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8th December 2011

Bundle Up This Winter with A Special Space Shooter Holiday Offer

frima studioBig man in a furry red coat? Check. Special gifts for good boys and girls everywhere? Check. Spreading holiday cheer? More like raining holiday destruction on alien scum. Frima Studio announced today that its hit retro shoot’em up A Space Shooter for Free received an update for the holidays on the Android platform. Don’t let the furry red coat and hat fool you though – Commander Jefferson is more deadly than ever at the helm of the USS Eradicator. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th November 2011

Microvolts Update Coming November 10th

rock hippo productionsRock Hippo Productions announced today it will launch an exciting new update for the popular cartoon style third-person shooter, MicroVolts.   Starting tomorrow, November 10th, players can test their luck for a chance to win exclusive parts and accessories featured in the all-new Capsule Machine.  Players can also check out a brand new Weapons Upgrade System as part of the latest Luck and Load Update.   Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd November 2011

Ubisoft Montreal Announces New Rainbow 6 Title

ubisoft canadaUbisoft has announced the development of the latest edition of its best-selling Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 franchise, Rainbow 6 Patriots. Developed by Ubisoft Montreal with the support of Ubisoft Toronto and Red Storm, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 Patriots revolves around a dynamic single-player storyline that captures the reality of modern-day terrorism and allows players to experience it from multiple characters’ perspectives. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 Patriots is due for release on the Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3 and Windows PC in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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31st October 2011

Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City Fact Sheet

Slant Six GamesResident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, currently in development at Slant Six Games for Capcom, will deliver a true third-person team-based shooter experience set within the dark and sinister Resident Evil universe. Not only does this setting provide a rich backdrop to the action but it also delivers a unique and brutal triple-threat battle. Zombies and Bio-Organic Weapons (B.O.W.s) add to the mix as players compete against their team’s opposing squad and tackle this third, unpredictable element that could only exist in the twisted Resident Evil universe. The result is a brand new style of gameplay that breaks the conventions of traditional third person shooters. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th October 2011

Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City Collector Edition

CAPCOMA new type of horror comes to Xbox 360 and PS3 on March 20, 2012 when Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City launches in North America, with the PC version set for release soon after. Fans who pre-order the game with GameStop, Amazon, or Best Buy will receive one additional costume for each of the six playable characters in Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, along with two bonus weapons that are unique for each retailer. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st October 2011

G4Box Announces Cross Fire Halloween Updates

G4BoxToronto publisher G4BOX Inc. has released a Halloween update for its free-to-play military shooter Cross Fire. The free update features Halloween-themed weapons and equipment, a Halloween map, a new Search and Destroy map, a new display resolution, and more!   For current players, the Halloween update will download automatically upon launching Cross Fire. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th September 2011

MicroVolts Celebrates Oktoberfest

rock hippo productionsRock Hippo Productions Ltd announced today it has launched an all-new update for its popular online cartoon style third-person-shooter, MicroVolts complete with  celebratory Oktoberfest content.  Players will dust off their steins and get the bratwurst out for this German style celebration.  To join in on the fun, players can download and play the game for free.  Read the rest of this entry »

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27th September 2011

Game Updates Coming From Rock Hippo

rock hippo productionsRock Hippo Productions has announced that starting this Thursday, the studio will launch major updates for its popular online cartoon style third-person action shooter MicroVolts, as well as its upcoming online multiplayer action combat game Brawl Busters.

“What’s better than an update to your favorite game but two updates for two awesome games at the same time, said Howard He, President and CEO of Rock Hippo Productions. “Constantly creating fun and fresh new content for MicroVolts and Brawl Busters is really important to us and our players and there will be a lot more fun in store.” Read the rest of this entry »

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26th September 2011

Strategy First Announces Publishing Deal With Just A Game

strategy firstMontreal software publisher Strategy First Inc. has announced a publishing partnership with Berlin studio Just A Game GmbH for the 3rd person shooter title Deep Black. Strategy First will publish Deep Black to North American retail outlets as well as work with Just A Game on a worldwide digital release strategy for Deep Black with all participating outlets. Strategy First and Just A Game will provide further updates about some of the innovations that they are bringing to Deep Black that will allow Gamers an opportunity to experience the game on a whole new level. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th September 2011

Space Marine Ready For Battle

Relic EntertainmentFor those not yet aware, Warhammer® 40,000®: Space Marine® by THQ studio Relic Entertainment has shipped for the Xbox 360®, Playstation®3 and Windows PC. Combining intense melee and ranged combat, Space Marine puts players into the boots of one of humanity’s elite soldiers, genetically engineered and equipped with state of the art weapons and armor. Players are dropped right into the action as they battle to defend an Imperial Forge World, a planet sized factory, from an invasion by the savage and brutal Orks, using the most devastating weaponry mankind has at its disposal.Space Marine

Space Marine also features 8 vs. 8 class-based multiplayer where players take on the role of either Space Marine or Chaos Space Marine in a battle to the death. Players can choose the balanced Tactical and Chaos Space Marine, the heavy weapons focused Devastator and Havoc or the jump pack equipped melee specialist Assault Marine and Raptor.

A free downloadable Co-operative gameplay mode called Exterminatus will also be made available to all players in early October. This mode pits a team of four Space Marine players against numerous AI controlled enemies in a fight to survive. Featuring dynamic challenges and global leaderboards, Space Marine’s co-op mode will keep players engaged for months to come.

The game includes a full progression and upgrade system tied to both multiplayer and co-op. Players will earn experience and unlock new weapons and perks which allow them to customize their loadouts to suit their play style. Progression will also unlock more options for the game’s customizer, which allows players to create a unique character to suit them, with over 1.8 Billion possibilities available at launch.

In addition to leveraging Steamworks’ Auto-Updating, Achievements, Match-Making, Leaderboards and Stats, the PC version of Warhammer® 40,000® Space Marine® will support Steamworks Cloud technology.

A premium quality Collector’s Edition is available to purchase from THQ.com, featuring a 10″ Purity Seal, Art Book, Game Soundtrack, 25 foiled character cards and a premium box. The Space Marine Collector’s Edition has a SRP of $99 (console) and $79 (PC).

A demo of the game is now available to download now for the Xbox 360,Playstation 3 and Windows PC. Space Marine is available to purchase now from a variety of retailers for a SRP of $60 console and $50 PC, and is rated M for Mature.

 

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