As well as producing award-winning games and pushing technology to new places with the state-of-the-art CryENGINE®, Crytek also supports developers whose passion for creation is liable to far outstrip their production budgets.
By offering independent developers access to our free CryENGINE 3 SDK, we’ve helped to empower thousands of talented people to bring their amazing ideas to life.
Below are just some examples of projects currently being undertaken by members of the CryDev community. You can see much more of the community’s output over at our CryDev.net website. And if you’re a developer looking to show off your full range of development skills, get helpful advice or simply draw some inspiration from a thriving group of like-minded people, over a quarter of a million visitors per month agree CryDev.net is the place to go!
Crytek’s UK studio, based in Nottingham, England, has picked up the top prize in an awards ceremony that honors outstanding businesses in the area.
Crytek UK was one of three companies in the running for the Business Innovation Award at the 2012 Nottingham Post Business Awards, and was ultimately named winner by a panel of judges tasked with singling out the company that had most successfully converted novel ideas into success in the marketplace.
About the Nottingham Post Business Awards
The Nottingham Post Business Awards have been running for 26 years and commend outstanding success and achievement by companies or individuals in the region. Successful entrants in the Business Innovation Award will be companies in which a new idea, or novel use of an existing one, is making a significant contribution to their business.
Crytek’s slick upcoming shooter, Crysis 3, is in line for the prestigious title of Best Action Game in the E3 Game Critic Awards after being added to a shortlist of five titles that wowed the gaming press at E3 2012. The nomination is one of 27 that the groundbreaking game has received based on its E3 showing, with five awards already having being clinched. Those wins include: Game Informer Best of Show; Electric Playground Best of E3; PC Gamer Most Valuable Game; Now Gamer Best Graphics and Tweaktown Best Game of E3.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles is the biggest event in the games industry’s calendar and the platform via which some of the most significant announcements of the year are traditionally made. Naturally, Crytek have been in attendance at E3 this week to share our own exciting news, offer glimpses of upcoming games and let press go hands-on with Crytek titles slated for release in the near future.
The expo gave gamers the chance to see more of Crysis 3 – the latest installment in the ground-breaking FPS series, scheduled for release in February 2013. Check out the brand new trailer for the game below, see screenshots at the official website and relive EA’s official press conference to watch Crytek CEO, Cevat Yerli, take the floor and introduce a demo of the game in action (57 minutes and 41 seconds in).
Also taking centre-stage this week was our free-to-play online shooter, Warface, an exciting upcoming multiplayer title that you can get a taste of right now via the new E3 trailer below.
Finally, keep an eye on our official Facebook and Twitter pages for more reaction from E3 2012, and don’t forget you can also hear directly from key Crytek insiders on Twitter by following @RealtimeCevat and @Nickbuttonbrown – the accounts of Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli and General Manager – Games, Nick Button-Brown. Enjoy catching up with all the news from the show!