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K&AJones
07-28-12, 09:03 AM
Hey

I thought there was thread on this and didn't see one. There's a new "Interactive Video" up of actual gameplay showing both styles.....stealth and armor. I've always been a fan of the Unreal Engine but you have to be amazed at the results of the CryENGINE 3.....simply stunning.


<iframe width="640" height="360" src="http://www.gamespot.com/videoembed/6388649" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe>

kgrogers1979
07-28-12, 10:27 AM
I assume that video is running on either a PS3 or Xbox360 since there are a lot of low res textures. The original Crysis on PC still looks a lot better. The consoles are quite dated and really holding things back at this point.

Original Crysis:

http://img185.imageshack.us/img185/4228/crysis64200806291401238to6.jpg

http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r229/Lousysod/ScreenShot0006.jpg

uteotw
07-28-12, 01:03 PM
When's this coming out? Loved Crysis 2.

RocShemp
07-28-12, 01:06 PM
Yeah, Crysis and Crysis Warhead really put Crysis 2 to shame. I also prefer the setting of the former games. Crysis 3 looks more like Crysis 2.5 so I'm none too impressed. The only thing Crysis 2 does better is that they got rid of the aweful radial menu.

K&AJones
07-29-12, 08:21 AM
I've seen late December this year and mid 1st Qtr of next listed. I haven't played Crysis 2 yet but a friend who has liked it and said it was pretty fun and actually long. From what it sounds "3" takes place after "2" with New York in ruin and covered up by jungle.

http://www.crysis.com/crysis3

edstein
07-29-12, 10:48 AM
Crysis 2 was fun and the graphics are some of the best I've seen running on a console. The cryengine3 looks amazing. The game became way to easy on the second play through though since you got to keep your abilities learnd form the first play through.

K&AJones
08-10-12, 05:36 PM
There's a new Crysis 3 Tech Demo up highlighting more of the engine than the game. Crytec is highlighting the following of the video.

•Real-time volumetric cloud shadows
•Displacement mapping
•Tesselated vegetation
•Lens flares
•Procedural HDR flares and shapes
•Real-time global illumination
•Dynamic water volume caustics
•Real-time volumetric fog shadows
•Real-time area lights
•Unlimited particle FX lighting
•Integrated cloth and vegetation simulation

You can catch the video at Crydev.net and they also have it to DL at 350MB for the 1080P version. It's pretty impressive.

http://www.crydev.net/newspage.php?news=96177

RocShemp
08-11-12, 11:52 PM
Embed of the tech demo:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/JWvgETOo5ek" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

dsa_shea
08-12-12, 12:22 AM
Amazing! I want that.

Michael Corvin
08-12-12, 12:39 AM
Wow, gorgeous.

RocShemp
08-12-12, 01:21 AM
I wish this (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102997) was in stock. :D

I guess my 6850 will have to do for now.

K&AJones
08-12-12, 09:30 AM
I've been impressed with the Frostbite 2 Engine (Battlefield 3 and upcoming MOH:Warfighter) but this is really impressive. I'm playing Crysis 2 on the 360 and frankly have never seen such realistic water effects that good. If retail, online, and PC Makers want to increase sales of the PC Gaming market I'd be show-casing both the Frostbite and CryEngine 3 demos left & right. Even with "720" and PS4 coming, I'm actually thinking of adding a gaming pc for the first time since Unreal Tournament.

james2025a
08-13-12, 09:15 AM
I just completed Crysis 2 this past weekend and am really looking forward to part 3 now. February cannot come soon enough.

K&AJones
08-13-12, 04:30 PM
I'm actually on the last mission now. Haven't decided if I'll go back thru or not at a higher level. I only lack a few collectables. it's been fun except for the few bugs but visually impressive. I'll get "3" for sure.

edstein
08-13-12, 06:22 PM
You can go through hard mode pretty fast since you get to keep all your earned skills.

RocShemp
08-13-12, 07:24 PM
I started Crysis, Crysis: Warhead, and Crysis 2 at the same time. The character control refinements made me stick with Crysis 2 but I will eventually go back to the other two. Definitely looking forward to Crysis 3.

mattysemo247
01-24-13, 07:54 AM
$20 pre order credit up on Amazon. Kind of crazy that it's already coming out in a couple weeks.

RocShemp
01-24-13, 08:37 AM
My XFX 6850 Black Edition isn't even a year old yet this game makes me want to build a new gaming rig. :lol:

foxdvd
01-24-13, 08:49 AM
nice to see amazon coming back with the deals...newegg is nice, but I like my games the day they come out...

