“How have video games changed in the last 13 years?” gaming YouTuber Boomstick Gaming asks at the beginning of this video. “Okay, let’s take a look. Modern Warfare II And Modern Warfare 2“
This two-minute case study in game evolution judges how shiny graphics were in 2009 and how shiny graphics are today, so it’s not scientific. It’s a fun one at the same time, but I haven’t set any educational standards for my slideshows yet, so this will work for our purposes.
My main takeaway is that the 2009 games probably looked better than the next-gen hordes we like to remember, but, admittedly, I’m not really a framerate snob.
Second, I think the glass broke more convincingly. MW2but he MII The physics of the watermelon explosion and almost everything else is more impressive. Although MW2 Looks good, the technology has taken 13 years to improve, and that’s not really a fair assessment.
My verdict: Is this real life? is it MII?
Comments section: “It’s crazy how little perceptual progress most AAA games have made in the last decade,” says one popular comment, “increasing speed requirements for ever-newer graphics cards and ever-diminishing returns. ” Oh, right, that’s what I meant.