Do you think 3ds has achieved its full potential in graphics?

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    rupok93 New Member

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    Or do you think it will go even further than resident evil which right now is the best looking game on the system?

    What do you think the full potential is? What level of graphics do you think it will be able to achieve by the end of the cycle?
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    gamefan5 Kid Icarus Uprising connoiseur

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    Acheived it's full potential? Considering the 3DS is still young, no.
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    Fear Zoa This... This is the world we live in

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    Nope, give it a few years for developers to learn the system and learn various shortcuts and stuff. The most visually impressive titles usually come towards the end of the console
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    ShadowSoldier New Member

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    lol no. Not even close.
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    GamerzHell9137 New Member

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    No lol
    It's just the beginning.
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    fossda New Member

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    No. Just like with the Wii U, towards the end of the console the graphics will be better than the PSP, and the Wii U graphics better than PS3/Xbox 360.
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    Rizsparky Saiyan Prince

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    Inb4 Revelations sequel! The graphics can only get better, with developers experimenting with different art styles and stuff.
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    I could echo others and I will do so in spirit but I think I shall have to strongly encourage you to do a search for the term demoscene, stick a console name after it and come back to tell us the 3ds might have peaked.
    I will get you started with a GBA one


    For reference there is no 3d hardware beyond mode7 (think SNES/GBA mario kart and Fzero) style things on the GBA.
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    Ryupower Brood

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    no
    look a the 1st game on some system
    them
    look at the last game on some system

    the games will change alot as dev learn how to use the system and what it can do
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    uh the wiiu looks better then the ps3/360 now, and the 3ds is way better graphically then the psp do you mean the vita?
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    icedragon258 New Member

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    Ah well the 3ds's graphics are already better than psp's
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    MasterMan194 New Member

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    Programed obsolescence.
    Screw that full potential thing, i still have tons of nice games to play.
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    hhs You will not like the outcome of this encounter

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    A lot of optimism here but I'm gonna say no. RER was probably as good as it's gonna get considering how choppy the frame rates were during loading scenes (which were also quite long).
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    Chary GO FORTH, MY SHINIES~

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    No way. Developers still need to master the hardware.
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    Pokemon BW2 was released 7 years after the DS and still continued to push the limits of the system.

    The 3DS has been out for less than 2 years, give it some time.
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    slingblade1170 New Member

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    Nope, much better graphics to come on the 3DS.
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    Capcom confirmed it wasn't even fully pushing the 3DS to its limit. So we can in for a treat. I expect Nintendo to push the bar with metroid if serious work is put in. The DS version was impressive.

    If Capcom can polish up Monster Hunter 4, that too can look impressive. I'm holding on to future titles to do that.

    3DS is only 19 months in the market, heck we'll see in some games in the next few years going leaps beyond what already has been done.

    That makes me think, if a non 3D is to be game, some dev can push all the processing power use into the graphics, like push for more polygons or high quality textures instead for improved AA or smoother framerate. Some games can do AA in 3D too like Mario Kart 7.

    To add, we already have games looking better than Wii game in some aspects due advance shaders and lightning techniques. Not higher polygons nor geometry, but it looks better on the smaller screen, if it was blown up then yeah you can tell the difference, but 3DS still overcomes the Wii with the modern GPU capabilities.
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    No, developers are yet to discover new techniques when rendering things on the 3DS. For example, in Kingdom Hearts 3D the graphics were fairly impressive, but poorly programmed, because the programmers weren't used to working with the new hardware and probably didn't know the pros and cons, as well as some "tricks" they could use. Due to that, KH3D is lagging all the time, and the slowdowns are truly annoying. That may be a reason developers aren't pushing the graphics further, because they prefer to create something that works 100% with slightly inferior graphics than an impressive game that lags.
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    riyaz Kokuu no Megami Athena

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    it has achieved it minimum potential
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    Of course it hasn't reached its full graphical potential yet. What gaming system ever has, within the first two years?

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