Crytek News


The Collectables is Crytek's shooty first F2P mobile game

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 11, 2013 9:30am PST

Crysis creator Crytek has dabbled in mobile development before with last year's Fibble - Flick 'n' Roll, and now it's having a stab at free-to-play games. The developer today announced The Collectables, which, unlike that little puzzler, is firmly within Crytek's comfort zon...


"Looks like a very neat game that will probably be a nightmare to play on a touchscreen device. ..."

- Schnapple see all 3 comments

Ryse: Son of Rome review: one long fall

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 21, 2013 3:00am PST

Ryse: Son of Rome can't rise above repetitive combat and sluggish pacing, resulting in a mediocre launch title.


"oh my godddd it has one of my worst pet peeves -BREATHING INTO THE MICROPHONE. that shit is ..."

- dopeman see all 54 comments

Ryse: Son of Rome launch trailer takes one last stab at it

By Steve Watts, Nov 19, 2013 1:45pm PST

Ryse: Son of Rome's new launch trailer shows off how pretty brutal deaths can be.


Ryse: Son of Rome trailers show off environments

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 14, 2013 1:00pm PST

The gameplay of Ryse may not have impressed, but boy is it pretty. Crytek's new action game shows off how wonderous CryEngine games will look on next-gen.


"What if I don't want to spend time with friends and family? What if I want to work more? What ..."

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 9 comments

Ryse: Son of Rome preview: pretty, boring

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 06, 2013 10:15am PST

In spite of the gorgeous visuals and bombastic setpieces, Ryse ends up feeling boring over an extended amount of play.


"i knew the game didn't pay off after i watched it in E3!good gameplay but too much history for ..."

- Prototype42 see all 26 comments

Ryse: Son of Rome gets a multiplayer DLC Season Pass

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 01, 2013 9:45am PDT

Did you know that Crytek's upcoming Xbox One exclusive Ryse: Son of Rome has a co-op multiplayer mode? And because it has multiplayer, of course there's a DLC Season Pass.


"If you're going to have micro transactions you could have at least made the dlc free."

- spammehardo see all 2 comments

Ryse: Son of Rome's story trailer is a marketing pitch

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 18, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Crytek's Xbox One launch game shows off its story, by talking about its tech.


"Holy shit, what a terrible trailer, and the game/story looks horrendous (other than pure ..."

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Warface eying up launch next week

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 15, 2013 1:00pm PDT

After months of cleansing, toning, moisturising, powdering, applying and reapplying eyeliner, and rouging its cheeks in closed beta, Crytek is ready to show the world its Warface. The developer today announced it's launching the free-to-play FPS on PC next Monday, October 21...


"This was out a long time ago. In russia. I had some client and instructions for how to connect ..."

- MamiyaOtaru see all 13 comments

Ryse: Son of Rome combat trailer goes for the jugular

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2013 10:45am PDT

A Ryse: Son of Rome combat trailer shows off some of the brutality of Roman war, interspersed with devs talking about the research and iteration that went into Marius Titus' moves.


"Kind of tough to show of a next gen game which specializes on it's graphics... in a 380p video..."

- Gwyndion see all 3 comments

Fan-made TimeSplitters Rewind in development for PS4, if Crytek wants it

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 04, 2013 3:30pm PDT

The fan-made TimeSplitters Rewind is in development for PC, but the team is also working on a PS4 version, just in case Crytek asks for one.


Warface coming to Xbox 360 in 2014, still free-to-play

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 28, 2013 10:00am PDT

It's still called Warface. And it's still free-to-play. But Crytek's shooter will be appearing on a brand new platform early next year: Xbox 360....


CryEngine drops numbered versions, gets fancy tech demo

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 22, 2013 9:00am PDT

Crytek have launched a new version of its CryEngine. But, don't call it "CryEngine 4." The company has dropped numbers entirely, as they describe their middleware "an ever-evolving technology service."


"Whaaaaaaaaaa... whaaaaaaaaaa.... whaaaaaaa...... whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa"

- FesterBlatz see all 15 comments

Ryse: Son of Rome gladiator multiplayer revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 20, 2013 6:30am PDT

As you'd probably guessed, Crytek's Xbox One exclusive historical murder simulator Ryse: Son of Rome will indeed have multiplayer. Microsoft today revealed its 'Gladiator' mode, which throws chaps into an arena to cut each others' faces off. Well, at least it looks less like...


CryEngine-powered sports game Snow getting alpha release this year on PC

By Steve Watts, Aug 08, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Snow, the open-world CryEngine 3 winter sports game, is getting an alpha release later this year.


"Looking good so far... about time PC got a snowboarding/skiing game!"

- Shadowdane see all 8 comments

Crytek sites hacked, user information possibly compromised

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 05, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Crytek is the latest to suffer a hacker attack. Four sites have been affected and user information may have been compromised.


"I would like to see game server hacking offences punishable by genital mutilation."

- Endymion_ see all 2 comments