Video "Glitches"

#1 Posted by two_socks (223 posts) -

As seen in the quick look, during cutscenes the video has this glitchy, jumpy effect added to it. I'm wondering if there is a way to turn it off, because even during the quick look, it was being laid on way too thick for my liking. I realize the game isn't out yet but if anyone knows and could tell me, that'd be great.

#2 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -

I don't think so, it's a part of the cutscenes and the game's style. The game Max Payne 3 copied that camera effect from, however, had that option.

#3 Posted by Totori (559 posts) -

I found it super annoying in the quicklook

#4 Posted by BrockNRolla (1702 posts) -

Yeah, I don't think it's something like "motion blur" that can be toggled off. I think you're stuck with it.

#5 Posted by bwheeeler (420 posts) -

I think it looks awesome and you guys are all weird for not liking it????? Anyways that's how I feel about the situation. Namaste.

#6 Edited by Mr_Skeleton (5137 posts) -

I am going to not buy the game because of those, from what I saw in the quick look they are over used and very annoying.

#7 Posted by Cloudenvy (5891 posts) -

Yeah, I think it looks cool and everything but from the quick look it seems like it's being laid on a little too thick for my taste.

#8 Posted by GolazoDan (114 posts) -

Max is coked and pissed off his tits, you can't turn that on and off man.

#9 Posted by Demoskinos (14562 posts) -

I like the effects. Don't see anything wrong with em'

#10 Posted by Dagbiker (6939 posts) -

@AhmadMetallic said:

I don't think so, it's a part of the cutscenes and the game's style. The game Max Payne 3 copied that camera effect from, however, had that option.

Yah, but it was even worse in Kane and Lynch.

#11 Edited by SlightConfuse (3963 posts) -

no its a style choice , kind of like man on fire(skip to 1:45:00 )

#12 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6789 posts) -

It was definitely a bit much at times in the quick look, but the gameplay looks fun-as-shit so I'll still be buying it. I hope I can buy it at PC release.

#13 Posted by Animasta (14648 posts) -

@bwheeeler said:

I think it looks awesome and you guys are all weird for not liking it????? Anyways that's how I feel about the situation. Namaste.

it's literally one of the first times a game has given me a legit headache

#14 Posted by leinad44 (503 posts) -

I thought it was interesting at first, but as previously stated, it just gets laid on too thick and it really started to bug me.

#15 Posted by laserbolts (5311 posts) -

I like it I am not a fan of Max's voice though.

#16 Posted by BestUsernameEver (4825 posts) -

I really like glitch art in music and in visual art, specifically the distortion or eroding of images and sound, but for some reason hate it in games. Max payne 3 and Kane and lynch 2 both use it hard and it drives me nuts.

#17 Posted by Dany (7887 posts) -

It seemed to get annoying near the end, it just seems unnecessary and maybe too much.

#18 Posted by SuperCycle (332 posts) -

You can't turn it off, but I got used to it pretty quickly, within the first two hours of the game It didn't bother me at all, but it is noticeable throughout.

#19 Posted by Fjordson (2448 posts) -

Seems like a Tony Scott thing, ala Man On Fire. R* says it's supposed to represent Max's drunken, drug-addled haze through which he sees everything. Seen a lot of comments from people saying they don't like it, so it probably wasn't the best choice.

I like it for the most part, though there are a few cutscenes I've seen that use it too aggressively.

#20 Posted by Dany (7887 posts) -

Tony Scott and Michael Mann are the same person.

Got a heavy vibe that those two were in inspiration for the aesthetic of the game.

#21 Posted by BestUsernameEver (4825 posts) -

@SlightConfuse: I don't see the glitch style that you're talking about.

#22 Posted by Masha2932 (1241 posts) -

I don't mind it. I think it helps sell Max's constant drunken state and his disillusionment.

#23 Posted by SASnake (311 posts) -

Max Paynes pretty hyped right now...lets hate on something about it just to trend.

#24 Posted by sins_of_mosin (1556 posts) -

It does that crap in every cutscene over and over.  Even when he ain't drunk it does it.  I dislike it greatly.

#25 Posted by Psychohead (140 posts) -

Neat idea, but man, even just what was in the Quick Look started to give me a headache. Really wanna play the game, but not looking forward to having to keep turning away from the screen.

#26 Posted by Duminakan89 (72 posts) -

Well I'd much rather prefer those, than some I've found in multiplayer...

So I was playing today online and have honestly been enjoying myself with the online play. However I encountered not one, but TWO different people who have somehow exploited the game. These two individuals were impervious to damage however they could not dish out any of their own.

It's more of an annoyance than anything else. but when playing something that involves capturing a point the player can just stand in the point without dying and thus securing a sure victory. Hopefully *Star can fix this soon. I was able to capture footage of the second dude I met who had this glitch.

#28 Posted by Sackmanjones (4652 posts) -
@SlightConfuse said:

no its a style choice , kind of like man on fire(skip to 1:45:00 )

I love how you posted a movie. I fucking love it!
#29 Posted by Strife777 (1503 posts) -

@Sackmanjones said:

@SlightConfuse said:

no its a style choice , kind of like man on fire(skip to 1:45:00 )

I love how you posted a movie. I fucking love it!

Loll yeah I was totally expecting just a clip. Surprise!

#30 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3065 posts) -

Oh is that what that was? Thought I was having a stroke during that QL.

Hardly a surprise that Rockstar would be obnoxious with an effect like that; they are hardly known for the subtlety or sense of restraint

#31 Posted by Solh0und (1756 posts) -

I'm sure someone in the modding community will make a filter for it when the PC version hits.

#32 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -
@Solh0und said:

I'm sure someone in the modding community will make a filter for it when the PC version hits.

I doubt Rockstar respects the PC community enough to give us such mod tools. I'm not sure about IV, but weren't the mods just basic graphics ones? (ENB and whatnot). 
I doubt you can change cutscenes without mod tools, I mean they're not graphics, they're video. P.S. I'm no expert on this.
#33 Posted by two_socks (223 posts) -

@SASnake: I'm going to assume you're just being a dick because, hey, that's a fun thing to do on the internet from time to time. I just don't like it. It's really jarring. Nothing else about the game irks me, it's just those effects.

#34 Edited by Klei (1768 posts) -

To me, it expresses Max Payne's constant lack of focus because he's half-drunk. I thought it was pretty obvious.

#35 Posted by two_socks (223 posts) -

I get the reasoning behind it and that it was a stylistic choice made for reasons like that, I just don't like it. It's distracting to me.

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