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Ryse ditches microtransactions in next month's PC release

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...

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Veni, vidi, PC - Ryse: Son of Rome hits Steam next month

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...

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Crytek USA, Vigil devs aim to get the band back together with new studio

David Adams, formerly of Darksiders series development studio Vigil Games, has formed a new studio: Gunfire Games. It is a studio comprised of seven team members from Crytek USA, which itself was formed entirely from ex-Vigil staff in the wake of the THQ closure and auction. In other words, in the...

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Crytek CEO: company is 'absolutely' safe, bankruptcy 'never the case'

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,...

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Crytek Ryses to the occasion to bring Son of Rome to PC

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...

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Crytek co-op monster-blasting game Hunt switches studios

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...

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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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