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Crysis on XBL requires “always-on” connection with a catch

Crysis on XBL requires “always-on” connection with a catch

MS Xbox World have reported today that the recent copy of the original Crysis which you probably just downloaded from the XBL Games on Demand service requires you to have an “always on” internet connection to play and enjoy without issues. Any interruption to your connection triggers a 10 minute timer (and an on screen message at 1 minute intervals), informing you of how long you have...

Crysis now on 360 Games on Demand

Crysis now on 360 Games on Demand

Nanosuit fans in the EU and UK can now get their hands on the original Crysis game via Xbox Live Games on Demand. As we have already stated, the download will set you back 1,600 Microsoft Points. You can queue up the download here, and at just over 4 GB, you might want to start it now. Cloak engaged.

Original Crysis coming to consoles October 4th

Original Crysis coming to consoles October 4th

EA have announced that the console version of the original Crysis game will be released on October 4th. It will arrive as a digital download and be available on the Xbox Live Marketplace for 1,600 Microsoft Points. Those who have played the original game know how far ahead of its time it was. With the power of CryEngine3 behind this console “recreation”, expect it to look glorious on ...

[Updated] THQ and Crytek teaming up on next Homefront title

[Updated] THQ and Crytek teaming up on next Homefront title

THQ today announced that the next title in its Homefront franchise will be developed by multi-award winning FPS veterans Crytek UK. The yet to be named sequel (Homefront 2 for now) is scheduled for release in THQ’s fiscal year 2014 on Xbox 360 and other platforms. It will be developed using the CryEngine 3 powerhouse. “Selecting Crytek to take Homefront forward underscores our strate...

Original Crysis game set to land on Xbox 360 next month

Original Crysis game set to land on Xbox 360 next month

Nanosuit fans rejoice. According to a report by Kotaku, Crytek are going to release the game which had many gamers scrambling to update their rigs (just to run Crysis) on consoles, including the Xbox 360. The console version of Crysis will apparently sport some new features like improved lighting effects. Check out the trailer below (courtesy of Gametrailers) which shows of the 360 version of the...

Crysis 2 Decimation Pack out now for Xbox 360

Crysis 2 Decimation Pack out now for Xbox 360

The Decimation Pack for Crysis 2 is now available (as of yesterday), and it includes five new maps and a couple of new weapons. The new maps are listed below: 5th Avenue Chasm Plaza Prism Apartments The new weapons are the FY71 Assault Rifle, and the Smoke Grenade. Check out the Decimation Pack trailer after the break. Crysis 2 Decimation Pack Trailer

Crysis 2 map pack confirmed; named “Retaliation”

Crysis 2 map pack confirmed; named “Retaliation”

EA have confirmed that there will be a Crysis 2 map pack, titled Retaliation, VG247 can confirm. The DLC pack will feature 4 maps; Transit, Compound, Shipyard and Park Avenue. You can watch the trailer below. Crysis 2: Retaliation DLC Trailer

Crytek releases console patch for Crysis 2

Crytek releases console patch for Crysis 2

Crytek have dropped a patch for the console versions of Crysis 2, which addresses some bugs in both the single and multiplayer portions of the game. A full, exhaustive list can be found detailed on the MyCrysis Forums. The 360 version of the patch actually went live at the end of last week.

UK Charts: Crysis 2 maximises its position at the top

UK Charts: Crysis 2 maximises its position at the top

EA and Crytek shooter Crysis 2 has maintained top spot in today’s Chart Track figures, with Zumba Fitness and Lego Star Wars rounding out the podium positions. FIFA 11 continues to maintain a strong prescence in the chart at 8th and Motorstorm Apocalypse failed to even make it into the top ten. The chart looks especially good for EA though, with 4 titles charting in the top ten places. Cry...

Crysis 2 Reviews round up

Crysis 2 Reviews round up

The review embargo has just lifted for many publications, and you can see how Crysis 2 has fared across the board right here. (Scores will be added as they come in) OXM – 9/10 IGN – 9/10 Gamespot – 8.5/10 EuroGamer – 8/10 Joystiq – 4/5 StrategyInformer – 8/10 StatePress – 5/5 X360A – 90% NowGamer (Xbox 360) – 8.9/10 VideoGamer – 9/10 Gam...