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  • Blog Post: Crysis And Crysis 2 Multiplayer Servers Shutting Down

    If you want to play a game's multiplayer these days you pretty much have to play it while the game is hot, because a few years down the road you might not be able to get online with the title. Case in point: The servers that Crytek use for Crysis and Crysis 2 multiplayer will be shutting down on... More
  • Blog Post: Crytek Announces Royalty-Free CryEngine Licensing Subscription Plan

    Today, Crytek announced its "Engine-as-a-Service" (EaaS) program, which allows developers to take advantage of its CryEngine technology and development tools for a monthly fee. The service will begin in May of this year, and will offer multiple tiers of service. The first tier will offer access... More
  • Blog Post: "Suspicious Activity" Causes Crytek Websites To Go Offline

    It's unclear exactly what has caused Crytek's family of websites to go offline, but it appears that some kind of security breach has occurred. Currently, Crydev.net, Crytek.com, Mycryengine.com, and MyCrysis.com are all displaying the message seen above. GFACE.com, Crysis.com, and Warface.com... More
  • Blog Post: Crytek Says Upcoming Console Generation Will Be Closer To PC Development

    Crytek's CEO and president Cevat Yerli says that the next generation of consoles will have much more in common with traditional PC development, giving PC focused developers the upper-hand in creating games when compared to developers of the current generation who focus solely on developing for consoles... More
  • Blog Post: Crysis 3 Demo Showcases CryEngine 3 Upgrades

    Crysis 3 is one of the best looking games on the market, but if you need further proof of the game's technical chops, take a look at this In the 25-minute video on the game's tech. Senior field applications engineer Sean Tracy displays the lighting behavior, surface reflections, and cloth effects... More
  • Blog Post: PSN Summer Sale Starts On Tuesday

    A number of games are getting mark-downs on the PlayStation Network in honor of the weather being spectacular. It's warm outside, but don't let that pull you from the warm glow of your television, especially when games like Infamous: Festival of Blood, Shadow of the Colossus, Crysis, and Jurassic... More
  • Blog Post: We Tear Up Over Crysis 3’s Sharp Graphics

    Update: Take a peek at the newly-released trailer for Crysis 3. Original Story During EA’s E3 press conference, Crytek showed off the latest entry in its sci-fi shooter series, Crysis. During the company's demo, Crysis 3 protagonist Prophet shoots up a small tropical island, kicks a generator... More
  • Blog Post: Crytek Is Backing A New Social Gaming Network Called GFACE

    Crytek, the development studio behind Crysis, is backing a new social network with a weird name called GFACE. I assume that the name has been chosen so that people will hear the words "face" and "social network" in the same sentence, get excited about Facebook, and then by the time... More
  • Blog Post: Review Round-Up: Rage, Dark Souls, And More

    I hope you like reviews! With GI neck-deep in the middle of crazy release season, we published no less than 11 reviews this week for games ranging from totally awesome to completely awful. Here's the full round-up. Be sure to click through to read the full reviews. The Binding Of Isaac (PC) - "The... More
  • Blog Post: Release Date For Downloadable Crysis Announced

    EA pleasantly surprised PS3 and Xbox 360 owners earlier this month when it announced that the original Crysis will be coming to consoles as a downloadable title. The pleasant surprises keep on coming, as now EA has confirmed the release date for the port, which won't take long to get here. Crysis... More
  • Blog Post: Crytek Is Excited About The Wii U

    Crytek founder Avni Yerli and director of global business development Carl Jones have both expressed excitement about the Wii U and its processing power in an interview with gamesindustry.biz . Crytek has been working with Wii U development kits and Yerli says that the team in Nottingham is, "very... More
  • Blog Post: Original Crysis Coming To XBLA/PSN

    Earlier this summer, the ESRB and other worldwide ratings boards let slip that EA was looking to bring 2007's PC title Crysis to consoles, and today the company has confirmed it. The single-player portion of the game will be available as a downloadable title for Xbox 360 and PS3 sometime in October... More
  • Blog Post: Crytek Co-Founder Responds To Allegations From Ex-Employee

    Last week a blog appeared accusing Crysis developer Crytek of poor working conditions and a "hire and fire" mentality. Earlier this week, Crytek co-founder Avni Yerli responded to these claims. Speaking to Develop , Yerli called the accusations "completely misleading" and said that... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Crytek's New IP Is A Shooter

    After Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli made some enigmatic remarks about an inde-friendly new IP, an employee resume may have spilled a few more details about the upcoming project. According to the resume of gameplay programmer David Ramos, one of the projects he has worked on is "new IP, shooter genre, TBA... More
  • Blog Post: EA Explains Crysis 2's Removal From Steam

    When Crysis 2 and a handful of other Electronic Arts titles disappeared from the Steam download service, many assumed that EA was making more PC games exclusive to its new Origin download service. But despite remarks from EA Games president Frank Gibeau last month , apparently this is not the case. In... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Crysis Coming To 360, PS3

    That unending font of release leaks that we know and love as the ESRB has a listing up for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of the original Crysis, which has never appeared on console. The first leak came out of South Korea's rating agency this time, though, so it's a little different. Industrious... More
  • Blog Post: Pick Up Crysis For Bargain Bin Price On Steam

    Haven't played Crytek's sandbox shooter yet? For one day only, you can score the original Crysis for $7.49 and its Warhead expansion for $4.99 on Valve's digital distribution platform. If you want both, spring for the Crysis Maximum Edition, which goes for $10. The special EA Week sale ends... More
  • Blog Post: Sequels Sell: Dragon Age 2, Crysis 2, Dead Space 2 All Hit Over 2 Million Sales

    Ever feel like you're drowning in sequels? We feel you. Sequels are big business, though, and Electronic Arts has the evidence to show it. As part of its announcement of results from the fourth quarter of its fiscal year, EA revealed that Crysis 2, Dragon Age 2, and Dead Space 2 have all surpassed... More
  • Blog Post: Over 250 Colleges Have Requested The Crysis 2 Engine

    Developer Crytek made an offer to universities with the CryEngine 3 educational program, and over 250 colleges have requested the engine. "We are absolutely delighted by the huge interest that academics from all around the globe have shown in CryEngine 3," says Crytek's Carl Jones. Several... More
  • Blog Post: Pokémon Rules March 2011 NPDs

    We've got the latest video game sales report from NPD, and in news that should surprise very few people, the Nintendo DS and the newly-launching Pokémon White and Black are the top sellers from March 2011. According to NPD, if they were listing sales based on individual SKUs, Pokémon... More
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