Poor CryENGINE 2. It didn't get enough hugs as a child, and now it's got some serious insecurity issues. It's always trying to show us how much better it is than real life. Trees, shacks, whatever, if it's real, CryENGINE 2 wants us to know that it can't just do real, it can do real better than real. Latest example: that Bravia commercial with the bouncing balls. CryENGINE 2 can so do that.
CryENGINE 2 Does Bouncing Balls Better Than Commercials Do
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