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The Final Fallout 3 comparison!

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Eurogamer has put up a comparison video, and I must admit after watching it, I really don’t see how any claims that the PS3 version looked “sub standard” could in any way be valid.

Both are pretty much on par with each other, the 360 version seems to have a higher contrast which makes the darker areas of the game less visible, in turn the PS3 version seems to not suffer from this and also seems to have a much crisper look, too bad then that the anti-aliasing is pretty much non existent.

Overall though the PS3’s textures seem just ever so slightly better which could be due to the contrast being better. Either way this game looks great on both systems and anyone who says the ps3 version is sub par is wrong, end of story. It is a monumental feat that both console versions have lived up the the PC version in the first place which is definitely the pick of the bunch if you have the gear to run it.

Last Updated: November 10, 2008

26 Comments

  1. Crud

    November 10, 2008 at 13:07

    “the 360 version seems to have a higher contrast”…
    “the PS3Ò€ℒs textures seem just ever so slightly better which could be due to the contrast being better”

    higher = better
    so which one is it?
    or have i just read it wrong?…sorry in advance πŸ˜‰

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  2. SlippyMadFrog

    November 10, 2008 at 14:08

    I wonder why the PS3 doesn’t have anti-aliasing? Whats up with that?

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  3. doobiwan

    November 10, 2008 at 14:10

    You being sarcastic? It never does … :p

    It doesn’t have the dedicated post processor.

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  4. baba

    November 10, 2008 at 14:46

    +1
    Short and sweet!

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  5. SlippyMadFrog

    November 10, 2008 at 14:48

    Ja but the PS3 has the Cell, it doesn’t need any dedicated post processors. πŸ™‚

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  6. Jonni

    November 10, 2008 at 15:03

    Nothing said about the 15FPS frame rate? Interesting.

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  7. Avayaik

    November 10, 2008 at 19:20

    So if one had a 360 and a PS3 which would be the version to get?

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  8. kabraal

    November 10, 2008 at 20:26

    I think it’s pretty obvious from that video. Get the 360.

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  9. 2Three

    November 10, 2008 at 21:38

    i’m passing on both! :mrgreen:

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  10. Wesley

    November 11, 2008 at 08:40

    for gaming get the 360 for multi media and the true HD entertainment system get PS3

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  11. Wesley

    November 11, 2008 at 08:40

    okay im still lost where do you get the dog again, and can it die? lol

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  12. Wesley

    November 11, 2008 at 08:42

    yeah too bad most programers don’t quite know they’re way around the cell processor yet its too difficult to write games on. So much for that.. That why most games get made on 360 and just get ported over

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  13. SlippyMadFrog

    November 11, 2008 at 09:05

    Well, in the previous fallouts it can die, horribly!

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  14. Wesley

    November 11, 2008 at 10:14

    now what does this dog do anyways? whats its purpose thats what i wanna know is it like your companion in fable or something

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  15. SlippyMadFrog

    November 11, 2008 at 12:12

    Not sure about Fallout 3 but in the previous ones the dog can only help you fight. It wasn’t even a good fighter but for some reason I always quick-loaded when the dog died. I’m a dog lover you see. πŸ™‚

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  16. gazza

    November 11, 2008 at 12:21

    Dogmeat is pretty awesome hes a good fighter against things his size, rad moles and such and can hold his own against a a raider, he can also fetch you random health ups and ammpo from the world around you. Unfortunately hes far from fire resistant so id keep him away from fire ants if I was you.

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  17. Wesley

    November 11, 2008 at 16:22

    so his some where in that region then?

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  18. xyber

    November 11, 2008 at 17:53

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contrast_(vision)
    Its something that can mess up an image real good if not setup correctly.

    Btw, isn’t there an option for this on the console versions of the game so you could tweak it? I only got the PC version.

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  19. doobiwan

    November 11, 2008 at 18:23

    Fallout 3 is getting exclusive DLC on the 360 an PC so it’s a bit of a no brainer.

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  20. xyber

    November 11, 2008 at 18:23

    Actually, the PS3 can do anti-aliasing, but the 360 got the better GPU which can do a higher sample rate than the PS3, thus better looking anti-aliasing. I never really notice jagged edges on PS3 games, but then again, I don’t sit with my nose against the display.

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  21. MaXiM

    November 12, 2008 at 02:13

    I’ve got this for my PS3, but haven’t even touched it yet… Still busy with Little Big Planet and Far Cry 2

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  22. Wesley

    November 12, 2008 at 08:09

    i still hate the 3rd person option it feels so… whats the word… slogy he moves to unrealistic for me in that view

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  23. V@mp

    November 12, 2008 at 08:39

    I agree.The 3rd person really looks dumb.
    Oh,and in answer to your question,it sounds like Dogmeat
    is somewhere in a scrapyard to the North of Megaton.Altho
    you might find him randomly on your way there as well.That’s
    just what I’ve heard.Haven’t had the time to go look for him
    yet as I kinda have my hands full at the moment with taking
    a wrong turn and landing smack-bang in the middle of a bunch
    of Super Mutants πŸ™‚

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  24. Wesley

    November 12, 2008 at 15:19

    yeah im on my way to get that satelite for the radio station in washington but thanks for the info its much appriciated. if i can name the dog ill name him after you in memory of your struggle to survive those behemoth rejects from nature

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  25. Vamp

    November 12, 2008 at 19:42

    Thanx. Viva la revolution!!! πŸ˜†

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  26. XboxPwner

    September 5, 2009 at 21:42

    Ive been playin fallout 3 for ps3 for about 5 months now the graphics ingame are not noticeable

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