Singularity

PC, XB360, PS3 / Action / Release: Jun 29, 2010 / ESRB: M

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Weekend Confirmed Episode 18

Some say Weekend Confirmed sounds like a morning show and this week it truly is as we recorded early to help Jeff get a head start on his journey down to San Diego for Comic-Con. With Garnett and Brian up early too, the caffeine-fueled show gets started with a flashback as World of Warcraft has gotten its clutches back around one of the guys. There's also a new perspective on DeathSpank, Singularity, and this week's Cannata-ford a New Game by unanimous decision: Alien Swarm. Your feedback on how value figures into your assessment of a game came across loud and clear and it provides the springboard to lead into the Warning. This week it's a look at some of the crew's favorite games growing up and "next-gen" faces a reckoning. June's NPD sales figures lead the news in the Front Page and Brian also has a complete report from EA's summer studio showcase.

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Singularity PC Patched to Version 1.1 with Network Fix

The PC version of Raven Software's time-bending FPS has been updated to version 1.1, bringing along two fixes.

    Singularity Version 1.1 Patch Notes

  • Texture streaming: some players have experienced a streaming bug that occurred on higher resolutions after playing for extended periods. This has been fixed. Read more »

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Weekend Confirmed Episode 15

It's a holiday weekend in the US and Weekend Confirmed celebrates with a massive show that includes the debut appearance of Shane Bettenhausen. He slips right back into form with Garnett, Brian, and Jeff and they launch into Whatcha Been Playin with a quick catch up on Final Fantasy 13 and few other releases from earlier this year before moving on to current games like Singularity, Crackdown 2, and Puzzle Quest 2. The group tackles the PlayStation Network Plus offering and getting the right pace to creating sequels in the Warning, along with some of your responses to last week's show. And has a full Front Page to close things out with everything from the opening of the WoW: Cataclysm beta to what may be up with Lionhead's Milo project, and a quick Starcraft 2 features round-up. Remember to hit the official show story comments to join the conversation.

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Singularity Trailer Talks Asymmetrical Multiplayer

Singularity's multiplayer is the focus of a new trailer, detailing the two very different sides in the mutants vs. humans class-based multiplayer of Raven's sci-fi shooter.

"The multiplayer in Singularity is all about territory," says design lead Gustavo Rasche. "On one side you have these mutant creatures that inhabit the island of Katorga-12 and then on the other side you have the soldiers that are sent into exterminate them." Read more »

"Could anyone confirm if this game has dedicated servers? I'm quite interested in this game :)"
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Singularity Trailer Explores Gravity In-Game

Not only is the Time Manipulation Device in Raven Software's Singularity a powerful... well, time manipulation device... it also manipulates gravity.

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Singularity Trailer: The Power of Impulses

A new Singularity trailer shows how the stylish high-tech, time-twisting glove in Raven's shooter has an 'Impulse' function to shove, phase-shift or just plain 'splode foolish foes.

The "Time Manipulation Device," as the handwear is technically called, will also be used to slow time plus age and revert objects--making it a must-have accessory when exploring a mysterious island that plays host to top-secret Soviet Cold War experiments. Read more »

"Ravens been putting out pretty crappy games lately. Really not interested in this game at ..."
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Singularity Trailer Slows It All Down

You know, that fancy "Time Manipulation Device" found in Singularity can do more than just age and revert things. It can also slow them down, as trailer demonstrates:

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"I wonder if Raven saved all their good ideas for this instead of Wolfenstein"
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Singularity Trailer Ages and Reverts Matter In-Game

This new trailer for Singularity, Raven Software's new FPS, shows how the player can use the Time Manipulation Device to age and revert objects, people, and more in-game.

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"Watch the other trailers. This looks like absolute shit. Obligatory joke about devs wishing ..."
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Singularity CG Trailer Depicts Vodka Revival

A new trailer for Raven's Singularity shows off some CG action as a secret Russian test facility slingshots between two different time periods.

Our hero manipulates time in two key ways: turning shattered glass into a delicious bottle of vodka and aging an enemy soldier from a healthy combatant to a pile of harmless bones.

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"I don't like the way they are handling time manipulation. It might be a cool game mechanic but ..."
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Buy Singularity on Xbox 360, Get Prototype Free

For a limited time, purchasers of the Xbox 360 version of Raven's time-bending first person shooter Singularity will receive a mail-in voucher for Radical Entertainment's super-powered open-world action game Prototype.

Singularity will be released on June 29, 2010 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. Prototype, meanwhile, was released on those three platforms in June 2009.

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"Do Singularity and Prototype have anything in common? For example, Singularity takes place after ..."
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Singularity Release Date Revealed [Updated]

[Update - 12:30pm CST] Activision has confirmed to Shacknews that Singularity PC "is still happening" and "is a simultaneous ship" with the PlayStation 3 / Xbox 360 versions.

[Original] Raven's sporadically postponed time-traveling shooter Singularity has a release date of June 29, publisher Activision has revealed via a new trailer that premiered on GameTrailers. Read more »

"The trailer seems to do a good job showing off what the games about. I liked how they used the ..."
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Activision Breaks Down 2010 Release Schedule: Singularity in June, Transformers by July, More

On top of confirming plans to release a number of high-profile titles across 2010, mega-publisher Activision Blizzard has also outlined when they should hit.

As expected, the next Call of Duty will be released within the holiday timeframe, with Raven's time-shifting shooter Singularity now due in June and High Moon's robotic action game Transformers: War For Cybertron slated to arrive after March but before July. Read more »

"If you buy games from Blizzard through battle.net 2.0 does any of the money go to Activision?"
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Singularity Delay Listed by GameStop

Raven Software's time-twisting shooter Singularity may have suffered yet another delay, going by recently updated GameStop listing noticed by Big Download.

At last official word, publisher Activision expected all three versions of Singularity--PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360--to arrive no later than March 31, 2010. However, retailer GameStop updated its listing yesterday, slating the game for June 1. Read more »

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Singularity Screenshots Display Freaky Fauna

New Singularity screenshots from Gamescom show various beasties and freaks found on a mysterious Russian island in Raven's PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 shooter.

Luckily you'll have a high-tech time glove--not actual name--on hand to manipulate enemies and the environment, rebuilding cover and crumbling foes to dust. Read more »

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New Singularity Screenshots: Soldier Abuse

These new screenshots for Raven's original shooter Singularity aren't very kind to our friend Generic Soldier. He has a tough time of it in any game, but these pictures must have been taken on a particularly bad day for him.

After being kicked out of the Modern Warfare 2-dominated holiday season, Singularity is now scheduled for a March 2010 release on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

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