Crytek secretly toiling away on an MMO?

By on June 2, 2010, 7:00 AM
Here's a rumor to jumpstart your day: Crytek might be whipping up an MMO. The LinkedIn profile of Crytek senior IT manager James Dennett suggests that the Crysis developer may be working on an unannounced MMO. Dennett's profile lists experience "designing, testing and implementing as part of the development team the systems infrastructure for an MMO online game." Of course, that's hardly concrete evidence, but there's more.

Crytek recently purchased the following domain names: "codename-kingdoms.com, codename-kingdoms.net, codenamekingdoms.com, codenamekingdoms.net, kingdomsthegame.com, kingdomsthegame.net, kingdoms-thegame.com, and kingdoms-thegame.net." Also, about a year ago, the company filed several trademarks covering computer game software and electronic games, one being "Kingdoms." Noticing a trend?

This is nothing more than speculation, and Crytek could simply be adding MMO features to CryEngine especially since the popular MMORPG Aion is already using the engine.




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Burty117 Burty117, TechSpot Chancellor, said:

Sweet! although if all users require some insane graphics card it probably won't do as well as WoW =P

TomSEA TomSEA, TechSpot Chancellor, said:

Interesting. I swore off MMO's after a couple of them damn near took over my life. But I might dabble in one that Crytek puts out.

Guest said:

Dabble in MMOs? Good luck mate! :p

Ithryl said:

Great. Looking forward for what they come up with.

KG363 KG363 said:

I own over 100 domain names with the words bacon and sausage. That doesn't mean I make bacon or sausage. I don't even like bacon or sausage. I just own them.

poundsmack said:

" for an MMO online game."

department of redundancy department? thats even worse than "windows 2000 based on NT technology"

...if your confused here is teh break down. MMO stands for "massively multiplayer online" and NT stood for "New Technology"

Relic Relic, TechSpot Chancellor, said:

It'll be neat to see what they have planned, but I'm honestly more interested in Crysis 2 from them atm.

@poundsmack Ya it's annoying, I notice that on a lot of technology related acronyms =/ .

@kg363 Why do you own a hundred domain names with bacon and sausage? Are you trying to domain squat? And how can you NOT like bacon or sausage?

red1776 red1776, Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe, said:

"I own over 100 domain names with the words bacon and sausage."

...Im afraid to ask........

"And how can you NOT like bacon or sausage?"

...you tell'em Relic! ROLF

TorturedChaos, TechSpot Chancellor, said:

red1776 said:

"I own over 100 domain names with the words bacon and sausage."

...Im afraid to ask........

"And how can you NOT like bacon or sausage?"

...you tell'em Relic! ROLF

MMMMM bacon - its like meat candy!

Guest said:

He worked on Aion. That qualifies as an MMO game.

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