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Crytek Employees Say They're Not Getting Paid -- Again

Crytek Employees Say They're Not Getting Paid -- Again

The game company Crytek is again facing financial trouble and hasn’t paid many of its employees in months, according to a number of people who work there. Paychecks have been missing or late
Ex-Crytek Artist Looks To Sue Over Unpaid Salary

Ex-Crytek Artist Looks To Sue Over Unpaid Salary

A former Crytek artist wants to sue the company for not paying its staff—and he’s crowdfunding a lawyer to make it happen. Read more...

Crytek paid their Frankfurt staff missing salaries for October, according to a company source.

Crytek paid their Frankfurt staff missing salaries for October, according to a company source. The company says November paychecks will arrive next week. As we’ve been reporting, Crytek has been late
Crytek Closes Five Studios After Rough Year

Crytek Closes Five Studios After Rough Year

After a year of financial hardship, Crytek is closing its studios in Hungary, Bulgaria, South Korea, China, and Turkey, the developer said today. Crytek says they plan to “refocus on its core
Crycash teams up with Crytek to create cryptocurrency for gamers

Crycash teams up with Crytek to create cryptocurrency for gamers

EXCLUSIVE: The excitement and hype around cryptocurrencies and blockchain has come to gaming. Startup Crycash and game publisher Crytek have teamed up to create a new currency for gamers that aims to
Crytek Sues Star Citizen Makers For Breaching Contract

Crytek Sues Star Citizen Makers For Breaching Contract

German game publisher Crytek is suing Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) for breaching contract and infringing its copyright, asking for a jury trial to determine the value of
Crytek sues Star Citizen developers over game engine

Crytek sues Star Citizen developers over game engine

Legal action is another distraction for the long-delayed project.
Crytek Sues Star Citizen Developer For Breach of Contract

Crytek Sues Star Citizen Developer For Breach of Contract

Crytek, the developers behind CryEngine, have sued Cloud Imperium Games for multiple breaches of contract. Star Citizen's already bumpy development process has taken another unexpected twist. The post
Crytek Hires Major Law Firm to Sue ‘Star Citizen’ Developer

Crytek Hires Major Law Firm to Sue ‘Star Citizen’ Developer

Crytek has employed a legendary Wall Street law firm to pursue damages against the developers of perpetually-delayed space-sim Star Citizen.

Xbox's lack of compelling games won't be fixed next year

Microsoft's 2017 started six months early. At E3 2016, Xbox chief Phil Spencer closed out the company's keynote by teasing the "most powerful console ever." At this year's show, he finally revealed

Xbox's lack of compelling games won't be fixed next year

Microsoft's 2017 started six months early. At E3 2016, Xbox chief Phil Spencer closed out the company's keynote by teasing the "most powerful console ever." At this year's show, he finally revealed
Star Citizen maker says engine suit “never should have been filed”

Star Citizen maker says engine suit “never should have been filed”

CIG accuses Crytek of selective and misleading reading of license agreement.
Crytek’s multiplayer shooter Hunt: Showdown starts closed alpha testing on January 31

Crytek’s multiplayer shooter Hunt: Showdown starts closed alpha testing on January 31

Crytek announced today that its upcoming multiplayer shooter Hunt: Showdown will enter closed alpha testing on January 31 for PC. You can sign up for a chance to play here. Hunt: Showdown has players
Hunt demons with us as we live-stream the ‘Hunt: Showdown’ closed alpha

Hunt demons with us as we live-stream the ‘Hunt: Showdown’ closed alpha

Join Digital Trends as we check out the Hunt: Showdown closed alpha and try to hunt demons, claim bounties, sling guns, and not get killed by other players who will try to steal our prize. The post
Crytek replaces CEO Cevat Yerli with his brothers

Crytek replaces CEO Cevat Yerli with his brothers

German game developer and engine creator Crytek announced that Cevat Yerli will step down as CEO, and his brothers Avni and Faruk Yerli will take over as joint CEOs. Cevat Yerli will continue to serve
Crytek’s Hunt: Showdown gets its first big content update

Crytek’s Hunt: Showdown gets its first big content update

Crytek’s Hunt: Showdown has received its first content update, and the German game publisher and engine maker says it’s “huge.” The game is a multiplayer-only title in which two players search through
Hunt: Showdown comes to Xbox Game Preview

Hunt: Showdown comes to Xbox Game Preview

Microsoft’s program for unfinished games is getting another big port from the PC. Hunt: Showdown from developer Crytek is launching into Xbox Game Preview at some point in the future. Hunt is a
Crytek’s CryEngine update focuses on novice game devs

Crytek’s CryEngine update focuses on novice game devs

CryEngine is the other major game-dev toolkit. To continue competing with Unreal and Unity, Crytek has updated it to version 5.5 with 1,000-plus improvements.
Crysis, Crysis 2, Crysis 3 Now Backwards Compatible With Xbox One

Crysis, Crysis 2, Crysis 3 Now Backwards Compatible With Xbox One

Back in the day, Crytek’s Crysis franchise was a popular game amongst PC gamers, namely due to the fact that they generally required pretty high-end gaming hardware, and was frequently used to
Hunt: Showdown’s lead designer on sneaking through the new map

Hunt: Showdown’s lead designer on sneaking through the new map

Crytek is beefing up Hunt: Showdown, which launched on Steam Early Access nine months ago, with a new map, better matchmaking, and anti-cheating measures.