Mirror's Edge

PC, PS3, XB360 / Action / Release: Jan 12, 2009 / ESRB: T

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Mirror's Edge 2 help page appears on EA site, promptly vanishes

Mirror's Edge 2 help page appears on EA site, promptly vanishes

The evidence is steadily building for an impending Mirror's Edge 2 announcement. Just a week after we saw the game listed on a German retailer, EA itself seems to have let word slip with the brief appearance of a help page on the company's official site.

Read more: Help page quickly pulled »

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Mirror's Edge 2 found on Amazon Germany

Mirror's Edge 2 found on Amazon Germany

Update - Added comment from EA.

We've been hearing about the potential sequel to the cult favorite Mirror's Edge for a long time. Most recently we heard rumblings that it could be in development at DICE. All those rumors may be coming closer to an actual announcement, as "Mirror's Edge 2" has been spotted on a German retail site.

Read more: Listed for Xbox 360 »

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EA wins suit to have 'Edge' trademark canceled

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EA wins suit to have 'Edge' trademark canceled

Edge Games CEO Tim Langdell's hold on the Edge name is no more. A California Court of Appeals has ruled the trademark should be canceled, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has complied.

The USPTO notice (via Polygon) cancels five trademarks with various versions of "Edge" in them that Langdell had used to sue games that attempted to use Edge in the title. He attempted to sue Electronic Arts over the game Mirror's Edge; EA fought back.

Read more: Edge goes on sale on iOS and Android »

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Steam 2012 Holiday Sale now live

Steam 2012 Holiday Sale now live

Steam's holiday sale has started up, and is set to last through January 5. Today's initial offerings offer deals on a few games and the entire library of some series. These come alongside Flash Sales, a community vote for the next sale game, and various publisher packs.

Read more: Scribblenauts and Mirror's Edge for cheap »

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EA Exec John Schappert Offers Five Tips to Surviving the Next Three Years

During his presentation at this year's DICE Summit, Electronic Arts COO John Schappert addressed surviving the uncertainties presented by recent job loss figures and waning retail sales numbers. He offered five tips for the next three years in the video game industry, given

Editorial outlet Gamasutra reports that although Schappert recognizes it's not the first time the industry has needed to fight through difficult economic times, he thinks that this storm could be even more severe. A larger number of available platforms and increasingly cautious consumer spending habits both present significant hurdles to success. He asserts that when it comes to high-profile, mass-market titles, "If you're not in the top 30, maybe the top 20, or even the top 10, you're probably not making money." Read more »

"I like how he's giving advice while his company is on 11 straight quarters of losses and their ..."
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Mirror's Edge Running to iPhone, iPod touch

Wall-running, roof-jumping heroine Faith Connors is coming to the iPhone and iPod touch, as Electronic Arts has announced that a portable entry in its parkour-inspired dystopian action series Mirror's Edge will hit the iTunes App Store in January.

Whereas the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 original utilized a first-person perspective, the portable iteration appears to be a side-scroller, with EA promising 14 levels and "dynamic camera angles [that] capture the intense action of this unique game." Read more »

"I figured it was coming when they sued the maker of "EDGE" and made them change the name to the ..."
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EA: Mirror's Edge 2 In Development

Following word from EA CEO John Riccitiello that the Mirror's Edge franchise will continue, Electronic Arts has confirmed that a small team is now at work on the sequel.

"You will see another Mirror's Edge for sure," said EA Europe VP Patrick Soderlund to Videogamer. "It's just a matter of when that time is and what we do with it. We have a small team on it and I'm excited about what we do." Read more »

"DICE: Take the frustrating gun combat out of the game and evolve the most interesting aspect of ..."
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Mirror's Edge DLC Trailer Highlights New Levels

As the "Pure Time Trial Map Pack" for Mirror's Edge is finally going out to PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 owners today, publisher Electronic Arts has provided a new trailer.

The $10 download brings seven new maps and nine new races to the time trial mode.

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"Is the time trial mode $10 for PC as well or just the PS3/Xbox?"
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Mirror's Edge Time Trial DLC Arrives Today

Electronic Arts has announced that the downloadable "Pure Time Trial Map Pack" for Mirror's Edge will be available for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 owners today.

Priced at $10, or 800 Microsoft Points, the download adds seven trippy maps and nine new races to DICE's first-person parkour title, promising "no guns, no cops, and no city." The premium-priced downloadable content was originally expected on January 29. Read more »

"This has been available for a few hours now. At least on EA Store Finland."
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Mirror's Edge, Dead Space Break 1 Million

During a conference call today, EA CFO Eric Brown noted that both EA Redwood Shores' Dead Space and DICE's Mirror's Edge sold over one million copies each in 2008.

The figure includes all versions of the games that were released in 2008. The action-horror shooter Dead Space was available on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, while the first-person parkour game Mirror's Edge hit PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2008. Read more »

"I'll be honest, i don't care about Dead Space....by Chapter 6 i was bored and could predict ..."
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Mirror's Edge DLC Delayed

Update: Electronic Arts has confirmed the delay with Shacknews, writing that developer DICE deemed it necessary in order to provide "a completely smooth experience."

The $10 Pure Time Trial Map Pack is now expected to hit PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in February, with the free PS3-exclusive "Synethesia" map still coming tomorrow. Original: Once expected tomorrow, the downloadable content for Mirror's Edge may have suffered a slight delay, according to a PlayStation.Blog post by producer Tom Farrer. Read more »

"Any idea how this would work for PCs? What program/store/interface do they use to buy ..."
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Mirror's Edge Hack Enables Third Person View

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A newly-discovered hack for the PC version of Mirror's Edge allows gamers to play the first-person parkour game from the more traditional third-person perspective.

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The hack first showed up over on the forums of fansite On-Mirror's-Edge. As developer DICE designed the game for the first-person view, the model for Faith isn't properly animated and the camera can't be moved up or down, but the game is playable. Read more »

"I'm fairly certain that the camera is attached to a bone in the head and that all the "awful" ..."
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Mirror's Edge Patch 1.01 Released

Electronic Arts has released the first patch for the PC version of Mirror's Edge, available now on FileShack.

Apparently the 1.01 patch addresses a "possible PhysX lockup issue."

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Mirror's Edge DLC Gets Release Date

The PC version of Mirror's Edge heads off to North American retailers today, and in celebration, publisher EA confirmed the release date for the game's upcoming DLC.

Priced at 800 Microsoft Points ($10), the Time Trial downloadable content will be available for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 gamers on January 29. Read more »

"Would have been great if they sold us the full game in the first place. Instead, they charging ..."
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EA Suggests Dead Space, Mirror's Edge Sequels Are Safe Despite Cuts

While lowered expectations have caused Electronic Arts to consider axing some games, the company has suggested that the planned sequels for EA Redwood Shores' Dead Space and DICE's Mirror's Edge will not be affected by the upcoming cuts.

"Dead Space looks like a long-term big winner for us," EA CEO John Riccitiello stated during a conference call today. "Mirror's Edge is one that was very strongly reviewed. That one's gonna go forward--we'll be looking at some issues around the design to make sure strong IP is married with strong business." Read more »

"I'm surprised they're going forward with a Mirror's Edge sequel despite the poor sales and ..."
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