Crytek Says 3D is the Future of Crysis

It should come as no surprise that Crytek's roadmap for the Crysis IP will permanently incorporate 3D. Crytek boss Cervat Yerli revealed the company's plans in a recent interview after he was asked if 3D was merely an experiment inserted into the upcoming game, Crysis 2. Surprisingly, he admitted that the sequel is somewhat of a re-launch of the franchise.

"Crysis on consoles for us is pretty much taking the ground that Crysis games will be 3D now and in the future," he said. "Console gamers haven't seen [the original] Crysis yet and when we launch Crysis 2 it's kind of like a re-launch of the franchise. We want to make sure people associate the Crysis brand with 3D gaming in the future."

But he assures fans that it's not just a gimmick, but rather a way to transform the TV or PC monitor into a window leading to a new world. He said that once gamers pick up the controls and experience 3D gaming, they many not ever want to play in 2D again.

Still, isn't the whole 3D buzz just a temporary fad as seen in previous attempts? "I think that it will stay around," he admitted. "As soon as the first affordable 3DTVs arrive I think it's a no-brainer at that point, everyone will adapt. Initially there will be a more hardcore audience. I don't think every game will be 3D right away, but there will be some high-end production value games that will be 3D and will benefit from it."

That may be true, however 3D will probably become more acceptable once the technology no longer needs the use of glasses.

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  • braneman
    now imagine the computer you would have to get to play Crysis 2 in 3d, maybe you'd have to tape two high end rigs together.
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  • tipmen
    I still believe 3d is just a fad. I've tried to watch things in 3d all it does is give me headaches and cost more.
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  • jesman1985
    the crytek engine is awesome.. BUT imho.. crysis is horrible.. guess what game fried my HD4890? yup.. crysis.. and that was literally right before i was about to uninstall it.. the games boring.. AND its evil.. it knew i was going to uninstall it so it blew up my video card!!!
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  • braneman
    now imagine the computer you would have to get to play Crysis 2 in 3d, maybe you'd have to tape two high end rigs together.
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  • Assmar
    See you later, Crysis: I hardly knew thee.
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  • rooket
    if they made it more fun, without aliens... that would be a better future for the game. i could only get into crysis games for the beginning levels. once the alieans started floating about, the appeal planed off. not expecting a whole lot out of the new crysis game due to that.
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