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What is the best ever game graphically?

By DKRON
Sep 15, 2010
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  1. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 2,278

    Singularity was decent, which is way more than I can say about Metro. If you like STALKER then I suppose you might like 2033, but I hated nearly every minute of it tbh. It looked rather nice but the gameplay was garbage for the most part. It went like this:

    find crappy gun --> enter pitch black tunnels --> fight horde of mutants --> recover --> repeat

    At least with stalker it's open world Metro 2033 is about the most linear game I've ever played. Not to say that type of shooter is bad, but there's really not a whole lot you can do besides follow the main quest. Singularity was very linear as well but at least it was fun while doing so and you could at least see what you were doing :rolleyes:
     
  2. Relic

    Relic TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,392   +16

    Ya I plan on checking out Singularity eventually too, but I'm probably going to wait for it to drop in price or get lucky during Steams Christmas sale.

    That made me think of Doom 3, minus the crappy guns though as I liked all the guns.
     
  3. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 2,278

    lol even Doom 3 destroys Metro in the gameplay dept... it's linear but at least it's a good time.

    you'll probably like Singularity if you liked Doom 3, FEAR series, and Wolfenstein (the new one). it follows a well-worn recipe in the genre but overall is actually quite decent. there's a cliche here and there but for the most part it implements some really interesting new mechanics.
     
  4. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,914   +93

    It is a corridor shooter to be sure , but the graphics and the eerie tone made it immersive.( I thought anyway)..as they say. maybe 2034 will be more story driven. :)....its in 3d ya know LOL
     
  5. Relic

    Relic TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,392   +16

    Corridor shooters are definitely one of my more favorite type of shooters, so I'll give both a try eventually. Singularity looks pretty cool though, so I might give that a try first when I find it on sale :D.
     
  6. samsample

    samsample TS Rookie

    Many people consider Crysis to be the gold standard in graphics. Surprisingly, Crysis 2 will not look as good as the original Crysis because they're making it for consoles, so they have to tone down the graphics a bit.
     
  7. ramonsterns

    ramonsterns TS Enthusiast Posts: 752   +12

    Sadly, and then they say that consoles aren't keeping video games back.
     
  8. DKRON

    DKRON TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 567   +13

    nice job guys, awesome games :). I am having abit of trouble with my computer so far, blue screen memory dumps, think my ram is too fast overclocked for the cpu
     
  9. Xclusiveitalian

    Xclusiveitalian TS Guru Posts: 692   +48

    Graphically as stated before I would have to say Crysis because of the graphics plus physics created just an unbelieveable expereince. I know Flight simulater X is extremely hard to run, but im not sure your into that kinda of game. Could get Civilization V and play with every faction and max city states(yes im addicted to that game and wish I could do this lol)
     
  10. Zerror

    Zerror TS Rookie

    Mafia II. This game has an amazing graphic.
     
  11. Kurtz

    Kurtz TS Rookie

    Crysis still holds it's own.
    Some recent contenders....BBC2, Metro 2033 and some levels in COD World at War and MW2.....outstanding!!!
     
     
  12. en0nym0us

    en0nym0us TS Member Posts: 70

    STALKER is an awesome game. The only problem I have with it is that there is no support for AA. However, they do have a fake AA that blurs the lines so they are not so rough. Though, it uses to same technique as the DOF uses. The fake AA and DOF are incompatible with each other. If anyone plays STALKER CoP, be sure to check out the AtmosFear mod.
    http://atmosfear.crommcruac.com/

    Also, don't forget about Cromm's "Absolute Texture Packs"
    http://www.gsc-game.com/index.php?t=community&s=forums&s_game_type=xr3&lang=en
     
  13. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,914   +93

    en0nym0us,
    Do you have any ideas for those of us that have problems with getting the Atmofear mod to work? It stops at the load screen. i did change the values to : true| true | in the registry as they instructed, but still to the same result. I have also tried running it in DX 10 as well as DX11. It is apparently a common problem for many people , i have not found a way around it, including a new game, and re-installing .

    Thanks
     
  14. en0nym0us

    en0nym0us TS Member Posts: 70

    The load screen when you load up the game from Windows or when you load a map?
     
  15. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,914   +93

    It will get to where its loading the map, the progress bar will get about half way, and then just stalls out and sits there.
     
  16. en0nym0us

    en0nym0us TS Member Posts: 70

    It could be all of the custom textures that Cromm has implemented. It can also be among many other things. It is a matter of trial and error.

    • Try renaming the 'texture' folder so that doesn't load.
    • If that fails, rename only the 'configs' folder so that doesn't load.
    • If that fails, try the same with the 'scripts' folder.
    • If that fails, try swiping your user.ltx and use a stock/default configuration.

    I am not sure if you have tried any of that yet but it should help you to get a better idea if it is actually the mod that is causing the problem along with which part of the mod. Also, keep in mind that this is a very buggy game. I get errors/bugs/crashes more than I should.
     
  17. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,914   +93

    Thanks,
    I will give those a try. Thus far all i have tried was what thy listed in the install guide.
    thanks again.
     
  18. abe10tiger

    abe10tiger TechSpot Paladin Posts: 782   +10

    I'd go for Crysis. :D
     
  19. en0nym0us

    en0nym0us TS Member Posts: 70

    Crysis has great graphics but the gameplay gets boring.
     
  20. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 2,278

    if it makes you feel any better i had problems with it too. i got it to work but it kept crashing my game. i couldn't fix it either so i had to reinstall the whole game. i was pretty annoyed to say the least.
     
  21. abe10tiger

    abe10tiger TechSpot Paladin Posts: 782   +10

    true true :D
     
  22. en0nym0us

    en0nym0us TS Member Posts: 70

    Same here. I've never installed a game so many times until I got Stalker.
     


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