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Move ‘could reinvent shooter genre’

Elliot Martin, producer of the upcoming Move-ready SOCOM title, has told Develop he believes the new peripheral will bring about huge change” to the shooter genre. With the Move controller what it allows us to do with SOCOM is have the player basically point at enemies on screen with Move …

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No room for Bungie at EA

It’s the most lucrative genre in the western video games market and EA now believes it is the best positioned publisher in the industry with regards to the FPS genre – and that’s the reason why it wasn’t in the race to sign a deal with Halo developer Bungie. Upcoming …

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Crysis 2 is a Halo killer

Akin to staring into the mirror and saying ‘Candyman’ three times, daring to label your product a ‘Halo killer’ has become a move only the brave or the stupid would dare to take – but that’s exactly how EA has chosen to describe upcoming shooter Crysis 2. The term ‘Halo …

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XCOM returns on Xbox 360

2K Games is to breath new life into the classic XCOM series by releasing a brand new first person shooter title based on the franchise. This new game is being developed by BioShock 2 studio 2K Marin and will be released for Xbox 360 and PC. It’s not the first …

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Multiplayer key to BFBC2s long tail

Post-release digital support titles is very much the trend nowadays and is proving a popular means of monetising new games, but EA sees its ongoing support for Battlefield: Bad Company 2 as serving another purpose – toppling Modern Warfare 2. The game is such a quality package with a best-in-class …

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New Codemasters FPS named

The identity of Codemasters’ mystery FPS has been revealed – and it’s called Bodycount. The reveal comes from a preview of the next edition of Official Xbox Magazine. Little about the game is known aside from the name, though the mag describes it as The Ultimate Shooter”. It was revealed …

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Six Days in Fallujah resurfaces

Having presumably been left for dead after publisher Konami cut its ties to the title in April last year, it has emerged that Iraq War themed shooter Six Days in Fallujah is still potentially heading for a retail release. The assertion comes from developer Atomic Games, which told IGN that …

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"BC2 is about to make serious noise"

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is about to make some serious noise” – that’s the claim of the game’s executive producer Karl Magnus Troedsson, speaking to MCV in an interview ahead of the release of DICE’s latest shooter. I couldn’t be more happy with the game – which the awesome team …

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