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The Day-One DLC Dilemma News 9

News 9

134 dollars. That’s how much you could possibly spend if you purchased all available day-one DLC for Gears of War 3. Between a slew of new weapon skins and animations, and a “season pass” for all DLC released over the next year, Epic has offered gamers an unprecedented opportunity to split with their cash. Day-one […]

Warhammer 40k: Space Marine Multiplayer Review Reviews 4

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Space Marine is quite the departure for Relic, whose Dawn of War series solidified them as the premier handlers of the Warhammer 40k license. While Dawn of War focused on tight, balanced real-time strategy gameplay, Space Marine is a gutsy, gory, badass third person shooter. The campaign is a twisted tale of betrayal, in which […]

Current Multiplayer Reviews are Broken – Introducing Dynamic Reviews News 15

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Tomorrow, MP1st turns one month old, and this is my first feature to celebrate this occasion. To all of you loyal MP1st readers, I can’t thank you enough for making MP1st a success.   Post Launch Support, Glitches, and Balancing We live in a time and age where post launch support is crucial to any game’s success, […]

Three Ways Gears of War 3 is the New Lois Lane News 8

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Remember in the 1978 Superman movie, when Superman fails to save Lois Lane from her grisly earthquake/car crash demise? He rectifies this by flying so fast around Earth, it spins backwards and resets time. He then has ample opportunity to save her from death. In the same way that Superman raped the fabric of time […]

10 Best New IPs of This Generation News 28

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This is the first entry in MP1st’s weekly non-necessarily multiplayer centric articles which we will begin featuring every Friday. In today’s article, MPst writer xGrahamDJx picks his top 10 new IPs of this generation. We hope you enjoy! A brilliant and successful new IP can affect an entire generation of games and game players; I consider […]

The Silent Rage – Can It Stand Up To MW3 And BF3? News 4

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Rage – Noun: angry fury; violent anger (Dictionary.com) Rage – Game: a strong competitor to an ever growing FPS genre (the author.me)   This holiday season, fans of the FPS genre, are constantly bombarded with the captioned title, “Battlefield vs MW3”. I’m sure we can post a number of references to YouTube videos showing massive “Like” counts for […]

The Three Worst Types of Online Gamers News 27

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Forget about griefers, team-killers, cheaters, rage-quitters, and perverts. Their baneful presence in the gaming world pales in comparison to the following groups of players. These men are the true scourge of the online gaming community: 3. The Mouth Breather The Mouth Breather is one of the primary reasons I either don’t use a mic online, […]

The Three Greatest Multiplayer Games. Ever. News 11

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3. Street Fighter II The name says it all. There will be fighting, and it will take place in the streets. Street Fighter II has withstood the test of time because it marries together the hardcore and casual audience. The hardcore crowd digs Street Fighter because they want to memorize and execute complex battle strategies […]

Top 10 Multiplayer XBLA Games – Competitive and Co-Op News 3

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This generation of gaming consoles has been typified by its online features; Xbox Live, Playstation Network, Netflix access, Hulu, Facebook, and Twitter integration are among the elements that have really set this console generation apart from its predecessors. Xbox Live specifically has been a massive success, despite the fervent arguments often aimed at its dashboard […]

Community in Crysis – What Crysis 2 Could Have Been News 9

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“Achieved with CryEngine 3.” This is the slogan Crytek adopted since the birth of their latest gaming engine, the CryEngine 3. Their goal in mind was to set a new standard for multi-platform games on the current generation of consoles, and they aimed to do this with their latest title in the Crysis franchise, Crysis […]

5 Amazing Battlefield 3 Wallpapers (Fan Made Edition) News 3

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The closest thing to playing the Battlefield 3 beta is a well made desktop wallpaper to remind you of the beta. This is the first instalment in our BF3 wallpapers’ series. Keep in mind that all of these in particular are made by the amazing fans of Battlefield. As a bonus, if you click on […]

Killzone 3: Best Underplayed Shooter in 2011 News 12

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Unless you have been living under a rock for the past couple of years then you know that Call of Duty and Battlefield are the supreme leaders within the first person shooter market, and with both Modern Warfare 3 and Battlefield 3 coming out later this year, the hype for both of these titles has […]

The Complete MW3 Proficiency and Equipment List – Proficiency Explained News 2

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Alright, we’ve almost completed a list on every single thing in Modern Warfare 3 loadouts, hours of work for our loyal MP1st readers is a pleasure; we left links to the others at the bottom of the page. A new loadout slot, proficiency, has been added to Modern Warfare 3. Unlike perks, they don’t have pro […]

The Complete List of 16 Secondaries and 14 Attachments – Machine Pistols are Back News 4

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Yesterday, we brought you a complete list of MW3 primary weapons and a detailed look at the deathstreaks. Today, we’ve just received lists of the confirmed Secondaries and Attachments. Secondary weapons include 4 machine pistols, 6 Hanguns, and 6 Launchers. In terms of attachments, Modern Warefare packs in 14 attachments. Secondary Guns Machine Pistols FM69 […]

The Complete Modern Warfare 3 Primary Weapons List – 33 Primary Guns News 12

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We’ve got the complete list of 10 Assault Rifles, 6 Sub Machine Guns, 5 Light Machine Guns, 6 Sniper Rifles, and 6 Shotguns. 33 primary weapons confirmed in total for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.   PRIMARY WEAPONS Assault Rifles M4A1 M16A4 SCAR-L CM901 TYPE 95 G36 ACR 6.8 MK14 AK-47 FAD Sub Machine Guns MP5 […]

Detailed list of MW3 Deathstreaks – Stopping Power and Final Stand Come Back News 25

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Thought stopping power, final stand, and martyrdom were gone? Not quite. They do return in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, but in the form of deathstreaks. Deathstreaks, especially ones like ‘painkiller’, were a controversial topic in Modern Warfare 2. Robert Bowling mentioned that with the next instalment in CoD series, Infinity Ward paid particular […]

Top 5 Multiplayer Releases of the Week News 1

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Welcome to MP1st’s Multiplayer Releases of the Week. Here, we will look at weekly releases of upcoming games of all platforms, including Xbox Live, the Playstation Network and iOS devices. While many great games are released each week, we will primarily be focusing on titles that include or feature multiplayer. This can range from online […]

7 Awesome Betas You Should Sign Up For News 4

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There are two kinds of Betas. One that is primarily used as a promotional tool for a game’s hype building machine; the other is launched so that developers can test their games and servers with a bigger audience and ask for feedback to fine tune and tweak the final version. Today, we’ve compiled a list […]

Killcams in Battlefield 3 – An Unwelcome Feature? News 53

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In a recent Q&A session with DICE representatives at GameCon 2011, it was confirmed that a killcam feature would indeed be included in Battlefield 3. This has been a hot topic among gamers recently and I can see why. But first, a killcam in a first-person-shooter, for those who don’t know, is a quick replay […]

No Battlefield 3 Xbox Footage Yet… But In Dice We Trust News 14

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Last week, at GamesCon 2011, DICE released footage of its developers walking the press through a demonstration of their Battlefield 3 co-operative mode, which you can view here (WARNING: mature language). Other than the amazing gameplay that was shown to us, the most interesting aspect of this footage was that we got another glimpse of Battlefield […]

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