Okay, if you want honesty: we can't usually tell the difference between Xbox 360 and PS3 clips when put side-by-side. We've been gaming since characters were less detailed than gingerbread men, so comparison clips always look like two gateways to the future chugging along next to each other. But if DigitalFoundry
tells us there's juddering, then we're inclined to believe them, no matter what juddering
Luckily, the team seems to be pretty happy with the PS3 version of Assassin's Creed II
, following the original iteration's disappointing performance on the platform. That said, though the two consoles versions are much closer to each other this time, the site still leans towards the Xbox 360 version of the game for its sharper picture and smoother performance.
For what it's worth, we think they're both winners.