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Rust and Garry's Mod creator Garry Newman has some thoughts regarding the recent purchase of Mojang by Microsoft to the tune of $2.5 billion. Specifically, Newman gives some insight as to reasons why he views the sale as a positive thing. "Once you start hiring people your whole attitude changes....

September 20th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Rust developer Facepunch Studios recently revealed its next game, an arcade shooter called Riftlight. The brightly colored game will feature light RPG and looting elements, so players will constantly battle their way through stages and fend off enemies, like giant space squids, to improve their shi...

July 28th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Facepunch Studios is going back to the drawing board for their survival game/naked-man-with-a-rock simulator, Rust. The game is being rebuilt and tweaked with new code in an effort to make the game not only different from its current incarnation, but more efficient. "There's a lot of systems that...

June 29th 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Garry Newman's physics sandbox, Garry's Mod, has surpassed $30 million in revenue, the creator has revealed on Twitter. The $10 download has been available on Steam since 2006. More surprising, however, is Newman's latest Rust, which has already earned him more than Garry's Mod. In a follow-up twe...

February 21st 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Proving the old adage that "violence always solves everything," - or something like that - Facepunch Studios has implemented a new anti-cheating system, dubbed "CheatPunch," in their first-person survival game Rust. During its initial run over last weekend, a total of 4,621 people were banned. Face...

February 15th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Garry Newman and his team at Facepunch Studios recently reached the milestone of more than a million copies sold of their hit survival game Rust, and what better way to celebrate than to make that number even bigger by bringing the game to consoles? While nothing's set in stone, Newman recently tw...

February 12th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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First-person sandbox survival game Rust has issued a new update, this time to remove content rather than add it. Developer Facepunch Studios has stripped zombies entirely from Rust. Zombies have been replaced with red bears and red wolves. "You hate them. We know. They're just plugging a gap for n...

February 7th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Rust, the MMO-meets-survival game from Facepunch Studios, sold 750,000 copies in a month and a half since entering Steam early access. The news is courtesy of an update from creator Garry Newman, who described the sales mark as "an amount we never even imagined selling over the game's lifetime." T...

January 31st 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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The success of Garry's Mod established Facepunch Studios, but the developer's latest effort, Rust, appears to be an even bigger hit. Though Rust, a survival game that pits players against an unforgiving, mysterious wilderness, is currently incomplete, the game's release on Steam Early Access has m...

January 20th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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In the nearly 10 years since Garry's Mod first debuted as a modification for Half-Life 2, the open sandbox physics simulator has sold over 3.5 million copies, while doubling its sales each year. Garry Newman, the game's creator and namesake, cites a number of reasons for its success: the ever-incr...

November 26th 2013 at 1:45pm 0 Comments