VIDEO | X360, PS3, PC Wednesday, September 30, 2009 | 8:56 AM

Avatar: 2 videos

Avatar: 2 videos

Ubisoft released these two videos of Avatar showing some of the things that will happen during the day in the game.

Day trailer
Walkthrough #1

All comments

Commented on 2009-09-30 09:29:17
Looks very pretty if a bit unoriginal since it looks like a mish-mash of Crysis, Halo and Gears of War stylistically. There's also the usual Ubisoft screen tear in there too which is disappointing to see if not altogether unsurprising since that is clearly the price for having such lush visuals in the first place. Still pretty though.

Is this game coming out on the PC too?
Commented on 2009-09-30 09:58:01
You do realize that the art style has nothing to do with the games you mentioned, and everything to do with the art direction of the actual film, right? It's unavoidable that if you have your setting in a jungle, then trees will look like trees etc etc, such is the world that Pandora is set in.
Commented on 2009-09-30 10:17:04
Looks like Lost Planet... but anyway looks great.
Commented on 2009-09-30 11:06:03
The game will be bad, that's just how it is. KotOR, Arkham Asylum, Riddick and Goldeneye were good because they were inspired concepts with movie IP's draped over the top.

This, however, is another movie IP with game ideas thrown at it. It might be an okay cashin game, but not worth buying unless you've played everything else already. You kids getting hyped for it are going to be dissapointed.

That said, the movie looks pretty bad too, which is disappointing because I'm a massive fan of James Cameron. I think he's finally succumbed to George Lucas syndrome, more money than imagination.
Commented on 2009-09-30 11:33:28
Agree with Fenrir. Another thing is the clipping in the game. A game with this kind on enviroments and vegetation should reflect that when characters run through it. Now they just run like there is no obstacles besides big trees. A minor detail, but other games pull it of.
Commented on 2009-09-30 12:32:34
It looks good graphics wise (thanks to the CryEngine2). But the gameplay looks just the same as Lost Planet to be honest. I have no idea what this so called 'experience' is supposed to be the devs and Cameron were talking about. Nothing more than a generic TPS imo.
Commented on 2009-09-30 17:37:58
CryEngine2? If it is, it doesn't look anything like it to me :P Personally, I think this looks pretty weak on all fronts. Shame on them if they really have been working on it for three years. I really hope the story is interesting and they keep you engaged with a clear sense of direction. Right now the gameplay looks extremely generic...
Commented on 2009-09-30 19:44:48
Not impressed by any margin. Reminds me of the last Turok, and yeah...that's a bad thing.

About the game
  • Avatar
  • PC, X360, PS3
  • Published by Ubisoft
  • Developed by Ubisoft
  • French release: Available
  • US release: Available


What's up?
  • KORNdog
    KORNdog I'm guessing this is a reaction to the backlash. or the cloud MP mode isn't finished. Kick in the balls for the x launch though. (37 minutes ago)
  • KORNdog
    KORNdog Crackdown delayed to 2018. Hopefully they make it look fun (39 minutes ago)
  • Loakum
    Loakum @MikeManiac61: I don't know why folks post spoilers either. Some people are dicks. (51 minutes ago)
  • MikeManiac61
    MikeManiac61 @Loakum: Thanks for that. Haven't watched GOT in awhile and I'm catching up on it. Don't know why people feel the need to post spoilers. (56 minutes ago)
  • Loakum
    Loakum And yes the warning is for Game of Thrones season 7 episode 6 MASSIVE spoilers on youtube. (1 Hour ago)
  • Loakum
    Loakum Warning: Episode 6 has leaked and youtube is posting clips and spoiler thumbnails. Pause your history search or avoid youtube. (1 Hour ago)
  • Tinks
    Tinks @KORNdog: next they'll VR you cleaning a bathroom and you can use your plunger to defeat approaching evil paper rolls (1 Hour ago)
PreviousNext
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)
PreviousNext
Top stories