Crytek News


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 ..."

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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..."

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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."


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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!"

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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."

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Crytek working on The Collectibles for iOS

By John Keefer, Jun 19, 2013 3:15pm PDT

Crytek likes action games, given the Far Cry and Crysis series, and the recently revealed Roman war title Ryse for Xbox One. But it appears that the developer is working on a new tactical action title exclusively for iOS called The Collectibles.


Crytek's Ryse: Son of Rome is an Xbox One launch game

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 10, 2013 12:14pm PDT

Powered by the latest version of CryEngine, the debut Xbox One trailer of Ryse impressed audiences at Microsoft's E3 press conference--even if the gameplay seemed a bit too reliant on QTEs.


"I mean, has anyone ever heard another person say "I like QTE's". "

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Crysis 3 Lost Island DLC coming June 4

By John Keefer, May 30, 2013 8:00am PDT

Crysis 3 is moving out of the Liberty Dome and into the Pacific closer to where the original series began with the just announced Lost Island DLC.


"Agreed, I was pretty excited to read that headline. Crysis returning to an island? Hell yeah! ..."

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Ryse remade into Xbox One exclusive

By John Keefer, May 22, 2013 7:00am PDT

Not much has been heard of Crytek's gladiator-style fighting game Ryse since it was announced for Xbox 360 at E3 2011. But rumors of its shift to Microsoft's next-gen console have been confirmed by the company's website.


"I will only buy this game if I can kick some dude over a bottomless well and scream at him as he ..."

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Crysis 3 achievements out multiplayer DLC

By Steve Watts, May 16, 2013 9:00am PDT

A set of achievements appears to have revealed an upcoming multiplayer DLC pack for Crysis 3.


"Might want to try contacting EA instead of Ubisoft. I think they will be more knowledgeable ..."

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Graphics are '60% of the game,' Crytek CEO says

By John Keefer, Apr 12, 2013 3:00pm PDT

"People say that graphics don't matter, but play Crysis and tell me they don't matter. It's always been about graphics driving gameplay," CEO Cevat Yerli said.


"Gothic 2 is my favourite Western RPG. The experience is definitely heightened by its gorgeous ..."

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So, what's new in CryEngine 3?

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 29, 2013 10:30am PDT

As with all engines, CryEngine gets updated all the time. We met up with Crytek at GDC to see what shiny new bells and whistles they've added to their engine.


"Agree. Lens flare has never been an attractive or logical effect. I don't get lens flare in my eyes."

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