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Cool, except the bloom is so overblown and the lighting so exaggeratedly dark that it actually hinders visibility in some cases on PC.

I mean come on, Crytek could have at least faked radiosity (in those ridicu-dark areas) with pre-placed lights and stuff, like Epic does with UE3.
Bloom can easily be disabled. Felt like a true PC graphic once i did that with Crysis config. After all this is only dx9. Only a few more weeks and we'll get our hands on sandbox editor and original modders from Crymod and change the world in Crysis 2 in a better way. Consoles still fail. So many raged players in the comments. Makes me wanna smash their console lol.
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Wow judging from the video the PC version looked MUCH MUCH better and that, we all know, was without the PC as the MAIN focus. Gosh, I wished graphics in games(as well as gameplay) progressed at the speed of GFX cards. We would have picturesque games by now with great gameplay to boot.
    
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Does anyone notice the green tint on the PC version?

How do you turn that off w/o recalibrating the monitor?
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Maybe, but the guy who bought the XBOX wants to game. He doesn't need to make games.
when xbox 720 arrives and assuming it has backwards compatibility, xbox 360 becomes obsolete as a gaming device. So you pay again for a new console. If bc is absent you have to buy games again from scratch.

A pc allows bc and with oc it can last more.

Depending on the case it can turn out cheaper than a console, the more so if you add that unlike here, most pc gamers are not perfectionists
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You guys saying a 3000$ PC? Yet a GTX 480 would run it perfectly and even there the new 560 is like 5-10% less powerful than the 480 and would still run it very nicely. On a game like this, tell me if I'm wrong, having an i7 vs a Phenom II 955 wouldn't matter more than 3% more frames. So 150$ CPU vs somewhat 300$ CPU, then mobos are less expensive on AMD if you're building cheap otherwise go with i5. For 800$ u get a nice AMD build w/ a 560, for 1k$ you could upgrade to an i5 and maybe a 570. Now if it's a hobby to spend on computers parts go ahead and do it.

Take a Xbox 360 : 299$ right?, but then you need controllers? 60$/ea because you want friends to play with you. And then you need Xbox Live, 60$+/year. And then, games stay @ higher cost on Xbox than PC now. PC games tend to lower costs after 2-3 months. And Don't get me wrong, I have an Xbox and a PC. Plus you can work, study, do all things on a PC
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