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Planetside 2 players gather for record-breaking FPS battle

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Now that's what I call a real firefight. Planetside 2 players gathered for a good old-fashioned scrum over the weekend, with 1,158 grunts taking to the field to break the world record for the largest online FPS battle.

According to fansite and event organiser Planetside Battles, the record-breaking skirmish resulted in an impressive 53,729 kills, 3,822 team kills, 5,089 vehicles destroyed, and 31 separate base captures.

Kickstarter launched for NightCry, a “spritual successor” to classic horror series Clock Tower

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Playism Games has just launched a Kickstarter campaign for NightCry, a brand new game from Clock Tower creator Hifumi Kono.

Described as a “spiritual successor” to that classic horror series, NightCry has an impressive roster of Japanese games industry talent on board, including Silent Hill's Masahiro Ito, composer Nobuko Toda, and film director Takashi Shimizu.

Ubisoft is cancelling copies of Far Cry 4 purchased from third-party CD key stores

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Reddit users and posters on Ubisoft's forums have been registering their surprise and dissatisfaction at the company's removal of digital copies of Far Cry 4 from their Uplay accounts.

The removed copies appear to all originate from third party CD-key sellers and independent eBay stores, with customers who visited retail sites G2Play and G2A notably affected. Ubisoft is yet to issue an official statement.

Day Z reaches 3,000,000 in Early Access sales

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Open world zombie survival sim Day Z has racked up an impressive 3 million sales since it launched on Steam Early Access in December 2013.

The standalone version of the popular Arma 2 mod is expected to release in full in early 2016, and the developers have already unveiled a list of features on the way this year.

Techland offers Dying Light's 'Be the Zombie' mode pre-order DLC for free on all platforms

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To make up for a delay in the physical release of its open world zombie game Dying Light, Techland is offering the game's pre-order DLC 'Be the Zombie' for free to all customers on all platforms.

The mode allows one player to take on the role of a super-powered undead predator, invading other players' game worlds to hunt down and slaughter them. Hunted players can team up to take down the offending invader.

Heart of Thorns is the first expansion for Guild Wars 2

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The first expansion pack for Guild Wars 2 is called Heart of Thorns. Announced during PAX South, the expansion follows the core game's Living World storyline over to Maguuma Jungle, where big bad dragon Mordremoth is up to no good.

Heart of Thorns will also add a new 'Mastery' system for taking your character beyond level 80, and a brand new profession, the Revenant.

Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered on the way this month

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Quantic Dream's insane adventure game Fahrenheit is getting an HD remaster, according to a recent Amazon listing. That explains the teaser that popped up last week, which we originally thought was hinting at a new game in the series.

Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered will feature “updated graphics, full controller support AND is based on the uncut/uncensored international version of the game.”

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