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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 #91 of 610
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Originally Posted by d-block View Post
There sure are a lot of drama queens on this board today.
you must be new here.
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post #92 of 610
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There sure are a lot of drama queens on this board today.
Actually, I absolutely agree lol.

It says "Press start!"

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post #93 of 610
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Originally Posted by robwadeson View Post
This is a signal of the slow death of PC gaming. Devs can choose to develop Crysis 2 on pc but instead they chose to port it from console that means we are no longer where the money comes from but the consoles...

That's the reason why I don't see the point of upgrading to the latest stuff just to max out games that's going to be obsolete in a few years... Have fun with the demo, btw my pc can't run any game other than farmville
Now I'm not sure where exactly developers get their money from in total or in part.

But, is it possible Nvidia/ATI or what ever powers that be that make money off of PC games would prevent this from happening? It would appear that if PC gaming were in total decline, same will happen to their GPU sales. Now seeing the Nvidia/ATI logo's in games, tells me that developers are making some money from them. But I would think Nvidia/ATI would start upping the ante to developers so they get to keep on selling their cards.

While I realize gamers that upgrade GPU's constantly is likely a small niche and Nvidia/ATI have other means to generate revenue....but in terms of business, you don't let a good thing go provided it's still generating you money.

So I guess my point is, dying of PC games is unlikely.
Edited by dedmonwakin - 3/1/11 at 11:42am
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post #94 of 610
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Was disappointed at how it looks and plays, so I'll be skipping this game till it hits the bargain bin, bring on Duke Nukem.
It's not like Duke Nukem is going to be all about PC, if you saw Duke using xbox controller in the end of the trailer, it should give you a clue who their target audience is.
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post #95 of 610
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Not surprised.
They'll make more money off of console gamers.
IF console gamers are even interested in this game. A lot of my friends that mainly game on xbox360 weren't impressed by this game...
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post #96 of 610
yep same as TDU 2 awsome game i might add, but it has to be played with a controler.... all the button graphics show the red, yellow, blue, green buttons of an xbox 360 controler and it don't have a keyboard equilvilant of some keys, making it impossible to do somethings without a keyboard or completly redo your key settings
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post #97 of 610
it was like crytek reached out from my computer screen and slapped me in the face. not happy. gonna go kill myself now
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Played two hours of the demo, and all the time I was wondering: "what the f is Crytek thinking?"

I mean, why release a demo for your upcoming game on the PC if that's the exact opposite of the thing most PC gamers want out of crysis 2.

First of all, at this point people are worried about the game being consolized and that the graphics might not be as good as before.

Second, pretty much no PC gamer cares for crysis multiplayer, especially C2 multiplayer.

PC gamers are afraid of porting and are starting to hate devs that cater much much more to the consoles.

By releasing this demo crytek pretty much shot themselves in the foot. It has nothing the PC gaming community wanted, they should have just refrained from ever releasing a demo.

And if they wanted to release something, they should have just made a quick benchmark. That would have solved all their problems if it could have been run with dx11 and maxed out graphics. That wouldn't have been something people would have complained about. It would have felt normal considering the kind of game c1 was.

I firmly believe that losing your original audience is bad for bussiness, and by releasing a demo like this; that's what crytek might be risking.
 
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Originally Posted by dedmonwakin View Post
Now I'm not sure where exactly developers get their money from in total or in part.

But, is it possible Nvidia/ATI or what ever powers that be that make money off of PC games would prevent this from happening? It would appear that if PC gaming were in total decline, same will happen to their GPU sales. Now seeing the Nvidia/ATI logo's in games, tells me that developers are making some money from them. But I would think Nvidia/ATI would start upping the ante to developers so they get to keep on selling their cards.

While I realize gamers that upgrade GPU's constantly is likely a small niche and Nvidia/ATI have other means to generate revenue....but in terms of business, you don't let a good thing go provided it's still generating you money.

So I guess my point is, dying of PC games is unlikely.
While I do agree with you that PC gaming isn't going to die very soon, guess who makes the GPUs for Xbox? ATI. Guess who makes the GPUs for PS3s? Nvidia. While the video cards for a desktop may cost a whole lot more, the ratio of consoles sold to desktop cards sold is probably quite large.
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Now I'm not sure where exactly developers get their money from in total or in part.

But, is it possible Nvidia/ATI or what ever powers that be that make money off of PC games would prevent this from happening? It would appear that if PC gaming were in total decline, same will happen to their GPU sales. Now seeing the Nvidia/ATI logo's in games, tells me that developers are making some money from them. But I would think Nvidia/ATI would start upping the ante to developers so they get to keep on selling their cards.

While I realize gamers that upgrade GPU's constantly is likely a small niche and Nvidia/ATI have other means to generate revenue....but in terms of business, you don't let a good thing go provided it's still generating you money.

So I guess my point is, dying of PC games is unlikely.
Well here is the link to OCN news: http://www.overclock.net/video-game-...pc-gaming.html it CERTAINLY is dying a slow death.... And while many people can live with the graphics of PS3 and xbox. People don't always feel to spend more money and the hassle to build PC so yea....you get the point
    
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