X360, PS3 Monday, April 2, 2007 | 8:52 PM

Images of Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

Images of Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

Pandemic releases some new images of Mercenaries 2. The game seems to be coming along quite nicely, and we can't wait to see how big and destructible the world really is.


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Commented on 2007-04-02 21:08:49
erm, nice Xbox screenshots, wonder if 360 version will look much better :P

:D Hopefully maps are on scale of GTA
Commented on 2007-04-02 21:16:08 In reply to Zeuxis
Posted by Zeuxis
erm, nice Xbox screenshots, wonder if 360 version will look much better :P

:D Hopefully maps are on scale of GTA
Commented on 2007-04-02 21:16:20
Hope it will improve.... a LOT
Commented on 2007-04-02 22:25:27
Nothing on Xbox can come close to those graphics.
Commented on 2007-04-02 22:26:53
Some of the textures aren't there yet, but this is CLEARLY next-gen...
Commented on 2007-04-02 22:34:55
this is the most ridiculous character...ever! even pacman is better designed...
Commented on 2007-04-02 22:40:24 In reply to most_hated
Posted by most_hated
Nothing on Xbox can come close to those graphics.
I know, but it just doesn't look like a 360 next gen game, more like a Xbox1 port to Xbox360 made by lazy developers :P


sorry thats just how it looks to me :)

I do know that some of these games look better when in motion or from player view. Cinematic screenshots just make a mockery out of these graphics.

Anyways, I know I should shut it :P since I always say gameplay comes fist, but that doesn't meen that ugly looking game is ok... They should put some full screen filter on it or something, and desaturate those colours a bit.
Commented on 2007-04-02 23:01:23
they are still working on this....
Commented on 2007-04-02 23:03:50 In reply to Zeuxis
Posted by Zeuxis
I know, but it just doesn't look like a 360 next gen game, more like a Xbox1 port to Xbox360 made by lazy developers :P


sorry thats just how it looks to me :)

I do know that some of these games look better when in motion or from player view. Cinematic screenshots just make a mockery out of these graphics.

Anyways, I know I should shut it :P since I always say gameplay comes fist, but that doesn't meen that ugly looking game is ok... They should put some full screen filter on it or something, and desaturate those colours a bit.
Looks like a next-gen game to me. Look at the 3rd screen. I haven't seen a jungle look that good besides Crysis. The 1st screen reminds me of a GRAW multiplayer map, with much better graphics.

Its one thing to make an open world game with good graphics, but one thats FULLY destructible is an even harder thing to do. Lazy developers is certainly not the case here.
Commented on 2007-04-02 23:26:28
You guys should seriously watch this game in action. The destructability of environments is most impressive. And that jungle looks amazing in the 3rd image. Plus, controlling boats like in the 2nd picture, will be awesome.
Commented on 2007-04-02 23:46:48 In reply to most_hated
Posted by most_hated
Looks like a next-gen game to me. Look at the 3rd screen. I haven't seen a jungle look that good besides Crysis. The 1st screen reminds me of a GRAW multiplayer map, with much better graphics.

Its one thing to make an open world game with good graphics, but one thats FULLY destructible is an even harder thing to do. Lazy developers is certainly not the case here.
I guess Im harder to please ;)
Commented on 2007-04-02 23:56:18 In reply to most_hated
Posted by most_hated
Looks like a next-gen game to me. Look at the 3rd screen. I haven't seen a jungle look that good besides Crysis. The 1st screen reminds me of a GRAW multiplayer map, with much better graphics.
IIRC the jungle level in Perfect Dark Zero looks almost identical.
Commented on 2007-04-03 01:01:13
wow looks nothing close to an xbox game, smh at yall.
Commented on 2007-04-03 01:20:27 In reply to Zeuxis
Posted by Zeuxis
:D Hopefully maps are on scale of GTA
hyhyhyhy:D
Commented on 2007-04-03 01:27:22
Nothing game on XBOX1 nor any game this gen to date has produced a forest that looked that good.
Commented on 2007-04-03 01:27:40
i really don't understand how people can say these graphics aren't next gen. These are pretty good for a sandbox game. The lighting is pretty neat, especially in the forests. Not to mention the amount of destruction you can do.
Commented on 2007-04-03 01:38:27
i know the whole destructability of the game will rock

But visually i think it isn't that great
Commented on 2007-04-03 01:58:50 In reply to Zeuxis
Posted by Zeuxis
doesn't look like a 360 next gen game, more like a Xbox1 port to Xbox360 made by lazy developers :P
I agree.
Commented on 2007-04-03 05:11:22
You can't have huge, destructable environments AND Pixar-style graphics. It's just a matter of fact. This game happens to favor the former.
Commented on 2007-04-03 07:56:21
I hope you can pick your persona, like in the original. Because that guys looks as stupid as ever. He was lame in the first one and he is still lame in this one.
Commented on 2007-04-03 09:16:58
This game is coming along well, especially if its a sandbox game.
Commented on 2007-04-03 10:08:27 In reply to Zeuxis
Posted by Zeuxis
:D Hopefully maps are on scale of GTA
World in Mercenaries 2 will be as big as world in Mercs1, but it won't be separated into 2 areas this time.
Commented on 2007-04-03 11:14:18
Visuals remind me of perfect dark, just less shiney
Commented on 2007-04-03 14:40:57 In reply to szaromir
Posted by szaromir
World in Mercenaries 2 will be as big as world in Mercs1, but it won't be separated into 2 areas this time.
Wonga, they were massive in Mercs 1, except you couldn't see very far because of the 'fog of war' or something. I never really got a chance to explore the second area though.

I think it looks good enough, and if the destructabilty is there, I could care less how a building looks before I take a RL to it.
Commented on 2007-04-03 15:19:29
you must be blind if you think that looks like xbox game
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