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Crytek rushes a demo out for you all, and all of you just complain. I'm still buying the game, because I know that after Crysis 1, they won't disappoint.
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I just think its childish to get offended by something so stupid. People are getting offended just to get offended for no reason.
It does seem a bit entitled, but there are valid points being made about how a company handles its supporters even if it is being done in an immature or entitled manner.

Start button? Aim? DX9?

None of those are game breakers, but we're not talking about some random game release. Crysis carries with it a very serious following of people expecting very specific things from the product. These are the people that made Crysis 1 so popular.

In situations like this, you would consider the release a white glove service where you cater to the desires of your market and make them want to bail on their rent and buy your game ASAP. They aren't in tune with or don't care about that segment of the market, and are doing a very poor job of mitigating the anger that has ensued from the way they handled the release, big deal or not in the long run.

I personally am not outraged, but can obviously sympathize with those who find Crytek to have missed the "effective demo" mark.
    
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***Steam Sale 2011***

Crysis 2 $9.99 with a copy of Crysis 1 to give to your sister
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It does seem a bit entitled, but there are valid points being made about how a company handles its supporters even if it is being done in an immature or entitled manner.

Start button? Aim? DX9?

None of those are game breakers, but we're not talking about some random game release. Crysis carries with it a very serious following of people expecting very specific things from the product. These are the people that made Crysis 1 so popular.

In situations like this, you would consider the release a white glove service where you cater to the desires of your market and make them want to bail on their rent and buy your game ASAP. They aren't in tune with or don't care about that segment of the market, and are doing a very poor job of mitigating the anger that has ensued from the way they handled the release, big deal or not in the long run.

I personally am not outraged, but can obviously sympathize with those who find Crytek to have missed the "effective demo" mark.
Yup. All the publishers seem to think that just because a title is a AAA game brand that they can automagically charge $60USD on release for it without regard for what condition the title is in on release.

I ain't blowing $60USD on a game that is by appearances gimped on release. Outrage, no. Disappointed to spend my money elsewhere-most certainly. Who knows, EA/Crytek might magically fix it and we're annoyed over nothing-but I ain't giving them the benefit of the doubt with my wallet. Other big name games/publishers have promised patches and never delivered on those promises...so any promise of a cure-all patch down the line I don't trust at all.
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If you start with a 800x800 texture, you will need to make an entirely new texture for a 1200x1200 (arbitrary #s) version. If you start with the 1200x1200 texture, you need to scale the size down to 800x800. If you develop for console, then have to make models more detailed for the PC, you effectively have to make all the resources twice.

It makes sense to develop for the most resource intensive game first, in my opinion.
Exactly. which is how they do it. CryEngine 3 is a great thing for PC gaming, they've been showing it off a while and if it catches on it could mean lots of great looking PC games in the future & help end crappy PC ports; by making it easy for devs to make high res high quality PC games that scale easily down to console w/o making them slideshows.

They made a great engine, but all people can see is "Start" "Auto aim" & the crappy graphics options. Which while very annoying & puzzling, don't negate all the hard work they've put in to the PC engine.

Maybe if they put out another demo, perhaps a short bit of the beginning of single player, in DX11 w/ all the graphical options available people would calm down.
    
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Maybe if they put out another demo, perhaps a short bit of the beginning of single player, in DX11 w/ all the graphical options available people would calm down.
Indeed, which is what they should have done from the start. I don't know how listening to anyone rave about Crysis 1 gave them the impression that a subpar (to Crysis 1 SP, you know, the bar) MP demo wouldn't make PC players at least go

Or maybe the people who care about the graphics represent a small enough subset that Crytek said "Yeah, wait, you'll get it later".
    
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My issue isnt the graphics i can live with it look pretty nice

My issue is the way it plays, it really does feel/look like CoD, that ****in lobby system, literally sitting there for 5 mins guessing if i get in. Lobby is for P2P play (consoles) why is it in the PC game .

FYI for anyone who cares theres a config which lets you change alot of things (AA,blur,bloom,mouse accell, better sens options, toggle aim/crouch)

Link : http://rush-zone.com/component/jdown...atid=12&cid=10

run the .exe instructions inside
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And the funniest part is that autoaim doesn't even work: I just started spraying in the guys' general direction and none of the bullets hit him :\\
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And the funniest part is that autoaim doesn't even work: I just started spraying in the guys' general direction and none of the bullets hit him :\\
Auto-aim is only there to assist you, it can't help the fact that you're horrible at the video game.
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And the funniest part is that autoaim doesn't even work: I just started spraying in the guys' general direction and none of the bullets hit him :\\
Auto-aim only works with a controller, it doesn't affect the controls whatsoever if you're using a keyboard and mouse.
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