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Cowboys are back in space with Starhawk


5:30 PM on 08.20.2011



If you grew up during the late eighties or early nineties, space cowboys were the coolest, most badass dudes ever. Cartoons like BraveStarr, Saber Riders and Cowboy Bebop took the previously overused elements of cowboys, horses and gangsters, and put them into space.

It's been a while since we last had any games or shows about gun-wielding space men, but they are back in Starhawk. We talked to Dylan Jobe from LightBox Interactive about dogfights in space!








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2:00 PM on 08.10.2012
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4:00 AM on 06.12.2012
Starhawk and Sorcery soundtracks now available

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5:00 AM on 05.11.2012
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7:00 PM on 05.08.2012
All Starhawk DLC maps to be released for free

Starhawk hit store shelves in North America today and with the release comes great news for its long-term prospects, as it has been announced that all future map content will be made available free of charge.  In a ...more



4:45 PM on 02.01.2012
Get your Starhawk beta code here! (Update: all gone!)

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6:00 PM on 01.17.2012
Starhawk takes off May 8, PS Plus beta now open

The game that made many upset by its absence from our list of most anticipated PS3 games for 2012 now has a final release date. Starhawk will be dropping from the skies and into your consoles on May 8th. Folks with PS Plus ac...more



1:30 PM on 01.13.2012
Starhawk beta rolling out in phases over the coming weeks

Having opened Starhawk up to a limited audience with a private beta over the last couple of months, LightBox is preparing to enter public beta. The PlayStation Blog has details on how and when North American players can get i...more



7:07 PM on 08.17.2011
Impressions: Space combat in Starhawk

What could be better than jumping into a giant mech, blowing up some buildings, then transforming into a jet and reigning death down on your enemies from the sky? How about doing all of that in space! Lightbox unveiled the long-awaited space combat in Starhawk for the first time at gamescom in Cologne. If you were expecting it to be Warhawk in space, you wouldn't be far off.more





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