I've been playing for about 45 mins and have the following comments. The atmosphere is excellent and very well done, along with of course, the audio which has been ranted and raved about. The story apprears to be well done and I'm looking forward to getting into it more. The graphics are very good, but not cutting edge like Farcry. If you're running an ATI Radeon there are a lot of 'glitches' persay. The kind of thing where you see a shadow or image and if you turn or tilt one way or another it redraws/vanishes. I updated my 9700 Pro to the latest drivers today to no avail. Performance is decent. I run maxed out at 1600x1200 and it's decent on a P4 3, Radeon 9700 Pro 128MB, 1GB RAM. I have seen the framerate drop in some areas, so if you're lacking in RAM and have a mediocre vid card, you'll have to downgrade the res. I'd have to agree with the previous post. It does have somewhat of an XBOX 'comprimised' feel to it. I agree that the PC is the superior gaming platform and do prefer PC games, so it's a bit of a shame, but not evident enough to ruin the game by any means. Overall, it's a well done title and I'm sure I'll enjoy it the more I get into it.
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