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Crysis 3 Isn't Doing So Well On Metacritic Because of Gamer Fatigue: Crytek

Gameranx: "Crytek boss Cevat Yerli explains why Crysis 3, like many other games, isn't as well received as its predecessors." (Crysis 3, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

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Tapani  +   1074d ago
Yeah, gamer fatigue towards Crytek's games ;)
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ChronoJoe  +   1074d ago
That's basically what he says.

"The developer says he thinks he knows why the game isn't scoring so well, and blames it mostly on what he calls "fatigue" for the franchise."

I think it's true to an extent though. Some franchises get boring much faster than others. Others like Call of Duty get away with recycling their content.
morganfell  +   1074d ago | Well said
This is because from the beginning the game was a supermodel. Nice looking (not the best) but dead and lifeless where it counts. Only Warhead had a glimmer of personality and this was due to the character of Sean Chapman.
Boody-Bandit  +   1074d ago
morganfell beat me to it.
I couldn't have said it better.
Mounce  +   1074d ago
I'm British, you muppet!
Perjoss  +   1074d ago
I've always liked the idea of a dev team alternating between 2 or 3 franchises. There's nothing wrong with waiting 3 or 4 years for the next chapter in your favourite franchise.

Crytek should have something quite different they can make in between Crysis launches. Like a space exploration game or maybe even an RPG set in the Crysis universe, they would obviously need to flesh out the world and lore much more though.
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Korix  +   1074d ago
Crysis 1 wasn't the best looking game when it released? lol.
Then what was?
TVippy  +   1074d ago
The idea of making Cry sis 3 was superficial from the start. Crytek simply didn't want to do it, EA sort of made them.
WarThunder  +   1074d ago
Who cares about Metacritic?
MetaCritic =/= good game or bad game...

I played a game like Folklore (it had 7/10 on meta) and for me it was one the best game i played this gen.

Metacritic = bunch of useless opinions.
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Baka-akaB  +   1074d ago
Sums up my feelings from day one bout crysis . Pretty but boring , and i never expected the sequels would lose the only other neat aspect it had going on : it's vast and open nature .

I vastly prefered Farcry 1

As for morgan's "not the best" part of the comment , i'm guessing he is not talking pure and raw tech where the game is a unchallenged beast , but artistry and design .
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ALLWRONG  +   1074d ago
The game is too damn short with very little content.
knowyourstuff  +   1074d ago
Right, it had nothing to do with the gaming being less than 5 hours long and having a crappy, disjointed story. It also had nothing to do with the multiplayer being a camper's dream of sitting around with a stealth suit on sniping anyone with no chance of being caught beforehand. Way to balance things, Crytek.

We will see if there is fatigue when Bioshock comes out. I have a feeling the scores will be rather high despite it being also the third in a series within the same generation.
omi25p  +   1074d ago
i dont understand what people are moaning about. Im loving crysis 3.
LAZL0-Panaflex  +   1074d ago
Hell yeah! Graphics are sweet. Multiplayer is great. Just need to find that last collectable!
Tyre  +   1074d ago
Agreed, i'm loving it too! Cevat needs to be talking less and better checking ALL the sources instead of stating BS too early. He is causing most of the damage to his own franchise, please dude, stop running your mouth so fast, things are not that bad, f the journalists! Anyways, Metacritic & Journalism is BS.
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Rage_S90  +   1074d ago
Opinions how do they work?
SilentNegotiator  +   1074d ago
Who's "moaning"? People not caring for a mediocre game isn't "moaning"
Emzx99  +   1074d ago
Probably because you're about as easy to entertain as a cat with a ball of yarn. Casual.
Hellsvacancy  +   1074d ago
Some people are easily pleased

Edit: Emzx99 beat me to it

I cant stand the Fast/Furious films, they keep making them though, someone must like them
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finbars75  +   1074d ago
Im with you as well.I love the game.Im surprised that you got so many disagrees.If this was COD then there would be an uproar.
SephirothX21  +   1074d ago
One thing going for Crysis 3 besides the beautiful graphics is the non-corridor levels. Look at how linear the levels are in CoD, Halo and Killzone. Disgraceful. Though Far Cry 3 is better than all of the aforementioned shooters imo.

