Actual footage from Xbox live (not lan / event)

#1 Edited by Keano (466 posts) -

WOW, im impressed at how much they were able to optimize, there seem to be zero bullet lag.


Submission on JACINTO - 

part 1 - 

  


Part 2-

  



Annex on BLOOD DRIVE - 

  

Execution on STASIS / MATCHMAKING -

  



HORDE / MATCH MAKING

  






#2 Posted by TomA (2531 posts) -

None of these look like finished levels.

#3 Posted by wefwefasdf (6729 posts) -

Thanks Keano!

#4 Posted by DirrtyNinja (715 posts) -
Quite a few peeps on my friends list have gears 2 already, tho im assuming from dodgey sources.
#5 Posted by 10MP (311 posts) -

finally those noob shotgun runners are pwnt

#6 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -

It's looking good, but I still don't know when I'll get around to picking up this one.

#7 Posted by Blu_Magic (2021 posts) -

I'm so glad I preordered this.

#8 Posted by pause422 (6240 posts) -

It better have zero bullet lag, they promised it a while ago and it still has yet to be seen for myself once I end up getting a hold of the game eventually..I mean its not exactly an achievement to have zero bullet lag in a game, its pretty embarassing when you don't honestly.

#9 Posted by Aaron89 (95 posts) -
pause422 said:
"It better have zero bullet lag, they promised it a while ago and it still has yet to be seen for myself once I end up getting a hold of the game eventually..I mean its not exactly an achievement to have zero bullet lag in a game, its pretty embarassing when you don't honestly."
When exactly did they promise "zero bullet lag?"
#10 Posted by TheGTAvaccine (2884 posts) -

If the menus and sniper zoom didnt look different, I would've thought that was just Gears 1. Even the god damn speech is exactly the same. :S

#11 Posted by pause422 (6240 posts) -

A long time ago, around March or something...they stated all the initial improvements it would have over the first gears, before even addressing all the added content, between making the cover system and everything just more finely tuned , to a much better netcode with no bullet lag. These videos definitely show that, but as I said...regardless of this being shown on XBL, we don't know how close these people are to each other, its not the perfect test until the game comes out and I get into some games for myself. As I said there is no reason that there should be bullet lag at all, almost every other game has no problem doing it, the few that have problems doing so...really are a let down.

#12 Posted by joslop500 (203 posts) -

Wow, really looks fun. I cant wait to pick it up.

#13 Posted by MB (13089 posts) -

I don't even think "zero" bullet lag is possible in an online shooter.  Epic can certainly improve over the horrible mess that was Gears 1 multiplayer, but I'm still expecting some serious host advantage problems. 

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#14 Edited by pause422 (6240 posts) -

Well yeah, what I mean is the games that at least get the connection from one player to another well enough to pretty much be instant, as in you take the shot when you are zoomed in on someones head and actually connect, unlike Gears 1, or another terrible lagged up game.. BF BC. Mainly, if it can get around the way of Halo and Cod4 in terms of bullet lag being that low, I'll be happy..these vids seems to do that theory justice, but as I stated, still prove nothing until I get my hands on the game for myself.

#15 Posted by TomboDemon (138 posts) -

i almost cried
finally they fixed the crapness of the first games multiplayer

#16 Posted by Arkthemaniac (6535 posts) -
TheGTAvaccine said:
"If the menus and sniper zoom didnt look different, I would've thought that was just Gears 1. Even the god damn speech is exactly the same. :S"
Yeah, it wasn't until just now that I realized just how similar this is to Gears 1. Damn. What have they been working on?
#17 Posted by HoNgKoNgPh0oEy (1481 posts) -
Arkthemaniac said:
"TheGTAvaccine said:
"If the menus and sniper zoom didnt look different, I would've thought that was just Gears 1. Even the god damn speech is exactly the same. :S"
Yeah, it wasn't until just now that I realized just how similar this is to Gears 1. Damn. What have they been working on?"

