CryEngine News


Crytek's Hunt: Showdown Hits Early Access, New Region Servers Incoming

By Charles Singletary, Feb 23, 2018 9:15am PST

The daily maintenance schedule is set, so strap in for this competitive survival FPS.


"OK, thanks, if it's janky and has more PvE than PvP, I'll definitely hold back."

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Crytek Closing Studios to Focus on CryEngine and 'Premium IPs'

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 20, 2016 8:35am PST

After rumors of unpaid employees, Crytek comes out with a new business plan.


"They tried to turn Crysis into COD, and abandoned what made Crysis 1 Such a great game. A shame ..."

- utgaardsloke see all 7 comments

CryEngine goes pay-what-you-want, optimizes for VR

By Steve Watts, Mar 15, 2016 1:15pm PDT

CryTek introduces a new way to develop on the cheap.


"Get ready for seeing these assets in shitty Steam Greenlight titles for months to come."

- Stimpak Chopra see all 11 comments

Crytek announces PlayStation VR game, Robinson: The Journey

By Daniel Perez, Oct 27, 2015 11:14am PDT

Crytek has announced a new game for the PlayStation VR, called Robinson: The Journey.


CryEngine to offer subscription for $9.99/month

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 19, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Crytek has also revealed that it will be offering a monthly subscription option for their CryEngine.


"no offense, but you're fucking retarded. MechWarrior Online, MechWarrior Living Legends, Far ..."

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CryEngine to fully support Linux

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 11, 2014 7:40am PDT

Crytek has confirmed that the CryEngine now has "full native Linux support." A demo of the engine running on the open source OS will be presented at Game Developers Conference next week.


"hopefully it won't take them forever. i'm going to pull my windows drive out of my pc soon, ..."

- harold.johnson see all 10 comments

Arkane using CryEngine for next game

By Steve Watts, Oct 31, 2013 7:00am PDT

Arkane Studios, the developer of last year's Dishonored, is switching to CryEngine for its next project.


"It's Prey 2. Arkane Austin are working on Prey 2, while Lyon are working on Dishonored 2. Crytek ..."

- Dr Proton see all 8 comments

CryEngine drops numbered versions, gets fancy tech demo

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 22, 2013 9:00am PDT

Crytek have launched a new version of its CryEngine. But, don't call it "CryEngine 4." The company has dropped numbers entirely, as they describe their middleware "an ever-evolving technology service."


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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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CryEngine 3.4 video shows off enhanced tessellation, faces

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 13, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Crytek has released an update to their CryEngine 3 SDK, promising to make future games just a tad bit prettier.


"Also funny that Quake 3 had tesselation over a decade ago yet it is not common place in games in ..."

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CryEngine used for skiing game titled 'Snow'

By Steve Watts, Nov 02, 2011 6:45pm PDT

Indie developer Poppermost Productions showed off the debut trailer for Snow today, a skiing and snowboarding game. The team plans to release iterations of the game to encourage feedback on the finished product.


"Looks good. Hope it's a bit more simulation and less like the craziness of SSX. I miss the ..."

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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 ..."

- PointlesS76 see all 13 comments