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Natural Selection 2 is releasing ahead of schedule


7:30 PM on 10.29.2012
Natural Selection 2 is releasing ahead of schedule photo



Although Halloween was a fitting release day for Natural Selection 2, Unknown Worlds has bumped up the game's launch. This mash-up of first-person shooting and real-time strategy is now scheduled to unlock at 5:00pm Pacific on October 30, giving us more time to play without interruption from those pesky neighborhood kids.

Technically, this is only seven hours early (the original goal was to release at 12:01am Pacific on Oct. 31), but it's rare we get to see games come out ahead of schedule, so I'll gladly take it, as I'm sure many of you will too. We have a review coming, though the East Coast storm will likely impact when that goes up.








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10:00 PM on 12.20.2013
A classic Natural Selection map has returned

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9:00 PM on 11.11.2013
Natural Selection 2 World Championship gets some help

There are only two days left for the Natural Selection 2 World Championship crowdfunding campaign to reach its goal, which it just might clear now that it's received some help. Nvidia and Intel, both known in the eSport...more



1:30 PM on 11.01.2013
Natural Selection 2 is 75% off to celebrate anniversary

Natural Selection 2 turned a year old yesterday, and it's on sale on Steam for 75% off in order to celebrate, which is $6.24 here in the States. The sale only lasts until November 4, so grab it while you can. The 2...more



1:00 AM on 10.16.2013
Natural Selection 2 community to start a tournament

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4:00 AM on 07.04.2013
Natural Selection 2 adding female marine as free update

The fabulously interesting RTS/FPS hybrid Natural Selection 2 is getting a new playable character this August or September, according to the development blog. Natural Selection 2 pits a host of inventive aliens against a lita...more



7:30 PM on 03.08.2013
Natural Selection 2 devs lose $30k to fraudulent keys

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10:30 AM on 02.28.2013
Natural Selection 2's 'Gorgeous' update hits today

Natural Selection 2 has always gotten smaller, bug-squashin' and balance-fixin' patches. Today, however, a large content patch will hit the competitive hybrid titled the "Gorgeous" update. There are a bunch of new ...more



4:15 PM on 02.17.2013
Natural Selection 2's developer tools are now open source

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5:00 PM on 11.13.2012
Review: Natural Selection 2

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