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Joystiq Streams: Mercenary Kings reign on PS4 with Tribute Games [Update: It's over!]

The all-encompassing brolation that was the Broforce Joystiq Streams on Tuesday did not satisfy our hunger for sweet two-dimensional action. Indeed it only made the crew more ravenous for big cartoon sprites and twitchy gunplay in the grand tradition of Contra and Metal Slug. Feeding the beast...

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Report: Mercenary Kings runs, guns toward Vita release

Mercenary Kings, the recently-released retro 2D shooter with surprisingly complex crafting mechanics, is currently available only on the PC and PlayStation 4, though according to Destructoid, we can soon add Sony's Vita handheld to that list. The site spoke with developer Tribute Games at the...

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Mercenary Kings coming 'very soon' to PSN in Australia, NZ

Mercenary Kings has received a rating in Australia and New Zealand, so it should be available shortly in the region for PlayStation 4. The game hit a bit of a hiccup for its PlayStation debut in the region because it was tied up in classification red tape. The rest of the PSN globe should have...

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PSN Tuesday: Mercenary Kings on PS4, Batman busts out of Blackgate

Take a side-scrolling stroll through this week's PlayStation Store update, which adds Mercenary Kings and a Batman Arkham spin-off to the aisles. Mercenary Kings, a thick-set Metal Slug-esque shooter with wild animation, comes to the PlayStation 4 in the same footsteps as survival game Don't...

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Mercenary Kings faces delays in AU, NZ as it awaits a rating

The PS4 version of pixelated, jauntily animated shooter, Mercenary Kings, has hit a snag in Australia and New Zealand. The game has yet to receive a rating in the region, according to the PlayStation Europe Twitter account, and must be delayed. The delay is indefinite for the time being, with PS...

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PS Plus Weekly: Mercenary Kings, Batman: Arkham City free to download

This week's PlayStation Plus lineup has something in store for both longtime PlayStation 3 fans and PS4 die-hards, offering up Batman: Arkham City and the debuting console version of Mercenary Kings free of charge. Mercenary Kings, developed by Wizorb creator Tribute Games, melds the run-and-gun...

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PS Plus in April: Mercenary Kings, Arkham City, Pixeljunk Monsters

PlayStation Plus subscribers get Mercenary Kings as a PS4 freebie when the Kickstarted run-and-gunner scrolls onto PSN next week. Developed by Wizorb and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World studio Tribute Games, Mercenary Kings makes its Metal Slug-style action interesting by chucking in a weapon crafting...

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Mercenary Kings hitting PlayStation 4 on April 1

Indie developer Tribute Games announced that its Metal Slug-inspired run-and-gun shooter Mercenary Kings will launch for the PlayStation 4 on April 1. Mercenary Kings lets up to four players team up for a series of side-scrolling missions in which they'll fend off swarms of enemy troops and...

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Mercenary Kings holds launch until 2014, Vita remote play is a go

Mercenary Kings is due out on Steam and PS4 in early 2014, despite Tribute Games' attempts to finish it up before the end of the year. Tribute says Mercenary Kings is content complete right now, but the team wants to polish up all that running and gunning before launch, and it's taking a few extra...

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Mercenary Kings blasting away everything on PS4 this winter

Tribute Games, creators of Wizorb and including the team behind the Scott Pilgrim game, will bring Mercenary Kings to PS4 this winter. Mercenary Kings is a run-and-gun platformer in the vein of the Metal Slug series, but features a gun crafting system. The game is currently available as a buy...

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