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Prepare For Liftoff: Firefall Gets $23 Million, Not Doomed

By Nathan Grayson on January 25th, 2014.

When we last left promising yet embattled MMO-shooter Firefall, things had taken a turn for worrisome. Its PVP mode had gone down in flames, and CEO Mark Kern was given his walking papers/flying jetpacks at the end of 2013. Even with a solid core concept and admirable ambitions, the game had spent years tumbling all over the place in a wishy washy development cycle, and there was no “end” in sight. Meanwhile, Kern’s departure signaled that change was afoot, but was it good change or a turn for the worse in an already twisty saga? Well, now we at least have something concrete to go on: Firefall has secured another $23 million in funding, and it will finally launch for real this year.

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Three-Way: PlanetSide 2 Footage

By John Walker on January 5th, 2012.

Oh, hello there, let me introduce you to the magical world of PlanetSide 2.

Probably the most sizable amount of PlanetSide 2 footage appears in the video below, intercut with team members explaining why the game is going to be so brills. But I suspect they may be biased. However, if it can be more PlanetSide, spruced up, and with a larger player-base, then yes, there’s a good chance it will be. You can also see the design aesthetics of the three factions, should that slice your cake.

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