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Crysis is nothing more than a benchmark game, period. Good job making a game only 10% of the PC population can play. Obviously their not in it for the money or maybe they are because they ran out of money to pay developers to come out with new patches and now they rather make another Crysis game.
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classic EA support for ya...

"we're sorry the game had so many bugs, but we've got something better for you - a new game that we can use to milk your money from you..."
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crysis brought a ton of gameplay elements to the table that hadn't really been seen before. destructible vegetation/buildings, the suit, open environments, etc.
and didn't do anything major with them... ie, the suit did very little to make the game worthwhile
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Crysis is nothing more than a benchmark game, period. Good job making a game only 10% of the PC population can play. Obviously their not in it for the money or maybe they are because they ran out of money to pay developers to come out with new patches and now they rather make another Crysis game.
That is your uneducated opinion. Unfortunately I highly disagree, as MANY people enjoyed the game......myself included.
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post #45 of 51
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and didn't do anything major with them... ie, the suit did very little to make the game worthwhile
i disagree; the suit adds a ton to the game. invisibility, speed, high-jumping, etc. someone who is good with the suit controls is going to do much better than someone who is not. crysis brought more new gameplay elements to the table than cod4. it's just that the system requirements were too high.

this mindless beating up on crysis is pretty lame lol; it wasn't perfect but it was a good game in many ways
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i disagree; the suit adds a ton to the game. invisibility, speed, high-jumping, etc. someone who is good with the suit controls is going to do much better than someone who is not. crysis brought more new gameplay elements to the table than cod4. it's just that the system requirements were too high.

this mindless beating up on crysis is pretty lame lol; it wasn't perfect but it was a good game in many ways
I agree. People are really quick to proclaim COD4 as an innovative game, etc., when in fact it's the exact same FPS we've been playing for years.....
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I agree. People are really quick to proclaim COD4 as an innovative game, etc., when in fact it's the exact same FPS we've been playing for years.....
agreed
post #48 of 51
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Any kind of source? I wonder how much of those 3 million people were able to actually play it lol.
That's what I was wondering. They cry and whine about piracy this and that when the fact is that not very many people can even run Crysis.
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I thought it was a decent game. The best no, but i enjoy playing it. I went through it on medium settings the first time with no problems. Now I'm playing it on high on the second go around. I had to turn off AA but other then that it's been smooth frame rates and my rig doesn't cost more then $1200. I remember reading on PC Gamer Mag that they tested Crysis on system that just had the minimal requirements(AMD 3500+ 64 and a Nvidia 7800GT i think) and it played but on low settings. But I have to agree if Crysis had lower system requirements to play it on max setting they might have sold even more copies.
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Heh, even I can't play this game on all high yet.

But yea, it got a lot of hype about its graphics and people bought it to see for themselves. Too bad many won't even get it too look nice, probably even those pirates who spend hours downloading just to find out they can't play it well.
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