PC Screenshot thread

#101 Posted by Fudge91 (199 posts) -
@Geno
 
I dont remember the textures in Alpha Protocol being that good. Or do you have some kind of texture pack installed?
#102 Posted by Seedofpower (3932 posts) -
#103 Edited by CaptainTightPants (2834 posts) -

 Agent 47 in his ultimate disguise

 About to get the job done.
#104 Posted by Leptok (942 posts) -

Poor guy couldn't take it any more.

#105 Posted by Ghooble (80 posts) -
 Final battle in Desert Strike on SC 2. My team is on the left. Also we won :D -Ghooble
#106 Posted by RobotHamster (4172 posts) -
This one's from a while back during the halloween event. 
 This guy was having a bad headache.
#107 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8534 posts) -

Two Worlds 2.

#108 Edited by MayorFeedback (674 posts) -

This is pretty much all you need to know about the quality of the AI in James Bond: Blood Stone.

#109 Posted by BeachThunder (11994 posts) -
Another FarCry 2 shot, since I thought it looked pretty :3
 
Link
#110 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -
@Fudge91 said:
@Geno:   I dont remember the textures in Alpha Protocol being that good. Or do you have some kind of texture pack installed?
It's just vanilla. UE3 works really well with supersampling AA, which is what I used. The supersampling effect works on the AF as well, which is why the textures look a lot cleaner. 
#111 Edited by Sn1PeR (141 posts) -

Arma II Combined Ops -- Helicopters rolling out in formation.  Staggering the takeoff and heading for the AO.  Took these before I build my new machine, so excuse the lack of AA -- the the situation is epic. 
 

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#112 Edited by Sn1PeR (141 posts) -
#113 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -

Dawn of War 2 
 
         


#114 Edited by Cloudenvy (5891 posts) -

Metro 2033.

#115 Posted by Seedofpower (3932 posts) -

@Geno: Is that a ranked match or custom?

#116 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -
@Seedofpower: It was a ranked 3v3 from a long time ago. 
#117 Posted by Seedofpower (3932 posts) -

@Geno said:

@Seedofpower: It was a ranked 3v3 from a long time ago.

Must have been some match to have that many supers out.

#118 Edited by SomeDeliCook (2341 posts) -

Metro 2033 is definitely a beautiful ass game.

#119 Edited by Vitor (2822 posts) -

Wish I had taken some screenshots but my word, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands can look absolutely stunning at times. Really, really impressed with what I was expecting to be an entirely mediocre game. And for $5 on the Steam sales no less.

Probably my favourite POP game since Sands of Time from what I've played so far, even if the controls occasionally leave something to be desired, specifically in combat.

#120 Posted by BeachThunder (11994 posts) -

A few images from XIII:

1 2 3
 
Sigh, I'm starting to feel bad about these images automatically converting to jpeg, but I can't be bothered converting them to png; I feel like a bad person =(
#121 Posted by 1337W422102 (1011 posts) -
 I tried to make one of my APB characters look like Faith from Mirror's Edge.
#122 Edited by CaptainTightPants (2834 posts) -
@1337W422102: Haha I don't know why but that looks like a dude from that angle.......  Wait.... Is it a dude? 0.0
 
 
@BeachThunder: Goddamn I still do love the way that game looks.
#123 Posted by crunchmonkey (258 posts) -
Deadpool Rico
MW2 Ghost Rico
#124 Posted by 1337W422102 (1011 posts) -
@Resident4t said:
@1337W422102: Haha I don't know why but that looks like a dude from that angle.......  Wait.... Is it a dude? 0.0
Nope.  It's not a particularly good shot of her, and I'm not too pleased with the character I made.  I'll grab some more the next time I play.  My Saints Row 2 Faith came out better, though.
#125 Posted by CaptainTightPants (2834 posts) -
@1337W422102: No its a good attempt :D I guess the models in APB are just a bit too muscular. The Saints Row 2 model is good though.
#126 Posted by 1337W422102 (1011 posts) -
@Resident4t said:
@1337W422102: No its a good attempt :D I guess the models in APB are just a bit too muscular. The Saints Row 2 model is good though.
Thanks!  I'll keep trying.  At first, the APB character looked too scrawny, now she looks too beefy.  I'll keep trying.
#127 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -

More AP: 
 


  
#128 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -
@Leptok said:

Poor guy couldn't take it any more.

hahahah
#129 Edited by wolf_blitzer85 (5260 posts) -

@Geno: I just want to thank you for reminding me how fucking awesome AP is on PC.

It just looks and runs so good.

Edit: Oh yeah and it's a really fun game too. Play it y'all. Spec'd in stealth and pistols. So much fun.

