Exploring ten years of Far Cry, gaming’s most unconventional, experimental shooter series

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Fools rush in. Numerous singers have told us so, over the years, from Shirley Bassey to The Morning Benders. And yet still we do, careening into a firefight with scant regard for our health bars. Sometimes we get away with it – we’re super-soldiers, Master Chiefs, grizzled grunts with more muscle on our thumbs than… Continue reading

Crytek on the challenge of creating Xbox One’s launchday showpiece, Ryse: Son Of Rome

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By giving Xbox One its mandatory early visual powerhouse – despite all the doomsaying about the hardware’s horsepower – Ryse was arguably the console’s most important launch title. It disrupted the narrative, leaving many players clueless as to what the platform can really achieve. It’s certainly hard to imagine more on day one in terms… Continue reading

Ryse: Son of Rome review

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Ryse: Son Of Rome’s creators know history, but don’t really care about it. History is a disposable thing, valuable for setting the scene or establishing villains, but discarded in favour of fantasy the minute it gets in the way of telling a ripping yarn. Similarly, there’s evidence that Ryse’s development team knows about innovation in… Continue reading

Crysis 3: The Lost Island DLC is coming on June 4

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Crytek shooter gets four new maps, two new multiplayer modes and extra weapons.

Game Industry Jobs: Vacancies at Crytek, Rovio, Microsoft, and more

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This week’s most promising new opportunities in the game development business.

Game industry jobs: New openings at Goodgame, Crytek and Microsoft

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This week’s top new vacancies on the Edge jobs board in one place.

GDC 2013: Crytek shows off CryEngine 3 in licensee showcase

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Video includesSniper 2, Godslayer and Chris Roberts’ Star Citizen.

Game industry jobs: New roles at Reflections, Rovio, Crytek and CCP

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Our weekly game industry jobs round-up highlights some of the recently advertised positions from Edge Jobs.

Game industry jobs: New roles at EA, Crytek and Rare

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Our weekly game industry jobs round-up highlights some of the recently advertised positions from Edge Jobs.

Crysis 3 review

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Crytek’s latest creation beautiful, but it is lacking in identity and purpose. Find out more in our review.