Entries in 'crytek' (43)

Warface

Crytek partners with ESL for Warface eSports

Crytek and ESL have partnered in order to run Warface eSports competitions.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 21st 2016 at 2:00PM in News
Throwing out the rule book: The aches and pains of developing for VR

Throwing out the rule book: The aches and pains of developing for VR

After years of anticipation, VR is finally launching in the coming months.  

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 19th 2016 at 10:43AM in News
Crytek UK wasn't paying wages and had lost a third of staff prior to Deep Silver buyout

Crytek UK wasn't paying wages and had lost a third of staff prior to Deep Silver buyout

The extent of the troubles that had embroiled the studio formerly known as Free Radical has been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2016 at 10:22AM in News
Crytek unveils The Climb as Oculus Rift-exclusive

Crytek unveils The Climb as Oculus Rift-exclusive

Crytek has announced The Climb, a virtual reality rock-climbing game in development exclusively for release on Oculus Rift.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2015 at 2:52AM in News

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Crytek's VR demo Back to Dinosaur Island is now free on Steam

Crytek's VR demo Back to Dinosaur Island is now free on Steam

Crysis developer Crytek has released a free VR demo on Steam that allows players to catch a glimpse of the Jurassic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2015 at 11:57AM in News
11 things we learned from PlayStation's Paris Press Conference

11 things we learned from PlayStation's Paris Press Conference

Sony's long-overdue European press conference took place last night in Paris, and as usual we were greeted with some quirkly games, and some major triple-A reveals, too.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 28th 2015 at 12:59AM in News
Crytek announces VR title Robinson: The Journey

Crytek announces VR title Robinson: The Journey

A free-roaming virtual reality adventure title has been announced by Crytek.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2015 at 4:25PM in News
Amazon has signed multi-million dollar CryEngine licensing deal, report claims

Amazon has signed multi-million dollar CryEngine licensing deal, report claims

Amazon signed a licensing deal for Crytek's CryEngine that could be worth between $50m to $70m, according to a report.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 7th 2015 at 9:38AM in News

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'Huge' licensing deal puts Crytek 'back on track'

'Huge' licensing deal puts Crytek 'back on track'

Crytek has signed a major licensing deal with a mystery firm as part of its strategy to put the company on a more stabe footing following its troubles last year. ...

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 16th 2015 at 3:22PM in News
Homefront: The Revolution pushed back to 2016

Homefront: The Revolution pushed back to 2016

Deep Silver has confirmed a 2016 release for Homefront: The Revolution, which represents a delay to the title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2015 at 3:33PM in News
CryTek predicts big things for CryEngine in VR

CryTek predicts big things for CryEngine in VR

Crytek is currently experimenting with virtual reality and how its CryEngine technology can power such an experience.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:50AM in News
Crytek is closing Warface on Xbox 360

Crytek is closing Warface on Xbox 360

Just eight months after going live, Crytek has announced that it is calling time on the Xbox 360 version of free-to-play shooter Warface.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 10:41AM in News

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It's getting harder to 'wow' people with graphics, Crytek says

It's getting harder to 'wow' people with graphics, Crytek says

Graphical standards are now so high that the challenge of impressing consumers with flash visuals is bigger then ever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
Release date set for Ryse on PC

Release date set for Ryse on PC

The PC version of former Xbox One exclusive Ryse: Son of Rome has now got a release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 1:14PM in News
Crytek says it will fix its damaged reputation with quality products

Crytek says it will fix its damaged reputation with quality products

Crytek co-founder Avni Yerli admits that the studio’s reputation has been damaged by recent controversy, but that the firm can turn that around.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2014 at 11:20AM in News
Download MCV @ Gamescom Issue 3 for free right now

Download MCV @ Gamescom Issue 3 for free right now

The third and final MCV @ Gamescom daily magazine is out right now for you to read online.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 15th 2014 at 7:47AM in News

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Crytek CEO: 'We're not perfect; we paid the price for transformation'

Crytek CEO: 'We're not perfect; we paid the price for transformation'

The founder and CEO of Crytek has admitted that the studio has ‘paid the price’ to downsize and cut costs.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 11th 2014 at 11:02AM in News
Crytek announces Ryse: Son of Rome for PC

Crytek announces Ryse: Son of Rome for PC

Xbox One exclusive Ryse: Son of Rome will be released on PC this Autumn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 4:17PM in News
Crytek still owns the Timesplitters IP

Crytek still owns the Timesplitters IP

Crysis developers Crytek are still in control of cult retro shooting Ip Timesplitters.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 7th 2014 at 11:35AM in News
Deep Silver acquires Homefront IP from Crytek

Deep Silver acquires Homefront IP from Crytek

Deep Silver has purchased the Homefront intellectual property from Crytek, taking Homefront: The Revolution out of Crytek’s hands and placing Deep Silver Dambuster Studios in charge of development.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 30th 2014 at 5:36PM in News
Crytek insists future is secure as additional funding is sourced

Crytek insists future is secure as additional funding is sourced

Crytek has released a statement acknowledging the recent reports surrounding the company's financial issues.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 28th 2014 at 2:39AM in News
Homefront: The Revolution director quits Crytek, report claims

Homefront: The Revolution director quits Crytek, report claims

The situation at Crytek’s UK studio appears to be worsening.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 9:30AM in News
No full pay for Crytek UK staff since April

No full pay for Crytek UK staff since April

A number of staff at Crytek UK have not been paid their full salary since April 21st, a source connected to the matter has told MCV's sister site Develop.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 26th 2014 at 11:29AM in News
Anonymous Crytek employees now claim Ryse 2 canceled

Anonymous Crytek employees now claim Ryse 2 canceled

Anonymous sources close to Crytek have confirmed a sequel to Ryse: Son of Rome has been canceled.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2014 at 7:01AM in News
Crytek reportedly misses payroll as company denies bankruptcy rumours

Crytek reportedly misses payroll as company denies bankruptcy rumours

Crysis and Cryengine maker Crytek has apparently been plagued with recent financial difficulties, as the company failed to make its most recent payroll at both its UK and Bulgarian offices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2014 at 5:33AM in News