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Respawn: Titanfall server-side updates won't cause downtime

During Titanfall's recent closed alpha playtest, developer Respawn Entertainment instituted several changes at the server-side level. As a result, Titanfall changed, yet players were never locked out of the game during these periods. In a post on the Titanfall forums, Respawn Programmer Jon...

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No mods for Titanfall on PC, studio to 'evaluate' after launch

Titanfall on PC will not support mods or offer any map editor tools to players at launch. Respawn Entertainment co-founder Vince Zampella confirmed as much on Twitter, though he did say that the studio "will have to evaluate after launch." Former Infinity Ward heads Jason West and Vince Zampella...

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EA Partners veteran David DeMartini now head of Oculus VR publishing arm

Former EA Senior Vice President David DeMartini has joined Oculus VR as head of worldwide publishing, the newly-formed branch of the Oculus Rift manufacturer that aims to help developers create games that are compatible with the company's headset. In a statement to Gamasutra, DeMartini described...

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Titanfall's contrast between agility and agitation

There is a stark contrast between pilots and titans in Titanfall, the new multiplayer-centric shooter from Respawn Entertainment. As a footsoldier, players are mice – hard to hit and scurrying from one crumbled hovel to the next. The titans stand tall, lumbering death dealers in a constant...

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Titanfall assembles multiplayer footage at E3

During EA's E3 keynote presentation, the first multiplayer footage of Respawn Entertainment's Titanfall was shown. A dilapidated town played host to the match, where mechs and men alike can be seen battling over three objectives. Also, jetpacking aplenty!...

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Insomniac prototyping new 'Fuse experiences'

It would seem Insomniac Games is "just getting started" with Fuse, CEO Ted Price claims in a missive on the company blog. Price says that the team is already working on the next experience in the Fuse world - and he's not talking about DLC. "We've already begun expanding what we've begun with...

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EA admits to more layoffs, still won't give specifics [Update]

Update: According to an internal memo sent to EA staff and obtained by Kotaku, the publisher's latest restructuring plan includes moving EA's Origin business under the organization of Frank Gibeau's Labels group and placed EA Sports head Andrew Wilson in charge of the Origin Network. The memo says...

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Report: EA Partners label to close

EA is reportedly shuttering its third-party co-publishing Partners label, responsible for bringing out the likes of the Crysis series, Shadows of the Damned, Alice: Madness Returns, Bulletstorm, Brutal Legend, and the Rock Band series among many others. According to Game Informer, who note...

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Oddball world of Fuse: Splicing the Insomniac DNA with Smash TV

Fuse is a difficult game to preview; it's a busy experience with plenty of interconnected systems and a HUD that brims over with symbols, numbers and meters of various sorts. Insomniac's coming shooter thumbs its nose at the current era of clean user interfaces, which attempt to disguise vital...

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Fuse trailer sticks its beak where it don't belong

The leader of Fuse starring squad Overstrike 9, Dalton Brooks, has a blanket set of rules he likes to follow – too bad his set of rules don't apply to alien weaponry and waves of murderous occupant soldiers....

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