Host Advantage is gone
Graphics look alot better
Weapons tweaked including active downs
15 maps from launch with more on their way
are you kidding altough gears 1 and 2 are of course similar dont judge before you play because this one offers alot
#18 Posted by Arkthemaniac (6535 posts) -
HoNgKoNgPh0oEy said:
"Arkthemaniac said:
"TheGTAvaccine said:
"If the menus and sniper zoom didnt look different, I would've thought that was just Gears 1. Even the god damn speech is exactly the same. :S"
Yeah, it wasn't until just now that I realized just how similar this is to Gears 1. Damn. What have they been working on?"

Host Advantage is gone - AWESOME!
Graphics look alot better - I don't give a fuck.
Weapons tweaked including active downs - it's a tweak. A tweak is only a tweak. Tweaky tweak is tweaky.
15 maps from launch with more on their way - I expect maps, thanks.
Sorry, I'm not saying I don't want to play it, but I'm not gonna get super-hyped for something that I've basically played before. Also, after meeting people like Keano, I'm inclined to never go online with it.
#19 Posted by pause422 (6240 posts) -
HoNgKoNgPh0oEy said:
"Arkthemaniac said:
"TheGTAvaccine said:
"If the menus and sniper zoom didnt look different, I would've thought that was just Gears 1. Even the god damn speech is exactly the same. :S"
Yeah, it wasn't until just now that I realized just how similar this is to Gears 1. Damn. What have they been working on?"

Host Advantage is gone
Graphics look alot better
Weapons tweaked including active downs
15 maps from launch with more on their way
are you kidding altough gears 1 and 2 are of course similar dont judge before you play because this one offers alot"
Graphics aren't all that much better because gears 1's graphics for their time looked so great..there are some improvements but it isn't like days ahead of it or anything..and the 'host advantage' being gone still needs to be seen for myself...we have no idea of this yet, in the matchmaking its like how Halo and Cod do it I think, as in chooses a random host that you don't know quite who it is, so it could still very possibly exist. I guess we'll find out soon enough, my copy should get here from gamefly next day or 2 days later at the most after its release.
#20 Posted by TomboDemon (138 posts) -

i dont like the internets when i read about people not wanting to get great games
i see some people who love a game they are like "gears 1 was the best game ever"
but then theyre like "but this one doesn't look much better ill see if i will pick it up"
what the hell is wrong with you people?
if the first one was great, buy the second one for the new campaign, new maps and new features
what the hell better game are you gonna get instead money nazi? get both!
i mean seriously this only annoys me in teh case of sequels,
where people say they loved the first game, but they will wait till reviews or some crap to pick up the sequel
i get sequels to awesome games first and ask questions later!

#21 Posted by TomboDemon (138 posts) -
pause422 said:
"HoNgKoNgPh0oEy said:
"Arkthemaniac said:
"TheGTAvaccine said:
"If the menus and sniper zoom didnt look different, I would've thought that was just Gears 1. Even the god damn speech is exactly the same. :S"
Yeah, it wasn't until just now that I realized just how similar this is to Gears 1. Damn. What have they been working on?"

Host Advantage is gone
Graphics look alot better
Weapons tweaked including active downs
15 maps from launch with more on their way
are you kidding altough gears 1 and 2 are of course similar dont judge before you play because this one offers alot"
Graphics aren't all that much better because gears 1's graphics for their time looked so great..there are some improvements but it isn't like days ahead of it or anything..and the 'host advantage' being gone still needs to be seen for myself...we have no idea of this yet, in the matchmaking its like how Halo and Cod do it I think, as in chooses a random host that you don't know quite who it is, so it could still very possibly exist. I guess we'll find out soon enough, my copy should get here from gamefly next day or 2 days later at the most after its release."
you go ask the makers of matchmaking in halo cod and gears just how random theyre host selection is
and expect a slap in the face to equal all their hard nights working on it
#22 Posted by HistoryInRust (6397 posts) -

Goddamn, the Longshot sounds fucking awesome. 

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