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Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition rated by Brazilian rating board

Months ago during E3, someone "let loose" screenshots of a remastered Bulletstorm. While fans got excited, nothing was ever confirmed or denied regarding the status of a next-gen port. While this isn't an official statement about the existe...   read

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People Can Fly (again)

So...Bulletstorm 2?

Polish-developer People Can Fly had already earned some acclaim for itself with Painkiller, but I think the Epic-co-developed Bulletstorm is what really did it. It was ahead of the resurgence of wild, violent first-person shooters and short...   read

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People Can Fly

People Can Fly head talks about split with Epic, new game

People Can Fly, a Poland-based developer, announced a split from Epic Games this morning. While the studio gained notoriety for its Painkiller games, in 2007 the majority of the company was acquired by Epic, and since then it's largely...   read

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People Can Fly was making a supernatural detective game before Bulletstorm

People Can Fly was working on a supernatural detective game set in the 1940s, Come Midnight, under publisher THQ until the project was cancelled in 2006. Former creative director Adrian Chmielarz tells Eurogamer it was "an incredibly moody ...   read

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Bulletstorm inexplicably yanked from Steam

In a somewhat baffling move, it appears the raucous Epic Games and People Can Fly first-person shooter Bulletstorm has been removed from the likes of Steam. It's a classic case of "here today and gone tomorrow" as the skillshot-laden advent...   read

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Epic Games

People Can Fly is working on Fortnite

Epic Games' sandbox survival title Fortnite was announced nearly two years ago. I've been anticipating it ever since, though I'd be lying if I said my interest hasn't waned. The company says it doesn't want to rush the game which, yeah -- w...   read

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Bulletstorm dev on sales: 'We did everything we could'

People Can Fly wanted to make a sequel to Bulletstorm, one of the most pleasantly surprising first-person shooters in years, but the prospect was deemed too risky. (I'm still not over this, if you couldn't tell.) Instead, the studio went on...   read

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Gears of War

Gears of War: Judgment gets another free map next week

While it would have been nice for Gears of War: Judgment to come out of the gate with more content, the fact that some of the post-release DLC is free helps reduce the sting. Following the Haven map and Execution mode, another multiplayer m...   read

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GoW: Judgment
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Review: Gears of War: Judgment: Call to Arms

Since Gears of War 3, Epic Games has not been afraid to squeeze every last cent out of its customer base through premium maps and skins for characters and weapons. Don't get me wrong, I still consider the All Fronts DLC pack for Gears of Wa...   read

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Gears of War

More maps and another mode for Gears of War: Judgment

On Tuesday, owners of the VIP Season Pass for Gears of War: Judgment will get more mileage out of their purchase with the arrival of a second map pack named Call to Arms. Everyone else can get this multiplayer content on April 30, which jus...   read



GOW: Judgment and GOW: Ascension failed, says analyst

Recently, the PS3 and Xbox 360 each saw prequels for their leading franchises -- God of War: Ascension and Gears of War: Judgment. According to analyst firm Cowen & Company, the two GOWs failed to impress at retail. Judgment's Marc...   read

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Gears Judgment console

Contest: Win a custom Gears of War: Judgment Xbox 360!

[Update: Contest over! Winner is Lawrence Diego!] Destructoid has acquired an exclusive Gears of War: Judgment-themed Xbox 360 to give away to one lucky Dtoid Gearhead! To win, you need to demonstrate to us your love for the Gears series. U...   read


Reviews Elsewhere: Gears of War: Judgment

The release of Gears of War: Judgment has taken a fair few folks by surprise. Even I had a minor jolt when the review copy arrived on my doorstep, the prequel having enjoyed a relatively unsung build, at least when compared to the usual Gea...   read

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Gears of War: Judgment
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Review: Gears of War: Judgment

Gears of War 3 may have seen an effective end to the war between the COG and the Locust, but in the game industry, a story isn't over until games stop selling. While Epic Games works on an inevitable sequel, it's joined up with People Can F...   read

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Gears of War: Judgment trailer introduces Kilo Squad

Here's a new trailer for Gears of War: Judgment, introducing us to Baird's allies in the prequel campaign. Kilo Squad is the team responsible for the events of Epic's upcoming new game, and you can hear them say things while killing stuff ...   read

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Gears of War: Judgment
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Gears of War: Judgment launch trailer emerges

"Heroes make it up as they go along," as this new Gears of War: Judgment trailer boldly suggests. Judging by the video, "make it up" is some sort of military code phrase for "kill everything." Featuring the song "Shooting the Moon" by...   read

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Former Bulletstorm developer on move toward smaller games

Speaking with GamesIndustry International, Adrian Chmielarz, People Can Fly’s former co-owner and creative director, had this to say: “We think that video games are not all they can be. Actually, most of them are the same formul...   read

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Gears of War: Judgment
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Gears of War: Judgment features two different campaigns

I love Gears of War. Like many earlier adopters of the Xbox 360 (I have and love a PS3 too so don't hate), Gears of War was that first big game that made me very comfortable with my system choice. With roughly a year and half separating Gea...   read

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Gears of War

Epic: Gears of War ripoffs hurt the franchise's legacy

Chris Perna, the art director for Gears of War: Judgment, recently had some choice words for detractors of Epic Games' flagship series. In an interview with Official Xbox Magazine, Perna stated that the only reason Gears of War is cons...   read

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Gears of War: Judgment
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Bumblebee Baird takes us through Judgment's multiplayer

People Can Fly sure knows its multiplayer! Odd multiplayer armor choices aside, Gears of War: Judgment's multiplayer is looking to have some of the most robust options and refined mechanics in the series. The inclusion of the new Stim and ...   read

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Here's the Gears of War: Judgment campaign trailer

Oh, hello there! Why not sit down and watch this trailer for Gears of War: Judgment, as seen during the Spike Videogame Commercials? It has guns in it, and some other things that aren't guns. Mostly guns, though. And shouting. And guns.&nb...   read


New studio The Astronauts forms licensing deal with Epic

Do you remember a time when Unreal Engine 3 wasn't powering every game coming out, from epic sci-fi RPGs to football titles? Yeah, neither do I. Before a studio announces they'll be using Epic's meat-man simulator, we pretty much have to ex...   read


Epic Games buys Bulletstorm developer People Can Fly

Though Epic Games acquired a majority share of Painkiller and Bulletstorm developer People Can Fly all the way back in 2007, they only now got around to buying the company fully. This comes alongside the news that three top members of Peopl...   read


SDCC: Gears of War: Judgment scheduled for March 2013

[Update: Epic Games and People Can Fly have announced that Gears of War: Judgment is (more specifically) going to launch for Xbox 360 on March 19, 2013. Mark your calendar and read our latest impressions.] Oh, that Twitter news. In this cas...   read


Epic talks new storytelling methods for GoW: Judgment

Speaking to Game Informer about Gears of War: Judgment, Epic Games director of production Rod Fergusson says that the teams at Epic and People Can Fly are working to "push a lot of the story into the level" and "get rid of the friction of c...   read

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