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« Reply #280 on: December 08, 2013, 07:03:14 PM »

Quote from: Teggy on December 08, 2013, 06:44:15 PM

It sounds like all they did was improve the visuals. It looked very nice on PC, doesn't seem like a need to pay $60 to play the exact same game again.

Agreed,seems most added is MP DLC maps,and i was not the least bit interested in the multiplayer

I am Interested in the Pre-Order Tomb,but i can wait until the game has had a big price drop..no need for this to be a day one buy
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« Reply #281 on: December 08, 2013, 08:55:51 PM »

Quote from: Teggy on December 08, 2013, 06:44:15 PM

It sounds like all they did was improve the visuals. It looked very nice on PC, doesn't seem like a need to pay $60 to play the exact same game again.

pretty much this.  who knows, maybe they'll upgrade the PC version as well.
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« Reply #282 on: December 08, 2013, 09:20:01 PM »

is this ps4 only?
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« Reply #283 on: December 08, 2013, 09:36:09 PM »

Quote from: Soulchilde on December 08, 2013, 09:20:01 PM

is this ps4 only?
I think someone on the last page posted a pic of the game case on the last page that was for the XB1 slywink
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« Reply #284 on: December 08, 2013, 09:38:22 PM »

Quote from: Soulchilde on December 08, 2013, 09:20:01 PM

is this ps4 only?
Ps4 and XB1,  Ceekay only posting the XB1 box art should have tipped you off :p
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« Reply #285 on: December 08, 2013, 09:57:41 PM »

all they had at the time was the XB1 box art.  here's a Ps4 box if you want to see it, but they put it behind the XB1 box.

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As for other next-gen additions, The Xbox One allows you to use Kinect to change weapons, attachments, and navigate the menu with your voice. You can also rotate and inspect relics with hand gestures, and find new viewpoints by leaning into the world. The PlayStation 4ís Dualshock 4 controller lights up red and orange when using the torch, and quick flashes when Lara is shooting. The PlayStation 4 version also allows you to stream Tomb Raider to the PlayStation Vita.
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« Reply #286 on: December 08, 2013, 10:09:22 PM »

It's weird that they're bragging about their use of the light on the dualshock when they would be better off focusing on the much more interesting touch pad.
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« Reply #287 on: December 09, 2013, 05:34:20 AM »

Quote from: TiLT on December 08, 2013, 10:09:22 PM

It's weird that they're bragging about their use of the light on the dualshock when they would be better off focusing on the much more interesting touch pad.

especially for the special PS4 exclusive "fondle" level. 
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« Reply #288 on: December 09, 2013, 06:08:17 AM »

I like how during VGX they didn't mention the PC version at all. Let's pretend we don't already have a better looking version of the game out there!
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« Reply #289 on: January 14, 2014, 02:47:12 AM »

Some comparison videos

http://kotaku.com/lets-see-how-definitive-the-next-gen-tomb-raider-real-1500699440
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« Reply #290 on: January 14, 2014, 04:20:58 AM »

Quote from: leo8877 on January 14, 2014, 02:47:12 AM


They need to compare it to the PC version to really make it worthwhile.
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« Reply #291 on: January 14, 2014, 04:49:03 AM »

$60 for this is kind of offensive. And I liked her old face better.
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« Reply #292 on: January 14, 2014, 11:57:50 PM »

Quote from: EngineNo9 on January 14, 2014, 04:20:58 AM

Quote from: leo8877 on January 14, 2014, 02:47:12 AM


They need to compare it to the PC version to really make it worthwhile.

It looks like the PS4 version is using TressFX which, for  a lot of people, causes a major performance hit. Impressive for the PS4.
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« Reply #293 on: January 14, 2014, 11:58:54 PM »

Also from the article:

"The difference is actually pretty substantial, with loads of new particle effects and high-res textures making the game look significantly better on PS4. I played the original game on PC, and while I'm guessing that version won't be all that different from next-gen, I'm still seeing some differences here even compared to the PC version"
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« Reply #294 on: January 29, 2014, 02:48:03 PM »

Traded in a couple games to get this for $8 for PS4 and it's stunning. I played a bit of it on the 360 and this version is miles ahead graphically, and the 60FPS is silky smooth.

Cool effect with the controller LED "flickering" like a flame when you're holding a torch. I was in a dark room and it made it really added to the atmosphere. $60 is too much if you've owned a previous version, but if you can get it via trade or at a discount it's well worth it.
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« Reply #295 on: January 29, 2014, 08:15:01 PM »

It's amazing how hooked I am with the game again, even having played it not too long ago.

