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[Kotaku] Crysis 2’s Manhattan Vs. Real Life Manhattan

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When a great-looking video game imitates a real life place, how close do the two get?

Compare the downtown Manhattan of Crysis 2 to the real thing and you'll see what happens when just one real intersection, where State St. meets Bridge St. down in the financial district, becomes a video game battlefield.
Check the source link for the video.

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This is a joke.
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The video's broken. Can anyone youtube it?
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The video's broken. Can anyone youtube it?
works for me? try a different browser or something?
 
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i saw it from crysis' FB page.
crytek did a pretty good job. i enjoyed times square lol. i wanna go back and take pics to compare night time times square to crysis 2 times square.

too bad crysis 2 doesnt have dynamic clouds and better textures....
    
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works for me? try a different browser or something?
Nope. Just wont load. ISP issues. =P
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If Crytek had developed Crysis 2 to what it should have been (a pc game/benchmark) then it would have been strikingly difficult to tell which was the game, and which was the video recording
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Meh, real life looks better

But seriously, it's pretty different. Would have been pretty cool if they tried to make it the more the same (such as putting those awnings there when they are actually a block away in real life, not sure why they bothered doing that), other than the obvious game-related differences like the road blocks and dead tank and whatnot.
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Its funny Crysis has more trees.
Take out the war in crysis and it's nicer then real life

Maybe next time they make a deal with google earth, and get it perfect.
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Well real life has DX11 and EVEN B3TTER GRAPICS!!!!
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