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2015 Console Screenshot Thread (PS4, XB1, Wii U) [READ OP!]

Arttemis

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I love the torch lighting in this game, so much better than in Bloodborne:
Totally have to disagree here. The lighting is the cause for the gigantic backlash from downgrade-gate. The larger scale allows for some fantastic vistas in DS2, but they're all covered in a, albeit nice looking, DOF blur. Upon closer inspection of environments, everything looks like simplistically repeated textures on simplistic geometry.

Bloodborne has such a higher level of detail on everything, and it applies ten fold to character models and animations. Yeesh, DS2 characters look awful and move goofy.
 

Morrigan Stark

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^ You aren't refuting what I said, in that the torch lighting is better. Dynamic shadows and the contrast is much nicer. I'm not talking about geometry or textures, only lighting.

Torches make almost everything look better.



But, they still can't make Shaded Woods look good xD Oh well, I tried... best I could do!

 

Caayn

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Here are two stars that are less than 35 light seconds apart from each other. That's freakishly close to each other. For reference Mercury, the closest planet to our sun, sits at a distance of 193 light seconds from the sun.


 

IAmRandom31

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^ You aren't refuting what I said, in that the torch lighting is better. Dynamic shadows and the contrast is much nicer. I'm not talking about geometry or textures, only lighting.

Torches make almost everything look better.



But, they still can't make Shaded Woods look good xD Oh well, I tried... best I could do!

No. Sorry. Especially since the game is so dark in place, the torchlight is pretty jaw dropping at those times.

since this is a screenshot thread, here is some screenshots showing that point

Standard lit.


Tochlight
 

Morrigan Stark

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Yeah that's not bad, I posted such shots earlier in the thread, but where are the shadows? In DS2 your character's shadow moves around depending on the angle of the torchlight, it's very nice looking especially in motion.



 

Shin-Ra

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I only played 90 minutes or so and already took over 100 caps, but sorted out 59 good ones. I won't post them all. ;)



I don't know what's creepier, his smile or the way he hangs his picture frames.



Such a cutie.
 

Shin-Ra

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Damn Until Dawn looks so good, almost photorealistic. Can't wait to play it (I have it right now but I keep it for Halloween).
Aside from some framerate chop and occasional chunky shadows, it's pretty damn spectacular and something you'd expect from an established AAA dev.