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March2014

March2013

  • Rumour Vigil Co-founder Interested In Buying Darksiders IP

    Will the horsemen ride again?

    When THQ bit the dust a while back, Vigil Games was one of the companies which didn't get purchased. This seemed to spell the end of the popular Darksiders franchise. However, hope is not lost. It would appear that Crytek USA CEO David Adams has expressed an interest in purchasing the IP he and many members of his...

  • News Crytek: Crysis 3 Was "Very Close To Launching" On Wii U

    The game was running on Nintendo's system

    EA published Crysis 3 in February on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Unfortunately, Wii U missed out on the futuristic first person shooter, but that hasn't stopped people holding out hope for it. Back in January, Cevat Yerli, CEO and founder of Crytek, the game's developer, said Nintendo and EA did hold...

  • News Crytek CEO: "The Notion Of A Single Player Experience Has To Go Away"

    Wants to see Connected Single-Player or Online Single-Player instead

    There's been a lot of talk about what the future holds for the video game industry and how games will be distributed in the coming years. Mobile gaming is becoming more popular, and retail games are starting to become more readily available through online stores. Free-to-play...

June2012

  • News CryEngine 3 "Runs Beautifully" on Wii U

    Dry those eyes

    Crytek is making the shift to a free-to-play model once its current games are complete, so for now it won't be developing any Wii U titles of its own — but that doesn't mean that the superb CryEngine 3, most famous for powering the Crysis games, is going anywhere. In fact, it "runs beautifully" on Wii U and a "respected developer"...

July2011

  • News Crytek: Wii U Technology a Far Cry From Wii Hardware

    Investigating the new machine

    Crysis and Far Cry developer Crytek is looking at the Wii U quite closely, discussing the console's core future with NowGamer in a recent interview. The European developer told the site it was interested in the machine and is pleased with the technological leap over the present Wii hardware: We were unfortunately unable to support the last generation of Wii because it..

June2011

  • News CryENGINE "Pretty Much Running" on Wii U

    Can we expect a Crytek FPS, then?

    Gamers wondering if Crytek's CryENGINE would run on the upcoming Wii U console can wonder no more, for the developer has spoken. In an interview conducted by Develop, Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli expressed his desire to support "every platform that's a major player in the industry of gaming" with the studio's...

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