PC, PS3, XB360 / Action / Release: Nov 16, 2007 / ESRB: M


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Crysis & Crysis 2 to be affected by GameSpy shutdown

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Crysis & Crysis 2 to be affected by GameSpy shutdown

GameSpy's online services will be shut down on May 31. Some publishers are actively finding a way to make their multiplayer games work. For example, older Battlefield games will continue operating, as will Arma. Developers like Capcom and Epic Games are planning workarounds. But, one franchise's legacy games will close its online doors come May 31: Crysis.

Read more: What other publishers are ready? »

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Crysis gets Oculus Rift mod

Crysis gets Oculus Rift mod

A game most famous for its beautiful visuals can be beamed directly into your eyeballs, thanks to some clever modding for the Oculus Rift. Modder Nathan Andrews, who previously worked on Half-Life and Black Mesa mods for the VR device, has started cracking into the CryEngine and produced a neat proof-of-concept video to prove it.

Read more: Crysis, Crysis Wars, and CryEngine 3 supported »

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MechWarrior: Living Legends final version released as rights withdrawn

MechWarrior: Living Legends final version released as rights withdrawn

Three years after launching, stompy robot Crysis mod MechWarrior: Living Legends has released its very final version. The gang at Wandering Samurai Studios still have more they'd like to do but, alas, their license to use the MechWarrior property is up. So, download Living Legends 0.7.0 and see it out with a plasma blast.

Read more: "We present to you this culmination of 6 years of work" »

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Crysis 3 pre-order includes original Crysis

Crysis 3 pre-order includes original Crysis

Pre-ordering Crysis 3 will get you a free copy of the original game, EA and Crytek announced today. The offer is good across all platforms, thanks to last year's console port of the first game.

Read more: Hunter Edition perks for pre-orders »

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PSN Summer Sale starts next week

PSN Summer Sale starts next week

Summer tends to slow down for game releases, making it a good time to catch up with ones you may have missed. If you're looking for a few on the cheap, the PlayStation Network "Summer Sale" kicks off next Tuesday, giving a 30% discount on several games for a full week. If you're a PlayStation Plus member, you'll get a 50% discount.

Read more: The full sales line-up »

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GameFly discounts Crysis 1 and 2, Brink

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GameFly discounts Crysis 1 and 2, Brink

With Crysis 3 recently announced, you need to hone those skills for the Urban Jungle. Now is the time to go back and check out the original two games in the series in case you missed them the first time around. GameFly Digital is discounting them this weekend

Read more: Save 75 percent on Brink »

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Crysis dated for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Crysis dated for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Crysis, originally a PC-only powerhouse game that served as the perfect showpiece for your rig, recently received an announcement of impending console ports. Now we've learned that you won't have to wait much longer if you're a console player who missed out on the initial release. The game is set to release on October 4.

Read more: Price and new features »

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Crysis 1 'remastered' for Xbox 360 and PS3

Crysis 1 'remastered' for Xbox 360 and PS3

Two months after a console version of Crysis was spotted in a ratings database, Crytek has announced a "remastered" version of the original Crysis for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network this October. Though Crysis 2 hit Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 as well, the 2007 original was only ever released on PC.

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Original Crysis rated for PS3 & Xbox 360

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Original Crysis rated for PS3 & Xbox 360

"Can It Run Crysis?"

Gamers that played Crysis 2 on the PS3 or Xbox 360 unlocked the tongue-in-cheek achievement after running through the tutorial. But, while the consoles could run the CryEngine 3-powered sequel, many gamers wondered if it would be able to play the benchmark of benchmarks: the original Crysis. Read more »

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Pirates of the Burning Sea Newest MMORPG to Transition to Free-to-play

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The hottest new trend in MMORPG business is transitioning a subscription-based game into a free-to-play game and Flying Lab Software's Pirates of the Burning Sea is the latest to make the change (via Massively).

As such, it is also subject to the requisite features matrix, which breaks down the differences between free, premium, and subscription accounts. Additional content will also be available for purchase "at Treasure Aisle, the new in-game store." Read more »

"I think this was a really smart move. This game is pretty much a pirate themed EVE lite. So most ..."
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Shack PSA: Steam Discounts Borderlands, Max and the Magic Marker and More

[Update: 12:41pm] Steam has updated the sale again, replacing Crysis with the Crysis: Maximum Edition for $19.99. Crysis remains $14.99 alone. Earlier, Day of Defeat was swapped with Day of Defeat: Source; however, Day of Defeat remains 75% off.

Another day, another set of titles on sale during the Perils of Summer promotion on Steam. Make sure to keep your eyes peeled and your wallets at the ready, as a few of the deals we initially reported yesterday were changed soon after they had been announced. Read more »

"What game is everyone else waiting for to go on sale? For me it was Dragon Age(yesterday) so I'm ..."
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'MechWarrior: Living Legends' Crysis Mod Updated

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Open Beta version 0.3.0 of MechWarrior: Living Legends, the Crysis mech combat mod recreating the classic stompy sim, was released over the weekend and can be found in a 1.77GB download over on FileShack.

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"Now if I could only get Mechcommander2 to work under win7 64 :("
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Rumor: Crytek Hiring for MMO Project

Thanks to games like Far Cry and Crysis, developer Crytek has firmly cemented itself as a purveyor of visually stunning first-person shooters. Crysis 2 is just around the corner (the series first foray onto consoles), due out sometime between October and the end of December.

New happenings seem to be afoot at Crytek, however. Based on a recent job posting, Crytek may have another big project in the works - one that is massively-multiplayer in nature. The job post, reprinted from LinkedIn by industry site superannuation, notes that the new position would be responsible for "designing, testing, and implementing as part of the development team, the systems infrastructure for an MMO online game." Read more »

"They may just be implementing MMO capabilities into CryEngine, not necessarily making one ..."
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'MechWarrior: Living Legends' Crysis Mod Stomps Out

The joys of classic mech combat simulator series MechWarrior have come to Crysis with the release of MechWarrior: Living Legends beta v1.0, a 1.43GB mod available on FileShack.

The multiplayer mod boasts customisable mechs, battlesuits, tanks and aircraft by the dozen for players to pilot in objective-based gameplay modes as well as arena duels, all rendered in lovely Cry-o-vision. Read more »

"Where do i unzip or save the file to? My crysis folder i assume?"
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Shack PSA: Crysis Wars Free Through April 17

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Crytek today announced that its Crysis-derived multiplayer game Crysis Wars will be free to play through April 17.

To participate, grab the four-part trial client, install the 1.4 patch, and follow the instructions at to generate a CD-key. Read more »

"breaking the demo into 4 parts and then requiring a patch AND need to register to generate a cd ..."
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