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Crytek produces best looking VR demo yet

“Can it run Crysis?” That was the question many a PC gamer asked of his rig-building friend not too many years ago and though the developer Crytek hasn’t produced anything quite so system breaking since, it’s always been at the forefront of pretty game making. Which is why it’s no …

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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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id Software bags ex-Crytek graphics engineer

Crytek is in a bit of a tough spot at the moment, that much is clear. Unfortunately for it, that means some of its best and brightest talents are likely to look for opportunities elsewhere. One of those people is Tiago Sousa, who has announced that he’s left Crytek as …

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Homefront: The Revolution Director leaves Crytek

It looks like the situation over at Crytek isn’t getting any better as it has been reported that the Director for Homefront: The Revolution has left the company. This follows on from recent reports of unpaid wages, employees leaving and others just not showing up to work at all anymore. …

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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 launches free to play title Warface

Crytek has launched its free to play shooter, Warface, amid reports of the developer’s financial troubles. Warface is the latest free to play title to hit Steam, it has also been made available on the Xbox 360. Crytek is banking on this game being a success as it is promising …

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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 could be in financial trouble, staff unpaid

You’d never think that with the near legendary status Crytek has within the industry for its stunning engine and its games that historically have been the truest benchmark for a system’s ability, it could be that the Crysis developer is in deep financial waters, with some hinting a potential for …

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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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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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Crytek saves Darksiders developers, makes new studio

Vigil

While THQ is now just about done, with many of its properties and studios bought up by other companies, one that was neglected during the auction was Vigil, the developer of the Darksiders gamers. Now though, Crytek has swooped in and saved the day, picking up most of the employees …

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Crytek Warface @ Gamescom

Without doubt, one of the most resource hungry games of all time was Crysis. At launch, it would bring even the most powerful machines to their knees at high resolution/image quality. How strange that the company responsible for such a behemoth would bring its expertise to an online game, but …

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