1. Tom Bombadildo

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    Can't really say whether I like it or not until I see more of the actual environments TBH, some things look eh but others look good so could be kind of either at this point.

    Either way I'll give it a playthrough, at the very least.
     
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  2. splymb

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    The textures are definitely an upgrade when one takes a closer look, but as others already mentioned it's not a striking difference. At the few first comparisons I had to carefully scan the images to understand which one's supposed to look better.
     
  3. Hells Malice

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    Now Mass Effect can put you to sleep with its horrible story in 4k

    exciting
     
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    Well, bashing 4k upgrade is understandable - coupling the bashing with Mass Effect story is subjective and you're most probably on the minority here.
     
  5. subcon959

    subcon959 teh retro
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    This isn't the unpopular opinions thread :P

    But seriously, I can only imagine the money that was poured into this and I can't for the life of me figure out why anyone thought it was worth it. It looks more like a PS3 to PS4 re-master in most scenes and in others it just looks a bit brighter. I think they could've released this a lot more cheaply and probably made more profit.
     
  6. teamlocust

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    best example of a lazy remake...
     
  7. mightymuffy

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    Well, on a small monitor, meh, but then viewed on my living room TV, the extra detail is there for sure. However it seems they're highlighting scenes they've brightened up compared to the original?! I mean a similar change worked wonders for the BR release of Buffy didn't it - oh wait...

    Still, 4K and 60fps is enough to get me buying it regardless!
     
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    Yeah, lets get them Rachni in FULL 4K HD!!!!
     
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  9. ZeroFX

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    The first game is got improved quite good, i liked how the females look. But if they really censored the second game, then i'd, rather play the original.
     
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  10. subcon959

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    Yeah, I wonder if it got the woke treatment.
     
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  11. MMX

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    this, pretty much. Not everything can be made better by making it "more realistic". Mass Effect, especially 1 had an artists vision to it.

    Maybe the best version will be the Legendary Edition with some mods to make it look like the original
     
  12. vincentx77

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    I saw a lot of different textures, though I don't know if they're all improvements. They only thing that I noticed being 100% better were shadows, which isn't a surprise since UE3 had some weird way of rendering them. I'm not sure that's enough to justify a re-release (remaster, whatever).
     
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    What did they do to the light? Looks bland. Textures are sharper yes, but everything else looks bland. Hard pass.
     
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