1. cageymaru

    Crytek Demos Real-Time Ray Traced Reflections Running on an AMD Vega 56

    Crytek has released a new video demonstrating the results of a CRYENGINE research and development project called Neon Noir. Neon Noir is based on an advanced version of CRYENGINE's Total Illumination showcasing real-time ray tracing. The demo shown below is running on an AMD Vega 56 and...
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    Crytek Ray Tracing Demo NOIR out, hardware agnostic!

    Looks VERY good, better than any implementation to date I'd say
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Hunt Showdown is On Sale at The Humble Store

    As we've noted before, Hunt Showdown is one of the best looking, and best playing, multiplayer shooters around, and it gets better with every update. While it normally goes for $30 (and will likely be even more expensive once it leaves early access), the Humble Store has the Cryengine-based...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Update 5.0 for Hunt Showdown is Out

    Hunt Showdown's 5.0 Update is out, and among other things, it seems to make make the already visually stunning game look even better. The developers have added times of day to the Lawson Delta and Stillwater Bayou Maps, meaning you can now hunt in "Daylight, Nighttime, Golden, and Foggy"...
  5. cageymaru

    How Hit Registration Mechanics Work in Hunt Showdown

    The Hunt Showdown developers have penned a highly technical article called "The State of Hit Registration in Hunt" that explains how hit registration works in Hunt and video games in general. They describe in great detail how network latency in the client and server relationship can create shot...
  6. AlphaAtlas

    Hunt: Showdown Shows off Quickplay in New Trailer

    Crytek just pushed the Hunt: Showdown 4.0 update out, and one of the headlining features is the new Quickplay game mode. The developers say the mode is designed for solo hunters, who drop in 10 player games and race to close four Rifts. New rounds start with a free hunter, and the first player...
  7. AlphaAtlas

    Hunt: Showdown 3.0 Update is Live

    Hunt: Showdown's 3.0 Update went live today. The headline feature of this patch is the new Lawson Delta map, which has officially entered beta status and should be available in the mission selection menu. Other highlights include a skill-based matchmaking system, a movement inertia system which...
  8. AlphaAtlas

    Watch the Hunt Showdown 3.0 Developer Livestream

    The Hunt Showdown 3.0 update is coming soon. Among other things, the update will introduce quickplay, for getting in and out of games faster. On top of that, the devs are teasing a new map, which is set to launch at Twitchcon. Check out the developer live stream here.
  9. AlphaAtlas

    Communications ICs Represent the Majority of the Foundry Market

    According to Digitimes, the communications IC market accounts for 52% of the whole pure-play foundry market. 10 years ago, computers and computing systems made up the bulk of the market, but thanks to relatively flat PC sales, they only make up 19% of the market now. IC foundry sales for...
  10. AlphaAtlas

    CryEngine 5.5 Released

    A major update to Crytek's CryEngine was released today, featuring over "1000 fixes, changes, improvements, and features" since the last release. Some highlights include SVO Ray-traced Shadows, a documentation overhaul, terrain system improvements, game platform plugins, a Unity migration guide...
  11. FrgMstr

    Crytek Moves on Cloud Imperium Games

    Crytek is suing Cloud Imperium for a couple of things, where the relationship has seemed to go off the rails. First and foremost is that Cloud Imperium used Crytek's CryEngine for a game that Cloud Imperium did not have license for, Squadron 42. Also attached to this is the fact that Cloud...
  12. cageymaru

    Hunt Showdown Is an Aural and Visual Tech Masterpiece

    I love playing Hunt Showdown as it is visually and aurally stunning. The sense of being in a swamp surrounded by enemies that can end your life in a second is accentuated by the threat of human competitors in this no-holds-barred death-match. We use Hunt Showdown to test PC gaming headsets...
  13. FrgMstr

    Crytek Plays Hunt Showdown with Crytek

    Crytek has its official Hunt Showdown stream flowing this morning. Their community manager is in there now but we do expect some of the game devs to be in there later playing a few rounds. They will be discussing game changes and updates. Check out the stream! Hunt Showdown is 25% off this...
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    Crytek Responds to CIG's Request to Dismiss Star Citizen Case

    Last month Crytek filed suit against Cloud Imperium and Roberts Space Industries for violating their contract for CryEngine. CIG filed a motion seeking dismissal, and today Crytek responded. Crytek pulls no punches in its response, fully outlining the broken promises from CIG. Some of the...
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    Crytek's Hunt: Showdown

    Thanks the folks at PC Gamer for this. Originally envisioned as Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age, another Left 4 Dead type of multiplayer game, Crytek Studios decided to keep the survival elements and put their own twist on things as well as changing the name. As a duo, you and your partner will...
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    Why Are Dinosaurs Everywhere In VR?

    Why are dinosaurs everywhere in VR? Because they are cool? Because you can't just go to a zoo and see one? They are massive and are fun to "see" in VR? I mean, it's not like you can go to a museum and fight off a pack of dinosaurs in an open field. I could go on all day. ;) When done right...
  17. cageymaru

    Crytek VR Demo Puts More Dinosaurs In Your Eyes

    Crytek VR Demo Puts More Dinosaurs In Your Eyes Crytek VR Demo Puts More Dinosaurs In Your Eyes Steam link to demo for those with headsets. Back to Dinosaur Island Part 2 on Steam For those of us without VR here is a Youtube video of the experience. Is the immersion worth the obviously lower...