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Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault is free on Origin right now

Heads up, Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault is free on Origin right now. Add it to your account, and you get to keep it forever! If you ask someone what their favourite Medal of Honor game is, you generally get one of two answers: Allied Assa...

 
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Sniper Elite

Sniper Elite 4 is 'built from the ground up' for current-gen

I never would've guessed Rebellion had so many Sniper Elite titles in it, but people keep buying them, so the studio's output has been that series and not much else these past several years (aside from a reportedly badass Battlezone reboot ...

 
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Days of War

Day of Defeat spiritual successor Days of War is on Kickstarter

World War II games are like buses: you wait a decade for one, and then two show up at once! Hot on the trail of Battalion 1944, Driven Arts’ Days of War hit Kickstarter last week with a goal of $100,000. At the time of writing, the g...

 
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Battalion 1944

Battalion 1944's stretch goals include a full single player campaign

World War II shooter Battalion 1944 has been doing really well for itself on Kickstarter: it got funded in three days, and in a week it had doubled its goal. Now with three days remaining, developer Bulkhead Interactive has announced stret...

 
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Battalion 1944

Battalion 1944 hits 200% funding on Kickstarter with three weeks remaining

I’ve been having a bit of a binge on World War II FPS games recently. Mainly Valve’s massively underappreciated Day of Defeat: Source, but also a bit of Medal of Honor: Airborne here and there. It’s a shame the genre kind...

 
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Battalion 1944

Is it about time to revive the WW2 shooter?

Years ago, World War II shooters were everywhere. Then the bubble burst. Activision, EA, and all the pretenders trained their sights on more contemporary settings, quickling transitioning series like Call of Duty, Medal of Honor, and Battle...

 
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Hey Ash Whatcha Playin'

Happy Friday! Have a HAWP about Ecco the Dolphin

It's Friday afternoon, and you know what that means. Game news slows down. You're doing lots of sitting around idly, pretending to be busy, waiting to slip out of work and start up the weekend as soon as possible. Maybe you need something t...

 
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Reminder: Enemy Front out next week, it's actually decent

Pretty sure I'm the only person in this industry that's talking up Enemy Front. Is it going to be a mindblowing revolutionary first-person shooter? No, not really. Is it going to be pretty fun? Yeah, I think so at least. But it's understan...

 
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Company of Heroes 2

Watch the US Forces in action in Company of Heroes 2 DLC

It's been almost a year since the release of Company of Heroes 2 and now we've got a trailer for the first DLC content for Relic's WWII RTS title. There are two new factions included, the US Forces (which you can see in the trailer above) ...

 
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Get a taste of Enemy Front's stealth combat

Enemy Front is the upcoming World War II shooter that feels a whole lot like Far Cry 3. That's a good thing! For one, it's nice to go back to a World War II shooter. It's even nicer when it's just not a straight up mindless corridor shoote...

 
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Free Red Orchestra 2

Download Red Orchestra 2 on Steam for free

Tripwire Interactive has given the heads up that its multiplayer World War II shooter Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad will be free to download -- and keep forever! -- as part of a 24-hour deal on Steam, starting tomorrow. Help spread ...

 
Enemy Front preview
Back in 2011 CI Games announced Enemy Front, a World War II shooter that was being worked on by Stuart Black who was the guy responsible for Black. It's funny how over-hyped that game was looking back. Anyway, Black left at s...   read

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Company of Heroes 2

Company of Heroes 2 removed from sale in Russia

Whilst our own Joshua Derocher loved Company of Heroes 2, it has not gone down too well in Russia and Eastern Europe. Polgyon reports that the game's publisher in those regions, 1C-SoftClub, has removed the game from sale, bowing to online ...

 
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Things go boom in the latest Company of Heroes 2 trailer

The latest look at Company of Heroes 2 shows off just how action packed this real time strategy game is. There's action, explosions, and death all around you in the battlefield. There's so much action here that the trailer even says you sh...

 
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Company of Heroes 2

Here's your Company of Heroes 2 campaign trailer

I'm really grateful that Sega has picked up Company of Heroes 2 after THQ's collapse. The original was a great real-time strategy title, one that I had most of my fun with in multiplayer more than the single-player. This trailer for the ca...

