FaceBreaker K.O. Party

WII / Fighting / Release: Nov 11, 2008 / ESRB: T

Rage Extended Trailer

By Steve Gibson, Jul 31, 2008 8:08pm PDT

Straight from QuakeCon, the new extended Rage trailer showing off even more footage of the upcoming FPS from id Software, due out "when it's fun and when it's done" on PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 a


"You know what? This game has pointy, plasticy knees and I'm going to fuck it anyway."

- Vangoghs Ear see all 140 comments

Carmack Explains Why id Dropped Activision for EA, Denies 'Huge Falling Out'

By Nick Breckon, Jul 31, 2008 6:19pm PDT

During his impromptu and unscripted talk at this year's QuakeCon, id Software's John Carmack explained why EA is publishing Rage (PC, PS3, 360)...


"Very cool to see how highly Carmack speaks of Valve... many gamers have this ill-informed belief ..."

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Carmack: Rage Engine Nearly Complete

By Nick Breckon, Jul 31, 2008 6:00pm PDT

id Software's John Carmack today announced that work on the technology behind the company's upcoming shooter Rage is almost finished. "We have...


"He really is like a wizard... spinning magical code all over our faces."

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id: Rage to Arrive 'When it's Fun and When it's Done'

By Chris Faylor, Jul 31, 2008 3:49pm PDT

Though work on id's open-world first-person shooter Rage (PC, PS3, 360, Mac) is progressing, project lead Tim Willits has revealed that any...


"People need to say this "when it's done" stuff more often, that way we don't get a landslide of ..."

- ElArabDeMagnifico see all 10 comments

FaceBreaker, Madden 09 Demos on Xbox Marketplace

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 31, 2008 5:02am PDT

Demos of EA Canada's FaceBreaker and EA Tiburon's Madden NFL 09 are now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace in all regions. The demo of Madden...


"I love how every port of a game to Wii has to be given a childish, fun-sounding name. ..."

- floridagamer see all 20 comments

QuakeCon 2008 Coverage Kicks Off This Week, Shacknews Joins Sponsors, Spots Still Open

By Shack Staff, Jul 28, 2008 1:45pm PDT

QuakeCon 2008 officially ramps up this Thursday in Dallas, Texas. Shacknews will be representin' at the big show, with Nick and Steve checking out...


"its going to be interesting to see how raven ruins the multiplayer in wolfenstein."

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Carmack: Doom 4 Sports Better Graphics Than Rage; Uses id Tech 5, Lower Frame Rate

By Chris Faylor, Jul 16, 2008 2:30am PDT

Though powered by the same id Tech 5 technology as id's open-world shooter Rage, Doom 4 will be so detailed that it appears to run on "a...


"30fps is gay, seriously, i play crysis at 30fps and get pissed. wtf john? 30hz? I HATE 60hz ..."

- chilln see all 187 comments

Rage E3 2008 Trailer

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 14, 2008 5:32pm PDT

Here is the new Rage trailer that id Software showed off during EA's E3 2008 press conference. As we noted, EA Partners will publish the game, in development for PC, PS3 and X360.


"ID has a special place in my heart ever since those 40 hour straight sessions with Doom 1, in ..."

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EA to Publish id's RAGE

By Chris Faylor, Jul 14, 2008 4:22pm PDT

id Software today revealed that Electronic Arts will publish RAGE (PC, PS3, 360). id's John Carmack appeared on stage to show id's support of...


"Eeeeeek! Why not Activision? What about Steam? This is just disappointing."

- Lukiopimp see all 72 comments

EA E3 Screenshots: Left 4 Dead, Dead Space, Spore, Lord of the Rings Conquest

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 14, 2008 2:49pm PDT

Publisher EA today released a metric truckload of E3 media for its upcoming games. Check below for screenshots from Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3,...


"Dead Space is really shaping up, those new shots look great! Let's hope the gameplay and ..."

- carbontree see all 9 comments

id Software: User-created Content 'Not a Huge Consideration' for Rage

By Aaron Linde, Jun 25, 2008 2:31pm PDT

Amidst an industry-wide focus on user-created content in gaming, id Software lead designer Matt Hooper stated that the company's upcoming open...


"Good. I prefer OOTB assets to user-created content, which is usually 80% crap."

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New FaceBreaker Video Features Actual Gameplay, September 5 Launch Date

By Aaron Linde, Jun 17, 2008 3:25pm PDT

Electronic Arts delivered a new trailer from EA Canada's FaceBreaker (PS3, Wii, 360), showcasing an actual match from the upcoming toonish boxing...


"One can only hope this is pre-tweaking stage since it seems sped up, kind of like what they were ..."

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FaceBreaker Trailer Answers Age-old Question

By Nick Breckon, Jun 04, 2008 3:30pm PDT

Since the dawn of man, older brothers everywhere have asked that eternal question: Why are you hitting yourself? EA Canada thinks it has the...


"Please stop posting these. These are dumb. Dumb and not news."

- Sivart13 see all 5 comments

FaceBreaker Trailer Introduces Kiriko

By Maarten Goldstein, May 26, 2008 1:22pm PDT

If there's anything ravers are good at, it is boxing right? So it's only natural there's a "raver kid" called Kiriko in EA Canada's FaceBreaker...


"Picking up Prizefigther instead of this. I want a real boxing sim, not cartoon retards doing ..."

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New FaceBreaker Trailer Arrives

By Aaron Linde, May 20, 2008 4:25pm PDT

Publisher Electronic Arts has released another character trailer for EA Canada's cartoony boxing title FaceBreaker (PS3, 360, Wii), this time...


"I'd prefer a new Punch Out! I just started playing Super Punch Out again recently. I forgot ..."

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