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FPS Rantings

Archive for August 2007

August 31st, 2007

What’s latest on FPS Creator

Have you ever wanted to create your own first-person shooter because you think you can do better? Here’s your chance. FPS Creator X10 is currently in development, and The Game Creators (the tool’s developer) has come out with the latest update.

As you’ve seen, everything is just click and drag. You don’t need to do the […]

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August 31st, 2007

Master Chief scares the socks off South Koreans

As we all know, Halo is a big hit in North America. After all, Halo 2 generated $125 million in the first 24 hours of its release back in 2004. So what does Microsoft do to introduce Master Chief in South Korea? Scare their socks off.

Fricking awesome.
Thanks to Patrick, the Ironic Gamer for sharing with […]

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August 31st, 2007

Halo 3 goes gold

The wait is almost over. Halo 3, the final chapter in the trilogy, has been released to manufacturing. That means one thing: the game is now finished, and is on its way to store shelves in less than four weeks.

Halo 3 is touted to have exceeded one million presales in North America alone. Would […]

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August 31st, 2007

Other way around: New MMOFPS actually pays its players

When you talk about an MMO, you normally think of people paying a company to play a massively-multiplayer online game. London-based games publisher Kwari, announced its new multiplayer online gaming service, which does things the other way around.
You see, the company’s FPS (also named Kwari) lets players make money off each other in real-time. Intrigued […]

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August 29th, 2007

Tom Chick bashes Metroid 3 for being hardcore

Game reviewers are a misunderstood lot. People take them for granted because of the perception that the job is easy, and that non-game reviewers (i.e. everyone else) think they can do a better job. Hey, how hard can reviewing a game be? All one has to do is play and finish a game, then write […]

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August 29th, 2007

Valve bans Bioshock in their offices

Why, you ask? Aren’t developers supposed to play other companies’ games if they want to make good games of their own? Of course. Just ask any marquee developer, and they’ll tell you that they play other makers’ games.

But when your office is stuck in crunch time because your team is feverishly working on a […]

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August 28th, 2007

Original Bioshock score is free for download

Here’s more Bioshock stuff to download. The original score to Bioshock was released as a free download on The Cult of Rapture. The score was created by film, TV, and video game composer Garry Schyman.

Never heard of him, you say?

Garry composed for Destroy All Humans! and Voyeur, that old game for the Philips […]

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August 28th, 2007

Gabe Newell hates Vista

Here’s more fuel to fan your hate for anything Windows Vista. Remember Gabe Newell? He’s THE big cheese in Valve Software, creators of Half-Life and its excellent sequel. He’s also big, but that probably has nothing to do with being Valve’s big boss.
Gabe told Heise that Microsoft made a terrible mistake releasing DirectX 10 exclusively […]

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August 28th, 2007

Live-action Halo clip raises questions

You won’t believe this. We have a live-action video of Halo! No, it’s not the motion picture that you’re clamoring for—it’s a promotional film financed by Microsoft that’s supposed to whet your appetite for anything Halo that they throw at you.

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August 28th, 2007

Crysis demo is coming next month

September 25 will be an important day in 2007 gaming. Aside from the release of Halo 3 on the Xbox 360, the day also marks the arrival of the Crysis demo on the PC. Getting the demo will answer the single most important question that PC gamers are wondering.

“Can my rig run Crysis?”

You […]

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August 24th, 2007

Halo 3-edition Xbox 360 is priced, dated, and ready for Europe

Hear yea, hear yea. Microsoft announced the pricing and availability for the Xbox 360 Halo 3 Special Edition in Europe. The Halo 3 edition comes with a Spartan green and gold finish, and will carry an estimated retail price of £279.99 when it comes to retail on September 26.

This 360 version is said to […]

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August 24th, 2007

Bioshock on the PC and Xbox 360: Which is better?

As far as we know, Bioshock is built for two systems: the PC and Xbox 360. All this talk about the demo code is unconfirmed, so we’ll stay away from vaporware. Ever wondered what the difference is between the PC and 360 versions? Watch the video and see for yourself.

Judging from the video, […]

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