Crysis developer said to have new “big budget” game in development for consoles and PC.


Crytek already has a full slate, what with work ongoing on the Kinect-enabled title Ryse for Microsoft, THQ’s Homefront 2, and its first iOS title, Fibble – Flick ‘n’ Roll. However, the German game company has one more product in the pipeline as well, and it’s one that it expects to begin talking about next month.

Speaking to CVG, Crytek general manager Nick Button-Brown confirmed that the studio plans to announce a new “big budget” game for consoles and PCs in April.

“You know about Homefront, you know about Ryse,” Button-Brown said. “We are working on another project… [laughs] all three of which are looking really good…The other project looks absolutely fantastic–I mean, genuinely the best of that kind of project we’ve ever done.”

The obvious assumption would be that the new project will be a new installment in the Crysis first-person shooter franchise. Following on from 2007’s highly regardedoriginal, Crysis 2 scored a solid critical reception upon its release in 2011.

However, the studio has also been rumored to be reviving the TimeSplitters franchise. Crytek picked up franchise creator Free Radical in 2009, after that studio went bankrupt following the unsuccessful release of Haze. Though Free Radical officially announced TimeSplitters 4 in 2007, the franchise has lain dormant since 2005’s well-regarded TimeSplitters: Future Perfect.

HTC releases the list of handsets that will get Android 4.0 update


After providing vague estimates for some time now, HTC has finally come clean with the full list of handsets that will be receiving the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update.

The lucky phones that will be getting the update are as follows.

The update for the Sensation and Sensation XE have already started rolling out in some regions and will roll out in others in the coming weeks. The update for the Sensation 4G and XL will follow shortly, along with the rest of the handsets. This is still incredibly vague and HTC should have at least provided a time frame if not the exact date.

Htc Velocity

Htc Velocity

Having said that, if you have the any of the aforementioned handsets, you can sleep well at night knowing that you will at least be getting the update, hopefully before the world ends.