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In CVG's own Crysis 2 review we said the game offers "something brilliant that other shooters don't, and succeeded in abundance - with fantastic shootouts, tonnes of freedom and a technical magic bag that's the envy of all of its competitors". We gave Crytek's second installment an impressive 9.1 score.
http://www.computerandvideogames.com...views-in-full/

Quite impressive I have to say!
    
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inb4 elitists whining about console port and lack of DX10/DX11 use.

Glad to see reviews actually looking at the game as a whole, not just a handful of features that 1% of the customer base care about.
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CandV have been very happy with how this game has turned out. not surprising to see the score. i'm curious to see the sales figures on the game over all platforms combined.

i have a strong feeling we will see a crysis 3
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i have a strong feeling we will see a crysis 3
There will be crysis 3. Crytek/EA said it them self that Crysis will be a trilogy.
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I can't say I'm surprised at it getting a good review. Reviews I think are generally fairly biased by the hype the game has produced pre-release. I haven't played the game as of yet so I can't make any personal judgement, but lets just say I have seen games which have been terrible get very good reviews simply because of a high anticipation factor. TDU2 and some of the later COD games would be my example of this.

Did enjoy the first game though.

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Those scores are higher than I would give it
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inb4 elitists whining about console port and lack of DX10/DX11 use.

Glad to see reviews actually looking at the game as a whole, not just a handful of features that 1% of the customer base care about.
as a sequel to crysis the game should get a score of 5.0, as a game of it's own I think the 9.1 is justifiable.
 
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The game is amazing. Hater's gonna hate I guess. I haven't gotten far enough to give it an OVERALL score, but as of now, its easily a 9 / 10 game, no doubt. I'm getting just as good fps (to the eye) with V Sync on as with it off, extreme graphics mode on a 5870 1920 x 1080, and its absolutely stunning! A dx11 patch will be monstrous!
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Yah, there are inherent problems with putting it in a city, even if they have verticality the problem of a linear game remains. But in reality, even crysis was somewhat linear.
    
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as a sequel to crysis the game should get a score of 5.0, as a game of it's own I think the 9.1 is justifiable.
For a game to get cum laude it has to be awesome in all aspects....something that not even Crysis 1 was. A good game, no doubt about it, but nothing else.

I love Stalker games in all their glory to a point you wouldn't even belive...and I'm not even sure I could give them something better than 8/10.

So, Crysis 2 would have to be a master piece to get more than a 9. Entertaining? No doubts...but nothing else.
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