Crytek News


Crytek working on The Collectibles for iOS

By John Keefer, Jun 19, 2013 3:15pm PDT

Crytek likes action games, given the Far Cry and Crysis series, and the recently revealed Roman war title Ryse for Xbox One. But it appears that the developer is working on a new tactical action title exclusively for iOS called The Collectibles.


Crytek's Ryse: Son of Rome is an Xbox One launch game

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 10, 2013 12:14pm PDT

Powered by the latest version of CryEngine, the debut Xbox One trailer of Ryse impressed audiences at Microsoft's E3 press conference--even if the gameplay seemed a bit too reliant on QTEs.


"I mean, has anyone ever heard another person say "I like QTE's". "

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Crysis 3 Lost Island DLC coming June 4

By John Keefer, May 30, 2013 8:00am PDT

Crysis 3 is moving out of the Liberty Dome and into the Pacific closer to where the original series began with the just announced Lost Island DLC.


"Agreed, I was pretty excited to read that headline. Crysis returning to an island? Hell yeah! ..."

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Ryse remade into Xbox One exclusive

By John Keefer, May 22, 2013 7:00am PDT

Not much has been heard of Crytek's gladiator-style fighting game Ryse since it was announced for Xbox 360 at E3 2011. But rumors of its shift to Microsoft's next-gen console have been confirmed by the company's website.


"I will only buy this game if I can kick some dude over a bottomless well and scream at him as he ..."

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Crysis 3 achievements out multiplayer DLC

By Steve Watts, May 16, 2013 9:00am PDT

A set of achievements appears to have revealed an upcoming multiplayer DLC pack for Crysis 3.


"Might want to try contacting EA instead of Ubisoft. I think they will be more knowledgeable ..."

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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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Darksiders devs to bid on franchise rights, 'belongs in the hands of its creators'

By Steve Watts, Mar 28, 2013 3:20pm PDT

Crytek USA CEO David Adams has said he plans to bid on the Darksiders IP when it goes up for auction, claiming he wants to bring it "home with its creators."


"Great! I hope it happens. I'd like to see them finish the series."

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Crysis 3 Wii U was made but 'had to die'

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 04, 2013 7:30am PST

The Wii U is a reasonably powerful piece of kit, so how come the recent launch of Crysis 3 skipped it? Developer Crytek did actually have the supersuit shooter up and running on Nintendo's new console, CEO Cevat Yerli has revealed, but the powers that be wouldn't commit to ...


"Apparently the sound in the 360 version had to die too, man is it choppy. "

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Crysis gets Oculus Rift mod

By Steve Watts, Feb 27, 2013 12:45pm PST

An Oculus Rift mod provides head-tracking support for Crysis, Crysis Wars, and CryEngine 3.


"Thanks to the Oculus Rift I can no longer differentiate between the real world and fantasy. Am I ..."

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Crytek head says next-gen consoles 'impossible' to match PCs

By Steve Watts, Feb 19, 2013 10:30am PST

Crytek head Cevat Yerli talks about the hurdles faced by Sony and Microsoft, claiming it is "impossible" for a reasonably-priced console to match high-end gaming PCs.


"Actually, most console games are barely rendered at 720p (at least on the Xbox, lots of games ..."

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Crysis 3 single-player review: looks can kill

By John Keefer, Feb 19, 2013 6:00am PST

Crysis 3 encourages creative experimentation with its array of weapons and nanosuit powers. It's also very pretty. We review the PC version of Crysis 3.


"I downloaded this game for free from Mygame9.com . Other wasted their money in buying it."

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Crysis 3 trailer deploys ZZ Top

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 12, 2013 9:00am PST

An earlier Crysis 3 trailer wanted to inspire awkward feelings of awe and arousal for one of the FPS's guns, apparently. Now a new commercial wants to spark similar desires for its protagonist, with a little help from ZZ Top. Boys want to be him, I guess, and girls want to b...


"Better than crappy dubstep that has been gracing most game trailers as of lately..."

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Crytek still planning retail games ahead of F2P switch

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 11, 2013 6:00pm PST

Crytek has spoken before about its hopes for free-to-play, hoping to escape the conventional retail model and solely make free-to-play games. The Crysis developer doesn't feel quite ready to make the switch yet but whether it takes two years or five, CEO Cevat Yerli has said...


"Warface is the new F2P running on the crytek engine right? If so this is pretty redundant, its ..."

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Crytek opens new US studio, will be 'new start' for Vigil

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 28, 2013 2:00pm PST

The newly-formed Crytek USA promises to take some of the talent lost at Vigil, offering "a new start" for members of that team.


"Thats why I want to live there. California sucks for having a hard time finding a job."

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