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Tencent F2P FPS Crossfire made $950m in 2013

Tencent’s free-to-play shooter CrossFire brought in revenues of nearly $1 billion in 2013. That’s according to research fromSuperDatawhich found that the SmileGate-developed title brought in over 50 per cent more revenue than Riot Games’ hugely successful MoBA League of Legends – also published by Tencent – which took $624 million …

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The Farm 51 announces next-gen shooter Get Even

Painkiller and Deadfall Adventures dev confirms new FPS for 2015. Polish studio, The Farm 51, has revealed Get Even will launch on PS4, Xbox One and PC. The shooter is said to mix elements of the thriller and horror genre with exploration and will fuse single-player and multiplayer together. "When …

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Sega’s Alien: Isolation to star Ripley’s daughter – report

Creative Assembly is making a first person Alien shooter for Sega. That’s according to Kotaku, which claims to have it on good authority that Aliens: Isolation will be released for both current and next-gen consoles in 2014. It is apparently inspired by games like Dishonored and Bioshock” and uses both …

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FPS creators consulted on DualShock 4 design; Testing OK’d parallel sticks

Sony says that major FPS creators” were consulted on the design of the PS4’s DualShock 4 joypad. The company has also defended its decision to stick with the now traditional DualShock configuration of having both thumbsticks in parallel – a contrast with Microsoft’s preferred offset design for Xbox. We sent …

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Time-bending FPS Superhot breaks Steam Greenlight record

Superhot has become the fastest game ever to be greenlit on Steam’s Greenlight service. It achieved the goal after just five days. The FPS is based on an innovative mechanic that sees time progress only when the player is moving. It’s available to play online for free right now and …

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Sony: DualShock 4 made with FPS fans in mind

PS4 architect Mark Cerny has shed new light on Sony’s DualShock 4, stating that it was made to please FPS fans and revealing that at one point Sony had considered biometric sensor strips for the controller. Speaking with Stuff, Cerny confirmed that the company looked into touch sensors designed to …

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Re-jigged XCOM FPS nearing second reveal?

Having vanished off the face of the earth last week, Take-Two’s XCOM FPS could be on the verge of a return. CVG reckons that a viral video seemingly based on the recent Russian meteor sighting contains the term ‘whathappenedin62′ in its source code. MCV readers will know that Take-Two recently …

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Planetside 2 Mobile Uplink app released

Sony Online Entertainment has released the Planetside 2 Mobile Uplink app for iOS and Android devices. Carrying the usual companion app standards, such as info on various statistics and server updates, the mobile program has the added ability to voice chat with friends currently playing – essentially letting you prepare …

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Activision’s Walking Dead ‘more than just a shooter’

Activision says its new Walking Dead shooter will mimic the feel of the TV show. The firm promises the title offers more to fans than just a ‘run-and-gun shooter.’ It follows the success of rival tie-in The Walking Dead by Telltale games, based on the comics. The episodic point-and-click adventure …

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Star Wars shooter First Assault in development… but may never be released

A digital-only precursor to the ill-fated Battlefront III is in development at LucasArts, but may not now ever be released. That’s according to Kotaku, which says that Star Wars: First Assault is a 16-player multiplayer shooter that was at one stage scheduled for a release this spring. The idea behind …

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