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Masthead to shut down Earthrise servers today

Massthead has announced it’s shutting down its sci-fi, open-world sandbox MMORPG, Earthrise, due to various issues such as quality and lack of financial backing.

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Sandbox headlines

  • Minecraft 1.2 to include tamable ocelots, new AI for skeletons

    Mojang has released a new snapshot of changes coming with update 1.2, and it looks as though players will be able to tame ocelots and breed them like the wolves in the game.

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  • Minecraft: Pocket Edition has sold over 700,000 copies

    Mojang has announced via Twitter the firm’s Minecraft: Pocket Edition has sold over 700,000 copies on Android since its launch in August on Xperia Play. The game was released for other Android platforms in September for $6.99. Thanks, Gamasutra.

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  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning gets new trailer, coming Feb 7, 2012

    Beyond the new February 7, 2012 release date there isn’t a whole lot of new information to hand out. Just jump inside and gorge on the wonderful high-fantasy trailer.

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  • Saints Row 2: Ultor Exposed DLC released on XBL and PSN

    Ultor Exposed, the first download pack for Saints Row 2, is available today on both on PS3 and Xbox 360. The content includes: 3 Co-op enabled missions, featuring Tera Patrick 6 Vehicles including the helicopter gunship and Ultor bomber. Complete with working weapons New clothing and customization options. Including the astronaut suit, EDF uniform and […]

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  • Mafia II screenshots and video look mobalicious

    Very nice looking shots for Mafia II were released on the official website today. In addition, there’s a video of it posted after the break, featuring footage full of shooting, cursing, and other Mafia-related goodies. 2K Czech’s sandbox shooter is expected sometime around Halloween for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. Thanks, JCC.

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  • Halo 3 Mythic Map Pack: Bungie talks haunted houses and zombies

    Bungie will be releasing the Mythic map pack for Halo 3 sometime this spring on Xbox Live, and until the fated day arrives, the firm is continually posting goodies over on the official website. Today’s offering? A haunted house and zombies. The Sandbox map will contain a haunted dwelling called “Spooky House,” and it’s filled […]

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  • Halo 3 Mythic Pack shots and info leaked from Austria

    The official Austrian Xbox blog done a poo poo. The site apparently posted shots and info from the upcoming Halo 3 Mythic map pack last night, content that appears to have magically disappeared. 1UP stole it all, fortunately. Bungie’s since posted them on its site. There’s a shot each for one of the three maps […]

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