Originally Posted by Muppet
Those screenshots lokk way more detailed than the video.
youtube compresses the hell out of videos to begin with so that's probably the biggest factor.
the texture and lighting detail is incredible. It looks like it has all the per-pixel lighting and self shadowing and all that stuff.
The spells also have all the fancy distortion effects and all that. The poison clouds are amazing and the one that rains down fireballs is pretty sick too.