What a very stupid and ignorant comment indeed. Just because he gets entertainment from something that you may not, doesn't mean he is easily entertained. Also Crysis 3 isn't a casual game. If you want to be hardcore, how about you try write a game? Go dig into CryEngine 3 sdk code and level editor and see what you can make.
Or make your own game engine like I have. Then you can call yourself hardcore.
Baka-akaB  +   1074d ago
"Do it yourself" is the argument of weaklings . Hell it's no argument at all ... positive feedback or not , it's a piece of entertainement it's there for all to judge .

And those games are linear for their own reason , they provide something else in return , wich we like or not .

C3 isnt even half the open experience of C1 , nor is it half the set pieces and narration from the games you mention ... resulting in a very mixed bag for some or plenty of us . It should have built on C1's strengths instead , instead of just fixing C2 being worse in those aspects
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starchild  +   1074d ago
I know what you mean. Crysis 3 is a good game. Some "gamers" have such ridiculous bias and its obvious when they are all just jumping on a bandwagon.
Bordel_1900  +   1074d ago
Most of the people moaning about C3 have never played it.
djtek184  +   1074d ago
What about Far Cry or COD?
That-Guy  +   1074d ago
Far Cry? Are you mad?
brave27heart  +   1074d ago
Far cry had a longer development cycle so we didnt seethe games so close together.

I have no sympathy for Crytek since they're sitting on the timesplitters license nd refuse to do anything with it. Its a golden ticket yet you insist on pushing Cryengine 3 at us.
brave27heart  +   1074d ago
Far cry has a longer development time so we dont see the games as often. It works.

I have no sympathy for Crytek since they're sitting on the timesplitters license and refuse to do anything with it. If they want commercial succes they may want to start with that golden ticket and stop pushing Cryengine 3.
3-4-5  +   1074d ago
Only one group of people were in a position of power to change that and they chose to walk the same beaten path.

Nobody's fault but their own.

They were given 2-3 years and millions of dollars and that is what they came up with.

I'm willing to bet other smaller dev's with the same budget and time could have created something at least twice as entertaining and fun to play.

games like crysis fall into the Generic games genre of this era.
AngelicIceDiamond  +   1074d ago
I think it has something to do with them telling people how great the game looked and their doing "next gen" things with Crysis. While the game looks great on consoles it shines on PC and console gamers know this and feel like they're getting shunned with limited tech that can only take them so far.

believe it or not consumers look for gameplay rather than a games with good lookin graphics.

People don't see next gen in Crysis, its just a game that looks really great with average but with somewhat unique gameplay mechanics.

To top it off they're releasing the game late in the gen. People got they're fix of what this gen can offer and are playing games that are familiar to them.

Despite AC and Cod still getting away with yearly releases.
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ATi_Elite  +   1074d ago
Gamer Fatigue?
Yeh gamers are tired of your $60 Linear tech Demo!

They did fix the MP by adding in some parts of the experience you get from Warface but the SP is Meh!

Crysis is just not worth $60 to Gamers. Makes for a NICE RENTAL though.
StraightPath  +   1074d ago
it is atnoshing how many ignorant gamers are on here. So what if a game got around 80% metacritic. This game far excels Crysis 2 in everyway and builds upon its mistakes. I am playing on it on the PS3 and the graphics and visual effects are just outstanding. This game is not all about graphics the actual gameplay is great! Lets you play how you want in open and detailed lush environments brimming with eye candy. Let it be the water , the grass or the lighting the game is one of the best looking console game i seen. i really wonder how amazing it would look on very high settings on a powerful pc if it looks this good on consoles.

use your brain and play the game before you start judging it based on reviews. This one of the best fps on consoles and the best on PS3. I havent played MP but enjoying the campaign being a predator and taking enemies out one by one clearing the entire area without being spotted.

