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The first thing I want to do when hearing about a game's poor quality is try it myself. I've found that unless the complaints specify performance issues, the real problem is that the gameplay just didn't mesh well with the person issuing the complaint. Often, those folks talk in general specifics...

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CrimeCraft, Vogster's free-to-play MMO, is getting its first expansion, a ten-week episodic event called Bleedout. Each week features artwork by a different comic book artist, including Ben Templesmith, Howard Chaykin and Zach Howard. The expansion also includes new missions that, judging by the ...

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Even though it's a holiday here in the US, Nintendo has released a plethora of new downloadable titles for the Wii and DSi. It's a great thing, not simply because OMG moar gamez, but because it gives us a distraction from the day's festivities. There's only so much of Aunt Linda's trip to the Grand ...

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Vogster has revealed that Unbound Saga is coming to Xbox Live Arcade. If you generally stick to the Xbox spectrum of the gaming world, there's a fair chance you haven't heard of Unbound Saga. Released last year for the PSP, Unbound Saga is a side-scrolling beat-'em-up with more than a passing resem...

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CrimeCraft may have launched with a bang, but that bang appeared to be less of a gunshot and more of a car backfiring. Vogster Entertainment's MMOFPS was met with somewhat mixed reviews, moved to a free-to-play model, and found itself banned in Australia. But the game persists, and executive produc...

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Yes, bowling puns. We know not everyone appreciates a good cheesy joke, but today's a seemingly auspicious day for MMO iPhone and Facebook apps. It's hard to imagine what self respecting game doesn't have a tiny socially-networked counterpart. You can consume details on Kingpin over on its official...

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Vogster's MMOFPS CrimeCraft hasn't had the easiest time, and it took another hit last week when it was banned in Australia. The Australian Classification Board refused classification of the game thanks to the availability of Boosts, drugs that give the player character various buffs. The reason giv...

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Vogster's freeish-to-play MMO, CrimeCraft, has been effectively banned from Australia. The beleaguered publisher's online title won't make it to the country in its current form due to "drug use related to incentives or rewards." The same complaint was aimed at Fallout 3 last year. Gamespot UK repo...

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There's no doubt CrimeCraft has been seeing some tough times since its launch. Nevertheless, that's not stopping Vogster Entertainment from paving new development paths. They're currently working on CrimeCraft: Kingpin, which is essentially a way to interface with the game through Facebook or the ...

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Possibly in an effort to assuage the recent financial woes of publisher Vogster Entertainment, MMOFPS CrimeCraft will go free-to-play "by the end of October." According to a press release issued by the company yesterday, the game will go into an "unlimited free trial" later this month, though a tw...

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Vogster Entertainment may not be closing as has been rumored, but the publisher has announced significant changes to its business model. Speciifically, it the company is "restructuring to focus its resources toward the enhancement and expansion of content for their recently launched CrimeCraft shoot...

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CrimeCraft's launch date is just around the corner now, and if you haven't pre-ordered yet but plan on doing so, there really isn't a lot of time left! While the retail distribution of the game in North America and Canada is exclusive to particular stores (Best Buy for NA and Future Shop in Canada...

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After a reportedly successful closed beta, Vogster's CrimeCraft is opening its beta to anyone interesting in trying the Persistent World Next-Gen Shooter (PWNS) before its launch on August 25th. The closed beta, which began in May, had ended on Monday in anticipation of this new open beta. The doo...

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I'm spending the week at E3, and while iPhone games are somewhat few and far between (odds are that we'll see most of the App Store's goods next week at WWDC), there are a few gems to find out on the floor. In the Vogster booth, I got to play Robocalypse: Mobile Mayhem. It was originally seen on t...

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***NOTICE TO ALL GAMERS*** FROM: The Joystiq Office of Law Enforcement RE: Vogster's CrimeCraft, a "persistent world next-gen shooter" due out August 25th. Attention: CrimeCraft is to be considered armed and dangerous, and should not be approached in a video game store. Stay away at all costs. L...

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In the latest vignette for Crimecraft, Vogster's MMOFPS set to grace PCs on August 25 (and "other consoles down the road"), the game's producer gives us a look at one of the game's main characters, Gerome Mills. It's mostly a tech demo showing off Gerome in his many forms (from concept art to low po...

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Vogster must be pleased with the results of the beta for its upcoming MMOFPS, CrimeCraft, as it's gone ahead and nailed down a release date. Slated to hit consoles sometime "down the road," the game will arrive for PC on August 25. This news comes a day after Crackdown developer Realtime Worlds ann...

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Let's be honest, if you're into Vogster's MMOFPS CrimeCraft enough that you applied for the beta, you probably already know that the closed beta started this past week. Here's the unfortunate part: If you weren't one of the fine folks accepted, you're not going to be hearing much about the game f...

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