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I actually liked it, but I like Crysis more.
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I actually liked it, but I like Crysis more.
I agree with this. Perhaps I was disappointed with some aspects, but overall I thought it was a decent game.
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I do agree with you to a certain extent, but the storytelling is still pretty good! I just feel like some of the levels are a drag, in-fact, most of them! I don't find it fun being stuck in a linear city with barely any options other than to plough through hordes of bad AI.

I did enjoy the multiplayer until I realised how unrewarding and unbalanced it is. It almost feels repetitive, like each game is predictable, and you find yourself either being completely out-classed, or there's some really rubbish FPS players barely managing to shoot you.

It still feels unfinished the multiplayer, and to my mind it should focus more on teamwork other than mindless killing. Which each match turns out to be, no one even goes for the drops!

The killstreaks don't make sense and are ridiculously overpowered, first person to get three kills usually wins! That's where they've got the balance totally wrong.

The new suit feels limited too, even though the features are there such as:

Power jumps
Cloak
Maximum Armour

They still feel half arsed, and not that necessary, especially when you have someone online with a M60 LMG headshotting you from half a mile away while you're cloaked! Definitely no point in being a Sniper unless you want to get dominated by M60 noobs, or spend half your time in hiding waiting for the right moment to pop out, until you realise other people can cloak too, and you're just as vulnerable as when you weren't cloaked, at least you can whack armour mode on and take an extra 5 shots before you're out!

I miss the open-ended-ness of Crysis, especially the multiplayer! No copters, or planes? Totally ruined the whole "feel" of Crysis. This game should not claim to be a Crysis 2, this is not a "second" Crysis. Crysis was one step forwards, Crysis 2 is 2 steps back.

Although, I do enjoy the game, but in comparison to the original, even without graphics mods, is a far more enthralling game with plenty of headroom for more! So why don't they just fully optimise the old Crysis, I don't understand? Was CryEngine 2 not good enough or something? Yeah CryEngine 3 has better capabilities such as DX11, but seriously... am I missing something?

Sorry for my rant, I'm just disappointed in Crysis 2. Although, it still deserves a good 7/10! If Crysis 2 came out before Crysis (although numerologically implausible) I would say yeah, this is an epic game, but after Crysis, this is just another game that's going to collect virtual dust (as I have a digital copy)!

If you haven't experienced the glory of vanilla Crysis, I'd suggest maybe trying this game, but if you have, stay away, you'll only be disappointed.
    
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I actually liked it, but I like Crysis more.
Well im willing to give it a second chance. How is the multi player? Man why does it seem like single player campains feel all the same these days? There really short and way to many cut scenes ( where the hell is all the gameplay) I want a game to blow me away. Damn you consoles for making it all about turn and burn for profit!!!
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Some people hate the gameplay in the first Crysis because they just plainly don't know how to play the game. Stop playing the game like COD and you will see that it is actually tons of fun.
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Crysis 2 is enjoyable.

My #1 played game? nope.
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Some people hate the gameplay in the first Crysis because they just plainly don't know how to play the game. Stop playing the game like COD and you will see that it is actually tons of fun.
I agree with this. Crysis is one of those games that's boring to point and shoot. You have to combo the suit functions to get the most out of it. Using melee, sabatoge and throwing objects at enemies will make the game more interactive and fun. Nanosuit Ninja on YouTube shows how Crysis should be played. If people play the game like that, you'll see there are tons of ways to clear an area without turning it into another CoD shooter.
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Some people hate the gameplay in the first Crysis because they just plainly don't know how to play the game. Stop playing the game like COD and you will see that it is actually tons of fun.
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I agree with this. Crysis is one of those games that's boring to point and shoot. You have to combo the suit functions to get the most out of it. Using melee, sabatoge and throwing objects at enemies will make the game more interactive and fun. Nanosuit Ninja on YouTube shows how Crysis should be played. If people play the game like that, you'll see there are tons of ways to clear an area without turning it into another CoD shooter.
This.. FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, THIS!!!11one!!1.
Also, modding the game can change the way it looks and feels by a lot. Time of Day settings do this even without compromising performance. Granted, high resolution textures always take their toll.
Edited by Goaky - 5/22/11 at 4:42am
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Crysis 2 is fun in small doses. But the graphics really aren't great AT ALL. TBH the only game that's really lived up to my expectations this year is Dead Space 2.
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