The game is far better then many fps these days. At this moment i can see the game being short as i only see 7 levels
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Raider69  +   1074d ago
You love playing games on consoles at 20-25fps right!I dont!Crysis3 is crap,it cant give the player a smooth play on consoles,gameplay is bland,its all graphics with no substance!I prefer to pick or save my money on Tomb Raider,Gear of War..Metal gear rising,God of War A.Bioshock infinite to the crap Crysis3 any day!Well i prefer Runner 2 to it!I even have a pc able to play it at max settings but guess what,the game is just a pile of crap on the gameplay that im passing it in favour of the other ones i mention and play them on a console.
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MuhammadJA  +   1074d ago
Well said! Gamers here are *cool* and love to jump on the hate bandwagon just because some pros out there said so. Their only argument is "it's bland" or "the gameplay sucks" when these hypocrites don't realize that most FPS games play the same.
bunfighterii  +   1074d ago
Exactly. Crysis isn't Call of Duty. You can't just keep releasing the same game and think people won't get sick of it.

I've always thought Crysis games were all flash and no soul. I have the first 2 on PS3 and they were very 'meh'. Didn't finish either of them.
showtimefolks  +   1074d ago
i am a single player only gamer so for me a game with 5hrs of single player means waiting for a half off sale or a big price drop.

everyone who has played the game i know likes it so i don't know why the devs are worried about metacritic.

crysis 1 was very good
crysis 2 i believe took a wrong turn but now for
crysis 3 they are back
IAmLee  +   1074d ago
It's just another generic FPS is the big wide market...
yeahokchief  +   1074d ago
I was thinking about getting the 2nd crysis for ps3, but all of the graphic comparison analysis and focus on graphics turned me off.

Ended up not buying any of them because EA will not get a penny of my money. Although perhaps i could buy em used eventually.
Kornholic  +   1074d ago
I do not get the hatred towards Crysis 3 - it's by no means a mediocre game. I find it highly enjoyable, sure it might not be the best game ever, but still a decent game.
ShugaCane  +   1074d ago
Or maybe because you spent too much time praising how spectacular and revolutionnary the game was. Well, guess what ? It's neither.
booni3  +   1074d ago
Sure, gamers are the reason the MC score is low. There's no way there's anything wrong with the game itself.
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Godchild1020  +   1074d ago
I think it's because of how Crytek went on about how their game will be the best looking game on consoles for the next 2 or so years. It left a bad vibe, because that is all I heard about the game; how good it looks, but not much about the story. If you look at any of the upcoming exclusive(s) on the PS3, 360 and/or PC, you can see that they don't only look great, if not better, but their story will be better than what Crysis 3 has brought to the table (Just by trailers and gameplay videos).

The way the game looks, is not the only thing that matters. The game can look great, but the gameplay and story can suck and bring the whole game down.
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bluetoto  +   1074d ago
"The way the game looks, is not the only thing that matters. The game can look great, but the gameplay and story can suck and bring the whole game down."

Wish more devs realized this.
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FATAL1TY  +   1074d ago
metacritic: 77 (PC)
user score: 66

hahahaha :D
BrianG  +   1074d ago
Looks like all that talk from the Dev's helped it out immensely /s
JohnApocalypse  +   1074d ago
I feel like critiques are being more critical to games now a days
LightofDarkness  +   1074d ago
Yes, it's the reflexive action caused by the dilution of gaming journalism. The "any moron with a blog" problem that rears its ugly head all too often around here. Journalists are now starting to realise that they need to differentiate themselves as actual journalists from the indistinguishable mass of fanboy websites and morons with blogs. It's got a long way to go yet, but it might just get there.

Not only that, but many have begun to shine a light on the somewhat under-handed tactics and shady dealings between publishers and gaming press giants (IGN, Gamespot, etc.), and gamers have grown increasingly distrustful of the once stalwart centres of gaming journalism. They're not likely to completely cease the culture of paid/incentivised reviewing, but they will be working to strike more of a balance between credibility and profit/relevance.
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isa_scout  +   1074d ago
So should we have no game journalists? You scold the "any moron with a blog" which I find more trustful than big websites like IGN or even Gameinformer which is owned by Gamestop. Then you say that real journalists like IGN and such are beginning to distinguish themselves from the "any moron with a blog" crowd. Then you call the big sites like IGN, Gamespot, etc. out with their underhanded shady tactics. You need to make up your mind. Do you want more fancy reviews that you have to question the true motives behind the score or do you want less articulate writing but honest reviews from the so called "any moron with a blog" people. Because after all the idiots with a blog are doing it without being paid, but instead as a hobby because they love the medium.They aren't getting a bonus for reviewing a game well, and they aren't recieving gift baskets to sway their opinion. Hell, most of the time their buying the games with their own money. As a writer I find your comment distasteful and harsh. When I review a game I review the game from a gamers perspective, and at the very least people can read my reviews knowing I wasn't paid to give a certain game a certain review score.
mamotte  +   1074d ago
Also, in the past times -really old times- the internet wasn't as big as it's now, and the only way we could know if a game was good or bad was: Try it somehow, or buy a dedicated magazine. So there were only like three or five opinions. Now, everyone (Literally: Everyone)can be a reviewer, or post an opinion about a game. With so many people, with so many tastes, no game will ever please anyone.

