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Poll Results: Crysis 2's graphics are going to be...

Poll expired: Mar 21, 2011  
  • 68% (64)
    Worse than Crysis 1's, an obvious case of consoles holding PCs back
  • 31% (30)
    A continuation of the great strides Crytek has made for PC graphics for years
94 Total Votes  
post #1 of 21
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The Game

So, in another thread, I posted this in jest:
Quote:
What we should do is compile a great big list. People who are optimistic about C2's graphics go on one list, people who says its gonna blow a big one and downgrade from C1 visuals go on the other. Then all talk of this useless crap ceases until the actual game comes out, and all the people who were wrong get their user title to "stupid noob" for a week.
So I decided to actually do it.

There are two points of view. There is no in between.

1) Crysis 2 should look better than Crysis 1, no exceptions. The full game will look worse than Crysis 1 overall.
2) Crysis 2 is a multiplayer demo in DX9 on high gfx setting. The full thing will look better.

Make your prediction and vote in the (public) poll.

This whole thing is based on the honor system, and is meant to be all in fun. Hopefully it will also make people think how ridiculous the debate over an unreleased game's graphics is as well.
If you predict the wrong (or right) side, please follow through with the consequences.


The Consequences

For a week following the release of Crysis 2 and the resolution of this debate, you must change your sig to something regarding the accuracy of your prediction of Crysis 2's graphics.
There are 4 possible outcomes, depending on your side and the outcome. You must change your sig to the appropriate one, again don't forget that I am not much for words and you are encouraged to change it to your liking (with the overall meaning intact, obviously).

1) I was wrong about Crysis 2, and stupidly believed in the end Crytek would pull off a technical marvel again. I am a noob for believing so.

2) I was wrong about Crysis 2, and stupidly believed in the end Crysis 2 would look like a deuce in a paper bag. I am a noob for believing so.

3) I was right about Crysis 2, and rightly believed in the end Crysis 2 would look like a deuce in a paper bag. I am the last vanguard of the PC gaming master race.

4) I was right about Crysis 2, and rightly believed in the end Crytek would pull off a technical marvel again. I am the last vanguard of the PC gaming master race.

For an example of mine, see the spoiler text:
I stupidly followed the flock of sheep believing that Crytek would never, ever bow to the console crowd and make a game that wouldn't make my computer explode. I now realize I was stupid to believe such fallacies and hate myself for not cancelling my pre-order and sticking it to the man with a river of verbal diarrhea complaining about a demo. Because of my transgressions, I am a useless console loving noob.



Now, please keep in mind that this is all in fun. Please keep all serious talk of this debate out of this thread, but feel free to poke and prod others in the aim of having some good old fashioned fun. If you are unable to take it all in stride and have a good laugh at yourself, please do not waste your time here.
Edited by angrysasquatch - 3/1/11 at 8:09pm
    
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post #2 of 21
lighting is stunning, textures SUCK.............. full game better look better....
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post #3 of 21
crysis 2 to will own will to bet number #2 in my sig on it (the choice #2 and a number 2)
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post #4 of 21
I'll take option 3. As soon as I found out it would come out on consoles this isn't much of a surprise. Best if the news I just saw about it not even having DX11 support at launch.
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post #5 of 21
In almost every thread, I've ignored the debate and gone with the gameplay > graphics (and ultimately as long as it's a fun game I don't care how it compares to the first Crysis--if I really wanted to play the same game I could always just go back anyway).

But your thread is great, so here goes nothing. I think the graphics will be better looking, even if technically not as advanced. I'm sort of a #3.
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post #6 of 21
Depends on what mode we're talking about here. DX11? Possibly. But if we're talking about what we see now and running it in DX9 compared to Crysis 1, then I'm all for it.
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post #7 of 21
The irony is despite my support, I'm still gonna ask Steam if I can cancel my pre-order. Maybe they'll be willing to transfer my purchase to The Witcher 2 or something.
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post #8 of 21
*RESERVED* for correct answer after it's release and reviews
 
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Up, I'm sure there's a bunch of people who haven't yet seen this.
    
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post #10 of 21
so whatever happen to shooting a tree leaf and it actually moves. stuff like this turns me on. and it seems this game lacks of physics.

and all the people that use to diss crysis youre going to make a game for them. :/
we supported crysis for way to long and we get this BS.

but at the end you still get my money and i still love this game. i was just expecting MORE..
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