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Disney Shuts Down LucasArts!

I never dreamed I would be writing this article, at least not for the foreseeable future. Lucas Arts, a game studio renowned for many a Star Wars inspired title, has been closed down by Disney with at least 150 staff losing their jobs as a result. I reported in an earlier article the current future of Star […]

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The “TimeSplitters” Are Back, Well Almost!

If there’s one game series that holds a soft nostalgic spot in FPS gaming it most certainly has to be Timesplitters. I’m sure if you have played any of the previous games you will not need an introduction to such an amazing trilogy. TimeSplitters literally broke the rule book on FPS gaming by not really conforming to […]

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Crash Team Racing Retrospective

Back in 1996 Naughtydog debuted their first game for Sony Computer Entertainment, Crash Bandicoot. A series seemingly specifically designed to take on competing console manufacturers Sega and Nintendo, and their rival platform gaming franchises. Crash received high praise from critics and quickly became one of the bestselling titles available on the Playstation, with journalists often drawing […]

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Square Enix Files a “Deus Ex” Movie Trademark

Square Enix recently filed a trademark for the title “Deus Ex: Human Defiance” (the trademark can be found here). Upon hearing this news, many fans assumed that a sequel to “Human Revolution” was in the works, as the trademark listed many different applications of the trademark, implying that Square was keeping their options open regarding […]

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Killzone Shadowfall? Should have been new intellectual property

Before you’re enraged by the relatively sensationalist headline, hear me out. I love the Killzone franchise, each title from the original, to Killzone 3. Admittedly I didn’t much take to Liberation, but spin-off aside I’ve stuck with Killzone through thick and thin. Unfortunately despite my fondness of the Killzone series, Killzone never became what Sony needed it […]

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Playstation Vita: Struggling to find an identity?

The Playstation Vita has been out in Europe and the US for over 2 months now, and more than 5 in Japan yet still hasn’t been able to pick up the pace on it’s sales figures. Nintendo had a similar debut, its price point, launch lineup and marketing strategy was heavily criticized, but Nintendo quickly […]

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