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Wolfenstein's New Order, EA Wars & Presidential Nad-Kicks

Today's Destructoid Show is here to tell you all the worst news about video games. And also some good news, too, I guess. Wolfenstein: The New Order has been announced, and it has robots. Disney has handed over the Star Wars license to EA,...   read

 
 
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Get sad: Over an hour of Star Wars Battlefront 3 footage

Free Radical's Star Wars Battlefront sequel has made many appearances on various streams and video hosting channels since cancellation in 2008, but this weekend saw one of the most generous videos: an hour-long playthrough of a multiplayer...   read

 
 
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Crytek-authorized fan-made Timesplitters game is go!

The future of the TimeSplitters franchise looked bleak when Free Radical was bought by Crytek and nothing was heard of the series in some time. Now, a fan-made TimeSplitters game will see the light of day before the end of the year, thanks ...   read

 
 
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Concerns with marketing and Haze stopped TimeSplitters 4

Speaking to GamesTM, former Free Radical staff Steve Ellis and Karl Hilton gave two of the major reasons why the TimeSplitters hasn't moved forward. In the early stages of development, "A small playable demo was shown to several publishers,...   read

 
 
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Sad face: TimeSplitters 2 HD was being worked on in 2008

I originally wasn't going to write about this, but then I remembered that ignorance isn't so blissful after all. It's tough to be a fan of TimeSplitters these days -- any news regarding the series seems to be painful to read. Unfortunately,...   read

 
 
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TimeSplitters 4 gets its own '100,000 Strong' movement

We know that TimeSplitters 4 is not in development, but perhaps that can change. Fans have put together a Facebook campaign dubbed "100,000 Strong for TimeSplitters 4" in an attempt to drum up support for a potential follow-up game. The fac...   read

 
 
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Battlefront 3 killed by 'psychopaths' at LucasArts

Free Radical co-founders David Doak and Steve Ellis and former audio director Graeme Norgate have been chatting to Eurogamer about Star Wars: Battlefront 3, revealing the chain of unsavory events that led to its cancellation. According...   read

 
 
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Just kidding: TimeSplitters 4 not in development actually

Earlier in the week news broke that "trusted OXM sources" had seen TimeSplitters 4 in action, rekindling rumors regarding the existence of the long-awaited fourth installment of the time-traveling first-person shooter franchise. U...   read

 
 
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'Trusted OXM sources' claim to have seen TimeSplitters 4

It's hard to believe its been over ten years since we first enjoyed the monkey-filled, time travelling insanity that was Timesplitters. Unfortunately, the once popular FPS series has fallen into obscurity as of late, having yet to make an a...   read

 
 
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The Story of Second Sight

Second Sight is a game remembered more for its bad timing than for what it did as a piece of interactive entertainment. Before Free Radical released this game, our opportunity to play with psychic powers in videogames was particularly limit...   read

 
 


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More Star Wars: Battlefront III images appear

Feeling blue because a fresh Star Wars game hasn’t hit the market within the last 12 or so hours? Feel free to cheer up with the above, but restrain the excitement: that image is from Free Radical’s canned Star Wars: Battlefront...   read

 
 
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If the market demands a weird FPS, Crytek UK is ready for it

If demand for another quirky FPS arises, Crytek UK (once known as Free Radical) is primed to deliver it. Speaking with Develop, Crytek UK’s Karl Hilton wouldn’t rule out a fresh TimeSplitters title, even though the studio is now...   read

 
 
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Free Radical blames PS3 for Haze issues

Haze, by all accounts, was not a successful game. The PS3 exclusive didn't sell well, and it was critically mauled with reviewers citing poorly executed combat, weak technical achievements, bad writing and ambitions that were never realized...   read

 
 
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Crytek's console titles coming quicker thanks to Free Radical

Crytek’s CEO Cevat Yerli has told the gaming press several times that his studio won’t be creating anymore PC exclusives. The recent acquisition of Free Radical Design (Crytek UK) gave Crytek some solid FPS console cred. Accordi...   read

 
 
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Say goodbye to Free Radical and hello to Crytek UK

Following Tuesday's news of TimeSplitters and Haze developer Free Radical being picked up by Crytek, it's now been confirmed that the studio has seen a name change. From this point forward, we will all have to refer to Free Radical as Cryte...   read

 
 
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Free Radical was purchased by ... Crytek?

As was teased yesterday, TimeSplitters developer Free Radical Design's fate was to be revealed on February 4, but it looks like someone couldn't keep quiet about the exciting news -- the company has been bought by Crytek. Haze writer and al...   read

 
 
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Free Radical needs some Nectar, studio's future decided on February 4

Free Radical Design’s future as a developer will be announced on February 4. The studio behind the magical Star Wars Battlefront III footage and games like TimeSplitters and Haze was forced into administration last year. Administrator...   read

 
 
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Rumortoid: Pandemic still has Battlefront, Rebellion worked on PS2 version

If you’re keeping track -- I’m not sure how you are -- Star Wars: Battlefront III might have changed hands several times. Initially, it was Free Radical’s game. The leaked alpha footage from last week (literally) had their...   read

 
 
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Don't Panic: Free Radical Design isn't dead just yet

In this time of doom, gloom, and economic despair, we could all learn something from the late, great Douglas Adams: Don't Panic.A few days ago, we reported that Free Radical Design had locked its doors, closed up shop, and perhaps succumbed...   read

 
 
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Rumortoid: Free Radical locking its doors?

Here's a rather strange (and dismaying) rumor that has recently surfaced on the Eurogamer forums. According to a poster there, Free Radical Design employees are currently sitting at a Holiday Inn, wondering why they've been locked out of th...   read

 
 
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Free Radical wants to know your platform of choice for TimeSplitters 4

With so little information about TimeSplitters 4 circulating around the Internet and Haze not going over well with a considerable number of people, it's hard to know what to expect from Free Radical.Will TimeSplitters 4 be on par with TS2's...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft/Free Radical: Please install this patch for Haze that doesn't exist

Having only played through some of the demo for Haze, I'm not even going to comment on the quality of Free Radical's PlayStation 3 first-person shooter. I will say that the four-player cooperative drop-in/drop-out sounds really promising. B...   read

 
 
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Korn's music video for Haze plus three new videos of Haze's multiplayer

Here's the song by Korn that was made Ubisoft's and Free Radical's Haze. The song is called Haze and Korn performed it live at a concert. The song is available on Korn's new album that was released overseas. To quote the press release, this...   read

 
 
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Bargain Bin Laden #37: Second Sight

Psychic power in videogames was an idea that had not been fully explored by 2004, and still hasn't been fully whored out, strangely enough. It was a complete and utter shame then, that by some cruel stroke of dastardly coincidence, we ended...   read

 
 
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A behind the scenes look at Haze

Screenwriter for Free Radical, Rob Yescombe, takes it to the streets of Nottingham to talk with kids, bums, and goths about the upcoming first-person shooter, Haze. Of the people he chats with, few of them have the slightest idea of what Ha...   read

 
 
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