MoviePage
01-24-13, 08:54 AM
Also note that pre-orders will include a free download of the original Crysis for Xbox 360, PS3, or PC. Wish I hadn't bought that off the XBL marketplace a few months ago, but at least I'll be able to sell/trade the code.

starseed1981
01-24-13, 09:22 AM
I'm in. But not for full retail. I think I got Crysis 2 for $25.00 on Amazon a month after its initial launch.

slop101
02-13-13, 09:53 PM
Only 1 more week!

I just replayed Crysis 2, and it's as great as it was when it first came out.

Fuck Halo and CoD, Crysis is my favorite first-person-shooter this cycle, and I cannot wait for this one.

edstein
02-13-13, 10:06 PM
The multi-player demo was underwhelming IMO. Hopefully the single player campaign is as good as C2.

slop101
02-13-13, 11:19 PM
Well, I hardly even touched the MP of the last Crysis, and still felt that I got more than my money's worth.

Michael Corvin
02-14-13, 07:42 AM
Same here. Played through the game twice and maybe a half dozen MP matches.

uteotw
02-14-13, 08:53 AM
I agree: Crysis2 put Halo & COD to shame, IMO, and I've played every variant of each. Any early word yet on Crysis3? Def looking forward to it.

K&AJones
02-14-13, 09:00 AM
I got in on Crysis 2 late in the game but really had a fun time with it. i thought the SP campaign was pretty good and had fun with some of the "toys'.

I hadn't planned on this since my XBox Live is due first of next month, plan on GOW an was thinking of Bioshock but with the $20 credit and plus Cysis 1...awful tempting not to mention some of the trailers just look freakn' awesome.

slop101
02-14-13, 09:52 AM
Any early word yet on Crysis3? I've only heard that the single-player is a little bit more "open-world" than the last one, though not quite as much as the first one.

stingermck
02-19-13, 08:45 AM
A few reviews are coming out. Some say the console port is horrible, some say its good. I'll find out for myself tonight.

Kotaku gave it a NO:

WHY: Lovely graphics aside, Crysis 3 is a mostly mediocre shooter in which fancy visuals faintly disguise haphazard design and a lack of technical polish.

What I played: Completed the single-player story in around 6-7 hours, replayed several hours' worth of levels on various difficulties. Played a couple hours of multiplayer and a couple hours of the Xbox 360 version. Replayed several chunks of Crysis 2 for comparison.

My Two Favorite Things

When it's pretty, it's damned pretty. In terms of razor-sharp fidelity and near-photorealistic vistas, this is easily one of the best-looking games you can currently play.
Multiplayer has a number of distinctive charms, particularly the fact that every player can become invisibile.



My Two Least-Favorite Things

The last chapter is a chore, the final boss is a mess, and the dénouement is laughable.
Enemy AI just can't keep up with the new, bigger environments, and humans and aliens both behave too erratically to be much fun to fight.



Made-to-Order Back-of-Box Quotes

"I didn't realize my PC could actually physically break a sweat."
-Kirk Hamilton, Kotaku.com
"Why would I ever use anything but this bow?"
-Kirk Hamilton, Kotaku.com
"This is it: The mediocre game that screenshots will sell."



On a related note, the Xbox 360 version of Crysis 3 is a big step down from its PC big brother. I played an hour or so of the 360 version just to see how it compares, and the difference is remarkable. It's still plenty okay-looking for a console game, but it doesn't move all that well. It's too busy for the Xbox's native resolution, and the jaggies and low-res textures make everything look muddy. Not only is the game lower resolution and lacking any of the DirectX 11 particle-porn the PC version so regularly smears onto your screen, the Xbox version's framerate is quite sluggish, which makes it less pleasant to play.


Gamespot gave it a 7.5

Its attractive visuals make Crysis 3 a pleasure to look at, and the game is plenty of fun, though not up to the high standards of its forebears.
The Good

Attractive visuals that present a unique mix of the natural and the industrial
Each weapon, including the new bow, is a pleasure to shoot
Open levels and nanosuit powers provide combat flexibility
Entertaining multiplayer modes.

The Bad

Remarkably easy, all the way to the end
Lacks the standout battles of earlier games in the series
AI is easily exploited.



Unfortunately, the PlayStation 3 version of the game lacks the sharpness of the Xbox 360 version, making it look less impressive when the two are directly compared.

IGN 8.5

Great
A highly polished shooter experience that doesn’t so much reinvent the FPS wheel as give it a slicker set of tyres.

We expected the six and seven year old circuitry in our PS3 and Xbox 360 to boil into a puddle of silicon soup as soon as we slipped the disc in the tray, but as it turns out Crysis 3 runs well and looks fantastic no matter which platform you pick it up for.

starseed1981
02-19-13, 09:13 AM
So basically if you're a PC gamer you'll think its trash. But if you're a console gamer it'll look pretty standard. Whatever.

