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Who feels insulted by the Crysis 2 demo?

Poll Results: Are you worried about the PC version of Crysis 2 after playing the demo?

 
  • 40% (340)
    Yes, I'm pretty sure it's going to be crap.
  • 33% (279)
    I'm reserving judgment for now.
  • 11% (99)
    No, I think it's going to be fine.
  • 13% (114)
    UR A STOOPID DUMHEAD
832 Total Votes  
post #1 of 610
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I'm not talking about the gameplay or the graphics or anything like that. I'm talking about the blatant evidence that it's an effortless console port. "Press START to continue". NAT type displayed. Autoaim.

Crysis 1 got where it is because of PC gamers. If they'd released it on console with run of the mill graphics the franchise would have died ages ago with nary a whimper.

Now I don't mind them trying to appeal to the console market with Crysis 2. There's a lot of money there. But we keep seeing evidence that very little effort is being put into the PC version, culminating in this demo that feels like a direct pull of the console version of the game, without even the five minutes of adjusting settings to make it more homey for PC gamers.

It's insulting. I'm not going to make the snap judgment that the final game will be crap on PC, but right now I'm not very hopeful.
post #2 of 610
Yeah... Auto Aim and Press Start to continue.. I lol'd really hard
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post #3 of 610
First vote! Yeah!
post #4 of 610
I haven't even played the demo yet but I am already disappointed. Reeks of the original Lost Planet ('Press Start to continue', A/B buttons beside menu options, etc).

BF3 can't get here soon enough...
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Autoaim, Press Start, SLI broken (performance better with SLI disabled, 10 fps better in fact)...sad sad day. Crytek is not exactly getting me hyped for the game and therefore I voted that I think it will be crap (crap = mediocre).
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post #6 of 610
I'm currently downloading, so I haven't played it yet.

This does really bother me, it is like they can't be bothered to make a menu that is localized for the platform. It is just like having a console game that says "press the space bar to continue".

It may not be the case, but it screams "No attention paid to polishing this game for PC". Why else would you leave those elements in the game. I would be embarrassed to leave that in the final product.
    
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post #7 of 610
CryTek can't screw over PC gamers.

They know they we will get super pissed and ignore and blast their crap like we did with Black Ops.
post #8 of 610
Ughhhh!
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completely broken game in almost every way a game can be broken.
    
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post #10 of 610
Even though I don't have my sig rig working at the moment, it seems I'm not missing out on anything, really.

It's just downright shameful that companies are so careless about giving the PC gamer the finger.

It's like they don't even care anymore. Perhaps they don't.
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