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Pipeworks Software's Deadliest Warrior was a game characterized by happy surprises. Most were intrinsic to the over-in-a-second combat the title presented -- nothing's more surprising than having your delicate, evasive foxtrot interrupted by a spear through the face. All, however, served to enforce the biggest surprise of all: Someone made a licensed game that...

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Mortal Kombat 'Season Pass,' Deadliest Warrior: Legends are today's XBLM holiday deals

Microsoft's end-of-the-year countdown has Mortal Kombat's "season pass" and Deadliest Warriors: Legends discounted for day four. The Mortal Kombat "Season Pass," available half-off today for 600 MSP ($7.50), will unlock DLC characters Skarlet, Kenshi, Rain and Mr. Freddy Krueger. Individually,...

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Report: Deadliest Warrior studio head misrepresented military experience

IndustryGamers reports on a new allegation that Robert Daly, head of Deadliest Warrior developer Pipeworks Studios, may have misrepresented his military history. A little background: Daly has claimed in interviews to be part of the Special Forces, which is of course an important qualification for...

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Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat brings first two games to retail this December

If you haven't purchased either of the downloadable brawlers based on Spike TV's historically violent Deadliest Warrior franchise, nor have you seen any episodes of the show itself, then let's be frank: You're just not that into Deadliest Warrior. That's fine! Different strokes, and all that....

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Deadliest Warrior Legends review: A stab, crush and cut above

Pipeworks Software's Deadliest Warrior was a game characterized by happy surprises. Most were intrinsic to the over-in-a-second combat the title presented -- nothing's more surprising than having your delicate, evasive foxtrot interrupted by a spear through the face. All, however, served to...

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Say hello to nine surly fighters in Deadliest Warrior: Legends

Gone are the ambiguous archetypes of Pirates, Vikings and Centurions -- Deadliest Warrior: Legends will feature nine real-ass soldiers pulled from history, Bill and Ted-style. Check out the list of fighters, as well as some concept art for their inevitably brutalized character models, after the...

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Deadliest Warrior: Legends preview: Risk-y business

Deadiest Warrior has a long history of surprising me at trade shows by being much, much better than any licensed downloadable game has a right to be. That trend wasn't bucked at this year's Electronics Entertainment Expo, where the newly rebranded publisher 345 Games -- not to be confused with...

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New Deadliest Warrior and Ugly Americans titles coming to XBLA and PSN under 345 Games

Emboldened by the success of last year's anachronistic fighter Deadliest Warrior: The Game (which has sold over 400,000 downloads to date across XBLA and PSN), MTV Networks Entertainment has announced the opening of a new development studio called 345 Games. We spoke with Dan Yang and Prithvi...

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Xbox Live April schedule: Bad Company 2 DLC, Comic Jumper discounts

Microsoft has revealed some of the content and deals coming to the Xbox Live Marketplace in early April, which include quite a few discounts. It kicks off this week with the launch of DLC for Mass Effect 2 and You Don't Know Jack, as well as some discounts on Comic Jumper, Deadliest Warrior and...

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Deadliest Warrior DLC available now, adds three characters and new mode

Have you mastered the art of dismemberment on all of Deadliest Warrior's anachronistic fighters? A DLC pack for the game released today has added a handful of new combatants for you to master, including the Rajput, Zande and Shaolin Monk -- three archetypes from the television series that were...

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Deadliest Warrior devs reveal 225K-plus sales in postmortem

In a recent postmortem on Gamasutra, the team behind Deadliest Warrior discussed the game's successes and failures. Slotted firmly in the success column are the sales numbers, with Gamasutra noting that Deadliest Warrior has racked up over 225,000 units in sales since its XBLA launch in July (it...

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