K&AJones
02-19-13, 09:14 AM
Well this is sad if so...two highly anticipated releases within one week not living up to ecpectations. I'll give it a week before more reviews and actual gamer input.

Michael Corvin
02-19-13, 09:57 AM
I picked it up. Not sure when I'll get a chance to play though.

slop101
02-19-13, 09:57 AM
I'm bummed not just because the campaign is shorter than Cyrsis 2 by half, but that it's not as well thought-out. Ack.

Now, while this doesn't look to have shit the bed quite as bad as Aliens, this is another example of Jim Sterling's rant (http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/jimquisition/6863-Previewed-Preordered-Prescrewed) about game companies getting our pre-orders, and then delivering a product not quite up to snuff.

MoviePage
02-19-13, 10:38 AM
This has had disappointment written all over it for a while now. I cancelled my pre-order this past weekend (and to be honest, the only reason it took me that long to decide was the $20 credit offered by Amazon). Sounds like a 2-day rental at most.

Decker
02-19-13, 10:40 AM
I have it pre-ordered at Best Buy. If it drops to $39.99 anywhere in the next 60 days (which seems very likely), I'd have gotten it for essentially $20 after price match (since I'll get $20 in GC after purchase and can still price match my original purchase price). I figure I'll almost certainly get $20 enjoyment out of it. Still, I might just hang onto the receipt unopened in case the general consensus is that it sucked.

Decker
02-19-13, 10:42 AM
I'm bummed not just because the campaign is shorter than Cyrsis 2 by half, but that it's not as well thought-out. Ack.

Now, while this doesn't look to have shit the bed quite as bad as Aliens, this is another example of Jim Sterling's rant (http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/jimquisition/6863-Previewed-Preordered-Prescrewed) about game companies getting our pre-orders, and then delivering a product not quite up to snuff.

Metacritic of 78 (http://www.metacritic.com/game/xbox-360/crysis-3/critic-reviews) for the 360 version. We're not even in the same stratosphere as Aliens here.

uteotw
02-19-13, 10:46 AM
I picked it up. Not sure when I'll get a chance to play though.

Same here. I was prepared to disappointed by Dead Space 3 and I can't put it down, so I'll still give this one a chance for sure.

Michael Corvin
02-19-13, 12:16 PM
I have it pre-ordered at Best Buy. If it drops to $39.99 anywhere in the next 60 days (which seems very likely), I'd have gotten it for essentially $20 after price match (since I'll get $20 in GC after purchase and can still price match my original purchase price). I figure I'll almost certainly get $20 enjoyment out of it. Still, I might just hang onto the receipt unopened in case the general consensus is that it sucked.

BB just revised that policy to cut down on these price matches. IIRC, it's only 14 days now and you can only price match the day you purchase the game, no retro price matching. I could be wrong though so check CAG.

stingermck
02-19-13, 04:40 PM
I just took down a helicopter with the bow and explosive tipped arrows. So far so good.

Decker
02-19-13, 04:51 PM
BB just revised that policy to cut down on these price matches. IIRC, it's only 14 days now and you can only price match the day you purchase the game, no retro price matching. I could be wrong though so check CAG.

Can't find that info anywhere. If they only PM at time of purchase, what is the 14 days for then? I know I still have a 60 day return window since I'm Premiere Silver.

edit : Nooooooo! You're right. Only PM at Best Buy to Best Buy's own price if lower within 14 days and not post-purchase PM of other retailers at all. Though with that 60-day return policy I suppose I could still pull a switcheroo if need be.

stingermck
02-19-13, 05:09 PM
Can't find that info anywhere. If they only PM at time of purchase, what is the 14 days for then? I know I still have a 60 day return window since I'm Premiere Silver.

http://consumerist.com/2013/02/15/best-buy-confirms-price-matching-policy-change-with-low-price-guarantee/

stingermck
02-19-13, 06:33 PM
Just finished the first couple of levels and I think its great. Hunter Edition is a good name for it. With cloak on, and the bow you feel pretty bad ass, like the Predator. But it feels very tactical too. If you run and gun you can be over run. But using cloak, cover, tall grass etc you can really stalk and hunt.

I'm playing PS3 btw and I don't notice any graphic problems or slowdown.

edstein
02-19-13, 07:32 PM
I'm hoping to pick this up for $39.99. Shouldn't be to long to find it at that price.

