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Dirty Bomb

Dirty Bomb's grenade launching class is ingeniously called Nader


Someone get them the Nobel Prize in character naming
Apr 24
Have you been enjoying my news posts on Destructoid so far? Well hold on to your undercrackers because after this paragraph you sure as fuck won't: I loved Brink. I pre-ordered it, I played it to death, I got a character to ... read
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Rule 1: Don't be a dick
The folks at Splash Damage have been busy over the last two years. Since the release of Brink and a stint on Batman: Arkham Origins' multiplayer, they figured it was time to return to their roots with a heavy focus on PC... read feature

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Goodnight... humanitarian
So far, the Batman Arkham Origins Season Pass has been a steaming pile of poop. Buyers have received some extremely underwhelming skin packs, and a piss-poor series of challenge maps for their cash, with the promise... read feature

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A waste of time and money
I was pretty disappointed with Arkham Origins. Maybe not as crushingly disappointed as Jim was, but I still felt like it was the weakest entry in the Arkham saga so far, and Warner Bros. Montreal didn't really do anything to make me confident in the future of the series. Sadly, the newest DLC doesn't do them any favors either. read feature

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Defective Vision
Batman: Arkham Origins had to endure a lot of cynicism from the peanut gallery as it rushed headlong from sudden announcement to pre-Christmas release. It's hardly surprising, too -- after the Arkham series earned high c... read feature

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Splash Damage partners with NEXON
Many of my staff members wander off in the other direction after hearing things like "free-to-play first-person shooter." I get it. But I wanted to see Extraction's debut at PAX this past weekend because Splash Damage were be... read feature

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Arkham Origins

Arkham Origins on Wii U lacks multiplayer, naturally


Just another day
Aug 01
Wii U is looking pretty down in the dumps. Maybe some quality software in the near future will cheer it right back up. Perhaps a little Batman: Arkham Origins -- I hear it's got multiplayer now. Well, it does on every platfor... read
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First gameplay footage of Splash Damage's Dirty Bomb


Check out the Brink developer's latest flavor
Dec 14
Splash Damage has shared some early pre-alpha footage of its upcoming PC multiplayer shooter, Dirty Bomb. Check out the gunfire and explosions blanketing London in the video above. What do you reckon? Looks fairly inoffensiv... read
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Splash Damage teases its next PC shooter, Dirty Bomb


Reserve your player name now
Nov 30
The studio behind Enemy Territory: Quake Wars and Brink has released a teaser trailer for its next multiplayer first-person shooter, Dirty Bomb. Splash Damage has a minimalistic website running for the game which currently a... read
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Counter on Splash Damage webpage teases reveal


6 days left
Nov 23
There's a countdown timer on the Splash Damage webpage. It seems that the people behind Brink have something new coming up, with a reveal scheduled on midday, November 29.  The logo on this timer is surely a hint. Any ideas? The image name is 'car_teaser' if that means anything to you. You might want to poke around in the forum for hints. read
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Brink sold an estimated 2.5 million copies worldwide


Apr 23
Despite mixed reviews, documented lag issues, and a heap of criticism from players, Splash Damage's Brink is estimated to have sold around 2.5 million copies. According to CEO Paul Wedgewood, the Bethesda-published multi... read
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Brink 'Agents of Change' DLC now arrives August 3


Jul 29
Brink's "Agents of Change" DLC was scheduled to arrive tomorrow, but it's been pushed back a little bit to August 3. Don't worry though, it'll still be free for the first two weeks. That's nice! The content will be available ... read
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Brink studio doesn't take crunch periods for granted


Jul 26
Brink developer Splash Damage has added its two cents to the ongoing "crunch period" debate, stating that prolonged overtime periods are inevitable, but that studios ought not to take them for granted. Respect is key, accordi... read
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Brink 'Agents of Change' DLC on July 30, free for 2 weeks


Jun 24
Bethesda has announced that Brink's first downloadable content pack, "Agents of Change," will hit Steam, Xbox 360 and PS3 from July 30, and will be free for two weeks. The DLC is currently awaiting final approval from Microso... read
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Bethesda confirms Brink site hacked, personal info risked


Jun 13
Bethesda has confirmed that sites connected to the recently released Brink have been hacked into and that personal info has been compromised. No financial data was stores on them, so you only have to worry about your emails a... read
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Brink's Agents of Change DLC detailed (loads of stuff!)


