When the Crysis FPS game came out on the PC in 2007, it pushed the boundaries of what gaming graphics should look like. The “Can it run Crysis?” catchphrase became an Internet meme, a question asked whenever a new CPU or GPU is announced.
ARM hardware has been evolving at an amazing pace, with the performance of mobile GPUs doubling every 12 months. Low-power ARM chips are very close to surpassing the current gen consoles, in terms of performance and gaming visuals. Crytek, the company behind Crysis, seems to agree that, if the next-gen PS4 and Xbox720 won’t come soon, video consoles will be surpassed by tablets as the main devices for [...]
Crytek, the creators of gritty, ultra-violent, and all-around bloody video games such as Far Cry and the Crysis series, has now moved into the mobile gaming arena. But their debut effort is such a departure from their roots that many in the gaming community are in shock. Far apart from their usual first person shooter fare, Crytek introduces “Fibble: Flick n Roll“, a physics-based casual puzzle game for the Android and iOS platforms.
The game stars “Fibble”, a cute but surprisingly brave extraterrestrial that crash lands into a suburban home. The rest of his crew is scattered all over the mysterious house. Fibble has to roll around to every [...]