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All posts tagged "Crytek"

  • The evolution of Far Cry: from the South Pacific to the Mesolithic

    For many gamers, the Far Cry series was and is a pivotal title in their gaming careers – certainly it was for mine. It's not as if it was the only FPS I've ever played, however at the time it set itself apart with exceptional graphics, good level design and interesting locations that set it apart from its peers. 12 years down the line and 11 games in, Far Cry remains a series with a loyal following, as well as one which still holds appeal to new players. The question then is, how do the developers manage to keep this series...

  • ‘Ryse: Son of Rome’ review: Veni, vidi, fail

    It's difficult to gauge launch titles for new gaming consoles. Sure, these titles are supposed to show off what the console is capable of, but at the same time the developers haven't fully 'unlocked' the system and all of its potential. Ryse: Son of Rome was a launch title of the Xbox One, a year and a half later we see if it still rises to the challenge. Developed by Crytek, the studio behind the original Far Cry and the Crysis series, Ryse is their first foray into a more historical title. I use the word historical in the lightest...

  • New ‘7 Wonders of Crysis 3’ video released

    Leading up to the release of Crysis 3 this February, the fifth instalment of the 7 Wonders of Crysis 3 teaser videos has been posted, showing off "The Perfect Weapon". This time Prophet dons the Nanosuit, turning a man into the ultimate weapon... or the ultimate weapon into a man... the ultimate weapon man into the suit... the ultimate suit into the weapon man... Actually just watch the video. The graphics and gameplay...