Crysis 2

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Digital FoundryCrysis 2: AMD Virgo vs. Intel HD4000 Performance Video

Crytek's system-challenging title gets compared on AMD's new Fusion APU and the established integrated Intel HD4000 graphics core.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2: AMD Virgo vs. AMD Trinity Performance Video

The AMD Fusion core get its sternest workout yet on Crytek's ambitious shooter running at the lowest settings at 720p.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 1080p ultra: GTX 660 vs. GTX 660 Ti Video

With a substantial gulf in price between them, we compare Crysis 2 running on the GTX 660 and its Ti sibling.

Key events

24th March 2011

Face-Off: Crysis 2

24th March 2011

Crysis 2 PS3/360 Face-Off

22nd March 2011

Crysis 2

24th February 2011

Explosive new Crysis 2 trailer

16th February 2011

Crysis 2 PC demo release date

28th January 2011

PC Crysis 2 demo announced

The Star Citizen makers are being sued by Crytek

But dismiss it as "meritless" and will defend "vigorously".

Crytek breaks silence, closes multiple studios

"Undergoing such transitions is far from easy…"

Crytek once again in crisis

Staff suffer delayed wages, future of company in doubt.

FeatureDitching Far Cry, piracy, gameplay and just about breaking even: Crytek on the ups and downs of the Crysis series

As Crysis turns 5 Cevat Yerli contemplates past mistakes and a bold new future.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2: AMD Virgo vs. Intel HD4000 Performance Video

Crytek's system-challenging title gets compared on AMD's new Fusion APU and the established integrated Intel HD4000 graphics core.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2: AMD Virgo vs. AMD Trinity Performance Video

The AMD Fusion core get its sternest workout yet on Crytek's ambitious shooter running at the lowest settings at 720p.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 1080p ultra: GTX 660 vs. GTX 660 Ti Video

With a substantial gulf in price between them, we compare Crysis 2 running on the GTX 660 and its Ti sibling.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 1080p ultra: GTX 660 vs. Radeon HD 7850 Video

The GTX 660 takes on AMD's aggressively priced HD 7850 with some intriguing results.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 1080p ultra: GTX 660 vs. Radeon HD 7870 Video

The two enthusiast-friendly GPUs do battle on Crytek's phenomenal PC shooter.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 Extreme 1080p: Radeon HD 7970M vs. GTX 680M Video

2012's notebook GPU heavyweights face-off on a fully maxed out Crysis 2.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 DX11 1080p Radeon HD 7870 vs. GeForce GTX 660 Ti Video

Decent performance from the 7870 on a maxed out Crysis, but the 660 Ti maintains higher frame-rates in more intensive gameplay.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 DX11 1080p Radeon HD 7870 vs. 6870 Video

The overclocked 7870 takes on its last-gen predecessor with Crytek's epic ramped up to ultra settings with the high-res texture pack installed.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 DX11 1080p Radeon HD 7870 vs. 7850 Video

Our overclocked 7870 takes on its less powerful stablemate with all settings at ultra and high-res textures engaged.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 1080p Max Settings, GTX 660 Ti vs. Radeon 6870 Video

The difference between 100 and 250 worth of GPU power, with Crysis 2 Ultra as the test bed.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 1080p Max Settings, GTX 660 Ti vs. Radeon 7850 Video

"Maximum Game" at maximum settings using GPUs at two very different price tiers.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2: DFPC Radeon 6770 vs. 6870, Very High Settings, 768p

At 1366x768, only the most intense effects work fazes the Radeon HD 6870, giving us a nigh-on 60Hz experience.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2: DFPC Radeon 6770 vs. 6870, Very High Settings, 1080p Video

Two GPUs face-off as we put the DFPC through its first hardware upgrade.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 DX9: AMD Trinity vs. PS3 Video

The PC game is locked at 720p on high settings, with v-sync enabled and compared to console.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 DX9: AMD Trinity vs. Xbox 360 Video

Integrated GPU vs console with Crysis 2 running at 720p on high settings.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 DX9: AMD Trinity vs. Intel HD4000 Video

