In the midst of attempting to import objects into the CryEngine 2 - see our post on 'A Return to Crysis? SketchUp and 3D Max Progress' we missed the sneak preview of the CryEngine 3 at the Games Developers Conference.
As the specs state: CryENGINE® 3 is the first Xbox 360™, PlayStation® 3, MMO, DX9 and DX10 all-in-one game development solution that is next-gen ready – with scalable computation and graphics technologies. With CryENGINE® 3 you can start the development of your next generation games today. CryENGINE® 3 is the only solution that provides multi-award winning graphics, physics and AI out of the box.
The complete game engine suite includes the famous CryENGINE® 3 Sandbox™ editor, a production-proven, 3rd generation tool suite designed and built by AAA developers. CryENGINE® 3 delivers everything you need to create your AAA games.
See the Crytek page for full info and updates, as a tool for architectural and geographical visualisation the CryEngine 2 is unsurpassed so we are looking forward to version 3...