Crytek News


CryEngine 3 SDK offered for free

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 17, 2011 5:00pm PDT

The battle of the engines continues. Crytek has announced that the SDK for its CryEngine 3 will be free--not unlike the competing Unreal Engine 3 from Epic Games.


"Yeah, they tried with CryEngine 2 but not nearly as much as they have been with 3 so far."

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Crytek's Warface getting Western release in 2012

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 17, 2011 6:00am PDT

Crytek's sillily-named, free-to-play shooter will get a Western release in 2012, the Crysis creator has announced. Previously, it was only confirmed for South Korea and China.


Crytek working on new multiplatform shooter IP

By Steve Watts, Jul 29, 2011 9:30am PDT

Crytek has reportedly canceled a shooter titled Redemption, and is working on a new, unannounced shooter as well.


"I heard they were redefining FPS by having you play as a soldier who shoots people in realistic ..."

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Original Crysis rated for PS3 & Xbox 360

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 01, 2011 3:15pm PDT

It appears the original Crysis may be coming to the consoles, according to updated listings in Asia and on the ESRB.


"Treasure, cold mountain, vulcano, savanna2jungle, and many many more. Love these levels because ..."

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Crytek reveals Kinect-controlled Ryse

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 06, 2011 10:26am PDT

Crysis developer Crytek has revealed a first-person melee combat game set in Ancient Rome, and controlled with Kinect gestures.


"hmmm looks like fun.. until one of the inlaws kids comes over and kicks in my plasma tv"

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Crytek plans indie-friendly CryEngine licensing

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 16, 2011 11:45am PDT

Epic's indie-friendly Unreal Development Kit is to receive competition from Crytek and its Crysis 2-powering CryEngine.


"It's not that it's bad, but rather it's eye fatigue. It's kind of sad when you can look at a ..."

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Crytek Secures Chinese Publisher for Warface, Trailer Shows Pre-Alpha Gameplay

By Brian Leahy, Dec 14, 2010 2:00pm PST

Crytek's awkwardly-named Warface, its new CryENGINE 3-powered free-to-play shooter for Asian markets, has secured a publisher for China. Tencent will publish the game in the country and introduce it to the market there, which should give the game a decent


"Wht the fuck tis looks AWESOME!!!! YOure telling me... ill never play this? :( [goes to ..."

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Crytek Gets Its Warface on With Free-to-Play Shooter

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 26, 2010 6:00am PST

Crysis developer Crytek has announced that it's working on a free-to-play multiplayer shooter for Asian markets, powered by the engine behind...


"But it would undoubtedly result in some of the best box art ever."

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Nexuiz Using CryENGINE 3 for Upcoming Console Port

By Brian Leahy, Jul 13, 2010 2:30pm PDT

Nexuiz, originally released on the PC, Mac, and Linux in 2005 using a heavily modified Quake engine, is in development for release on PSN and Xbox...


"I understand the frustration that some people have on open source stuff. The same thing ..."

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Crysis Dev Making Xbox 360 Exclusive

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 14, 2010 11:09am PDT

Crysis developer Crytek is developing an Xbox 360 exclusive currently known only as "Codename: Kingdoms," Microsoft has revealed during its E3 press conference. The reveal was lig


"lol that comment makes no sense. So you have a ps3 so you're pissed that it's not coming to your ..."

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Rumor: Crytek Hiring for MMO Project

By Jeff Mattas, Jun 01, 2010 3:40pm PDT

Thanks to games like Far Cry and Crysis, developer Crytek has firmly cemented itself as a purveyor of visually stunning first-person shooters....


"They can't stick to that when over 50% of people playing their games haven't paid for it."

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Free CryEngine 3 Standalone Release Planned

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 13, 2010 6:50am PDT

Crysis developer Crytek is planning to release a free standalone edition of its Crysis 2-powering CryTek 3 engine, Develop reports, following in the footsteps of the


"I'm still a huge fan of my penif. Extremely powerful and simple to use. "

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Altered Carbon Author Working with EA on Three Games

By Garnett Lee, Nov 03, 2009 6:10pm PST

Author Richard Morgan, best known for his cyberpunk sci-fi novel Altered Carbon, revealed on his blog that he's been working with Electronic Arts...


"lol, kovacs gets crazy poonani :) he does seem to throw it in, but i dont mind"

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Multi-platform Crysis 2 Officially Announced

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 01, 2009 4:03am PDT

EA Partners will publish Crysis 2, Electronic Arts and CryTek announced today. Though devoid of any details on the game and no release date...


"I agree, but i think we are a dying breed, regardless of the bad reviews the game got I loved it"

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Crysis Developer Files Three New Trademarks

By Chris Faylor, Apr 08, 2009 3:21pm PDT

Crytek, developer of the Crysis games and the CryEngine technology behind them, has filed for three new trademarks-- Gface, Carvatar, and...


"I think the new wolfenstein will be able to resurrect our interest in WW2 games again"

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