 
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Rising Storm

Visit the Pacific theater of war in Rising Storm

Coming from an eclectic team made up of developers from Tripwire Interactive and community modders, Rising Storm is looking to take Red Orchestra's style of World War II combat into the Pacific theater with more guns, explosions, and katan...

 
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Company of Heroes 2 teaser trailer is a little unsettling

If it isn't broke, don't fix it. That seems to be Relic Entertainment's philosophy with the follow up to the most highly regarded strategy game in all the land. As is natural for a sequel, the Company of Heroes 2 developer hopes to expand ...

 
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Red Orchestra 2 cuts price in half and adds friend pass

Red Orchestra 2 recently had a free-to-play weekend, and it was wildly successful. The influx of new players was a good start, but Tripwire has decided to do even more to bring players into the game. Red Orchestra 2 is now permane...

 
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In what can only be described as truly serendipitous, City Interactive has just wrapped their first media tour for Enemy Front and it's shaping up to be not half bad. Stuart Black, the brains behind Black and ...   read

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World War II shooters, World War II SHOOTERS!

Is it just me, or does the idea of a first-person shooter set in World War II seem really fresh right about now? With the industry being so afraid to touch such a tired concept recently, it seems we've barely seen anybody touch the setting....

 
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Former IO Interactive devs announce Heroes & Generals

Fun facts: IO Interactive used to be called Reto-Moto and its founding members and some of the core developers left the studio when it was sold to Eidos back in 2004. Now the guys who were responsible for the older Hitman games, as well as...

 
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Before diving into just how retarded awesome Furious 4 is, know that Gearbox isn't done with the main Brothers in Arms storyline. They'll be getting back to that series when the time is right, but in the mean time they're going to be telling us a new, over-the-top story with Furious 4. Four specialized soldiers are sent directly into the heart of Germany with one mission: Kill Hitler.   read

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Robots in WWI: Toy Soldier's 'Invasion' add-on

I'm of the opinion that you can improve just about anything by adding robots. That includes World War I, and taking it one step further, videogames about World War I in which army miniatures duke it out. Videogames like Signal Studios' Toy...

 
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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 to have WWII level(s)

We just can't get away from World War II in our war games, can we? According to an ESRB's description, the upcoming Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is going to begin in World War II and then progress forward in to the modern day and age. If you'...

 
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World at War: Zombies App gets a lite version

There's now a demo for Call of Duty: World at War: Zombies (quick, someone make this title stop!) up on the App Store. Excuse me, make that a "lite version" -- gotta abide by Apple's law. Essentially, this is a translation of World at War's...

 
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EA: Saboteur sequel could happen if first one sells

With the death of Pandemic and Electronic Arts not exactly putting its marketing weight behind the thing, a sequel for The Saboteur seems unlikely. Nevertheless, EA has said that a sequel could come ... provided enough people buy the first ...

 
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Shock: Treyarch's Call of Duty set in the past again

Treyarch looks set to take the Call of Duty reins again in 2010, having recently posted a job advertisement for the next installment of the ludicrously popular FPS series. The team is looking for a level designer, and has indicated that, on...

 
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EA has not forgotten about the Medal of Honor franchise

Hey, remember Medal of Honor? It was that other World War II game that people loved so much. The last we heard of the series was in 2007 with Medal of Honor: Airborne and Medal of Honor: Heroes 2. All in all, there were over a dozen Medal o...

 
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Assassin's Creed 3 may take us to World War II

You know what we don't have enough of? World War II games! But wait, don't hang up just yet. Far from talking about making yet another generic Nazi-shooter, Ubisoft has apparently been discussing where to take the Assassin's Creed series ne...

 
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How to make your World War II game not suck

World War II games. Everybody's played them, everybody's sick of them. Unless they're very easily pleased. The vast majority of us have stormed the beaches and liberated the cities so many times that we're very much over the idea of bringin...

 

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While debate rages on over who is best waifu and best robotu in Overwatch, its abundantly clear that Hanzo is best

 
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