Wednesday, November 16, 2011

F1 2011 to be EU Vita Launch Game

The good news is that Codemasters has confirmed that the Vita version will be mingling on the shelves with the other launch games. The bad news is that, despite the new video, it still looks a bit crappy, even in 720p.

Yes, I can see the "Work in Progress" tag too, but the game doesn't seem to have improved much from the TGS shots (one below) that showed some rather woeful monocoques, low-level shading and blotchy suspension. Perhaps its something you won't notice bombing through Eau Rouge wheel-to-wheel with the glossy AMOLED screen, but it does look like there's lots of work to be done.

Clearly F1 is a high-end game that pushes the Xbox and PS3 pretty hard, and the Vita is all new and shiny, so there will be some trade-off. And, to be fair, Sumo Digital hasn't let us down in the past, and there's time to get things right but this is one of the few Vita games that has a question mark over it 

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