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20 min ago | Kotaku

Crytek UK Has Finally Been Paid, Sources Say

After months of missed paychecks and walk-outs, the staff of Homefront developer Crytek UK were finally paid this week, according to two people familiar with the company.

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Related Topix: Crysis, Ryse, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, EA Games

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Escapist

Crysis 3/Ryse Producer Leaves Crytek

Okay. So despite it remaining extremely tight-lipped on the matter, something is definitely going on over at Crytek.

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Related Topix: Ryse, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, EA Games, Crysis 3, Homefront, THQ, Kaos Studios

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Joystiq

Eleven year Crytek engineer veteran joins id Software

Tiago Sousa has joined id Software as a Lead Rendering Programmer to work on Doom and the id Tech 6 game engine.

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Related Topix: EA Games, Crysis, Ryse, Microsoft Game Studios, id Software, Bethesda Softworks, Doom

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Eurogamer

Crysis 2's hero in third-person is terrifying, hilarious

What happens when a first-person game never shows your character in third-person? You probably imagine yourself as a human hero, the chap on the box, but chances are you're actually a terrifying alien creature with a shape-shifting liquid spine.

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Related Topix: EA Games, Crysis, Video Games

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Kotaku

The Horror Of Crysis 2's Crouching

Crysis is a first-person series. There is no third-person perspective. And we should be forever grateful for that.

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Related Topix: Crysis, Video Games, EA Games

GamesIndustry.biz

Homefront game director leaves Crytek - report

The situation at Crytek UK has deteriorated even further, with new reports indicating that Homefront: The Revolution's game director has now left the company.

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Related Topix: Crysis, Video Games, EA Games, Crysis 3

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Kotaku

Sources: Crytek Still Facing Issues As Homefront Director Resigns

As Crytek continues to face financial difficulties, we're hearing of more departures at the troubled company.

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Related Topix: EA Games, Crysis, Ryse, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Homefront, THQ, Kaos Studios, The, Deep Silver

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Forbes.com

1080p? 60 FPS? Microsoft Challenges Gamers to Spot The Difference

We call it resolutiongate - an argument that started before either the Xbox One or PS4 even came out, wherein gamers point to the technical disparities between third party games on Microsoft consoles to indicate relative processing power.

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Related Topix: Tomb Raider, Activision, Halo, Crystal Dynamics, Kinect, 343 Industries, Ryse, Microsoft Xbox, Square Enix, Microsoft Game Studios, Call of Duty , Video Games

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Polygon

Warface gameplay video - Slide-shooting towards victory

Warface , Crytek's free-to-play shooter, launched on Steam last week, bringing the game's fast-paced take on the military shooter genre to a whole new audience.

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Related Topix: Warface, Video Games, Trion Worlds

Mon Jul 07, 2014

GamesIndustry.biz

Koch Media denies 'For Sale' rumours

Koch Media has publicly denied a report that it is looking for buyers, claiming instead that the company itself is looking for other businesses to acquire.

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Related Topix: EA Games, Crysis

Sun Jul 06, 2014

AusGamers

Rumour: Homefront: The Revolution Developers Stop Work at Crytek UK

We caught up with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's game director, Konrad Tomaszkiewicz, to ask about the game's character progression, its open-world, monsters and more.

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Related Topix: _No Company, TimeSplitters, Video Games, Homefront, THQ, EA Games, Crysis, Kaos Studios

QJ.net

Uh Oh, 100 People Walk Out of Crytek UK

Crytek UK, the studio where Homefront: The Revolution is being developed, has had its share of problems, but now it looks like things have reached critical mass.

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Related Topix: Ryse, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Ars Technica

Report: Crytek UK staff not getting paid, leave studio en masse

Video game and 3D engine developer Crytek, responsible for the original Far Cry game and the Crysis and Ryse series, became attached to a wave of rumors about unpaid workers last week.

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Related Topix: EA Games, Crysis, Ryse, Microsoft Game Studios

GamersHell.com

Warface Beta Launched on Steam, Video Available

The Beta version of Warface is now available on Steam, Crytek announced. This free-to-play shooter invites you to join the ranks of Warface to defeat the evil forces of Blackwood in their pursuit to overtake the world.

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Related Topix: Warface, Video Games, Trion Worlds

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Eurogamer

Amid financial troubles Crytek launches F2P FPS Warface on Steam

Crytek has launched its free-to-play first-person shooter Warface on Steam amid financial troubles that hit the headlines last week .

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Related Topix: Warface, Video Games, Trion Worlds

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Nag.blog

Crytek Shangai piles on the woes

If you thought the news that Crytek was facing financial hurdles weren't big enough worry for the company, their Shanghai, China office is practically in a state of chaos.

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Related Topix: Ryse, Microsoft Game Studios, China, Redmond, WA

Sat Jun 28, 2014

[H]ard OCP

Crysis Developer Crytek Hasna t Paid Staff for Months

I'm sure you all remember the Internet catch phrase of "can it run Cyrsis" . Well, now it is a proven fact that even Crysis can't run Crysis , or rather Crytek Studios in this case.

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Related Topix: Crysis, Video Games, EA Games

Fri Jun 27, 2014

ITworld

Microsoft's "with Gold" program is off to a crummy start on Xbox One

Back in May Microsoft was making a lot of Xbox One announcements and most of them were good.

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Related Topix: Ryse, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, They, The, Halo, Kinect, 343 Industries, Deep Silver, Tomb Raider, _No Company, Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix

Thu Jun 26, 2014

3D Gamers

Podcast Unlocked Episode 151: Ryse Up

It appears that developer Crytek is in serious trouble, and the fallout has already resulted in Ryse 2 being cancelled.

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Related Topix: Ryse, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games

Ars Technica

Microsoft: Return of Xbox One family sharing is part of "update roadmap"

It's a bit hard to remember now, but Microsoft's original roadmap for the Xbox One included a "family sharing" option that let players loan their game library to up to ten other accounts.

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Related Topix: Ryse, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Microsoft Xbox

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