Barth
02-19-13, 09:04 PM
I've enjoyed what I've played so far. However, shortly in to the second chapter I'm having some serious audio issues, it drops out for several seconds at a time especially during cutscenes. It was so bad during one stretch I almost thought it must be on purpose (like the nanosuit malfunctioning). I'm playing on the 360. Anyone else notice this?

slop101
02-19-13, 09:28 PM
^ haven't started on C3 yet, but that sort of glitch happened to me on Crysis2 a couple times before it got patched.

K&AJones
02-19-13, 10:56 PM
I'm bummed not just because the campaign is shorter than Cyrsis 2 by half, but that it's not as well thought-out. Ack.

Now, while this doesn't look to have shit the bed quite as bad as Aliens, this is another example of Jim Sterling's rant (http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/jimquisition/6863-Previewed-Preordered-Prescrewed) about game companies getting our pre-orders, and then delivering a product not quite up to snuff.


Seriously..the campaign is half that of Crysis 2? If that's the cake forget it. I'll wait tll it drops to $30-

nickdawgy
02-20-13, 01:48 AM
Almost picked it up but now I'm glad I didn't.

starseed1981
02-20-13, 08:46 AM
I'm halfway through it and liking it quite alot. Now, I'm not a PC gamer and have never played the first (only the 2nd on 360) but I think the graphics and gameplay are fantastic. I think the best thing I could say is that if you loved the 2nd one on consoles you'll feel the same way about this one. The main drawback I'd say is that some of the areas are a little more "open world". I say this is a drawback because if you want to you can literally avoid all the enemies an area. I've had two missions where I actually had to engage the enemy cause I was sick of not being seen. And I wouldn't be put off too well by the fact that the campaign is shorter. Given its environments I think that multiple playthroughs will offer much different gameplay experiences. Overall I'm happy with the purchase but considering how fast EA dropped the price on Dead Space 3 some may want to wait. It may be best to Redbox it and buy it in 30 days if you're into the cheap title thing.

Michael Corvin
02-20-13, 08:50 AM
Can't find that info anywhere. If they only PM at time of purchase, what is the 14 days for then? I know I still have a 60 day return window since I'm Premiere Silver.

edit : Nooooooo! You're right. Only PM at Best Buy to Best Buy's own price if lower within 14 days and not post-purchase PM of other retailers at all. Though with that 60-day return policy I suppose I could still pull a switcheroo if need be.

Cool, so I was close. I never bothered doing the post release PM so it doesn't bother me too much. I'm sure everyone over at CAG is losing their shit.

Rob V
02-21-13, 06:56 AM
I'm definitely not feeling this game. I'm only two levels in (of 6 or 7 I think) and it's a chore. I plan to quickly finish and sell it back. At least I got $20 credit from Amazon... but I cannot recommend this game as of right now.

RocShemp
02-21-13, 08:36 AM
I'm definitely not feeling this game. I'm only two levels in (of 6 or 7 I think) and it's a chore. I plan to quickly finish and sell it back. At least I got $20 credit from Amazon... but I cannot recommend this game as of right now.

What don't you like about it?

foxdvd
02-21-13, 09:44 AM
I'm definitely not feeling this game. I'm only two levels in (of 6 or 7 I think) and it's a chore. I plan to quickly finish and sell it back. At least I got $20 credit from Amazon... but I cannot recommend this game as of right now.

I just finished chapter 2 and I can sort of see what you are saying...it has not grabbed me like Crysis 1 or 2 did....but the game is amazing looking, and I think it is going to continue to get better...

foxdvd
02-21-13, 09:45 AM
What don't you like about it?

for me it just sort of feels like a really long tutorial at this point...it is hard to explain really....controls are amazing...game runs smooth....

I did read a lot of reviews that say the game does not get good until chapter 3.....

Rob V
02-21-13, 10:27 AM
What don't you like about it?

It's hard to explain... maybe it's the unlikeable character Psycho you follow around or maybe it's the annoying as fuck CEPH monsters or maybe it's the lack of real functionality of the cross-bow (I take forever to hit my target unless he's standing still).

Barth
02-21-13, 09:01 PM
I have to agree. According to the achievements I'm a chapter away from finishing. It's been okay. Not bad but not great. Now I just want to finish it up to be done.
I sure hope March is a better month than February's let down has been. I loved Dead Space, but Aliens and now this is kinda disappointing . I don't have super high hopes for Tomb Raider, but Gears and Bioshock better be good.

Rob V
02-21-13, 09:12 PM
I labored thru level 3 tonight... It was better but felt artificially long due to TONS of walking thru the jungle without any enemy or task for long periods. The graphics are great but the enemy AI is either super dumb or super soldier. Like Barth I just want this done.

foxdvd
02-21-13, 09:56 PM
done with level 3 and yes this game is a big letdown for me....They ruined the stealth in the game...basically enemies stay looking in your general direction at all times..if you cloak and flank them, they magically turn toward your position and move forward...there really is no way in taking out a huge group of enemies unless you wait for a LONG time which takes away one of my favorite things from the first two games...

also level design seemed to be an afterthought...very poorly done...

