Crysis Warhead: Stand-alone game confirmed, PC exclusive, better graphics than Crysis 1?
It's official: Crytek and EA deliver a new Crysis game in fall 2008. Crysis: Warhead offers a parallel story to the original game. Powered by a pimped CryEngine 2.
Crysis: Warhead is a new game that tells the Crysis story from the perspective of the character Psycho. Additionally to the new single player campaign with its new weapons and vehicles, there will be new multiplayer content. The official Crytek annunciation contains the following statements:
"We were very pleased with the reception of Crysis from both gamers and media after our launch last year,” said Cevat Yerli, CEO and President of Crytek. "That being said, one of the key principles of our studio is to always raise the bar. With Warhead, we are focusing on refining our storytelling and game performance, while also delivering more of the visually stunning graphics and immersive, free-roaming gameplay everyone loved in Crysis.”
"The best result of a partnership that we can ask for in the EA Partners program is when a world class independent studio like Crytek chooses to continue to work with us,” said David DeMartini, Vice President and Global General Manager, EA Partners. "Crysis was an amazing game and is going to be a blockbuster franchise. We could not be more excited to be working with Crytek to launch another hit with Crysis Warhead this year.”
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