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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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Curses 'N Chaos waves in reveal trailer

Mercenary Kings developer Tribute Games showed off its new game, Curses 'n Chaos at PAX East this past weekend, but if you weren't lucky enough to see it then, here's what it looks like. Yup, what you see is pretty much the deal. It's an extremely minimalistic 2D action game where players...

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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 dev teases 'Curses 'n Chaos' for Fall 2014

Mercenary Kings developer Tribute Games has teased its next project, Curses 'n Chaos, on the studio's Twitter. The game will launch this fall and is being shown for the first time this week at PAX East. So, what is Curses 'n Chaos? Um, really, we have no clue. Tribute has made its name with...

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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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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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Twenty developers you don't know, but should

Between consoles, PC, mobile and everything in between, there are so many games released today that it's impossible to keep up with everything that's coming out – and it's even harder to keep up with the studios behind them. Even with a gaming public that's grown accustomed to following big...

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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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