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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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Bringing a Chinese shooter to the west with Mercenary Ops

Mercenary Ops is something of a rarity. While there are quite a few Western-developed games being published in Asia by Chinese and Korean companies, there aren't a lot of Chinese-developed online titles being published by Western companies. Developed in China by Yingpei Games, which used to be...

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Trenched is a third-person tower-defense game

When Trenched was revealed by Tim Schafer at the end of this year's Game Developer's Choice Awards ceremony, we knew next to nothing about it. Though we can't tell you how we feel about it ourselves, previews are showing up all over the web that describe the game as a third-person tower-defense...

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Lead and Gold ganging up on the US PlayStation Store today

Can't wait for Red Dead Redemption's release date to get your cowboy on? You can exercise a more immediate, cost-effective option on the US PlayStation Store today, with the release of Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. For $15, you can pick up the western-themed multiplayer third-person...

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Rooster Teeth experiments with third-person driving in real life

In the pilot episode of a new web series titled "Immersion," the comedic machinimists of Rooster Teeth attempted to bring a popular action game phenomenon into the real world: What if you could really drive a car from a third-person perspective? Using a pole, some dumbbells, an expensive camera and...

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Modern Warfare 2 will feature third-person mode for playlists

You never want to bring a third person along on a date -- not unless that date happens to be November 10th. Infinity Ward's community manager Robert Bowling (A.K.A. fourzerotwo) has taken control and confirmed that a third-person camera viewpoint will be available in this holiday's monolithic Call...

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PAX 2009: Red Dead Redemption lets you kill ... everything

Red Dead Redemption's promised Wild West sandbox came to life in a build shown off to attendees at PAX over the weekend. One of the first things we noticed is that you can end a life whenever you want. What kind of lives? See a bunny bouncing by? Kablam. Attacked by a wild bear? Kapow. Angry at...

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Wanted for breaking the law: Vogster's CrimeCraft

***NOTICE TO ALL GAMERS*** FROM: The Joystiq Office of Law Enforcement RE: Vogster's CrimeCraft, a "persistent world next-gen shooter" due out August 25th. Attention: CrimeCraft is to be considered armed and dangerous, and should not be approached in a video game store. Stay away at all costs....

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E3 2009: Nier trailer hits the web, official website launches

Square Enix has seemingly jumped the gun on at least some of its E3 news, with the trailer for Nier finding its way online, not to mention the game getting an official website. Hey, there's even gameplay! The art style looks like a pretty dramatic departure from the Japanese company's usual...

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Red Faction: Guerrilla trailer shows off tools of destruction

If you like weapons and exploding buildings, then you'll likely enjoy the latest trailer from Red Faction: Guerrilla. Either that, or you're an action hero. Unless your driver's license says Bruce Willis, however, then it's safe to bet you just like action, and don't find yourself as a regular...

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