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  • Report - Langdell set to lose Edge trademarks

    Following this week’s news that Edge Games’ injunction against EA over the use of the word ‘Edge’ was thrown out, it looks like boss Tim Langdell is set to lose the rest of his Edge-related trademarks.

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  • Statement: Edge claims "entire game" was played for Hydrophobia review

    An Edge rep has issued a statement contradicting Dark Energy Digital’s claim that the mag hadn’t “played the game” before awarding Hydrophobia 3/10, telling VG247 it completed the entire title and all its bonus content.

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  • Guardian gives "mundane" No More Heroes 2 2/5, Edge gives 7/10

    The Guardian’s flown in the face of public opinion on No More Heroes 2 today, giving the Grasshopper slasher – which is currently enjoying an MC rating of 86 percent – an eyebrow-knotting 2/5.

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  • Latest Edge gives Bad Company 8, AvP and FFXIII 5

    The scores from the latest issue of Edge are out, giving EA DICE’s latest a sterling 8/10.

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  • Edge gives Bayonetta 10, Dragon Age 5

    The latest Edge scores are up on NeoGAF (thanks, Anders), including a 10/10 for Platinum’s Bayonetta. Dragon Age fared less well: it got 5/10 for the 360 version. The lot: Modern Warfare 2: 9 Assassin’s Creed II: 8 Left 4 Dead 2: 9 Bayonetta: 10 Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks: 8 Sin and Punishment: 8 […]

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  • Want to write for Edge? Here's your chance

    Edge is looking for a new writer, as you can see on its site. Is this you? Passionate about games, you will have a good understanding of the Edge brand and an extensive knowledge of the videogame industry and its history. You will use strong writing skills to create engaging, intelligent and informed copy. Ideally […]

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  • Edge gives Uncharted 2 9/10

    It must be good. Edge, gaming’s last true bastion of tight-fisted reviewing, has awarded Uncharted 2 a mighty 9/10. As good as Might and Magic: Clash Of Heroes, apparently. We jest. Again. The rest of issue 208′s scores are below, courtesy of GAF. New Super Mario Bros Wii – 7 Uncharted 2 – 9 Operation […]

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  • EDGE back up on App Store

    Mobigames’ EDGE is now available again on Apple’s App Store. Yours for £2.99. The game fell victim to Tim Langdell and his amazing trademark squatting, and has been in limbo for months. EA challenged Langdell recently, saying none of his claims to the “edge” name were valid as he wasn’t currently using it for commercial […]

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  • Tim Langdell resigns from IGDA board of directors

    Tim Langdell, the trademark troll behind the recent Mobigames Edge fiasco, has resigned from the Independent Game Developers Association board of directors. This comes shortly after IGDA members started petitioning for his removal. Prior to taking the hint, Langdell abused his position by harassing anyone who used the name “Edge” as a game title. He […]

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  • Edge gives The Conduit 4/10

    Goodbye, MC average. Edge has given High Voltage’s The Conduit a wince-worthy 4/10. You can get all the latest scores from the mag in this EG forum post. Or you could just look below. Thanks, evilashchris. Prototype – 8 Arma 2 – 7 Monster Hunter Freedom Unite – 7 The Conduit – 4 Battlefield 1943: […]

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  • Eidos Montreal heading for May 11 announcement

    If this image of the latest issue of Edge is to be believed, Eidos Montreal is to announce its second game on May 11. Yes, it’s Thief. Honestly, it is. Not long to wait now, then.

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  • "Brand new Activision property" for Edge 202 reveal

    A “brand new Activision property” is to be revealed in the 202nd issue of Edge, as you can see at the bottom of this piece. What is it? Let’s guess. DJ Hero? Probably. It’s either that or the Bizarre racer. AB’s got three new IPs releasing this year: Prototype, Singularity and the Mario Karty thing […]

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  • FFXIII - Edge and OPM playtests scanned

    FinalFantasy-XIII.net‘s posted up scans of Edge and OPM playtests of Final Fantasy XIII, the first in the world. The images are of excellent quality, and both features are extensive. Get to it. The demo’s out on April 16 in Japan.

