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Killer Instinct’s limited character roster suited to the modern gamer, MS says

Free-to-play Xbox One fighter Killer Instinct won’t have an expansive character roster. And rightly so, argues Microsoft. "Most fighting games that come out are disc based games where you get a huge cast of awesome characters, but it is a massive cast," Microsoft producer Torin Rettig told Polygon. "Some games …

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OPINION: Xbox One, not PS4, is the hot topic at E3. And for all the wrong reasons

I was sitting at breakfast yesterday morning with one of my favourite games journalists. He’s a smart man and a talented writer and he faced a problem. He played some Xbox One games, and he loved them. The problem? Apparently you can’t say anything nice about Xbox One online without …

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MICROSOFT: Killer Instinct is free-to-play, includes one free character

Xbox One fighter Killer Instinct will be a free-to-play title. It will include just one freely accessible character – Jago. The rest of the cast, which consists of both old and new faces, will be available as premium downloads. Whether this point to an overarching strategy change from Microsoft remains …

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MICROSOFT: Killer Instinct returns to consoles at Xbox One reveal

Cult fighting IP Killer Instinct is to return. The new game, entitled simply Killer Instinct, will only be available on Xbox One. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer said on the stage: We listen, and Killer Instinct is back – only on Xbox One.” Rare was not named specifically as the publisher, but …

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Patent Office rejects Microsoft’s Killer Instinct trademark application

Microsoft has failed in a bid to renew the trademark for Killer Instinct. The Killer Instinct IP debuted in 1995 when Midway debuted Rare’s fighter in the arcades. It was later ported to the SNES and Game Boy. A sequel followed in 1996. Rumours of a resurrection of the franchise …

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