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MEC system requirements

Mirror's Edge Catalyst recommended PC specs are rough

A pal just explained to me that 16GB of RAM is "the new standard," so maybe you're all immune to the sticker shock, but I've still only got 8GB of RAM, damn it, so a literally doubled recommendation? That's pretty big. I wonder how much lon...   read

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Mirror's Edge Catalyst

What is the silliest ability you've had to unlock in a game?

Earlier this week, the increasingly-homeless-looking Steven Hansen wrote up a preview for DICE's upcoming Mirror's Edge Catalyst. He briefly mentioned that new skills have to be unlocked. "An upgrade tree? Why?" Steven asked, rhetorically. ...   read

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Mirror's Edge

Mirror's Edge Catalyst's closed beta is fast approaching

More than two months after learning of a Mirror's Edge Catalyst closed beta, we now know when it'll take place. It has crept up on us, starting very soon -- next week, in fact. Alongside an embargo lifting for the latest round of Mirro...   read

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Mirror's Edge Catalyst
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Hopefully Mirror's Edge Catalyst has a better story than the first

Like everyone else, I was disappointed with the narrative of Mirror's Edge, but it absolutely didn't break the game for me. I had fun treating it like a puzzle game, and saw the campaign as a massive tutorial for the real meat, the tim...   read

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Check out this incredible Mirror's Edge map in Call of Duty

If you ever wondered what the lovechild of Mirror’s Edge and Call of Duty might look like, wonder no more, my friend.  YouTuber SuX Lolz  (Best. Username. Ever) has recreated the prologue map from the parkour game in the Dea...   read

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Come peep glimpses at Mirror's Edge Catalyst gameplay

Just last week two Mirror's Edge Catalyst developer diaries focused on "Combat" and "Movement," but today's focuses on "Gameplay" and -- wait, what? So help me if combat and movement aren't part of gameplay (also, if combat is a big part o...   read

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These Mirror's Edge Catalyst clips summarize the best and worse parts of the first game

If the first Mirror's Edge had zero combat mechanics, I'd be happy with it. But EA is still going with that angle with Catalyst, noting that "fluid combat is the one key pillar in the gameplay." If you say so! Though the removal of gu...   read

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Mirror's Edge Catalyst is getting a closed beta, and you can register now

Before Mirror's Edge Catalyst releases on May 24, you have an opportunity to take it for a test drive and kick the wheels a little bit. Well, "test run" might be a more appropriate term considering this game is all about free-running. ...   read

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Dying Edge

The very first level of Mirror's Edge is being remade in Dying Light

I know the original Mirror’s Edge like the back of my hand. That’s doubly true for the very first level, as it was in the demo, and is also the best level in the full release. I’ve probably played that level hundreds of ti...   read

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Mirror's Edge delay

Mirror's Edge Catalyst pushed back to May 2016

Mirror's Edge Catalyst, the long-awaited reboot/sequel/whatever to 2008's Mirror's Edge is almost upon us. We've been sitting idly, hoping to play as Faith again for seven years. The wait just got a little bit longer. Catalyst was originall...   read

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Mirror's Edge: Catalyst

Mirror's Edge: Catalyst feels different to the first game, but still fun

When Mirror’s Edge came out in 2008, nobody really knew what to make of it. The game was a valiant effort at doing first-person parkour well, but a lot of people were put off by some awkward controls, bad combat, and perceived linear ...   read

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Homefront: The Revolution

I'm not excited for Homefront: The Revolution anymore

The most exciting part of my Homefront: The Revolution PAX Prime theater demo was a newspaper. I caught a fleeting glimpse of the headline, surmised from that excerpt that I would find a delicious morsel of worldbuilding, and made it m...   read

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Mirror's Edge Catalyst

GAME UK gets that expensive Mirror's Edge Collector's Edition

Hey, do you like Mirror's Edge? Do you have a mighty £159.99 lying around your house with which to buy some video game tat? Well, it looks like GAME UK has an exclusive box of stuff in addition to the actual game to sell you. This par...   read

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Sprint over here and watch the first Mirror's Edge Catalyst gameplay trailer

Finally, Mirror's Edge Catalyst has gameplay footage available for you all to watch. Thank you gamescom. So, what did we learn from this new footage? Well, we learned that Catalyst looks a lot like the original Mirror's Edge, with combat d...   read

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Mirror's Edge

The Mirror's Edge Catalyst collector's edition is sharp

Mirror's Edge was known for its striking and sharp aesthetic, so it's perfectly reasonable that the Mirror's Edge Catalyst collector's edition would convey those same qualities. This picture shared by EA shows that everything's ju...   read

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Mirror's Edge preview

Open-world design suits Mirror's Edge Catalyst

With Mirror's Edge Catalyst, DICE is giving us more freedom while robbing Faith of hers. This is an origin story, and an open-world one at that. It's the same fun first-person running, rolling, jumping, and sliding as before, but now you'll...   read

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Mirror's Edge 2
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Mirror's Edge Catalyst release date is February 23, 2016

At EA's press conference today, Sara Jansson showed off a trailer for the upcoming Mirror's Edge Catalyst. Before getting it started, she dropped the release date: February 23, 2016. That's less than a year before we can (finally) get back...   read

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Mirror's Edge Catalyst trademarked by EA

Seeing how my darling Mirror’s Edge is coming along has become one of my favourite parts of recent E3s. The first game holds a very special place in my heart, and so imagine how intrigued I felt when I found out EA has trademarked Mir...   read

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Mirror's Edge 2 is less than a year away

On top of the Need for Speed, Titanfall 2, and Plants vs Zombies news, Electronic Arts financials also revealed that Mirror's Edge 2 will be released in early 2016, sometimes between January 1 and March 31.  Makes sense. Nicely fills t...   read

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Mirror's Edge 2

Mirror's Edge 2 to 'refine' first-person combat, probably be ruined

DICE general manager Karl Magnus Troedsson is talking Mirror's Edge 2 and it doesn't help my unearned cautious optimism for a great free running game in the vein of the first.  "What I can say is that if the last game focused on f...   read

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EA reminds us that the new Mirror's Edge project exists

This is the announcement a lot of us have been waiting for! Electronic Arts has officially unveiled a new Mirror's Edge project. For this entry, EA has consulted with actual parkour artists to really get the details right, and noted a...   read

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Mirror's Edge teaser!

EA teases new Mirror's Edge ahead of E3

Electronic Arts revealed a new Mirror's Edge title at E3 last year, but hasn't really talked much about the upcoming Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC game since.  Well, that figures to change soon. A lone piece of concept art was upload...   read

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EA has Mirror's Edge 2 & a new game from Criterion at E3

This GameTrailers E3 schedule breaks down a bunch of stuff that's happening next week. Under EA, you'll find, "nearly a half-dozen new games, including updates on Mirror's Edge, Dragon Age: Inquisition, a new project from Criterion Games." ...   read

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Mirror's Edge meets Jet Set Radio in Hover

The melding of those two beloved properties was enough for me to get interested in Hover: Revolt of Games, and then its developers went and cited The Fifth Element as yet another inspiration. For as much junk as there is on Steam Greenligh...   read

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