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Originally Posted by Kirby1 View Post
Cool but I bet anything lower than a 580 or 560SLI has no chance of running this smoothly unless at a low res.
So i am guessing you think a 480 would have to play on low res? I dont think so.. Im sure i will be able to play it just fine at high res
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With the new patch, no chance.
Crysis 2 (for PC) has been going for around 12GBP in the UK, which is around 19 USD.
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Polished turd is still only polished.
And I reiterate, this is more about justification of hardware purchases than about whether the game is any good.
People have started calling Witcher 2 GOTY...in JUNE...because it pushes 580's.
NOT because it's a great game.
I'm not sure why ppl just don't deal with 3dm11 and leave it at that.
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Polished turd is still only polished.
And I reiterate, this is more about justification of hardware purchases than about whether the game is any good.
People have started calling Witcher 2 GOTY...in JUNE...because it pushes 580's.
NOT because it's a great game.
I'm not sure why ppl just don't deal with 3dm11 and leave it at that.
+1
Cos Witcher 1 is alot better.

W2 has pron and no sex cards
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You do realize you just described Crysis 1.

Crysis 2 sucks because it was made to be better than Crysis 1, and it wasn't. It tanked, hard.
Crysis 1's story was garbage. As was the multiplayer. It was nothing but an amazing looking benchmark app.

He basically described Half Life 2.
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Crysis 1's story was garbage. As was the multiplayer. It was nothing but an amazing looking benchmark app.
Multiplayer was the only fun thing about it for me. I never even knew it had single player. It was new at the time. Starting off in your base or from a sub and the vehicles; it was fun back then. Upgrading to a 8800GTX and FX-57 that could barely handle the game gave a reason to spend thousands of dollars on a PC for once.
Edited by PoopaScoopa - 6/22/11 at 12:43am
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Screw it not worth commenting.....
Edited by pioneerisloud - 6/22/11 at 12:53am
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So Crysis is the perfect PC game? The story sucks ass (aliens on a deserted island, yea come on please try again) , gameplay is boring and tiresome, visuals were great, BUT NO ONE COULD SEE THEM PERSONALLY, and so I mean, Crysis was not that great a game. Crysis 2 has a mediocre story ( I actually like it, but it is in fact very generic. Though it is actually existent, unlike it's older brother ). refined gameplay (if you are trying to compare it to COD like most people do, you won't get far as they are completely different) that is exciting and fun, and visuals that look great themselves, and don't require the top of the line PC to play.....
The original game's story was excellent, not from a novel or a movie perspective, but from a game stand point. The story opened up a wide variety of levels and different environments, especially towards the end. Plus it wasn't a very engaging plot, it stayed true to being a shooter, not an action movie. And honestly, maybe I analyze things too much but the plots in all these linear FPS games, including Crysis 2 tend to be god-awful. There are exceptions but I'd really prefer if gameplay was the focus, not whether or not I can slide down a mountain on a snow mobile in sync with theatrical music.

But really, the best part about Crysis which separates it from it's sequel was the gameplay. You really can play any Crysis level (Okay any of the first six) in over a dozen different ways. Try that in Crysis 2, or Call of Duty, or any other single player FPS. The original Crysis was not a linear game, that was what made it so entertaining. You could plan out and make strategies before barging into an area full of enemies. Not just that, but in the heat of battle you had so many different options for taking down enemies.

Crysis 2 is watered down. The levels are practically a straight line, there are two suit options instead of four, there's no lean or prone. The vehicles are a sort of cruel joke. Honestly if you put the two games' story-lines aside, you'd think the original Crysis was the actual sequel.
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Crysis 1's story was garbage. As was the multiplayer. It was nothing but an amazing looking benchmark app.

He basically described Half Life 2.

I have said this to people forever, and there are still people I know who claim it is one of the best games ever made...There was absolutely nothing unique or differentiating about its gameplay, in fact it was half as good as any of the other shooters on the market. It was just an extremely pretty game. I could never ever get myself to play past halfway through out of pure boredom of doing the same thing 20 times over...
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The site is 404'in at the main link and homepage says site is down, looks like their bringing the downloads up.
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