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Wolves Evolve
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(05-22-2013, 05:39 AM)
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Didn't see this elsewhere, searched for years.

The footage of EA Sports' Ignite engine shown at today's Xbox One reveal event was pre-rendered using assets from Electronic Arts' next-gen FIFA, Madden, NBA Live and UFC games, says Andrew Wilson, executive vice president of EA Sports.

Asked whether snippets of real-time gameplay were featured in the teaser for FIFA 14, Madden NFL 25, NBA Live 14 and EA Sports UFC, Wilson said no and explained the reasoning behind its Xbox One showing.

"It was all pre-rendered," Wilson told Polygon. "Listen, we're not hiding behind that fact. This was an event that we've been planning for a number of months on a new platform. And what we wanted to do was use real game assets, so they're all real game assets, straight out of our game teams, but we had to get it into a format that would be usable in this style of event.

"What I'm really happy to say, though, is that our games right now are delivering on that, and in some cases more," Wilson said, "and we're going to show a lot more of that at E3 in a couple of weeks. And then by the time we get to launch, the sky's the limit of where we get to."

Wilson added that the pre-rendered footage of its four sports titles is "following where our games are going and certainly in line with what we're seeing in our games right now on console."

EA Sports Ignite will power the developer's future games, which EA says "will be alive with players who think, move and behave like real athletes and dynamic living worlds, transforming the way people play and experience games on next-gen consoles."



The hits keep on coming.
flippedb
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(05-22-2013, 05:40 AM)
So it was all CG, got it.
Zombie James
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(05-22-2013, 05:40 AM)
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Pre-rendered and it still looked like shit? Damn...
iNvid02
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"What we are about to show you is your first look at actual in game footage of our new sports line up for Xbox One"

"It was all pre-rendered," Wilson told Polygon. "Listen, we're not hiding behind that fact.

Dragon
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(05-22-2013, 05:41 AM)
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Didn't look that good to be honest.
Amir0x
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"What I'm really happy to say, though, is that our games right now are delivering on that, and in some cases more," Wilson said

God then just fucking show that! Why wait til E3? You guys were like one of the only game showcases of the Xbox One abomination! You had it to yourself! If your engine REALLY delivers on these promises, just friggin' show it!
Bsigg12
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(05-22-2013, 05:41 AM)
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Did anyone really expect anything different? Its EA, do you not remember the 2005 Madden render for the 360?
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(05-22-2013, 05:41 AM)
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#TeamCG
Iacobellis
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(05-22-2013, 05:41 AM)
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Yeah, Microsoft hasn't learned anything.
Chris_C
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(05-22-2013, 05:41 AM)
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Incredible. I mean. Just incredible.
demosthenes
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(05-22-2013, 05:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by iNvid02

Holy shit, LOL
Volotaire
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(05-22-2013, 05:41 AM)
Oh man
Corsick
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(05-22-2013, 05:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dragon

Didn't look that good to be honest.

The animations felt really wonky to me personally, it's what kind of killed my hype.

Also that Edge GIF is great.
Visualante2
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(05-22-2013, 05:41 AM)
Looked like a lot of Maya playblasts to me.
metalslimer
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(05-22-2013, 05:42 AM)
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It didn't even look that good and was at some weird angles that you won't even see in game.
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(05-22-2013, 05:42 AM)
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It was obvious to me that it was pre-rendered, and the fact that it really wasn't that impressive anyway was just hilarious.
androvsky
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(05-22-2013, 05:42 AM)
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Originally Posted by Amir0x

God then just fucking show that! Why wait til E3? You guys were like one of the only game showcases of the Xbox One abomination! You had it to yourself! If your engine REALLY delivers on these promises, just friggin' show it!

