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Five of The Best: Water

Splash screen.

Five of the Best is a weekly series we've resurrected for supporters because we wanted to do something nice for them - for you. It's a series about highlighting incidental features in games that often get overlooked. And it's also a series about having your say, so don't be shy, use those comments below and join in!

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I've always thought water and graphics cards were best friends. I'm not saying I'd sling a graphics card in the bath, though. Can you imagine what Digital Foundry would say if I did that? They'd End Task me. I mean in the sense that water has always been that elusive element for graphics cards to try and display. Whenever there's been a generational leap in technology, recreating water seems to be near the heart of it.

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