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Arena shooter Minimum's Early Access price minimized

Updates are to be expected when a game is on Early Access, but patches that also halve a game's price are a little more rare. The latest addition to Minimum, Atari and Prey developer Human Head's third-person arena shooter, is among those rarities, dropping the price of Minimum's Early Access...

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Join the 'Chaos Squad' in Sunset Overdrive's multiplayer trailer

Insomniac Games' third-person shooter Sunset Overdrive received a trailer for its eight-player cooperative multiplayer mode, Chaos Squad. In it, teams complete objectives during the day, then participate in tower defense-style battles at night. The Xbox One exclusive arrives October 28....

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Scourge: Outbreak infects Steam for PC and Mac

Third-person sci-fi shooter Scourge: Outbreak is now available on Steam, and is 10 percent off ($7.19) until Wednesday, April 9. Developed by Tragnarion Studios, the game first launched on Xbox Live Arcade in July 2013 after being announced in May 2012. The squad-based shooter features...

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Zombie Studios outlines cel-shaded shooter Phantom Army

Blacklight: Retribution developer Zombie Studios has given Destructoid the first glimpse of Phantom Army, its collaborative effort with SmileGate on a free-to-play, third-person, cover-based shooter. Before a round in Phantom Army begins, each team will pick an L-shaped portion of the match's...

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Star Wars 1313 offers a peek into our very pretty future

Star Wars 1313 may be our first look into the next generation of games – at least the next generation according to Microsoft and Sony. LucasArts' internally-developed third-person shooter slash Uncharted-esque third-person action game is the very definition of "early" for a game in...

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Sony Santa Monica hiring devs with open world and shooter experience

God of War developer Sony Santa Monica has posted two new job listings, one for a Level Designer that specifically asks for experience with "'open world' games," and another for a Senior Combat Designer that mentions both first- and third-person shooters, as well as "experience working with,...

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SOCOM 4 review: Covert oops

When it arrived on PlayStation 2 nearly a decade ago, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs was unlike anything console gamers had experienced before. Rather than running and gunning, it focused on strategy, stealth, teamwork and a fair amount of realism. At the time, the idea of a military shooter in which...

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'Hybrid' XBLA shooter announced by 5th Cell, due 2011

The countdown on Scribblenauts developer 5th Cell's site ran its course last night, revealing the somewhat surprising identity of the studio's next project: An Xbox Live Arcade third-person shooter called Hybrid. The game, which is built with the Source Engine, has players enlist in one of two...

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Lead and Gold half-off on Steam, free to play this weekend

Fatshark is offering an enticing deal to try and lasso players into checking out its Wild West shooter, Lead and Gold. From today until July 25, players will be able to download and play the game for free on Steam. Those who want to keep the title can do so for $7.49 -- that's half its usual price....

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Increased 'visual density' led to a more linear Vanquish

In a recent developer blog at the Platinum Games website, director Shinji Mikami discussed the changes Vanquish has undergone during development. In the beginning, said Mikami, Vanquish was "an open battlefield type of game, where the goal was to move around crushing enemy positions." As...

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