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Preview: Vindictus

2010 marked Nexon's first appearance ever at an E3, and that says quite a bit about both the company and the free-to-play business model it's adapted for MMO action titles. The South Korean company was showing off three different games at the show: the recently released 2D action MMO Dungeon...

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Producer hopes to start filming Silent Hill 2 in 'late spring'

Anxious to check out the sequel to 2006's big screen adaptation of Silent Hill? Producer Don Carmody -- who is also working on the upcoming Paul W.S. Anderson film, Resident Evil: Afterlife -- told Fearnet that he's "hoping to start [filming] it in late spring in Toronto." Carmody also reveals in...

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Fantasy action game Ravensdale steaming up 360, PS3 and PC in 2012

Click to enlarge, punk Fans of steampunk fantasy don't have many choices when it comes to video games which adhere to their beloved genre. Right now, it basically boils down to Arcanum, Penny Arcade Adventures and ... Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts? Maybe? However, German developer Spellbound...

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GDC: R.A. Salvatore wants you to die

Fantasy author R.A. Salvatore took the stage at GDC 2010 today and, while he made it clear that his talk about how to create believable fantasy worlds wasn't specifically about his work with 38 Studios' Copernicus project, he did talk a little bit about what he wants from an MMO game and gave the...

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The9 invests nearly $15 million into Red 5 Studios, Fire Rain

The9 didn't have the best year in 2009 -- Blizzard decided to take away its ability to run World of Warcraft in China, and as a result, the company reported a Cataclysmic drop in revenues. But the company doesn't want you counting it out of the MMO game just yet: Reuters says that The9 has invested...

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Square Enix announces Sliding Heroes, an iPhone RTS

While we'd hoped Square Enix's trademark for the title Sliding Heroes would result in a rhythm-based playground toy simulator (with the appropriate inclined peripheral), a Facebook fan page for the game revealed its true format. The game will be an iPhone real-time strategy title where players...

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Blood Bowl trailer everything but a blood bath

We haven't seen any gameplay of Blood Bowl yet, and, sadly, this trailer is no different. It does provide us with a taste of the color commentary that will frame the many conflicts taking place in the soon-to-be-bloody bowls, though. There's even a brief look at the many different races and squads...

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Cyanide acquires game rights to George R. R. Martin's 'Song of Ice and Fire' series

We don't get to talk about books much here at The Stiq, what with our heavy focus on teh gaming and all, but today is a joyous day, as the best series of books ever made -- George R.R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire series -- will be turned into games courtesy of Cyanide Studio. Don't bother arguing...

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Overlord II releases June 23, here are new screens and a trailer to tide you over

Codemasters has confirmed a US release for Overlord II on June 23 (European gamers can get their hands on the game June 26), and, in the latest trailer for the game, it's business as usual for the lord of evil. He bosses around some minions, finds time to stop by the colosseum for a bit of sport,...

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Meet the new boss in Overlord II

Times change, but some things stay the same. Especially if you're a lowly minion in Overlord II. You see, the new boss is the son of the old one. He's the Overlad. The video above tells you all of this, but also provides a look at some gameplay, as well as the many mistresses the new Overlord will...

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