Decker
02-21-13, 11:28 PM
You all are making me think seriously about returning my unopened copy to Best Buy. Combined with their new elimination of the after-purchase price match, I don't think I want this game for $45. Especially since I get to keep the preorder bonus (Crysis) even if I return the game. Maybe I'll just wait until it's $20.

Rob V
02-22-13, 08:37 AM
done with level 3 and yes this game is a big letdown for me....They ruined the stealth in the game...basically enemies stay looking in your general direction at all times..if you cloak and flank them, they magically turn toward your position and move forward...there really is no way in taking out a huge group of enemies unless you wait for a LONG time which takes away one of my favorite things from the first two games...

also level design seemed to be an afterthought...very poorly done...

Point on... my "favorite" part of Level 3 was the liner path down the cat-walk to a group of about 12 enemies. Not only did they continue to shoot me as I was cloacked and ducking behind cover, they then proceeded to run, single file, up the stairs one by one and I picked them off like the British.

Raul3
02-22-13, 08:47 AM
Point on... my "favorite" part of Level 3 was the liner path down the cat-walk to a group of about 12 enemies. Not only did they continue to shoot me as I was cloacked and ducking behind cover, they then proceeded to run, single file, up the stairs one by one and I picked them off like the British.

Ugh! That sounds really bad. :(

starseed1981
02-22-13, 09:21 AM
Just wrapped up the entire campaign last night. Total playtime 4:30:14. The story honestly felt like MGS2: Sons of Liberty towards the end there.

edstein
02-22-13, 09:35 AM
Maybe you guys should increase the difficulty if its to easy.

starseed1981
02-22-13, 10:00 AM
Raising the difficulty won't help. The problem is actually how the enemy AI was programmed. I played it on the hardest setting. You can literally run around a building and let them get stuck in walls. Or if you run up stairs they often can't follow. This applies to the bosses as well. I really liked the game, I'm just pointing that out.

Barth
02-22-13, 01:14 PM
Well looks like I won't be finishing this one. I got to the final boss, died, reloaded, game froze. Rinse and repeat two more times. I gave up. It was a hard freeze to, no going back to the dashboard. Had to turn off my 360 and turn it back on. The game's not worth the trouble.
Reading the forums at 360achievements looks like I'm not the only one to experience this. One guy said he got around it by playing the entire last level from the start. No way.
I just rented this so I'll take it back today and wait for a patch. If I even care by then.

Rob V
02-22-13, 02:03 PM
Well looks like I won't be finishing this one. I got to the final boss, died, reloaded, game froze. Rinse and repeat two more times. I gave up. It was a hard freeze to, no going back to the dashboard. Had to turn off my 360 and turn it back on. The game's not worth the trouble.
Reading the forums at 360achievements looks like I'm not the only one to experience this. One guy said he got around it by playing the entire last level from the start. No way.
I just rented this so I'll take it back today and wait for a patch. If I even care by then.

Fricking ridiculous

tofferman
02-22-13, 02:39 PM
I'm a casual gamer here, but saw the Crysis 3 beta available on PSN the first week of February and it looked interesting. I downloaded it, logged in and got killed by another member in under two minutes. Tried it two more times with the same result. Having not played the prior Crysis releases, I thought it was odd that there was no explanation of the controls (the graphics were very impressive I might add.)

I then tried to log into the beta again last night and it wouldn't allow it. Now I have found out that the beta period is over, as it lasted only 14 days. wtf? I guess I'll have to rent it at redbox now to try out the single player mode, but the reviews posted so far aren't encouraging. Is a 14 day beta uncommon?
It seems like poor marketing to me, unless you were already familiar with the prior releases.

slop101
02-22-13, 02:40 PM
Looks like I'll just wait 'till the first update to play.

Decker
02-22-13, 03:19 PM
I'm a casual gamer here, but saw the Crysis 3 beta available on PSN the first week of February and it looked interesting. I downloaded it, logged in and got killed by another member in under two minutes. Tried it two more times with the same result. Having not played the prior Crysis releases, I thought it was odd that there was no explanation of the controls (the graphics were very impressive I might add.)

I then tried to log into the beta again last night and it wouldn't allow it. Now I have found out that the beta period is over, as it lasted only 14 days. wtf? I guess I'll have to rent it at redbox now to try out the single player mode, but the reviews posted so far aren't encouraging. Is a 14 day beta uncommon?
It seems like poor marketing to me, unless you were already familiar with the prior releases.