I thought I wasn't going to like the change they made to Lara's face (and there is some adjustment, like you're watching a different actress in the role), but it actually seems more in line with her original look.
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« Reply #296 on: January 29, 2014, 09:39:37 PM »

I still like the original face better, but screenshots I have seen from people playing the game make the new one look pretty good. For some reason all the official promo shots made it look really bad.
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« Reply #297 on: January 29, 2014, 10:52:16 PM »

Quote from: EngineNo9 on January 14, 2014, 04:20:58 AM

Quote from: leo8877 on January 14, 2014, 02:47:12 AM


They need to compare it to the PC version to really make it worthwhile.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxEwUBPh-bA
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« Reply #298 on: January 29, 2014, 11:02:52 PM »

Quote from: Teggy on January 29, 2014, 09:39:37 PM

I still like the original face better, but screenshots I have seen from people playing the game make the new one look pretty good. For some reason all the official promo shots made it look really bad.

I thought so, too.  However, turns out in motion she's less modelesque now and seems a little younger to boot.
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« Reply #299 on: January 30, 2014, 03:59:20 AM »

Quote from: Laner on January 29, 2014, 10:52:16 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on January 14, 2014, 04:20:58 AM

Quote from: leo8877 on January 14, 2014, 02:47:12 AM


They need to compare it to the PC version to really make it worthwhile.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxEwUBPh-bA

Seems like a toss-up to me.  Some things looked better on PC to me, some on PS4. 
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« Reply #300 on: February 02, 2014, 05:47:56 PM »

So I double dipped because I spent like $12 on the PC version and want to encourage a sequel.

I have a pretty great rig nearly maxed out at 2560x1440... and subjectively, I am blown away at how good the definitive edition looks. It's perdy.
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« Reply #301 on: February 02, 2014, 06:54:30 PM »

Quote from: gellar on February 02, 2014, 05:47:56 PM

So I double dipped because I spent like $12 on the PC version and want to encourage a sequel.

I have a pretty great rig nearly maxed out at 2560x1440... and subjectively, I am blown away at how good the definitive edition looks. It's perdy.

I'm losing track of who bought which system... you're playing on the PS4 version?
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« Reply #302 on: February 03, 2014, 02:34:35 AM »

Quote from: wonderpug on February 02, 2014, 06:54:30 PM

Quote from: gellar on February 02, 2014, 05:47:56 PM

So I double dipped because I spent like $12 on the PC version and want to encourage a sequel.

I have a pretty great rig nearly maxed out at 2560x1440... and subjectively, I am blown away at how good the definitive edition looks. It's perdy.

I'm losing track of who bought which system... you're playing on the PS4 version?

Yes, I'm playing Tomb Raider on the PS4.

For the record, I have both systems.
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« Reply #303 on: February 03, 2014, 04:10:54 AM »

Quote from: gellar on February 03, 2014, 02:34:35 AM

Quote from: wonderpug on February 02, 2014, 06:54:30 PM

Quote from: gellar on February 02, 2014, 05:47:56 PM

So I double dipped because I spent like $12 on the PC version and want to encourage a sequel.

I have a pretty great rig nearly maxed out at 2560x1440... and subjectively, I am blown away at how good the definitive edition looks. It's perdy.

I'm losing track of who bought which system... you're playing on the PS4 version?

Yes, I'm playing Tomb Raider on the PS4.

For the record, I have both systems.

I'm so tempted... Played it in ps3 but really want it on ps4...
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« Reply #304 on: March 01, 2014, 03:42:14 PM »

Question for those who've finished this. I don't usually complete games but getting close on this one! Golly. nod

If I want to Fast Travel around and get all of the goodies, do I need to do that before a certain point? Or once complete, can I wander the island at will?
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« Reply #305 on: March 01, 2014, 03:53:25 PM »

There is an explicit warning when Lara crosses a point of no return that there are will be no Fast Travel more camps until the end of the game.  Prior to that, you're free to return to previous areas to collect all the goodies you couldn't reach earlier.

Once the game is done, it also allows you load back in to complete any unfinished business.  I picked up all the relics and journal entries, but tapped out before completing all of the "Find X Number of These Hidden Curiosities" challenges.

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« Reply #306 on: March 01, 2014, 04:28:34 PM »

Sweet, thanks.
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