Crytek News


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"

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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 ..."

- squeakychimp see all 6 comments

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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Darksiders devs to bid on franchise rights, 'belongs in the hands of its creators'

By Steve Watts, Mar 28, 2013 3:20pm PDT

Crytek USA CEO David Adams has said he plans to bid on the Darksiders IP when it goes up for auction, claiming he wants to bring it "home with its creators."


"Great! I hope it happens. I'd like to see them finish the series."

- VoodooThursday see all 4 comments

Crysis 3 Wii U was made but 'had to die'

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 04, 2013 7:30am PST

The Wii U is a reasonably powerful piece of kit, so how come the recent launch of Crysis 3 skipped it? Developer Crytek did actually have the supersuit shooter up and running on Nintendo's new console, CEO Cevat Yerli has revealed, but the powers that be wouldn't commit to ...


"Apparently the sound in the 360 version had to die too, man is it choppy. "

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Crysis gets Oculus Rift mod

By Steve Watts, Feb 27, 2013 12:45pm PST

An Oculus Rift mod provides head-tracking support for Crysis, Crysis Wars, and CryEngine 3.


"Thanks to the Oculus Rift I can no longer differentiate between the real world and fantasy. Am I ..."

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