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Electronic Arts and CryTek have finally revealed some preliminary information on the recent announced Crysis: Warhead - and the news may shock a few of you who were waiting for something extraordinary.

Mainly because you aren't going to get it here.

Speaking to Eurogamer briefly, CryTek boss Cevat Yerli outlined what Warhead is exactly and confirmed a few of the rumours that are currently circulating.

It turns out that rather than the next game in the series, Crysis: Warhead is a standalone expansion pack for the original game which, much like the original Half-Life expansions, will tell the same story as the original game but do it through the eyes of another character. In this case, that character is the British Sergeant, Psycho.

The expansion will feature new weapons and vehicles over the original Crysis and will be the first game to be released from CryTek's Budapest studio, who are also aiming to introduce new multiplayer content to the game.

Expected to hit shelves this Autumn, CryTek has also confirmed that Warhead will be a PC exclusive title, despite rumours that a console release was also planned.

"With Warhead, we are focusing on refining our storytelling and game performance, while also delivering more of the visually stunning graphics and immersive, free-roaming gameplay everyone loved in Crysis," said Cevat.
Sounds good to me. As long as they actually get it out this year.
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As long as the coding has been much better improved... it is still merely a benchmark.
    
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Parallel Storylines...You can't beat HL when it comes to em...
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being a major crysis fan, i cant wait
    
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as if psycho did anything worthwhile in the game except for guarding helena and issuing orders to nomad
    
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as if psycho did anything worthwhile in the game except for guarding helena and issuing orders to nomad
lol. I think much of the coding will be the same, just new objects in the levels (cars/weapons) and new level obviously. I am not holding my breath for a major optimization of this new Crysis but I am happy they are pushing for a Autumn release, Crysis really grabbed me when I bought it.

Let's hope they fix, or redo the entire MP aspect, as it sucks monkey butt.
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With Warhead, we are focusing on refining our storytelling and game performance
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Psycho, means we're guaranteed no alien mothership foolery. That section was just so tedious..

I think this will be much more fun than the original.
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I hope they fixed most of the bugs- I get sooo many little errors, such as no footstep sound on certain surfaces and the vtol pilots standing up while flying (clipping through the canopy)... also the fact that the game will run sort of choppy on certain levels even when the listed minimum framerate is 20+... And the fact that antialiasing won't stay on...

I'm not asking for it to be easy to run- pretty graphics takes power- but I DO want it to run CORRECTLY!
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sounds cool but for multiplay they need to take the crysis engine optimize it for online play and just make it a BF2 style conquest game with control points and have the tanks, apc's, helo's, jeeps, and vtols available.
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