PSU Exclusive: First Look at 2 Days 2 Vegas
- Posted January 21st, 2008 at 02:34 EDT by
- 31 Comments
Looking for something that might provide a more emotional and story driven experience than Grand Theft Auto? Perhaps a game that makes you feel like the choices you make effect the outcome of the storyline? Then 2 Days 2 Vegas should be at the top spot on your list.
If you are looking for a general synopsis on the game then check out our preview here. However for further details we contacted the developers at Steel Monkey, and got an inside scoop on what gamers can expect from the title now and when it releases later this year.
First off, let us just get this out of the way. 2 Days 2 Vegas will appear on the PC and Xbox 360 this Christmas, and then be followed by the PlayStation 3 release soon after in 2009. The reason for moving the PS3 development back is simple.
"Resources," said Tim Dvoskin, managing director at SteelMonkey. "We are too small to tackle everything at once."
However our thoughts are perhaps with more time, the developers will use the PS3 to their advantage, utilizing the Blu-ray format to include more content in the game. It seemed to us that when we spoke with Edwin Loo, the games producer, at GDC 2007, Steel Monkey was excited about the extra storage Blu-ray provided and that they would actually use it.
Now let's talk about the new screenshots. All the images we present today and the videos we show off tomorrow are from a very early build of the game. What you will see is basically the game at 50% completion. To further describe it, such things as ambient filters (lighting, shading, etc) and anti aliasing (smoothing of edges on objects and models) has not been added. Although rest assured, Tim confirmed with us that the game will have both when shown later this year.
You can view the entire list of new screenshots here, or just enjoy some of our top picks below. Stay tuned for tomorrow when we release the first footage of 2 Days 2 Vegas in motion.
- 9:36pm EST - January 20th, 2008
- 9:40pm EST - January 20th, 2008
i think i will be keeping a close eye on this one
- 9:50pm EST - January 20th, 2008
im defenitly getting this game for the my Elite... too bad the ps3 wont be out till nex year .
- 9:59pm EST - January 20th, 2008
I hope this game lives up to the original screenshots it has to fight off a lot of other really good games this year.
- 10:23pm EST - January 20th, 2008
If this lives up to the hype, maybe GTA will have some very close competition
- 10:29pm EST - January 20th, 2008
to coment #3 uuuuuum.................
- 10:31pm EST - January 20th, 2008
It must just b me but i think the origional screens look WAYYYYY better especially the cars WOW i think they went way downhill
- 10:46pm EST - January 20th, 2008
it probably will rank right up there with True Crime.
- 10:56pm EST - January 20th, 2008
sweet..... can wait..
- 10:57pm EST - January 20th, 2008
yeah me too the original pics were dam better even better than gta4, now these screenshots r on par with gta4 ,,, again ps3 version delayed wtf?????
- 10:57pm EST - January 20th, 2008
You guys are so quick to make up your minds....Hopefully seeing the game in motion will stop the "looks like a PSP or PS2" game comments.
- 10:58pm EST - January 20th, 2008
I really hope that the shaders etc they need to still add to the game makes a huge difference.. otherwise i must say that visually... it's not quite as i had hoped.
- 11:04pm EST - January 20th, 2008
sweet! #3 you go ahead and get that for your Elite, I`ll just wait another month or so and be playing extra content for the Ps3, also and not have to hassle to switch disks in the middle of the game. You know blu-ray can hold the whole game on 1 disk, so you have fun switching disk to disk. you go ahead and get it (for the my Elite) Mina san kono hito bakajanai no sanban no hito? konoyarrro!!!!!
- 12:28am EST - January 21st, 2008
look's very promising to me, even if i do buy gta4, that won't bother me to buy this one (if its worth the money) especially that i don't think it will be out befor the end of the year even do i hope it does!
- 1:18am EST - January 21st, 2008
Well I take offense to pushing our version back. So the PS3 version is an afterthought? "Dont worry guys, its only the ps3, no rush, go ahead and push it back to next year." Is that the stance they want to take? Boy are they in for a shock when they see the install base the end of this year. Screw it, I will have plenty of other games this year, and by 2009, this game will be old news (like Lost Planet) so I will pass.
- 5:21am EST - January 21st, 2008
wow look at the the guys arm in the first pic...
- 5:25am EST - January 21st, 2008
Awesome. Can't wait!
- 6:13am EST - January 21st, 2008
psn id: gingo...this is title looks awesome and once again a delay is a good thing for the ps3 version because of the extra content only problem is the xbots goin on about more delays for ps3 and stuff like that
- 6:22am EST - January 21st, 2008
Oh F**ck that. Released on 360 and PC then Delayed on PS3. I'm sick of this crap. I waited an extra 3 months to get Stranglehold just to realize that it's an inferior port and plays better on 360. I hope to God that these developers can get their heads out of their asses and make a decent PS3 game. If this game isn't up to par with the other titles It won't be worth the wait. Please don't let us down, make a game the surpasses the other versions please.
- 6:29am EST - January 21st, 2008
i was pumped for this game when i thought they where using the full bluray. now there using just as much as dvd. and not only is it not exclusive its coming out after the pc and xbox? i know the pics are only 50% but they dont even look half as good as new ps2 games imo
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