We get an overload of information these days. The emotion of discovery has gone to hell too, with so many leaks, opinions, users giving spoilers...
banditscout  +   1074d ago
LoD, and mamotte-- Well said! I couldn't agree more worth the points you two make. Thanks for sharing that.
mi_titan27  +   1074d ago
I also feel, too many games too short of timeframe and too little time, im a core gamer, but as i get older i have less and less time to game with sooo many games out these days, i tend to play less of them, sequels really lose my purchase.

Games that i havnt played but played the first couple in the series.
-Dead Space 3
-Crysis 3
-Halo 4
-Gears of War: Judgment
-Forza Horizon
-Fable 3

just start to lose interest after a while, need NEW ip's
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Gamer-Z  +   1074d ago

I agree there's been to much recycling this generation and not enough new ip's to keep things fresh. Devs have literally ran out of ideas so they resort to tacking on useless and unwanted features to a games that are already great in an attempt to keep the ip relevant or they change the game completely to cater to another demographic (casuals).
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Eyeco  +   1074d ago
That's a fascinating point, and it reminds me of why I respect a company like Nintendo I'm not really a big fan of their games, in one hand you can critique their use of the same IP's on another you can praise the fact that they only release sequels for the most part every 4-5 years.

Now this is great because a wider time frame for the most part allows for a more refined, evolved game. The problem is where seeing to many sequels released every 2 years, to the point where you just get more of the same rather than a more evolved expansive game.

Where seeing too many sequels released in the 1-2 year time frame, its bloody ridiculous, some of the games on you're list are sequels to games we were playing same time in 2011, wasn't Gears Of War 3 released in late 2011 and Judgement is just a few weeks away what is that 18 months ? come on. What we need is fewer sequels, longer release dates and newer IP's to fill the void.
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bluetoto  +   1074d ago

"I also feel, too many games too short of timeframe and too little time, im a core gamer, but as i get older i have less and less time to game with sooo many games out these days, i tend to play less of them, sequels really lose my purchase."
Sorry to copy your entire post but it begs to be repeated.

Games that i havnt played but played the first couple in the series.
-Dead Space 3
I still haven't finished 2. It's good, but just more of 1.
-Crysis 3
See point 1
-Halo 4
Couldn't even finish Reach.
-Gears of War: Judgment
See point 1.
-Forza Horizon
-Fable 3
Still haven't even finished 5.

"just start to lose interest after a while, need NEW ip's."

Spot on. These pubs and devs are only hurting themselves in the long run with copy and paste gameplay with a new coat of paint.
nirwanda  +   1074d ago
I think that crytek don't try and buy reviews either,
The big problem with hyping up a game is that if it falls even slightly below expectation it will be marked down far more heavly than if it came out of nowhere.
If they hadn't gone on about how much better the pc version would be then they probably gained better scores from the console versions.
Axonometri  +   1074d ago
Then maybe it's time to make something innovative in the FPS genre. It's been the same old thing with better graphics for two decades. Yes, good game, but can not someone try something new in the first person!?
OcelotRigz  +   1074d ago
Exactly, its like if their game looks great and "melts PCs" then they're happy, who cares if the gameplay is the same and as boring as every other shooter out there. Great graphics dont make great games, great gameplay makes great games.

I never liked Crytek, they seem very arrogant and cant take criticism. They're always making excuses like this one and the other usual one "consoles are holding us back because they're limited", well you have a console, you know what it can do, make the best possible game for that consoles specifications. Thats how things work, know your limits, dont make one too "powerful" for it then complain about the limits.

