Thread: DF Analysis: Horizon Forbidden West Gameplay Trailer
They kept bringing up the PS4. I wonder how this will look on the base model.
Given the developer, maybe they can pull off some miracles, but I expect a hard downgrade.

I noticed that for the first time, Capcom harshly reduced resolution in the last gen’s consoles’ 60 FPS modes for Resident Evil 8, perhaps enabling the old systems to cope more with stuff designed with an eye towards next-gen. Maybe the same will happen here.
 
Seeing that it’s a crossover title doesn’t give me much faith for the upgrade I was hoping for. This game was probably my biggest disappointment of 2017.
 
I liked their observation about the hero lighting. I must admit it was quite distracting.
I noticed it even during the stream, but I didn’t understand what I was seeing.

I like it. It’s not at all realistic, but like we were talking about in the Discord the other day, some of the most memorable, beautiful games aren’t. I think it really adds something to the visuals, and her prescence.
 
I gotta defend my girl. People are cherry picking the absolute worst frame of Aloy from the gameplay reveal. I remember those same pictures from the first game.

Here's one I just took on my TV.
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The one floating around being meme'd is a close up, lower shot, while she's talking, with hopefully rushed mocap.
Yeah, they made a face a little fuller, I'm not ready to grab the pitchfork, yet.
 
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I gotta defend my girl. People are cherry picking the absolute worst frame of Aloy from the gameplay reveal. I remember those same pictures from the first game.

Here's one I just took on my TV.
191475079_260264549209145_8240374115881392264_n.jpg


The one floating around being meme'd is a close up, lower shot, while she's talking, with hopefully rushed mocap.
Yeah, they made a face a little fuller, I'm not ready to grab the pitchfork, yet.
That's still definitely a deliberate change in appearance to look more masculine and ugly.

None of the alterations to the character model that have been made are aesthetically pleasing, and none of them happened in a vacuum, or due to incompetence. This is done to appeal to the hateful woke sexist on Twitter, and it would be naive to pretend anything else is happening here, or in the dozens of other examples of the exact same approach to female character design over the last decade in Western games.
 
None of the alterations to the character model that have been made are aesthetically pleasing, and none of them happened in a vacuum, or due to incompetence. This is done to appeal to the hateful woke sexist on Twitter, and it would be naive to pretend anything else is happening here, or in the dozens of other examples of the exact same approach to female character design over the last decade in Western games.
That could very well be, but like I said, I'm not convinced enough yet to grab my pitchfork. If/when though, I'll grab two.
 
That's still definitely a deliberate change in appearance to look more masculine and ugly.

None of the alterations to the character model that have been made are aesthetically pleasing, and none of them happened in a vacuum, or due to incompetence. This is done to appeal to the hateful woke sexist on Twitter, and it would be naive to pretend anything else is happening here, or in the dozens of other examples of the exact same approach to female character design over the last decade in Western games.
Eh, I wouldn’t say she’s gorgeous by any means. But she’s certainly far from ugly.
The game still has a ways to go from being finished.
Let’s see how it looks when the game ships and the proper shaders are in place.
 
I gotta defend my girl. People are cherry picking the absolute worst frame of Aloy from the gameplay reveal. I remember those same pictures from the first game.

Here's one I just took on my TV.
191475079_260264549209145_8240374115881392264_n.jpg


The one floating around being meme'd is a close up, lower shot, while she's talking, with hopefully rushed mocap.
Yeah, they made a face a little fuller, I'm not ready to grab the pitchfork, yet.
She got that Tawny Kitaen thing going here. I'd hit it.