May 28
Bethesda has published details concerning Brink's first batch of downloadable content. We knew the first DLC would be free, so some people expected a few crappy costumes. Prepare to be surprised! The Agents of Change pack fea... read
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Brink patched for PC, fixes sound, fonts, servers


May 24
Another patch for the PC version of Brink has arrived, fixing up issues with sound as well as a few cosmetic issues and general performance flaws.  By all accounts, the PC version is looking like the best of the lot, wit... read
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Have a PS3 Brink patch to go with your PSN restoration


May 16
Splash Damage has celebrated the return of the PlayStation Network by releasing a lovely patch for your copy of Brink. I'm sure all thirty PS3 Brink players will be thrilled with the news.  The fix is, essentially, the s... read
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First downloadable content for Brink will be free


May 13
In a move that could very likely be a glimpse of things to come for this industry, Splash Damage and Bethesda are going to put out the first Brink downloadable content for free. This is their way of showing "appreciation for ... read
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Splash Damage tells us what's been fixed in Brink


May 12
Splash Damage has detailed the various updates that Brink has received since it launched on Tuesday, discussing the patches released for all three versions of the game.  On the Xbox 360, the launch patch has improved tex... read
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Splash Damage has had a decent career working on various id Software properties over the years, but this is the first time that the lads from Bromley (respect) have struck out with an original IP of their own.  Brink has... read feature

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Brink's launch trailer has accents, explosions, parkour


May 09
Brink hits North America tomorrow, and Bethesda's put out a final trailer in anticipation. It bigs up the game's civil war premise, and features loads of shooting and jumping. That's all you need, really.  We've been pl... read
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Bethesda breaks down Brink by crazy numbers


May 06
Bethesda has been ramping up the Brink promotion ahead of next week's release, helped along with some insane statistics that the publisher has yanked out of its arse. The numbers are being used to show off how much variety is... read
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New Brink video explains a myriad of battlefield tactics


May 05
The final Brink video in its "Get SMART" series explains how command posts, turrets, mines, and disguises can be used for battlefield control. Turrets in particular can be very effective when placed in strategic positions, a... read
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Splash Damage addressing common shooter issues with Brink


Mar 01
I gathered from my conversation with Brink’s lead writer, Edward Stern, that the game’s developers at Splash Damage believe certain problems to be endemic to the shooter genre, and that they’re trying to pro... read
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Brink blurs the lines between single- and multiplayer


Mar 01
Splash Damage’s upcoming first-person shooter, Brink, does away with the traditional videogame dichotomy between solo and multiplayer modes. “We’re used to there being a real difference between single-player... read
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Brink, the upcoming first-person shooter from Enemy Territory developer Splash Damage, is bringing a novel approach to a crowded market. It incorporates elements from a variety of popular genres, but does so in a way that mak... read feature

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[Editors note: Despite how hard cameraman and tech-guy Roy Malcomber tried we had several technology fails and apologise for sound quality]. Brink has a huge presence at Eurogamer Expo in London this... read feature

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Running through Brink with Splash Damage


Oct 08
[Editors note: Despite how hard cameraman and tech-guy Roy Malcomber tried we had several technology fails and apologise for sound quality]. Brink is awesome and I could spend all day trying to explain the game to you but that would be pointless. So, I am going to let the CEO of Splash Damage, Paul Wedgewood, do it instead. Enjoy!  read
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Brink devs talk ending a genre


Aug 25
Brink, according to developer Splash Damage, is set to redefine what we think of when talking first-person shooters. In fact, in its latest developer diary called "The End of a Genre As We Know It," the developers thinks suc... read
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One of the many games being shown at gamescom is Splash Damage’s Brink. If you're not familiar with Brink, it's an upcoming team-based co-operative first person shooter in development for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, & PC. I was able to get about 20 minutes of playtime while I spoke to the developers, so go ahead and check below for my hands-on impressions of Brink's multiplayer. read feature







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