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Ritual not done with SIN just yet

When developer Ritual was acquired by casual games producer MumboJumbo, we figured that SIN Episodes had gone the way of the Mexican landfill. It turns out that it may just be taking a seat next to Duke Nukem on the bench of the infinitely postponed. Fielding questions from fansite Ritualistic,...

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Geek out with SiN Episodes: Statistics

Poor Ritual, they get out the door with their (admittedly pretty decent) episodic title first, only to get shown up by the superlative Half Life 2: Episode One a short while later. It's a little early to be declaring victors, especially when Ritual and Valve are allies in the fight for episodic...

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More maps and modes for your Sin Episodes

Ritual Entertainment is about to release four extra maps and a new gameplay mode for Sin Episodes, at no extra charge for auto-download via Steam (the "no charge" bit will no doubt make many console owners jealous). The four new maps will be dedicated to the new mode called "Arena"--which is a...

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Valve planning something for Xbox 360...episodic?

Valve announced today development of future game releases for Microsoft's Xbox 360 console, with the first (unnamed) title "coming soon." Valve's Gabe Newell said, "The combination of Source and the 360 provides game designers the chance to create powerful...

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SiN preloading on Steam; retail drops 5/9

The first installment of SiN Episodes, Emergence, is now available for pre-loading now on Valve's digital distribution network, Steam. Though the official May 9th release date is still over a month away, you'll be able to save 10% off of the $19.95 purchase price, and get instant access to the...

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A SiN-terview with Ritual Entertainment

FiringSquad has an interview with some members of Ritual Entertainment, the team bringing us the Steam-distributed SiN Episodes any day now... Following the big Sony announcement at GDC, Nintendo's plans to offer downloadable games on the Revolution, and Microsoft's own prospering Xbox Live...

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Video interview with SiN: Episodes guys

GameTrailers has a video interview up with some of the key players at Ritual Entertainment creating the upcoming episodic SiN series. There's some interesting talk about episodic delivery, including staying ahead of the tech curve due to the familiarity with an evolving engine, the...

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SiN Episodes: Emergence trailer

Ritual has posted the official trailer for their upcoming title, SiN Episodes: Emergence. The Source engine looks great, as is to be expected, and while the characters and setting are typical FPS-generic, the distribution method is what distinguishes this puppy from the litter. Six hours of...

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SiN Episodes Xbox 360 bound?

Ritual Entertainment, developers of the soon-to-be episodically distributed SiN Episodes, has revealed their interest in porting the title to the Xbox 360; after all, the two are a natural pairing. We've written about the immense potential of the Xbox Live service as disruptive technology, capable...

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