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Crysis Factsheet (E32006)

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By: Nathan Davison | FPS in Gaming | Posted: May 12, 2006 4:00 am

Crysis is a sci-fi first-person shooter from the award-winningdeveloper Crytek, the developers of the critically acclaimed Far Cry.


Earth, 2019: A colossal asteroid crashes down to Earth.


TheNorth Korean Government quickly seals off the island chain, claimingthe mysteries of the asteroid for themselves. The United Statesresponds by dispatching an elite team of Delta Force Operators to reconthe situation and report back to the Pentagon. Amid rising tensionsbetween the US and North Koreans, the asteroid suddenly bursts open,revealing a massive, 2km high alien ship. The ship generates an immenseforce sphere, freezing a vast portion of the island and drasticallyaltering the global weather system. The invasion of Earth has begun.


Thetwo rival nations unite to stop the aliens and save mankind. The newlyformed alliance fights epic battles against the marauding Aliens. Withhope rapidly fading, the player must lead a crack squad through lushtropical jungle, harsh frozen landscapes, and finally into the heart ofthe alien ship itself for the ultimate Zero G encounter with the aliens.


Crysisoffers players a highly immersive FPS experience in which they willhave to adapt their tactics, weaponry, armour and gameplay style tosurvive and defeat the alien invasion.


Crysis uses the leading-edge technology of Crytek's proprietary engine CryENGINE™


• An immersive story that puts you the player in the pivotal role to repel an alien invasion and save mankind.


•A unique three-act structure that forces the player to use real-timearmor and weapons customization to adapt to an ever changing dynamicworld.


• Encounter a compelling, frightening alien species that usesits senses intelligently and works in combination with each other topresent players with the most challenging opponents yet in an FPS.


• Enemy and ally AI utilise real-world military tactics.


• Take control of a wide variety of land, sea and air vehicles including trucks, tanks, boats and helicopters.


•Explore a living, dynamic world where earthquakes, breaking ice,landslides, and tornados which pose a real and an ever-present danger.


•32-player Multiplayer with real-time armour and weapons customizationand an all new mode that combines player modification and tacticalobjectives.


• Emergent gameplay; actions taken in the game affect future outcomes giving each player a unique experience.


•Highly robust and easy to use mod toolset allow players to create theirown expansive levels with game modes for both multiplayer and singleplayer.


• The most realistic environments, spectacular specialeffects, physics game engine, lighting system and enemy AI throughCryENGINE™ 2.


Product Specifications


Publisher: Electronic Arts


Developer: Crytek


Ship Date: Winter 06


Category: First-Person Shooter


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