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Crysis 2 dated for March

Friday, 13 August 2010 17:31 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Crytek’s just announced a March release for Crysis 2.

In the US, it’ll release on March 22, and in Europe on March 25 for PC, Xbox 360 andPS3.

Crytek announced the news via Twitter.

It was due by the end of this year, with its release even pushed up to autumn, but EA announced last week it had delayed the title into Q4 FY2011.

But all’s well that ends well, eh?

Thanks, Gamerzines.

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34 Comments

  1. ExclusivesMostly

    I’ll be too busy playing Killzone 3 to even care.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. theevilaires

    Well lets be real….its going to out sell KZ3. I do believe though that KZ3 will beat it out every other way.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Erthazus

    “I do believe though that KZ3 will beat it out every other way.”

    on what for example? In the graphics department already no. fucking. way. ever.
    If Killzone 3 will be like Killzone 2, you can forget about it.

    PS: It did 1.5 million on a PC side. Dream about it :) It sold very well and resonates with the PC crowd.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. The Hindle

    Nah Tea dont be so sure about that, the first Crysis did 1.5m same as Kz 2 i think.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. AHA-Lambda

    the same month as dragon age 2? yeah real smart move EA -_-

    #5 5 years ago
  6. LoKo

    @3
    Crysis 2 wont have better graphics that Killzone 3(on consoles) cuz its limited for the xbox 360… =)

    #6 5 years ago
  7. theevilaires

    yea but this time crysis is on 3 platforms. Maybe you guys misunderstood me lol. KZ3 graphics look better than KZ2 and I was comparing the console ver, not the PC ver in term of graphics.

    (Good thing I didn’t add something about a certain races features in there… I would have came off as racist again from all that misunderstanding between you guys) :D

    PEW! PEW! PEW!

    #7 5 years ago
  8. night_ripper

    I will be getting both killzone 3 and crysis 2 so it don’t really matter to me which game will have better graphics ill just kick back and relax and play both.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. FurqanHBK

    PS3 version of Crysis 2 is better then its Xbox counterpart according to Crytek

    #9 5 years ago
  10. theevilaires

    whatever I’ll believe it when I see it. Crytek wants to separate itself from the rest of the lazy 3rd party devs then we will see next March.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Redh3lix

    Killzone 3 will look infinitely better than Crysis 2 ON CONSOLES. Crysis 2 will look better on PC (PC rig close to a grands worth of course).

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Nico23

    lol ill be too busy with killzone 3, however i will pick it up at a later date.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. spiderLAW

    Ditto. I will be WAY too busy with Killzone 3. Might pick this up somewhere near that following September though (for the PC).

    #13 5 years ago
  14. ExclusivesMostly

    @11: Agreed :)

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Erthazus

    @13 yeah, console versions are just ugly.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. FadeLive

    Well Killzone 2 was boring as shit for me so i’d take Crysis 2 over Killzone 3 if KZ3 is anything like KZ2.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. spiderLAW

    @17
    Well, Shit isnt boring to me at all.
    I love to squat over the john and release every so often. Nothing beats the feeling (except for xes) so i dont understand why you would pick Crysis 2 over “Shit Boring” killzone. LOL

    #17 5 years ago
  18. theevilaires

    KZ2 had its faults and that was it played safe with everything. As far as the general story its an interesting one that I hope they can really improve on.

    I’m looking forward to Crysis also too. I don’t know what the hell its about and I’m very intrigued….tired of seeing NYC though :( now thats boring as shit.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. albo88

    kz3/ well just face it it looks good but they will drop the texture cos it laggs like shit in big explosions and trust me cos i see it at e3

    #19 5 years ago
  20. albo88

    i thing this is a good move from M$ cos rember that crytek works for them now

    #20 5 years ago
  21. theevilaires

    You saw finish code at E3 albo88? :D ….I think not my friend.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. albo88

    theevilaires
    that’s why i sayed they will drop the graphic
    just like they did with kz2 mgs4 and GOW3
    all this game looked way different then when we got it to play a home

    #22 5 years ago
  23. WetSnake

    Crysis 2 will have better graphics on the PC version….ofcourse.
    KZ3 will look better than Crysis 2 on the Console.
    Period.
    @albo88
    Explain me why Uncharted 2 had one of the best textures on a console, and didn’t lag on explosions like you said.
    Smart from you to judge over a pre alpha code game ;)

