The movie below provides a quick recap on the quality and realtime lighting:
The single player demo, apparently also with the sandbox included is due for launch on October 26th, a counter towards launch is currently running at http://www.crysisdemo.com/.
Recommended specs are:
OS - Windows XP / Vista
Processor - Intel Core 2 DUO @ 2.2GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+
Memory - 2.0 GB RAM
GPU - NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS/640 or similar
As ever with the coverage of games on Digital Urban we are interested in using the game engine for visualising architecture and the city in general.
We'll bring our views as soon as we open up the Crysis Sandbox..