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Fiddy: Blood in the Sand is “one of the more exciting projects I’m involved in”

Fiddy loves the games, yo. In the video interview after the break, the rap superstar says upcoming actioner 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand is one of the best things he’s doing right now. “This… for me is one of the more exciting projects that I’m involved in,” he said. “I can’t wait till the […]

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  • 50 Cent game mechanics trailer screams "BUY ME"

    The latest 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand trailer should remove all doubt that this is a game you must own. Watch it after the break. There’s tons of stuff in there on weapons, the cover system and co-op. Quite why you wouldn’t want to shoot a lot of things a lot in the name […]

  • Fiddy 2: The diamond skull? Fiddy's idea

    Awesome. Fiddy himself came up with the idea of having a diamond-encrusted skull as the central story item for upcoming you-must-buy-it shooter, Blood on the Sand. “[The developers] were telling me the actual story, and I was like, ‘Cool,’ but I’d just got finished seeing Blood Diamond, like two years ago, and I was like, […]

  • New Fiddy trailer is awesome

    After the break. This cannot possibly be bad. THQ’s publishing now Sierra is no more, and thank God, frankly. Watch to see why. Thanks, Kotaku.

  • Codemasters acquires second Swordfish studio

    Codemasters has bought Birmingham-based Swordfish Studios following news that the developer’s Manchester outfit was sold to Monumental Games. The new studio will be lead by Swordfish founder Trevor Williams, and will now work on the firm’s EGO Engine. “We are committed to growing our studio operations across multiple facilities and increasing the internal capability of […]

  • Monumental buys Fiddy developer Swordfish Studios

    Football Superstars creator and MMO middleware developer Monumental Games has acquired Swordfish Studios, the firm’s announced. Swordfish was previously owned by Activision, and was put out to tender during the Acti-Blizz merger. The studio was working on 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand for PS3 and 360 before its recent “turbulence”. No mention was made […]

  • THQ confirms Fiddy 2 publishing deal

    THQ, as was blatantly obvious, has officially confirmed it is to publish 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand. Fiddy’s pleased. “Blood on the Sand has non-stop action and exclusive music tracks from me and the G-Unit that you won’t find anywhere else,” said the rapper. “Plus our fans will be able to play together with […]

  • New 50 Cent video shows explosions and guns, reveals Jan 09 release date

    After the break. Swordfish Studio’s 50 Cent: Blood in the Sand was recently picked up by THQ, and now a new trailer for the game has been released revealing a January 09 release date. Watch Fiddy shoot stuff and blow things up with his bare hands below. By Mike Bowden

  • Fiddy II cancelled? Apparently not

    Kotaku’s posted a story saying 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand has been canned. GI’s posted a story saying it hasn’t. From Kotaku: Yeah, it’s dead. Caught in the unflinching cogs of big video game business, mergers, and close downs, we hear. Victim of a flooded genre and a potential publisher with one too many […]

  • New 50 Cent footage released

    CVG has some new footage of everyone’s favourite videogame character, 50 Cent. Watch his glistening muscles ripple as he takes out the bad-guys with his fists. What more could you ever want from a game? 50 Cent: Blood in the Sand will be released in November. By Mike Bowden

  • New Fiddy trailer confirms November release

    According to a newly-released 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand trailer, the game’s releasing for 360 and PS3 this November. Watch it after the break. We don’t care what anyone says: we reckon this looks amazing. Everything’s on the line. He’s far from home. He’s got a bulging combat vest. What else could you possibly […]

  • Swordfish: There's no geo-political context to Fiddy 2

    50 Cent: Blood on the Sand has got nothing to do with reality, director Julian Widdows has told CVG, and certainly isn’t a political statement. Just to be clear, this is absolutely not Fiddy Does Iraq, Motherfucker. “It’s fictional, it’s an ‘everyman’s war zone’, is the way we describe it,” he said. “It’s an arcade […]

  • New 50 Cent game is "Blood on the Sand"

    Here. Apparently it’s like a cross of the movies Three Kings and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, if you can imagine that. We’re trying not to believe this is 50 Cent in Iraq, because that would quite possibly be the most cynical “thing” ever. There’s loads of quotes, details and such through the link. […]