    #23 5 years ago
  24. LOLshock94

    be realistic here gears will beat KZ and crysis in sales but i think i wont be getting gears or killzone ill probely get crysis 2 the only one i played was warhead seemed pretty decent

    #24 5 years ago
  25. ExclusivesMostly

    albo88, you are a fucking idiot. GOW 3′s final code looked way better than the E3 code. Killzone 3′s code shown is pre alpha and it looks way better than crysis 2 on consoles. And it will look even better with it’s final code.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. FadeLive

    @18 I said it was boring for me not in general, the campaign was pretty sort, had really boring enviorments and the controlls wasn’t all that even if it was intended to give a feel of realism but im not gonna get stuck on that cause I got passed it after the first 10 minutes of gameplay. The multiplayer felt pretty standard class based action and I had other titles to hold me over for that.

    But hey if thats what floats your boat then play KZ2, I just had tons of other games to play online that I felt were superior to me. CoD4, Team Fortress, Left 4 Dead, Gears of War 2 and so on.

    The reason I’m picking Crysis 2 over it is because how much I loved the approach of the missions in Crysis 1 and I hope they will go a similar route in the sequel. Killzone 2 on the other hand got pretty boring once the campaign was over sure I could replay it higher difficulties but eh. There wasn’t really any fun to replaying. While in Crysis there were tons of way to approach the seperate missions.

    as far as graphics are concerned Crysis still blows me away to this very day in some places. Killzone 2 still looks brown and grey.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Erthazus

    Oh fuckness, so much fanboys fighting here over graphical benchmark.
    For now, to be in all seriousness, Killzone 3 in that Pre Alpha code looks not better than Crysis 2 on consoles.

    Killzone 3 still to this day uses sprite explosions and this is so bad looking compared to Crysis 2 on consoles. Then again textures looks like shit, of course not in the level of Crysis 2 where they look just horrible, at least Guerilla hide them with pallete and lightning.

    Crysis 2 have only problems with textures that look awful, but they can fix that until release date and i’m more excited about Crysis 2 than Killzone 3 in terms of graphics on consoles. The only problem is anti-aliasing and textures.
    But doesKillzone 3 have destruction? No, it does not, does Killzone 3 have it’s own physics engine? Of course not, they use old Havok

    So don’t even start a flamewar.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Oh. My. Goodness. Shut the fuck about about which one will be better graphics/game for fucks sake you sound like a bunch of 12 year olds.

    Grow up – buy both systems – BEST OF BOTH WORLDS.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. Redh3lix

    I think it’s obvious this argument was brought about by the fact Crytek announced Crysis 2 would “set the graphical benchmark on consoles” (if you’ve been keeping up with the news). The older Killzone 2 STILL looks better that whetever I’ve seen of Crysis 2 so far, thus I laughed my little botty off at that particular claim.

    Either way, Far Cry, Crysis and I suspect the new Crysis 2 are ALL very dull to play. Great graphics (on PC), but otherwise, nothing special.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. ExclusivesMostly

    Deleted: double post.

    #30 5 years ago
  31. ExclusivesMostly

    Like Redh3lix said “this argument was brought about by the fact Crytek announced Crysis 2 would “set the graphical benchmark on consoles” (if you’ve been keeping up with the news)”.
    I give credit where credits due but I’m not impressed by
    what I’ve seen from crysis 2 on consoles. Killzone 3 is already miles ahead of it. Erthazus, I think you’re still making comparisons with the PC version or maybe you need glasses

    #31 5 years ago
  32. lucascane

    I think Crysis2 looks better than KZ3 on console. These games have very different graphic style and I like Crysis2 more. Crysis2 has more photorealistic graphic and better lighting effect.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. onyxbox

    @Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Ahmen!

    #33 5 years ago
  34. Kuwabara

    i watched all crysis 2 trailers on my hd bravia , in slow motion, and the game looks nowhere near as good as kz2 or kz3!!!

    #34 5 years ago

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  • Destiny weekly reset video shows off Inferno Crucible gameplay

    We have a gameplay video featuring Inferno Crucible gameplay featured in the Destiny weekly reset for you. In it, Arekkz Gaming gives you a look at Inferno Crucible and goes over the various intricacies. You can read up on the weekly reset through the links.

