I was a huge fan of the original PC-exclusive Crysis, at the time PC gaming was still going quite well, and having a AAA title like Crysis really pushed PC graphics. Multiple GPUs were required to run high-res, at high-detail, at high frame rates, but it was fine.
Crysis 2 dropped, and multi-platform gaming killed it. The graphics were much more "let's insert as much motion blur as possible", so that the game could render well enough on sub-par console hardware. Crysis 3 is set to ramp things up again, and by the looks of things, we should expect some great graphics. The latest trailer for Crytek's first-person shooter is here, this time showing off the single-player campaign.
We can see a few changes, starting with the Nanosuit. Sprinting usually drained the Nanosuit's power, but it no longer does in the third outing of the Crysis world. You can see the incredible graphics, but it still seems very scripted. While the graphics feel (from the video) a jump up from Crysis 2's graphics, we'll have to wait and see what the final product is like for final judgment.
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