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Warface has a sad face, at least on the Xbox 360. Crytek announced today that it is closing its free-to-play shooter on Microsoft's last-gen console. New players will no longer be allowed, but existing players may continue to shoot each other until the February 1st closing date. Warface isn't dead...

December 2nd 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Developer Crytek has announced that it will soon shutter the Xbox 360 version of its free-to-play military shooter Warface. "In the run up to February 1st next year, we'll be gradually winding down Warface service on Xbox 360," reads a notice posted to Crytek's Facebook page. "Existing players wil...

December 2nd 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Fans of Warface (not to be confused with Warcraft, Warframe, Faceball 2000 or these abominations) should invest in warm clothing for two, as the game's next setting is a cooperative mission in the snowy Altai Mountains of Siberia. "The stunning new Co-op setting, Operation Cold Peak, will test exp...

November 24th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Crytek's gory hack-and-slash game, Ryse: Son of Rome, is on its way to PC platforms next month without the microtransaction structure embedded in its previously released Xbox One edition, Videogamer reports. The version of Ryse that launched alongside the Xbox One console last year allowed players...

September 26th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Former Xbox One exclusive Ryse: Son of Rome expands its empire to Steam on October 10, and it's currently available to pre-order for $40 (£35/40 euros). The third-person legion-leading adventure shynes in 4K resolution according to Crytek, who's bundling in all the previously released DLC in...

September 4th 2014 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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If Crytek's "transitional phase" remains sustainable, it will become a go-to example among industry insiders of how not to handle such a difficult time. Speaking with Eurogamer, Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli opens up about how the company has shifted its strategy from retail to software as a service, whic...

August 8th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Ryse: Son of Rome has its ballistae and catapults aimed at the walls of the PC kingdom and developer/publisher Crytek expects to lay siege sometime this fall. What's more, Crytek is enlisting the aid of Dead Island series publisher, Deep Silver, which will handle boxed copies of the game. Er, uh .....

August 7th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Homefront: The Revolution won't be the only Crytek game changing hands, the German publisher/developer studio has revealed. Following up on today's news that the Homefront IP had shifted to publisher Deep Silver, Crytek has announced that work on Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age will move from Cryte...

July 30th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Despite numerous reports and rumblings of staff departures and resignations, Crytek has remained quiet regarding the company's overall financial situation. Until now, that is. A statement provided by a Crytek representative to Games Industry International claims that the company has been going thro...

July 25th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Crytek's exodus of company talent continues, as Ryse: Son of Rome and Crysis 3 producer Mike Read has left the studio, The Escapist reports. The Escapist notes that Read's recently updated LinkedIn profile no longer lists Crytek as his current employer. Read's Twitter bio additionally states that...

July 23rd 2014 at 12:33pm 0 Comments
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Homefront: The Revolution's future looks increasingly uncertain, judging by Kotaku's report that Hasit Zala has resigned from his role as Revolution's game director at Crytek UK. Kotaku's sources added that development manager Ben Harris left the studio this month, which is reflected by his Linked...

July 12th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments