GSY Video PS4 Xbox One Switch

We may not have been part of the lucky reviewers who were sent a copy of Starlink: Battle for Atlas, but a friend of ours went ot his local retailer and put his money down for the Switch version, which we quickly captured to share a bit of footage with you all. As you'll see, aliasing is pretty visible in dock mode, but the game seems to be smooth and the couple of planets we've seen look nice. In portable mode, the game looks better, but the small screen does not always make it easy to see things clearly, which bugged us a little bit during a puzzle (that we obviously didn't record as we were playing in handheld mode). In case you didn't know, the Switch version has a pretty big advantage over the PS4 and Xbox One versions as it features the Starfox crew.

MetalSphere
MetalSphere
Commented on 2018-10-15 21:51:55
I'll wait and see how the other versions of Starlink perform. Starfox isn't enough justification to get a handheld version of the game, unfortunately.
In reply to
Sdarts
Sdarts
Commented on 2018-10-15 21:54:56
This is one of those cases where you need to choose between visuals and performance or content. I know it has a lot of content, but the rest of the game suffers for it. I treat it the same as when someone buys the base game, but not the DLC expansion for it - for whatever reason. Of course, it's great to have additional content, but that depends entirely on what the person values most.

This is exactly like when some games have content exclusitivity deals with certain retailers or in certain editions. Like having an extra story arc with some missions + other bonuses like extra costumes in a Legendary or Ultimate edition, but you pay $20 more. Or in the case of retailers, you don't get a $10-30 discount you would get if you bought from another place.

I have watched both versions of the game here on Gamersyde, and the hit to quality would bother me a lot more while playing the rest of the game, than I would be pleased with the Star Fox content. But I'm not the biggest Star Fox fan, I'm sure that to some people that's the better version. But not for me.

I actually quite liked most of what I've seen of Starlink - minus the toys' gimmick, it looks great and it's the sort of genre that's been almost completely ignored by AAA developers - most of the ones that are being released, are indies like EverSpace, Star Citizen, etc. Even games like Ace Combat 7 are a dying breed, unfortunately.
In reply to
About the game
Platform
PS4 XBOXONE SWITCH
Published by
Ubisoft
Developed by
Ubisoft Toronto
Patreon

$233 of $400 per month

What's up?
  • nostradamus

    nostradamus playing Lunar: SSSC & Lunar 2 on my RetroBox ... [url] (2 Hours ago)

  • toelessfoot

    toelessfoot lol truly (1 Day ago)

  • MrWhite

    MrWhite That's some Star Trek shit. (1 Day ago)

  • MrWhite

    MrWhite the other amazing thing in that video is the use of the node tools that can just be plugged whilst in VR. You can imagine devs in the future building games in VR instead of on a monitor. (1 Day ago)

  • MrWhite

    MrWhite There's other videos showing it mapped to avatar eyes, and it's 1:1 movement. It even detects the size of the pupil and maps it to an object. (1 Day ago)

  • MrWhite

    MrWhite Yeah, you'd have thought Valve would have put that in there. eye tracking with those controllers would have made it a true next gen headset. (1 Day ago)

  • toelessfoot

    toelessfoot Once eye tracking gets utilized it'll quickly become a must have feature I think (1 Day ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)

Also on Gamersyde

How about we show you a bit of The Sinking City

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019
  • Driftwood

Our 4K videos of F1 2019 on PC

  • Friday, June 21, 2019
  • Driftwood

LEt's GO Horizon 4 4K videos

  • Friday, June 14, 2019
  • Driftwood