The AMD Trinity integrated GPU takes on Intel HD4000 in the form of an Alienware M14x: 720p res, high settings.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 DX9: DFPC vs. Xbox 360, 768p Very High Settings Video

Seven-year-old console hardware vs. the 300 Digital Foundry gaming PC on Crytek's demanding shooter.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 DX9: DFPC vs. Alienware M14x, 768p Very High Settings Video

Alienware's mid-range gaming laptop faces off against the 300 Digital Foundry gaming PC.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 DX9: DFPC vs. PS3, 768p Very High Settings Video

Digital Foundry's 300 gaming PC takes on the PS3 in this technologically groundbreaking shooter.

Digital FoundryAcer Ultra M3 vs Alienware M14x: Crysis 2

The two laptops compared at very high settings, 1366x768 resolution, with DX11 engaged and high-detail textures on.

Digital FoundryAlienware M14x Crysis 2 Very High Settings: 768p vs. 900p Video

Crytek's DX11 mode and high-res textures engaged on this performance comparison of Crysis 2 with the GT 650M GPU.

Why Crysis 2, Dragon Age 2 were pulled from Steam - report

And why Crysis 2: Maximum Edition is now allowed.

Digital FoundryRadeon HD 7970M: Crysis 2 1080p: Very High vs. Extreme Video

Crysis 2 compared with different quality levels on a Radeon HD 7970M-powered Alienware laptop.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 1080p, DX11 Max Settings: GTX 670 vs. GTX 680 Video

Crytek's epic at max settings on two of the most powerful GPUs in the world.

Government snubs Crysis 2 at German Computergames Awards

"So called killer games must not be honoured."

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 1080p, DX11 Max Settings: GTX 580 vs. GTX 680 Video

Digital Foundry performance analysis of one of the most demanding games running on top-end NVIDIA hardware.

The most pirated PC, Wii, 360 games of 2011

Can you guess what it is yet?

Stream games with Gaikai on Eurogamer.net right now

Play FIFA 12, Crysis 2, The Witcher 2 and Magicka in your web browser.

Origin wants "fair and open marketplace"

Third parties can sell DLC how they like.

Crytek refutes hire/fire blog allegations

"It was written to purposefully harm us."

Crytek working on new FPS IP  report

Plus, abandoned Redemption shooter outed.

Crysis 2 racks up three million sales

Dead Space 2, Dragon Age II pass 2m.

FeatureNew Xbox & PlayStation 4: What to Expect

Crytek UK, Epic and more on what the next generation holds.

Crysis 2: how Crytek UK beat the hackers

Developer vows not to repeat mistakes.

Why you can't buy Crysis 2 from Steam

Nothing to do with Origin, EA claims.

Crytek discussed going MS first-party

Has "fallen in love" with Kinect.

First Crysis coming to consoles  report

Korean Ratings Board lists impending port.

EU PlayStation Store update 29th June

Fear 3 online modes now available to all.

VideoCrysis 2 footage with DX11 update

Crytek shows off new Ultra Upgrade.

2.32GB Crysis 2 DX11 patch out now

Massive PC update detailed in full.

Crytek: Crysis 2 "backfired a bit"

Studio boss laments PC gamer backlash.

Crysis 2 DX 11 patch release date

Full title update out next week.

Crysis 2 DirectX 11 features revealed

Ultra Upgrade shown, then pulled.

Crytek denies knowledge of new Xbox

Plus, DX11 Crysis 2 patch due "shortly".

FeatureOrigin of War

EA rattles its sabers at Steam - but Origin's strategy is a throwback to the bad old days.

VideoCrysis 2 trailer details Decimation DLC

Second map pack adds five new areas.

EA: Valve took Crysis 2 off Steam, not us

"This was not an EA decision."

EA's Origin reclaims Crysis 2 from Steam

My shop's better than your shop.

EU PlayStation Store update 6th June

Honest Hearts, Crysis 2 Retaliation pack

Full stereoscopic 3D hitting Xbox 360

"It's more capable than the PlayStation 3."

VideoCrysis 2 gets Retaliation DLC trailer

Map pack brings four new levels.

