Crysis: Escalation by Gavin Smith

By Gavin Smith

A range of hooked up brief tales set among Crysis 2 and Crysis three that might discover and extend the sport world

These new tales tie into the big first-person shooter online game Crysis three, published in February 2013, which has received laptop Gamer most dear online game, video game Informer better of exhibit, and electrical Playground better of E3 Awards. Punchy and kinetic, technology fiction with metal at its center, those hard-hitting tales inform of the world's decline right into a company nightmare and the beginnings of the resistance. ideal as an creation to the realm of Crysis, additionally they offer attention-grabbing history and aspect for latest avid gamers. that includes fan-favorite characters equivalent to Prophet, Psycho, Alcatraz, and introducing issues, enemies, and guns new to Crysis three, the associated tales increase into one shattering narrative and are an essential component of the sport adventure.

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