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  • 13% (37)
    Srsly gais, minecraft l00ks better
  • 35% (96)
    I am bit let down, but it's Crysis... it's held to a higher standard
  • 37% (101)
    Game looks really good, but not quite perfect
  • 13% (35)
    Best looking game I've ever played
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post #71 of 120
Dunno what games some of you are playing that makes this look "mediocre" but 1080p, Extreme settings, this is most definitely the best looking game I've played to date. Runs smooth too.
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post #72 of 120
It looks/plays awesome but I can see how other pc users are so bummed about lack of common features and consolization.
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post #73 of 120
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Originally Posted by 2thAche View Post
Dunno what games some of you are playing that makes this look "mediocre" but 1080p, Extreme settings, this is most definitely the best looking game I've played to date. Runs smooth too.
Crysis, Crysis Warhead, Metro 2033, BFBC2, DiRT2, F1 2010, Battlefield 3 (not released yet)....these are just a very select few that look better. Note that Crysis is 4 years old, and still looks better, even Vanilla.
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post #74 of 120
dont hold your breath waitin on that dx11 patch... it wouldnt surprise me if it didnt turn out to be an exclusive for purchasing a 590......
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post #75 of 120
I was expecting groundbreaking visuals because that's what the first Crysis was like, and I was giving the impression to expect the same thing (until recently, of course). That's why I'm a bit disappointed still. The visuals are still awesome, but I was expecting them to use the latest technologies to take visuals to a level yet to be seen - this game doesn't do that, but again, it's not to say they don't look great.
 
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post #76 of 120
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Originally Posted by kiwiasian View Post
Crysis 2 was certainly not as promising as everyone hoped for it to be.

BF, however, does look promising.
Very promising.
People said that Crysis 2 looked very promising last year. Even you I bet, and now look where you are at. I bet you the same thing will happen with BF3.........

Personally I vote that it sure as hell beats the living crap out of games like COD, but in terms of "Crysis" it surely isn't the best.....
    
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post #77 of 120
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dont hold your breath waitin on that dx11 patch... it wouldnt surprise me if it didnt turn out to be an exclusive for purchasing a 590......
dx11 wont change much. it will add a little extra eye candy but will be a very minor difference compared to dx9. its the same with every other dx9/11 game out. unless they build a dx11 only game from the ground up then this will continue to happen. hopefully bf3 will be a bigger leap since they are scrapping dx9.

edit: i misread your post. i thought you were counting on the dx11 patch.
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don't hold your breath waiting on that dx11 patch... it wouldn't surprise me if it didn't turn out to be an exclusive for purchasing a 590......
The thing is, how is this even possible? How can you lock a public API to only customers of a select product. It is irony at Isa's largest scale, as the API was initially made so that you didn't need specific hardware to run games, and now the API in Crysis 2 is SOMEHOW locked to Nvidia 590 customers?
    
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post #79 of 120
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Crysis, Crysis Warhead, Metro 2033, BFBC2, DiRT2, F1 2010, Battlefield 3 (not released yet)....these are just a very select few that look better. Note that Crysis is 4 years old, and still looks better, even Vanilla.
Do you own the game? BC2 and racing games pretty much disqualify you from serious conversation, because there are no eyes on the planet that can honest see bc2 as graphically superior to Crysis 2. Racing games are a whole different playing field and really in no way comparable.

Metro 2033 is a candidate for graphical competition, but it's also one of the best looking games out. Crysis clearly has a much more on screen and way more color.

BF3 isn't out yet, and while what we've seen so far looks godlike, but I've seen way more blurry low res textures in BF3 than Crysis 2. Plus I've seen like almost no color in BF3, only beige and black so far. I suspect it should look as good if not perhaps a bit better than Crysis 2 when it launches, but that's not a ding against a game that ships 6 months earlier.

BC2 looks better than Crysis lol....
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People said that Crysis 2 looked very promising last year. Even you I bet, and now look where you are at. I bet you the same thing will happen with BF3.........

Personally I vote that it sure as hell beats the living crap out of games like COD, but in terms of "Crysis" it surely isn't the best.....
yeah. Nothing they've shown for BF3 gives any justification to say it looks better. The only nice things in the trailers thus far has been the lighting and animations. Everything else is pretty standard GFX wise as far as one can tell.

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Do you own the game? BC2 and racing games pretty much disqualify you from serious conversation, because there are no eyes on the planet that can honest see bc2 as graphically superior to Crysis 2. Racing games are a whole different playing field and really in no way comparable.
yeah.... BC2 is not a fantastic looking game in the slightest. Good looking, but pales in comparison to Crysis. Not even a contest.
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