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Amazon unveils new CryEngine-like Lumberyard

Amazon hasn't really taken off in the game space yet, even after acquiring the recently-on-fire Double Helix, but it's still trying. Its latest project actually looks pretty damn cool -- a new in-house engine called Lumberyard. It's a free ...   read

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Just curious

When was the last time a video game made you cry?

I was thinking about crying recently (that is, about the physical act of crying, not planning on having a cry) and about how I'm a big baby whom cries a bunch with respect to creative media, or when an animal dies, or even in baseball, cont...   read

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Homefront: The Revolution is very different than when we last saw it

Sometimes when you see a game at a preview event, you don't even want to write about it. You just know that what was shown wasn't a good representation of the final game. Malicious intent isn't always to blame, either; there are just times ...   read

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Star Citizen had 40GB of assets leaked, and dang they're huge

Star Citizen, the game that’s managed to crowdfund enough money to buy a small country, has suffered a pretty substantial leak of assets. According to Reddit, a community manager for developer Cloud Imperium Games accidentally releas...   read

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BioShock's opening moments recreated in CryEngine 3

I was all ready to freak out when I saw this homage to BioShock's opening sequence created in CryEngine 3. I figured, perhaps naively, that it would go beyond the lighthouse and deep into the ocean, all the way down to Rapture. But at just...   read

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This trailer for Crytek's Arena of Fate is painful

Ooh boy. This trailer for Crytek's "action-packed online multiplayer game" Arena of Fate sure is something. First impressions are important and that grating narration doesn't leave a good one. Looking on the bright side, I will say I dig t...   read

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Reminder: Enemy Front out next week, it's actually decent

Pretty sure I'm the only person in this industry that's talking up Enemy Front. Is it going to be a mindblowing revolutionary first-person shooter? No, not really. Is it going to be pretty fun? Yeah, I think so at least. But it's understan...   read

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Homefront: The Revolution
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Use an open world to fight for freedom in Homefront: The Revolution

As a result of THQ's fire sale at the beginning of 2013, several IPs were ushered off to new homes, just waiting for someone to advance their stories while being published under a new banner. One such example is Homefront, which was met wit...   read

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Get a taste of Enemy Front's stealth combat

Enemy Front is the upcoming World War II shooter that feels a whole lot like Far Cry 3. That's a good thing! For one, it's nice to go back to a World War II shooter. It's even nicer when it's just not a straight up mindless corridor shoote...   read

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Crytek to offer royalty-free CryEngine subscription

Well, would you look at that. After hearing Epic Games has plans to roll out a $19.99-per-month subscription plan for Unreal Engine 4, we've know learned Crytek has announced a similar approach for its own CryEngine. But unlike UE4, indepen...   read


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Crytek adds native Linux support to CryEngine

In detailing its plans for next week's Game Developers Conference, Crytek has announced native Linux support for CryEngine. The newest iteration of the engine will also include the features that made Ryse: Son of Rome's creation possible, p...   read

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Enemy Front preview

Enemy Front is a fresh approach to World War II shooters

Back in 2011 CI Games announced Enemy Front, a World War II shooter that was being worked on by Stuart Black who was the guy responsible for Black. It's funny how over-hyped that game was looking back. Anyway, Black left at some point in 20...   read

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Dr. Luigi, Hyrule Warriors, NES Remix & Kingdom Come

Hey gang! Sorry I wasn't around on Tuesday, but there wasn't a whole lot of news -- so here's a rundown of today's big news, including yesterday's big ol' Nintendo Direct, that new realistic medieval RPG Kingdom Come: Deliverance, and...   read

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Here's a non-fantasy RPG being made with CryENGINE

The developer Warhorse just announced a new role-playing game, one that won't have monsters and wizards running around. Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a medieval role-playing game being created with the CryENGINE for PC and next-gen con...   read

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Arkane Studios

Arkane Studios is making its next game with CryEngine

Whatever projects are on the horizon for Arkane Studios, it looks like CryEngine will play a significant part in at least one of them. ZeniMax is looking to hire developers who have experience with the engine for both Arkane Austin and Batt...   read

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Ryse trailer promises as much blood as you can handle

You know what next-generation console launch title hasn't been delayed? Ryse: Son of Rome. That one's truckin' right along as expected. Microsoft released a new story trailer today in case you need some context for your contextual button p...   read

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TimeSplitters Rewind in development for PlayStation 4

Early this year, TimeSplitters fans got some decent news when it was announced that Crytek, owner of TimeSplitters developer Free Radical, was okaying a venture by fans and some former Free Radical employees to mash up the original games in...   read

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Ryse: Son of Rome

Crytek upped Ryse's AI difficulty to offset QTEs

Ryse hasn't exactly been perceived as the Xbox One's darling as Microsoft had hoped, and Crytek seems aware of the criticisms. After the game's less than warm reception at E3, the developers took steps to alter the most common source o...   read


Ryse will have multiplayer microtransactions

[Update: Microsoft has released a statement addressing exactly how microtransactions will work in Ryse. “The progression system in ‘Ryse: Son of Rome’s’ cooperative multiplayer experience offers players the freedom t...   read

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Yep, it's pretty: New CryEngine demonstrated

Here's a tech demonstration out of gamescom for the latest iteration of CryEngine, which supports current-gen, PS4, Wii U, PC, and Xbox One, with further platforms to come. Calling it simply "CryEngine" is not an oversight on my part -- Cr...   read

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Crytek made Ryse so you can just mash buttons if you want

Ryse: Son of Rome is already on thin ice with a lot of people. Between the incessant quick-time events and the bland-looking gameplay, there doesn't seem to be a lot of excitement for this title. Some information recently came out abo...   read

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Ryse Preview

Ryse: Son of Rome looks to be sinking

Microsoft likes Ryse: Son of Rome enough to put it in Monday's press conference. If my hands-on time was any indication of the final product, there's no reason to be so keen on it. Despite having only five minutes with the game, it did...   read

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Ryse gameplay

Crytek shows off first actual gameplay for Ryse

Crytek unveiled gameplay from its upcoming Roman-combat game, Ryse, during the big Xbox conference today. It showed lots of hacking and slashing with Roman guys jumping off from a ship. At first glance it looks like a really ...   read

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This CryEngine 3 demo is not for videogames

French firm Enodo released this CryEngine 3 demo showcasing a variety of different environments. Looks great, right? Well don't expect Enodo to put out any games, as this demo is aimed at real life businesses. Yes, this demo was created in...   read

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