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  • February NPD - Edge in breakneck sales analysis mega-slap-down

    Hot shit. Edge has spat straight into Gamasutra’s face with the speed of its NPD analysis this month. Find its just-published take on last-night’s figures here. Let’s see. The figures were in our inbox at 10.29pm GMT last night, and Edge now has a four-page feature, coloured graphs included, at 8.00am GMT. That probably equates […]

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  • Research shows 13% of Xbox 360 games have an 85 or higher review score

    Edge is starting a series of weekly graphs highlighting gaming “market interest areas or trends”. This week, it’s Xbox 360. From data complied with Entertainment Design and Research, this week’s pictorial representation shows 360 game that have received review scores of 85 or higher, compared to those that got 65 or lower. As you can […]

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  • Ocarina is "best game to play today," says Edge

    God. Edge has posted its “100 Best Games to Play Today” feature, with Ocarina of Time at number one. Apparently, “Over a decade after release,‭ ‬The Legend Of Zelda:‭ ‬Ocarina Of Time has achieved a distinction reserved for a true classic.‭ “It’s been forgotten.‭ ‬Writing about it garners nothing but grandiose adverbs and scattered memories […]

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  • Edge 200 review scores - RE5 and DoW II both get 7

    It’s a barren, newsless desert out there. So have the review scores from Edge’s 200th issue. Resident Evil 5 – 7 Empire: Total War – 9 Shellshock 2: Blood Trails – 2 Afro Samurai – 5 Stormrise – 4 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – 7 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand – 7 […]

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  • 200th Edge issue to have 200 covers

    Edge’s 200th issue is to have a split run of 200 covers, Future said this morning. “We were keen to mark Edge’s 200th edition with something special, although we set ourselves a tough task in selecting 200 covers that would represent videogaming’s diversity,” said editor Tony Mott. “Ultimately we’re confident that every Edge reader will […]

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  • Edge posts its Killzone 2 review

    Edge has gone all “traffic-grabby” and posted its 7/10 Killzone 2 review. Basically: First impressions might be that everyone’s dying all of the time,‭ ‬but perseverance pays off.‭ ‬Thanks largely to its online play,‭ ‬Killzone‭ ‬2‭ ‬should find itself a fanbase no one can overlook.‭ ‬In singleplayer,‭ ‬it’s a testament to craft and imagination,‭ ‬if […]

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  • Doak left Free Rad earlier this month, company closed

    Multiple sources have confirmed to VG247 that Free Radical is, indeed, closed. Edge has posted up a lengthy account of recent events at the firm from what looks to be a good source. Apparently founder Dave Doak left earlier this month, and is now in the process of setting up a new developer with co-founder […]

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Edge Latest

  • Eidos Montreal heading for May 11 announcement

    If this image of the latest issue of Edge is to be believed, Eidos Montreal is to announce its second game on May 11. Yes, it’s Thief. Honestly, it is. Not long to wait now, then.

  • “Brand new Activision property” for Edge 202 reveal

    A “brand new Activision property” is to be revealed in the 202nd issue of Edge, as you can see at the bottom of this piece. What is it? Let’s guess. DJ Hero? Probably. It’s either that or the Bizarre racer. AB’s got three new IPs releasing this year: Prototype, Singularity and the Mario Karty thing […]

  • FFXIII – Edge and OPM playtests scanned

    FinalFantasy-XIII.net‘s posted up scans of Edge and OPM playtests of Final Fantasy XIII, the first in the world. The images are of excellent quality, and both features are extensive. Get to it. The demo’s out on April 16 in Japan.