That's why it's called a Beta. If it were to continue, it would have been a Multiplayer Demo.

Rob V
02-23-13, 10:04 AM
Reached level 5 last night and after the opening intro to the level I couldn't put Proohets visor down... So I couldn't choose a weapon or pickup ammo or data logs. To circumnavigate this, I just run like the wind from check point to check point without running into a single enemy. I get to the 4th checkpoint and the level "starts"... I can now put down my visor and aim a weapon. However, I ran past 5 objectives in the process and would need to start over.

That's when I removed the disc from my Xbox, put it back in the case and mumbled "fuck this game". It's off to GameStop for 50% bonus credit. Crysis 3 can suck a bag of dicks... It's literally broken.

foxdvd
02-24-13, 12:13 AM
my friend had a glitch where he had no ammo for any guns and his bow was gone...had to restart a level...

I on the other hand have started to finally enjoy the game...chapters 4 and 5 were way better than 1-3. I have been taking my time...looking for intel without using a guide...and I am at 6.5 hours just starting chapter 6...

parrotheads4
02-24-13, 04:06 PM
Just started the game. Had a glitch on level 1. Visor did not show door hack. Wasted 30 minutes running around thinking I was the idiot.

Michael Corvin
02-24-13, 04:16 PM
I had a half dozen glitches in 2, so I'm expecting nothing less when I finally get around to playing this one.

foxdvd
02-24-13, 07:29 PM
finished on veteran....8 hours 4 minutes...got every intel without using a guide...

Chapters 4-7 are so much better than 1-3 they should have just thrown the first 3 out of the game and sold this at 19.99...really enjoyed the game at the end...

stingermck
02-25-13, 06:56 AM
Beat it on PS3 in 2 sittings on easy. I enjoyed levels 1-3 a lot more than the rest of the game. The bow hunting in the grass, IMO, was more fun than all the sci-fi at the end. The more the game went on, the less I was enjoying it. I experienced zero glitches though.

RocShemp
02-25-13, 07:42 AM
The story honestly felt like MGS2: Sons of Liberty towards the end there.

Ouch. Is it really that bad? :sad:

starseed1981
02-25-13, 09:25 AM
Ouch. Is it really that bad? :sad:

It's because of how the cut scenes are edited. Did you ever see that movie "Domino" with Keira Knightley? Its like that with a couple sci-fi twists on each other.

Michael Corvin
02-25-13, 09:34 AM
Started this morning and had all kinda of audio drop outs. Had to just skip one of the cut scenes because I was only gettin about 20% of the dialog. Not sure if it'll help but I just finished installing it.

Gameplay-wise I enjoyed the first level. How could you not with that bow? Taking down a copter with it was bad ass.

For reference I HATED the first 3 levels of C2.

foxdvd
02-27-13, 09:50 PM
finished my super soldier run in about 5 hours....wished I had started on this from the start as I did not see much of a difference....

Michael Corvin
02-27-13, 10:09 PM
Weren't you already leveled up for the second playthrough?

foxdvd
02-28-13, 02:21 PM
Weren't you already leveled up for the second playthrough?

I had all the unlocks I wanted and leveled up by level 4 anyway on veteran...all the other unlocks I only spent points on just to get the achievement...75% of the upgrades I never used....

MoviePage
02-28-13, 04:01 PM
Hi all,

We are rolling out two new patches over the next few days, Patch 1.1 and Data Patch B.

Patch 1.1 will be a physical update requiring you to download it when prompted from Origin/XBL/PSN and contains numerous bug fixes and updates:

Fix for users getting stuck in the Pinger
Fix for Flashbang/Smoke grenade reactions not displaying in Kill Cam
Fix for crosshair becoming invisible after certain actions
Fixes for squads joining and disconnecting from servers
Fix for players being unable to fire or reload occasionally
Fix for users occasionally being able to hear VTOL damage siren constantly
Weapons retrieved from the ground now have the correct attachments
Fix for players getting stuck if ripping HMG off VTOL during destruction
Fix for being unable to detonate C4 after host migration on consoles
Fix for game not ending correctly if last opponent triggers a host migration
Fix for issue where sometimes rip and throw weapons would not deal damage in smoke grenades
Fix for relay in CTR becoming stuck if picking up relay during shotgun reload
Fix for icons disappearing occasionally in CTR
Fix for players occasionally spawning with wrong loadout in Assault (PC Only)
Last Man Standing no longer displayed in Hunter for players that have just died
Fixed issue with teams during host migration in Hunter/Assault
Significant optimisation to Medium detail settings (PC Only)
Particle optimisation (PC Only)

Single Player also receives the following fixes:

