Imagine Skyrim in this next-gen engine! 
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Geoffrey Tim
December 10, 2012 at 3:00 pm

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Warhorse Studios is newish made up of a bunch of developers who’ve previously worked on other games – including Mafia and Mafia 2, operation Flashpoint and more. Their inaugural game will be a fantasy RPG – and they’ve recently taken to showing off the next-generation engine that’ll power that game.

It’s built using a heavily modified version of CryEngine 3 – but apparently this video and its gorgeous environments represent just a fraction of what the engine will be capable of. The game will be coming in 2014, possibly even 2015 – so it’ll certainly be the stuff of next-gen. Just look at all the detail!

Now imagine something like Skyrim, only without the bugs and with a proper story, built using this thing.

I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces. I am also the emperor of the backend