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Epic aim for 30fps with Gears 3

Game will look better for it

Epic's Cliff Blezinski has confirmed the poor Internet translation of comments in a Russian magazine that they are aiming for a 30fps framerate for Gears of War 3.

Cliffy B. told CVG that Epic are foregoing a 60fps framerate in order to improve the game's visuals.

Blezinski said: "Our target is, and shall remain, 30fps. When asked about 60 we always respond that we'd rather have the extra juice to put more on screen and stick with 30."

The drop in framerate allows Epic to squeeze in multi-layered shadows, wind and particle effects and levels that change in real-time.

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