Resistance 3 was the last shooter that felt fresh to me, atmospheric, immersive story and characters that you care about and the most creative use of weaponry ive come across.
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DARK WITNESS  +   1074d ago
I think thats one of my biggest problems at the moment. For all the power that is available now the only thing stepping up is graphics... story seems to have taken a dive. this like AI that I really expected to improve are hardly any better the the AI in HaloCE on the old xbox.

my big worry going forward into the new Gen will be that it's just a repeat of the same.

At the moment I just feel like I can't be bothered with 90% of the games coming out now. They may look good but thats the problem, thats all they seem to do, look good !!
nirwanda  +   1074d ago
@dark witness, i think fps's instead of trying to be all set in big open spaces with no story, make small corridor style games with characters and good storys and choices like deux X.
first1NFANTRY  +   1074d ago
lol nice excuse there Crytek.

But there's some truth in what he says. And that is we're fatigued from the huge amount of shooters this whole gen. Frankly I think the only time a dev should be called a AAA dev is when they show their talents by creating successful games in different genres ala Naughty Dogs
listenkids  +   1074d ago
Why are Crytek up their own arse so much
Reverent  +   1074d ago
The funny thing is, they're blaming current gen consoles for this. Even though the game is out on PC. They really need to stop crying.
_LarZen_  +   1074d ago
People are getting tired of the same FPS games that comes over and over again.

It is in most cases not enough with better gfx and a new story that is like a bad B movie.
SlyFamous02  +   1074d ago
The only fatigue I am experiencing is in my wallet, but thats because of the great games that are being released of which Crysis isnt one of them, learned my lesson after crysis2.
cleverusername  +   1074d ago
Blaming it on consoles again!! Go PC only then and see how long you last!
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talisker  +   1074d ago
Hey, I like reading what Cevat Yerli produces here and there. He's such a clown it's fun to have a laugh here and there.

I'm ready to dig the bargain bin for Crysis 3 in 6 months or so.
wallis  +   1074d ago
I actually enjoyed crysis 3 but as developers these guys drive me mad. There is no conceivable reason why crysis 3 should be linear. That whole action bubble stuff was impressive in Far Cry, fun in crysis, and in crysis 3 it's looking more and more outdated. Just give us a freaking map and let us pretend to be the predator - even the suits who bought far cry could see that.

I understand they came to an impasse with graphics because of the console limit, and yeah I s'pose you've got to eat, but crysis 2 should have at least been ambitious on SOME scope. Now, maybe I'm just an idiot but if you can't improve graphics then add amazing new technology in other areas like AI, ecological life cycles, or epic huge worlds. They've clung to a design that was revolutionary around about a decade ago but they just didn't evolve the concept to its logical conclusion. Who the hell looked at crysis and asked for it to be smaller in map size and shorter in length? Who gets turned off by destructible buildings?

And they can make it as pretty as they want it still sucks when I realize a sky scraper I'm looking at is literally a 3D block with little flat windows drawn onto it. That is not really my idea of next-gen.
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DARK WITNESS  +   1074d ago
well said, very well said.... does make me wonder where the dev's get their feedback that leads them to do some of the stuff they do..
OcelotRigz  +   1074d ago
Crytek remind me of Dice, they tell us what we want.
DEATHxTHExKIDx  +   1074d ago
My friend once said told me Crysis is just a really good tech demo with average gameplay.
Irishguy95  +   1074d ago
It is....but it's above average gameplay.

The first 1 at least. Second 1....not so much

Have not/will not play the third.
EbeneezerGoode  +   1074d ago
Nobody was fatigued with crysis 1! in fact it could be played over and over again unlike any FPS before or since (at least until the crappier alien parts later on).

Crytek are blaming everything except the obvious.

THEIR engine and THEIR prowess was put to best use in Crysis 1. I felt in C1 the studio was unique and peerless in tech, immersion and feeling of empowerment and freedom.

THEN they started chasing the console $$$ and made more linear games. Suddenly they were thrown into a different competition against skillfully woven (but still linear) FPS games that had better stories better characters better voice acting etc... they tried to compete for the big money and failed.

