Crashing at exactly the same places!
I've been battering this game over the past few days, and for me it worked great at full detail, right up to chapter 6. Then at a set occurance it simply crashes to desktop, and does it every time. Not wanting to make any spoilers, but there's a bit with a big spotlight which you can use to kill the taken in that area. It all runs perfect until the instant that I kill the last one. It always crashes at that instant, whether I kill it with the light, or a gun, regardless of where I am in the area, etc. The only way I could get past it at all was by ignoring the taken altogether and running through the section.
A bit later on the exact same thing happened again, but this time it was when I had to destroy a girder blocking my path. Luckily one time it let me actually destroy it and I carried on. Don't know why though, nothing with my system had changed. I'm now getting the same crash yet again in the extra content, a little way into The Signal when talking to Barry about the sawmill. All's fine, until the instant I drop down the ledge and yet again it crashes. Can't find any way past it so far, and don't know what the hell is causing it and it means I can't go any further. It must be some scripting issue which isn't quite working right, maybe it's trying to cache what's coming next or something, but I can't find anyone else who's had a similar issue. I've tried dropping detail, going to windowed mode, turning sound off, rolling back drivers, updating drivers, etc, but nothing makes any difference. The only change I have seen is when I run the game in windows compatibility mode the game freezes at that point instead of just dropping to desktop. Any ideas?