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It's hard to judge the overall quality when it's a 720p video from YouTube, but it's painfully obvious to see that the tree leaves and bushes are pretty much flat, and there's no detail to the ground, or the brick walls, or the containers...etc.
    
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It really does look disappointing visually, and I really don't have the faith that some people have in regards to the thought that "it's just the demo/beta/whatever and the final game will have better graphics". I honestly don't think DX11 will help all that much, and I don't think they will increase the visual quality THAT much in the little time between when we have seen these videos and by the time the game is released, or even by the time the post-release DX11 update eventually comes out. Unless they update the models and textures in said update, which I highly doubt.

Also, to start nitpicking, the high-pitched "dink" noise when he would get pelted by bullets was out of place to me and a little annoying. I mean, definitely not an issue enough to affect whether I play a game or not, but still annoying.

I also really just prefer the open tropical environment of the first game. And for some reason, I'm not getting the feeling that the nanosuit seems to have the same potential that it did in the first one. At least in some of these videos, I don't see very much switching between modes and performing "combos" so to speak. But perhaps the player just wasn't very good or maybe not yet used to quickly switching modes in the suit. Also the "three-pronged" crosshairs don't quite sit right with me, and kind of feel "consolized" to me.

I realize that a few of my complaints are kind of just nitpicking, but all the little annoyances in a game really add up and keep a game from being great. I know that a lot of people had complaints about the first one, but I personally think it's fantastic (other than the zero gravity portion, I won't deny that I didn't find that part terribly enjoyable compared to the rest). I think Crysis 2 will be a bit of a disappointment to me.
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post #33 of 80
graphically it looks good(maybe not better then Crysis, but who cares? It runs better!" , gameplay wise: still a great game. Stop crying.
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graphically it looks good(maybe not better then Crysis, but who cares? It runs better!" , gameplay wise: still a great game. Stop crying.
I wouldn't say "who cares" about graphics, considering we kind of had expectations from what Crytek led us to believe before we saw gameplay. Not that graphics are really all that important, but they are nice to have and do help with immersion for many people.

And I wouldn't say "still a great game" from what I've seen. It probably won't be bad, but I think it will be a disappointment. I wouldn't say "stop crying" either, just because people have preferences different than you, and certain expectations were not met because, from what it appears so far, Crytek may have basically led us to believe things that are untrue. Of course, it is possible that the graphics will be better on the release, though I doubt it.
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post #35 of 80
Gameplay looks fun! I'll be buying.
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Again, you're comparing the demo, which is using only DX9, to the original game, which is using DX10. When the actual game releases, you'll see those precious frames drop significantly.
Shouldn't matter. Crysis 1 in Very High in DX 9 looked just as good as in DX10 mode.

Look here:
http://www.gamespot.com/features/6182140/index.html

And it looks quite a bit better than any footage of Crysis 2 so far released. Which is a bad sign. The graphics aren't going to get any better. Any developer and publisher will put their best foot forward with graphics when it comes to pre-release footage of the game. To do otherwise would be stupid.
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post #37 of 80
Can we stop knocking games before we try them first hand? This is getting tiresome.
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post #38 of 80
I hope im not the only that finds it funny that its easier to take down armor suited guys in crysis 2 than takening down unarmored koreans in crysis 1. LoL
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I've had mine on preorder. it's gonna be a great game. looking forward to it. Loved the entire first one.i'm off work, so ill be at the doors of gamestop waiting for them to open.
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Can we stop knocking games before we try them first hand? This is getting tiresome.
We already HAVE tried them. Crytek themselves said that this game was going to be released in DX9. In other words, its EXACTLY like the demo in every way.

This is no different than how DiRT2 was released. DX9 release, had DX11 patched in later. The difference visually was almost nothing (better sun reflections). The same can, and WILL be said about Crysis 2.

I'm sorry, but I am fully disappointed with this game, and Crytek will never get ANY money from me for this pile of trash.
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