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Just how linear is the gameplay in the retail version? Does it seem like you're playing 'in a tunnel' most of the time?
Its pretty much a straight run through with 0 exploring possible. Every street / alley way is covered in rubble so you cant go there. Also any platform above 10 feet is off limits.

Example: I was jumping from the roof of one building to another (only choice) and landed on a fire escape 1 window down from the ledge and 10 seconds later the screen went black saying I died .
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Yeah, not going to buy it. I was getting over the graphics nerf, however the gameplay nerf is something that I cannot just look over.
    
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Yeah, not going to buy it. I was getting over the graphics nerf, however the gameplay nerf is something that I cannot just look over.

It's still way better than Crysis 1 + WH. I'm all for sandbox games but those games were pretty mediocre.
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Details, my fellow Wisconsin OCNmate.
    
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your rig will be able to play it on extreme setting just fine (meaning avg fps 60 fps vsynced locked) why i know? because my rig can do that. and yours is better than mine

as for graphics, crytek is going for the more stylized look rather than hyperrealistic like in crysis 1. it looks fine. but if they have dx11 somethings could be better, such as the round objects. oh and explosion in this game is just amazing.
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Details, my fellow Wisconsin OCNmate.
I don't know.. I would say its the atmosphere and story thats much better. In Crysis 1 I for the most part just felt like I was wandering around aimlessly and it didn't make me feel very attached to the story. I mean I liked the games, but I think a more linear approach makes you feel more like you are playing out a story, and you get more of a connection to the game. It's not even entirely that the story is that good, it's just that it flows much better than Crysis 1.

I can only say that you should at least check it out sometime, because for me it's just much more enjoyable / harder to put down. Sandbox does not = good ya know? But if that's what you want than this may not be for you. Honestly the world is still very open and has many different options in what you can do.


I also much prefer the abilities and control setup in this one as well.
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I have only been playing the single player for now, and I can definitely say that it is worth it... I wanted to hear some feedback on mp though myself, before I jumped into it...
     
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Worth it, at first I thought it was going to be terrible because I got caught up in all the hate. But then I had a bunch of friends talking about how awesome SP so I decided to buy it.

Turns out, the only reason I thought I hated it was because I was being closed minded and ignorant. Huh, not unlike the rest of the bandwagoners.

Worth the 60 dollars, campaign is amazing and MP is worth a try. Personally it has some hit-registry lag issues but it's fun otherwise. Reminds me of UT's smaller maps, and the maps are for the most part VERY well designed minus some badly considered spawn points.

As far as any inherent flaws go, I'd say it's the very limited menus. Hell, through in a UI that lets you switch the console commands and suddenly people would be screaming "LIKE A PC EXCLUSIVE". As it is, the core of the game is top grade, worth a buy at any rate.
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i bought it for $30 US so im not going to complain
As a mega crysis fan its a massive change, however i still really like the game and although they have killed some rather important parts of pc gaming i think the SP is the best from a fps genre in a long time since cod4
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the game is bad ass hands down. it's like they took COD and Halo and mixed them together to make the most epic game ever made.

i never played crysis 1 so maybe why that's i like it so much.
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