Crytek is a multinational video game company, founded in 1999 by Turk brothers Cevat, Avni Yerli and Faruk Yerli (German nationals of Turkish descent). Crytek's main headquarters are in Frankfurt, with eight other studios in Kiev, Budapest, Nottingham, Sofia, Seoul, Shanghai, Istanbul and Austin.The company is best known for developing Far Cry and the Crysis series, the open world nature of their games which showcase the company's CryEngine, and for pushing the limits on PC specifications to showcase the most modern graphics and gameplay. Their most recent major product is Ryse: Son of Rome and its supporting CryEngine 4th Generation.
Posts about Crytek
    • Crytek to Remove Warface from Xbox 360

      Less than a year after release Warface, Crytek’s attempt at a free-to-play modern FPS, is shutting down on Xbox 360. Upon release, the game was met with marginal success and average reviews by critics due to its less-than-stellar quality and its generic nature. Like most free-to-play models, Warface is free to install and play (the Xbox 360 version requires a gold-membership su ...

      The Gamer Headlines- 7 readers -
    • Microsoft will publish Rise of the Tomb Raider

      A Microsoft executive has stated that the company that will publish Rise of the Tomb Raider, rather than IP owner Square Enix. Responding to a question about the game's release on Twitter, Xbox marketing boss Aaron Greenberg said: "Yes we are publishing Rise of the Tomb Raider." Zoom At Gamescom in August, Microsoft and Square Enix announced that Rise of the Tomb Raider will ...

      CVG- 2 readers -
    • E3 2015 Registrations Open, First Exhibitor List Revealed

      E3 2015 registrations are now open, and the first exhibitor list has been posted up on the convention’s official website. While the industry pass is free, the expo pass costs $795, or $995 after April 28, 2015. Confirmed exhibitors include Activision, Bethesda, Deep Silver, Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft among other notable companies.

      Zarmena Khan/ PlayStation LifeStyle- 5 readers -
  • Warface for 360 Is Shutting Down

    … We live in a world where a game can be scourged from existence if the developer wills it. After only a few brief months of life, Crytek made the call to "sunset" the 360 version of Warface. "Sunsetting," in case you didn't know, is a polite, elegant euphemism for "dragging it behind the barn and beating it to death while sobbing." The PC version…

    Taylor Killian/ Co-Optimus- 2 readers -
    Earlier about the same topic:

  • Warface Is Getting Frigid In New Map

    … to disorient you and potentially separate your squadmates from the group. Luckily, Crytek has teased more "defensive options" for players in order to give them a fighting chance in this icy setting. They'll no doubt need the extra defense as they face off against powerful bosses across the three sequential Siberian missions. Honestly, though…

    Co-Optimus- 3 readers -
  • The Gothic Revival: Off The Map

    … By Adam Smith on November 11th, 2014 at 3:00 pm. The Off The Map competition is my favourite part of GameCity. Admittedly, I might enjoy the actual event if I ever managed to drag my self to Nottingham while it was happening, but the delights that Off The Map produces would still be fairly high in the rankings. The competition “challenges…

    Adam Smith/ Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 6 readers -
  • The Catch-Up: PlayStation News Weekly Recap (October 11-17, 2014)

    … a DriveClub Beta “And None of These Issues Occurred” Crytek Open to Ryse: Son of Rome PS4 Version After PC Version is Finished Sony Releasing eSport Program “PlayStation Official League” in Spain Report: Console Makers Pushing Ubisoft to Make PC Games Locked at 30fps Bethesda Vice Present: On “No Planet” is The Evil Within a Five Out of Ten PS4…

    Alex Co/ PlayStation LifeStyle- 6 readers -
  • Crytek On Ryse, CRYENGINE, Graphics

    … We have teased you in the previous days, but here’s our full interview with Crytek and specifically, Nicolas Schulz and Brian Chambers. Obviously, we spoke about Ryse on PC (which released just a few days ago and we’ve reviewed here), but they were also open to other topics, such as their CRYENGINE and graphics as a whole going forward. Enjoy…

    Alessio Palumbo/ Worlds Factory- 8 readers -
  • Crytek on Ryse PS4: We’re always open to new opportunities

    … to Crytek Frankfurt) into support for USA CryEngine licensees, it’s understandable that they are taking one step at a time. After all, porting the Xbox One version to PC must have been very easy, since both platforms use DirectX; a PlayStation 4 version would certainly require a bit more work. Still, it’s pretty clear that Ryse PS4 will happen…

    Alessio Palumbo/ Worlds Factory- 2 readers -

  • Crytek: Substantial Visual Improvements Possible, We Have A Lot of Ideas

    … and passionate content team, it also comes at a considerable expense. We will have to see how many games can and want to afford that going forward. That’s indeed good news. Personally, I would be amazed if someone could pull off the level of detail we can see in Ryse: Son of Rome in a large, open world setting by the end of the generation; maybe in a potential Crysis 4? Let’s hope so. The article Crytek: Substantial Visual Improvements Possible, We Have A Lot of Ideas belongs to Worlds Factory. …

    Alessio Palumbo/ Worlds Factory- 1 readers -
  • This Week In The Business: Save Our Spines

    … Crush Saga publisher King Digital has run in the USA so far this year; this handily beats Microsoft's 7,500 commercial airings and Sony's 3,000 airings. QUOTE | "We as an industry have reached a quality level now where it is getting increasingly more difficult to really wow people." - Crytek rendering engineer Nicolas Schulz, acknowledging…

    Kotaku- 1 readers -
  • Ryse: Son of Rome New 4k Trailer

    Immerse yourself in the grandeur and brutality of the Roman Empire as Crytek's Ryse: Son of Rome comes to PC on October 10th for a recommended retail price of $39.99 (€39.99/£34.99). Players wh ...

    Galit Gordon/ Gaming Cypher- 2 readers -
More from around the web