Crytek co-founder Avni Yerli admits that the studio’s reputation has been damaged by recent controversy, but that the firm can turn that around.
Maybe they should try mobile games? I dunno. Hopefully they can turn things around.
They need maybe a new engine, the engine gameplay elements are very lacklustre
Their engine is fine. Maybe they need to lower its price.
it's about time Crytek. Start firing that moron CEO. it's the brother saying this? oh well...
I Really hope crytek fix things all of them. To me they have done no harm. I wish them nothing bad. I personally think any dev is a good dev. Theres no sense in Putting down a good dev when they're down, their engine rocks and they are loaded with talent. Good luck crytek
They got to big for their britches. 1. They have an amazing engine, but they're not an amazing developer. Their main goal should be getting their engine in the hands of more developers. Lower the price of entry, before Unreal Engine 4 takes over everything, or developers start making their own. Regardless of if you think your engine is better, you can't enter a market that's already dominated by a competitor without offering a comparable / better product and at a reduced price. 2. Next they need to split into small teams and work on smaller projects. Building huge $60 games isn't their strong suit right now, so focus on smaller projects like a multiplayer only FPS, a short action adventure game in the same vein as Darkstalkers, overall treat your company as a powerhouse AAA indie like Ninja Theory is doing. The middle dev is gone, you either have to be a AAA dev or indie. So make multiple good $20 games, instead of trying to make a big $60 that ends up being average at best, especially considering all the talent you pulled from THQ. 3. Hire writers and developer who focus on gameplay. These are the two greatest weaknesses of Crytek. Ryse had a good story, but the gameplay was average at best. Crysis has above average gameplay, with average writing at best. You can't make $60 games with that kind of balance. Graphics only get you so far (for the most part it only gets you instantly noticed). Once you have your team fully prepared then you can go back to making $60 games. That's what needs to happen for them to recover, and even then it's going to take most of this generation. So licensing your engine needs to be a huge priority, then making smaller budget games, then team building, then you can get back into the AAA scene if that's what you want.
They said try to FIX their damaged image, not dowse it in gasoline and set it ablaze. What they need to do is stop focusing on making the most realistic looking game and focus on the best gameplay, art style, story they can make. Gameplay always > graphics and they really never learned that in school or from history.
I won't buy another product until they fire Cevat. What he did was inexcusable.
Cevat knows what he's doing. Im sure all these changes will lead to something better! I feel sorry for the guys who got layed off and im sure they would easily get their jobs back once Crytek have enough capital to support all those devs. And i have a feeling that they have learnt their lesson and will develop quality games after 2 years or so.
Lucky because there will be no other products to buy after Ryse on PC. They are going F2P.
What did he do that hurt you so much???
If you fix your gameplay department then everything will be good , ryse had a good story and incredible graphics just needed a better gameplay to be a great game .
Now please make something that has actual good gameplay and not spend all the effort on shiny graphics.
Eh...I enjoyed the hell out of the gameplay in the Crysis games. Excellent gameplay, amazing graphics and an average story all added up to a good game to me. Crysis is one of the only first person shooters that I can play with stealth and strategy. The gameplay is dynamic and that is one of the things I love about it. Most shooters are almost nothing but shooting galleries.
They need to stop screwing around and make there games multiplat instead of having he's head up Phil's ass its Microsoft that put them where they are
I want the to drop the mentality "Bigger is the only option". For example they don't think a Time Splitters 4 will sell since it's an FPS that doesn't go for cutting edge graphics or tough, gritty visuals. I look at the FPS landscape and there are almost no FPS' centered around fun, color, and zaniness. There's military shooters then there's Team Fortress 2. There's a big reason I'm excited for Devil Third: the multiplayer looks crazy, unique, and a ton of fun, it's not your typical FPS (much like TS) Timesplitters would be cheaper to make and would fit a missing void in the FPS genre. They could even make it F2P for PC's and let you play or pay for characters and customization options.
Bulletstorm was pretty crazy and had plenty of color to it. They added the Skillshot system which had to try and kill enemies in different ways with different weapons. It was a pretty cool game tbh. If you can get passed the weird dialogue and forced profanity, the gameplay is pretty solid.
They can try, but it doesn't change the fact that they've chosen to be a F2P studio.
I'll give them the benefit of the doubt...unlike the bandwagon Crytek auto haters on this site.
bandwagon haters? from what im reading, almost everyone just wants better gameplay. which compared to other games, really isnt too much to ask for. just saying...
Yeah, I like their games. So shoot me. I guess the cool thing to do nowadays is hate Crytek. I like the gameplay in the Crysis games a lot. It's one of the best things about their games. I haven't played Ryse yet so I don't know about that. The story is the only thing I thought was weak in their games and could use some improvement.
I hope their "quality products" come with better gameplay.
Their gameplay never backs up what they say, so there's that to work on. Not to mention they need to lay off someone like Cevat Yerli.
Crytek has to stop making bad games. They have a good engine but the gameplay in many of their games is atrocious. Also reaching a wide variety of platforms would help as well.
This has been repeated so often by the bandwagoners that some of you almost take it as some incontestable truth, but the fact is most of Crytek's games have scored well and they didn't get those scores by having horrible gameplay.
H AH AH AH nice one crytek , your last annonced game is a generic MOBA clone that doesn't even look good graphically. And even when your previous games looked good, they had shitty gameplay.. but well continue to "try"
You're not going to regain any of your lost reputation if you are making free to play games only. The moment your company took that direction, you became irrelevant in the gaming industry. Goodbye.
Is this april yet ?
how about selling MS the Ryse property so Xbox One gamers can get a Ryse sequel.
Make a game that doesn't suck and show off insane bullshit top end tier requiring a high end system and I'll pay money to play it. F**k man, go back to basics and make a game that is fun and interesting, and open to all platforms. Seeing a former good developer going down the drain is not what I was expecting.
avni... what a stupid name avni...
Your making fun of someone's name because it's different???? You sir succeed in being a complete ignorant ahole.
All I think about Crytek is how they never fixed the grain glitch in Crysis 2 for 360. Ruined what could have been a very exciting game, I fell in love with them then grew to hate them with that game. All their games have been bad afterwards anyways so I not missing much.
they can start with new Timesplitters
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