Warhammer 40,000 Space Marine isn’t going to be having a cooperative campaign, just a “horde” mode. Taken directly from Gears of War, it features repeating waves of enemies that players must take down as one of the three available classes, Tactical, Devastator or Assault marines.
On top of this, as Relic have previously said, this coop mode won’t be coming out with the release of the game, but will be made available about a month later for anyone that bought the game new. Undoubtedly only those that purchase the game brand new will gain access.
Relic and THQ have said that all experience earned during the defence game mode, will advance you in [...]
On the day of the release of Warhammer 40,000 Kill team, almost the entire development team has found themselves out of work. While 10 employees will be remaining to help finalise a PSN version of the arcade shooter, the rest have now been ousted. This was reported to be likely a month ago; but that’s only because the company in question, Digital Warrington, had to give 30 days notice before closure as part of UK law. Other THQ properties including Kaos Interactive, the developer behind Homefront, have already been closed as part of what the publishing giant is terming “Strategical Realignment.” In other words, cutting costs.
Founder of Digital Warrington [...]
Details of Dawn of War III are beginning to slowly leak out now, with the first look at the game expected to come some time in August. However, E3 has also given us a few tid bits of information which Eurogamer have been reporting on.
“We’re working on the next generation of that franchise right now,” said THQ core games head Danny Bilson in an interview. “Preserving some things that have always been great about the first two generations of it, going back to 1 on some things, 2 on some things, and 3 will bring some new things.”
“I feel like an ass saying it’s fantastic, but it is,” he said. “And we’re [...]
Relic Games has released details of the Collector’s Edition of their upcoming hack and slash, space faring shooter “Space Marine”, showing that you get yourself quite a few little goodies similar to the ones that Dawn of War Retribution received.
The bits you get are:10″ replica Purity Seal – a Space Marine’s combat commendation hardback art book soundtrack CD 25 “foiled character information cards,” Full copy of the game in a foil package
The Collector’s Edition will cost $99.99 for the console editions and $79.99 on PC.
There is also set to be a pre-order bonus for those that get in there early on the [...]