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Boyes joins Iron Galaxy as CEO

Former PlayStation VP of third-party relations Adam Boyes has joined Killer Instinct developer Iron Galaxy as the studio’s new CEO. Boyes announced that he was leaving Sony after four yearsearlier this month, saying at the time that he would be looking to make a return to independent development. In his …

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Microsoft adding tournament features to Xbox One, launching $100,000 Killer Instinct Tour

Microsoft has used E3 week to announce new eSports related features for the Xbox One and a $100,000 Killer Instinct competition. At its press conference on Monday the platform holder announced Xbox Arena, a new set of features coming to the Xbox One that will allow people to sign up …

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Killer Instinct: Season 2 arrives on Xbox One in October

The second season of Killer Instinct will begin in October, developer Iron Galaxy has revealed. The initial release will include two new fighters – TJ Combo and Maya – along with some interface changes to the game. Six additional fighters will arrive after that, with one arriving each month. KI: …

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Retail release confirmed for Killer Instinct on Xbox One

Xbox One fighting outing Killer Instinct is making the switch from digital to retail. The game was a launch title for Microsoft’s machine but has until now only been available digitally. However, a boxed release in the US is confirmed along with a discount $19.99 price and September 23rd release …

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‘Killer Instinct Classic 2’ ratings board listing outs Xbox One release

A port of 1996 arcade game Killer Instinct 2 is heading to Xbox One, if a new ratings listing is anything to go by. Joystiq points to a Korean Ratings Board filing that lists Killer Instinct Classic 2 Xbox One,” implying a version of the classic fighting title is planned …

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Amazon acquires Killer Instinct dev Double Helix

Double Helix, the developer of Microsoft’s free-to-play Xbox One battler Killer Instinct, has been acquired by Amazon. The news follows claims last week that Amazon is on the cusp of announcing a games-focused under-the-TV Kindle machine. Amazon told TechCrunch that Double Helix’s current lineup of games and other future developments …

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Free Killer Instinct character switched

Xbox One owners can now access an alternative free character in Double Helix fighter Killer Instinct. A patch released by the studio has swapped previous free character Jago for Sabrewulf. It’s the first time the game’s free character has been changed since its arrival alongside Xbox One in November. The …

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Microsoft: "Killer Instinct is not free-to-play, is the world’s most generous demo"

Killer Instinct is not a free-to-play game, a key Microsoft exec has argued. That goes against what we’d all presumed following the game’s E3 reveal. Indeed, the fact that it is free to download with premium characters available to purchase certainly seems a bit ‘free-to-play’-ey. Not so, creative director of …

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Killer Instinct characters to cost $5 each in free-to-play edition

Microsoft has provided new info regarding the interesting pricing structure for the Xbox One-exclusive reboot of Killer Instinct. As previously announced, the game will be offered as a free download for Microsoft’s latest console at launch and include one playable character at no additional cost. Xbox Wire now has word …

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