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News Crysis 2 PC demo released

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 1 Mar 2011.

  1. ImInTheZoneBaby

    ImInTheZoneBaby Bring it on sucka!

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    I'm more looking forward to the singleplayer experience that Crysis 2 will bring. But it's nice to see my computer can run the Multiplayer Demo quite easily.

    I havent completed a game yet. The servers have kicked me off three times.

    D:
     
  2. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    I can't even log on mycrysis.com after creating an account there and clicking the confirmation link


    What a waste of bandwidth
     
  3. Spuzzell

    Spuzzell New Member

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    I still haven't managed to enter a single game.

    I've even manually opened the ports the game wants and got nowhere.

    On the plus side, most of the games on the server list report a 0ms ping, which is clearly fantastic. Hats off to the GameSpy code monkeys for that.
     
  4. friskies

    friskies New Member

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    2010: Can it run crysis?
    2011: Does it really want to run crysis?!? WHY?
     
  5. ImInTheZoneBaby

    ImInTheZoneBaby Bring it on sucka!

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    What ports? Where'd you get this info. Linky? :D
     
  6. robump

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    Not amazed by the graphics
     
  7. impar

    impar Well-Known Member

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    Greetings!
    Makes me wonder if all players turn it off and what is the degree of advantage that it gives you...
     
  8. Spuzzell

    Spuzzell New Member

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    All listed in the NAT/Firewall section of the readme file in the Support folder of the demo install, but the only benefit of doing it yourself is giving you something to do for 3 mins.
     
  9. Spuzzell

    Spuzzell New Member

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    I have no sodding idea.

    I can only tell you that turning it on has little effect on my menu navigation accuracy.
     
  10. slothy89

    slothy89 MicroModder

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    Auto aim + PC = epic fail.. If I recall.. Isn't auto-aim intended to assist consoles with their clumsy thumbsticks? Since when did the PC need aim assist?

    Only reason I'll DL this demo is for seeing how my PC handles it..
     
  11. PQuiff

    PQuiff New Member

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    c2d 6600 3ghz oc 8800 gtx 4 gig

    Ran sweet. 1600x1200.

    The graphics are nice but im not impressed with the gamplay. It feels very floaty, and blurry every time you do something some post processing filter kicks in..
     
  12. impar

    impar Well-Known Member

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    Greetings!

    Available in Steam too.
     
  13. keir

    keir S p i t F i r e

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    Change the graphics from Hardcore to Advanced and it turns off the omg lets blue the **** out of everything! feature.
     
  14. smc8788

    smc8788 ...at least I have chicken

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    My NAT type is listed as strict, but I've still been able to get into a few games so far. That said, I've had more luck joining servers which are almost empty.
     
  15. Kaiwan

    Kaiwan Shinigami

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    Currently downloading through steam. Will prob try tomorrow.
     
  16. morkfromork

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    Will give this a try. Steam downloads seems to be busy :D. Think The whole world is downloading from steam. Will see how it goes and give it a try tomorrow.

    Hopefully it will be worth the wait.
     
  17. Hamfunk

    Hamfunk I AM KROGAN!

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    Well if you love perks, unlocks, awards, restricted classes until your a certain level, an unforgiving lack of teamwork and shovel loads of points for a single kill, then you'll love......... CALL OF DUTY and CRYSIS 2!

    I for one will not be buying the game to support crytek and pc gaming!
     
  18. tristanperry

    tristanperry Active Member

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    Have played it a bit this evening. Is (sadly) nothing special IMO. It definitely feels like a 99% console game which was 'PCified' (ugh) as a last thought.

    I was considering buying it when it came out, although now I'll probably wait to see what the reviews of the single player are like and possible buying it after it comes down in price.
     
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  19. Wira

    Wira Spoderman

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    these comments are generally depressing -.-

    Guess I'll wait around for Shogun 2 then
     
  20. javaman

    javaman May irritate Eyes

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    Before everyone totally jumps on the "*@!# crytech" bandwagon
    Is it possible the demo was designed from the console game and ported to PC rather than redesigning another demo version from the PC code? Might also be to reduce expectations so when the game hits it'll have been worry over nothing!
     
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