Crysis Q&A

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Crysis Charges Forward on IGN offers a new interview with Crytek's Cevat Yerli. The company CEO is asked about the nano suit, availability of the suit's abilities in multiplayer, and DirectX10.

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    January 27, 2007 4:39 PM

    i think the "muscle suit" thing is kindof lame. i'll see how it plays out but from the demo it was some UI system that would pop up right in front of your face so you could change modes.

    I think its ironic that for a game striving for so much immersion through great graphics they pop up a computer UI in your face...which totally puts you back in "oh i'm playing a computer game" mode.

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      January 27, 2007 5:06 PM

      Whine, whine. I suppose you find huds annoying too since they aren't realistic. The suit is great and the interface looks fine. Only the most whiny wanker would be put off by it.

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        January 27, 2007 6:12 PM

        thats a real mature argument you got going. i bet if i said i didn't like vanilla icecream you'd call be a whiner too

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          January 27, 2007 6:22 PM

          how about that almost any vehicle in today's military other than a truck has a HUD? Are you suggesting they do away with all technology other than your gun?

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      January 27, 2007 5:23 PM

      Well I'm hoping for a hot key for the nano suit powers. The customization of weapons though really needs a hud to just simplify the whole process.

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      January 27, 2007 6:44 PM

      Well, I'd assume the goggles are for more than keeping dust out of your eyes. That's where the HUD goes.

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        January 28, 2007 6:33 AM

        The goggles, they do everything!

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      January 27, 2007 7:57 PM

      half-Life had a pop-up UI to select the weapons.

      BF2 has the same thing. It's the best way to do this, rather than having to press ESC and select shit from a menu.

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      January 27, 2007 10:59 PM

      Yeah it seems retarded, you only have four abilities anyway right? So that's what fucking f1 through to f4 is for.

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        January 28, 2007 1:18 AM

        its probably because of the console version.. they need the big visible icons on screen, PC doesnt really need it, a simple shortcut key would be suffice, i hope they include an option to just use the f1-fx keys

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      January 28, 2007 1:54 AM

      The HUD is for the noobs. There will be shortcuts.

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      January 28, 2007 3:30 AM

      I thought you were going to say they put a computer AI in front of your face..., then I'd agree with you on the "oh I'm playing a computer game".

      As others said, if the multiplayer feels solid it could be very interesting. Although when you have all these super powers against basic computer soldiers, I could imagine it doesn't feel too challenging.

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      January 28, 2007 9:01 AM

      I am glad they dont have a Tom Clancy license. Its like the super gravity gun, I had more fun going back in HL2 with the cheat turned on than I did waiting to use that gun for the very end, which the only extra thing they did was made it so you can rip panels off the walls too.

      Screw realism, I just want a fun game to blow up stuff as realistically as possible.