X360 Tuesday, August 30, 2005 | 11:27 AM

New game: Beginning of KISHIN

New game: Beginning of KISHIN

Famitsu.com put online these 3 images from the technical demo of a new japanese game for Xbox 360 called Beginning of KISHIN. The game should be unveiled completely during the TGS, but if these screens are really in realtime (and they should be), it's VERY impressive.
Update : Famitsu also says that they do not know if it is game footage or a CG movie from the game. It may not be a tech demo.
Update 2: This was a tech demo, but of a movie codec. So more than likely this is CG footage.


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Commented on 2005-08-30 11:47:25
Nice, but since it's a japanese preview and most of them are CG rendered because they like that stuff, i'll say CG preredered but guess what, we'll know at TGS in 2 weeks ! :)
Commented on 2005-08-30 12:38:36
It doesnt matter if its with CG,it could technically almost look like that.
Just look what Square-enix can press out of PS2.
its about getting right company...
Commented on 2005-08-30 13:04:01
Maybe it's a representation of what they "think will look like in the final game". ;) It's basically what most of the devs are saying who made pre-rendered trailers on PS3. It could be in-game, but without all the A.I, and Physics implemented.
Commented on 2005-08-30 13:14:50 In reply to vspectra06
Nah, it definitely looks like this was just a demo of the new codec compatible with 720p. So you can be 99% sure it's CG.
Commented on 2005-08-30 13:46:55
any idea on who's the developer of this game?
Commented on 2005-08-30 13:49:56 In reply to KnifeFace
Posted by KnifeFace
any idea on who's the developer of this game?
Nope
Commented on 2005-08-30 14:51:58
What ever it is, its nice to see more japanese game announced for the 360.
Commented on 2005-08-30 15:33:48
Im telling MS is not playing no games when will people wakke up and see that
Commented on 2005-08-30 18:50:19 In reply to tonto
Posted by tonto
What ever it is, its nice to see more japanese game announced for the 360.
I totally agree, I love my xbox, but it doesnt really have many good japanese games.
Commented on 2005-08-30 19:47:07
Kishin is not a game. This is a technical demonstration of CRI Middleware's Sofdec video codec for Microsoft Xbox 360.

http://www.cri-mw.co.jp
Commented on 2005-08-30 19:49:38 In reply to johnwbyrd
Posted by johnwbyrd
Kishin is not a game. This is a technical demonstration of CRI Middleware's Sofdec video codec for Microsoft Xbox 360.

http://www.cri-mw.co.jp
As far as I understood, it was a cinematic from the game, used a tech demo for the new Softdec HD.

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