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Crytek’s The Climb VR Game Receives a GDC 2016 Trailer

Crytek is currently working on a very interesting virtual reality game called The Climb, and just as its name suggests, this game is going to be all about climbing. It might not sound like much at…

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Basemark and Crytek Release a VR Score Benchmark

Those of you who want to test your PC in order to see if it can handle VR gaming will definitely want to hear about this new benchmark developed by Basemark and Crytek. Dubbed VRScore, the…

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Crytek’s Back to Dinosaur Island VR Demo Now Available to Download on Steam

Crytek is a studio synonymous with stunning graphical detail which provides a testing ground for premium hardware. Although, this wasn’t the case with Crysis 2 which on launch actually looked worse than its predecessor. Thankfully, Crytek…

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Will DirectX 12 and Cloud Gaming Be Possible for VR Games?

There have undoubtedly been a lot of attempts in introducing Cloud Gaming in the past. The concept is great and it will really help reduce a lot of computing power on a user’s machine, but failed…

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Crytek Expects Mainstream VR to Take 4 Years

Crytek, a developer at the forefront of visual fidelity has predicted widespread VR adoption will take approximately 4 years despite various devices being prepped for the consumer market. David Bowman, the director of production, discussed the…

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CryEngine Gets Support for Linux and SteamOS

It seems that the recent shift in the game engine market strategy is now forcing everyone licensing their own engines to comply with the times. CryTek is known for its CryEngine development platform and we all…

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Crytek Reveales Its Upcoming Virtual Reality Game

Crytek always strived to bring the most immersive user experience on the market. Today, virtual reality might be the key for the company, allowing them to place the player in a world where there are no…

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Crytek Demo E3 Demo “Will Be Really Good”

Crytek are cooking up something special for E3, but as of yet, we have no idea what it will actually be! It’s no secret that Crytek are working on something, they’re a games developer after all!…

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Check out This Awesome Virtual Reality Demo by Crytek!

Remember when you played Crysis 2 for the first time and you got to feast your eyes on those amazing graphics? Remember when Crysis 3 was even better looking? Even though Crytek has run into its…

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Sources Report Amazon Spent $50-70m on CryEngine Licensing Deal

When Crytek experienced financial difficulties last year, an unnamed benefactor bailed the game company out, and now sources close to the matter have revealed that Crytek’s saviour was Amazon, and that it paid between $50-70 million…

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Halo is Being Remade on PC, and Boy Does it Looks Good

When Halo launched on the Xbox back in the day, it punched far beyond its weight when it came to the graphics department. But fast-forwarding to today, the graphics of the original Halo are somewhat lacking…

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Ryse: Son of Rome PC: It’s Boring but Here’s Why You Should Still Buy It

Crytek have had a fair streak of bad luck in recent months, especially with Ryse: Son of Rome bombing hard on Xbox One. The lackluster sales didn’t help their financial troubles at all and to help…

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Ryse: Son of Rome Gets Official PC System Requirements

Crytek are still working hard on porting Ryse: Son of Rome to PC. The game is currently available on Xbox One and while poor sales of the game haven’t done the company any favours, the game…

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ArcheAge Launch Date and Open Beta Announced

The highly anticipated open-end MMORPG build on cryteks engine, ArcheAge, has gotten it’s official release date announced during PAX. Trion also announced an open beta period for everyone to test out the new world and go…

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Ryse 2 Could Be MultiFormat, Crytek Unhappy With Xbox One Sales (Obviously)

Crytek have really been hit hard recently, Ryse was poorly received on the Xbox One, the company has been hemorrhaging money, their CryEngine software hasn’t been as popular recently and after many staff pay packets were…

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Ryse Coming to PC Already Showing Off Improved Graphics

Crytek and Deep Silver have announced that the once Xbox One exclusive Ryse is coming to PC this fall. There has been speculation on this for some time, especially given that the game isn’t making Crytek…

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Crytek Sell off Their Last Hope Asset as Financial Woes Continue

Koch Media and their publishing division have grabbed Crytek by the throat this week, snapping up the Homefront franchise, as well as rights to their in-development title Homefront: The Revolution and all of its related assets.…

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Crisis at Crytek Could Be Over

Over the past weeks we have heard rumours about Cryteks staff not being paid for months as well as employees quitting their job due to that and being swiped up by other companies. Even though the company…

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Crytek’s Lead Graphics Engineer Leaves for id Software

More bad news for Crytek this week, their lead graphics engineer, Tiago Sousa has packed up and left for id software. He’ll now be working on the new Doom remake as lead rendering programmer, he’ll also…

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Crytek Explains How Xbox One Can Benefit From Cloud Computing

The value of cloud computing for video games is an interesting thing. Given the latency of sending and receiving tasks to a cloud server it cannot be used for time sensitive tasks, especially given the varying…

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Sony Rumoured To Be Interested In Acquiring Crytek

Crytek’s situation has gone from bad to worse quite quickly over the past few months. In the UK Crytek have laid-off staff, its employees have gone on strike and just today it was revealed 100 Crytek staff…

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100 Crytek Staff Leave Grievance Letter Then Go MIA

The troubles at Crytek are mounting fast, not only did we report the early rumours that the company were in financial trouble, which they then published a statement about denying, only to fire staff a few…

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Warface Title Launched Amids Crytek Financial ‘Crysis’

Though Crytek is facing financial problems in the UK headquarters, having paid employees only £700 last month and staff leaving due to this, the company was able to at least release its long-awaited free-to-play title, Warface,…

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Crytek Begin Staff Lay-Offs at UK Studio – Can’t Afford Wages

It seems like there’s a bit of a tit for tat battle going on between Crytek and media reporting. It started with German magazine Gamestar reporting that Crytek were on the verge of bankruptcy after their CryEngine had…

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No Crysis At Crytek: Developer Denies Imminent Bankruptcy Rumours

A few days ago we covered the news that emerged from the German magazine Gamestar that Crytek was in financial trouble and could be facing bankruptcy. A Crytek spokesperson has issued a public statement to Eurogamer denying those…

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Crytek May Go Bankrupt, Ryse Flopped, CryEngine Adoption Low

Crytek are one of the best development studios around, with brands such as Crysis to their name, they’ve long been a corner stone of high-end PC gaming. Unfortunately it looks like the studio is falling on…

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Crytek Announces a Homefront Sequel Named Homefront: The Revolution

The first Homefront game was not considered as a big success by THQ, having it be more of a mainstream shooter. Since then, THQ went bankrupt and no further development could be considered given THQ’s situation.…