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Crysis 3 Tested, Benchmarked

Crytek has given us another opportunity to hammer some hardware with the arrival of Crysis 3. Built with CryEngine 3, the engine has been updated with improved dynamic cloth and vegetation, better lighting and shadows, and plenty more.

Plus, PC gamers won't have to wait for graphical extras. Crysis 3 launched with high-resolution textures, DX11 support and plenty of customization options that set it apart from the diluted consoles builds. The result looks incredible and we get the feeling this will prove to be the game that folks who are heavily invested in multi-GPU setups have been waiting for. Here's hoping we aren't woefully disappointed.

Crysis 3 Review: Nanosuit-up!

The Crysis series of first-person action games mix stealthy sneaking with huge explosions, all draped across lush, exquisitely rendered environments. The games aren't really known for their winning personality, story or characters. They're known, first and foremost, for their sweet tech and using your suit's powers to stalk and kill.

But every time Crysis games get away from that core routine, things become less enjoyable. Crysis 3, unfortunately, spends most of its time lost in the weeds. There's plenty of hunting, but it's sporadic, and changes made to the formula combine with dodgy AI and odd level-design to make the whole thing feel uncomfortable.

Latest Nvidia GeForce WHQL drivers optimized for Crysis 3, Far Cry 3

The latest GeForce drivers from Nvidia are now available for download, described as an essential upgrade for serious gamers. The GeForce 314.07 WHQL-certified drivers (Windows Hardware Quality Labs) promise a huge performance boost for single-GPU and multi-GPU configurations running Crysis…

Weekend game deals: 50% off The Darkness II, Rage, BF3, Crysis 2

Ending a dry spell on digital discounts, EA has cut 50% off virtually its entire Origin catalog as part of a weeklong spring sale. Before you check: Mass Effect 3 isn't reduced, but if you buy the game at full price you'll get Batman: Arkham City for $10. Meanwhile, GameStop has 50% off...