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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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CryEngine 3 trailer shows off shiny Crysis 3 tech

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 10, 2012 6:45am PDT

At this early hour of the morning, treat your brain to what it really wants--to stare blankly at pretty things which require no processing or thought. Huzzah, then, for a new trailer from Crytek showing off CryEngine 3, its cross-platform engine powering Crysis 3 and other g...


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Enemy Front preview

By Jeff Mattas, May 08, 2012 6:00am PDT

I get an early, pre-alpha look at Enemy Front, an upcoming World War II shooter helmed by Stuart Black, developer of the bombastic 2006 shooter, Black.


"That game is poor show compared to the original DoD. Remake of the original with large maps ..."

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 preview

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 23, 2012 1:00pm PDT

We get an early look at Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2, and come away impressed by the number of significant improvements afforded by developing the sequel using CryEngine 3.


CryEngine 3 licensed for RPG by Warhorse Studios

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 09, 2012 10:45am PST

Warhorse Studios has inked a licensing deal with Crytek enabling them to build a brand new RPG using CryEngine 3.


"He is using the sword as a cross to show his men that they fight for God/have God's blessing. ..."

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US Army training game videos showcase CryEngine 3

By Xav de Matos, Dec 21, 2011 5:15pm PST

Two trailers for the the US Army-exclusive title "Dismounted Training System" has appeared online, showcasing the game's use of Crytek's CryEngine 3.


"i thought that too...they just look off.... though i was reading an article on this on another ..."

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Nexuiz 'reimagining' published by THQ for 2012

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 12, 2011 4:30pm PST

THQ has announced it will publish the "full reimagining" of developer Alien Trap Software's original arena shooter Nexuiz. The updated version is slated to launch on the PC, XBLA, and PSN in 2012.


"Looks like something that would definitely be fun to test out^^"

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MechWarrior Online to use CryEngine 3

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 17, 2011 1:45pm PST

Piranha Games' upcoming MechWarrior Online will use CryEngine 3.


"That was decision based. Cryengine has always had desctruction of anything you wanted and ..."

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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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CryEngine 3 to power free to play shooter Lethal Enterprise

By Garnett Lee, Jul 25, 2011 5:45pm PDT

New World plans to use Crytek's CryEngine 3 to create a free-to-play shooter about the drug war titled Lethal Enterprise.


"That would be amazing if that was actually the plot. Essentially you keep losing money and lives ..."

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Another Studio Forms from ex-GRIN Staffers, Working on CryEngine 3 Downloadable Game

By Brian Leahy, Aug 02, 2010 2:00pm PDT

Whiteout, a new studio with members from the now defunct GRIN (Bionic Commando, Wanted: Weapons of Fate), has been formed with its eyes set on...


"I am interested in experiencing this playable prototype. Please supply me with one copy of it. ..."

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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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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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Extended CryEngine 3 Footage

By Chris Faylor, Mar 25, 2009 4:44pm PDT

More footage from Crytek's multi-platform CryEngine 3 technology has emerged from this year's Game Developers Conference. Over twice the length of the previous trailer, the video offers an extended


"i hope they dont betray the pc, like bring crysis to the xbox and ps3 just to make money :( like ..."

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