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Awakened takes to Kickstarter, is the successor to Midway’s Hero

Awakened, an ambitious sandbox game Chicago indie Phosphor Games, is the project formerly known as Hero. And you can help make it happen.

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  • Two early Awakened trailers plus 15 minutes of Hero

    Is it morbid fascination with the deceased Midway and its not-quite-swansong Hero that makes us so interested in Awakened? Not, it’s that is sounds bloody brilliant. Two trailers have turned up, in their rough-and-ready pre-alpha state, and you may gaze on them through the jump.

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  • Phosphor Games' Awakened is based on Midway's canned open-world game Hero

    With Midway Chicago being sold to Warner, the team behind the open-world action game Hero lost all assets, code, art and everything else pertaining to it in the process. So, when the remnants of that team went on to form Phosphor Games, it decided to continue work on the game in the form of Awakening, […]

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  • A couple videos surface for Midway's canned Hero game

    A couple of videos for Midway’s canceled action game, Hero, have surfaced.

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  • Concept art shows canned Midway project "Hero"

    Some concept art for a canceled Midway project has come to light, and it looks as if the company had a dark, superhero style game planned called Hero.

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  • Midway's canned Hero turns up on ex-staffer's site

    The ghosts of what might have been are rattling their chains at Midway. A single piece of concept art for the ill-fated Hero has surfaced, revealing a lone protagonist amidst a devastated metropolis.

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  • THQ's Danny Bilson creates Twitter account

    If this isn’t “hot,” we don’t know what is.

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  • Miyamoto is developer "hero", says survey

    A Develop survey’s reported that 30 percent of 9,000 game developers polled said that Nintendo’s Miyamoto is their “ultimate development hero”. Will Wright came second, followed by Dave Jones in third. The Develop Conference runs from July 14-16 in Brighton. Jone is to keynote the event this year. Full thing after the break.

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  • Warhawk V1.4 to get free gameplay modes

    Dylan Jobe has announced on the PlayStation Blog that a new update for Warhawk will be released on July 16, containing two new free gameplay modes called Collection and Hero. Hero “is a team-based game mode in which one member of each team is randomly selected to be their team’s Epic Hero. Players score points […]

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