PS3 Friday, September 22, 2006 | 7:25 AM

TGS06: Motorstorm gameplay

TGS06: Motorstorm gameplay

MotorStorm is of course at Sony's booth, with a brand new build and finally a new track to race on. This game is really beautiful, especially the lighting, but IMHO something's very wrong with the actual speed sensation.
Update: I've just received some very interesting informations. The build used today at the TGS is indeed faulty and too slow. A new fixed build should be available tomorrow and we will of course do our best to do some new videos!

TGS06: Gameplay Showfloor
Download: AVI

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Commented on 2006-09-22 08:03:22
I don't quite understand how all of these are looking worse everytime I see them... maybe it's because the show lighting is different? =/
Commented on 2006-09-22 08:13:12
Cam footage never does a game much justice. There is a new HD direct-feed trailer with the same track floating around...that would probably be better.
Commented on 2006-09-22 09:24:30 In reply to Drew
Posted by Drew
I don't quite understand how all of these are looking worse everytime I see them... maybe it's because the show lighting is different? =/
I don't quite understand how this can look worse to you than the gameplay videos previously shown. I think this looks absolutely fantastic. The lightning effects are superb and I can't find anything else to complain about than the somewhat unstable framerate. I think that with some vehicles the sense of speed is good enough (that red & white car, for example), although some looked really slow. Still, I don't think this is even meant to be like F-Zero on wheels.

And of course the gameplay probably looks worse than it actually is because the ones playing it haven't played Motorstorm before and are not completely at home with the controls & handling of the vehicles.
Commented on 2006-09-22 12:06:19
I like the new HUD. The graphics are very nice too.
Commented on 2006-09-22 12:15:10
like this alot, to bad with the slow build cause it looks real boring at those speeds! :P
Commented on 2006-09-22 13:17:12
this looks nice enough, nothing amazing tho, also the LOD clipping on grass and the like is crap, i was hoping that would be something that got fixed this gen with 360/ps3, but so far no go, surely there is a better way of LODing thats more seemless, really ruins the effect of enviroments in games
Commented on 2006-09-22 19:05:05
Terrible. Just Terrible.

You'd think that with that level of graphics you could at least get some sense of speed. This game is nowhere near the level of detail we see in games like PGR3 - and yet it still runs so slow.

Maybe it's all the physics, but come on - I rather have a game that moves faster.
Commented on 2006-09-23 04:12:08
boring and slow , needs more speed and a bunch of liars , this doesnt reach the target video , no buy.

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