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It's always possible to be surprised with reveals of older MMOs, even after years of writing this column. For example, I had never heard that Valve was initially working on an MMO called Prospero in the late '90s before we posted on it a couple of weeks ago. It's crazy to me that parts of what coul...

August 9th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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DICE founder Fredrik Liljegren has his sights set on free-to-play games, as he's revealed (via Gamasutra) his new studio, Antic Entertainment. He's joined by Digital Extremes alum Mark Mikulec and Jeff Evans at the London, Ontario-based studio, which features talent from a variety of titles such as...

September 22nd 2009 at 5:29pm 0 Comments
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OK, we're going to drop something on you right now, and it may be a little hard for some of you stuffed-shirt critic types to hear: Dark Sector was rad. Not great, not perfect, rad. You were a half cyborg and you ran around throwing an electric murder plate at bad guys. If every video game, movie a...

February 5th 2009 at 11:56am 0 Comments
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Wait for it. Don't leave cover too soon. You're nearly surrounded. Bullets fly in from three directions, ricocheting off the paltry bit of cover protecting your crouched body. A grenade goes off nearby -- too close for comfort. And then it's time to strike back and slaughter another wave of en...

August 12th 2008 at 11:47am 0 Comments
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Talk about being fashionably late. Gamers looking to test drive Digital Extremes' third-person action title are in luck--a demo for Dark Sector has appeared on the Xbox Live Marketplace. The demo, which is available in all Xbox Live regions, may have missed the pre-release marketing blitz window by...

June 11th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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We know that this doesn't go for everyone, but we really adored Dark Sector when we played it back in March. Now, just a couple of months after its release, you can finally get a taste of the glaive-tossing action without laying down any cash, thanks to the demo now available on Xbox Live.The gamep...

June 11th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Today we're being ambitious enough to slam your face with two servings of awesome video game bargains. The first is GRAW2 -- located on Amazon for $30 new, or $20 used. People have said it's a great game, so if you think it's worth a measly $20, take the bet.The second deal is less of a deal but sti...

May 5th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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When the first next-gen game ever announced doesn't get released until a few years into that generation's life cycle, it's pretty much impossible for it to be "worth the wait." But Dark Sector seems to be doing a valiant job of at least being "worth the shelf space," as it's garnered restrained pra...

March 26th 2008 at 10:05am 0 Comments
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Well kids, this is it. The first "next-gen" game evar is finally on its way to retail shelves. That's right, Dark Sector, the one time space stealth action game turned Eastern Europe stealth action game, will soon see the light of day. Is it any good? We'll have to wait and see. But wait! There's mo...

March 24th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

You may find it odd that nearly every Dark Sector post we do is some sort of video, but we have good reason. You see, Dark Sector kind of took us by surprise, most impressive thing being the game's intense visuals and over the top decapitations. With that in mind, how could we not want to blo...

March 21st 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Posted over on their developer blog, the Dark Sector team decided to give everyone an insider's peek into some of the final bugs and glitches they discovered while nearing the end of the game's development cycle. But before you start to yawn and thoughts of missing textures or broken geometry glitch...

March 20th 2008 at 10:45am 0 Comments