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Crysis 2 DirectX 11 video shows off graphical upgrades

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 27, 2011 12:15pm PDT

As promised, Crysis 2's "Ultra Upgrade" is available today. But what do all the new graphical effects look like when turned on?


"Can we get a "CRYSISI2ATTENTIONWHORE" tag so the tidbits of crap released post-portem can be ..."

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Crysis 2 'DirectX 11 Ultra Upgrade' pack coming June 27

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 22, 2011 11:15am PDT

Crytek is nearly ready to release updates for Crysis 2, targeted specifically for DX11 cards.


"Isn't that a pretty big flaw in game design, when you have to play on the highest difficulty ..."

- VoodooIT see all 50 comments

EA building Origin 'exclusives' [Update: didn't pull Crysis 2 from Steam]

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 15, 2011 9:45am PDT

EA plans to have more games exclusive to its own recently-relaunched digital distribution store Origin. It was initially thought that EA pulled Crysis 2 from Steam as part of this plan, but that's since been denied.


"All I'm saying is, Crytek is a great company, they did nothing wrong, but Valve delisted their ..."

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Crysis 2 'Retaliation' map pack incoming

By Alice O'Connor, May 10, 2011 6:00am PDT

Four new multiplayer maps are coming to Crysis 2 on May 17 in the 'Retaliation' map pack DLC, for your face-shooting pleasure.


"And I never said it would, I just merely pointed out that Crysis 2 has mediocre graphics as ..."

- ReckHavoc see all 31 comments

Crysis 2 Review

By Xav de Matos, Mar 25, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Shacknews gives its final word on the Xbox 360 and PC version of Crysis 2, examining everything from its strategic underbelly to its stunning 3D visuals...


"You can literally walk past every enemy in the game. It's stupid as shit."

- Gvaz see all 85 comments

Crysis 2 PS3 demo pulled to fix bugs

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 18, 2011 6:00am PDT

Though the Crysis 2 multiplayer demo has only been available on PS3 since Tuesday, it's already being pulled due to connection bugs.


"I saw Crysis 2 in 3D at the nVidia booth at PAX and it was awesome as hell I thought"

- pancake humper see all 13 comments

Crysis 2 MP demo due on PS3 March 15

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 02, 2011 4:00pm PST

The Crysis 2 multiplayer demo, which is already available on PC and Xbox 360, will be released for PlayStation 3 on March 15.


"I hope then I can hear sound, why the FFFFFFFFFFFfff would you release a demo that does not work ..."

- pluto69 see all 8 comments

New Crysis 2 Xbox 360 MP demo incoming

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 25, 2011 10:45am PST

PC gamers aren't the only ones getting a Crysis 2 multiplayer demo on March 1; the new demo's also due on Xbox 360 that fateful Tuesday.


"Have you tried it recently. It has improved somewhat for a lot of people (I never really had ..."

- Vorlonesque see all 19 comments

Crysis 2 PS3 multiplayer demo confirmed

By Steve Watts, Feb 24, 2011 8:50am PST

The PlayStation 3 will be getting its own Crysis 2 multiplayer demo after all. The confirmation comes from a new teaser video, the end of which...


"It's looking like they made the aliens more human, so you could probably have the same sort of ..."

- Dontdrop see all 14 comments

Crysis 2 Multiplayer Demo Coming to PC on March 1

By Xav de Matos, Feb 16, 2011 9:00am PST

After revealing a multiplayer-focused demo would launch prior to the game's release for PC gamers, EA has announced that the Crysis 2 trial will...


"Keep reading those sensationalistic sites taking things out of context. Ignorance ftw."

- vx2o see all 38 comments

Crysis 2 Trailer Tells a Story

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 15, 2011 2:15pm PST

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 u


"Wooow, they decided to add a story this time? Good call Crytek! -_-..."

- Damarius101 see all 19 comments

Daily Filter: February 14, 2011

By Xav de Matos, Feb 14, 2011 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


"It looks cool, but *facepalm* at an FPS being played with a gamepad. It looks like the player ..."

- shurcool see all 3 comments

Crysis 2 Trailer Talks Multiplayer Progression

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 10, 2011 9:00am PST

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 unlo


"The said part is, they're going to blame this game's failure on the fact that they focused so ..."

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

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 09, 2011 6:30pm PST

PC Gamer reports that an incredibly ambitious Russian mod team called World of Stalker has embarked on the monumental task of recreating GSC's...


"What you and everyone else here forgets is that this is IN PRODUCTION. This example should be ..."

- Khakimon see all 41 comments

Daily Filter: February 2, 2011

By Xav de Matos, Feb 02, 2011 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom