I know at least one computer that will be able to play this, *cough HotHardware and Corsair Back To School Gaming System cough*.
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lol for a second there i thought it said it said Crysis 3 was free to play, then i read it again :( lol.
Too many of these jokes have been made since HH existed :P
tessellated toads but the butterflies' animation looks pathetic. is this 2012 or 2002?
am i the only one not impressed by this?
the headline would be true in 2002. but this is 2012. it's not that unbelievably gorgeous. in fact, it looks ugly. where has game development gone?
just a bit peeved that i had to sit through that "ugly" technical demo/trailer.
the pigeon in the beginning looked too robotic, as well.
Pro Tip: Repeatedly spamming comments will not, in fact, change the nature of the trailer or my opinion of it.
There's some really fantastic work done here. Is it pixel-perfect reality? Of course not. But if I can admit that the game is gorgeous, given that I don't even *like* the Crysis series, I think you're being a bit harsh. ;)
pro tip: it's not a bit harsh, if it's true. the butterfly and pigeon animations does look outdated.
the rest of the technology looks the same to me from five years ago.
whatever. not a fan of the series either and not too keen to defend my opinion any further, either.
i apologize for the multiple posts. i do need to consolidate my thoughts a bit better. but, to automatically call my multiple posts as spam is unfair if you take it into context. i was simply adding posts as i thought of them and not intended as spam. thank you.
I'll probably buy it when it comes out. I like shooters and this looks like it will be fun. I doesn't have to be perfect visually. Heck, I still like my old UT3 game.
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No one is spamming anyone here as far as I can tell. In fact, I like the banter very much! :) Beauty is in the eye as they say I guess. ;)
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Look at the screenshot of the tree roots above -- the big versions. Keep in mind that since I snapped these from a video, you're getting a bit of motion blur.
The difference between the two should jump out at you. The first image is what Crysis was doing in 2007, and it's what's supported for PS3 / Xbox 360. The second image is what you can do today with a modern DX11 GPU.
As for the animations, keep in mind that animations are one area where placeholders are likely to be used. An animation file is something you can quickly draw up and drop in a game to get the idea across without necessarily having finalized the finished product. This was a tech demo of CryEngine 3 more than an exact gameplay demo. The idea is to give people an idea and say: "It's going to look at least this good."
Final thought: We have reached the point where the majority of advances in DirectX technology are related to efficiency and subtle improvements. Shadows being more diffuse. Fog interacting with light in more realistic ways. It's easy to dismiss those advances because they don't offer the same radical leaps forward that we saw from DX7 to DX8, or even DX8 to DX9. DX11 did introduce some new capabilities and features, but it was just as much about enabling better threading and efficient computing as it was about extending what the GPU could do.
If you were to take Crysis as it shipped in 2007 and compare it half-screen against a version of the game built to take full advantage of DX11 and capable of pushing modern hardware, you would see differences. Many of them would be subtle. Collectively, they add up.
I watched it and was blown away, personally.
I will play this game if only to stare at it. Whether or not its a good game.. only time will tell, but it definitely looks fantastic.
I'm throwing my money at the screen but they aren't taking it.
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That's some incredible footage. I don't even have a computer that could max out the setting and I'm still thinking of investing in this.
To hell with the ninja turtles, I want to play as a Tessellated Toad!
We sure have come a long way from Frogger, huh?
Between this and the New Dawn demo, things are looking real good for us on the PC side of gaming.
I'm not an artist but these look amazing to me. Looking forward to seeing the finished product but some of those shots are impressive.
Welp, my HD 4850 is weeping.
Thanks a lot Crytek.
kylefreestyle:Welp, my HD 4850 is weeping. Thanks a lot Crytek.
HD4850 was a great card for DX10 games. I have one (Sapphire 1GB) in a Linux PC here.
And yes, thanks Crytek!
LOL i did !
i wouldn't say it's that bad. Seriously not. i do believe the pigeon at the begining is a bit robotic (it's kinda weird when it starts flying) but otherwise i thinks it's preeeeetty good. i love the alligator and tessellated toad haha
this is 2012 and its looking pretty cool.
Really awesome and unbelievable triler and i like it very much. the graphics is looking pretty cool.
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