Yesterday's post of a side-by-side comparison of the 360 and PS3 versions of Red Dead Redemption sparked a big debate in our comment section about which version of the game is better, with accusations being hurled that our videos proved a bias in favor of the 360 (because that version looks brighter) or a bias in favor of the PS3 (because that version looks darker) as well as suggestions that TheFeed's Jake Gaskill is on Sony's payroll, Microsoft's payroll and is secretly a reverse-vampire.
I'm not sure what Jake has to gain by screwing people over who own a PS3 and 360 trying to make informed decisions, but jacking up the brightness on that 360 version yesterday to make it look worse was pretty low. I've realized the darker they kept that PS3 version, the less you notice the awful graphics of the backgrounds.
Let me clear the air once and for all: Jake Gaskill is a reverse-vampire. He did not, however, create the video in question. It was made by Jefferey Kanjanakanpanagana. But before you accuse Jeff of being on anyone's payroll, keep theses points in mind:
- This and all our comparo-video are captured with default brightness settings.
- We use the same video card to capture footage, so that doesn't cause the differences.
- We're not offering any editorial opinion -- To me, the versions they look slightly different, but neither looks "better."
- Kanjan cannot afford jeans without holes in them; he is not being paid off by anyone.
I hope this clears everything up.