Frankfurt, Germany / Seoul, Korea, September 14 - Reloaded Studios, a recently formed Korean game development company, today announce that they have entered into a licensing agreement with Crytek, the German developers of the highly anticipated upcoming release, Crysis®, for use of the award winning CryENGINE 2®
middleware to develop their new Action Strategy MMORPG.
"Our technology team carefully reviewed and analyzed both the features and limitations of all of the major game engines and middleware solutions which are currently available to license, before making our choice." says Ki-Yong Cho, Chief Executive Officer of Reloaded Studios. "No other engine came close to offering the dynamic features, developer friendly tools, or provided anything near the visual quality of the CryENGINE 2®
. We felt it was extremely important when our game is eventually released that it will still be able to stand apart from all other titles, either currently existing or presently in development, in what is now already a very competitive market. We felt only the CryENGINE 2®
could support the dynamic content and massive landscapes we intend to build, let alone do justice to the unique art style we plan on bringing to our MMO. Licensing the CryENGINE 2®
was an obvious and unanimous choice."
"We are really looking forward to working together with Reloaded Studios on this exciting new game development." said Faruk Yerli, managing director of Crytek, "The experienced team that Reloaded Studios has brought together will ensure they have the talent and resources to create a blockbuster hit with this title. When we saw the stunning concept visuals and exciting game design ideas they shared with us we immediately knew that what they have planned will be a true next-generation MMORPG, and become the kind of game which will set the visual and game play standards against which future MMOâs will be judged."
About Reloaded Studios, Inc.
Reloaded Studios, Inc. ("Reloaded Studios") was founded in Seoul, Korea in 2007 by one of the Korea's online game pioneers, Ki-Yong Cho, Co-Founder of Webzen (NASDAQ: WZEN) and Creator of the MMORPG "MU" which became a phenomenal success across Asia with more than 50 million subscribers; Chris Lee, former head of Worldwide Studio group who managed nine studios worldwide; and Jino Lee, former senior publishing producer for APB and Red 5 Studio's unnamed project and development producer for "Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders". The other key members of Reloaded Studios consist of MMO industry veterans with a tremendous amount of previous networked games experience between them. Reloaded Studios is currently developing innovative and challenging action next-generation MMO which will open up new markets. For more information about Reloaded Studios, please visit www.reloadedstudios.com
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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