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Two new mouthwatering screenshots of Project Offset

3:35 PM on 04.23.2007 // Niero Desu
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After nearly a year of little to no updates, it would appear that the first-person fantasy Project Offset would be lost in the vaporware chasm of power-hungry software, forever ill-suited for a common man's gaming rig. Nevertheless, these two new screenshots suggest it's on the same warpath as Far Cry: "You're gonna buy a better computer when we say so." You have to see the sick textures on these screenshots. Indeed, PC gaming is definitely not dead.

While they don't reveal much, the progress meter suggests we're going to start seeing a lot more of this game into the year. If you haven't done so already, treat yourself to the 90-meg demo movies on ProjectOffset.com.  I'm really looking  forward to it, as there are few next-gen games that touch these demo videos (cough Killzone cough). Then again, I remember being this excited about Doom 3 and you all know how that story ended.

Also notable -- this binary was hidden in the source code: 

01000001 01101110 01101101 01110010 01101111 01111001
01011001 01100100 00101110 01110000 00101110 01011001
01100100 01100001 01100010 01110100 01101111 01010101
01110010 01110000 01000100 00101110 01101110 01101100
01100011 01100010 01101001 00100001 00100000 00101101
00100000 01000101 01110011 01110000 00101110 00100000
01010111 01100001 01110010 01110011 01100001 01110111
00100000 01100001 01101110 01100100 00100000 01010011
01101011 01100001 01110100 01100101 01001000 01100101
01100001 01100100

It was translated to "Almost There Thanks For Helping! - Esp. Warsaw and SkateHead".  I used to write letters like that to my grandfather. He hated me.

Two crazy high-res screenshots attached, first spotted on Digg.

 

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