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Crysis 2 leaked almost 50 days early

Discussion in 'Games' started by Wrigleyvillain, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. hellrazor

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    You're assuming Verizon is well documented. Have you ever been to a Verizon building? They have the efficiency of a jar of molasses, and they couldn't find crap if they slipped in it.

    I'm still thinking it was "leaked" with quotes, though.
     
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    you're looking at the 1st or 2nd level tech guys or some administrative people. the techs they keep in the basement without daylight know what they are doing. this kind of logging also helps to track down problems.
     
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    if you don't think your ISP isn't tracking your every move then you are mistaken. back on topic, i wonder if this "leak" will hurt or bolster sales.
     
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    i think it wont affect it at all
     
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    i expect EA/Crytek to do all they can to squash the spread of the torrent, using DMCA(?) letters to block the spread as much as they can. i doubt it will have a significant negative effect, and i wouldnt be surprised if it saw a positive effect as more of the game will have been revealed and exposed than would otherwise have with a demo. frankly it makes me just wnat to buy it more, and i havent even really looked at any screenshots or "reviews"

    i wanna be one of those guys when i "grow up" lol
     
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    I know someone who works at comcast doing that and based on what he has told me they have ways to figure out who you are even if you change your mac, and they write down everything and record everything and go by a timeline, they're pretty organized and its pretty much the same across the sector whether you work at verizon, comcast, where-ever and they are overseen by some other company(forgot their name though).

    most importantly, they make good money.
     
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    so what about the game ..,,graphics wise??
     
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    Bolster. Unless this "leak" gets patched to support DX10-11. I was tempted to download it but I want the real deal. I still won't pre-order but I will give Crytek the chance to impress me with a demo or user opinions/reviews of the final release.

    From what I can tall in the screenshots the game looks amazing and we'veonly seen DX9, the dev console is available which IMO is huge. This is not a port, although gameplay may be dumbed down the engine is a BEAST.
     
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    I've completed the first Crysis with my old PC - an ancient derelict powered by the first Pentium 4E and an Ati X800. The game was set to medium and played at a "decent" 28 fps - without ever using any of the patches. Even with the obvious problems I found it enjoyable - the first part before the aliens appear.

    I do hope this leak won't severely affect future Crysis projects. And these game developers REALLY should build a better DRM instead of relying on third party providers. I don't mind DRMs as long they are not a pain in the rear to use. Sony can make a powerful DRM with the PS3, why not pinch some ideas from them? Even that was actually first proposed to be installed on the PC when Intel was building the Pentium 5 but some anti DRM activists or anti trust parties said it's an invasion of privacy or something so then the universal PC DRM chips were cancelled. Several years later....Sony came out with the PS3 with an eerily similar DRM system and the PC is everyone's favourite scapegoat for piracy problems.

    Here's an idea : I know that Blu Ray is Sony's thing and anyone using it to distribute software have to pay some sort of royalty. So a PC game using Blu Ray is kinda strange since Sony will still leech off money from it. But since it's a good piracy deterrent why not emulate it? Why not some developers develop the dead HD DVD as the PC's exclusive media format with a similar tough DRM system. Sure it'll make the games more expensive but at least the developers will feel more comfortable making PC games if it keeps the pirates away.
    Or instead of DRM, make the game files so huge in size that they'll make downloading the torrents into your PC a nightmare, not to mention the HDD space they require. I read that an uncompressed map from Rage alone will take up to over 1 terabytes of space. At least it'll force the illegal downloader to make Sophie's Choice : delete his/her stash of porn or get the latest game rips?

    Regardless, those are just dreams. I'll buy Crysis 2 for the PC even if it'll ground my PC to ashes. PC gaming could use our support more.
     
  10. TAViX Guest

    Imagine how many employees have EA + Crytek. Hundreds. How hard do you think is for one to just upload the files to an USB flash, than upload it to an Internet Cafee using proxy (maybe)??? They just uploaded the files to a server in Russia or Poland than create the torrent that's it! pfff. Easy as arse! The thing is that all those employees have privacy agreements signed when they are hired, so the one who did it risked his job + penalties. So it's 100% Crytek / EA fault for not being able to motivate their stuff enough NOT to do those things! ;)
    And please CRYTEK, cut the crap an b.s.!!! PLEASE!!!!! The console versions are just as badly pirated, or even more!!! Remember Halos or Grand Turismo????? don't make me start!!
     
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    The game is ugly and boring, don't download it.
     
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    In-deeed! Only the final version will be perfect and awesome!!!!! 100% agree!!!!:laugh:
     
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    Common folk don't steal. Only scumbags do.
     
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    Didnt like the first one ...doubt I will like this one.


    Original Farcry now that was a good game!
     
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    ugh, stay on topic people.
     
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    Now back to topic.

    I don't see this specific leak affecting the sales, maybe the final build will do, but then again, all the pirated platforms will suffer the same thing.

    Now, I'll defiantly buy this game since the MP looks promising, I'm getting bored of BC2.

    By the way, do you think that my Q6600 can handle this game on max settings ?

    One of the comment on Crysis blog, summaries Crytek attitude which I'm starting to get sick of:

    "Cry-Tek.... They love crying over their mistakes, its in their title =')"
     
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    that's funny :roll: ,well if they didn't make the game right no one will buy it why crying about piracy why COD sales skyrocketed and it was hacked too :nutkick:
     
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    Actually he's right. The first Far Cry was the base Crysis was made from. Even the game engine. The jungle, vehicles and stuff were based from the orig. FarCry. Now Crysis 2 is something different... No more awesome jungle details and atmosphere, but concrete and dust buildings...
     
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    yeah! same thing... same game different environment , the more it change the more is the same...

    Anyhow i'll wait for like 6-8 months for the game to be at around $20-25 & then i'll buy it , i don't believe any game should sell over $30 (PC or Console) it is just a rip off if it's over $30 plain & simple

    If they really want to slow down piracy to a minimum they just have to sells games at lower price , look a new DVD release most of them sells for under $20 & often $15 or less & they still makes good profits...
     
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    Okay I'm just here to present findings and to contribute on how my system has handled it so far and a mini review of the changes from my perspective.

    First of all, imo if you want to run this game on 60fps max settings you'd surely need more than one 5870.

    This build released to me is not even playable so it's not a big loss for Crytek, I'd surely recommend people not to spoil this for themselves at most if you're itching to get it I'll tell you now.. the wait will be worth it.. I guess it's really only good for a minimum peek at system requirements.

    High Settings/DX9/1080p/Look at my system specs: Tested on my 40inch LED TV (Doesn't have annoying full screen issues like the first game where it converted the TV format to 24hz)

    Average frame is around 45-60fps depending on how linear an area is, the game definitely seems much more linear and scripted than the first. Although unlike the FEAR series Crysis 2 has made a step forward with their engine, it is beautiful every detail on the textures and models definitely looks much more amazing than the first.
     
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    TBH its their fault if it's leaked this early, what kind of security are they running?
     
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    I don't think there is a problem with their security externally as rumors have told that a disgruntled employee released it... probably someone who got sacked.
     
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    . . . . . . . well can more people tell us how it runs and what they're running then

    cause i'd like to know . . . . .
     
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    ^^^

    +1
     
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    What would be the point? Its a beta build of the game.
     

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