Berlin / Frankfurt, October 11th, 2007 -
Earlier this summer, Germany's award-winning studio Crytek GmbH began licensing the successor to its previous middleware program, CryENGINE ®
to educational institutions, offering them the opportunity to incorporate the CryENGINE 2®
into their teaching programs and begin production of ambitious student projects created with their user-friendly development tools.
"We really thank Crytek's management for their willingness to make their technology available for educational programs. Our students will start bringing this license to life with juicy projects!" said Thomas Dlugaiczyk, principal of Games Academy™ GmbH.
Crytek is dedicated to contribute to the education of future industry talents: "We are very happy with the Games Academy being the first educational institution in Europe to license our CryENGINE 2®
. With this licensing agreement we are actively supporting the development of promising talents for the industry, as well as allowing people's to advance their skills in using high end graphical technologies", stated Avni and Faruk Yerli, Managing Directors of Crytek GmbH.
About Games Academy™ GmbH
The Games Academy™ GmbH, state approved vocational school for Game Design based in Berlin, is Europe's leading academy for the education of professional Game Designers, Game 3D-programmers, Game Artists and producers. The Games Academy was founded 2002 as the first specialised school for he computer- and videogame industry in Germany. The academy offers its students a modern education related to practices in the games industry. Fur further information about the company and its courses please visit the websitehttp://www.games-academy.de
About Crytek GmbH
Crytek GmbH ("Crytek") creators of the multiple award winning next- generation first person shooter Far Cry®
, and the soon to be released blockbuster hit Crysis®
, awarded as 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 http://www.crytek.com
. Development teams who are interested in obtaining a commercial license for the CryENGINE 2® middleware should mail their inquiries to cryenginecrytek.com
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