Excerpt: Somewhere early 2006 my hearth started beater just a little bit faster. We got to see the first images produced by the CryEngine2. A bit later Crysis, the first game to use this new engine, was announced and showcased for the first time and it simply blew me away.
Excerpt: Developed by German company Crytek ( Far Cry makers), Crysis is a first-person shooter set in 2020, right here on our very own Earth. Archeologists, working on a remote island in the South China Sea, have discovered something strange.
Excerpt: Pretty much everybody in the gaming community knows about Crysis, how itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s been flogged and what itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s capable of. It was all Direct X10 this, nanosuits that, next generation of shooter thinking the other! And do you know what?
Conclusion: Crysis is a truly evolved first person shooter, both in terms of just how photorealistic the whole immersion becomes and the gameplay its highly attuned physics simulation brings to the player.
Summary: Crytek came on the scene with a bang with Far Cry. It offered some unique features for a first person shooter, mainly the open island that you can wander around. Now,Crytek is back and this time they are pulling out all the stops with an impressive engine powering Crysis.
Excerpt: Crysis feels like a game from the future. Running on a top-spec gaming rig no other game can compete, on any system. As much as visuals aren’t the be all and end all of video games, in the case of Crysis they’re hard to ignore.