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Creators of Left 4 Dead announce space themed 'Evolve'


10:43 AM on 01.07.2014
Left 4 Dead creatorsCreators of Left 4 Dead announce space themed 'Evolve' photo



Yesterday, Game Informer was teasing a big reveal by way of their February cover, and now, we know that it's Turtle Rock Studios' next project -- Evolve. Coming from the team who brought you Left 4 Dead, Evolve is being published by 2K Games, and is set to drop on PC, Xbox One, and the PS4 this fall.

It's apparently a four player sci-fi shooter where four "alien hunters" battle a player controlled alien that grows in strength as the match goes on. Unlike Left 4 Dead, each hunter will have its own unique set of skills, and the game is planned to support a massive amount of replay factor.

More and more current-gen exclusives are starting to roll out, and I can't wait to see how Evolve's multiplayer mode pans out. It sounds interesting, and if the monster can really grow to Kaiju size like the cover implies, it could be really interesting.

February Cover Revealed – Evolve [Game Informer]








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4:30 PM on 04.17.2015
Some metal bands, not the Castle Crashers devs, play Evolve DLC

A video with a misleading title led me to accidentally watch an Evolve DLC video. "Behemoth plays Behemoth" is less Dan Paladin and Tom Fulp, and more metal bands I've never heard of. But, if you're looking for fantastic insight and well-thought-out critique such as "I loved killing them; they were pissing me off," and "It's pretty much like being on-stage," then do I ever have the video for you.more



7:00 PM on 03.31.2015
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1:00 PM on 03.30.2015
Game News Haikus: Bloodborne, Grand Theft Auto V, Evolve, and more

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8:00 PM on 03.24.2015
One of Evolve's monsters gets nerfed in new patch

Evolve is being rebalanced, Turtle Rock Studios revealed today. In response to player feedback, the developer is making a myriad of alternations to the asymmetrical shooter's cast of characters, the most significant of which ...more



3:30 PM on 03.19.2015
Evolve's new bug man character is just the best

What a magnificent specimen. Slim, a medic, is one of the four hunters joining Evolve across all platforms on Tuesday, March 31. There's also the "half-human walking tank" Torvald (assault), the hermit Crow (trapper) with his...more



12:30 PM on 03.12.2015
Evolve's free map DLC is doing that 'Xbox first' thing

It's great to see free maps in a multiplayer-centric game like Evolve, but -- there just had to be a but -- timed platform exclusivity? Considerably less good. When the maps Broken Hill Mine and Broken Hill Foundry debut on M...more



10:00 AM on 03.06.2015
Play Evolve this weekend, earn a special gold monster skin

There's a special gold skin for the Goliath, Kraken, and Wraith hidden within Evolve's code. It was previously only available for developers, but now, players will have a chance to nab it. All you have to do is play Evolve&nb...more



8:30 AM on 03.05.2015
Evolve is getting a free 'Observer Mode,' I'm surprised it's not DLC

I've been playing Evolve off-and-on for the past few weeks, and I have to say I agree with Nic's middling review. I mean, I saw the warning signs very early after having a string of very boring matches, but I decided to...more



5:30 PM on 02.17.2015
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This past weekend I was up late and feeling loopy, and some haikus about a Flash game nobody cares about fell out of that state. Struck with inspiration, I thought, "Why can't all news be digested 17 syllables at a time?" Th...more



7:30 PM on 02.13.2015
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Trying to pin down my exact thoughts on Evolve has been trickier than pinning down any kind of prey the game has thrown at me. I was cautious with my initial impressions of the game earlier this week, noting an uneven play ex...more




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