CryENGINE 2 features many graphical, physical and animation technologies as well as many gameplay enhancements, some of which include:

  • Volumetric 3D Clouds
  • Real time Ambient Maps with dynamic lighting and no premade shadows
  • 3D Ocean Technology dynamically modifies the ocean surface based on wind and wave direction and creates moving shadows and highlights underwater
  • Depth of field to focus on certain objects while blurring out the edges and far away places
  • Vector Motion blur on both camera movement and individual objects
  • Dynamic Soft shadows with objects casting realistic shadows in real time
  • Realistic Facial Animation that can be captured from an actor's face
  • Subsurface scattering
  • Breakable Buildings allowing more tactical preplanning on the player's side
  • Breakable Vegetation (with possibly heavy foliage) enabling players and enemy AI to level entire forests as a tactical maneuver or other purposes
  • Advanced Rope Physics showcasing bendable vegetation responding to wind, rain or character movement and realistically interactive rope bridges
  • Component Vehicle Damage giving vehicles different destroyable parts, such as tires on jeeps or helicopter blades
  • HDR lighting
  • Fully interactive and destructible environments
  • Advanced particle system with fire or rain being affected by forces such as wind
  • Time of Day Lighting, with sunrise, and sunset effects ensuring realistic transition between daytime and nighttime
  • Lightbeams and Shafts when light intersects with solid or highly detailed geometry, and can generate "Godray" effects underwater
  • Parallax Occlusion Mapping giving a greater sense of depth to a surface texture, realistically emphasizing the relief surface structure of objects
  • Long Range View Distance of up to 16km from ingame measurements
  • Parametric Skeletal Animation System
  • Procedural Motion Warping

As well as supporting Shader Model 2.0, 3.0 (DirectX 9) and 4.0 (DirectX 10), the engine will be multi-threaded to take advantage of SMP or hyper-threading capable systems. The game will also come in 32-bit and 64-bit versions. Crytek claims that running the 64-bit version will give a performance increase of up to 10-15% per thread. Crytek does not intend to support any sort of Physics Processor such as the AGEIA PhysX. Instead, Crytek have developed their own proprietary physics system, called CryPhysics.

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About CryZone:NEYA-7 with 7 comments by ArcheTiger on Aug 27th, 2014

New video NEYA - "Humility" will show the locations and some of the events that will be included in the demo project.


NEYA - 7 "Humility" [RUS] - Indie DB

Also we posted we posted unusual image - you can see it below. You can expect that the demo of project will available in October this year.

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bigtom11
bigtom11 Aug 10 2008, 7:05pm says:

My new computer is above crysis specs, (runs on VERY HIGH) Its just that, well, the original Cryengine was easier to use, and Cryengine 2, well, needs a manual... PLEASE WHERE CAN I FIND A MANUAL!?!

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urscoolsubhayu
urscoolsubhayu May 26 2008, 3:50am says:

dear sir i want have atleast a fee version of cryengine2.....atleast a demo version for trial.....

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hushpuppy
hushpuppy Jan 2 2009, 8:12pm replied:

Well there is one, if you download the Demo you get a demo ver of the Sandbox Editor.

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freenet
freenet May 5 2008, 5:09am says:

WTF! this Engine awesome!

just watch this video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YG5qDeWHNmk

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SadGamer
SadGamer Feb 23 2008, 8:29am says:

For those who doesnt know yet SDK is out.

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oceanoftime
oceanoftime Dec 28 2007, 2:44pm says:

Incredible engine, probably the most advanced to date. :)

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da_newb
da_newb Nov 24 2007, 12:09pm says:

This engine is amazing. It is so easy to create with. To bad whenever I get actually get something running it shuts down. Curse you for not supporting 32-bit! Not everybody can upgrade for one game!

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csprance
csprance Nov 14 2007, 3:17pm says:

ya crysis

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