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Crysis and Crysis 2 multiplayer "will no longer be playable" from May 31st

Posted: 14.04.2014 by Technet2k

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With the GameSpy Technologies shutdown this May 31st there are going to be a lot of games with any multiplayer, unless studios get patching. Crytek has confirmed Crysis 1 & 2 will be losing their online portions.

May 31st will be the "conclusion of online multiplayer support" as the GameSpy service shuts off. Both games' single-player campaigns are "unaffected by this transition,".

Rumour: EA Partners label to discontinue, Respawn's project unaffected

Posted: 25.04.2013 by Technet2k

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Publisher EA is shaking things up and among the casualties list is apparently the EA Partners label which saw third-party developers have their work signed up for distribution through EA's retail channels.

The likes of Crysis, Left 4 Dead, Portal 2, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, Bulletstorm and Rock Band all passed through the program, but now it faces the chop in the pursuit of streamlining.

Crysis 3 a "true sequel" to the original, "as opposed to Crysis 2"

Posted: 08.02.2013 by Technet2k

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In our exclusive talk with Crytek big cheese Cevat Yerli he revealed that Crysis 3 is "clearer as an IP," as the team behind it embraced a "hunter theme" that touches both singleplayer and multiplayer.

It brings the third full instalment closer to the original game, he remarked, "as opposed to Crysis 2." That 'hunter's aspect' was the creative driving force for Crytek - birthing the "seven wonders".

Crysis 3 a "dramatic" conclusion to Prophet, next Crysis "much more radical"

Posted: 13.11.2012 by Technet2k

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Developer Crytek reveals that they already have plans in mind for the next Crysis after Crysis 3, but it won't be called 'Crysis 4' as "it would be misleading," given that Prophet's story concludes.

Calling it '4' would "imply the story just moves on," but it doesn't. The studio is looking into something "much more radical and new" for the future of the franchise; no pre-production yet.

Crytek: CryEngine 3 already as good as Unreal Engine 4

Posted: 14.06.2012 by Nakerman

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Crytek believe CryEngine 3 already produces the same graphical output as Epic's Unreal Engine 4, despite the former being launched a number of years ago.
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