Warface Scoops Prestigious Award at South Korea's G-Star Expo

Nov 15, 2012, 08:10 ET from Crytek GmbH

SEOUL, November 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Crytek shooter named best FPS by leading games site, Inven

Adding to its growing list of accolades, Crytek GmbH's free-to-play shooter, Warface, was this week named Best FPS at the G-Star expo by a leading South Korean gaming site.

A panel of judges from popular website, Inven, decided that Warface stood head and shoulders above its rivals at G-Star and was worthy of top spot in the competitive FPS category. The Inven Award: BEST FPS Game G-Star 2012 follows on from Warface being named Best Social/Casual/Online Game at gamescom 2012 and Best Game of 2012 at Russia's KRI Awards.

G-Star takes place in the South Korean city of Busan, and attracts around 200,000 visitors each year to discover games from across Asia and beyond. Gamers in South Korea put Warface through its paces in closed beta tests this fall, and players in the West will soon be able to go hands on with the game and find out for themselves how it raises the bar for free-to-play experiences online.  

You can learn more about Warface and see the game in action at the official website; http://www.warface.com.

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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), Crysis® 2 (awarded Best Shooter of E3 2010 and Gamescom 2010) and Warface (awarded Best Social/Casual/Online Game of Gamescom 2012). For more information, please visit http://www.crytek.com.


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