Leaked documents suggest so
Studio executives really need to be more careful. Following the accidental unveiling of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag in a coffee shop last year, we’ve laid our grubby fingertips on a Ben 10-branded folder full of top-secret design documents for TimeSplitters IV. The papers reveal plenty about the long overdue...
Homefront divided opinion upon its release in early 2011. Despite not receiving particularly positive reviews, the THQ published first-person shooter enjoyed a fairly favourable commercial reception, thanks in part to a strong promotional push. The sequel to Homefront is currently in development at former TimeSplitters studio...
Well this one's a turn up for the books
You could probably call this a megaton if you wanted. THQ has just announced that the next entry in its Homefront series will be handled by Crysis developer Crytek. What the heck, indeed. Naturally the game will run on Crytek's CryEngine technology. The game's currently scheduled to release in THQ's fiscal year ending March 31st, 2014. We'd assume — given..
A rumour in the latest Official PlayStation Magazine hints that the TimeSplitters franchise may be on the verge of making a come-back
The magazine notes, "Gun-wielding monkeys are finally making a comeback! A fourth TimeSplitters title is to be announced soon." Crytek UK — the studio behind the TimeSplitters titles — has previously hinted it will have something to announce after..
"Start spreading the news
I'm leaving today. I want to be a part of it - New York, New York," are the lyrics that would be present in this Crysis 2 launch trailer if Crytek hadn't gone for some dodgy street remix majig. Don't get us wrong, we like some urban beats. Not keen on this tune though. But that doesn't matter because it's Crysis 2! Hide behind your desks folks. Stay in your house. The..
There are guns and fancy visual effects, therefore it must be Crysis 2, right? Here's your first look at Crytek's long-hyped first-person shooter which is looking
.. alright. Perhaps this is a bad selection of footage, but it all looks like rather average run-of-the-mill console shooter stuff to us, with the exception of a few standout moments (like where that building collapses, that's..
When was the last time you saw a game get moved forward? Yeah, long time ago right
Games only ever get delayed, they never get pushed forward. Well, except for Crysis 2 that is. EA's just announced that they're moving the game forward into the Autumn, as opposed to the previously announced end-of-year date. Woohoo. The news comes via a trade press advert in the latest issue of MCV. Word. If the..
There's a lot going into Crysis 2
Not only will the game be the showpiece for Crytek's new multiplatform engine, the CryEngine 3, but it's also got an entire team - the respected Crytek UK, formerly Free Radical (TimeSplitters, Haze) - working on its multiplayer. This goes against initial claims which suggested that Crytek UK were working on a new "original FPS" aswell as Crysis 2. Not..
The original Crysis is largely considered the best looking PC video game of all time
Those with a high-powered rig are able to squeeze unbelievable visuals out of the game. In fact - whisper it - if it weren't for Crysis' amazing visuals, no one would much care for the shooter. So in making the move to consoles with Crysis 2, developers Crytek want to ensure they leave the likes of Uncharted 2:..
Here's a new way of making your debut - put it on the big-screen at New York's Times Square
That's exactly what Crytek's done with their upcoming shooter Crysis 2. The footage doesn't really reveal much: people are missing, aliens have invaded, New York's ruined, there are people in big suits. Still. What did you expect? Gameplay? Pssht.
Naughty Dog set the benchmark with Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Sony Santa Monica raised the benchmark with God Of War III. Now Crytek want to take the console visuals crown with Crysis 2. Were aiming to set the graphical benchmark, executive producer Nathan Camarillo told British Playstation magazine, PSM3. Why would anyone not want to play a game with the best graphics they have ever..
Free Radical may be gone, but Crytek UK have now taken their place, and the chances of Timesplitters 4 with them
Speaking with Develop, Crytek UK's Karl Hilton commented:Going forward, weve always made it very clear that we want to build original games and were going to do that, and we are concepting some of that up at the moment. Its early days, but theres some really exciting stuff..
Haze was not the best shooter ever
Surprising seeing as it came from the now defunct Free Radical. A development team known for pretty awesome shooters. Karl Hilton of Cytek UK (basically what used to be Free Radical) protested that part of the problem with the team's Haze was due to the learning curve of the Playstation 3 platform."We spent more time trying get the game running properly and..
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