Black Ops 2 Dev “Never Really Understood” Fan Anger over CoD Engine
Treyarch’s David Vondehaar believes gamers are too hard on Call of Duty’s engine, which has been updated for Black Ops 2, saying it runs its games at a crowd-pleasing 60 FPS and can be made to look beautiful. Before you get your minute for rebuttal, do take the time to read Vondehaar’s complete statement.
“Anybody who comes at the engine needs to remember it’s the 60 frames they love in the first place. And we can make it beautiful – that’s through years and years of working with the engine, improving upon it and improving the pipeline and improving our approach, our lighting rendering.
“People like to talk about the engine, but the truth of the matter is that this isn’t like something that was invented six years ago. At this point that engine doesn’t resemble anything like any engine – we’ve ripped out the UI system, the rendering and the lighting are all new, the core gameplay systems are all new.
“To me, it’s like I never really understood. It runs at 60 and it’s gorgeous. What exactly is there to be upset about with the engine?”
Are you one of those people who are unimpressed with the game’s engine? If so, or if not, why?
via Xbox 360