Crysis 2 Retaliation DLC date, details

Map Pack packs four new for you.

Crysis 2 modding tools due "early Summer"

Free CryENGINE SDK follows in August.

Digital FoundryThe Making of Crysis 2

Digital Foundry talks with Crytek on Crysis 2, CryEngine 3 and beyond.

Crysis 2 DX11 fix in 2-3 months - report

No DirectX 10 support in the future?

Crysis 2's DirectX 11 patch in doubt

UPDATE: EA issues statement.

Crysis 2 EA's biggest UK launch of 2011

Bigger than Dragon Age II, Bulletstorm.

UK top 40: Crysis 2 leads 3DS pack

3DS launch titles fare well.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 PC - Quality Level Comparison

High, very high and extreme settings compared.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 PC/360/PS3 Face-Off Comparison

All three versions of Crysis 2, head-to-head.

VideoCrysis 2 PlayStation 3D performance analysis

2D vs 3D, HDMI 1.3 vs HDMI 1.4.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 PS3/360 Engine Performance

Like-for-like scenes compared on both consoles.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 PS3/360 Face-Off

Comparison video of the first console CryEngine game.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 PS3/360 Gameplay Performance

Welcome to a world of inordinately variable frame-rates.

Crysis 2 gets day one PC patch

Plus, no DirectX 11 support yet.

VideoCrysis 2 - first 15 minutes

First person suitor.

Crysis 2

Suited and booted.

VideoRed hot Crysis 2 launch trailer fires in

Eurogamer's review live at 4pm.

VideoCrysis 2 disco Easter egg discovered

Crytek sequel knows how to party.

Crysis 2: Crytek defends DRM

"What are we supposed to do?"

VideoLatest Crysis 2 campaign footage

Snazzy suit and weapons, check.

EA pulls PlayStation 3 Crysis 2 demo

Wants final product to be "flawless".

Crytek: Crysis 2 the same on PS3, 360

No "meaningful difference".

Hans Zimmer composes Crysis 2 score

Hollywood veteran helps out Crytek team.

EU PlayStation Store update 16th March

Move special offers, demos.

VideoCrysis 2 video details multiplayer

Perks! Skill assessments! Dogtags!

Why Crysis 2 has no Move support

Also, PlayStation 3 demo dated.

No EA Online Pass for Crysis 2

Developer Crytek didn't want it.

Crysis 2 360 demo downloaded 1.7m times

New PC, Xbox 360 demo out today.

New Crysis 2 demo announced for 360

Still no PS3 date though.

VideoUncut Crysis 2 single-player gameplay

Raw footage from the PS3 version.

Multiplayer Crysis 2 PS3 demo confirmed

First gameplay footage of PS3 version outed.

PCGA: PC game piracy is declining

"There are stats that corroborate that."

Crytek teases Crysis 2 PS3 demo

PS3 gamers "can probably hope for one."

Crysis 2 to unravel Crysis mysteries

Explains events, provides more information.

FeatureCrysis 2

Suited and booted.

Crysis 2 PC demo release date

Two maps and two modes.

Digital FoundryAnalysis: Crysis 2 demo's 3D mode

3D support in demo code based on flat 2D layers.

Digital Foundry3D in Crysis 2 demo not actually 3D

Crytek says full game does it properly.

Leaks could force console-only Crysis 3

Industry hits out at Crysis 2, Killzone 3 piracy.

VideoCrysis 2 trailer is full of road rage

Crytek files this traffic retort.

Crysis 2 leak: Crytek still loves the PC

Boss moves to reassure PC gaming fans.

Meet BioWare, Crytek, Slightly Mad

Play Dragon Age 2, Crysis 2, Shift 2.

Crytek, EA slam PC Crysis 2 leak

"Piracy continues to damage PC dev community."

VideoCrysis 2 trailer goes inside the nanosuit

Plus shows pre-order bonuses.

Digital FoundrySecret level in Crysis 2 demo

Crytek sneaks out new map to select few.

Digital FoundrySecret Level in Crysis 2 Demo

Pier 17 also contained in 1.8GB download.

VideoNew Crysis 2 trailer sneaks in

See the Nanosuit in action.