Maybe they didn't have time to scrub out the PS4 button prompts?
Loudninja
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(05-22-2013, 05:42 AM)
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Yeah I think this thing was rush to hell.
Pistolero
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(05-22-2013, 05:42 AM)
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If anybody thought that Madden sequence was realtime...well, shame on them!
Tesseract
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(05-22-2013, 05:42 AM)
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nextgen madden target neber foggets.
farisr
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(05-22-2013, 05:42 AM)
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So to show off realistic player movement that their new engine is capable of, they pre-render/fake everything that the engine was supposed to be handling. Makes sense.
AgentP
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(05-22-2013, 05:42 AM)
MS, trying to outdo Sony from 2005 I guess. Next up, $599.
Shalashaska161
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(05-22-2013, 05:42 AM)
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Just as I thought. It animated too weird for it to be in engine or in game or anything. Odd that they wouldn't show the real thing though.
Madness
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(05-22-2013, 05:42 AM)
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Just sad no NHL game was hinted at. The lockout really hurt sales of the last version. But they're really popular in Canada and hockey countries like Russia, Sweden, Finland etc.
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(05-22-2013, 05:42 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wolves Evolve



Originally Posted by iNvid02

I'm in tears! LOL!

I said in the cg or real thread I thought it was a target rendered video, so was I right?
UberTag
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(05-22-2013, 05:42 AM)
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Can't wait to hear what features are stripped out of these titles for launch so they can make the next-gen cut.
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(05-22-2013, 05:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by Zombie James

Pre-rendered and it still looked like shit? Damn...

My thoughts exactly. I thought for sure it was real time with how bad it looked.
Meelow
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(05-22-2013, 05:43 AM)
Who else noticed that it had a weird cartoony look to it?
BlazingDarkness
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(05-22-2013, 05:43 AM)
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Announce a console without actually showing any real games? That's one approach.
Bluekaveli
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(05-22-2013, 05:43 AM)
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NBA 14 looked like straight ass, I am not joking.
Duke Togo
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(05-22-2013, 05:43 AM)
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I laughed way too hard at the OP's picture.
Officerrob
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And it still didn't look very good
XANDER CAGE
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But it wasn't even good CG. That's what I don't get.
Zee-Row
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What more can possibly go wrong with this conference? Can they rebound at E3?
dragonflys545
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(05-22-2013, 05:43 AM)
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So it looks worst than that... HAHAHAHAHa it keeps coming.
Uncle Rupee
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You can't see fine-grain detail from the camera you play the game with, anyway.
Maybe in replays.
I think the best bet is to improve the animations, have way more of them, more organic shifts between them, and it seems they at least are working on that.
But sports will probably be the first to suffer from diminishing returns. They used to benefit greatly from each new generation, but it is definitely slowing down.
Trojita
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(05-22-2013, 05:44 AM)
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Amazing.
PhoenixDawn
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(05-22-2013, 05:44 AM)
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If that NBA Live 14 footage was the theoretical best they could strive for using prerenders I shudder to think how horrible the final product is going to be, if it even makes it to shelves.
Kimawolf
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(05-22-2013, 05:44 AM)
Every generation EA does this... Why even bother releasing the pre-rendered bullshit anymore geez. i mean I get it, you want to show something but come on.
TheHater
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(05-22-2013, 05:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by AgentP

MS, trying to outdo Sony from 2005 I guess. Next up, $599.

My thoughts exactly.
Hellsing321
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(05-22-2013, 05:44 AM)
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It keeps happening!
ZanzibarBreeze
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(05-22-2013, 05:44 AM)
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That's how good the special relationship between Microsoft and EA is. Any word on the specifics of that, by the way?
Mihael Mello Keehl
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(05-22-2013, 05:44 AM)
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Wasting my goddamn time...
TheBigG753
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(05-22-2013, 05:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by iNvid02

I'm dead.
Daingurse
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(05-22-2013, 05:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by iNvid02



Good Lord, this whole reveal just keeps giving and giving!
i-Lo
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(05-22-2013, 05:45 AM)
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Before people get outrageously riled up, one thing to remember that most AAA games with non-interactive cutscene do this.

That said, lying about was fucking pathetic.
DominoKid
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(05-22-2013, 05:45 AM)
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so then why'd it look like shit? that NBA Live footage was struggle personified.
Spongebob
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(05-22-2013, 05:45 AM)
Not sure how they can expect anyone to trust them.
Azure J
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Unprecedented.

JDSN
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(05-22-2013, 05:45 AM)
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Unprecedented bullshit. Next gen has finally began.

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