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CryEngine 3 SDK offered for free

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CryEngine 3 SDK offered for free

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. The free toolset includes the CryEngine 3 Sandbox level editor, and promises to be updated regularly, "to make sure our community has access to all the advances we make to CryEngine 3."

Curiously, the press release says the free SDK will make "next generation games for PC," omitting the fact that the engine also works on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Read more: What about a commercial release? ยป

"Yeah, they tried with CryEngine 2 but not nearly as much as they have been with 3 so far."
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Kinect for Windows SDK now available

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Kinect for Windows SDK now available

Microsoft promised an official Windows SDK for Kinect, and today it delivers.

A free SDK, including drivers, APIs, device interfaces, and resource materials is now available as a 100MB download on the Microsoft Research website. The company expects to see "another wave of creativity from academic researchers, developers and enthusiasts... in fields far beyond gaming and entertainment" using the tools. There are already thousands of videos of Kinect hacks on YouTube. Read more »

"Holly shit really, damn that's freaking cool I can use this thing, thanks :) "
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