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: Date: 1/23/2008 A team of archaeologists has uncovered some strange artifacts while working on a tropical island in the Western Pacific, but before they could complete their work North Korea invaded the island and put a blockade in place. This is where you come in.
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: In Crysis, shooter fans will face a new kind of challenge requiring adaptive tactics and customization of weapons and armor in dynamic, hostile environments as mankind struggles to survive in the face of an alien invasion.