All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Crytek’

Alienware, Crytek Team Up on Lighting Software

By and large PC gamers simply want the best hardware they can afford to play the best-looking and best-performing games on any platform. Like with any hobby, though, there are those who take things further and need the aesthetics of their rig to reflect its internal power. For those people there is Alienware, the company that built its name on …

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Ryse: Son Of Rome Gets Its First Batch Of DLC

It was revealed last month that Ryse: Son of Rome would continue the proud tradition of games selling DLC season passes before it even comes out. We’re not even a month out from the Xbox One’s launch and we’re now starting to see just what that season pass entails. Microsoft announced on Wednesday that Ryse: Son of Rome will be …

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Can SmartGlass Make Xbox One Games Better?

In 2012, Microsoft introduced SmartGlass for Xbox 360 to the world. It was Microsoft’s foray into the second screen gaming experience that Nintendo kicked off with the Wii U a year prior. Unlike Nintendo’s console, however, Microsoft would let you use any tablet or phone to get additional information about a game or movie. With the launch of the Xbox …

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Ryse: Son Of Rome Gets Three New Gameplay Trailers

If you’re getting an Xbox One on November 22, chances are you’re also picking up Ryse: Son of Rome. The Crytek developed game has been incessantly pushed by Microsoft ever since it was revealed to be a launch title at E3 2013. You may be getting cold feet now though, and would like it if Microsoft would provide you with …

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Ryse: Son Of Rome To Get Season Pass

The online pass is all but dead. Long live the season pass. That seems to be the rallying cry of the games industry these days as more and more publishers abandon the much maligned online pass in favor of something that, at least on the surface, looks to be consumer friendly – the season pass. After all, you’re basically pre-ordering …

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Crytek Unveils New Cryengine At Gamescom

Cryengine has powered some of the most visually arresting games of the last generation with the Crysis series. Outside of Crytek’s own games, however, there haven’t been many games built on its middleware. That may all change with the latest CryEngine. Crytek announced during Gamescom that its latest iteration of Cryengine – simbly dubbed CRYENGINE – is now available for …

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Ryse: Son Of Rome Gets A 7-Minute Gameplay Demo

Ryse: Son of Rome was one of the more surprising games to be shown at E3. Most of us thought the title, which was originally intended for the Xbox 360 and Kinect, was canceled after hearing nothing about for two years. The title was revealed to be an Xbox One launch title at E3, however, and it even ditched the …

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CryEngine 3 Displays Its Next-Gen Muscle In New Tech Demo

Epic Games made one heck of a splash with Unreal Engine 4. The next-generation engine has already proven its worth with two amazing tech demos that make the wait for the next-generation that much harder to bear. Of course, it’s easy to forget that the next generation is already here with CryEngine 3. Crysis 3, at least on the PC, …

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Crysis 3 Multiplayer Beta Starts Today

As promised last week, EA and Crytek today released the multiplayer beta for Crysis 3. The beta is available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. The beta includes two different team-based multiplayer modes – Hunter and Crash-Site. Hunter mode sees two players don a nanosuit and team up to hunt down the other players using stealth tactics. Players …

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THQ Sold: Studios, Games Go to Sega, Ubisoft, and Others

The feeding frenzy over THQ took place yesterday, but no news of the event had leaked out until now. Kotaku has published an internal THQ memo from THQ CEO Brian Farrell and President Jason Rubin that details the sale of the company and most of its assets. The letter is fairly sad, and the latter half is highly personal and …

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Crysis 3 Multiplayer Beta Starts January 29

EA and Crytek today announced that a multiplayer beta for the upcoming Crysis 3 will start on January 29 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. The test will include two team-based modes (Hunter mode and Crash-Site mode) and two different maps. The beta will last for two weeks, leading right up to the week before the launch of Crysis …

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New Crysis 3 Trailer Asks If You’re The Hunter Or The Hunted

As part of the marketing campaign leading up to the launch of Crysis 3, Crytek is releasing seven short trailers called the “The Seven Wonders of Crysis 3.” The first episode detailed combat against human opponents, but episode two features a far more dangerous enemy. In the latest trailer, players get a taste of the alien enemies that they will …

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