Fix for crash when loading a checkpoint under certain circumstances during <final sequences of the game>
Fix for the player not being able to pass the first hacking challenge in Jailbreak if the "melee" action is assigned on the "F" key
Fix for the Hammer pistol laser pointer attachment not being unlocked after completing Jailbreak which prevented players from reaching 100% completion
Fix for rare bug at the end of the River mission which resulted in the player losing most of their inventory, the possibility to pick-up items and the bow
Fix for lack of feedback sounds when the player pickups ammo from weapons on the floor

Data Patch B is a behind the scenes update and is automatically downloaded when entering Multiplayer. Patch B contains the following tweaks:

Melee whilst sliding damage reduced to match patch A's melee damage
Typhoon mid range damage reduction
Bow sensitivity reduced to match Assault Scope values on PS3/X360 as they have similar zoom values. PC remains as before
SCAR+Laser long distance effectiveness reduced.
Threat Awareness module levelling targets reduced to 3/10 enemy C4's destroyed
Potential fix for "Incoming!" Skill Assessment not levelling up correctly
Fix for Social Challenge skill assessments not being tracked correctly

If you see something like this at the bottom left of your main multiplayer screen, then you have the patch.
http://i.imgur.com/rPQg7Dt.jpg

If you can not see it and this post says the patch is live, chances are your copy of the game didn't manage to download and verify it in time. Simply return to the Single Player menu and click back into Multi Player or restart the game, entering MP will usually resolve the issue as it will have been downloaded already but not verified.

If you do not have the patch you will be unable to play against players who do, so you may have less matches available to your (or no official dedicated servers on PC). This is very unlikely to happen and can be resolved by returning to the Single Player menu and back to Multi Player.

Some users have had problems downloading these data patches, usually due to Anti-Virus or Proxy issues, so if you have persistent problems, check this thread out for more information:

http://www.mycrysis.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=58&t=59915

It is likely that these patches will not go live at the same time across all platforms so keep checking this thread as to when your platforms patches are live.

Patch 1.1 Status:

PC: LIVE @ 16:15GMT
X360: TBC
PS3: LIVE @ 09:30GMT

Data Patch B Status:

PC: LIVE @ 16:45GMT
X360: LIVE @ 16:45GMT
PS3:LIVE @ 16:45GMT

Decker
02-28-13, 04:13 PM
Sounds like crysis management to me.

Music
02-28-13, 04:15 PM
hmm... maybe I will continue to not play this yet...

Barth
02-28-13, 04:41 PM
From my experience with the game I'm not even sure those will catch all the problems. I played this and Aliens back to back and dare I say...I think I enjoyed Aliens a bit more? At least I could finish it and not have it crash during a reload at the final boss every time. :)

discostu1337
03-02-13, 08:29 PM
From my experience with the game I'm not even sure those will catch all the problems. I played this and Aliens back to back and dare I say...I think I enjoyed Aliens a bit more? At least I could finish it and not have it crash during a reload at the final boss every time. :)

Haha I was just going to post how bad this game is and how Aliens was more fun. Seriously, Crysis 3 is boring as hell, super glitchy, looks like poop and just overall below average for a FPS. I recall actually enjoying Crysis 2 I believe.

slop101
03-02-13, 11:54 PM
Screw you haters! I'm really enjoying this so far.

...looks like poop .
Even if you think it's boring, that opinion is ridiculous, as it's easily one of the best looking games I've seen on the 360.

starseed1981
03-03-13, 12:26 AM
Sounds like crysis management to me.

MWahahahaahha. This should be the end of this thread.

Rob V
03-03-13, 09:23 AM
If anyone wants the Brawler Pack DLC for the 360, it's yours. First person to post in this thread they want it gets it.

Music
03-03-13, 09:48 AM
I'll take it! :D

discostu1337
03-03-13, 01:22 PM
Screw you haters! I'm really enjoying this so far.


Even if you think it's boring, that opinion is ridiculous, as it's easily one of the best looking games I've seen on the 360.

If you think the same broken down buildings and trees repeated 1000 times is the best looking game you have seen, then you haven't played many games. It's an extremely dark, bland mess. Pop in Dead Space 3 and get back to me.

Decker
03-03-13, 01:29 PM
I rented it yesterday. Yeah, it's not very good, though hunting with the bow is all kind of fun until you lose your arrows. Once I was able to scan with my visor and find my stray arrows, but I never found that feature again. I played the first couple chapters and found the story very un-compelling. And Psycho is a grade-A asshole who I had no desire to keep following, but somehow is immortal no matter how many shots you fire into his cranium -- what the hell does he even need me for?

There were all sorts of audio glitches with the sound cutting out. Not that I really cared about the story, but it was still annoying.

