Did you notice the Freedom Tower in Crysis 2?

#1 Posted by l4wd0g (1952 posts) -
#2 Posted by Enigma777 (6073 posts) -

Yes and I haven't even played the game. THAT'S HOW GOOD I AM!

#3 Edited by BraveToaster (12589 posts) -

No.

#4 Posted by Yanngc33 (4496 posts) -
@Enigma777 lol what i bet you haven't noticed is that throughout the entire game, it's the only building that's not on fire or damaged
#5 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -

I noticed, though I didn't know what it was called at the time. 

#6 Posted by l4wd0g (1952 posts) -
@Enigma777 said:

" Yes and I haven't even played the game. THAT'S HOW GOOD I AM! "

That is pretty good.
 
I guess it's kind of controversial subject. Included, don't include it, whatever. It was pretty cool to see in the game.
#7 Edited by supermike6 (3564 posts) -

Excuse my Canadian ignorance, but what the heck is the Freedom Tower?

#8 Posted by AlisterCat (5565 posts) -
@supermike6: Memorial tower for the world trade centre.
#9 Posted by KarlPilkington (2728 posts) -

Saw it on a Kotaku article a few days ago.

#10 Posted by Oldirtybearon (4800 posts) -

I thought it was pretty ballsy to include it, but it is roughly 15 years into the future, and hopefully the real Freedom Tower (corny name, but whatever) will be built by then. In reality, it'll probably never happen, so at least Crysis 2 has some optimism.

#11 Posted by Droop (1870 posts) -
#12 Posted by Branthog (5562 posts) -
@supermike6 said:
" Excuse my Canadian ignorance, but what the heck is the Freedom Tower? "
It's a big phallic invitation to the rest of the world to come bomb the area again. Also, it's a thing that doesn't actually exist. Apparently the developers wanted to include it because they think of NYC as a massive beacon of humanity's accomplishments that they wanted to pay tribute to. I guess I can kind of understand it, though I could not care less.
#13 Posted by DeathByWaffle (636 posts) -

Man, Freedom Tower is a really dumb name.

#14 Posted by Megasoum (354 posts) -
@DeathByWaffle said:
" Man, Freedom Tower is a really dumb name. "
Yup...pretty much as bad as Freedom fries.
#15 Posted by CitizenKane (10506 posts) -
#16 Posted by CitizenKane (10506 posts) -
@DeathByWaffle said:
" Man, Freedom Tower is a really dumb name. "
It's not officially called that anymore (it's now called One World Trade Center), but yeah it is still commonly referred to as that and it's a stupid name.
#17 Posted by Jeffsekai (7032 posts) -

Nope

#18 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -

I grew up in New York. And enjoyed seeing the sights. Heavy metal cafe in place of the Hard Rock.  
 
I saw the tower many times and easily made what it was referring to. 

#19 Posted by withateethuh (726 posts) -
@Branthog said:
" @supermike6 said:
" Excuse my Canadian ignorance, but what the heck is the Freedom Tower? "
It's a big phallic invitation to the rest of the world to come bomb the area again. Also, it's a thing that doesn't actually exist. Apparently the developers wanted to include it because they think of NYC as a massive beacon of humanity's accomplishments that they wanted to pay tribute to. I guess I can kind of understand it, though I could not care less. "
I'd like to thank you for using could not care less, as opposed to could care less. 
#20 Posted by Gabriel (4061 posts) -
@Megasoum said:
" @DeathByWaffle said:
" Man, Freedom Tower is a really dumb name. "
Yup...pretty much as bad as Freedom fries. "
How about World Trade Center 2
#21 Posted by Gabriel (4061 posts) -
@CitizenKane said:
" @DeathByWaffle said:
" Man, Freedom Tower is a really dumb name. "
It's not officially called that anymore (it's now called One World Trade Center), "
Jesus that's almost as bad as Freedom tower
#22 Posted by MaFoLu (1858 posts) -
@Gabriel
@Megasoum said:
" @DeathByWaffle said:
" Man, Freedom Tower is a really dumb name. "
Yup...pretty much as bad as Freedom fries. "
How about World Trade Center 2
Electric bogaloo?
#23 Posted by CitizenKane (10506 posts) -
@Gabriel said:
" @CitizenKane said:
" @DeathByWaffle said:
" Man, Freedom Tower is a really dumb name. "
It's not officially called that anymore (it's now called One World Trade Center), "
Jesus that's almost as bad as Freedom tower "
All of the other buildings are named the same way (Two WTC, Three WTC, etc.).  It is kinda lame, but not nearly as bad as Freedom Tower.
#24 Posted by Bloodgraiv3 (2712 posts) -


Nope, but now I will.

 

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