  • February NPD – Edge in breakneck sales analysis mega-slap-down

    Hot shit. Edge has spat straight into Gamasutra’s face with the speed of its NPD analysis this month. Find its just-published take on last-night’s figures here. Let’s see. The figures were in our inbox at 10.29pm GMT last night, and Edge now has a four-page feature, coloured graphs included, at 8.00am GMT. That probably equates […]

  • Research shows 13% of Xbox 360 games have an 85 or higher review score

    Edge is starting a series of weekly graphs highlighting gaming “market interest areas or trends”. This week, it’s Xbox 360. From data complied with Entertainment Design and Research, this week’s pictorial representation shows 360 game that have received review scores of 85 or higher, compared to those that got 65 or lower. As you can […]

  • Ocarina is “best game to play today,” says Edge

    God. Edge has posted its “100 Best Games to Play Today” feature, with Ocarina of Time at number one. Apparently, “Over a decade after release,‭ ‬The Legend Of Zelda:‭ ‬Ocarina Of Time has achieved a distinction reserved for a true classic.‭ “It’s been forgotten.‭ ‬Writing about it garners nothing but grandiose adverbs and scattered memories […]

  • Edge 200 review scores – RE5 and DoW II both get 7

    It’s a barren, newsless desert out there. So have the review scores from Edge’s 200th issue. Resident Evil 5 – 7 Empire: Total War – 9 Shellshock 2: Blood Trails – 2 Afro Samurai – 5 Stormrise – 4 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – 7 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand – 7 […]

  • 200th Edge issue to have 200 covers

    Edge’s 200th issue is to have a split run of 200 covers, Future said this morning. “We were keen to mark Edge’s 200th edition with something special, although we set ourselves a tough task in selecting 200 covers that would represent videogaming’s diversity,” said editor Tony Mott. “Ultimately we’re confident that every Edge reader will […]

  • Edge posts its Killzone 2 review

    Edge has gone all “traffic-grabby” and posted its 7/10 Killzone 2 review. Basically: First impressions might be that everyone’s dying all of the time,‭ ‬but perseverance pays off.‭ ‬Thanks largely to its online play,‭ ‬Killzone‭ ‬2‭ ‬should find itself a fanbase no one can overlook.‭ ‬In singleplayer,‭ ‬it’s a testament to craft and imagination,‭ ‬if […]

  • Doak left Free Rad earlier this month, company closed

    Multiple sources have confirmed to VG247 that Free Radical is, indeed, closed. Edge has posted up a lengthy account of recent events at the firm from what looks to be a good source. Apparently founder Dave Doak left earlier this month, and is now in the process of setting up a new developer with co-founder […]

  • LittleBigPlanet wins Edge 2008 Awards

    Edge – the print version – has published its 2008 awards, naming LittleBigPlanet as its game of the year. You probably won’t be surprised by any of this, to be fair. Get more of the mag’s contents from NeoGAF. Best game: LittleBigPlanet GTA IV Fable II Best Innovation: LittleBigPlanet NXE Left 4 Dead Best Visual […]

  • First Deus Ex shots posted

    Edge has posted up the first proper screens of Deus Ex 3. These shots appeared in the last issue of the mag. The feature’s there as well, if you need something to read. No date yet.

  • Edge gives LBP 10

    The latest issue of Edge has hit subs, and the main event is a LittleBigPlanet review with a 10/10 score. Fable II also did well in the mag, taking 9/10. The rest are below. Thanks, NeoGAF. LittleBigPlanet [10] Fable II [9] Far Cry 2 [8] Dead Space [8] Rock Band 2 [9] Midnight Club: Los […]

  • GMA 2008 – Edge and Eurogamer take top honours for UK

    The 2008 Games Media Awards in London last night saw Edge take the gong for best UK mag and Eurogamer win for best British site last night, with Eurogamer’s Ellie Gibson and PC Gamer’s Tom Francis winning best online and print writers respectively. Full list of winners below. We live-blogged it as well, as you […]

  • Houser: “Nintendo didn’t want us to make GTA for kids”

    Speaking in the latest edition of Edge, Rockstar boss Dan Houser’s said that Nintendo was keen for GTA Chinatown Wars to maintain its adult feel. “Nintendo wanted us to make GTA, and we wanted to make GTA on their platform,” he said. “They didn’t want us to make a GTA for kids, and we weren’t […]

  • Latest Edge teases new Elite for next issue?

