Crysis Demo Hits the Web, Crushes Video Cards
October 27, 2007 8:54 PM
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Crysis demo released; gamers lament the weakness of their PC hardware
Gamers who recently spent a considerable sum of money on a high-end video card will finally find that their piece of hardware is no longer overkill. That’s right, the
single-player demo is here as
promised by the developers
late last month.
The demo was originally set for
release on September 25
, but developer Crytek decided to push the public debut date back a month in the interest of quality. The retail date of November 16 still appears to be on-track.
“We are taking some extra time to make sure you that you have an amazing experience but also we did not want to risk the release date of
at this stage,” Cevat Yerli, CEO of Crytek, explained regarding the delay. “To get the game into your hands by November the 16th, we had to make this call.”
The demo may be downloaded directly from an
EA Canada web server
. The 1.77GB download includes the entire first level and the CryEngine 2 - Sandbox 2 game editor, giving the community an opportunity to get familiar with the tools before the retail game ships.
As should be well known by now,
is the most hardware-demanding game to ship this year. Those who are interested in diving into the demo should
read the official system requirements and recommendations
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RE: Q6600 and 8800GTX?
10/30/2007 10:46:13 AM
You deserve a 5.
I have no idea what people's problem is with medium settings or no AA - it's like they get personally offended because their e-penis is e-erection dysfunctional, and isn't able to satisfy the demands of the latest app.
Games like Crysis are why we aren't still playing Doom 2. Get over it.
RE: Q6600 and 8800GTX?
10/30/2007 4:08:02 PM
Gonna run the demo tonight on my dual Ultras, will report back once I get the chance.
I can say it with confidence right now though: if it chugs at all at 1680x1050 at medium/meduim-high settings, I will be pissed rofl.
"I modded down, down, down, and the flames went higher." -- Sven Olsen
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