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When it's not being used as a great punchline for that joke about the microbe visiting the tailor (it's not that good), the nanosuit is trotted out as Crysis 2's superhuman advantage over other first-person shooters. Crytek and EA hope to make that clear in a Xbox-exclusive multiplayer demo, set to...

January 21st 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The studio formerly known as Free Radical Design may now be called Crytek UK, but that doesn't mean it has abandoned its popular TimeSplitters franchise. Managing director Karl Hilton said the developer is still shopping around that IP to publishers to see if it's something they're interested in. W...

November 1st 2010 at 11:05pm 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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If you were holding out hope that Crytek UK (formerly Free Radical) would be finishing up TimeSplitters 4 any time soon, you may want to store it way down in your heart. We're talking like way down, back where you keep your secret wish to find an unopened box of Nintendo Cereal System at your local...

October 8th 2009 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Ever since Crysis released, we've found our life lacking in two distinct ways: We totally want a Nanosuit of our own and would do close to anything for one We wish Jason Statham was our squadmate in real life and often daydream about being stranded on a tropical island with him While the...

September 28th 2009 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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It's no secret that some developers have a tough time with the PS3. In fact, Gabe Newell hates the thing so much he once forced an elephant to eat a crushed up 20GB model, jammed a cardboard cutout of Jack Tretton into the resulting dung pile and burned the whole thing in effigy. Karl Hilton of Cry...

August 12th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Crytek's past console experience has been nonexistent, and with the company doing away with PC exclusivity, it needs to get its feet wet in the console arena. Now that the company has acquired what is left of Free Radical, it can do just that."We always planned to enter the console market and it wa...

February 11th 2009 at 1:24pm 0 Comments
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The administrators responsible for selling off the remnants of Free Radical have confirmed to GamesIndustry.biz that Crytek's rumored acquisition of the company has gone ahead. Cameron Gunn of ReSolve Partners stated, "We are pleased to announce that a sale completed to Crytek late last night thus...

February 4th 2009 at 9:40am 0 Comments