Crysis 2 Producer Says IGN is Full of S–t

One of the early battles in the Xbox 360-PS3 fanboy war was fought over graphics; the other major fight was over whether or not PS3 versions of games worked as well as their 360 counterparts. Although that aspect of the war hardly ever comes up now, some folks are still on the lookout for a difference in quality between versions of games, and it came up again recently when IGN bashed the PS3 version of Crysis 2, which they played at GDC. (We only touched it on 360 there.)

The performance of the PS3 version is pretty underwhelming. The framerate is frequently low and choppy. There are jagged lines everywhere, and shadows are especially messy. There’s a muddiness to the graphics that’s hard to stomach in the wake of the PS3′s other flagship showpieces, and worse, the variable framerate really hurts controller response.

In a recent Playstation Blog post, those specific comments were addressed by Crysis 2 executive producer Nathan Camarillo:

I’ve gone on the record saying that if you stick PS3 and 360 side by side I would challenge anyone to find any meaningful difference. I don’t see it at all.

The best thing about this situation is that you don’t have to take anyone’s word for it because the PS3′s Crysis 2 multiplayer demo went up Tuesday. So you can feel free to make your own judgment according to your console loyalty or rational thought.

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1 Comment on Crysis 2 Producer Says IGN is Full of S–t

SupremeAllah

On March 17, 2011 at 1:11 pm

Yet if you put Crysis or Crysis: Warhead next to Crysis 2 on any system, you see a difference. That being that the first game looks way better.

SupremeAllah

On March 17, 2011 at 1:11 pm

Yet if you put Crysis or Crysis: Warhead next to Crysis 2 on any system, you see a difference. That being that the first game looks way better.