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While Crytek is known for their games, the company actually makes a good deal of money on non-game businesses. Gamasutra quizzed Crytek studio head Cevat Yerli about the company's rapid expansion from "developer of Far Cry" to becoming a massive, international organization that currently employs si...

September 26th 2010 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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EA has claimed that Crytek's Crysis 2 will be the first "true 3D" game for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. This is likely EA's marquee 3D title promised at the last Electronic Arts investor call. Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli stated that the "3D revolution" is part of the team's continued "strive to raise the techn...

June 14th 2010 at 5:16pm 0 Comments

Square Enix's new original iPhone title, Chaos Rings, is a qualified hit; it's currently sitting right on top of the United States' top grossing apps list and at number 18 on the top paid apps list. The reviews are terrific as well, which means that Square Enix has pulled off a hit iPhone game at...

April 23rd 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Crytek co-founder Cevat Yerli tells Develop that you might be paying money just for the privilege of trying Crysis 2 before it comes out. Yerli calls free game demos an antiquated "luxury" that have become "prohibitively expensive" to produce. The result: many studios will either stop releasing the...

April 17th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Despite earlier claims that Haze developer Free Radical (now Crytek UK) were working on an "original FPS" for its new overlord Crytek Studios, it appears that the UK-based studio is actually hard at work on Crysis 2's multiplayer component. In an interview with VG247, CEO Cevat Yerli revealed "seve...

April 10th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Crytek's CEO is expressing serious concern over the German bill currently making its way around the Bundestag that would ban games "where the main part is to realistically play the killing of people or other cruel or un-human acts of violence against humans or manlike characters." So, you know, mos...

August 5th 2009 at 9:02am 0 Comments
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Crytek are itching to get their hands on specifications for the PlayStation 4. The company's CEO, Cevat Yerli, gave his keynote at the start of the recent Game Convention in Asia, during which he stated that Crytek would be using the PS4 as a basis for future development. He calls it the most impor...

September 22nd 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments