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Crytek calls financial situation a 'transitional phase'

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...

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Crysis 3, Ryse producer Mike Read departs Crytek

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...

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Report: Homefront: The Revolution's game director resigns

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...

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Warface faces a war on Steam

Steam users can also try to stare out Crytek's Warface, now that the online free-to-play shooter is available on the portal. Warface is already available on PC as well as Xbox 360, but the publisher will be hoping the addition of the Steam beta will provide a timely boost to the Cryengine game's 25...

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Report: Crytek UK in trouble, staff leaving

More than 30 employees have left Crytek UK since work began on Homefront: The Revolution in 2011, Eurogamer reports. The high turnover is due to staff being paid late numerous times, and the list of those who've left includes key art, design and programming employees, the site says. Crytek UK...

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Crytek's Arena of Fate is a MOBA for people frustrated by MOBAs

Imagine a first-person shooter game without a sprint or jump button - moment to moment you're still fragging your friends or foes, but the experience is just a touch more streamlined. Now imagine the same principle applied to a MOBA: The store is gone, getting the last hit on a minion doesn't...

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Crytek MOBA Arena of Fate will pull 30 characters from history's pages

Arena of Fate, Crytek's entry into the fast-growing MOBA genre, will feature 30 characters pulled from real-world history and legends, a company rep told Joystiq at E3. Little Red Riding Hood, Fenrir, Jack The Ripper and King Richard The Lionheart were all mentioned during a press briefing, while...

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Crytek's Hunt is a monster-hunting order from another mother

When THQ dissolved in the summer of last year, Vigil Games - the studio behind Darksiders - was facing the chopping block. The THQ-owned company was eventually swept up by Crytek, and the 35 employees from Vigil reformed as Crytek USA. Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age will be the studio's first...

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Crytek's Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age takes co-op to the 19th century

Crytek's second unveiling in as many days is Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age, a four-player action game that combines the prosperous industrialization of the late 19th century with pistols, crossbows and a likely bestiary of beasties. Also noteworthy is the developer, Crytek USA, the studio...

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How guerrilla warfare works in Homefront: The Revolution

Not too long after Crytek UK began working on a sequel to Homefront, the developer started to get worried. Studio closures at THQ, rumors of the publisher's financial strain and whispers of the entire organization's dissolution overtook any news surrounding the company and its projects, including a...

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