Crytek and Renowned Filmmaker Albert Hughes Announce “The 7 Wonders of Crysis 3” Cinematic Video Series

  Crytek and Renowned Filmmaker Albert Hughes Announce “The 7 Wonders of
  Crysis 3” Cinematic Video Series

 Famed Director Set to Unveil the Secrets of New York City’s Urban Rainforest
      in Crysis 3, the Premiere Sandbox Shooter Coming February 19, 2013

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- December 05, 2012

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) and award-winning developer Crytek GmbH
today announced a creative partnership with renowned filmmaker Albert Hughes
to produce an online video series inspired by the upcoming sandbox shooter,
Crysis 3. Entitled, “The 7 Wonders of Crysis 3”, this cinematic series will
set the stage for this latest installment in the Crysis series and introduce
weapons, enemies, and gameplay features new to the franchise. These cinematic
shorts will also showcase the stunning visuals, dynamic environments of the
urban rainforest and intense adaptive warfare fans can expect when Crysis 3
ships on February 19, 2013 in North America and on February 21 in Europe.

The 7 Wonders of Crysis 3 (Photo: Business Wire)

The 7 Wonders of Crysis 3 (Photo: Business Wire)

“When EA and Crytek approached me about being involved in creating ‘The 7
Wonders of Crysis 3’ video series, I liked the idea of creating emotional
stories using only computer generated images,” stated Albert Hughes. “The
challenge of producing something intensely human without ever seeing a human
on screen was incredibly compelling, and the technology of the CryENGINE that
Crytek developed enabled me to do that and venture into a completely unique
medium of storytelling.”

At 20 years old, filmmaker Albert Hughes shot to stardom when he and his twin
brother, Allen, wrote and directed the seminal film, Menace II Society. Albert
then went on to co-direct such critically-acclaimed films including Dead
Presidents, From Hell and Book of Eli. For “The 7 Wonders of Crysis 3” video
series, Albert was intimately involved with the development team at Crytek,
writing the scripts, storyboards and shot plan for each video that was created
entirely using in-game assets powered by Crytek’s revolutionary CryENGINE® 3

“The goal with ‘The 7 Wonders of Crysis 3’ video series is to reveal the
incredible world we have been building for Crysis 3 and to let CryENGINE take
center stage to highlight the power of our state-of-the-art game engine,” said
Cevat Yerli, Chief Executive Officer of Crytek. “We’ve worked closely with
Albert on this project and think that the 7 Wonders series will show the leaps
and bounds that Crysis 3 is making over its predecessors.”

Powered by Crytek’s proprietary CryENGINE, Crysis 3 advances the state of the
art with unparalleled visuals and dynamic shooter gameplay. Players take on
the role of ‘Prophet’ as he returns to New York only to discover that the city
has been encased in a Nanodome created by the corrupt Cell Corporation. The
New York City Liberty Dome is a veritable urban rainforest teaming with
overgrown trees, dense swamplands and raging rivers. Within the Liberty Dome,
seven distinct and treacherous environments become known as the 7 Wonders.
This dangerous new world demands advanced weapons and tactics, including the
Nanosuit. Equipped with superhuman powers including cloaking, armor and
enhanced visor abilities, the Nanosuit is the ultimate tool that allows
players to assess, adapt and attack whatever the 7 Wonders throws at them. In
addition to the Nanosuit, players will wield the powerful Predator bow and
devastating alien weaponry to become the deadliest hunter on the planet.

The debut episode of “The 7 Wonders of Crysis 3” entitled “Hell of a Town”
will debut on December 12, 2012. Developed by Crytek and powered by the
proprietary cutting edge CryENGINE technology, Crysis 3 will be available for
the Xbox 360^® video game and entertainment system, PlayStation^®3 computer
entertainment system and PC. For more information on Crysis 3, please visit, and for the latest news visit or
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About Electronic Arts

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entertainment. The Company delivers games, content and online services for
Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, tablets and
social networks. EA has more than 250 million registered players and operates
in 75 countries.

In fiscal 2012, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.1 billion. Headquartered in
Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically
acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster brands such as The Sims™, Madden NFL, FIFA
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About Crytek GmbH

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) and 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) and Crysis® 2
(awarded Best Shooter of E3 2010 and Gamescom 2010).

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