Crytek is dedicated to creating exceptionally high-quality video games for the PC and next-generation consoles, powered by their proprietary cutting-edge 3D-game technology CryENGINE®. The engine was awarded “Best Simulation in Real Time” at the Imagina Awards 2010 and ”Most Innovative Technology” at the European Innovative Game’s Awards. It is not only used throughout the video game industry, but also for many serious applications in fields from architecture, training and simulation to learning and development. Some of the developers who use Crytek’s CryENGINE® include NCSoft, Deutsche Telekom, Sohu ChangYou Gaming, XL Games and Norman Foster Design.

In September 1999, Crytek was founded as a virtual company by the three Turkish brothers Avni, Cevat and Faruk Yerli. It has since created the critically acclaimed PC titles Far Cry®, Crysis® (awarded “Best PC Game” of E3 2007 and “Best Technology” at the 2008 Game Developers Choice Awards) and Crysis Warhead® (awarded “Best Graphics Technology” at the IGN Best of 2008 Awards). Crytek launched the third version of CryENGINE® in October 2009, which is the first game development platform for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, MMO, DX9/DX10/ DX11 that also is truly next-gen ready. In March 2011 Crytek released the newest instalment of its multi-award winning FPS Crysis® series, Crysis® 2 – the first Crytek game available on all three major platforms.
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CryENGINE

CryENGINE

Updated 1 month ago Released Aug 4, 2004 with a commercial licence

Real time editing, bump mapping, dynamic lights, network system, integrated physics system, shaders, shadows and a dynamic music system are just some...

CryENGINE 2

CryENGINE 2

Updated 1 year ago Released Mar 5, 2007 with a commercial licence

Real time editing, bump mapping, dynamic lights, network system, integrated physics system, shaders, shadows and a dynamic music system are just some...

CryENGINE 3

CryENGINE 3

Updated 1 week ago Released Aug 15, 2011 with a commercial licence

CryENGINE®3 is the first PC, Playstation®3, and Xbox 360™ all-in-one game development solution that is Next-Gen ready with scalable computation and graphics...

CryENGINE 4

CryENGINE 4

Updated 1 week ago Released May 27, 2014 with a commercial licence

The new CRYENGINE® supports development on current and next generation consoles (Xbox One, PlayStation®4, and WiiU™), alongside PC, with further platforms...

Games
Crysis

Crysis Crysis

Updated 4 months ago Released Nov 12, 2007 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Earth, 2019. A team of US scientists makes a frightening discovery on an island in the South China Sea, and all contact with them is lost when the North...

Crysis 2

Crysis 2 Crysis 2

Updated 7 months ago Released Mar 21, 2011 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

The world has been ravaged by a series of climatic disasters and society is on the verge of total breakdown. Now the aliens have returned, with a full...

Crysis 3

Crysis 3 Crysis 3

Updated 1 year ago Released Feb 18, 2013 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Set in 2047, Prophet is on a revenge mission after uncovering the truth behind Cell Corporation’s motives for building the quarantined Nanodomes. The...

Crysis Warhead

Crysis Warhead Crysis Warhead

Updated 1 year ago Released Sep 16, 2008 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Take on the fight as the volatile Sergeant “Psycho” Sykes in a new parallel story taking place during the events of Crysis. Psycho’s secret mission will...

Crysis Wars

Crysis Wars Crysis Wars

Updated 6 months ago Released Sep 11, 2008 Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Crysis Wars is the standalone multiplayer game bundled with Crysis: Warhead. Building upon the original Crysis' multiplayer game, it has been expanded...

Far Cry

Far Cry Far Cry

Updated 2 months ago Released Mar 22, 2004 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Jack Carver is cursing the day he ever came to this island. A week ago Valerie, a brash newspaper reporter, offered him an incredible sum of cash to sail...

Ryse

Ryse Ryse

Updated 1 year ago TBD Single Player Fighting

Ryse (formerly known as Project: Kingdoms) is a new game from Crytek which was first revealed at E3 june 2011. Ryse can be played with Kinect or normal...

Warface

Warface Warface

Updated 2 years ago TBD Multiplayer First Person Shooter

The face of the war has changed. Crytek's first free-to-play online FPS delivers intense action and challenging battles.

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Joe_Shmoe
Joe_Shmoe May 5 2011, 7:13pm says:

Not a big fan of crysis 2, didnt enjoy it much, but still admire the tech behind it =)

I'd still like to see the original idea behind Farcry come to life (Dinosaurs), but with the new tech =P

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BAZOOKA_TROOPA
BAZOOKA_TROOPA Feb 17 2013, 4:43pm replied:

Dude. That would be awesome. Far Cry rebuilt on the CryEngine 3...
Damn, if my computer could run CryEngine 3 I would so be onto that right now.

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Taharos
Taharos May 11 2011, 6:00am replied:

Yeah, Crysis 2 wasn't all it cracked up to be. However, It presents a great challenge for modders when the SDK comes out this summer

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Vikom Online
Vikom Apr 8 2011, 9:29am says:

Your games are great. Far Cry is great, Crysis is great but Far Cry 2 by ubisoft is TERRIBLE!

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aqil02
aqil02 Apr 26 2011, 7:22am replied:

Far cry 2 was NOT made by Crytek.It was made by Ubisoft Montreal.It is not based on any engine that crytek has build or anything.FC2 almost has nothing to do with Crytek cept for the name.

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adfjkndjklnhdfs
adfjkndjklnhdfs Nov 10 2011, 8:49pm replied:

thats wrong, it was made on a heavily modified version of the cryEngine

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ps3gameboy
ps3gameboy Apr 25 2011, 12:07pm replied:

thats because it was made by ubisoft not the almighty Crytek

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hollowminds
hollowminds Apr 3 2011, 11:01am says:

Love your games, crysis2 has given me more than what it was worth in entertainment. Thanks :)
Also, cryengine amazes me, great stuff.

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PoppaOne
PoppaOne Feb 4 2010, 8:55pm says:

Okay Gents (and ladies if available) multiplayer login problems with MWLL. Registered and logged in last night, okay and GTG. Tried to login today and no-joy with username/password error and no email when trying to retrieve. Can you help?

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MiniHendrix
MiniHendrix Jan 10 2010, 12:38am says:

I think CryTek will always be top of the line.

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]BlackPhoenix[
]BlackPhoenix[ Oct 19 2009, 9:17am says:

I have now checked the demonstration video of the new CryEngine 3 and i must say its the best gaming experience (WYSIWYP) , its the best engine i have seen yet , great real time technology , i wish i could give the engine a 10000000 rating instead of 10.

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