Frankfurt (Germany) July 15th 2013 – Crysis 3 has won the Red Dot Design Award as “Best of the Best” in the category Communication Design – Game Design – Visuals.
Crysis 3 was released in February 2013 as the latest installment in Crytek’s groundbreaking Crysis series. The game received international recognition for its innovative and spectacular visuals, supported by the company’s proprietary CryENGINE®3 – the foundation underpinning the varied gameplay experience inherent to the Crysis series.
The Red Dot Design award has been running since 1955, and attracts thousands of entries from businesses across the world. It comprises three categories, namely Product Design, Design Concept, and Communication Design. The award ceremony is hosted annually by the Design Center Nordrhein Westfalen (Germany) and is geared to all creative minds, from freelancers to major companies. The final award winners are determined by an elite panel of design experts.
The award adds to Crytek’s and the Crysis series’ excellent design achievements and follows on from a previous Red Dot win in 2010, when the Nanosuit from the Crysis games was recognized for design excellence. Crysis 3 was recently also the winner of a Develop Award for best Visual Arts.
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), Shanghai (China), Istanbul (Turkey) and Austin (USA).
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.