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Mass Effect Legendary Edition remaster trilogy

Vorark

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ME3 humanoid models in general were weird back then, no wonder they look even more out of place when backported to 1. Chawkas in 1/2/3:

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Nano

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More ghoul faces and misapplied makeup:

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So. Bright.

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Some of these characters' eyes look kind of dead:

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Bioware adding some survival horror elements into the game:

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oldmanpaco

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Yeah, the game looks like shit now but they put in Steam Chivo's man.

CHIVOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOS!!!!!
 

Correct_Carlo

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The original:
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The remaster:
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Ouch! Liara, I feel sorry for you.

I'm going to play this because I'm totally hyped, but I have to agree it looks like total shit. They just cheaply up-rezed all the textures without touching the models, so it looks glarringly awful, and then on top of that they removed ME's shadows and lighting which did much of the work of masking the flaws in the originals. So now everyone looks like brightly lit blow-up dolls. Liara just looks creepy, wrong, and downright worse than she used to in all of the screenshots I've seen so far.
 

Yosharian

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When will they realize that what makes a characters look good is not the amount of polygons it has, but the lighting and shadow, and angle during cutscenes/dialogues.
 

mkultra

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When will they realize that what makes a characters look good is not the amount of polygons it has, but the lighting and shadow, and angle during cutscenes/dialogues.

A good character design looks good in all lighting conditions. More polygons certainly helps (it's not the case here, they are still low poly), shadows to hide imperfections per scene is very far from ideal, and this is a good example of how that is a bad idea when you later decide to do a remaster with much brighter lights.

It's very odd they've decided to brighten up the game to this degree, it just makes everything look very flat and boring, imperfections stands out way more. They could have upped the brightness perhaps 20% instead of 50% or whatever.
 

Verylittlefishes

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Jesus, these remastered graphics looks horrible.
They totally killed ALL THE LIGHTNING.

wtf is this

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Nano

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hahahaha, absolutely hilarious. I can't wait for the mainstream shitstorm tomorrow.
I've seen too many people who watched the streams praise the graphics. Maybe it'll be different when they're forced to confront it on their own screens.
 

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Nano

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https://www.resetera.com/threads/ma...ct-open-spoilers.423905/page-18#post-64869419

My copy came yesterday but I couldn't play until today (and barely got in 45 mins as I'm heading to work and in and out of minding my son too). I'm on PS5 for the record.

First impression are good, character models have really impressed me in ME, although I still really don't like Andersen's at all. Sound has been very good as well. Had small bit of a delay with some conversation choices with characters, and had a couple of visual glitches. One was when you see Sovereign, I paused and when I went back it was gone completely and just a puff of red smoke was there. The other was this:

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Verylittlefishes

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this is hilarious

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It seems Toto we are in New Vegas now.
 

mkultra

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Is that shitty lighting with or w/o the Day 1 Patch?

If you believe day 1 patch is going to change lighting or models you're very optimistic. It won't.
 

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