The most iconic city in the world is in siege. A deadly virus is wiping out the entire population. Terrifying and menacing aliens are trying to take over the city. No army is strong enough to defeat them. In Crysis 2 you as super-soldier Alcatraz are sent in to locate their weakness and destroy them. The only question is can you do what no other soldier can? The sequel to the epic Crysis series is back with much more action and advanced features that will keep you glued to your computer for hours. Targeted towards hard-core gamers, Crysis 2 promises a memorable gameplay experience. The First-Person-Shooter game is available for the PC platform and has a Mature rating from ESRB. Synopsis and Features The city of New York is in Chaos. An unknown and deadly virus is spreading through the city like wildfire. To make matters worse, there is an outbreak of aliens. These aliens are ruthless, cunning and deceiving and they have only one objective – conquer the entire city. You, Alcatraz, are equipped with a super-human strength inducing Nanosuit. You have to use the suit to enhance your abilities and fight against the aliens to save the city of New York. Developed by Crytek and published by Electronic Arts, Crysis 2 immerses you into a brand new story that will keep you at the edge of your seats. The minimum system requirements to run this game on your computer are Windows 7, Vista or XP, Intel Core 2 Duo 2 Ghz or AMD Athlon x2 processor, 9 GB disk space, 2 GB RAM and a 512 MB equipped Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT or ATI Radeon 3850HD graphics card. Crysis 2’s single player takes you on a spectacular, visually enhanced journey across New York. The city is torn and destroyed to a major extent. The war atmosphere is eerie, giving the game a dark feel. The game follows an objective completion model, where you have to complete a set of objectives to move forward in the story. This doesn’t mean you are restricted to a level-based gameplay. In fact, you can find various routes and methods to complete the objectives as you seem fit. The highlight of the game is the Nanosuit. The Nanosuit has different modes that allow you to jump higher, be stronger and even be invisible. You just have to give a command to the suit and it will obey it in any situation. The suit has a recharging mechanism which refills automatically when depleted. The suit even allows you to combine multiple modes, making it easy to defeat enemies. The combat has been reworked and now allows you to grab enemies by the neck and throw them at alarming distances. You can now kick cars to great distances using the suit’s powers. The game has beautiful visual environments that get a lot better if you crack up the graphics settings. Customization has always been a highpoint with Crysis games and the same continues with Crysis 2. You can modify, attach and enhance your guns with military grade equipment. You can even upgrade your Nanosuit by using the glitter like substance that is available when you kill an alien. The soundtrack of Crysis 2 is clear and aggressive, drawing and involving you into the gameplay much further. Online Features Crysis 2 has an array of different multiplayer options. The game has 6 different modes that allow you to team up with friends and wreak havoc. The variants include Instant Action, Team Instant Action, Crash Site and a capture-the-flag variant. Online multiplayer options include Assault and Extraction. The gameplay follows the same rules as the single-player campaign where you have to defeat your friends using the Nanosuit’s abilities. Each win will earn you experience points which you can use to enhance your weapons and unlock other cool things. The DLCs for the game include Crysis 2: Retaliation and Decimation. The DLCs add new maps and extra weapons, allowing you to play the game for more hours. Updates, demos and trailers can be directly downloaded from the company’s website.