Impressions: Crysis 2 gameplay world premiere in New York

Friday, 9 April 2010 14:00 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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I saw the world premiere of Crysis 2 in the city of the sequel’s setting, New York, earlier this week. Here’s what happened. I think.

Yerli’s fucking fit, innit.
Yeah, fucking say that to him.
I will.
You, Cevat, are a very attractive man.
I can’t believe I’m going to interview the guy. I’m fucking drunk.
Just kiss him.
Fuck’s sake.

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Cevat Yerli attractive nervous man taking stage after David Demartini says Crytek delighting people in front of theater full journalists Crytek EA New York New York New York New York

and it’s a fucking knockout an Asian couple a black policeman ruined Manhattan and the Nanosuit, flood of choppers dammed by aliens from skyscrapers
blood on the screen thunder fighting
Nanosuit guy takes them out with grenade drops piece of paper showing dead people to floor and looks over shoulder in classic Crysis pose
I think I’ve seen that about twenty times tonight I always enjoy looking at that and I can’t wait to get into the suit

Demartini: No one at Crytek is gonna to be putting the B-team on this game.

CryENGINE 3 dynamic time of day lighting deferred lighting colour grading blend shading procedural destruction integrated physics procedural deformation dynamic cover system hit reactions live creation on 360 and PS3 facial animation

Demartini: No one at Crytek is going to be putting the B-team on this game.

These guys are one of the dominant players in the shooter category and they’re taking this battle that’s going to be coming this Christmas very seriously and they’re going to be delivering the greatest product that’s going to come out this year.

Yerli: Crysis 2 is going to focus on three main areas highly interactive destructibility Nanosuit 2 catostrophic beauty New York.

Since then it has been my dream to bring that kind of gameplay from Crysis the Nanosuit and the console experience to the console market.

Nano the player will be more empowered than ever before they either want to hunt or become a tank Invicibility and max armour are the two main modes of the suit, players are able to customize and upgrade suit throughout game

Trailer Crynet Systems the next generation of modern warfare Nanosuit 2

ADAPT ENGAGE SURVIVE fucking chunked up metal and muscle Urban Jungle – jungle gameplay with verticality and the urban environment.

Yerli: New York is symbolic for the pride of mankind.

catastrophic beauty oh fucking come on, that’s a straight Gears rip yeah and the faces on paper thing’s pretty Gears too dunno man I reckon it’s more 911 than that

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Yerli: No one can get the perfect 100 laughs.

Richard Morgan writing story The Steel Remains Altered Carbon talking about Farenheit 451.

The Crytek process lead writer sounds like a command post boiling storm of creativity refracting creativity of studio through story three things thay wanted to nail 1 Unpredictability 2 Location we lock in an emotional charge from the word go 3 Nanosuit Interested in the unpredictability of technology this needs to be dynamic in story terms as well

becomes a character in its own right it has an arc there’s a mystery at the heart of it as it has a narrative arc it has a destiny an end point sense of shit shit shit

I’ve got to get to grips with this desperation control the player comes to the game naked and uninformed

shit shit shit

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gameplay realtime work in progress full sandbox nothing in scripted

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Wall Street, through a tunnel and someone talking in ear, like fucking wow, epic scene of crumbling buildings and falling debris player drops out onto ledge and room gasps just fucking awesome zooms in Chrysler building and down onto street trees and burning cars marking enemies scanning MAXIMUM ARMOUR CLOAK ENABLED grab from behind, invisible sneaking round on rooftop shoots human enemy through something like solar cells distance marker on enemies CLOAK ENABLED silenced pistol with rapid shot, picking up weapons from dead enemies sniper rifle TAKIKNG DAMAGE AFTER MAKING KILL HIT BY ROCKET LEAP ACROSS BUILSING GRABS ENEMY BY NECK AND THROWS HIM THROUGH WINDOW SHOTGUN POTTED FOILAGE MOUNTED GUN ON ROOF TEARS IT OFF AND WALKS AROUND WITH IT BOOM FUCKING BOOM AMAZING DESTRUCTIBILITY, LAMPOSTS, PLANTS, GLASS, SUNSHADES, THUIMPING SOUND OF FEET, INTO SUBWAY.

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Next round is KICKING ALIEN ASS. It’s an alien invasion of new York. Crynet security is a military contractor there’s a lot to the Crytek security story their relationship to you is changeable

More gameplay

Going into chopper, smacked round head with rifle butt, taking him to prison, wicked physics, alien thing up through building CHOPPER CRASHES HEART BEAT RED-LIT ALIEN TOWER MEN COLLAPSING BY ALIEN FORCE, ALIEN SHIP, BOMBING STREET AND INTO HARDCORE FIREFIGHT, ALIENS VS SECURITY USING CARS AS COVER GRENADES TAKE PLAYER OUT MEN DYING EVERYWHERE SUIT COMES BACK ONLINE STEALTH WEAPONS aliens shooting human corpses on the tarmac ALIENS DASH ACROSS STREET PLAYER ARMOUR WALKS THROUGH BULLETS GRENADE LAUNCHER ACTION is that an alien weapon? SIRENS GOING OFF JUST AMAZING EXPLOSIONS white halos in smoke particle physics HEAVY FIGHTING IN FRONT OF A PILLARED BUILDING BOSS BOSS BOSS WITH ALIEN DREADS ARMOUR BLOWN OFF WITH SHOTGUN MASSIVE GRENADE LAUNCHER end

That was fucking awesome yeah very cool do you want to come to New York? Will it be yourself coming? Cevat can I get you to answer a few questions quickly this guy’s asking for interview time now glancing around at post-reveal chaos hi pat how are you hi mark I’m good yeah, look we can just do this right now, yeah? Gimme a break eyes I’m turning it on.

Yerli’s fucking fit, innit.

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