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LucasArts hiring for unannounced FPS

LucasArts has posted several job listings indicating a new, yet to be announced FPS is in the works from the company. Most of the juicy bits are revealed in the job description of the team’s Senior Core Engineer position, which makes mention of the task of implementing ‘features and optimizations …

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The Walking Dead FPS announced by Activision

Activision has revealed a first-person shooter take on The Walking Dead is in the works. Developed by Terminal Reality, the game will be based on the AMC television series as opposed to the comic (which Telltale’s adventure series is centered around). Players control Daryl and Merle Dixon on a ‘haunting, …

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DICE: Modern FPS setting is "stale"

The general manager of Battlefield developer DICE has warned that fans will begin to abandon the FPS if developers don’t move to revolutionise” the increasingly stale” modern war setting. Gamers aren’t exactly short of modern military shooters. In the last 12 months alone the market has welcomed the likes of …

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Miyamoto want to make a first person shooter

Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of super-cute IP such as Mario, Donkey Kong and Zelda, has confessed his desire to make a first person shooter. Don’t hold your breath for this intriguing concept, however – the Nintendo development boss says he hasn’t got the time to dedicate to such a project …

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E3 2012: Crytek switches to F2P, Premium DLC "milking gamers to death"

Crysis developer Crytek has apparently claimed that it is to become a free-to-play only studio. Speaking to Videogamer.com, CEO Cevat Yerli said that the growing DLC and premium services” model is milking customers to death”. The transition will come once the developer has completed its current contracts for traditional boxed …

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Console version of Tribes: Ascend unlikely

Free-to-play FPS Tribes: Ascend has been making big waves on PC, but the chances of it coming to console no appear very slim. And as you might expect, it’s the sticky issue of free-to-play gaming that has put up all the barriers. "We do not have any plans forTribeson console …

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