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Killer Instinct

You can now support Killer Instinct tourney pots with the Shadow Jago pack

Killer Instinct continues to improve with every passing month, and now, you'll be able to contribute to a community prize pot by way of DLC. For $20 you can buy the Shadow Jago pack, which comes with the character, as well as 7,500 KI ...   read

 
 
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Omen

Iron Galaxy is teasing Omen, a new Killer Instinct character

[Update: Now we have a picture of the leg -- really cool shadow effects. Remember this sort of old school style teasing in magazines?] A new character is coming to Killer Instinct, and developer Iron Galaxy is hinting towards what...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct's Season 2 kicks off with a bang

Although it had a few issues in terms of content, Killer Instinct on Xbox One was actually a good game at launch. Since then, I've taken a look at both Spinal and Fulgore, and found them to be a great addition to the already well balan...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct hits store shelves, breaks combos in September

To put a bow on the first season of Killer Instinct, Microsoft's offering the (somewhat) free-to-play Xbox One title to a new audience -- the retail crowd. Microsoft revealed today that on September 23, the game will receive a new edition c...   read

 
 
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Impressions: Killer Instinct: Fulgore

Double Helix's first season of Killer Instinct is over, and here to close it all out is Fulgore, which makes eight total characters in the mix. While only two more fighters have come post-launch, they make a huge difference in terms of the ...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct

Fulgore closes out season one of Killer Instinct

When I think "Killer Instinct," I think "Fulgore." How could I not, given that iconic, badass black Super Nintendo cartridge featuring the cyborg front and center? It's nice, then, to finally see him added to the game today as the last char...   read

 
 
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Iron Galaxy Studios is taking over Killer Instinct

Microsoft Studios needed to find a new development partner to work on Killer Instinct after Amazon went and acquired Double Helix Games, and its selection has turned out to be spot on. Divekick and Street Fighter III 3rd Strike Online Edit...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct

New Killer Instinct Killer Cuts album is in the works

Killer Instinct composer Mick Gordon, has announced that a new version of Killer Cuts is scheduled to release this March. The album will feature music Gordon created for the Xbox One reboot of Rare's classic fighting game. No other details ...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct update wipes the Jail slate clean

Double Helix will release a patch "very soon" that will fix the current known issues with Killer Instinct's Jail mode, the game's penalty for disconnecting before the end of a match. Also included in the update is a series of adjustmen...   read

 
 
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Strider reviewed

Review: Strider

I was very skeptical when the Strider franchise was handed over to Double Helix. This was before we found out that Killer Instinct was actually a decent game, when the studio was allowed to spread its wings with something other&nb...   read

 
 


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Killer Instinct

Microsoft to find a new dev partner for Killer Instinct

Amazon's purchase of Killer Instinct developer Double Helix Games as part of its "ongoing commitment to build innovative games for customers" came out of nowhere. We know the company is getting into gaming, sure, but Double Helix? Huh. Neve...   read

 
 
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AMZN buys Double Helix

Amazon acquires Double Helix Games

It's been known that Amazon has had its eye on diversifying into the gaming space. Not just from a sales standpoint, but for publishing and producing its own unique titles. And now, the mega online retailer has made its first major move to ...   read

 
 
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Strider

Strider release date announced

The new Strider game from Capcom and Double Helix has been looking pretty good. With every screenshot and trailer sent out, I've been become more and more excited with getting my hands on it. And now, it looks we'll do just that sooner than...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct

Orchid rotates in as Killer Instinct's free character

Like Jago, Sabrewulf, and Thunder before her, Orchid is the new free playable character for Double Helix's Killer Instinct. As the trend has gone recently, she'll probably only be available for a week, at which point another fighter will ge...   read

 
 
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Impressions: Killer Instinct: Spinal

Killer Instinct surprised a lot of people when it hit the Xbox One. No one really expected much from Double Helix given its track record, but a decent following has been with the game ever since, and there's even an arcade stick to que...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct's Spinal launches today on Xbox One

Killer Instinct is still trucking along, and more fighters are on the way, starting with Spinal, who is launching today on the Xbox One. If you have the Season Pass, he's included as a free download, otherwise he can be bought pieceme...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct to put rage-quitting players in 'jail'

In detailing an upcoming patch for Killer Instinct, developer Double Helix Games has broken down its plans for rage quitters. Players whose disconnect percentage rises above 15 percent in ranked multiplayer matches will be sent to "jail," a...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct

Oh hey it's Spinal's new design in Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct is still played weekly in my house, especially with the Mad Catz Xbox One stick. The problem is it needs more characters sooner than later, and it looks like Spinal is almost done. Play XBLA has posted three new shots o...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct

Sabrewulf is the next free Killer Instinct character

Killer Instinct has swapped out its first free playable character as of a new 675MB update. Since launch in November, Jago has been freely available to test out. Now, it's Sabrewulf. The full list of patch notes from developer Double Helix ...   read

 
 
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Do you prefer Strider's retro tracks or the new remixes?

The original "Raid" has not been topped, but both "Siberian Tunnel" tracks make my ears sing. The Strider reboot is coming to PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC early 2014 for $15. C'mon, Double Helix. Don't goof this ...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct

This might be Killer Instinct's new Fulgore design

Killer Instinct may have launched with a paltry six characters, but that number is set to increase to eight early next year. Currently, fan favorites Spinal and Fulgore are in development, and thanks to a forum thread over at Double Helix G...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct Xbox One
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Review: Killer Instinct (Xbox One)

When Killer Instinct was announced, I don't think I had heard the silencing of so many screams since the destruction of Alderaan. While many gamers quickly jumped for joy at the mere mention of this resurrection, said joy was completely obl...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct launch trailer teases Fulgore

As the release of the Xbox One approaches, the official launch trailer for Killer Instinct is out now, and it's teasing plans for the future. Much like their previous trailers, they showcase much of the existing content while giving a smal...   read

 
 
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Strider

Can you guess which console these Strider screens are for

In 2014, a new Strider will launch on the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC platforms. Set to hit Japan on February 22nd, the game will be both a downloadable title and a packaged version -- similar to DuckTales Remastered. The PS3 versi...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct Classic won't be sold separately

Currently, the only way to get Killer Instinct Classic is by purchasing either the Ultra ($39.99) or Ultimate ($59.99) edition of Double Helix's new Killer Instinct. I say "currently" because these things have a habit of getting out there a...   read

 
 
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