Crytek UK Named Best Business in Regional Awards

Nottingham (UK) – July 05, 2012

Crytek UK Named Best Business in Regional Awards

Nottingham-based Studio’s Creativity Recognized With Business Innovation Award

Crytek’s UK studio, based in Nottingham, England, has picked up the top prize in an awards ceremony that honors outstanding businesses in the area.

Crytek UK was one of three companies in the running for the Business Innovation Award at the 2012 Nottingham Post Business Awards, and was ultimately named winner by a panel of judges tasked with singling out the company that had most successfully converted novel ideas into success in the marketplace.

About the Nottingham Post Business Awards

The Nottingham Post Business Awards have been running for 26 years and commend outstanding success and achievement by companies or individuals in the region. Successful entrants in the Business Innovation Award will be companies in which a new idea, or novel use of an existing one, is making a significant contribution to their business.

About Crytek GmbH

Crytek GmbH (“Crytek”) is an independent company at the forefront of the interactive entertainment industry, and is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming by creating standout experiences for Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC, mobile devices and games-as-service using their cutting-edge 3D-Game-Technology, CryENGINE®.

The company’s headquarters are in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). Crytek also has studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Nottingham (UK) and Shanghai (China).

Since its foundation in 1999, Crytek has consistently been recognized for excellence in its field, earning accolades such as the 2011 Develop Award for Best Independent Studio and a 2010 Red Dot Design Award. Its multi-award winning games include Far Cry®, Crysis® (awarded best PC Game of E3 2007 and Best Technology at the 2008 Game Developers Choice Awards), Crysis Warhead® (awarded Best Graphics Technology at IGN Best of 2008 Awards) and Crysis® 2 (awarded Best Shooter of E3 2010 and Gamescom 2010).

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