Originally Posted by stingerhs
as far as the game with the best graphics, Oblivion definitely ranks very highly on my list, but after playing Half Life 2: Lost Coast, i know that HL2: Episode 2 has potential to look much better than Oblivion (and that's saying quite a bit). overall, though, Gears of War completely blew me away with how good it looks when i played it. so, it gets my vote.
I think Oblivion does environments better than any game I've seen out there but the character models leave a lot to be desired. I suppose that is the sacrifice made when you add in the option for the player to model a face for themselves.