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Midnight Star blasts off on Ireland's App Store

Midnight Star, the mobile FPS from Halo co-creator Alex Seropian, is live on the Ireland App Store. This is the game's soft launch, allowing developer Industrial Toys to get some extra testing in and punch out the final problems. "We need to flesh out and destroy any remaining bugs, test the RPG...

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Midnight Star is a mobile FPS that works (no, really)

From the mind that co-created the Halo universe, Midnight Star is a robust, alien-infested first-person shooter – for mobile devices. Wait, where are you going? Hang on! Just – hang on. Midnight Star is a good mobile shooter. The game comes from Alex Seropian, the man behind Halo,...

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Halo co-creator gets $5 million investment for tablet shooter

Accel Partners has invested $5 million into Alex Seropian's startup studio, Industrial Toys. Seropian previously co-founded Bungie, where he acted as President and CEO during the creation of Halo: Combat Evolved. His new game, Midnight Star, looks to be something of a spiritual successor to the...

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Halo co-creator's mobile FPS now called 'Midnight Star'

Midnight Star is the new name of Industrial Toys' ambitious mobile FPS, changed from Morning Star after studio founders Tim Harris and Alex Seropian discovered an existing trademark of the same name. They're creative guys – Harris founded the studio Seven Lights and Seropian helped create...

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The evolution of Morning Star's ugly-cute bad guy, the Renfield

Morning Star, from Halo creator Alex Seropian and Seven Lights founder Tim Harris' studio, Industrial Toys, pits players against a variety of alien enemies in a hardcore FPS for mobile devices. The Renfield are a race of agile, bulldog humanoids subservient to the main conquering race, the Dust,...

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Morning Star comic app weaves into the game, from John Scalzi and Marvel's Mike Choi

Morning Star – the hardcore, mobile FPS from Halo creator Alex Seropian and Seven Lights founder Tim Harris – is more than an iOS game. Seropian and Harris' studio, Industrial Toys, employs a wide range of geek experts, including Redshirts author John Scalzi and Marvel artist Mike Choi,...

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Serj Tankian composing the beats behind Morning Star

Morning Star, the first mobile FPS from Alex Seropian and Tim Harris' studio, Industrial Toys, will feature a full musical score from System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian. Seropian and Harris are pretty serious about their premiere, and this sounds like part of that effort to make a truly...

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'Morning Star' is a mobile, space FPS from Halo creator's Industrial Toys

In 2132, Charlie Campbell boards the MSRV-Joplin, an interplanetary research vessel outfitted with modern military equipment, to investigate a signal emanating from Saturn's largest moon, Titan. His team reaches the signal and discovers an alien artifact distributing an SOS call – but it's...

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The comic nerds, sci-fi writers and grizzled vets of Industrial Toys

Industrial Toys was created by three self-described and proven industry veterans: Alex Seropian (Bungie founder), Tim Harris (Seven Lights founder) and Brent Pease (Bungie San Jose). They came together in Pasadena, California, in February 2012, with a mission to create hardcore games for mobile,...

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Halo mastermind takes his sci-fi shooter chops to mobile gaming with Industrial Toys

Alex Seropian, Bungie co-founder and creator of the Halo franchise, has a new studio focused on creating mobile, hardcore games, and his first title is going to be -- wait for it -- a sci-fi shooter. As a hardcore game, Industrial Toys' sci-fi shooter utilizes Unreal Engine and will exist in a...

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