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The PS3 wins a cross platform comparison

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Unless I am mistaken this is a first.

A title that has been released on the 360 and PS3 at the same time is looking far better on the PS3 than the 360 and its coming from the site I count as one of the most reputable, Eurogamer.net

In their review for 1942: Joint Strike they warn the 360 users that the 360 version suffers from noticeable slowdown while the PS3 is silky smooth…

So the next time someone asks you which title looks better on the PS3 compared to the 360 you can point them to this one.

Source: Eurogamer.net

[Thanks to Freddie for the tip]

Oh the game actually sounds pretty good as well and got a decent 7/10 from Eurogamer.

Last Updated: July 26, 2008

14 Comments

  1. ocelot

    July 26, 2008 at 08:38

    You are mistaken. Oblivion, GTA 4, CoD4 and Burnout Paradise are some of the games that look and perform better on PS3.

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  2. LazySAGamer

    July 26, 2008 at 08:46

    Oblivion was not released at the same time.

    COD4, GTA4 and Burnout Paradise were rumourd to be better until they were released and then they were either identical or the 360 won.

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  3. JimBob

    July 26, 2008 at 09:04

    I disagree. Having played the full BP demo on the 360 and the game on the PS3, the PS3 version doesn’t suffer from the screen tearing on the 360 version. It’s clearly better.

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  4. LazySAGamer

    July 26, 2008 at 09:28

    “Certainly, early reports of screen tear and frame-drops on the 360 version are way off-beam”
    http://www.eurogamer.net/article.php?article_id=92275

    Eurogamer’s technical comparison came to the decision that they were as identical as you could get really.

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  5. Lydon

    July 26, 2008 at 09:56

    Let’s face it…we can count the amount of games that look better on the PS3 on a single hand, so the 360 clearly is the winner by far.

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  6. kabraal

    July 26, 2008 at 10:28

  7. JimBob

    July 26, 2008 at 13:02

    Eurogamer is wrong on this one, which is why I don’t trust its comparisons. I’ve seen it myself. The screen tearing isn’t gamebreaking but it’s definitely there.

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  8. LazySAGamer

    July 26, 2008 at 13:28

    Remember you are comparing a demo to a retail version.

    I have not seen any reason to distrust Eurogamer yet.

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  9. Lydon

    July 26, 2008 at 15:16

    I can’t take all the credit, I must admit.

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  10. MaXiM

    July 26, 2008 at 18:14

    Some people put too much trust in one website and their article writers opinions… 😉

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  11. 2Three

    July 26, 2008 at 22:36

    Well, I have a 360. I don’t have a PS3. So whether a game performs better on the PS3 or not, I know which one I’ll be playing and that’s all I really focus on. 🙂

    2Three’s last blog post..E3 Wrap Up

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  12. LazySAGamer

    July 27, 2008 at 00:18

    lol, I don’t only trust Eurogamer. I just find them to have the best methods of comparison. All the main sites have so far come to the same conclusion when it comes to comparisons.

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  13. jak

    July 27, 2008 at 18:19

    True true

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  14. JimBob

    August 1, 2008 at 09:59

    1-up and several others mention screen-tearing in the 360 version in their reviews – it’s there. The consensus is that there is no change between the demo and the retail versions.

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