X360, PS3, PC Tuesday, May 15, 2007 | 8:52 AM

Team Fortress 2 Teaser

Team Fortress 2 Teaser

Valve released this nice teaser for Team Fortress 2 presenting the Heavy Weapon Guy and his lovely gun. It's too bad it doesn't actually show the game, but it's still entertaining.


Heavey Weapon Guy (MP4)
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Heavey Weapon Guy

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Commented on 2007-05-15 09:10:31
cool
Commented on 2007-05-15 09:13:32
That was freakin' hilarious! This game cannot come out soon enough.
Commented on 2007-05-15 10:49:30
Loved it, thanks for this :)
Commented on 2007-05-15 10:59:13
Check this video out, shows some of the other chars:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJtzK2oyjAA
Commented on 2007-05-15 11:02:52 In reply to rob230
That video's been up here already lol
Posted by rob230
Check this video out, shows some of the other chars:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJtzK2oyjAA
Anyways, the video was very good, im only buying the orange pack for TF2 >_< I CANT WAIT!
Commented on 2007-05-15 11:20:12
Excellent. Valve could give pixar a run for their money.
Commented on 2007-05-15 11:20:34
NICE WEE VIDEO
Commented on 2007-05-15 11:29:43
the facial animation is really awesome!!
Commented on 2007-05-15 11:40:11 In reply to MunkyMagic
Posted by MunkyMagic
Excellent. Valve could give pixar a run for their money.
Agreed. Its still the source engine aswell isnt it?
Commented on 2007-05-15 12:20:31
Haha "Cry Some More! "

Looks great, the faces are starting to look more lifelike (despite the obvious extragerated shape) but everything else stays rather cartoony, like the barrel flashes =/
Commented on 2007-05-15 12:26:35
woohoo, finally some more team fortress 2 footage! I hope Valve will show some more from Half-Life 2 Orange Box soon.
Commented on 2007-05-15 13:39:45
haha, that was a nice little vid. Shows the mind of the heavy weapons dude really well. Loved it.

Can't wait for the game. It's bound to be extremely succesful IMO...
Commented on 2007-05-15 14:03:04
Really cool video. It would be really great if Valve will make more videos presenting other characters
Commented on 2007-05-15 15:28:20 In reply to Nit3m4re
Posted by Nit3m4re
Agreed. Its still the source engine aswell isnt it?
Yeah, all pre-rendered though.

http://www.bit-tech.net/gaming/2005/12/09/source_f...
Commented on 2007-05-15 15:53:53
One of my most anticipated games in years. Absolutely love the style and the gameplay should be great. Very funny trailer/teaser, hopefully we get one of these every week or so until the game is released. This game needs a LOT of exposure if it hopes to survive the Halo/GTA landslide in fall, as well as the glut of FPS titles (Bioshock, Medal of Honor, Brother in Arms, The Darkness, Unreal Tournament 3, The Club, Army of Two, Battlefield Bad Company, Mass Effect, etc) as well as a lot of good titles in general. This should rank in the top 3 FPS in quality, so lets hope it gets the hype it needs.
Commented on 2007-05-15 16:07:00
will be getting this, looks like it will fun game...
Commented on 2007-05-15 16:20:32
one of the best character designs I have seen in the game since HL
Commented on 2007-05-15 16:28:48 In reply to BooMMooB
Posted by BooMMooB
haha, that was a nice little vid. Shows the mind of the heavy weapons dude really well. Loved it.

Can't wait for the game. It's bound to be extremely succesful IMO...
yes, the whole game is. don't know if this is what it'll look like in-game though, maybe this is slightly enhanced


do you know what one of the funniest things is about this video (apart from the guys facial expressions hehe)? the box that says "fragile ^UP" is the wrong way around :P
Commented on 2007-05-15 17:08:24
this is in-game footage. Just watch the footage shown of the game on the 1up show, and tell me if you see any difference except the HUD
Commented on 2007-05-15 18:15:04
emotaku [japanese translation: em(o)freak] Yes, what you see in the link is prerendered, what you see in this video, is not. Don't care if anybody claims it pre-rendered, since I know it's not. [at least the game looks exactly like this while running.]
Commented on 2007-05-15 20:55:47
It's real-time.

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We are pleased to announce that the next generation of facial animation technology for Source will be released in Team Fortress 2. By leveraging the rapid pace of advancement in PC graphics, videogames can now match and actually surpass the facial animation used in feature film and broadcast television production. We've released a video of this real-time, in-game, in-engine facial animation in action in support of ATI's launch of the Radeon HD 2000 series. By running entirely on the GPU of the videocard, the facial animation not only looks dramatically better, but frees up the CPU to perform other tasks like physics or AI.

This technology is available to all Source engine licenses as well as MODs based on those games.
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http://ve3d.ign.com/articles/788/788389p1.html
Commented on 2007-05-15 23:32:05
LOL, gotta love this game, had mad fun with it many many years back as the mod but this can't be anything else then just win :)
Commented on 2007-05-16 00:16:02 In reply to Acert93
Posted by Acert93
One of my most anticipated games in years. Absolutely love the style and the gameplay should be great. Very funny trailer/teaser, hopefully we get one of these every week or so until the game is released. This game needs a LOT of exposure if it hopes to survive the Halo/GTA landslide in fall, as well as the glut of FPS titles (Bioshock, Medal of Honor, Brother in Arms, The Darkness, Unreal Tournament 3, The Club, Army of Two, Battlefield Bad Company, Mass Effect, etc) as well as a lot of good titles in general. This should rank in the top 3 FPS in quality, so lets hope it gets the hype it needs.
It's going to get a lot of attention on the PC side of things I think. The PC space will be getting a landslide of FPS's soon as well.. but we're still sorta in the calm before the storm. The franchise history/namesake should also help it do well on PC I think.

You have a loose definition of FPS though. Army of Two, The Club, and especially Mass Effect don't really fit into the same genre imo. Especially when you consider that this is a multiplayer only type experience.. and Mass Effect is an RPG :)
Commented on 2007-05-16 04:13:23
hahahaha, that's amazing. I cant wait to see the trailers for the other chrs.
Commented on 2007-05-16 05:45:37
Valve can do no wrong. These guys get it. I love games with a sense of humour too. I hope we get a trailer like this for every chr. Go Valve!
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