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Freelancer's point still stands though. Look at the pre-recorded footage from the last ALIENS game (that they claimed was 'live'), versus the actual game that shipped.
Funny how the Halo 2 video you linked, wasn't actually pre-recorded.
That actually has various versions of that demo floating around online seeing how it was exactly that, a demo.
The server was running locally (there were no problems related to this), the machines they had for demo were brand new Alienware systems that they didn't have access to until the day of the demo......
Yeah, actually I did. When you're making a live presentation you have a backup in case your project fails irrecoverably. If you're showing off a website, that means a local offline copy. Networked...
Did you expect something else? There's a reason most game studios barely ever show anything off early anymore, and its people who don't understand that what they're seeing isn't representative of a...