Crysis 2

PC, XB360, PS3 / Action / Release: Mar 22, 2011 / ESRB: M

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Crysis 2 Trailer Tells a Story

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Why is Crysis 2 set in New York City, and why's it overgrown, ruined and filled with hostile troops anyway? Hopefully this new trailer focusing on the story in CryTek's shooter sequel will clear up a few questions for you, and be pleasing to your eyes t'boot.

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"Wooow, they decided to add a story this time? Good call Crytek! -_-..."
- Damarius101    See all 19 comments


Daily Filter: February 14, 2011

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database on a daily basis.

For this special "Valentine's Day" edition of the Daily Filter we've got a slew of new content that's sweet as candy. New media for today includes Portal 2, Bulletstorm, Crysis 2, Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection, Okamiden, Lineage II: The Chaotic Chronicle, Cars 2: The Video Game, Rift, the Fall of Setarrif expansion for ArcaniA, MindJack, MotoGP 10/11, Shadows of the Damned, the newly announced movie-based title Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters, Warriors: Legends of Troy, Swarm, Rock Band 3, Monday Night Combat, the alpha version of A Valley Without Wind, Yars' Revenge, The Flying Dutchman, The Rockin' Dead, Amazing Zombie Defense, and Mactabilis. Read more »

"Am I the only one who thinks that Crysis 2 footage looks kinda awesome?! The scale and detail ..."
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Crysis 2 Trailer Talks Multiplayer Progression

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It seems that almost every shooter's multiplayer mode hides its goodies behind persistent progression nowadays and Crysis 2 is no exception. The progression in Crytek's shooter is detailed in a lengthy new trailer, focusing on nanosuit unlocks.

Unlockable upgrades and modules covered range from small boosts, such as faster stealth transitions, to larger bonuses, like the mighty 'air stomp' attack. According to the trailer, it'll take players around sixty hours to reach the top of the ranking classes. Read more »

"Am I the only one thinks the voiceover sounds like a bad impression of The Stranger in The Big ..."
- jlambvo    See all 49 comments


Modders Rebuilding S.T.A.L.K.E.R. with Cryengine 2

PC Gamer reports that an incredibly ambitious Russian mod team called World of Stalker has embarked on the monumental task of recreating GSC's survival-horror shooter series, .S.T.A.L.K.E.R., as a Crysis mod.

The team has dubbed the project 'Cryzone - Sector 23," and has released some early video footage (with Russian voice-over) that we've embedded after the break. Cryengine 2's brand new physics engine seems to improve things quite a bit over the original game, and you can already see the original game shining through, despite the early stages of the makeover. Read more »

"I dont think GSG is going to care much, because that looked about as much like stalker as super ..."
- UMG    See all 41 comments


Daily Filter: February 2, 2011

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database on a daily basis.

Today's Filter features new media for Batman: Arkham City, Resistance 3, Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, Infamous 2, SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy Seals, Anarchy Reigns, Crysis 2, DC Universe Online, Trapped Dead, Gods Eater Burst, Jagged Alliance: Back in Action, Naruto Shippuden: Shinobi Rumble, LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game, Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together, Dying For Daylight, and the first media for the newly announced Kinect-exclusive Michael Phelps - Push the Limit. Read more »

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Crysis 2 'Pre-Launch' Multiplayer Demo Coming to PC

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EA and Crytek have activated "Maximum Good Will" with PC gamers, revealing a multiplayer demo in inbound to PC for Crysis 2.

Word of a demo for the previously PC-exclusive franchise came from Twitter. A message from the official Crysis account reads: "At this time, Crytek & EA are glad to confirm that we'll be releasing a pre-launch Crysis 2 multiplayer demo on PC! Stay tuned for details." Shacknews has contacted EA to see if we can capture some of those details early. Read more »

"The ultimate insult? If the game runs as crap on PC as the first one, while the console version ..."
- Draco3k    See all 29 comments


Crytek Aware of Crysis 2 Demo Issues, Working 'As Quickly As Possible' on Fixes

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Yesterday's anticipated release of the Xbox 360-exclusive multiplayer demo for Crysis 2 has been somewhat marred by technical bugs. Complaints from a thread on the Crysis Tech Issues page range from poor hit detection and stuttering to long lobby wait times, losing a connection, or even outright freezing.

