Crytek to attend ChinaJoy 2008

CryENGINE 2 middleware to be showcased in China for the first time

Frankfurt, (PresseBox) - International game developer Crytek, the developers of last year's multi-award winning game Crysis® for PC, will be demonstrating their highly acclaimed all in one gaming middleware solution, the CryENGINE® 2, at this year's ChinaJoy (July 17th - 19th) gaming convention in Shanghai.

"The phenomenal rate of growth of the gaming industry in China has been something we have been paying close attention to for some time..." said Faruk Yerli, Managing Director of Crytek "We feel the Chinese market has a strong need for better, more flexible, and more tightly integrated development tools, and a 3D game engine that can provide a significantly more immersive gaming experience, than was previously possible with other technologies. We are pleased to take this opportunity to demonstrate our CryENGINE®2 middleware at this critically important event, as we continue our expansion into new areas of strategic importance for our company."

First publicly demonstrated at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, where it became the instant hit of the show, the CryENGINE® 2 has already been licensed to a number of major publishers around the globe, including several MMOs and virtual world projects. It is now available for immediate licensing in China.

Crytek will be providing hourly presentations at the ChinaJoy booth W2-19 in Hall 2 which are open to the public. Harald Seeley, Crytek's Engine Business Manager, will also be available during the show for private meetings to discuss licensing details with prospective clients, and recommended that developers make an appointment now to ensure they would be able arrange a meeting at the show. To make an appointment prior to the start of the show we highly recommend to email us at chinajoy@crytek.com. Of course, you can also come by our booth at the show and arrange for a meeting time directly with our booth staff, if any appointment openings are still available."

Crytek GmbH

Crytek GmbH ("Crytek") creators of the multi-award winning first person shooter Far Cry®, and the recent blockbuster hit Crysis®, awarded best PC Game of both E3 2007 and the 2007 Leipzig Games Convention, is an interactive entertainment development company with its headquarters located in Frankfurt Main, Germany and additional studios in Kiev, Ukraine and Budapest, Hungary. Crytek is dedicated to creating exceptionally high quality video games for the PC and next-generation consoles, powered by their proprietary cutting edge 3D-Game-Technology CryENGINE®2. For more information about Crytek, please visit www.crytek.com. Development teams who are interested in obtaining a commercial license for the CryENGINE® 2 middleware should mail their inquiries to cryengine@crytek.com.

Crytek, Crysis and CryENGINE are registered trademarks or trademarks of Crytek GmbH in the USA, Germany and/or other countries.

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