Frankfurt (Germany) / Seoul (South Korea) November 27, 2012 – Crytek GmbH were well represented at the recent G-Star gaming expo in South Korea, with seven games created using CryENGINE ® 3 on show to attendees.
Showcasing everything from early works in progress to finished products, developers including Wemade, XL Games and ESTSoft have all opted to rely on Crytek’s state-of-the-art technology as they create titles they hope will find success within Asia’s vibrant gaming community and beyond.
“More and more developers in Asia are discovering the benefits of working with CryENGINE ® 3,” said Carl Jones, Director of Global Business Development – CryENGINE. “With such a vast and passionate audience of gamers to cater for, developers need technology that allows them to work quickly whilst still ensuring the end product still stands out from the crowd. Increasingly, studios across Asia are realizing that makes CryENGINE ® 3 the natural choice.”
The full list of titles on show at G-Star being developed with CryENGINE ® 3 was; ArcheAge (XLGames), ASTA (Polygon Games), Baseball The Fan (Wisecat), Cabal2 (ESTSoft), Dragon’s Prophet (Runewaker), Icarus (Wemade) and Tour Golf Online (Onnet). Leading Chinese developer Giant are also utilizing CryENGINE ® 3 as they continue work on a major upcoming project.
About Crytek GmbH
Crytek GmbH (“Crytek”) is an independent company at the forefront of the interactive entertainment industry, and is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming by creating standout experiences for Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC, mobile devices and games-as-service using their cutting-edge 3D-Game-Technology, CryENGINE®.
The company’s headquarters are in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). Crytek also has studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Nottingham (UK) and Shanghai (China).
Since its foundation in 1999, Crytek has consistently been recognized for excellence in its field, earning accolades such as the 2011 Develop Award for Best Independent Studio and a 2010 Red Dot Design Award. Its multi-award winning games include Far Cry®, Crysis® (awarded best PC Game of E3 2007 and Best Technology at the 2008 Game Developers Choice Awards), Crysis Warhead® (awarded Best Graphics Technology at IGN Best of 2008
Awards), Crysis® 2 (awarded Best Shooter of E3 2010 and Gamescom 2010) and Warface (awarded Best Social/Casual/Online Game of Gamescom 2012). For more information, please visit www.crytek.com.