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"The first time I tried it, it froze my 360 while loading the map. The 2nd time, I got in ..."
- Hitman05    See all 35 comments


Shack PSA: Bulletstorm Demo on Xbox 360, PS3 Today; Crysis 2 Multiplayer Beta on Live

Two of 2011's most anticipated titles have been teased in the most interactive way possible: demos. Trials for People Can Fly's Bulletstorm and Crytek's Crysis 2 are now available.

Bulletstorm's previously announced demo can be downloaded on the Xbox Live Marketplace right now, with a PlayStation 3 version expected to hit the PlayStation Store along with Tuesday evening's regular content update. Read more »

"you people stop moaning about the freakin' demo...i mean who cares anyway...really i dont give a ..."
- neil1969    See all 55 comments


Crysis 2 Getting 360-Exclusive Multiplayer Demo [Updated]

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[Update: 15:20 01/21/11] Included a new trailer and screenshots.

EA sent word today that the Xbox 360 will be getting an exclusive multiplayer demo of Crysis 2 later this month. Xbox Live Gold members can download the demo starting on January 25. Read more »

"We'll have to wait until it's released before knowing for sure whether the pc version has been ..."
- jtthe2nd    See all 49 comments


Crysis 2 Trailer Lets You Be the Weapon

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This new Crysis 2 trailer shows off the various powers of the suit you'll be donning in Crytek's 2011 game, but it does feature a ton of gameplay and a whole lot of the same enemy over and over again!

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"Generic is the word that comes to mind. The aliens aren't anything like the ones in Crysis 1, ..."
- aoleon    See all 55 comments


Crysis 2 Beta Invites Going Out, Still Xbox 360 Only

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It appears that invites are being sent out for the Crysis 2 multiplayer beta, which was promised back in August. The beta has not started yet, but the email says it will be kicking off "very soon" (via Kotaku). Read more »

"This crap box is 5 years old now, because of that graphic quality in games is getting uglier by ..."
- harshahorizon    See all 71 comments


Daily Filter: August 27, 2010

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database on a daily basis.

Today's Filter features a co-op focused trailer for Valve's Portal 2, multiple videos showcasing the abilities of the Guild Wars 2 "Necromancer," and a video detailing the "Limited Edition" of Crysis 2. Read more »

"Decent graphics. I'd like to try out the Mafia 2, though hopefully the story's won't be boring."
- pooh671    See all 3 comments


Crysis 2 Trailer Shows Multiplayer

Three-minutes of Crysis 2 team-based multiplayer action ranging across the rooftops of New York is on show in a new trailer from Gamescom 2010. Engage maximum eyes.

While Crysis 2 isn't due to launch on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 until March 22, 2011 in North America, a closed multiplayer beta will run on Xbox 360 this fall. Read more »

"The game itself looks pretty decent, but man, did they pick some terrible footage. The guy ..."
- ManiacalMoose    See all 78 comments


Crysis 2 Gets Two Special Editions, Multiplayer Beta for Xbox 360

At Gamescom 2010, publisher Electronic Arts announced two special editions for the 2011 release of Crysis 2: the Limited Edition and the Nano Edition. The Limited Edition is available at the standard retail price while supplies last, while the Nano Edition will run you a whopping $150 and is billed for the "ultimate Crysis fan".

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""Weapons Specialist Module - With the Weapons Specialist ability, the player can reload his ..."
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Daily Filter: August 16, 2010

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database on a daily basis.

Today's Filter features the first screenshots and trailer for Red Faction: Battlegrounds, a reveal trailer for Tony Hawk: Shred, gameplay from F1 2010, "Central Station" commentary video for Crysis 2, a new trailer featuring "building and behavior" in LEGO Universe, a "customization" trailer for Worms Reloaded and new videos for Super Scribblenauts, Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 and Deca Sports 3. Read more »

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