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When it comes to futuristic arena shooters, two names quickly come to mind: Unreal Tournament and Quake 3 Arena. Nexuiz borrows liberally from both, employing exotic arenas and out-of-this-world weaponry. In fact, Nexuiz only does one thing to expand upon the formulae set down by the genre's heavy-hitters. The question is whether that's enough to set Nexuiz apart. ...

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Nexuiz servers shut down on Xbox 360

The aftershock of THQ's dissolution continues, as servers for the Xbox 360 version of Nexuiz have been shut down. Developer Illfonic announced the news on its Facebook page, noting that the servers were being run by THQ and "cannot be maintained anymore." The PC servers, however, will remain online...

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Multiplayer shooter Nexuiz tied up in the future of THQ Partners

Nexuiz, an arena-based product of Illfonic and THQ Partners, is in limbo following THQ's bankruptcy and assets sale, during which the Partners brand was not sold. "Our deal with THQ was basically a licensing deal through THQ Partners, so we do have a period of time [in which] THQ has the rights to...

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PSA: Nexuiz both on sale and free-to-play this weekend via Steam

From now until 4 p.m. Eastern time tomorrow afternoon, the CryEngine 3-powered, IllFonic-developed FPS Nexuiz will be free to play for anyone with Steam and a Windows machine capable of running things powered by CryEngine 3. If the game tickles your fancy during that brief period of care/money-free...

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Nexuiz review: Red, blue and borrowed

When it comes to futuristic arena shooters, two names quickly come to mind: Unreal Tournament and Quake 3 Arena. Nexuiz borrows liberally from both, employing exotic arenas and out-of-this-world weaponry. In fact, Nexuiz only does one thing to expand upon the formulae set down by the genre's...

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Nexuiz gameplay trailer quakes with rockets, jetpacks

Nexuiz, a guest to the XBLA House Party on February 29 for 800 MS Points ($10), recently shot out a trailer featuring the most gameplay we've seen yet. We also have a preview of the twitch shooter if you're looking for more....

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XBLA House Party kicks off on Feb. 15 with Warp

We knew that Warp, Alan Wake's American Nightmare, Nexuiz, and I Am Alive would be participating in Microsoft's 2012 Xbox Live Arcade House Party promo, and we knew that the party would start on February 15, but we didn't have a clue as to how the specifics of the boogeying would progress. Today,...

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Nexuiz brings the twitch back to FPS on XBLA

It's circa 1999, and I'm in my freshman college dorm room, playing a game on my Windows 98 computer. It uses a clunky CRT monitor that takes up most of my desk, but on that monitor a series of images flashes by -- walls, a floor, a skybox overhead, more walls, more floors. Quickly, there's a...

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Xbox Live Arcade 'House Party 2012' begins Feb. 15

Microsoft plans to kick off the Xbox Live Arcade House Party for 2012 on February 15, releasing the four previously revealed titles back-to-back. At this time, Microsoft isn't revealing pricing nor the order in which it plans to release the titles. Yeah, our definition of "House Party Details"...

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Alan Wake's American Nightmare, I Am Alive part of XBLA's 'House Party 2012' [update: Now with trailer!]

Microsoft is set to throw another House Party in 2012. In attendance will be Alan Wake's American Nightmare, EA's Warp, Nexuiz and the long-awaited I Am Alive. The trailer for the XBLA House Party promotion, which was apparently posted by accident, does not reveal any release dates. Out best...

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THQ Partners to publish Nexuiz on XBLA, PSN, PC in 2012

As was foretold, THQ has officially revealed that it will publish the Cry Engine 3-powered shooter, Nexuiz. Specifically, the game will be published via THQ Partners, which helps developers reach global audiences. Nexuiz is planned to be released on PC, Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network...

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