It's a great looking game. discostu, I recommend you see an eye doctor, because if you think it looks like poop, you need glasses. That's the only thing (outside of the stealth armor and the hunting bow) that the game has going for it. Sure the environments aren't very exciting and the color palate is bland, but the visuals are sharp and crisp and the effects look great. Compare that to Aliens if you want to see what bad visuals look like.

So glad the folks here clued me in. Taking my sealed copy back to Best Buy and getting Tomb Raider instead.

slop101
03-03-13, 05:16 PM
Pop in Dead Space 3 and get back to me.I'm playing both right now, and C3 rapes DS3 in the graphics department; it has better textures, better polygon count, greater draw distance, etc, etc. It has better graphics in every objective way that they can be measured. Sure, you may like the art design in DS3 better, but that's subjective, and not at all what I was talking about.

Rob V
03-03-13, 05:33 PM
I'll take it! :D

Ygm

Music
03-03-13, 05:53 PM
Thank you!

discostu1337
03-03-13, 06:00 PM
I'm playing both right now, and C3 rapes DS3 in the graphics department; it has better textures, better polygon count, greater draw distance, etc, etc. It has better graphics in every objective way that they can be measured. Sure, you may like the art design in DS3 better, but that's subjective, and not at all what I was talking about.

...not even close. Entering space in Dead Space 3 is the single greatest example of amazing graphics this generation. Nothing comes close and I'm not even a huge DS fan. Crysis 3 sits firmly in the middle for overall graphics, behind games like Gears of War, Uncharted, Halo 4...even the Batman Games looked better.

Crysis on the PC may be a different story though.

Music
03-03-13, 06:24 PM
fight! fight! fight! :dance:

slop101
03-03-13, 07:38 PM
...not even close. Entering space in Dead Space 3 is the single greatest example of amazing graphics this generation. Nothing comes close and I'm not even a huge DS fan. Crysis 3 sits firmly in the middle for overall graphics, behind games like Gears of War, Uncharted, Halo 4...even the Batman Games looked better.

Crysis on the PC may be a different story though.Again, you're talking graphical aesthetics, which is subjective. I'm talking about pure graphical horsepower, in the objective sense, and in those terms, it blows all other 360 games away. Basically, C3 is putting and moving more things on the screen than these other games. Now, the fact that you don't like how those things look is a completely different issue, and not one that I'd discuss, since it's a matter of personal taste.

MoviePage
03-03-13, 09:39 PM
Seriously, Crysis 3 is boring as hell, super glitchy, looks like poop and just overall below average for a FPS.

That's honestly how I felt about Crysis 2 (other than the "looks like poop" part -- seriously, the game was Call of Duty with some sci-fi elements but without any of the pizzazz) and if people here who somehow enjoyed that game feel this way about the new installment, I'm really glad I cancelled my pre-order.

Barth
03-03-13, 10:50 PM
That's honestly how I felt about Crysis 2 (other than the "looks like poop" part -- seriously, the game was Call of Duty with some sci-fi elements but without any of the pizzazz) and if people here who somehow enjoyed that game feel this way about the new installment, I'm really glad I cancelled my pre-order.

That's me. I loved Crysis 2. So much so that even though I didn't play the original I went and played it after 2.
The setting, graphics, and story were all so compelling in the first two.
I will say 3 looked good but the setting was so drab it didn't make the graphics seem great. The story was weak and uninspired. After loving the first two this one was way off base. The numerous bugs I ran in to certainly didn't help. When I can't even finish the game because of lock ups during reloads, that is a major problem.

mattysemo247
03-29-13, 10:44 AM
Just picked this up from the library last night and started playing and man, is this game underwhelming. It's just not clicking with me like Crysis 2 did. And don't even get me started on the audio issues. I don't know much time I spent installing the game, uninstalling the game, deleting and reinstalling patches, etc. and nothing helped. I got stuck on the part where the missiles kept locking on to you because I couldn't hear what the guy was telling me to do. So I turned the subtitles on in the game and muted it and turned on a podcast. It's just been a really frustrating experience so far, so I'm glad to hear it's a short game so I can finish it and return it.

MoviePage
03-29-13, 12:07 PM
Yeah, I rented it a while back and did 2 playthroughs -- one on normal and one on Supersoldier. It's a short and completely forgettable game. Really glad I didn't buy it.

Michael Corvin
03-29-13, 08:41 PM
The game is so forgettable I forgot to pop in and post how mediocre it was.

gerrythedon
02-03-14, 11:47 PM
Finished this last week.

:up: Bow
:up: Skills challenges
:up: Graphics/Sound

:down: Got boring towards the end
:down: Some Useless Skills
:down: Prophet's dialogue