So everything graphical powerhouse for its time discuss, Crysis being mentioned. the meme "can it run Crysis?" become very popular among fanbase but it was surpassed 3 years later by Metro 2033 especially in indoor department where Crysis looks less impressive.
Heres the proof
This is original version of Metro 2033, no redux. look at lighting. Cant believe it was 10 years old game for its time it was unbelievable and here Crysis
The textures are not really that strong and draw distance suck here as i remember rock disappeared when you aim down the sights.
Here check its character model
and compare to Metro
Definitely character models also looks better. sure theres some areas where Crysis looks superior but overall Metro surpassed it.
But I never understood why did Metro not get recognizable as graphical powerhouse compare to Crysis? is it because it was little indie game for its time compare to mainstream game Crysis?
because its popular and mainstream games that always get recognization.
what do you think? lets discuss