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Crysis 2 is shaping up well. The CryEngine 3 is up and running on consoles, and looking unbelievable. The location shift to New York is already promising a more focused, more immediate spin on the original game’s freeform tactical combat. The storytelling seems epic and affecting; very much in the Half-Life 2 mould. But what about multiplayer?
Do super-soldier power-suits mean smile-inducing online good-times? Or just a great big messy clusterfook? It's definitely one of them. I have played it, so I know which. And if you would like to, click on and I shall bestow upon you that knowledge.
The original Crysis is of course best known for bringing PCs to their circuit-laced knees with its unheard-of graphical possibilities. It’s possibly still the best-looking game ever made, and it came out over three years ago. So when one considers that the PC-only franchise is coming to consoles as well, it’s not easy to figure out how. The reality is that Crysis 2 doesn’t look as good as the original… at least on consoles. Yet clearly the new engine is a bit of technical wizardry because it still looks really, really good. It will be interesting to see how it looks on a top-of-the-line PC, but console owners don’t have to worry about some cruddy-looking port...
The sandbox style shooter makes a return not in a jungle, not in a city, but both? We take our first look at the new environment, weapons and abilities available to the soldier under the high-tech nano-suit...
We’ve already seen (and loved) Crytek and EA’s Crysis 3 – and at E3 2012, we finally got the chance to play it. See what we thought of Prophet’s jungle escapades inside…
We get our hands on Crysis 3's singleplayer campaign and try out the Hunter multiplayer mode. Read our impressions right here...
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