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5 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

'Amazing' response to festival

A former DJ who suffered a heart attack while walking along the Lizard cliffs held a music event on Saturday to raise awareness for unexpected heart attacks in seemingly perfectly healthy people.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, EA Games, Crysis, Video Games

Wed Apr 16, 2014


6 Video Games That Wreak Havoc on NYC

New York City is burning. The famous American metropolis is a popular playground for video games , but more for destruction than just admiring its skyscrapers.


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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Crytek hires exec

Ilya Mamontov left the games division of the Russian e-commerce company last month after more than four years at the company.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet, Warface, Video Games, Trion Worlds

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Crysis and Crysis 2 Losing Online Multiplayer in GameSpy Shutdown

AusGamers caught up with 2K Australia and Randy Pitchford to discuss the recently revealed Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and why Australia is making an impact on the moon.


Related Topix: EA Games, Crysis, Video Games, 2K Games, Gearbox Software, Borderlands, The, Deep Silver, Carbine Studios, WildStar, NCSOFT, Batman, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Battlefield!

Blue's News

Crysis and Crysis 2 MP Support End Next Month

The Crysis forums have word that Crytek is ending multiplayer support for Crysis and Crysis 2 on May 31st with the the pending shutdown of GameSpy services .


Related Topix: EA Games, Crysis, Video Games, The, Deep Silver

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Crytek will not salvage 'Cryisis' from the GameSpy shutdown

Crytek has officially confirmed that it has no plans to transfer the multiplayer features of Crysis and Crysis 2 in response to the shutdown of GameSpy.


Related Topix: EA Games, Crysis, Video Games, Battlefield!, The, Deep Silver, PS3, X360, Electronic Arts, Battlefield 3, EA DICE

Tue Apr 08, 2014

PC World

GameSpy's shutdown spells doom for numerous PC games, but you can dodge disaster

GameSpy is shutting down on May 31, and the Internet is furious. See, there's this list floating around of all the multiplayer PC games that will be rendered unplayable by the imminent demise of this matchmaking middleware.


Related Topix: 2K Games, Gearbox Software, Borderlands, Video Games, Battlefield!, EA Games, Crysis, Bohemia Interactive, 505 Games, Arma, Electronic Arts, Star Wars: Battlefront, EA DICE, Far Cry, Ubisoft

'Titanfall' $15 discount and others matched by Amazon

Best Buy dropped the price of Titanfall by $15 as part of a one-day sale for Tuesday, April 8 that included discounts on other games like the 2K Essentials Collection .


Related Topix: Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment, Video Games, The, Capcom, Deep Silver, Dead Rising, Turn 10, Ryse, Forza Motorsport, Microsoft Game Studios

Mon Apr 07, 2014


'Warface' (ALL) Gets Xbox 360 Launch Date

Warface is an online FPS, a military shooter set in the near future offering a cinematic experience with next gen visuals, AI and physics based on Crytek's proprietary CryENGINE 3 game development solution.


Related Topix: X360, Video Games, Warface, Trion Worlds

Sat Apr 05, 2014


What Burial at Sea means for the wider BioShock universe

Greetings, Eurogamers! As a cloud of Saharan dust sweeps across the UK, the official line is that you shouldn't go outside and exercise too hard.


Related Topix: Irrational Games, 2K Games, BioShock, Video Games, Trion Worlds, Warface, Aspyr, BioShock Infinite

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Warface Reaches 25 Million Registered Users in Russia

Two years after the initial release of Warface , the game has now reached 25 million registered users across the world, Crytek announced.


Related Topix: Warface, Video Games, Trion Worlds

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Origin goes all-digital: EA's store ditching disks

Come April 4th and all of the games at EA's Origin game store will be available as digital downloads only.


Related Topix: Crysis 3, Video Games, EA Games

Fri Mar 28, 2014


NEWXbox One vs. PS4: the current winner a " Reader's Feature

An owner of both consoles gives his verdict on which is best in terms of hardware, controller, and the all-important games.


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Kinect, Ryse, Microsoft Game Studios, X360, Microsoft Xbox

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Get your game face on for 'Warface' Xbox 360 open beta

After about a month of being in closed beta , Crytek's "Warface" is now in open beta for all Xbox Live Gold subscribers as a free download .


Related Topix: Warface, Video Games, Trion Worlds

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Digital Trends

Warface is now free on Xbox Live to make war in people's faces

Warface is now in open beta on Xbox Live, which means that anyone with an Xbox Live Gold account can grab the free download and play to their heart's content, Major Nelson confirms.


Related Topix: Trion Worlds, Warface, Video Games, Section, X360

Wed Mar 26, 2014


Warface Enters Open Beta Today

Last month, Crytek's Warface opened up a limited beta . As of today, the Warface beta is open for all Xbox Live Gold subscribers as a free download .


Related Topix: Warface, Video Games, Trion Worlds

Tue Mar 25, 2014


The Collectables Review

You can always rely on Crytek to push graphical boundaries, and the Crysis developer's latest iOS outing is no exception, with detailed and realistic environments that sparkle in all the right places.


Related Topix: Crysis, Video Games, EA Games

Mon Mar 24, 2014


Employee-only white Xbox Ones hit eBay starting at $1,800

Back in August, a number of Microsoft employees were gifted an exclusive white and silver Xbox One as the company's way of saying "thanks" for the hard work they put into the project.


Related Topix: Microsoft Xbox, Kinect, Ryse, Microsoft Game Studios, X360

Crytek and DeNA announce launch of The Collectables

In late December of 2013, we mentioned that Crytek and DeNA had teamed up on a mobile game that would be launching sometime this year.


Related Topix: Crysis, Video Games, EA Games, Science / Technology, Ipad

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Tom's Hardware

Crytek Engine Subscription Plan Targets Game Making Startups

On Wednesday, Crytek introduced an "Engine-as-a-Service" program that grants anyone access to the same CRYENGINE toolset that was used to create the Xbox One exclusive game, Ryse: Son of Rome.


Related Topix: Ryse, Microsoft Game Studios