Dynamic and engaging gameplay.
Customization option for both nano-suit and weaponry in order to complement player's game style.
Gripping campaign that plays out across 10 hours.
Looks incredible in 3D.
Great balance of sci-fi and real-world.
Could use more customization options for a single player.
PC version runs in DirectX 9.0 mode.
Story won't win any awards.
Poor AI detracts from the excitement.
Some online troubles.
The first few hours drag.
Uninspired alien designs.
Requires too much reloading and weapon swapping.
By TechSpot on March 29, 2011
Without a doubt we would've liked Crysis 2 to support DX11 at launch, but there are a few advantages to using DX9, the most important of which is that the pool of PC gamers that run somewhat dated hardware will be able to enjoy the game. Three year-ol-
By eTeknix on September 10, 2011
When Crytek announced Crysis 2 back in June 2009 at E3, it's needless to say there was quite a large reaction, whether it was a good reaction, or one of a sceptic – it was pretty large.It had quite a challenge to live up to, as Crysis was...-
By Atomic MPC on May 23, 2011
Not the second coming we were hoping...84
By Game Chronicles Magazine on April 13, 2011
I remember when the first Crysis game was announced back in 2007. That was the first time I actually spec’d and built a new PC specifically for one game, and then the game came out and my new system barely ran. It took a few more upgrades over the...99
By itreviews.com on April 11, 2011
It was a tough act to follow, but Crytek's new high-def engine makes alien-shattered New York look jaw-droppingly awesome - and the new Nanosuit abilities have expanded the game's range of fighting possibilities. Crysis 2 could be the next...100
By bjorn3d.com on April 11, 2011
After taking a closer look at the long anticipated Crysis 2 and taking the time to beat the campaign as well as dwell in the realm of multiplayer, we have come to appreciate the new and refined version of Crysis. Packed with constant action without a...85
By T3 Magazine on April 08, 2011
Four years after its initial release, meme-creating "But will it run Crysis?" still has the power to bring bleeding-edge gaming PCs to their knees, crying. So how has Crytek managed to get Crysis 2 running in 3D on a six year old Xbox 360? When...80
By Expert Reviews on April 08, 2011
It isn’t such a technical leap forward as the first game, but Crysis 2 ups the ante with its action-packed gameplay....80
By NZGamer on April 07, 2011
Crysis 2 is a little bit like the proverbial New Zealand leaky home. It looks modern and rich from the outside; there’s a new car in the garage and the kitchen gleams through the large lounge window. But deep inside its walls there is a cold damp, one...82
By TechTree on April 05, 2011
We had high expectations from the sequel to Crysis and Crysis 2 did not disappoint us. It took the original formula of the first game and improved it considerably, and unlike most other sequels, doesn't just offer you more of what you saw before....80