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We started to get suspicious after it missed its first listed release date, and now our fears have been confirmed: Square Enix's third-person arcade shooter, Gun Loco, has been canceled. The news came via the game's official site, though no more details were provided. We're sorry for rubbing sal...

March 18th 2011 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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We haven't seen enough of the characters who will appear in Square Enix's over-the-top action title, Gun Loco, to decide whom among them will be our favorite. However, based on the video below, we feel absolutely certain that it will not be the Bobcat Goldthwait-sounding gentleman known as "Nuts."

October 12th 2010 at 9:10pm 0 Comments
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In Gun Loco, you can kick a man so hard that his torso flies off. Don't worry, everyone's seemingly made of manga meat -- and they're no-good criminals to boot, marooned on a decrepit prison planet once intended for "the baddest of the bad." The bizarre ruffians, who started life as toys created by...

September 21st 2010 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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If the "characters made from action figures" thing didn't sufficiently convince you of Gun Loco's locosity, Square Enix is soliciting vocal tracks for the music from ... you. The publisher has posted MP3 music and a lyric sheet for the game's title track, inviting fans to submit their own vocal inte...

August 24th 2010 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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Square Enix has officially revealed what its "Gun Loco" trademark is about. Stay with us, here: it's an Xbox 360 game, due next year, about a planet full of brutally insane (or "loco," if you will) criminals, okay? And they have firearms. Gun Loco is set on a prison planet (which, for some reason,...

August 16th 2010 at 1:10pm 0 Comments
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If we were to place a single bet on what we thought Square Enix's recently filed European trademark for "Gun Loco" would end up being, we'd almost certainly be proven wrong within a few months. Instead, we've got three hypotheses, which we've ranked below in order of likelihood. Now all our bases s...

July 30th 2010 at 11:30pm 0 Comments