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Brink has gone free-to-play on PC after six years

We occasionally see multiplayer-focused games go free-to-play when they underperform. Evolve and Battleborn are two recent examples; publisher 2K Games eventually made them free when it was clear that residual sales had dried up, ...

 
 
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Brink sold an estimated 2.5 million copies worldwide

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 multiplayer shooter ...

 
 
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Get Brink's 'Agents of Change' DLC now while it's free

Love it or hate it, if you still have a copy of Brink, you might as well download the "Agents of Change" downloadable content which recently hit PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, and Steam. Why? Because it's free! But only for the first two w...

 
 
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Brink 'Agents of Change' DLC now arrives August 3

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 simultaneously ...

 
 
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Brink studio doesn't take crunch periods for granted

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, according to the Broml...

 
 
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QuakeCon 2011 tournaments detailed

Early next month, a number of game tournaments will be held in Dallas, Texas for this year's QuakeCon. As you would expect, there will be Quake tournaments, but this year Brink will join the festivities as well. Intel Quake Live Duel Invit...

 
 
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Bodycount dev: There's room for FPSs beyond Call of Duty

An interesting tidbit came out of a Bodycount interview with Codemasters game director Andy Wilson. "We looked at Bulletstorm and I think it's fair to say that it was a sort of 'acid test' for us," he tells CVG. "Because they were coming o...

 
 
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Brink 'Agents of Change' DLC on July 30, free for 2 weeks

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 Microsoft and Sony.&nb...

 
 
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Bethesda confirms Brink site hacked, personal info risked

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 and passwords.&n...

 
 
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Brink's Agents of Change DLC detailed (loads of stuff!)

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 features new maps,...

 
 
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Brink patched for PC, fixes sound, fonts, servers

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, with more support ...

 
 
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Brink lag to be fixed in next week's patch

Bethesda has stated that a patch is coming next week to fix the crippling lag issues in Brink. Because this is the generation where we cannot play videogames until two weeks after we paid $60 for them.  If you're playing on PC, there a...

 
 
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Have a PS3 Brink patch to go with your PSN restoration

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 same as the one ...

 
 
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69% of Brink sales are on Xbox 360

Brink, currently sitting at number one in the United Kingdom, has enjoyed a disproportionate amount of sales on the Xbox 360 in its home country. 69% of British retail sales were on the 360, while the PS3 version got 23% and the PC version ...

 
 
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Brink dev: 1% of games shouldn't make 99% of the profit

Brink developer Splash Damage has criticized the near-monopoly that certain games have on the market, lamenting the state of affairs that sees a small fraction of titles rake in the majority of the money. According to the studio, this hampe...

 
 
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First downloadable content for Brink will be free

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 your support" o...

 
 
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Splash Damage tells us what's been fixed in Brink

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 texture loading ti...

 
 
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Live show: Mash Tactics plays Brink

Did you grab your copy yet of Splash Damage's latest release, Brink? If so, stop by today and play online with your favorite least greatest but awesome duo, Carnage and Pico. If you are still trying to decide whether or not to throw down th...

 
 
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Review: Brink

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 received a lot...

 
 
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Brink's launch trailer has accents, explosions, parkour

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 playing Brink sin...

 
 
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Compare real parkour with the sort you'll do in Brink

In this promotional video for Brink, we're shown the game's parkour mechanics as compared to how the activity looks as performed by one of it's best practitioners, freerunner Daniel Ilabaca.  Is it just me, or is this stuff far more i...

 
 
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Bethesda breaks down Brink by crazy numbers

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 found in the g...

 
 
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New Brink video explains a myriad of battlefield tactics

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, as I noticed in ...

 
 
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Brink's Doom Pack for pre-orders in glorious motion

It's been a long time since an in-game "pack" has been enough to get me to pre-order at one retailer over another, but the Doom Pack for Brink is calling my name. This brief video overviews the contents. For those unwilling or unable to vi...

 
 
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Brink is ready and able in this new trailer

Brink is well on the way to looking like my idea of the perfect online shooter. The character customization, the range of abilities, and the focus on wearing badass masks speaks to me on every level. In other words -- Brink makes my pussy ...

 
 




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