Crytek News


Crysis 3 single-player review: looks can kill

By John Keefer, Feb 19, 2013 6:00am PST

Crysis 3 encourages creative experimentation with its array of weapons and nanosuit powers. It's also very pretty. We review the PC version of Crysis 3.


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Crysis 3 trailer deploys ZZ Top

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 12, 2013 9:00am PST

An earlier Crysis 3 trailer wanted to inspire awkward feelings of awe and arousal for one of the FPS's guns, apparently. Now a new commercial wants to spark similar desires for its protagonist, with a little help from ZZ Top. Boys want to be him, I guess, and girls want to b...


"Better than crappy dubstep that has been gracing most game trailers as of lately..."

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Crytek still planning retail games ahead of F2P switch

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 11, 2013 6:00pm PST

Crytek has spoken before about its hopes for free-to-play, hoping to escape the conventional retail model and solely make free-to-play games. The Crysis developer doesn't feel quite ready to make the switch yet but whether it takes two years or five, CEO Cevat Yerli has said...


"Warface is the new F2P running on the crytek engine right? If so this is pretty redundant, its ..."

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Crytek opens new US studio, will be 'new start' for Vigil

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 28, 2013 2:00pm PST

The newly-formed Crytek USA promises to take some of the talent lost at Vigil, offering "a new start" for members of that team.


"Thats why I want to live there. California sucks for having a hard time finding a job."

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THQ studios and games sold to Sega, Koch Media, Crytek, Take 2, and Ubisoft

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 23, 2013 12:30pm PST

In an auctioning process, THQ has sold many of its studios and upcoming games.


"THQ bought them for $10 million and sold them for $26 million, thats a pretty good profit!"

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Crysis 3 multiplayer beta begins January 29

By Steve Watts, Jan 23, 2013 8:15am PST

Crysis 3's multiplayer beta starts next week and lasts through February 12, giving players a chance to try two game modes and two maps before the game launches on February 19.


"For EA, "Beta" = demo. Its supposed to make it sound more important or exclusive."

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Crysis 3 trailer lusts after military hardware

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 16, 2013 11:03am PST

Gosh, aren't guns cool! They're all sleek and shiny, and making loud noises when you kill things. So cool! A new Crysis 3 trailer is dedicated to its new 'Typhoon' super-mega-cool gun, which EA says is "the culmination of 2,000 years of human warfare" and "the purest form of...


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Crytek considered free-to-play multiplayer for Crysis 2 and 3

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 11, 2012 2:30pm PST

Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli talks about making Crysis free-to-play, and how it will make the franchise more accessible.


"What do you mean? F2P games generally require internet connectivity, right? This is the same ..."

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Crysis 3 preview: knowing its niche

By Kat Bailey, Dec 07, 2012 12:00pm PST

At a holiday showcase event dominated by shooters on Wednesday, Crysis 3 stood out as being the most polished and impressive of the bunch.


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Crysis 3 PC system requirements confirmed

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 03, 2012 6:00am PST

PCnauts have become pretty complacent about system requirements of multiplatform games, knowing even a modest gaming PC is faster than the consoles so they should be fine. Crysis 3 is a little less forgiving. The system requirements are confirmed, so you may want to start ey...


"Crysis 2 was released as a no-frills port with DX9 and everyone complained. They patched in ..."

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Crysis 3 trailer shows off alien tech, tunnel warfare

By John Keefer, Nov 14, 2012 3:00pm PST

The urban rainforest of New York City is the playground for Crysis 3, unless you are the CELL troopers trying to stay alive as Prophet silently picks them off with his bow from stealth in his nanosuit. A new trailer shows off single-player action in a new area of the Seven W...


"Seems like a previous usage of the word "boring" that I was unaware of...??"

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Why the next Crysis won't be called 'Crysis 4'

By Steve Watts, Nov 12, 2012 4:45pm PST

Crytek is considering its next steps for the Crysis series after the upcoming Crysis 3, but says it will be a longer-term project due to attempting a more radical shift.


"The suit is flat out cooler in Crysis 1. You zoom between different modes and can actually ..."

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Crysis 3 pre-order includes original Crysis

By Steve Watts, Nov 01, 2012 11:30am PDT

Crysis 3 pre-orders will get a download code for the original Crysis, plus a "Hunter Edition" that includes some some multiplayer perks.


"No, I said Crysis 2 was bad and Crysis 1 was not as good as Far Cry. It was an okay game but ..."

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Crysis 2 gets better HD textures with MaLDoHD mod

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 10, 2012 5:15pm PDT

But for some, Crysis 2 is still not as blisteringly beautiful as it should be. That's where the MaLDoHD mod comes in.


"Wow, some of those original textures look lower-res than the ones from Unreal 1, which came out ..."

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Crysis 3 trailer gives multiplayer overview

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 09, 2012 8:00am PDT

Are you buying Crysis 3 for its multiplayer? No, of course you're not: you're interested in the single-player campaign. However, as you'll be paying for multiplayer anyway, you may as well give it a go before you return to your online vice of choice. A new trailer out today ...


"I actually rather liked Crysis 2 MP. I thought it was a cool mix of superhuman powers and ..."

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