Crytek: Graphics are 60 percent of a game

By:  Eddie Makuch Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli has weighed in on the long-running discussion about graphics in games. Speaking to X360 Magazine, Yerli said graphics drive gameplay, and better visual fidelity allows developers to create more believable and engaging experiences. “People say that graphics don’t matter, but play Crysis and tell me they don’t matter,” Yerli said. “It’s always been about graphics driving gameplay.” Yerli pointed to Crysis … Continue reading Crytek: Graphics are 60 percent of a game

Crysis 3 multiplayer beta nets 3 million downloads

By:  Eddie Makuch The Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC multiplayer beta for Crysis 3, which went live January 29, has been downloaded over 3 million times worldwide, Electronic Arts announced today. In addition, EA said preorders for the first-person shooter are pacing ahead of Crysis 2 by 35 percent. On top of this, EA revealed that its online video series “The 7 Wonders of Crysis 3” helped the Crysis … Continue reading Crysis 3 multiplayer beta nets 3 million downloads

How Crysis 3 Can Pick Up The Slack

By: Adam Ma   (@34thGingerbread) It’s interesting how well received Crysis 2 was, and yet at the same time there was still that little bit of disappointment that loomed over it. It wasn’t the graphics and gunplay, as both aspects of the game received universal critical acclaim. No one had anything bad to say about the representation of Manhattan either, the only criticism there being towards … Continue reading How Crysis 3 Can Pick Up The Slack