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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 #561 of 610
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Originally Posted by fr0sty_ View Post
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).
actually I was getting about 40-60 fps then i used the EVGA SLI Enhancement.. and now i get 70-100 with both gpus running nearly 100% which i must say having the boosted minimum fps makes this game alot more fun/fluid


**this is on Hardcore 1920x1080 no vsync
     
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Well I've finally had a chance to thoroughly test it out and, quite honestly, it's kind of lame.

I don't like the dumbed down controls.

I don't like the fact I can't disable motion blur --really bothers me.

Graphics aren't any better than Warhead --if at all. DX9 only WTH?

Mouse movements seem choppy, especially with the sniper rifle. Apropos about the sniper rifle, I don't like having to use two buttons to zoom in. Wth is that crap?

The suits look very similar to Halo --not Crysis.

Gameplay, so far, is either deathmatch or conquest type. Kind of generic.

I do like the stealth kills though

While it doesn't seem horrible, it's not great either. It seems a lot more generic. Although, you've gotta admit it's pretty hard to fill the shoes of Crysis 1.
If there aren't a lot of refinements to the PC version of the game, I can foresee it not doing too well in that segment. Unless it has some sort of spectacular story line. Even then, I can see a lot of people not getting it.
Edited by BlackOmega - 3/5/11 at 9:26pm
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Youre all going to buy it anyway...
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post #564 of 610
Your speaking to a PC community, of that a portion of the PC community pirates games to give them a decent demo work through to see if it is even worth touching. Then we buy it =)

Honestly if Crytek wanted to make any money the way they are going right now they'd been better off not doing a PC demo and just strictly 360. Leaving PC users unknown on content etc.


Oh and waiting on a number of releases, generally if they won't speak up directly about it, E.g. Dx11 on release, etc, it aint happening. It isn't something developers hide if its going to be in there favor.
Edited by Neokolzia - 3/5/11 at 11:19pm
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Originally Posted by Neokolzia View Post
Your speaking to a PC community, of that a large portion of the PC community pirates games to give them a decent demo work through to see if it is even worth touching. Then we buy it =)

Honestly if Crytek wanted to make any money the way they are going right now they'd been better off not doing a PC demo and just strictly 360. Leaving PC users unknown on content etc.


Oh and waiting on a number of releases, generally if they won't speak up directly about it, E.g. Dx11 on release, etc, it aint happening. It isn't something developers hide if its going to be in there favor.
Count me out of that large portion.............I'm not broke and I'm not a thief. I highly doubt that a pirated game is eventually paid for by the pirater...it defeats the purpose of getting something for nothing. (That's like going to the store and stealing something.....then come back a week later telling the clerk, I liked the product...I wanna pay of it now....WTH?) Anyway, if that's the common assumption that a large portion of PC gamers pirate their games....I don't know if I even want to proclaim being a PC gamer now.
Edited by dedmonwakin - 3/5/11 at 10:06pm
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Count me out of that large portion.............I'm not broke and I'm not a thief. I highly doubt that a pirated game is eventually paid for by the pirater...it defeats the purpose of getting something for nothing. (That's like going to the store and stealing something.....then come back a week later telling the clerk, I liked the product...I wanna pay of it now....WTH?) Anyway, if that's the common assumption that a large portion of PC gamers pirate their games....I don't know if I even want to proclaim being a PC gamer now.
I'm with ya on that. I don't pirate games. I don't pirate anything I can afford to pay for.
I figure someone worked pretty hard on that app or whatever, they should be rightfully compensated for it. It's the only honorable thing to do.
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Ok, I apologize for the previous comment and changed it a bit to hopefully make it more restricted. As I over generalized considerably on the piracy topic. And I agree with supporting developers.

I understand your critism, but I just don't agree with supporting console ports, to this date I don't think I've ever actually wanted to play one on PC, though there was a couple I wanted to give a quick run through, and guess what I didn't get more then couple hours through them they were so bad. (An Unofficial Demo)

There have been enough developers now they gain their reputation from the PC community and do a 180 and jump right into the land quick tasteless money and hormone raging thirteen year olds.
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Careful at how much blame you put on the developer...
the publisher decides more than a fair amount of what goes on...
like release dates... and why we do not have Directx 11.
    
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Careful at how much blame you put on the developer...
the publisher decides more than a fair amount of what goes on...
like release dates... and why we do not have Directx 11.
But it ususally is the developer =D, specially when they say nothing on the topic, saw the exact same with with Codemasters and Operation Flashpoint 2 Dragon Rising.

Hype, hype hype, wth... (XXX is broken), Developer silence.

The fact they aren't boasting about having Dx11 at all means something is fishy.


Anyway different note: Playing Max Settings 1920x1080 FPS: 44-55 on Sig Rig, not bad I thinks.
Edited by Neokolzia - 3/5/11 at 11:34pm
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Count me out of that large portion.............I'm not broke and I'm not a thief. I highly doubt that a pirated game is eventually paid for by the pirater...it defeats the purpose of getting something for nothing. (That's like going to the store and stealing something.....then come back a week later telling the clerk, I liked the product...I wanna pay of it now....WTH?) Anyway, if that's the common assumption that a large portion of PC gamers pirate their games....I don't know if I even want to proclaim being a PC gamer now.
The point isn't to get something for nothing as much as it is not to be screwed out of your hard earned cash. The industry has changed pretty substantially over the years. Most games don't have demos, are not properly tested anymore and released in beta stage, are simple rehashes of the same game, or overall just crappy. The thought of forcing someone to plunk down $60 without even allowing someone to try the product is kind of ridiculous.

Quality developers are rewarded for their work more often by this crowd than lazy cash-mongering studios that only rehash garbage and stifle innovation.
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