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Episode 2 available from today

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  • Here’s a sneak peek video for Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

    Fatshark Games has released a sneak peek video for its upcoming Games Workshop title, Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide. Vermintide is a FPS, co-op action title coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and its set during the End Times of the Warhammer universe in the city of Ubersreik. Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare video shows Ascendance DLC early access weapon

    As you know, Xbox Season Pass holders now have early access to the Ascendance DLC Pack bonus weapons for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Now you can watch a trailer for the weapon. The OHM directed energy hybrid weapon can switch between an LMG and Shotgun “on the fly,” and it also includes the OHM-Werewolf […]

  • March PS Plus games include OlliOlli 2, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, more

    March PlayStation Plus titles have popped up on the PS Plus page. Noticed by NeoGAF user skynidas, the titles include: OlliOlli2 (PS4/VITA) Valiant Hearts: The Great War (PS4) Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (PS4) Counterspy (PS4/PS3) Papo & Yo (PS3) Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment (PS3) A notice has also been posted on the EU PS […]

  • Sci-fi horror game Caffeine will release on Xbox One, PS4 alongside PC – new trailer

    Caffeine creator Dylan Browne has announced the Unreal Engine 4 game will be released on Xbox One. The game will be published through Microsoft’s Indie Program. As previously announced, it is also coming to PC and and now PlayStation 4. Caffeine is a sci-fi horror game which stars a young boy who has been abandoned […]

  • Xbox 360 Preview program invites going out this month

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  • Tron: Legacy director in negotiations for Gran Turismo film

    Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is said to be in early negotiations to direct the Gran Turismo film. This is according to the Hollywood Reporter, which states Michael De Luca is still slated as one of the producers alongside Matt Milam, Dana Brunetti, Josh Bratman, DeVon Franklin and Elizabeth Cantillon. Plot details are still unknown […]

  • Fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation is available for download

    The Trigger, which is is the fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation, is available to download from today. In it, players will “compete against the clock” across three new maps in Survivor Mode. Set before the events of the main game, players step into the shoes of Sevastopol Station’s Ricardo who will do what he […]

  • HBO Go app now available on PlayStation 4

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  • Skyrim mods no longer restricted to 100MB in size

    Bethesda has announced a beta for Creation Kit update 1.9.33, lifts the 100MB size restriction for Skyrim mod makers. The beta is for both Skyrim’s PC launcher and the Creation Kit which will allow for unlimited file sizes. Here are the notes: Creation Kit 1.9.33 Update Creation Kit now supports unlimited file sizes for mods […]

  • Mad Max release date set for September, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions canned

    Mad Max from Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios has been given a September release date, along with the new of a last-gen cancellation. The axing of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions were announced via Game Informer. Mad Max is the magazine’s featured game for the April issue. Avalanche, according GI, nixed development on […]

  • MGS 5: The Phantom Pain out in September, Kojima “closing the loop” on saga

    Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will be released in September, according to an IGN Italy video, which also features Hideo Kojima discussing “With Metal Gear Solid 5, I’m finally “closing the loop” on the Metal Gear saga. The video has since been removed, but an image cap of the date is posted above. […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 Rockstar Energy Car Pack now available

    The Rockstar Energy Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One is available now, alongside the free car for March. The free car is the Acura Integra Type-R, and the Rockstar pack included the following vehicles: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GRC 2015 Subaru WRX STI 1996 BMW 850CSi 2015 Jaguar XFR-S 1970 Volkswagen #1107 Desert […]

  • 3DS firmware update kills web browser exploit

    Nintendo has issued a 3DS firmware update which fixes a web browser exploit that was being used to run pirated Game Boy Color ROMs since January as well as inject code within downloadable games. Another piece of code, per Eurogamer, changed the setting on the handheld to make it region-free. The exploit was only available […]

  • Unreal Tournament video shows updated textures on Outpost 23

    The latest footage from Epic’s new Unreal Tournament has surfaced, and it shows off the game’s first high-textured map which is called Outpost 23. As you can see from Zaccubus’ video, its the same are which Epic showed in the flythrough video from last year, only with updated textures and some new areas outside. The […]

  • Final add-on for Sunset Overdrive arrives in April

    The final add-on for Sunset Overdrive, Dawn of the Rise of the Fallen Machines, will be released in April. On April 1 to be exact. No, that’s not an April Fool’s joke from Insomniac Games either. Below, you can watch a fist-look at the new story, area, and traversal mechanic.

