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GC08: Images of Arma 2

GC08: Images of Arma 2

Bohemia Interactive, the developers of Operation Flashpoint, released these images of Arma 2. The game is planned to be released early next year on PC, while console versions are planned to be released at a later stage.


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Commented on 2008-08-22 13:06:30
Looks good. But if I really had to be nitpicking I would say the character models are what brings it down, just a notch. The environments and the render engine in general looks top.
Commented on 2008-08-22 13:13:57
Nice ass. That's all I can say.
Commented on 2008-08-22 13:17:30
Oh, f*ck yhea!
Commented on 2008-08-22 14:28:59
Yes please.

Bohemia produce the very definition of open world games.
Commented on 2008-08-22 14:40:38
I guess that 8th screenshot had been taken off from COD4 ;]
Commented on 2008-08-22 15:13:47
I read "marines".... will it have ships and stuff?
Commented on 2008-08-22 16:28:25
Does an aircraft carrier count? ;)
Commented on 2008-08-22 17:59:30
environments look great, although there seems to be a lack of shadows cast from trees? which makes it all look a little flat, but that could be due to being so high up? either way it looks pretty nice. but im with BooM on this one...character models are pretty crappy.
Commented on 2008-08-22 19:43:04
1rst pic..that guy has some weird eyes o0
Commented on 2008-08-22 21:19:19
Picture #1 FTW
Commented on 2008-08-22 21:49:16
hahahahaha picture 1 is just absolutely the number 1 picture :D

that's great stuff from the guys at bohemia! I'm loving every single glanse of it
Commented on 2008-08-23 00:30:54
hahahah pic 1, that black guy was totally checkin out her ass a second ago :D
Commented on 2008-08-23 02:07:16
who the hell did that absurd photoshop job with the guns' models???????!!!!
Commented on 2008-08-23 04:09:50 In reply to mt_sabao
Posted by mt_sabao
who the hell did that absurd photoshop job with the guns' models???????!!!!
i think photoshop is being generous, that looks like its been done in paint.
Commented on 2008-08-23 07:20:52 In reply to mt_sabao
Looking good, nice and subtle filtering and lighting is solid if a little flat.
Posted by mt_sabao
who the hell did that absurd photoshop job with the guns' models???????!!!!
They were probably transparent PNGs, photoshop, etc, don't save colour info for the fully transparent parts of pngs, so it goes black. Remove the alpha when converting it to a jpeg and you get that sort of uglyness.
Commented on 2008-08-23 11:42:35
Yes the originals are png's with transparent backgrounds :)
Commented on 2008-08-25 11:22:16
And when it relies on box/ps3?
Commented on 2008-08-25 15:32:04 In reply to CEZARR
Posted by CEZARR
And when it relies on box/ps3?
They haven't announced anything unfortunately (more than it's coming).

About the game
  • Arma 2
  • PC, X360, PS3
  • French release: 2009


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    Tiz @GriftGFX: It really depends how they approach it. If you can upgrade your ship, crew etc to navigate more dangerous parts of the sea then it will be a dangling carrot scenario. (2 Hours ago)
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    Tiz Also, like the Division you have to cash in the loot before people steal it for themselves. The Division ran into the problem of just allowing anyone in the instances. (2 Hours ago)
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    GriftGFX And like.. what's the purpose of the loot itself. (2 Hours ago)
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    Tiz @GriftGFX: I feel like what the loot is will determine the way people play. Will there be the standard common to Legendary loot? Will some loot be harder to navigate to, if so, will it be worth it? (2 Hours ago)
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