Trailer PC Xbox 360 PS3

Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood was released last week, and Techland takes the opportunity to hype the games' engine; Chrome Engine 4 is here shown in a video titled Living Environment.

catfish
catfish
Commented on 2009-07-06 17:08:03
reminds me of crysis, very cool
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Jollipop
Jollipop
Commented on 2009-07-06 18:00:19
Looks very nice, would love to see an MMO with graphics like these.
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mykmarian
mykmarian
Commented on 2009-07-06 18:06:53
Good God good
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blmbox
blmbox
Commented on 2009-07-06 18:14:37
Crikey... that is one impressive engine. I'd love to see a 3rd-person medieval action game made using this.
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nostradamus
nostradamus
Commented on 2009-07-06 18:20:33
One thing that Cryengine 2 has over this in the pure pratical aspect, is that it has shown a great diversity of locations and enviromental variations, this one has not.
It will probably power Dead Island, but the scenarios wont't differ that much too.

Very pleasing to the eyes, though.
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Baleur
Baleur
Commented on 2009-07-06 18:34:33
Looks technically nice, but not really "beautiful". imo.
Every Cryengine is like, technological perfection, but totally lacking any art or actual beauty.
The only exception is Aion, since its built on the Cryengine. And looks damn beautiful thanks to art design.

I hope this engine gets sold to some asian devs as well, they would do wonders with it. But as for Crytek, they are masters of technology, but not in art.
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Ronsauce
Ronsauce
Commented on 2009-07-06 18:40:59 In reply to Baleur
Posted by Baleur
But as for Crytek, they are masters of technology, but not in art.
What are you basing that on? They've made a few games that were more realism-based with respect to graphics, so they weren't able to take as many artistic liberties with certain things. Also, the art on some of the less realistic things like the suit in Crysis is fucking awesome.
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Doom_Bringer - I have terrible taste
Doom_Bringer
Commented on 2009-07-06 18:43:33
Impressive engine, looks very beautiful and I just love the dof effects. But it pales in comparison to Cry Engine 2 simply because of the amount of physics being pushed in CE2.
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Frozpot
Frozpot
Commented on 2009-07-06 19:04:16 In reply to Ronsauce
Posted by Ronsauce
What are you basing that on? They've made a few games that were more realism-based with respect to graphics, so they weren't able to take as many artistic liberties with certain things. Also, the art on some of the less realistic things like the suit in Crysis is fucking awesome.
Completely agree. If you look at Crytek's design from a realistic point of view, then they are spot on. Anyway, this is surely a nice engine, but I do wonder about physics and more complex lighting( like in an urban or indoor setting).
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Trebby
Trebby
Commented on 2009-07-06 19:24:44
This is looking to be quite exciting! The spider really impressed be, the rest is also very impressive but not as impressive as the spider part as this is one very small animal, hence a detail in the environment. While we already saw tons of other games which have birds and moving water.
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teh_d00d
teh_d00d
Commented on 2009-07-06 19:32:27
farcry 3, from africa to the rockies :)
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nhing
nhing
Commented on 2009-07-06 19:36:03
Looks impressive engine.^__^ I think it doesn't like Cry engine, Because this engine it might be stress at far environment like farcry. they're used 2d maping at the far mountain. But it's looks very nice. ^0^
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Enkeixpress
Enkeixpress
Commented on 2009-07-06 21:15:15
Holy.. Thats it, I'm buying this game ASAP!

I'm a graphics whore, this will keep me drooling like 4EVA!
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INDIGO
INDIGO
Commented on 2009-07-06 22:59:03
Impressive.

Wish it was for an RPG though.
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michaelob
michaelob
Commented on 2009-07-06 23:19:35
So does Call of Juarez Bound in Blood look anything like this? If so, I might actually have to consider getting it. I also would love to see an Elder Scrolls style game with this engine. Or maybe even a Ghost Recon style tactical shooter. Looks really good imo.
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trey4life
trey4life
Commented on 2009-07-07 00:08:45
Very nice. The Techland intro is pleasing as well.

One thing I noticed is Call of Juarez is really well optimized (on PC at least). Their PS3 tech needs a little work.
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Bakutheswede
Bakutheswede
Commented on 2009-07-07 00:27:16 In reply to michaelob
Posted by michaelob
So does Call of Juarez Bound in Blood look anything like this?
Call of juarez looks just as pretty as this tech demo in some places, and it's a pretty damn good game too ;)
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Tinks
Tinks
Commented on 2009-07-07 00:37:16
Call of Juarez looks nowhere near the quality of this video, but that may just be me
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michaelob
michaelob
Commented on 2009-07-07 01:48:41 In reply to Bakutheswede
Posted by Bakutheswede
Call of juarez looks just as pretty as this tech demo in some places, and it's a pretty damn good game too ;)
Is that on PC, or console? I would be getting the console version, as my PC is a tad weak.
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phreakinpher
phreakinpher
Commented on 2009-07-07 04:42:02 In reply to michaelob
Posted by michaelob
Or maybe even a Ghost Recon style tactical shooter.
Oh yes. A tactical shooter in the dense forest would be incredible. MGS series attempted a bit of that in parts of 3&4, but their engine couldn't handle foliage like this. Hunting/hiding would be awesome in this environment. Any word on whether CoJ: BiB has this type of game play along the way? Or is it purely a straight forward shooter?
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Acert93 - Mr. Bad Cop
Acert93
Commented on 2009-07-07 05:40:22
Looks nice, I suppose the video was the PC version?
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Doctor_Hades
Doctor_Hades
Commented on 2009-07-07 08:49:08 In reply to Acert93
Posted by Acert93
Looks nice, I suppose the video was the PC version?
Probably but it had the draw distance extended quite a bit because I'm playing Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood at the moment on my PC on maximum settings with 8X AA at 1680x1050 and the game shows a lot of pop up on rocks, fence posts and other objects as well as some very noticeable level of detail transitions (where objects use more detailed models and textures as you approach them). I never saw any of those issues in that video.

The annoying thing is that my PC is more than capable of handling a longer draw distance because without V-Sync it runs at over 100 fps and with V-Sync it never, NEVER drops below 60 fps.
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Driftwood - Dictateur en chef
Driftwood
Commented on 2009-07-07 08:55:59 In reply to Tinks
Posted by Tinks
Call of Juarez looks nowhere near the quality of this video, but that may just be me
Play chapter 10 and 11 and then reconsider what you said.
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INDIGO
INDIGO
Commented on 2009-07-07 09:19:20
Doctor_Hades

See if there is a .ini file somewhere in the game install directory. You might be able to increase LOD distances by modifying it if there is one. I edited the hell out of my Oblivion ini file. Some graphical features had even been locked out entirely (probably too unstable at launch). Sometimes you get lucky and find all sorts of settings that you can't even find in the advanced display options in-game. Just be sure to keep a copy of the unedited file somewhere in case you mess something up.
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doopher
doopher
Commented on 2009-07-07 16:32:10
the dust effect on the ground looks cheap and silly. but the rest, dang it. :)
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