    The teaser page of the latest Edge – as you can see here on NeoGAF – shows a wireframe spaceship relating to the next issue. Is it David Braben’s new Elite? The UK PC underground reckons the ship looks too complex for the ancient space-based game, but is struggling to place it. Got to be […]

  • GTA DS has drug dealing mini-game

    According to this CVG story, UK mag Edge has confirmed that Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars contains a drug dealing game which allows you to sell heroine, cocaine, pot, tablets, acid and downers. “We wanted to have a drug-dealing minigame in lots of the GTA games,” said Dan Houser. “We played with it a little […]

  • Edge: “Third-parties abandoning PSP”

    In this sizeable feature, Edge has showed pretty conclusively that third-parties aren’t releasing as much PSP software as they used to. As is Edge’s wont, there are lots of graphs to make sure you know what’s what, and that always brightens the mood, so we recommend you look. Talking about PSP software in general, this […]

  • Bungie: “Even though you finished the fight, it doesn’t mean the ride’s over”

    In a virtual acceptance speech for Edge’s Interactive Innovation award at the Edinburgh Festival last night, Bungie dropped a couple of hints as to its next project, saying, “Even though in Halo 3 you finished the fight, it doesn’t necessarily mean the ride’s over.” There’s apparent confirmation there that the company’s new Halo game isn’t […]

  • E3 must change or die, says Campbell

    Writing on Edge-Online, Colin Campbell’s claimed that change is inevitable for E3, and that failure to adapt after some heavy criticism to its current format this week will result in death for the show. “Leading publishers have been extremely critical of E3,” he said. “The media has been underwhelmed by this year’s event. Change is […]

  • Next-Gen.biz Edge rebrand confirmed

    GI’s confirmed that Future is to rebrand Next-Gen.biz as Edge, as was unwittingly announced this morning. The rebranding exercise is being led by Future’s US office, according to company spokesperson Will Guyatt. “It’s going to do what Edge has done for year’s in print, but online,” he said. More through the link.

  • Next-Gen.biz is rebranded as Edge?

    Not quite sure what’s going on here, but it looks as though Next-Gen.biz is being rebranded as Edge’s site. The following popped up in our newsreaders this morning: What is Happening Here? from Next Generation by Colin Campbell Until last week, this site was called Next-Gen; now it’s called Edge. This is the story of […]

  • New DC Universe Online details emerge

    This Eurogamer report‘s got a bunch of new information on DC Universe Online, the upcoming PS3 and PC MMO from SOE. It’s all taken from this month’s Edge. From the piece: Executive creative director Jim Lee describes DC Universe as a “kick-ass hybrid between a traditional MMO and a first-person action console game”. You’ll get […]

  • UK MGS4 reviews were written from code supplied at two-day Paris event

    Following speculation this morning that Britain’s Metal Gear Solid 4 reviews were written from incomplete code, videogaming247 has learnt that UK press reviewed the game at a two-day event in Paris at the end of April. “Eurogamer reviewed from the same code as IGN UK and the official PS3 magazines,” Eurogamer editor Tom Bramwell told […]

  • Read Edge’s 8/10 MGS4 review online

    Someone’s scanned and posted up Edge’s entire Metal Gear Solid 4 review, joint lowest so far according to Metacritic, alongside Eurogamer‘s identical score. The pages are huge, so you may have to wait a while for them to load. Hit this and this for the entire thing.

  • Edge Prince of Persia Prodigy reveal scanned in entirety

    Here. They’re good quality scans and perfectly readable. There’s a lot of new art in the feature, a few new screens and a full interview, so fill your boots. We wouldn’t be amazingly surprised if this showed up in the SCEE PlayStation Day tomorrow.

  • ASA batters Kane & Lynch ads for “glorifying violence”

    The Advertising Standards Agency has ordered Eidos to not print or broadcast a Kane & Lynch campaign again after it received 26 complaints, according to this MCV piece. One ad – showing a gagged woman, crying and having her head held back by one of the pair – was printed over a double-page spread in […]

  • NLGD Festival of Games dated for June in Utrecht

    Dutch show the NLGD Festival of Games is to be held on June 14-22 in Utrecht, the organisers confirmed today. Omnipresent former Edge editor Margaret Robertson will open and close the show, which is to feature keynotes from PONG creator Ralph Baer and Spore designer Chaim Gingold, who is to talk on creating games involving […]