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Going to add a +1 to Crysis. This video alone should make it worth downloading

I must be odd ball out. I just could not get into Crysis at all. Sorry to say, but it actually bored me.
 
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Unreal Tournament
UT2003 (and it's stand-along expansion; UT2004)
Diablo, Diablo II
Age of Empires, Age of Kings (and it's expansion; The Conquerors), Age of Mythology
Max Payne 2
F.E.A.R
Far Cry (The proper Crytek Far Cry, not the imitators)
Crysis (the true Far Cry 2)
S.T.A.L.K.E.R
The Witcher 3 (the most impressive thing on the PC since Crysis)
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I must be odd ball out. I just could not get into Crysis at all. Sorry to say, but it actually bored me.

Crysis was the last true flagship PC game, so it will always hold great significance for me. It's what PC gaming was meant to be about: pushing the limits of technology, smooth engines, clean mouse input, proper manual saving, PC-centric UIs, no-nonsense controls...

Crysis wasn't perfect, but it was one last great stride before PC gaming descended into mundanity under the weight of the console ball-and-chain.
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Crysis was the last true flagship PC game, so it will always hold great significance for me. It's what PC gaming was meant to be about: pushing the limits of technology, smooth engines, clean mouse input, proper manual saving, PC-centric UIs, no-nonsense controls...

Crysis wasn't perfect, but it was one last great stride before PC gaming descended into mundanity under the weight of the console ball-and-chain.

I would disagree pretty strongly with that. Arma 3 has a large scope that consoles can't handle, and Star Citizen is coming up with nice high poly textures in the next year or so.
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I would disagree pretty strongly with that. Arma 3 has a large scope that consoles can't handle, and Star Citizen is coming up with nice high poly textures in the next year or so.

I'll give you Arma 3, although it doesn't fill me with awe the same way Cysis did. As for Star Citizen, we'll see...
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Doom 2016. Best FPS single player since Half-Life 1/2. thumb.gif
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Doom 2016. Best FPS single player since Half-Life 1/2. thumb.gif

I personally never considered Half Life to be even half decent FPS. Way too slow and story-heavy. HL2 improved on the action and graphics, but still a far cry from classic genre-defining FPS games like Doom, Quake and UT.

PS: "Half Life 1/2" looks like you're saying "Half Life Half", or "Quarter Life", to be mathematically annoying biggrin.gif
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I personally never considered Half Life to be even half decent FPS. Way too slow and story-heavy. HL2 improved on the action and graphics, but still a far cry from classic genre-defining FPS games like Doom, Quake and UT.

PS: "Half Life 1/2" looks like you're saying "Half Life Half", or "Quarter Life", to be mathematically annoying biggrin.gif
I was such a Doom fanboy when Half-Life one came out that I dismissed it entirely for the first few months it was out, despite one of my best friends swearing it was great. After I finally gave it a chance I was pretty blown away, there was just something special about. I don't know how to describe it, but for me it was as important as those games you mention, and I adore those. I actually slightly prefer HL1 to HL2 as well.
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Crysis was the last true flagship PC game, so it will always hold great significance for me. It's what PC gaming was meant to be about: pushing the limits of technology, smooth engines, clean mouse input, proper manual saving, PC-centric UIs, no-nonsense controls...

Crysis wasn't perfect, but it was one last great stride before PC gaming descended into mundanity under the weight of the console ball-and-chain.

I understand at that time of its release it was pushing things. But, the thing is I never played it back then (had no gaming PC back then). I have tried playing it and the game just seem shallow to me. Fancy graphics, but just nothing else to keep me interested. I'm more of person that play games for gameplay and art direction plus story line. Realistic graphics are actually a bit of a turn off for me as they look bland. Enjoy graphics with a bit more flare or unique art style (reason I actually like how games like Okami, Wind Waker, and Dishonored look).

Heck, think when that game came out I was happily playing on my Gamecube and my Uncle's old SNES (played the crap out of that console every chance I got).
 
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I understand at that time of its release it was pushing things. But, the thing is I never played it back then (had no gaming PC back then). I have tried playing it and the game just seem shallow to me. Fancy graphics, but just nothing else to keep me interested. I'm more of person that play games for gameplay and art direction plus story line. Realistic graphics are actually a bit of a turn off for me as they look bland. Enjoy graphics with a bit more flare or unique art style (reason I actually like how games like Okami, Wind Waker, and Dishonored look).

Heck, think when that game came out I was happily playing on my Gamecube and my Uncle's old SNES (played the crap out of that console every chance I got).

Personally I find Crysis 1 to be one of the weaker entries in the series. It had more potential than it actually delivered on, but PC folks are a bit biased because it looked so great. The first half of the game is it's only good part (IMO), and the suit powers drain so fast that it's really not that fun using it. Had the entire game been like the first half, and the suit been as good as C2/3 it would have been much better. The expansion Warhead was easily better over all IMO. Seriously for those with Crysis glasses on, go back and play that second half, especially the in ship section. If that isn't one of the worst sections in gaming I don't know what is.
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I don't know if it has been recommended, but Lego Star Wars- The Complete Saga will always be one of my favorite games.  Not only is the core game fun, but hours can be spent having fun in the central hub.  It is also a perfect game for completionist people.  In fact, the majority of Lego games have that appeal.  I highly recommend if you enjoy Lego, Star Wars, puzzles, completion, or fun co-op games.  I probably should have recommended it during the "May the 4th be with you" Steam sale.  It was around $2.00 then.  The only issue is Steam doesn't have achievements like the original console versions.  There is still plenty of completionist stuff in-game though, so it isn't too much of a downfall.

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