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Where's the quicksave button?
Quicksaves are for wusses.
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not having quicksave does not make it a console port. you would be better off if you said it has console features that you don't care for.
No. It is a basic feature that lacking can be annoying.

Say the highly unlikely circumstance of exiting the game before a save point. No one ever exists out of video games. They only die and respawn. You restart the game the next day...you get loaded at the previous checkpoint-and none of the plot/conversation content is there to remind you what you saw the night before. I'm glad I got the game for only $26USD. Storyline seems decent, graphics are good...but no quick save is obnoxious.
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Crysis 2 is not a console port. It is an excellent PC and console game. On the PC it looks better than everyother PC game with the possible exception of the first Crysis. This is without the DX11 patch we are waiting for.

OCN is mad because its not a benchmark and is an actual game. Since no one plays games on the PC anymore, it must be a console port.
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The only thing definitely consolized is the saving method. Gone are the lenient manual saves that allow you to start your game from any time in the story, now we have to deal with pre determined check points. Wanna guess why?

Other than that, Crysis 2 rocks, and is overall not a console port at all....
    
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Crysis 2 is not a console port. It is an excellent PC and console game. On the PC it looks better than everyother PC game with the possible exception of the first Crysis. This is without the DX11 patch we are waiting for.

OCN is mad because its not a benchmark and is an actual game. Since no one plays games on the PC anymore, it must be a console port.
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Crysis 2 is not a console port. It is an excellent PC and console game. On the PC it looks better than everyother PC game with the possible exception of the first Crysis. This is without the DX11 patch we are waiting for.

OCN is mad because its not a benchmark and is an actual game. Since no one plays games on the PC anymore, it must be a console port.

I agree. Would everyone rather have a game that looks just as good as about any DX10 or 11 game out there and run great, or a game that you only get 30fps or less with top of the line hardware and use it as a benchmark. That would mean majority of people out there that have not upgraded to new hardware recently would not be able to get any sort of enjoyable experience out of it. Not everyone has the newest tech or can afford it.

I would rather have the one that runs and looks great.
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No. It is a basic feature that lacking can be annoying.

Say the highly unlikely circumstance of exiting the game before a save point. No one ever exists out of video games. They only die and respawn. You restart the game the next day...you get loaded at the previous checkpoint-and none of the plot/conversation content is there to remind you what you saw the night before. I'm glad I got the game for only $26USD. Storyline seems decent, graphics are good...but no quick save is obnoxious.
you are really stretching to make that point. the whole plot/conversation from the night before is forgotten because you have amnesia or something? lol no real respectable gamer will say he can't play a game because it doesn't have quick save. if you can't deal with checkpoints then the game is probably not your speed.

quick saves are convenient, but by no means necessary and dictate 0% of the official feel of the game.

the game is smooth as silk, plays very well, has a different sandbox feel from the first but in a good way, and is missing dx11. i won't play all the way through until it arrives.
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I agree. Would everyone rather have a game that looks just as good as about any DX10 or 11 game out there and run great, or a game that you only get 30fps or less with top of the line hardware and use it as a benchmark. That would mean majority of people out there that have not upgraded to new hardware recently would not be able to get any sort of enjoyable experience out of it. Not everyone has the newest tech or can afford it.

I would rather have the one that runs and looks great.
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Its a complex game, graphics, gameplay, and experience wise.
    
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I'm just disappointed I didn't see the partial nudity the ESRB said was in it.. WTS Crytek?
    
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