#130 Edited by CaptainTightPants (2834 posts) -

 Its Battman and Fake Spiderman

 No really its Battman

 And Duke
#131 Posted by SlasherMan (1725 posts) -
@Geno: Are you just using those settings for the screenshots or do you actually play the game supersampled? 
If it's the latter, what hardware are you running and how many SS samples? What kind of framerate do you normally get running it that way?
#132 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -
@SlasherMan: 99% of the shots I take are taken in real-time (i.e. no tiledshot or rendering of any form). The AP ones are from gameplay.  
 
My current system has GTX 275 SLI for graphics; I get a fairly even 60fps in most UE3 games with 2x2 SSAA. In terms of modern GPU hardware it's roughly equivalent to GTX 580, if you're looking to buy. Though, a GTX 570 should also be adequate due to the larger VRAM and more optimized shader pipelines.   
 
In case you're interested, most Source games play well with supersampling as well, making the graphics look a lot closer to the CGI quality you see in Valve's promo videos. For example, here is a Mexican standoff situation I managed to capture in L4D, with 4x4SSAA (more evident if you view it full size): 
 
 
   
It's kind of variable though; TF2 is another game that looks amazing with supersampling, but L4D2 somehow looks awful with it. It's not really a supported setting which is why you need to trial and error with it.  

I think 3x3 is probably the most optimal for a 1920x1080 monitor in terms of visuals/performance ratio (as the difference between 3x3 and 4x4 is completely negligible, whereas you can still see some better AA compared to 2x2), but you'd need something like GTX 590 for that. 
#133 Posted by Portis (1287 posts) -

@1337W422102 said:

I tried to make one of my APB characters look like Faith from Mirror's Edge.

Shit, totally forgot about APB: Back from the dead edition. How is it? Any different, or better now?

I got into the closed beta back in like, April but I never installed it.

#134 Posted by DAFTPUNK (1213 posts) -
@SeriouslyNow: looks great!
#135 Posted by Vitor (2822 posts) -

Very underrated game. Not at all the Movie tie in rush job I expected. Pleasantly surprised to say the least.

#136 Edited by 1337W422102 (1011 posts) -
@Portis said:

@1337W422102 said:

I tried to make one of my APB characters look like Faith from Mirror's Edge.

Shit, totally forgot about APB: Back from the dead edition. How is it? Any different, or better now?

I got into the closed beta back in like, April but I never installed it.

I never had a chance to play the original APB, so I'm not sure how different newschool free-to-play APB is.  But it's still really unoptimized and has ridiculous system requirements.  A lot of folks have been complaining about the steep requirements, and apparently a less demanding client is coming.  Wait, didn't they say that back before original APB closed?  Huh.  Anyway, I'm having a lot of fun with it, despite it not running so well.  It's in the open beta phase of its free-to-play relaunch at http://www.gamersfirst.com/apb/ so check it out if you'd like and kick some ass!
 
Here're some more Saints Row 2 screenshots I grabbed last night.  I accidentally fell into SR2's Blue Hell:
 
 Riding with Duke

 Blue Hell
#137 Posted by ajamafalous (12007 posts) -
#138 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -
@Geno said:

  
Geno always delivers!
#139 Posted by ExZippo (31 posts) -
#140 Posted by Seedofpower (3932 posts) -

@Resident4t said:

And Duke

Duke looks rather gay in this picture lol

#141 Edited by Mikemcn (6989 posts) -

@Seedofpower said:

And Duke

@Resident4t said:

Duke looks rather gay in this picture lol

If you stand around Idle for long enough, he runs up to you and asks for your autograph. he's really the anti Duke, he is also the most clever thing in all of Champions Online.

#142 Posted by AlexW00d (6283 posts) -
Red sky.
Two incredible TF2 sprays
#143 Posted by CaptainTightPants (2834 posts) -

I love the hell out of this game , It has a really nice art style as well.
 

#144 Edited by SeriouslyNow (8534 posts) -

GTA IV with iCEnhancer 1.25 and some modded config settings. Make sure to view the pics in their full resolution.

#145 Posted by TEHMAXXORZ (1199 posts) -
@Geno: Damn, Tyranids, the ugliest and most beautiful... 
#146 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -
@Resident4t: oh man that game is beautiful.. had to run it on medium settings on this PC :( definitely maxing it out when i upgrade 
 
 
@SeriouslyNow said:
Jesus... video-game-enhancing... Christ ..
#147 Posted by Draugen (651 posts) -

I don't care what anyone says. The Witcher 2 is a purdy game.

Online
#148 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -

More AP: 
 

  
   
 
Unreal Engine is purdy...but the problem with it is, most objects are not interactive. Hopefully we can get both great visuals and dyanamic environments with games utilizing FrostBite 2 in the future. 
#149 Posted by Damax (68 posts) -
      
Online
#150 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8534 posts) -

More GTA IV with iCEnhancer 1.25 only this time using H1Vltg3's edits which fix many of the glare and overt bloom issues.

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