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Duke Nukem's Bulletstorm tour is a big failure

When it was announced back in 2010 that Gearbox would acquire and finish Duke Nukem Forever, people let out a sigh of relief. Gearbox had a great track record of excellent first-person shooter games and had recently released Borderlands to ...   read

 
 
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Gearbox pulls out of deal with G2A in truly embarrassing fashion

Gearbox has shown its ass again, approximately 24 hours since last showing its ass. Yesterday, we reported on Gearbox partnering up with G2A to publish a collector's edition of the Bulletstorm remaster. G2A has a reputation that's elev...   read

 
 

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Gearbox hilariously gives G2A an ultimatum after sidling up for a partnership

G2A is one of the most toxic brands in the video game industry right now. In recent years, G2A has been outed as a key reseller that conveniently does little to combat fraud. Many developers have accused G2A of buying games that were origin...   read

 
 
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The new Bulletstorm trailer is incredibly not-Bulletstorm

Bulletstorm is a game that's drenched in ridiculousness. Its inane over-the-top combo-centric action is complemented by its equally juvenile dialogue. Here's a sampling of some choice quotes: "I will kill your dicks!"; "You still reek...   read

 
 
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Duke Nukem sticks out like a sore thumb in this Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition gameplay video

Bulletstorm had a fun idea before getting quietly shuffled away back in 2011. Now that Gearbox Publishing and People Can Fly are bringing a port with updated visuals (touting higher-res textures, 4K resolution on PS4 and PC) and new modes, ...   read

 
 
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(Update) Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition will not be offered as a free upgrade on PC

[Update: It turns out my assumption about EA holding the rights to the original game seems to be true. Other users took to asking Randy Pitchford on Twitter and he responded with, "Not possible - completely different publisher, era, platfor...   read

 
 
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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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Bulletstorm Remaster images found on Microsoft E3 press drive

People Can Fly's Bulletstorm is kind of a cult classic at this point, and it's just as well that it has an audience -- because it might be getting remastered. According to Eurogamer, Microsoft's E3 2016 Xbox One press USB kit has screens fo...   read

 
 
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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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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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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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Bulletstorm sequel would have been 'a big risk'

Speaking to Eurogamer, People Can Fly founder Adrian Chmielarz has expressed the Bulletstorm sequel that could have been, and why the studio moved on to Gears of War: Judgment instead of seeing the project through to completion. "The t...   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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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

 
 
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Epic blames piracy for Bulletstorm's disappointing sales

Despite plenty of hype, solid reviews, and a premise that seemed almost cynically geared toward the modern American gamer, Bulletstorm didn't do as well as Electronic Arts hoped. People Can Fly's violent shooter didn't set the world alight,...   read

 
 
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Storm's Adventure with Bulletstorm and Duke Nukem Forever

Now that those other shooters are out of the way, it's time for me to play a few that I wanted give a spin.  And I think this video encapsulates my mantra, "I only look out for numero uno." Bulletstormstormstormstorm, me, me, me, brou...   read

 
 
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The Jimquisition: Fight in the name of childishness

Maturity and reason are considered virtues in the realm of debate, but when one side insists on childishness, the other can never win. That side may think it'll prove itself superior with logic and facts, but you cannot teach the terminall...   read

 
 
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Epic Games: Bulletstorm 'didn't make money for us'

Though many of us around here found People Can Fly's Bulletstorm to be quite enjoyable, it seems that the gaming population at large wasn't so keen on the absurd first-person shooter. Speaking to Kotaku, Epic Games president Mike Capps said...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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Gun Sonata Pack primed and ready for Bulletstorm PC

It was a scary first week or so for the PC version of Bulletstorm from a technical standpoint, but I'm glad I made the purchase now that the dust has settled. People Can Fly is trying to pull us back in with the Gun Sonata Pack, now availab...   read

 
 
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Bulletstorm 'Gun Sonata' pack now available

Are you still playing Bulletstorm?! Really? Wow, okay, well hey! There's new downloadable content for both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of the game today! For 800MS Points/$9.99, you'll get three new Anarchy maps (Sewers of Stygi...   read

 
 
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Bulletstorm PC demo live on Steam, GFWL

It seemed incredibly likely that Bullestorm would come and go without so much as a PC demo. That's not the case, though -- one was just released on Games for Windows Live (here) and Steam (here). Cue outlandish jokes about killing the dicks...   read

 
 
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Epic: FOX controversy good for Bulletstorm, bad for games

Now that Bulletstorm is on store shelves and spreading dicktits around the world, Epic's Mike Capps has addressed the notorious FOX News report in which psychologist Carole Lieberman accused the game, among others, of encouraging rape. Capp...   read

 
 
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$40 Bulletstorm is Amazon's deal of the day

If you have the patience to hold off on getting the latest videogames at release, and don't mind missing out on the pure joy that comes with buying as soon as possible, you could be spending a heck of a lot less on games than the rest of us...   read

 
 
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New Destructoid Show: MinePads and Zelda Scrolls

Settle down, children. Time for the news. The serious, hard-hitting, boring grown-up news of The Destructoid Show. Sadly, no cosplay or erotic fanfiction this episode. Although I did get a new shirt. Today, we wish The Legend of Zelda a ha...   read

 
 


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