The arrival of Xbox 720 and PS4 is just around the corner (probably in late 2013, however not officially confirmed, but as rumored by many gaming sites and others). Graphics and Visuals are two important aspect of gaming world, and it is expected that these departments will see a massive makeover and significant improvements with next generation games for Xbox 720 and PS4.
But there's one bitter truth that consoles gamers are currently living with i.e "PC gaming is way way ahead of console gaming". This saying is indeed a Universal Truth because there are plenty of PC games that already look like next generation games. So we have listed below Six PC Games That Gave Glimpse of Next Generation Graphics.
Check out the list, and let us know in the comment section below, Do you agree with the list or not?. Also let us know any other PC games you want us to add in the list below (along with a valid reason).
DICE's Battlefield 3 tasted a massive success, however due to low frame rate issues on consoles, the game doesn't do a true visual and graphics justice. But on a perfect and high end gaming PC, Battlefield 3 is BEAST to watch out for with smooth and perfect animations, detailed environments and never felt before gameplay experience.
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
The original game in The Witcher franchise was not that impressive, but CD Projekt RED came back strong with a spectacular and astonishing looking The Witcher 2: Assasssin's of Kings. It was one of the best RPGs of 2011, and one of the top most features of the game was graphics and over visuals. You the watch out the intro sequence of The Witcher 2 below, it just looks astonishing.
Batman: Arkham City
Batman: Arkham City from Rocksteady was powered by Unreal Engine, and was one of the first major game to support DX11 and full tessellation support. The console port of Batman: Arkham City was locked at 30 FPS, but PC port was free of these restriction, as a result on a decent PC gaming machine Arkham City is a visual treat.
Far Cry 3
The trend of innovation continues with Far Cry series. When the original game in the franchise was released, it was one of the best looking game ever on PC, and now the latest installment Far Cry 3 is sight to behold. To experience the visual and graphics power of Far Cry 3, just adjust game's setting to MAX (on a decent gaming PC).
Now this one is something special because here we have listed an entire series, yes and it's none other than Crysis franchise. This one series re-defined the term a perfect gaming hardware, and as Crysis 3 release is just around the corner expect a brand new definition of perfect PC gaming hardware once more.
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
The beauty of Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim doesn't come straight away from Bethesda, its community mods which gives a perfect finishing touch to this awesome game. High resolution texture mod, graphical filters, animations and more make Skyrim one of the best looking games ever, and as mention above all thanks to dedicated Skyrim modding community.
CD Projekt RED has released a new video footage from this year's GamesCom, showcasing for the very first time REDKit in action. REDKit is a long-awaited editor of the PC version of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings.
CD Projekt RED has announced mod tools for PC version of The Witcher 2: Assassin's of Kings. The developer confirmed that it will be available soon to gamers for free of cost.
In a press release, CD Projekt Red said the firm will be attending upcomning gaming event GamesCom 2012 which is schedule to take place in Cologne, Germany next week. At the event the company will be hosting few closed doors exclusive media presentation showcasing REDkit.
For gamers who are unaware, REDkit is set of tools for modders which will allow any gamer to create their own content for the PC version of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings.
Release date for REDkit is expected to be announced at GamesCom 2012.
CD Projekt RED has commented on a recent multiplayer ad discovered on firm's official website. The developer behind popular The Witcher franchise said that they believe that there’s still a lot of space for innovation in the RPG genre.
In a recent interview to Eurogamer, CD Projekt Red Marketing head Michal Platkow-Gilewski said the firm has not yet decided on the project successful applicant will work on.
"As for the job ad: this post should be named Multiplayer/Online Programmer. I don’t want to comment on what this guy will create, it’s way too early.
We want to bring to the team someone experienced in this field to evaluate our concepts and ideas. He will be one of backbone elements of our R&D. We believe that there’s still a lot of space for innovation in the RPG genre. At this stage of our games’ development, we want to explore all possible directions, check what would be cool, what’s feasible and – always the most important for us – what suits our games the best."
You guys can check out full details of this new multiplayer job ad at CD Projekt RED HERE.
CD Projekt Red has just announced that The Witcher franchise (i.e The Witcher and The Witcher 2: Assassin's of Kings) has sold over FOUR million units worldwide.
On this tremondous achievement, Adam Badowski, head of CD Projekt RED studio said, "I’m still amazed with the result we have achieved with The Witcher franchise,"
Many gamers on many platforms have been drawn to the vivid and complex world we have created. In the gaming world summer means a lot of great, hot deals. So if you still don’t own the game look out for both retail and digital special offers.
“The Witcher and The Witcher 2 are great, robust RPGs, that every true gamer should own.
The Witcher 2: Assassin's of Kings is schedule to launch on MAC later this year, it will arrive in Japan on August 23 for Xbox 360.
CD Projekt RED has released the Enhanced Edition 10GB patch for The Witcher 2. The patch is available for pre-load for PC gamers who own copy of The Witcher 2.
The developer has said, "The Enhanced Edition will be available for Xbox and PC in almost a week, but many of our fans just can’t wait to play it. For all those, who want to start playing the new content as soon as possible we have prepared a pre-download option. You can start downloading most of the 10 GB update now and just add the remaining files on the 17th. This way you can start enjoying the 4 hours of additional gameplay, 35 minutes of new cinematics and other improvements the moment they are released. Please read all the instructions concerning the pre-download to make the process as smooth as possible. We hope you’ll dive deep into the content we prepared"
Be one of the first to play The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings in its most plentiful edition – start your pre-download now!
HOW TO ACCESS THE PRE-DOWNLOAD UPDATE:
Click HERE to access the pre-downloader and run it.
Carefully read and follow the instructions in the pre-downloader.
3. Do not change the directory of the downloaded files until you update your game. Be sure that the additional files, you will download after the 17th of April will be saved in the same directory.