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Margin Makers: Guide to Assassin’s Creed merchandise

Assassin’s Creed is one for the history books. Launched in 2007 as one of the first flagship titles for the PS3 and Xbox 360, Ubisoft’s time-hopping stealth-action franchise clocks up its ninth core entry this month as Assassin’s Creed Syndicate eagle-dives onto shelves. Altogether, Assassin’s Creed has sold over 73 …

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Syndicate successor Satellite Reign arrives on Steam Early Access

Having reached its Kickstarter targets last summer, Satellite Reign is now available on Steam. The 20.69 download (temporarily down from its full price of 22.99) is quite limited in scope for the time being, hence its release as an Early Access title. It includes four player agent classes, some upgrades …

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Satellite Reign breezes past Kickstarter targets, hits stretch goals

The ‘spiritual successor’ to cult hit Syndicate is in rude health. Just early last week there were fears that the game could miss its 350,000 Kickstarter target. It then went on to reach the goal just three days later. Yesterday the game’s Kickstarter came to a close at an impressive …

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Satellite Reign hits Kickstarter goal

Syndicate successor Satellite Reign has hit its 350,000 Kickstarter goal. Earlier this week developer 5 Lives Studios released what it described as a gameplay visualisation” as it looked as if the ambitious project might fail to cross the finishing line ahead of its funding deadline this weekend. But at the …

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VIDEO: Satellite Reign releases "gameplay visualisation" as it teeters on brink of Kickstarter failure

There’s no denying that this gameplay visualisation” for Syndicate successor Satellite Reign looks very impressive. Developer 5 Live Studios has released the footage in response to those who had asked to see some gameplay footage of the title before they pledge to its Kickstarter fund. But that’s not as easy …

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Syndicate reboot tipped for Kickstarter

Ever heard of 5Lives Studios? No, us neither. But come next month that will very likely have changed. A video posted online by the studio very much seems to suggest that a Syndicate reboot (or more likely a ‘spiritual successor’) is heading to Kickstarter this month. Rock Paper Shotgun speculates …

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HMV bank syndicate turned down offers higher than Hilco’s

Hilco’s bid for HMV’s debt was not the highest on the table, it has been claimed. The Telegraph reports that the eight-bank syndicate of lenders including RBS and Lloyds who are owed the bulk of HMV’s outstanding debt feared that their reputations would be tarnished were they to turn the …

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Syndicate "was a lost battle from the get go"

The CEO of developer Starbreeze has admitted that recent FPS release Syndicate was a lost battle from the get-go”. The game, published by EA, was released earlier this year and was based on the 1993 IP that enjoyed huge success on PC, Amiga and various consoles. However, the game faced …

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Syndicate sales "hurt" by GAME instability

Developer Starbreeze has claimed that the recent instability at retailer GAME hurt” the sales of its recent shooter Syndicate. Syndicate was released in late February and was only temporarily stocked in the UK’s leading games retailers GAME and Gamestation following the collapse of terms with publisher EA. Although EA is …

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Xbox 360 Syndicate players report freezing

A small percentage of Xbox 360 owners have reported running into freezing issues during co-op matches of Starbreeze’s just released Syndicate reboot. The EA Forums started receiving complaints soon after the title’s launch, with nearly all players reporting problems while active in co-op play. The troubles are apparently stemming from …

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