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Crytek websites hacked, personal details may have been accessed

Crysis developer Crytek has warned users that their personal details may have been accessed in a website breach. The studio took four of its websites offline over the weekend – Crytek.com, MyCrysis.com, Crydev.net and MyCryenginge.com. Each carried the following message:

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Crytek reveals its publishing ambitions

Developer Crytek will become a fully-fledged publisher in a matter of weeks. The company behind Crysis will publish its free-to-play game,Warface. Former NCSoft marketing boss Dirk Metzger was recruited last year to put together a publishing team, which is now

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Crytek’s Cervat Yerli believes free-to-play is the future, but not the sort that Valve’s using in Team Fortress 2. Crytek is set to focus on the free-to-play market with its future games and is leading the way with Warface, but according to CEO Cervat Yerli, Valve’s Team Fortress isn’t ‘a real free-to-play game’. (…) Valve’s experimentation with Team Fortress 2 has led to many new items being made available to buy such as cosmetic content, but players can also purchase weapons that apply bonuses tipping its ‘free-to-play’ set-up into ‘pay-to-win’. “There’s some great experiment there, with user-generated content, but you buy items. You have to buy items. The only thing that’s free-to-play there is they I can just go into the game and play it. But there’s a piece of game I can’t access without spending money.” There’s clearly a need for games to experiment with what works (and what players are comfortable paying for) when it comes to free-to-play.

Crytek’s Cervat Yerli believes free-to-play is the future, but not the sort that Valve’s using in Team Fortress 2. Crytek is set to focus on the free-to-play market with its future games and is leading the way with Warface, but

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With 7.5M users in Russia, Crytek’s free-to-play shooter Warface is coming to the U.S. (preview)

Crytek is bring its Warface first-person shooter online game to the U.S. soon. This is all about taking triple-A-quality shooting games and reinventing them as low-barrier, free-to-play titles that you can play with minimal hassle on a wide variety of

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Next-gen consoles can’t compete with PCs, says Crytek boss

Whatever Sony and Microsoft have up their sleeves for the next round of console wars, Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli says the next-gen boxes won’t be able to compete with existing PCs on horsepower. Speaking with Eurogamer to promote the launch

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Crytek to “Transition Entirely” to Free-to-Play Within Five Years

Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli has announced he expects the company to “transition entirely” to free-to-play within five years. Speaking with Venture Beat, Yerli explained that the decision wasn’t a new one, and that the past six years have seen the

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Crytek taking applications for free-to-play military shooter Warface

Crytek is now accepting beta applications for their upcoming free-to-play game called Warface, powered by CryENGINE 3. The program is being run through GFace, Crytek’s social networking service that’s still operating under a closed beta. (…) The game is said

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Warface: Crytek’s warning shot to the ‘free’ market

Warface producer Peter Holzapfel and the team at Crytek Kiev are sick of the supposed ‘long con’ that comes with free games, and has its sights set on releasing a full triple-a, CryEngine 3 FPS experience in the West with

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Crytek considered free-to-play multiplayer for Crysis 2 and 3

Free-to-play is the future for Crysis developer Crytek. While Crysis 3 will be a full retail release published by Electronic Arts, the developer considered implementing F2P elements into the upcoming shooter. “We even considered a standalone free-to-play version for Crysis

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Crytek’s Free-to-Play FPS, Warface, Reaches Five Million Users in Russia

Crysis studio Crytek recently declared that it will be looking towards developing more free-to-play games in the future. It’s not hard to see why, when you see the success that Warface has achieved in Eastern Europe. The freemium shooter has

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