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Other Crysis 2 leaked

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by tennisball, 11 Feb 2011.

  1. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    I'm proud of PC Gamers. I think we have grown as a whole and have realized we put our industry in jeopardy by downloading games "just to test them" and never buying. Let's face it, when you buy a game, you give it a good chance of "seducing" you because you refuse to have wasted your money for nothing. This does not happen when you "pirate" a game because you feel like you have nothing to lose if you don't like the game.

    Also keep in mind that most of the people who download games are 12-14 year olds who can't afford to buy 50 to 60$ games. Back when I was their age, I had to browse warez sites and fight my way through porn adds and fake links for hours to finally find a 50x1MB rar files version of a game that had the music and cut scenes removed. Then I had to take the life threatening risk of extracting those files and risk an extremely probable infection of windows 98 because there were no comments to inform me if the files were safe. All this with a 56Kbps modem that had to download only at night and be disconnected before the parents woke up in the morning.

    It was very difficult but we still did it because we couldn't play the games otherwise.

    Nowadays however, every single kid has access to broadband internet and can simply get on google and type "game name torrent", click on the first link, let it go for a few hours and BAM, a free new game to play. This is the only reason why piracy has gone up in the past decade. PC Gamers aren't more maligned or whatever, they're just "victims" of their own technology and the freedom it provides

    I can clearly see that we grew up and now we feel bad about pirating games. This is a very good thing for PC Gaming :rock:
     
  2. impar

    impar Well-Known Member

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    Greetings!
    Nvidia implemented the standard AA code to put AA on Batman and prevented its use by ATI. That is anti-competitive and harms ATI users.
    If they had implemeted some other technique I might agree but that was not the case, it was just the standard AA code.
    The "feel" really needs vsync but the "look" absolutely needs AA.
     
  3. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    No the "feel" really doesn't need Vsync but the "look" absolutely needs AA and Vsync

    I mean... who needs to feel mouse lag ?
     
  4. Hrodwulf666

    Hrodwulf666 Arse about tit master!

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    Good to see after all these years that theres still people out there getting a kick out of ruining stuff for everyone! What do people get out of this???
     
  5. leexgx

    leexgx CPC hang out zone (i Fix pcs i do )

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    vsync sucks as it adds input lag, games need it but cant use it as its makes them unplayable

    thing is does not matter if its reported that you can get it now if you was intending on downloading it you would of before reading this most likely any way
     
  6. Coldon

    Coldon New Member

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    THERE IS NO STANDARD AA CODE!!! If you think there is then there is no point arguing with you any further, maybe go read up on AA techniques then post. ATI and nvidia both have their own implementation of AA techniques.

    In DX, when you use the default anti-aliasing, the anti-aliasing is performed by the video card driver. While MSAA is a type of AA, there are numerous ways of performing MSAA, variations in sampling patterns and so on... THERE IS NO STANDARD AA, just like there is no STANDARD anisotropic filtering technique either!

    Unreal Engine 3 uses a deferred rendering approach, as such standard anti-aliasing scales poorly with it, so the engine does no have built in AA. Developers are required to implement AA as a post-processing step once the final frame is composed together from the various deferred buffers. As such AA with deferred engine is a complex process and isnt as simple as just turning AA on in the API.
     
  7. Skiddywinks

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    To be honest, I doubt it will even be worth downloading it illegally. It's a CoD rip off, with suit powers that half are context sensitive, rather than being modes, and (at least on the 360) there isn't even a dedicated grenade button.

    It honestly was boring as sin on the 360 demo.

    I think Crytek stopped caring about the fans before the fans stopped caring about Crytek.
     
  8. impar

    impar Well-Known Member

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    Greetings!
    Other than the Dead Space game, dont feel any input lag.
    And cant play with vsync off.
     
  9. StoneyMahoney

    StoneyMahoney New Member

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    Posit: Gamers expect game quality to increase.
    Consequence: Rising development costs require larger markets to remain sustainably profitable.
    Result: Multi-platform releases increase competition between larger players in the video-game market.
    Conclusion: Development teams become ideal targets for corporate espionage spoiler campaigns.
     
  10. tennisball

    tennisball [Insert witty comment here]

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    I remember when that was seen as a good thing.
     
  11. Coldon

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  12. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    it's neither a good nor a bad thing. It's just a different way of doing things. CS players will always bitch about other games being different
     
  13. Aracos

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    You really are silly aren't you? He didn't promote or say he was going to pirate the game.
    Oh you completely missed that didn't you? Maybe you should rethink who you attack and who you wish to be banned for breaking the rules.

    EDIT: Personally if this game turns out to be the console port everyone is expecting and by the screenshots it looks like it is then they don't deserve to be stolen from, but they do deserve backlash from the PC community. If they went console only then from the looks of this game I couldn't care less, one less developer to be lazy and make half arsed attempts at PC games. I hope it doesn't turn out like that I really do.
     
  14. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    Allow me to doubt that. Well, no, I don't doubt you can't feel it but I doubt there is no lag.
     
  15. sausages

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    That's absolute rubbish.
     
  16. Coldon

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    vsync does add in a degree of input lag, it depends on how sensitive each person is to it... low sens player are especially sensitive to input lag.
     
  17. The Toy

    The Toy The Ticking Time-Bomb

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    Why would anyone steal such a terrible game?
     
  18. leveller

    leveller Yeti Sports 2 - 2011 Champion!

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    This.

    I haven't pre-ordered it, I'm waiting to see if there are any Steam treats. But I do support Crytek, and will buy it, rather than download their game. Regardless of what haters saw in Crysis, I saw a beautiful, technologically advanced game that kept my interest until the end. I thank them for that.
     
  19. jimmyjj

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    What I find absolutely amazing is how it could have leaked. AAA games cost literally millions of pounds to make. MILLIONS.

    In any other industry there would be very, very advanced and effective security systems in place to protect anything worth so much money.

    You can not just walk in to a vault and wander of with MILLIONS of pounds in bank notes.

    The level of incompetence to allow this to happen is staggering. I hope we get to hear the full story of how this happened, I bet it will be fascinating. I
     
  20. oasked

    oasked Stuck in the Mud

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    Thanks for the reminder of where we came from - I too remember the good old days, hundreds of 2.88mb files to sift through and download on my 56k connection. :D

    Now I pay for my all my games as I have the money, but I just don't have much time to play them. :(
     

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