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German game maker Crytek is reportedly in financial trouble, resulting in delayed payments to employees, which has forced the staff of its UK division to stop working for the company.
As promised earlier this year, Crytek is now offering the full CryEngine development tools to anyone who wants to make games for a price of $9.90 a month, but the engine is currently just for Windows.
Sean Tracy at Crytek USA says that "8 gigs can easily be filled up," due to concerns over memory constraints. He added that "games will quickly hit the ceiling of a few gigs of ram."
Crytek is apparently answering Epic Games' offer of Unreal Engine 4 for $19 a month with its own plan to release the full version of its CryEngine tools for just $9.90 a month starting in May.
Microsoft has announced it will cut the price to download Ryse: Son of Rome for the Xbox One to $39.99 from February 18-24, in its first experiment with variable prices for digital Xbox One games.
Microsoft has announced it will offer a Season Pass of post-release content for the Xbox One launch title Ryse: Son of Rome, which will include four DLC packs for $19.99.
Microsoft has confirmed that it will offer a four part live action web series based on the Xbox One launch title "Ryse: Son of Rome," with the first episode coming Nov. 5.
Microsoft could be making a live action web series based on the upcoming Xbox One launch title Ryse: Son of Rome, based on an image that popped up briefly on the Xbox website.
Microsoft has revealed that the Xbox One launch title Ryse will support a way to purchase armor packs for multiplayer using real money but adds that the feature is purely optional.
We played a small portion of "Ryse," the upcoming third-person action game from developer Crytek that is being made as an exclusive launch title for Microsoft's Xbox One console.
More games have now been confirmed to be coming to Microsoft's Xbox One game console, including Ryse, a game that was first announced for the Xbox 360 console three years ago.
Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli said today that the upcoming future game consoles won't be able to surpass a current high-end gaming PC in terms of its hardware and performance.
Crytek has announced it will launch its first US-based game development studio in Austin, Texas, which will have 35 team members that were formerly a part of the now shut down THQ-owned Vigil Games.
Crytek and Electronic Arts will launch an open multiplayer beta test for the upcoming first person shooter Crysis 3 for the PC and other platforms starting on January 29th.
The official Crysis 3 website has revealed the minimal, recommended and high performance PC system requirements for the upcoming sci-fi shooter sequel from Crytek and EA, with no Windows XP support.
Developer Crytek is already thinking about the next game in the Crysis series after Crysis 3 is released in February 2013, but it won't be a direct continuation of the sci-fi shooter series.
A new trailer for Crysis 3 has surfaced from the folks at Crytek and EA, and it shows off the beautiful CryEngine 3 alongside some of the features you can expect in the multiplayer component
Cevat Yerli, CEO of Crytek, says that the company is currently in a transistional phase, turning its focus towards the free to play, online market, and away from traditional distribution methods.
A banner inside the LA Convention Center for E3 2012 reveals that Trion will be the US publisher for Warface, the upcoming free-to-play shooter from developer Crytek
After being pulled from Steam soon after its release, Crysis 2 now returns to Valve's PC download service. The Crysis 2 Maximum Edition includes the game's DLC content in one bundle.
An interview with a spokesperson for Crytek has confirmed that a fourth TimeSplitters title is not currently in active development, despite previous rumors of a next-gen release.
Even though the Xbox 360 and PS3 don't have DX11-compatible hardware, Crysis 3 developer Crytek is claiming its upcoming shooter will have DirectX 11-quality graphics on the two consoles.
Crytek and EA have released the full reveal trailer for Crysis 3, showing off in-engine gameplay from the first person shooter sequel that's due out in spring 2013.
Crytek employees are answering fan questions on Twitter, revealing Crysis 3 will be similar to the original's non-linear gameplay and have new anti-aliasing options.
As promised, Crytek and EA have announced plans to release the first person shooter sequel Crysis 3 in spring 2013. Pre-orders for the game are already being taken for early unlocks of content.
Electronic Arts has admitted that Crysis 3 is in the works and will officially be announced April 16th, after images of the game's box cover were leaked to the Internet today.
The PC version of Crytek's latest sci-fi first person shooter Crysis 2 was the most pirated game on the Internet in 2011, according to a new story, with Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 coming in second.
A new rumor claims that Ryse, the upcoming Crytek developed Kinect-based action game, will now be released for the next generation Xbox console, rather than for the Xbox 360.
THQ announced today that Crytek will develop the next game in its Homefront first person shooter series with a projected release date sometime in 2013 or early 2014.
Xbox 360 and PS3 console gamers will finally be able to play the first entry in the Crysis first person shooter series when it is released via download in October.
Crytek's co-founder defends the game developer from accusations of bad working conditions after a blog posted by an anonymous writer claims that Crytek treats employees as "disposable pieces of meat."
As promised, Crysis 2 developer Crytek has released a free version of its CryEngine 3 game development tools allowing people to create stand alone game titles for free.
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According to a rumor in the Official PlayStation Magazine UK, the TimeSplitters franchise could be making its return again soon, with a fourth title to be announced.
Microsoft and game developer Crytek are now working together on the upcoming Xbox 360 game Ryse but long before that game was announced Microsoft had conversation with Crytek about working with them on first-party based...
It would appear that the original Crysis could be making its way to both the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, if information posted by the ESRB (Entertainment Software Ratings Board) on their own website rings...
As promised, Crytek has finally allowed PC gamers with high end gaming rigs to amp up the graphical goodness on the game developer's recent sci-fi shooter Crysis 2. The developer has release three separate files...
PC gamers who were disappointed that Crytek's latest game, the sci-fi shooter sequel Crysis 2, didn't come with DirectX 11 graphics support out of the box will finally have their patience rewarded in the next...
Earlier this week rumors hit the Internet that game developer Crytek had gotten access to an early hardware build for Microsoft's next generation game console. The report, which was first posted on Videogamer.com via unnamed...
A day after the PC version of Crysis 2 was pulled from sale from Valve's popular Steam download site, the sci-fi first person shooter's publisher Electronic Arts is now speaking out. In a statement to...
Crytek's sci- fi shooter sequel Crysis 2 has been removed from sale on Valve's popular PC game download service Steam while still being made available for purchase and download from other rival download sites such...
We are still just under a year before E3 2012 will start in Los Angeles but already the rumors have already started about what will be revealed in Los Angeles on June 5-7 2012. Videogamer.com...
Crytek's CryEngine 3 game development tools have scored a major new license but its not for a commercial game. A press release from Intelligent Decisions has announced that the tools and game graphics engine will...
Crysis 2 came out last March and since then the sci-fi first person shooter sequel from developer Crytek and publisher Electronic Arts has officially sold over 2 million copies. Now EA has just announced plans...
Crytek, the company behind Crysis 2 and its CryEngine 3 game development software, is rumored to have plans to let go some of its workers at one of its many studios. Gamasutra reports that between...
The first public video of the highly anticipated first-person shooter Crysis 2 premiered at Times Square in New York City on Wednesday. The video was watched by hundreds of spectators who were gathered at the...
EA have just announced the sequel to 2007's hit PC title, Crysis 2, releasing on Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. So far they haven't released any details on the new game or any...
Crytek is offering a free trial version of Crysis Wars, the online multiplayer component of their well known and critically acclaimed Crysis series. It starts today, Thursday, April 9th and lasts until Friday, April 17th....
Crytek, the developer behind games such as Far Cry and Crysis Warhead, announced last week that they will be presenting their third generation engine at the upcoming Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. CryENGINE...