Published on 1st February 2011 by
Originally Posted by lacunaQuote:Doom 3 was terrible.
Although apparently better than HL2, as per your article last year: http://www.bit-tech.net/gaming/pc/2010/02/18/your-favourite-game-was-rubbish/3
Doom 3 was terrible.
Originally Posted by Pete JHeh, last time I say this I swear:
FORCE VSYNC THROUGH THE DRIVERS!
Originally Posted by AyrtoI think the point some were making is, usually DX9 screams port...whether that's fair or not.. DX10 and better still DX11, at least suggest they've really spent some time on the PC version, not treating it as some after thought, once the version developed to run on crappy(by PC standards) console HW is completed.
PC fans will have to wait for DICE with their planned Battlefield 3 reveal on March1st, to see if a major game built on DX11, featuring things like DX11 multithreading (if drivers ever come), tessellation, native 64 bit support, etc. can really raise the bar. It used to be the case that the games forced upgrades. Games coming out with DX9 in 2011 can never do that and you know this before you even play them.
The lighting is incredible though, in the first game too. Iirc, they apparently had experts from the movie world. They used a specially developed deferred lighting mesh?? Imho, DS's lighting was to that game, what those superb water effects were to Bioshock.
Originally Posted by MraedisI don't know about you, but I dislike having to force something through drivers for something basic such as the controls to work properly...
Originally Posted by tozsamSeems like comparing the Alien film with aliens 2. The first was die-hard horror, the second was more action oriented.
Originally Posted by Neat69I picked up DS in the steam sale, and played it for about 2 hours before the horrible controls, like a lot of console ports, forced me to give up on it.
I note a couple of people stating that the controls are better in DS2 so I may give it a go when it comes down in price a bit.
Originally Posted by popcornuk1983+1 to that!
I'm stuck at the very end boss. I have too little ammo, no health packs and I don't think I've upgraded my weapons enough. I might have to revert to an ealier save :( I've tried to defeat the boss about 50 times but always die!
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