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post #11 of 42
its not bad. anyways, im not going to spend $300-500 just to make the floor look smoother and make edges a little bit less jaggy, but thats just me.
post #12 of 42
It doesn't look bad. Many people including myself feel that the original Crysis and Crysis Warhead look noticeably better. That is the problem. The situation would be A LOT better if the textures in Crysis 2 were not lowered in resolution compared to the original. There are still other things that need to be improved, but I feel if the textures in Crysis 2 were all double the resolution they currently are, a lot of people would be a lot less upset.

It's outrageous, honestly. Crysis 2 literally uses some of the exact same textures from Crysis, and Crytek actually had to go out of their way to lower their resolution. Are we to believe that it would have been too much a pain to ship the PC version of Crysis 2 with textures of a higher resolution than the console versions? The source textures are all massive. It would be trivial.
Edited by timAHH - 4/11/11 at 11:44pm
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Honestly I think the graphics are okay and I do like the storyline but the game play does get a bit boring after a few times through. It is totally playable and I never thought I would be able to say that I could play Crysis 2 at over 120FPS when looking back to it's predecessor. Really though, I miss the sharks the most but for $30 it is worth it.
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post #14 of 42
I think it looks decent. But reckon the DX11 patch will make it outta this world
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I think it looks decent. But reckon the DX11 patch will make it outta this world

WHAT THE HELL? Did you just type a smiling emoticon?!
    
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post #16 of 42
I find it to be better looking than Crysis 1, but some people are very picky when it comes to random textures. Because when I have enemies shooting at me, I want to look at the textures.

BTW, I found the first Crysis loads of fun and an amazing looking game. I don't understand how people can think it was just a benchmark. It had some of the best FPS gameplay I've ever played. Crysis 2 only improved on it.
post #17 of 42
Crysis 2 was the best graphics on a PC game that I have ever played. Mind you, I only have a DX10 card... so I can't really compare it to DX11 (yet)... But I was blown away by how fantastic the game engine was. It was a very enjoyable play through, a tad bit on the repetitive side nearing the end, but hats off to Crytek for such an amazing game!

It reminded me how I felt when I played Half Life 2 for the first time during it's release days.
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there are different reasons for gaming. His just doesn't match yours.
If the OP understood this, then he'd realize this thread was pointless.
    
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post #19 of 42
At least use 16xAF on your screenshots next time...
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post #20 of 42
I played C2 only for 2 weeks. I got very used to the graphics and didn't think it was bad.
Then I started C1 and woke up.
C2 is beautiful. C1 is amazing.
C1 is 4 years older.
=> C1 > C2
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