During Leipzig, Crytek senior game designer Bernd Diemer claimed
Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 were too weak to handle Crysis
. Now, slightly down the totem pole, Crytek lead artist Michael Khaimzon is saying he's confident that Crysis
could be ported. "I don't think there would be any problem to convert anything we work on to the next-gen consoles," Khaimzon told GamesIndustry.biz, adding, "[but] I don't know of any official plans to do so" (besides these
Forget Khaimzon's wishy-washy "don't know of any official plans" garble; EA, the publisher, doesn't want this to be a PC-only franchise. Crysis
will wind up on 360 and PS3 (and probably Wii too), in one form or another, within a year. Just look at what's happened to Far Cry
. Ubisoft has pimped the franchise like a mo'fo. Think EA's gonna miss out on an equally ripe opportunity -- and fall to second place
? Nah, ain't gonna happen.