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CryEngine is holding back TimeSplitters Rewind

TimeSplitters Rewind has had a long and tough road of development, with the voluntary team revealing that they are currently at an impasse where hard choices need to be made. Progress on the game has halted and while the team are waiting for Crytek to update its engine, there might …

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Crytek to shutter five of its seven studios

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Following news that months have gone by without many of Crytek’s employees being paid at all, the long-time video game company has now announced that it is closing five of its seven studios. While Frankfurt and Kiev-based studios will remain, those in Hungary, Bulgaria, South Korea, China and Turkey will …

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Crytek launches CryEngine V with new business model

CryEngine has proven to be one of the more impressive graphical engines since its debut with version 1. Now today, Crytek is launching CryEngine V and has also announced a change in business model, allowing developers wanting to use the engine to ‘pay what they want’. “CRYENGINE V launches today …

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Crytek wants to develop virtual reality games

Crytek, the studio behind Crysis, the original Far Cry and the CryEngine, is looking to start developing for virtual reality, hoping to one day deliver a “fully-fleshed VR experience”. The developer is currently experimenting with virtual reality and has some future plans in place. During an interview with Gamespot, Crytek …

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Ryse gets fidelity boost on PC

Ryse: Son of Rome, originally an Xbox One exclusive, caused developer Crytek a lot of problems, as despite being a beautiful rendering of what new-gen games could look like, its gameplay was lacklustre, with quick time events galore and repetitive combat. However now in an effort to recoup a little …

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Crytek wants to fix its damaged reputation

Crytek hasn’t been in good shape recently, it lost a fair amount of staff members and had to sell off the Homefront IP in addition to its UK studio development staff to Publisher, Deep Silver. However, the company is now looking to move forward and fix its damaged reputation according …

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Crytek’s UK employees stopped going to work

It might have only just released Warface to the world like it’s business as usual, but all is not well at Crytek. We heard late last month that many staff at the UK arm of the developer were paid as little as £700 for a month’s work and now there’s …

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Crytek UK developers were only paid £700 last month

We already know that Crytek seems to be in financial trouble, the company has reportedly cancelled its sequel to Ryse Son of Rome after the Xbox One launch title flopped and staff are leaving left, right and centre. It turns out that the developers currently working on Homefront 2 haven’t …

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Crytek, Epic make engines available on subscription

If you’re an indie developer that always wanted to build a game using the prettiest engines in the world, but could never afford it, then today’s your lucky day. Both Epic Games and Crytek have announced that they’re making their respective engines available to anyone for a low monthly fee. …

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Star Citizen developer hires fan video maker

Star Citizen it’s just the biggest crowd funded project ever, but it’s also garnering a seriously rabid fan base around it, with early backers already thinking ahead to what the game will be like at full release. Some fans have even been making videos using some of the few assets …

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Well the new Cryengine is pretty

As you might expect, Crytek, the makers of all the Cry franchises (Far Cry and Crysis), has announced a new version of its CryEngine back-end development tool and game engine, though this time around it’s not numbering it: simply calling it, CryEngine. We can call it CryEngine 4 all we …

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CryEngine 3 licensed for Digital Visualization Projects

Crytek GmbH (Crytek) announced that it closed a licensing deal for CryENGINE 3, its proprietary real-time development solution, with Crystal CG, a world leading digital image service provider. Crystal CG is dedicated to providing customized solutions based on 3D digital visualization technologies and has been working on a number of …

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