REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – April 16, 2012 – The hunted becomes the hunter! Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) and award-winning developer Crytek GmbH, today announced Crysis® 3, the premier sandbox shooter experience of 2013. Powered by Crytek’s proprietary CryENGINE®, Crysis 3 advances the state of the art with unparalleled visuals and dynamic shooter gameplay. Players take on the role of ‘Prophet’ as he returns to New York, only to discover that the city has been encased in a Nanodome created by the corrupt Cell Corporation. The New York City Liberty Dome is a veritable urban rainforest teeming with overgrown trees, dense swamplands and raging rivers. Within the Liberty Dome, seven distinct and treacherous environments become known as the Seven Wonders. This dangerous new world demands advanced weapons and tactics. Prophet will utilize a lethal composite bow, an enhanced Nanosuit and devastating alien tech to become the deadliest hunter on the planet.
Further increasing the creative power at developers’ fingertips, Crytek today announced the arrival of a feature-filled update to its award-winning game development solution, CryENGINE 3. The CryENGINE 3 SDK now presents users with brand new tools to tap into, including revamped DirectX 11 tessellation, advanced character rendering options, improved AI system and much more.
Among the key enhancements free CryENGINE 3 SDK users can look forward to in version 3.4 are:
Strengthening its growing relationship with developers across Asia, Crytek GmbH (Crytek) today announced a new licensing deal for its proprietary real-time development solution, CryENGINE® 3, with Giant. One of China’s leading online game developers, Giant have opted to tap into the cutting-edge technology offered by Crytek’s game engine as they seek to deliver new experiences to the millions of players already enjoying their games.
Crytek are proud to announce the inclusion of our critically acclaimed action-shooter, Crysis 2, on the list of nominees for the title of “Best German Game” at the upcoming “Deutscher Computerspielpreis” awards.
The “Deutscher Computerspielpreis” awards are decided by Germany’s Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media (BKM) in cooperation with the German Trade Association of Interactive Entertainment Software (BIU) and the German Game Developers Association (G.A.M.E.). The prize is a joint initiative between the German political and economic sectors and was established by the federal government in conjunction with these two leading industry associations.
Warface.com, the official web site for Crytek’s first free social FPS Service Warface, opens today for closed beta sign-ups and gives everyone interested the possibility to reserve their unique Warface ID. A new trailer – which shows the different classes - is also live on the site. The closed beta date isn’t set yet but will be announced during 2012.