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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
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post #411 of 610
Quote:
Originally Posted by beers View Post
Have you even played the demo?
Otherwise you'd agree.
Yeah I've blasted through a fair few hours on it already. Nice sized maps, nice graphics for multiplayer. Nice solid framerates. Good action, suit is improved. 6v6 actually works really well which I had my reservations about. So no, I obviously wouldn't agree. Seems like a well balanced multiplayer that maintains a nice consistent pacing, atleast between the 2 current maps.
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Originally Posted by Monkey92 View Post
It runs very well on mid-range systems (don't I remember TONS of people complaining that Crysis was "un-optimized" and "just a benchmark"? Make up your minds).

The changes they made to the nanosuit abilities greatly enhances their balance and usefulness to me. Being able to use a power jump and go into speedmode without changing suit modes is much more fluid and fun.

While they did almost directly copy the killstreak rewards from CoD, they introduced unique perks. They aren't overpowered, and nobody spams the abilities (I've only seen 1 or 2 air stomps).

The maps are small enough where snipers can still be useful, but it's nearly impossible to camp. (I've only seen 1 camper that I raged at, but he was shut down pretty quickly).

Personally, I *like* the small maps and 12 player max. It's less cluttered for me. Unlike small maps in CoD, the Crysis 2 maps aren't confined to linear paths, since you have the power jump.

Maybe it's just early, but I just see *alot* (read: I haven't seen any) less of the things that make me mad in other games (camping snipers, spawn camping, grenade spam).

While it obviously borrowed from other games, it did it well IMO.

Also, the graphics look amazing on my system, idk why people are complaining about them.
Good post. An actual informed opinion as opposed to *omg its dx9 and says press start durp durp cancel preorder*
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post #413 of 610
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^^ LOL I think this kid found the "start button" on his keyboard
Very smart. Call the guy who doesn't see red over a *press start* option a kid. But don't call all the over reacting people on here kids of course. Its perfectly mature to not fully express your opinion and just say *OMG IT SAID PRESS START SO I DELETED AND CANCELED ORDER, DURP PORT PORT*

Obviously thats far more mature. Kid.
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post #414 of 610
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Originally Posted by Monkey92 View Post
So the only thing y'all are complaining about is the dx9 and the "press start" thing? What did you think of the game?
- the DX9, when even the Crysis Demo in 2007 had DX10;

- the excessive glow and motion blur that can only be turned off by using command line parameters - and some people really don't like these being on;

- related to the above -> not being able to fine tune the game's graphical quality to suit specific PC setups/preferences. Only general Gamer/Advanced/Hardcore - and if there is more, why isn't it on the demo; after all this is not a feature from the console - consoles only have one setting;

- the "press Start; the please adjust your TV settings in the brightness menu, straight from the consoles;

- the aim assistance being turned on by default (good thing when using a console controller; completely out of touch for a keyboard+mouse combo, which is what every PC FPS gamer uses)



On to your question:

I played the demo and.. the game looks like a regular multi-player with regular graphics for what we are accustomed with recent releases. It does not stand out. I'm not going to buy the game based on this demo. I've got many other games to buy first.

And it's too short to have a more broad opinion. And that is also because it shouldn't have been a multi-player demo. These types of games have their strength on single player experiences; the will to see what comes around the corner, what enemies to fight next and how; the beautiful scenarios; the multi-player is a nice add-on, but nothing more than that.

You have tons of multi-player games out there that excel at what they do. And you even have some that only work as intended in multi-player / co-op mode, like Left 4 Dead - single player in this game is only useful to help with level/map reconnaissance.

There, my 2 cents.


Actually... well no, I wouldn't only pay 2 cents for this game. But certainly not € 49,99.
Edited by tpi2007 - 3/2/11 at 8:10am
 
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what if.. we're playing a console port demo and not the actual demo of the PC version?

Just saying.. sounds very unlikely
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not April fools yet though is it
    
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Wow..that was fun. After downloading, the menu asks for an account. So I use my regular e-mail. It says an account is already assigned to that email account. I say, well maybe I made one a while ago and I forgot about it. So I say, I will create a new. I enter all the details, use an unused email, it starts creating the account (It takes ages), and in the end it says "Nickname in use". So okay I say again, I use a new nickname, and retry. "Email in use". Apparently, every time you click create account, even without a proper nickname, it makes the account, but it is inaccessible. So I used 3-4 emails in order to get it, and when I finally get past that screen, the message "Could not connect to Multi-Player" appears.

OOOkay.
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I didn't even bother playing the demo after I saw you had to login, and it was only a mp demo. Immediately deleted it. I'll be waiting for the price to return to normal, aka $50 and below. $60 will be the normal when you can pry that money from my cold, dead, hands.
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Side Note:
I found this on another site that some of you might want to try out. Add this to the end of your exe shortcut for the demo....

+cl_fov=90 +r_DrawNearFoV=90 +pl_movement.power_sprint_targetFov=90 +r_MotionBlur=0 +g_skipIntro=1

Might help with some of the excessive motion blur and FoV that people don't like.[/QUOTE]

im trying to do that, where exactly do you put that in?
     
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Side Note:
I found this on another site that some of you might want to try out. Add this to the end of your exe shortcut for the demo....

+cl_fov=90 +r_DrawNearFoV=90 +pl_movement.power_sprint_targetFov=90 +r_MotionBlur=0 +g_skipIntro=1

Might help with some of the excessive motion blur and FoV that people don't like.

im trying to do that, where exactly do you put that in?
I'm at work now and have not tried it, but you would go the the properties for the .exe file to start the demo. Then in the "target" box add it to the end after the last quotation mark.
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