Crytek lay-offs at Kingdoms dev - report

MGS moves action-fantasy Kinect game.

Around 50 staff face redundancy at Crytek Budapest - the studio making Xbox 360-exclusive fantasy title Kingdoms - in the next few weeks, according to an inside source.

Crytek doing exclusive Xbox 360 game

Crytek doing exclusive Xbox 360 game

Kingdoms shown during conference.

Microsoft has announced that Crytek is developing a new exclusive game for Xbox 360 codenamed Kingdoms.

"I'm thrilled to announce an exclusive title from a leading industry developer," said Microsoft's Phil Spencer, introducing the game during Microsoft's E3 conference on Monday.

A trailer followed showing a barren, burnt landscape. A gladiator wandered across it "looking a bit grumpy" according to our reporters on the ground. Blood dripped off his sword.

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