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Crysis 2's only "real" flaw is that its menus lack the depth of a typical "good" PC title. Otherwise the game's great and the graphics while not "Maximum Graphics" like Crysis was, are still great and they work well across multiple set ups.
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Yes, you can lean but you have to be close up behind something to get the option. If your out in the open obviously you won't need to lean.
So it's a cover system. That scream console even more.
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Every single person complaining about lack of advanced graphics options do realize you can edit the config like the original right? Anyone who actually pushed crysis 1 to it's limits had every single option custom so the entire complaint is null.
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I just beat it. Crysis2 wasn't all that great though the story was more than average for a shooter - but so were Call of Duty games. The controls are also superior to the original as everything is just a button push away. The problem is that it doesn't live up to the graphic-card busting and sandbox legacies of FarCry and Crysis.

I did enjoy touring through my City of New York going through Grand Central Station up and down FDR and Lexington Ave (where I work), smallpox hospital and defending Times Sq. However, even if it was for the sake of level design, a lot of the details aren't up to the real thing so I'm sorry to say that CryTek didn't even get that right.

Farcry and Crysis never had good gameplay or story telling, they were both examples of what a PC could do graphically at the time of their release. So on that, Crysis2 fails horribly. It tallies up to a game that looks worse than Crysis containing a storyline as linear as Half-Life with the cliche scenes of Call of Duty.

However, the question this thread asks is: "Do you think it's a console port?" My answer is: "I don't care, I'm waiting for Battlefield 3".
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Crysis 2 is stuck at High. It does not need DX11 or DX10, It need Very High option. Also they could easily implement Tessellation and would make the game look amazing but it will not work for most people.
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I just beat it. Crysis2 wasn't all that great though the story was more than average for a shooter - but so were Call of Duty games. The controls are also superior to the original as everything is just a button push away. The problem is that it doesn't live up to the graphic-card busting and sandbox legacies of FarCry and Crysis.

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However, the question this thread asks is: "Do you think it's a console port?" My answer is: "I don't care, I'm waiting for Battlefield 3".
You'll be giving money to EA no matter what you buy. If you buy both...
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Yep.

I remember in a demo they showed about the sandbox running the new engine. They can sync up sandbox to consoles so you can change anything in the map realtime to the consoles.
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Do you work for Crytek?

*goes back to Crysis 1*
*Yawn*. You know if you had a compelling reason to dislike Crysis 2 or even if it was just your personal opinion I would understand. And i agreed with most everyone about the cornyness of the suit talking in the cutscenes, the annoying way the suit rehashes everything you've just heard from the intercom and how it stops you at certain points when it doesn't need to. But the complaint about the suit's ability to give tactical options is just stupid.

All the suit says is 'tactical options available'. Don't bring up your visor and it doesn't give them to you. Problem solved.
    
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Is it just the demo, or do you have to install gamespy to play mp on the full version. I hate gamespy, almost as much as steam. Horrible pings, pita, etc.
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You'll be giving money to EA no matter what you buy. If you buy both...
I got no qualms with EA. It's CryTek that's at fault here.
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