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[IGN] An Interview With Crysis 2's Author, Richard Morgan

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AWESOMESAUCE!! Need to preorder this now. The author really seems to have his stuff down; haven't read up on his novels but this seems like a keeper.
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>implying Crysis 2 has a story

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Crysis 2 has a great story, up there with MGS (PSX) imo
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Crysis 2 is already ruined by the New York settings. There is already a ton of games and movies about guns, bad guys and New York, be ORIGINAL.

Oh and Alcatraz just doesnt stick as a name for the game hero.

Nomad or Psycho should have been #1.
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definitely on my to buy list
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I want Psycho and Nomad back. <3 even though the first game didn't have much of a story, the second one was a huge improvement. I think the first game was more of a demo to see if what they wanted to do could work. Like a prototype for Crysis 2. I want them to go back to the old nanosuit though with that control panel that's easily accessible.
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Originally Posted by DeadSkull View Post
Crysis 2 is already ruined by the New York settings. There is already a ton of games and movies about guns, bad guys and New York, be ORIGINAL.

Oh and Alcatraz just doesnt stick as a name for the game hero.

Nomad or Psycho should have been #1.
The thing is, they don't play on the fact it's set in New York - which is the right way to do it. I think an actual landmark is properly brought into conversational focus once (not going to spoil it). He is called Alcatraz but he's also called something else..

Also, crysis 2 feels more about staying alive than bad guys with guns, even with the Nano suit he feels pretty vulnerable as a character.

I agree though that they should have brought back Psycho, what a character he was.
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Crysis 2 has a great story, up there with MGS (PSX) imo
Worst story for a game I have played this year. You run around killing humans then run around killing aliens.

Nothing really happens.
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For those that haven't read any of Richard K. Morgan's novels, Altered Carbon is a must-read. The rest of his stuff isn't bad, but his first novel really is his best.

On a side note, I wonder if Crysis 2 is holding up the sequel to The Steel Remains?
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Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp View Post
Worst story for a game I have played this year. You run around killing humans then run around killing aliens.

Nothing really happens.
You're inability to read into a story has failed you then.
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