DEVELOPER DIARY | X360, PS3, PC Thursday, August 5, 2010 | 4:30 PM

Mafia 2's technology

Mafia 2's technology

Here is the fourth dev diary for Mafia 2 sent by Take Two. This time it focuses on the technologies used in the game.

Dev Diary #4

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Commented on 2010-08-05 17:37:41
Nvidia only so fuck it ;/
Commented on 2010-08-05 17:50:01
No fuck it for those with nvidia, like me. Mohaha
Commented on 2010-08-05 19:01:28
Great diary. Thanks for the updates!
Commented on 2010-08-05 19:07:35 In reply to PolishGamer
Posted by PolishGamer
Nvidia only so fuck it ;/
It won't be that bad with ATI. The destruction is on all platforms. The PhysX and Apex will just add more debris, more detail, sparks, particle effects.
You can always add a dedicated GPU from nVidia with you ATI (at least if the driver and physx software that are required to play the game, can be modded by GenL).
Commented on 2010-08-05 19:37:05
I know it's not ideal, but can't PhysX be done by the CPU?
Commented on 2010-08-05 19:45:23 In reply to Viginti_Tres
Posted by Viginti_Tres
I know it's not ideal, but can't PhysX be done by the CPU?
Yes, it is possible, but you need a work around (or how do you say that in English), and it doesn't always work with every game.

http://forum.beyond3d.com/showthread.php?p=1332461
Commented on 2010-08-05 19:49:10 In reply to Fr0gg0
Posted by Fr0gg0
No fuck it for those with nvidia, like me. Mohaha
Apparently it bogs down performance so fuck it.
Commented on 2010-08-05 20:00:30
am getting this for sure, i love mob films. mafia 2 is looking excellent
Commented on 2010-08-06 05:59:20
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Commented on 2010-08-06 11:20:26
Damn I'm getting excited more and more every time i see a new video lol. 4 more days till demo.
Commented on 2010-08-06 11:34:01
For all their talking up of their tech, the facial animation is incredibly primitive. Little more than a handful of morph targets for the mouths.
Commented on 2010-08-06 18:09:40
but is it kinect compatible?
Commented on 2010-08-08 17:41:08 In reply to Skoll
@Skoll

My GTX 260 216 core is fantastic and even though it is still 2 years old it can still play the newest games on the highest settings. Don't be a hater.
Commented on 2010-08-09 01:19:41 In reply to FordGTGuy
Posted by FordGTGuy
@Skoll

My GTX 260 216 core is fantastic and even though it is still 2 years old it can still play the newest games on the highest settings. Don't be a hater.
Those cards are freaking great, though other than Metro and Crysis (and maybe Dirt2) there isn't a whole lot on the PC pushing technical boundaries.
That's fine with me though; the games still look awesome.
Commented on 2010-08-09 06:26:20 In reply to PlumbDrumb
Posted by PlumbDrumb
Those cards are freaking great, though other than Metro and Crysis (and maybe Dirt2) there isn't a whole lot on the PC pushing technical boundaries.
That's fine with me though; the games still look awesome.
And just for a benchmark my card can run both Crysis and Metro 2033 at max settings with full filters.

I love my GTX 260 and would love to have a 480.
Commented on 2010-08-11 02:46:32
Just played both the 360 and PS3 demo at the same time..One of the biggest differences ive ever seen between two console versions this entire gen. If you can make sure you get the 360 version
Commented on 2010-08-11 06:35:49 In reply to Xion4360
Posted by Xion4360
Just played both the 360 and PS3 demo at the same time...
Back in your cage, Carnie freak!
Commented on 2010-08-11 08:05:03 In reply to PlumbDrumb
lmao! XD

I have both systems hooked up to the same set so I just went back and forth between inputs.

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