UTV’s Ignition London licences Crytek’s CryEngine 3

MUMBAI: Ignition Entertainment has licensed Crytek’s critically acclaimed CryEngine 3.


Ignition, the worldwide publisher/developer, will use CryEngine 3 for the first game published from its London studio. This flagship title is a uniquely crafted combat action-adventure, set for release on the XBOX 360 and PlayStation 3.


"For us, the advanced cross-platform technologies offered by Crytek were the natural choice. The comprehensive tools and expert support provided by Crytek, combined with the experience of our team, are already delivering impressive results. In particular, the rapid speed of iteration that can be achieved when using CryEngine 3 Sandbox makes this a tool of choice for anyone seriously intent on delivering AAA cross-platform titles," said Ignition Entertainment CEO Vijay Chadha.


"We’re delighted that Ignition London decided CryEngine 3 is the only engine capable of achieving the vision for their flagship game. Their team is highly talented with ambitions to create truly state-of-the-art games – and from what we’ve seen already, we’re confident their development will showcase and even enhance the technology in CryEngine 3. We always work closely with all our licensees and we look forward to achieving amazing things together with Ignition London in the future," added Crytek director of global business development of CryEngine Carl Jones.


CryEngine 3 delivers everything developers need to create AAA games. It is the only solution that provides multi-award winning graphics, physics and AI out of the box. It also introduces CryEngine 3 Live Create, the fastest truly cross-platform development solution available. CryEngine 3 Live Create lets developers simultaneously create and edit game content, in real-time, on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC from a single developer’s PC.