Crysis 2 has launched and has gotten some huge attention because of it's multi-platform release. It has been released on Xbox 360 and PS3 and of course for PC. Console gamers have bragged that it's some of the best graphics ever on consoles while PC gamers are saying the original (with mods) looks better.
The game (on PC) does not include any intricate detail adjustments apart from different "modes" of graphics. It's quite disappointing as things like motion blur on a high-refresh screen just look ridiculous. The game however has gotten some good talk about the single player campaign and the multiplayer has actually been 'dumb-fun' for me. It's an obvious Call of Duty clone, but in a world of Call of Duty clones, it stands apart.
The reason I say this is compared to the first games Multiplayer, this is an improvement.
One other thing - Crysis featured some amazing destruction of environments, where Crysis 2 has taken a major step backwards because of the obvious limitation imposed on itself from consoles. Given that Crysis 2 runs on CryENGINE 3, this is surprising to say the least. Looking forward to seeing what next-gen consoles can do with companies like Crytek.
It won't be long until we have an in-house review of Crysis 2, patience!
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