X360, PS3 Tuesday, August 15, 2006 | 3:19 AM

More on The Outsider

More on The Outsider

David Braben (co-creator of the "Elite" series) is ambitious about his next big production.
Here goes the official info: The President has been assassinated, Washigton DC is under martial law, and ex-CIA operative John Jameson is the most wanted man alive. Framed for a crime he didn't commit, he finds himself fleeing from the might of the US Government.


The Outsider - mute teaser
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Commented on 2006-08-15 17:12:56
Looks Interesting. Nice story. THATS ALL I CAN SAY.
Commented on 2006-08-15 17:14:54
looks very good graphically, if not a little bland with fairly dull environments, but i guess this doesnt really show much yet. Is this a third person shooter?
Commented on 2006-08-15 17:54:12
I cant say much. The Video is soo short and there is no sound. It's not even a 1MB trailer.
Commented on 2006-08-15 18:47:06
Why does this game look so finished, even though it's still in development? This is proof that some of the developers take their games seriously while others hope to make a quick dollar by releasing crap to some irresponsible buyer. You don't have to be the most reknown developer to make a potential triple A title.
Commented on 2006-08-15 20:13:56
Yes by seeing a few screenshots of a game and watching a 10 second trailer you can tell if a game is finished or not.
Commented on 2006-08-15 20:41:31
Well somebody's been watching 24.;) Scenes are probably pre-rendered.
Commented on 2006-08-15 21:11:11
"only" for PS3?
Commented on 2006-08-15 21:12:20 In reply to KillaCrow
Damn, now I like that story. This game looks fantastic BTW, good stuff.
Commented on 2006-08-15 22:29:03
It isn't actually....It's usually the other way around (titles for both PS3 and X360 appear as X360 exclusives) so it's odd to see this mistake.

Anyway comments on this game: Too many clones in one screen!!
What is this TWIN TOWN??

Or maybe it's related to the story...They really should give us some idea on gameplay and more on the story.
Commented on 2006-08-15 23:16:07 In reply to antena
Posted by antena
It isn't actually....It's usually the other way around (titles for both PS3 and X360 appear as X360 exclusives) so it's odd to see this mistake.

Anyway comments on this game: Too many clones in one screen!!
What is this TWIN TOWN??

Or maybe it's related to the story...They really should give us some idea on gameplay and more on the story.
I never said it was PS3 or even X360 exclusive, where did you see that? O_o
This game is to be released on both game consoles, so there will be no jalous ;)
And about the clone aspect, I personnally think of it as a way to reduce the memory comsuption on the hardware, look at the number of objects in the scene, if it was to run on a PC, then at least 1 Go of RAM + 256 MB of DRAM would be necessary to render at this 720p resolution.
Commented on 2006-08-15 23:17:54 In reply to Eddy186
Posted by Eddy186
I cant say much. The Video is soo short and there is no sound. It's not even a 1MB trailer.
It is not a trailer, it is only a glimpse at the game visuals in movement ;)
Commented on 2006-08-16 01:38:44
Well, I like the idea of the game a lot. Kind of Clancy-esque. And looks beautiful. Hope it turns out good.
Commented on 2006-08-16 01:54:23
Haha that scare almost made me think about pre ordering PS3.
Commented on 2006-08-16 03:11:07
The choice of the president getting assassinated, or becoming a giant on-the-run mech, destroying everything in his path... Hmm. I choose the latter:

http://www.gamevideos.com/video/id/4987

:-)

Seriously though looks good. Animation looks a bit stiff but otherwise.
Commented on 2006-08-16 07:03:29 In reply to xp1988
Posted by xp1988
Yes by seeing a few screenshots of a game and watching a 10 second trailer you can tell if a game is finished or not.
That was put so nicely.

I like the promo pictures, but I don't see anything outstanding in the 3 seconds that really showed the game.
Commented on 2006-08-16 10:09:00
Looks huge and open ended.

Story sounds good, if the game can nail the tense and chase feel..i'm sold
Commented on 2006-08-17 04:18:06
Dear 'altares', with this news not being published on the Xboxyde, one might get the idea that this is PS3 exclusive.
A bit late and pointless reply but incase you read it you see how that assumption can be made.
Commented on 2006-08-19 14:52:14 In reply to xp1988
Posted by xp1988
Yes by seeing a few screenshots of a game and watching a 10 second trailer you can tell if a game is finished or not.
He said it 'looks' finished. As in, these screens and the short movie could pass for being from the finished, released game.

I think it looks good. Its the most believeable non-real DC i've seen. The lighting and shadowing is very good. But the draw distance does seem fairly short in places. Only 500 metres or so in pic 5 before it blurs out into a background texture.
Commented on 2006-08-20 10:27:04
If the trailer is realtime I'll faint

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