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Blizzard shooter Overwatch is coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Blizzard’s upcoming shooter Overwatch has been confirmed for a console release, having previously only been revealed for PC. The title, which grew out of the studio’s cancelled Titan MMO project, is a class-based first-person shooter which features a number of distinct characters with unique abilities – not unlike MOBA games …

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Shooter audience switching to PlayStation 4, says Sony

Xbox may be enjoying its Halo sales success, but shooter fans are actually switching to PlayStation 4, Sony says. PlayStation has secured third-party partnerships with a number of big shooter franchises this year, including Destiny and Call of Duty: Black Ops III, as well as upcoming blockbuster Star Wars Battlefront. …

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Bethesda ‘has concerns’ about the quality of free-to-play shooter Battlecry

It seems that things aren’t going completely as planned for Bethesda’s upcoming free-to-play third-person shooter Battlecry. After a big reveal in May of last year, the multiplayer-focused title has remained primarily out of the spotlight. There were plans for a closed beta (which eventually failed to take place) and a …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Gears of War merchandise

Microsoft’s brutal third-person shooter had a big showing at E3 with two new games. MCV looks at the tie-in products set to raise cheers for Gears Gears of War was back with a bang at this year’s E3. Microsoft rolled out two big reveals for the IP during its press …

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MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to shooter accessories and merchandise

It’s little surprise that the shooter genre continues to be one of the biggest games markets in the world. MCV locks and loads One only need take a look at the success of the biggest new IP launch in history – Destiny – to know that the shooter is still …

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Doom co-creator Romero is working on a new FPS

One of the first person shooting genre’s founding fathers is working on a brand new FPS. Doom co-creator John Romero told Joystiq that he’s working on several games at once right now” and that: "I haven’t made a shooter since 2000. So I’m basically starting to work on another one." …

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NINTENDO: Online shooter Splatoon revealed for Wii U

The 8-player online paint ‘em up is coming to Wii U next year. Splatoon is an online team-based shooter, which has players battle for territories on any given map. But Splatoon isn’t the typical shooter as players duel it out with massive weapons that shoot paint, which certainly makes for …

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Free-to-play shooter Loadout coming to PlayStation 4

PC free-to-play title Loadout is headed to PlayStation 4. In a post on the PlayStation Blog, Edge of Reality creative director said that the title will be a console exclusive to PlayStation 4. As of yet a release date has not been set for the PS4 version. The title launched …

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