Crysis 2 system requirements released

Does it top notoriously greedy original?

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 Demo 3D Performance Analysis

CryEngine 3's 3D mode put through its paces.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 Demo Performance Analysis

Frame rate tests on a montage of clips.

PC Crysis 2 demo announced

EA spreads the love.

Fix incoming for buggy Crysis 2 demo

Users report freezing, server drop-outs.

VideoExclusive Crysis 2 demo gameplay

We play team deathmatch in Skyline arena.

Xbox 360 gets exclusive Crysis 2 demo

Plus, pre-order swag detailed.

VideoBe the weapon in Crysis 2 trailer

New York gets destroyed, again.

Crysis 2 novel in the works

Read all about it.

"PC easily a generation ahead" - Crytek

But consoles are handicapping it.

How Crytek's making a 90 rated game

Crysis 2 dev under no pressure from EA.

Crytek: Crysis can be as big as COD

"There's no reason it can't be."

First Crysis 2 beta only on Xbox 360

No word on PC and PS3 testing.

Crysis 2 will be more fun in 3D

Crytek: 3D entertainment is inevitable."

EA big hitters at Eurogamer Expo

MOH! FIFA 11! Crysis 2! NFS! Dead Space 2!

FeatureEA Partners' David DeMartini

On Respawn, Insomniac, Suda51 and more.

Digital FoundryCryEngine 3 Anti-Aliasing Tech Demo

Visual refinements, Crytek-style.

EA: Crysis 2 will be a 90-rated game

"Wasn't going to be ready" for Christmas.

What Crysis 2 should look like

Target graphics from gamescom.

VideoCrysis 2 multiplayer action

Demonstrated live on stage.

EA dates Crysis 2

Another one for March 2011.

VideoCrysis 2 - Central Station commentary

Alien action, now arriving on platform one.

EA admits COD and Halo will rule 2010

But has FPS crown in its sights.

Crysis 2 delayed

Don't panic.

3D will affect game performance

Graphics or fps sacrificed - R.U.S.E. dev.

Crysis 2 special edition to cost 130?

Comes with a nano-suit backpack.

VideoEight minutes of Crysis 2 details

Including metal feet and washing-up.

VideoBrand new footage from Crysis 2

Crytek's cross-platform shooter sequel in motion.

FeatureCrysis 2

Alien in New York.

VideoCrysis 2's E3 trailer explained

Ladies' favourite Cervat Yerli tells all.

Crysis 2 "Holiday 2010", full 3D support

Bulletstorm dated, too.

Crysis 2

New shots from E3.

Crysis 2 playable entirely in 3D

Including multiplayer.

Crysis 2 in autumn, MP beta planned

Multiformat shooter sets its sights.

VideoCrysis 2's E3 Teaser

The pinger attacks? Doesn't sound too sinister.

VideoCrysis 2 detailed at London showcase

A whole new meaning for "bearing arms".

New action Need for Speed at E3

EA Natal/Move line-up reveal, too.

Digital FoundryCrysis 2 tech demo analysed

The challenge of "nothing under 30FPS".

Crysis 2 writer slams Modern Warfare 2

IW "way too impressed with themselves".

VideoCrysis 2 - Cinematic

Crytek's multiplatform sequel.

Crysis 2

Nanosuits you, sir.

Leaked GAME schedule hints at big dates

COD7, Bond Racing, MGS Rising, Fallout...

MOH in Q3, Crysis 2 and NFS in Q4

APB also down for Q3 in 2010 dates.

Crysis 2 set in New York City

Bust urban fools with Nanosuit 2.0.

Dead Space 2 and Crysis 2 by March 2011

Plus an innovative Madden.

Digital FoundryCan Consoles Run Crysis?

Digital Foundry lays out the ultimate test for CryEngine 3.

Crytek protests against new German law

Studio may be forced to move elsewhere.

Console Crysis 2 a "breakthrough"

"Has to be the best game that can exist."

E3: Crysis 2 pushes PS3 to "limits"

Crytek: "Not much more you can do."

E3: EA announces Crysis 2

Crytek's first console title.