Crysis Summary

9.7
excellent

Crysis Review

Crysis is one of those types of games that sets out to redefine quality in its field, while the FPS community have their latest and greatest champion – so too does the gaming industry as a whole.

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Crysis and Crysis 2 multiplayer "will no longer be playable" from May 31st

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With the GameSpy Technologies shutdown this May 31st there are going to be a lot of games with any multiplayer, unless studios get patching. Crytek has confirmed Crysis 1 & 2 will be losing their online portions.

May 31st will be the "conclusion of online multiplayer support" as the GameSpy service shuts off. Both games' single-player campaigns are "unaffected by this transition,".

Reddit compiles list of games for GameSpy's May 31st shutdown

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By the end of next month the matchmaking services of GameSpy will be switched off, and that means a number of PC titles won't function properly or at all online. Exactly how far-reaching is the GameSpy service?

Reddit has put together a doomsday list that includes the likes of Halo, Star Wars: Battlefront, Stronghold, the Battlefield series, Crysis, Tom Clancy titles and Quake.

EA bundle "entire collection of Crysis" into Trilogy release

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Crytek's Crysis series is now packaged together in a single bundle edition called Crysis Trilogy. From the very humble island beginnings, to the twisted and fractured New York City jungle crammed full of aliens.

So that means Crysis, Crysis: Warhead, Crysis 2 Maximum Edition, Crysis 3 Digital Deluxe Edition and Crysis 3: Lost Island Expansion are now available as a single purchase for £34.99.

Xbox "Ultimate Sale" Day 1 features Assassin's Creed 3, Borderlands 2

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The first day of the Xbox 360 "Ultimate Game Sale" has some pretty good deals on Xbox Live Marketplace, with Assassin's Creed 3 being sold for $14.99 USD, Far Cry 3 for $19.99, Max Payne 3 for $9.99 and Borderlands 2 for only $9.99.

Rumour: EA Partners label to discontinue, Respawn's project unaffected

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Publisher EA is shaking things up and among the casualties list is apparently the EA Partners label which saw third-party developers have their work signed up for distribution through EA's retail channels.

The likes of Crysis, Left 4 Dead, Portal 2, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, Bulletstorm and Rock Band all passed through the program, but now it faces the chop in the pursuit of streamlining.

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