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Old 05-26-09, 09:55 AM   #11
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Default Re: Interesting Sweeney Interview - Comment on Crysis

Originally Posted by NarcissistZero View Post
That said, I disagree with his statement that you can't make something Crysis-level and then scale it back for console. You CAN do that, it's just time consuming, which is why few do it. There's no reason Fallout 3 couldn't have had even further detail levels and higher-res versions of the textures... the reason it did not was because that's a good deal of effort to go through for 2% of the audience... plus, if GTA4 and Crysis are anything to go by, providing super high-end settings like that just angers people who can't run the game on max.
that is what i don't agree on, simply start off with higher res textures from the start. higher res textures can help quite a lot.
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