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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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Splash Damage's team-based shooter Dirty Bomb hits Steam

Huh. It feels like literal years have passed since I last paid much attention to Dirty Bomb, the free-to-play, class-oriented, multiplayer first-person shooter from Brink developer Splash Damage. It's still around. Stranger yet, it's only n...

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Dirty Bomb is hitting open beta on June 2

I’ve mentioned this on Destructoid before, but I’ll be damned if I’m missing the chance to mention it again: Brink was a great game, people were wrong about it being bad. I bring that up, because Brink developer Splash Dam...

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Dirty Bomb aims high with its focus on hardcore FPS action

The folks at Splash Damage have been busy over the last two years. Since the release of Brink and a stint on Batman: Arkham Origins' multiplayer, they figured it was time to return to their roots with a heavy focus on PC-oriented compe...

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Review: Batman: Arkham Origins: Cold, Cold Heart

So far, the Batman Arkham Origins Season Pass has been a steaming pile of poop. Buyers have received some extremely underwhelming skin packs, and a piss-poor series of challenge maps for their cash, with the promise of another "st...

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Review: Batman: Arkham Origins: Initiation

I was pretty disappointed with Arkham Origins. Maybe not as crushingly disappointed as Jim was, but I still felt like it was the weakest entry in the Arkham saga so far, and Warner Bros. Montreal didn't really do anything to make me co...

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Review: Batman: Arkham Origins

Batman: Arkham Origins had to endure a lot of cynicism from the peanut gallery as it rushed headlong from sudden announcement to pre-Christmas release. It's hardly surprising, too -- after the Arkham series earned high critical acclaim...

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Extraction: A free-to-play FPS with some solid roots

Many of my staff members wander off in the other direction after hearing things like "free-to-play first-person shooter." I get it. But I wanted to see Extraction's debut at PAX this past weekend because Splash Damage were behind it. The fo...

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Arkham Origins on Wii U lacks multiplayer, naturally

Wii U is looking pretty down in the dumps. Maybe some quality software in the near future will cheer it right back up. Perhaps a little Batman: Arkham Origins -- I hear it's got multiplayer now. Well, it does on every platform that's not Wi...


First gameplay footage of Splash Damage's Dirty Bomb

Splash Damage has shared some early pre-alpha footage of its upcoming PC multiplayer shooter, Dirty Bomb. Check out the gunfire and explosions blanketing London in the video above. What do you reckon? Looks fairly inoffensive to me. Nothin...


Splash Damage teases its next PC shooter, Dirty Bomb

The studio behind Enemy Territory: Quake Wars and Brink has released a teaser trailer for its next multiplayer first-person shooter, Dirty Bomb. Splash Damage has a minimalistic website running for the game which currently allows players t...


Counter on Splash Damage webpage teases reveal

There's a countdown timer on the Splash Damage webpage. It seems that the people behind Brink have something new coming up, with a reveal scheduled on midday, November 29.  The logo on this timer is surely a hint. Any ideas? The image ...


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 ...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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,...


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 ...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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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