THey should have stopped with what they know, and what made them unique and great. Crysis 1 style gameplay. Open world, empowering, PC only (because - even as a BIG PS3 fan/gamer it's true the consoles just can't do that stuff due to Ram issues for one thing).

They had the world at their feet with Crysis 1, but it wasn't enough.. they thought they could be like epic and transition to consoles and do even better... but they lost their vision along the way.

The Crytek of Crysis 1 era were heroes to many PC gamers, a studio that finally understood what we wanted and wasn't afraid to deliver, even if it had a shitty story it was the gameplay and immersion that counted.

They lost that gameplay in C2 and... it seems in C3.

They only have themselves to blame, not gamers or consoles.
isa_scout  +   1074d ago
The thing for me though is that graphics in my opinion doesn't just entail how good it looks in HD or whatever. I feel like Far Cry 3 for example looked far and away better than Crysis 3; not because of the reason you're thinking about though, but because it was just far more impressive that a game as huge as Far Cry 3 could look as amazing as it did. With solid face and body animations,vehicles,custimizat ion, wildlife, and a kickass story all in a vast open world. Damn, now I wanna play Far Cry 3 again. To me the art and visual style of a game should be taken into account when talking about graphics, and Crysis(even the first one) has always had a boring look about it, like it wasn't original or it didn't do enough to set itself upart from the rest of the FPS pack. Crysis is a supermodel chick. Hot as hell on the outside and shallow as hell on the inside.
EbeneezerGoode  +   1074d ago
The 'shallow' part comes down to the player's imagination in a game like Crysis. It's ALL you - the player - that makes that game. I don't want story fed to me on a plate, or hand holding, or cut scenes every few steps (not saying FC3 has that but too many modern games do)

Crysis to me looked more 'real', because of the lighting and the way things moved.. back then that was a massive deal. It made me believe I was there crawling around prone in the grass.. every move, every bullet counted... it was awesome.

Far Cry 3 is far more traditional, and a great game for it, and is 'prettier', has better art direction... it's more of a game. Crysis is more of an experience and a hint at the future of real feeling/looking worlds. It was a MASSIVE step up in believability and made everything the player did within that world more 'fun' because it felt like your actions were tangible. You had to fool your brain a bit, you had to want to believe...

Any game can look pretty, but to actually make you feel that you are in an almost photo realistic world rather than a cartoon world has rarely been done before or since.

It's not as impressive now simply because so many games do similar things now, DOF effects, good lighting, foliage physics etc... it's still the daddy that marked the shift in level of tech/graphics AND physics in an FPS game. Think we'll have to wait a few more years before we get another 'shift' feeling like that (possibly something on Oculus Rift/VR can do it though, even with similar graphics because of the interface)

I realise gamers all think differently and we all have different tastes, I'm not so much about a game, or linear experience these days, I want to feel I'm enjoying every step, with as much of my own freedom/thinking as possible while feeling what I'm playing is a believable world. I guess my age and how long I've been playing games has made me crave to feel more immersed than when I was a Kid on my Atari VCS in 82!

There is gameplay and then there is self empowered immersion where "gameplay" isn't at quite the same importance as the experience itself.

I have so many great memories of unique things *I* did in crysis 1 to dispatch the bad guys, or work around them, things that had been impossible in previous FPS games... the last time I felt that way in an FPS was the original Deus Ex and that was only a hint of freedom of choice.

Graphically it was the first Unreal (moving from PS1 to PC in 98) that was that 'shift' in immersion and graphically rich worlds + Deus EX/System Shock 2 (gameplay) and Half life/2 story/interaction combined.. Crysis combined all of those feelings into one game and shifted it a massive step again - 10 years later, yes it suffered in place with silly AI, bad writing etc... but the experience of being in that world far outweighed any trivial negatives about a script (I really don't play games for scripts these days, I have films, books for that).

I remember one afternoon I spent in crysis as the sun set on the banana plantation area.. I was crawling around like a ninja popping the bad guys off one by one, then all hell broke loose and bullets were flying everywhere.. I lay in the grass next to some corrugated fencing totally immersed and empowered... it was dream like. And almost every 'level' in that game felt that way in how you could approach it. It was amazing. And better still because the lighting and physics made it look so believable at the time.

Far Cry 3 is a fine game but it doesn't have the paradigm shift that Crysis 1 had.

