Crytek Newswire

Crytek Newswire

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  1. Big Electronic Arts sale on PSNRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 |

    It's easy to forget just how many games EA develops/publishes. Their library includes RPGs, shooters, survival horrors, fighting games, the FIFA series, and casual titles of all sorts.


  2. Homefront: The Revolution resurfaces, set for big March updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Eurogamer

    Remember Homefront: The Revolution, the open-world shooter that came out last year but failed to set tills alight? It's back, this time with a major new update due out in March. The developers at UK studio Dambuster, formerly Crytek UK and before that Free Radical Design have stuck with the game and beavered away at its third and final DLC, Beyond the Walls.


  3. Former Rockstar Exec Opens New Studio for EverywhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | IGN

    Leslie Benzies, the former head of Rockstar North, has opened a third studio to work on his new video game project, Everywhere . As reported by , former Crytek Hungary head Kristoffer Waardahl will lead the studio, which is based in Budapest and "already contains a number of veteran developers with triple-A, mobile and VR experience."


  4. How HDMI 2.1 makes big-screen 4K PC gaming even more awesome - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Historic City News

    An open secret on the PC gaming world is that 4K TVs double as great PC monitors. Or potentially great, anyway.


  5. Xbox promotes Mike Ybarra and Kareem ChoudhryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 |

    Following a report that originated on Windows Central yesterday, citing "sources familiar with Microsoft's plans," a spokesperson for the company has indeed confirmed to that both Mike Ybarra and Kareem Choudhry have been promoted. Ybarra will now serve as CVP of Xbox Program Management while Choudhry's new title is CVP, Xbox Software Engineering - both will report to Xbox chief Phil Spencer.


  6. Leslie Benzies opens Budapest studio and recruits former Crytek Hungary bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 |

    ... LA. Now a third office has been added in Budapest. This studio will be led by Kristoffer Waardahl, the former head of Crytek Hungary, and already contains a number of veteran developers with triple-A, mobile and VR experience. Little concrete ...


  7. Trailer for fan-made 'TimeSplitters Rewind' project confirms 2017 releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Digital Trends

    ... that the project is still in development. TimeSplitters Rewind was borne out of an unsuccessful attempt to convince Crytek to continue the development of TimeSplitters 4 . In an attempt to placate the series' loyal fanbase, the decision was made to ...


  8. Timesplitters fan remake's first teaser is truly, truly bizarreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Polygon

    The team behind Timesplitters Rewind , an unofficial, multiplayer-focused remake of the classic Crytek shooter, released the game's very first teaser trailer over the weekend. While its 2:27 runtime may suggest that there's a lot for eager fans to pore over here, the actual video offers strangely little in the way of content.


  9. Fallout 4 gets a massive graphical rework for free on PC and PS4 ProRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 |

    Bethesda Softworks this week announced that Fallout 4 would be receiving big graphical upgrades on the PC and PS4 Pro platforms. If you've been playing Fallout 4 on PC, you'll have noticed by now that the game has a a problem with textures.


  10. Crytek Scales Down Publishing Team at Frankfurt HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | WorthPlaying

    Today game developer and publisher Crytek announced they will let go 15 Frankfurt-based employees in line with business strategy changes announced in December. Following the transfer of publishing operations for free-to-play shooter Warface in Europe and North-America, Crytek will refocus on its core strengths of multi-platform game development and the evolution of its CRYENGINE technology.


  11. More layoffs at Crytek as Frankfurt publishing ops are scaled downRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Gamasutra

    ... of the inevitable effects of this [restructuring] process has been the redundancies we are announcing today," said Crytek co-founder and MD, Avni Yerli. "We are extremely grateful for the hard work and dedication of each and every person at Crytek, ...


  12. Crytek sees yet more layoffs as it scales downRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 |

    In the wake of its pay troubles late last year, Crytek announced that it would be streamlining its business by cutting loose multiple development teams. Today, "in an effort to focus on core competencies," the German developer followed up by laying off 15 employees from the publishing team at its Frankfurt headquarters.


  13. Layoffs at CrytekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Eurogamer

    Eurogamer was alerted to the news this morning by a source close to the company, and a representative confirmed the detail in a statement. 15 people are set to lose their jobs, Crytek said, from the main office in Frankfurt, Germany.


  14. Trinus PSVR Lets You Play Steam Games On Your PC, Here's HowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Tom's Hardware

    Sony's PlayStation VR HMD is a nice piece of kit . The headset is arguably the most comfortable HMD available today, and it sells for much less than the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.


  15. Russian publishing giant picks up Crytek's FPS WarfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Eurogamer, which is owned by Russian internet company Mail.Ru, said it had picked up publishing rights to Warface in North America and Europe, starting from February 2017. In December 2012, Crytek announced it had let go of multiple studios following financial trouble that saw staff paid late.


  16. Signs WarfaceRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 |

    Crytek sent over a press release announcing that the first-person shooter Warface will be published by in North America and Europe beginning in February 2017. will take over publishing and operations while Crytek will focus on the development and support of the game, continuing updates of Warface worldwide.


  17. 'Warface' (ALL) Publishing Rights Picked up By My.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | WorthPlaying

    Warface is an online FPS, a military shooter set in the near future offering a cinematic experience with next gen visuals, AI and physics based on Crytek's proprietary CryENGINE 3 game development solution. Warface is a fast-paced shooter crammed with cooperative and competitive action, stacks of game modes and a wealth of weapons for players to get their hands on.


  18. Indie studio Black Sea Games emerges in aftermath of Crytek shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Digital Trends

    While many displaced developers are currently seeking jobs in the wake of a recent round of layoffs at Crysis developer Crytek, one studio has emerged from the aftermath with its staff intact, and is revealing that it has a new project in the works as an independent entity. Bulgarian studio Black Sea Games , formerly Arena of Fate developer Crytek Black Sea, is now seeking applicants who are committed to "chasing your dreams and having the courage to keep going on, no matter what."


  19. Gamestop 4 for $40 Sale 1/2-1/22Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Cheap Ass Gamer

    That was actually my first thought and then I thought, "No way they 4 - the price." I should never underestimate Gamestop.


  20. Xbox Live Countdown Holiday DealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 |

    While the holidays are coming to an end, Xbox is still offering a number of Xbox One game deals which you can pick up sometime between December 29 and January 9. Below you will find the daily Xbox One deals, as well as the weekly Xbox One deals. The prices that are listed below apply to Xbox Live Gold members.