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Halo 4 is the best looking console game


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Initial post: Nov 4, 2012 2:49:32 PM PST
Watch any video. Look at any screenshot. It's easily the best looking console game.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 2:50:05 PM PST
Uncharted 3 looks better.

Posted on Nov 4, 2012 2:51:23 PM PST
John McClane says:
Shhhhhhh. I can hear the footsteps of the SDF getting closer.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 2:52:53 PM PST
Uncharted 3 was watered down from 2. It used a ton of bloom, just like Uncharted 2.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 2:53:34 PM PST
Marauder JJ says:
It used a ton of "bloom", LOL.

Okay bud.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 2:54:34 PM PST
Right. Technical details, please.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 2:55:36 PM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 2:56:07 PM PST
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bloom_(shader_effect)

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 2:56:44 PM PST
Dukeshire says:
Hey McClane, your mom also says hi. Menage a Trois tonight! I will be tired for your work tomorrow. Oh, she wants you to clean your room and take out the trash.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 2:56:50 PM PST
So, how did they utilize that effect within Uncharted? I want actual quotes from the development team.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 2:57:18 PM PST
Not even. Uncharted 2 had a smoother frame rate, but Uncharted 3 was definitely the better looking game. Halo 4 comes close, but IMHO, Uncharted 3 is still the best-looking console game out there.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 2:58:11 PM PST
Silly rabbit!

We all know you don't even play video games.

Posted on Nov 4, 2012 2:58:17 PM PST
Psh.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 2:59:42 PM PST
Didn't the machinima review criticize Halo 4's graphics for using too much bloom? I've never heard anyone say anything like that about any of the Uncharted games. Still though, they're both gorgeous looking games. It took me a little bit to get used to Halo 4's more grounded-in-reality art style compared to past Halos, but I think 343 did a tremendous job in retaining the aesthetic feel of Halo while improving everything about the presentation.

Posted on Nov 4, 2012 3:00:10 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 4, 2012 3:00:37 PM PST
Benpachi says:
Hard to really say this without playing it first, but the little bit I saw looked incredible.

Posted on Nov 4, 2012 3:00:52 PM PST
Flores. says:
If Johnny Cage says so, then it must be true.
It's not like he has a huge 360 bias or something.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 3:01:02 PM PST
Just open your eyes.

http://i53.tinypic.com/23kbzhu.jpg

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 3:01:53 PM PST
Uhh, that scenario DEMANDS bloom lighting.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 3:02:02 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 4, 2012 3:02:14 PM PST
Stop cherry picking. I'm sure there are more visual effects used that you haven't noted.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 3:02:21 PM PST
I own every console, do you?

Posted on Nov 4, 2012 3:02:23 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 4, 2012 4:36:48 PM PST
It's looking like God of War: Ascension is going to take that title when it comes out.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 3:02:25 PM PST
Dukeshire says:
Wait you have played the game? I am so confused right now. Worlds are Colliding. What the eff is Bloom? Does anyone care what it is. You know what I think: Both UC3 and H4 will go down in history as great games with great graphics. Much like Sgt. Peppers and Darkside of the Moon have or Jaws and the Godfather.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 3:02:34 PM PST
I do.

Posted on Nov 4, 2012 3:02:40 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 4, 2012 3:05:58 PM PST
Jackel says:
Heavy Rain, La Noire, Uncharted 3, and God of War 3 all have better graphics than Halo 4 based upon video footage I have seen so far.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012 3:03:54 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 4, 2012 3:04:09 PM PST
Flores. says:
Have you played Halo 4 yet?
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