If you weren't on a fast PC in 2007 playing Crysis 1 then you won't understand.
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jaklink  +   1074d ago
I enjoyed Crysis 3, the multiplayer is fantastic. But I found the campaign to be lacking, especially in the awful writing and cliché ending.
GABRIEL1030  +   1074d ago
Short campaing and forgetable multiplayer, Crytek is now much more worried answering press interviews that programming games, tha same happens with Bleszinski...back to work boys¡
madduey  +   1074d ago
Blah blah blah he's always got an excuse face it mate Crysis 3 is like the girl you pulled in a club she looked fantastic hair was perfect make up done really well and that all importing push up bra!
But after waking up next to her the next day you realise that underneath fancy hair fake tan and push up bra she's just an average run of the mill girl that you see and been with time and time again and have no interest in going back!...
Trading in Crysis 3 tomorrow and will be jumping straight into bed with miss Lara Croft :) lets see how long she lasts
madduey  +   1074d ago
One more thing... Fatigue???? I didn't see Farcry 3 having any such issues a FPS also on consoles rated one of the best games of last year!... Ill be thinking twice about buying one of your games day 1 again my friend that's for damn sure
oIITSBIIo  +   1074d ago
The story mode is so boring I can't complete it .
madduey  +   1074d ago
I had to force myself to finish it today just so I could try justify the £40 I spent
yaz288  +   1074d ago
"It is better than Crysis 2. It is better than Crysis 1. Technical and creatively, and storytelling -- all aspects,"

I agree on the story and I agree that its far better than crysis 2. however its still not better than the orginal crysis overall imo.

I still didn't finish crysis 3 but I am enjoying it so much so far. the characters and the story are so well done here. The bow is the best thing that happened to crysis3!. the graphics are fucking impressive where crysis 2 failed. you don't need to hold the hit button to delver power blows but still not in crysis 1 level and the animation feel clunky, hope they fix it. the sprint dosen't consume energy, shouldve been long time ago. (wish I can prone and hide in the grass .. god its annoying knowing you can't)

I am still holding my final judgment till I finish it and see all the upgrades.
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momthemeatloaf  +   1074d ago
Gamer fatigue toward run of the mill shooters.

They released Crysis 3 too quick. Crysis 2 had a lot of hype because of Crysis 1 on PC, and the franchise never reached consoles yet. They should have saved Crysis 3 for next-gen, and now the franchise may suffer down the road for EA greediness for a quick cash-in.
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Kietz  +   1074d ago
I think his comment holds water. Crysis 3 was an improvement over the second, though it reviewed weaker. That said, it became a boring series after the first. Hard thing to get excited for.
Arai  +   1074d ago
Crysis should have remained a benchmark of some sort, gameplay is utterly boring but apparently Crytek doesn't get it even after almost 6 years.
They always seem to blame everything and everyone else but themselves, one cannot help but wonder how ignorant/blind they are.
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ApexHell  +   1074d ago
77-81 is doing good are they on crack
RandomDude655  +   1074d ago
Shut up Crytek...holy smokes they release a statement every one gives a shit

Just put out an inspired game that is fun to play...that's all.
Ryder49  +   1074d ago
Hm... not surprised.

While the game is fun, it certainly lacks in many aspects. Story issues, glitches and odd design decisions all add up in the end. Problems the first two games were devoid of.
spektical  +   1074d ago
the game is just boring, although a lot better than the borefest in crysis2. Its a shiny game, I love the way it looks on my rig, but its a dull , plain story.
clearelite  +   1074d ago
These crytek comments are becoming more annoying than there most recent TV spot here in the US. Pretty cool song though :)
CanadianTurtle  +   1074d ago
Off topic but please tell me you don't actually think Haze is a good game do you?
hazelamy  +   1074d ago
yeah, it's not the game's fault, it's the people.

everybody else is wrong, and he's right.

hey Cevat, what's the weather like on bizarro world?
kevnb  +   1074d ago
ya he does that a bit, like when he thought the only reason crysis didnt sell more was piracy. he was expecting halo numbers, but without halo marketing.
mochachino  +   1074d ago
No risks were taken with Crysis 3s SP or multiplayer. It's an average decent game with nice graphics on PC.
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