CRYENGINE Game of the Year 2021 Nominee: The Alien Cube
CRYENGINE Game of the Year 2021 Nominee: The Alien Cube

CRYENGINE Game of the Year 2021 Nominee: The Alien Cube

The Alien Cube developer Alessandro Guzzo stars in devcom's Vertical Slice show tomorrow. Tune in and win game keys!

The CRYENGINE Game of the Year 2021 awards launched this week, and we need your votes to decide the winner! The nominees chosen from independent developers and licensees who released games created with CRYENGINE last year are The Alien Cube, Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2, and Uninvited Guest. By voting on the forum and leaving a comment explaining your choice, you could win a voucher for some sweet Crytek merch from the Crytek store! Voting runs until Jan 31, and you can find out more about each game by visiting our dedicated campaign page. As part of the awards, we're spotlighting each nominee over the next three weeks, and this week it's the turn of The Alien Cube. 

Tomorrow at 4pm GMT + 1, The Alien Cube will be showcased on devcom's popular Vertical Slice show live on Twitch. Head of Events at devcom and a Women in Games Ambassador, Astrid Gooding, will be playing the game and joined by The Alien Cube's solo developer Alessandro Guzzo to speak about the game and the development process. There will also be game key giveaways during the stream, so don't forget to subscribe to devcom's Twitch channel and tune in for what should be a fantastic show packed full of insights. 

And on Friday, our very own Roman Perezogin, CRYENGINE Junior Technical Evangelist, will be streaming The Alien Cube with yet more game keys to give away, so don't forget to subscribe to our official CRYENGINE Twitch channel and join in the fun. 

The Alien Cube is a Lovecraftian cosmic first-person horror adventure. You play Arthur, a lonely man whose life will change drastically after his uncle Edgar disappears, and strange events occur. Tormented by nightmarish visions, you will embark on a journey to seek out the truth about what happened to Edgar and the occult world he was involved in. 

The Alien Cube is a spiritual successor to Alessandro's first game, The Land of Pain, and features many different locations to explore and investigate, from snowy forests to dark dungeons and otherworldly places. Rich in story, atmosphere, and featuring plenty of plot twists, The Alien Cube is a fantastic example of what a one-person team can achieve with CRYENGINE. Will it get your vote? 

Head to the forum to cast your vote! Don't forget to subscribe to devcom's official Twitch channel and the official CRYENGINE Twitch channel to learn more about each nominee and be in with a chance of winning a free game key. 

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