Crytek GmbH today unveiled their ninth worldwide studio, situated in Austin, Texas, USA. Crytek USA Corp. is the company’s first US-based studio and is ideally placed to embrace exciting new game, engine and business development opportunities in North America and beyond. ‘Crytek has always enjoyed a special relationship with gamers and business partners in North America, so establishing a permanent presence in the US was a natural step,’ said Crytek CEO, Cevat Yerli. ‘We are extremely excited about the work that we will be undertaking from our strategic new location in Austin, with David Adams and his team of 35 … Continue reading Crytek Opens New Texas Studio
Crytek GmbH today announced the official opening of Crytek Istanbul, the eighth addition to their worldwide family of studios. The official launch of Crytek Istanbul took place at the city’s Cıragan Palace, with Turkey’s Minister of Science, Industry and Technology, Nihat Erg’n, in attendance to welcome the announcement. Supporting the growth of Crytek’s free-to-play business, Crytek Istanbul will focus their energy on Crytek’s Warface and GFACE brands, as well as overseeing the growth of the CryENGINE business in Turkey, and the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region. Cevat Yerli, CEO of Crytek GmbH, expressed his excitement at the unveiling … Continue reading Crytek Opens New Istanbul Office
Following the announcement last week of the partnership between EA, Crytek, and filmmaker Albert Hughes, the developers are happy to reveal the first episode of the 7 Wonders of Crysis 3 series entitled ‘Hell of a Town.’ Watch as Prophet returns to an imprisoned New York City, trapped within the confines of the CELL Corporation’s Nanodome, in this all new video directed by Mr. Hughes. The Liberty Dome has transformed much of New York City into an urban rainforest, teaming with overgrown trees, dense swamplands, and raging rivers. The dangers of this new environment will demand advanced weapons & tactics … Continue reading Crysis 3 Hell Of A Town Movie
Players will soon be able to get their hands on Crytek’s Fibble ‘ Flick ‘n’ Roll in an exciting new form on the new Kindle Fire HD from Amazon. A dazzling physics-based puzzler, Fibble ‘ Flick ‘n’ Roll will be available for Kindle Fire HD, inviting players to guide extraterrestrial explorer Fibble through colorful levels that will put their logic, skill and reflexes to the test. Two brand new areas feature in the Kindle Fire HD version of Fibble ‘ Flick ‘n’ Roll, with the Holiday Hop and Summer Spin environments bringing the total number of levels on offer to … Continue reading Crytek Making Fibble For Kindle Fire HD
Red 5 Studios announces its newest addition to the "tribe," former Crytek team lead, Ury Zhilinsky. As Senior Graphics Programmer, Ury is the latest AAA developer to join the studio’s talented team – which includes former WoW, Tribes, and MAG developers. Ury brings more than 10 years of experience, including leadership and development roles at Crytek, Germany, where he was Senior R&D Graphics Programmer and R&D Manager. He specializes in next-gen engine development, having worked on Crysis 2 and the world renowned, CryENGINE 3. "We’re still a relatively small team here at Red 5 Studios because we’ve been very selective … Continue reading Crytek Team Lead Ury Zhilinsky Joins Red 5 Studios
THQ Inc., (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced that the next title in its Homefront franchise will be developed by multi-award winning FPS veterans Crytek. "Selecting Crytek to take Homefront forward underscores our strategy of working with the industry’s best talent," said Danny Bilson, EVP Core Games, THQ. "Homefront’s unique setting and storyline captivated gamers the world over. With Crytek’s industry leading technology and legendary experience in the FPS genre, we’re supremely confident that the next Homefront will deliver that AAA-quality experience that players demand." "We see Homefront as a really strong universe that has a lot of potential and that has … Continue reading Homefront 2 In Development At Crytek
Following on the heels of the stunningly beautiful original game that melted PCs everywhere, Crysis 2 hits the ground running for both PCs and next generation consoles. But is this advanced shooter worth the hype?