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Derek Smart-led Line of Defense developer 3000AD announced this week that it has partnered with DC Comics to create a digital comic book set in the Line of Defense universe. The comic, built as a 12-part miniseries, will cover four separate stories from both factions of the game's core conflict. On...

October 10th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Wednesday night is traditionally when new apps appear on the App Store, and this evening is going to be no exception with a few big titles finally showing up. First up, Payback was one of the earliest Grand Theft Auto-style games on the App Store, and now it's getting a sequel with Payback 2 (o...

October 3rd 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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We've all been wronged by others in games. It's a fact of life. And how we respond to these slights can reflect on our character (moral character, not in-game... you understand). Sure, we can be the bigger person and turn the other cheek. We can appeal to higher authorities to come and smite our...

June 20th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Unfortunately, the classic mobile game of Dope Wars (I played hours of it on my old TI-80) still hasn't been allowed on the App Store -- Apple reportedly wasn't happy with the drug-themed gameplay, and so there are only "sugarcoated" versions there now (including one that is literally about sugar, b...

April 8th 2009 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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Grand Theft Auto isn't out for the iPhone, but Payback is --it's basically a 3D version of the old top-down GTA gameplay, improved with better rendering and lighting. You control the game by pressing "buttons" on the screen, and tilting the iPhone around, and Touch Arcade says it works well. Some mi...

January 29th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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We just wanted to remind everyone that entry into this week's Fanswag Weekly will be ending today, Friday, January 25th. Oh teh noez! But don't work yourself up into a hysteria, there's still a little more than one hour to register for the giveaway and potentially win a copy of Soldier of Fortune: P...

January 25th 2008 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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The Soldier of Fortune series of games has long been a guilty little pleasure for many gamers. Developed by Raven Software (the guys making a little title called Quake 4), the first game starred a real-life mercenary named John Mullins and was made popular due to its unusual (for the time) real-wor...

December 4th 2007 at 7:35pm 0 Comments

Ragdolls, that is. Brought to you by the creepy kids who tore the arms off their action figures, Soldier of Fortune: Payback declares war on subtlety, good taste and the important bits that keep your limbs connected to the rest of your body. The brief video above is demonstration enough of the game...

October 9th 2007 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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After disappearing from the gaming scene following 2002's Double Helix, the Soldier of Fortune franchise has finally been revived for Soldier of Fortune: Pay Back on the Playstation 3, the 360, and the PC. While not officially announced, pages have gone up for the game at EBGames and the guys from...

June 27th 2007 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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More good news for high-def fans. The discounts on Blu-ray titles just keep on coming. Amazon announced plans to offer up to 43% on select Blu-ray and HD-DVD titles, starting today. After discount, titles like The Terminator, Species and King Arthur: (Director's Cut) can be had for as little as $16....

June 12th 2007 at 6:00pm 0 Comments