  • Heroes of the Storm playable at EGX Rezzed

    Heroes of the Storm will be playable at EGX Rezzed. This will be the first UK public hands-on with the online team brawler. Blizzard will also host giveaways and friendly tournaments at its stand. Tickets for all three days of Rezzed are still available, and you can purchase a pass through the official website. EGX […]

  • PES 2015 Data Pack 4 coming next week with Winter Transfers, new faces

    Data Pack 4 for Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 has been dated, and it updates the game with Winter Transfers, new player faces, and additional stadiums. The latest free update contains real-time player transfers made within the January window, and player ratings have also been updated. Additionally, a number of improved likenesses to key players will […]

  • Here’s the changelog for Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch 5

    Notes for upcoming Patch 5 for Dragon Age: Inquisition have been posted, noting improvements to gameplay and stability, and the new features outlined back in early February. Along with the new party storage system added to the Undercroft at Skyhold, players also have the ability to adjust the size of subtitles. Below you will find […]

  • Game of Thrones, Mortal Kombat X, Batman mobile games on the way

    Warner Bros. has announced free-to-play mobile titles spanning its DC Comics, Mortal Kombat and Game of Thrones properties. The following five new games under development are: Mortal Kombat X from NetherRealm Studios: The game blends fighting and card collection with cinematic gameplay and Fatalities. Play as both classic and fighters, and if you own the […]

  • Win! Beta access to new MMORPG Skyforge and DLC worth $70

    We have ten Wrath of the Gods Founders Packs to giveaway for new RPG Skyforge, worth over $70. All you need to do to win a Wrath of the Gods pack is enter your details in the form below and we’ll pick 10 winners at random on Thursday, March 5, after 3pm GMT. Skyforge is […]

  • PC gaming expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018

    PC gaming is alive and well. In fact, it’s expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018. According to game-business group Open Gaming Alliance, the PC gaming industry is expected to grow beyond its current $26 billion worth and to a massive $35 billion by the year 2018. The information is based on data collected […]

  • Advanced Warfare: new patch adds new weapon, Master Prestige ranks, more

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has received a new patch that gives season pass holders early access to a new weapon and everyone else a myriad of fixes and additions. The patch went live today on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, without any official notes. CharlieIntel reports that among the new additions is the new […]

  • Destiny’s end game and raids explained

    Destiny’s end game can be a bit obtuse to those not used to MMO games. Fear not, we’ve got a few quick tips on how to crack it. Arekkz Gaming has a video for new players of Destiny or those who are looking to brush up on their knowledge of the game. Today’s theme is […]

  • Capcom adds local co-op to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC

    Following fan outrage over lack of local co-op support for the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2, Capcom has now added it. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 now officially supports split-screen local co-op in both campaign and raid mode. The update is currently in beta on Steam, but anyone can opt-in to try it. Capcom […]

  • New Destiny glitch spawns infinite Thralls on Earth

    Destiny’s latest glitch spawns infinite Thralls to help fuel your bounty hunting and loot lust. The glitch is simple to replicate. You’ll need to start The Dark Within mission on Earth, on any difficulty. Then follow the steps in the video below (Via DualShockers) to get to an area out of the map. You’ll then […]

  • Battlefield 4 Winter Patch is here with new game mode, netcode improvements and more

    DICE has released the Winter Patch for Battlefield 4. The patch brings an eSports focus with new game mode Squad Obliteration and plenty more. Battlefield 4 Winter Patch is now live on all platforms. It’s just over 400MB on PC and 1.34GB on consoles. The patch adds new game mode Squad Obliteration and more customisation […]

  • HTC hopes to see Half-Life on VR headset Vive

    Vive manufacturer HTC said that it hopes to see Valve games, including Half-Life, on the virtual reality headset. Speaking to the BBC, HTC chairwoman Cher Wang said that Valve is keen on having its games available on the VR headset. “I think Valve’s best game is Dota, right, and Portal and [Team Fortress] and I […]

  • Make money easily in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

    If you’re looking to buy a fell set of armour for your character in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate but keep falling short on Zenny, this video will show you an easy way to make lots of it. Arekkz Gaming has a very handy tip for all Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate players: how to make Zenny […]

  • This is how you claim free Xbox One games from your Xbox 360

    Microsoft is giving everyone the ability to claim their free Xbox One Games with Gold titles from their Xbox 360 console, even without owning an Xbox One. If you don’t yet own an Xbox One and want to make sure you don’t miss out on all those free Games with Gold games, you’ll be pleased […]