mean I like it or will buy it though.theyarecomingforyou wrote on May 1, 2012, 22:11:
I just watched it on the official website: http://callofduty.com/blackops2/videos/reveal
Anyway, the graphics look absolutely appalling. They've used the same shitty engine for five years and it wasn't even great when it first came out. I only play COD games for the singleplayer and then only when they're cheap, which seems to be NEVER. The Steam store lists Blacks Ops at £40/$65, while even Amazon at £25/$41 isn't good value.
Every other publisher discounts games to generate sales but Activision knows it can charge whatever it likes for the COD series and people will queue up to hand their money over. Whatever novelty value it once had has been destroyed by Activision's desire to bleed people's wallets with shitty rehashed games. That's especially annoying when the competing franchise is owned by EA, a company that does exactly the same thing.
I really wish that Valve would step in and put them all to shame.
And I hate Microsoft and Sony for keeping such shit consoles on the market for so long. They can't even handle 720p, let alone with any graphical fidelity and they still want to charge stupid prices for games. I hope Valve does come out and compete with them on hardware. Perhaps that's why nVidia has been working on its cloud-sourced service to automatically select the optimal graphics settings for games? Plug and play PC gaming?
Someone needs a reality check and a new pair of glasses because I saw nothing in that video that said shitty graphics.
I was expecting this to have more of a futuristic setting but, unsurprisingly, it looks like the same old rehash.
Ok, so you all made an opinion about the textures in the game from watching a video? Ok, reality check please!
Let’s get realistic here from a moment. You can’t seriously think that from watching a video that you can tell in that video that the textures are bland. No matter how you try to explain this one to me it will never make any sense.