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Motion control ‘the future’ of FPS

The arrival of Killzone 3 on February 25th marks a big step forward for traditional console gaming and motion controllers. In fact, Guerilla Games believes that it could be the beginning of a new future for the first person shooter genre. "I think, as this develops, in a few years …

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Very exciting EA FPS due this year

Electronic Arts will soon announce a very exciting” FPS title that will hit shelves later in the year. These hints were heavily dropped by EA CEO John Riccitiello during the firm’s Q3 financial call last night when he was asked about EA’s shooter line-up, according to VG247. I’ve been saying …

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The Conduit II dated

The Conduit II will be released on March 18th. The High Voltage-developed FPS continues the events seen in the 2009 original, and once again aims to raise the bar on Wii with its ambitious graphics technology. The game will feature online multiplayer and voice chat – although it won’t be …

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Bigpoint aims for Call of Duty

Heiko Hubertz, the CEO of Bigpoint, has told MCV that his company’s upcoming browser shooter Ruined could threaten the stability of the console FPS market. Games like Call of Duty and Halo – you wont develop the same kind of game for the web, because they have huge budgets,” he …

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OPINION: EA ruffling the FPS waters

We love a good old fight in the games industry. After all, the core mechanic in most games is competition, friendly or otherwise. So to hear EA finally place down its spoonful of humble pie, and plainly acknowledge that, no, it won’t let Call of Duty lead the pack is …

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New headset targets FPS gamers

A new headset that lets gamers listen to multiplayer voice chat and game audio is heading to market. Accessories firm I-Globe is targeting FPS nuts and fans of Halo: Reach, Medal of Honor and Call of Duty with its GX1 and GP1 Gaming Headsets. The GX1 Gaming Headset for Xbox …

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Hardly anyone plays PC FPS anymore

The man behind Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Kinect technology has warned of the dangers of simply tacking on motion control into games primarily built for the joypad – and at the same time claimed the death of the first person shooter genre on PC. Halo did an awesome job of building …

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Section 8: Prejudice revealed

A follow-up to last year’s PS3, Xbox 360 and PC shooter Section 8 has been unveiled by developer TimeGate Studios. Section 8: Prejudice promises more combat missions, tweaked online multiplayer modes and a range of new weaponry. The original allowed gamers to descend straight into battle from 15,000 feet and …

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Sledgehammer reveals first COD details

The co-founder of new studio Sledgehammer Games has teased the first details about the developer’s upcoming debut foray into the Call of Duty franchise. Speaking via Twitter, Glan Schofield stated: Three new employees started this week. We are growing fast but still make sure we maintain our high hiring standards. …

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Feder: Spec Ops can win market share

New FPS franchise Spec Ops faces a tough time when it comes to market this Q4, but Take Two CEO Ben Feder believes his company’s new IP has got what it takes to make an impact on the market. The same release window will see the likes of Activision’s Call …

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