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Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days News (PC)

IO "can confirm" studio job losses

Posted: 02.11.2010 by Technet2k

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Rumours say that around 30 developers have lost their posts at Hitman developer IO Interactive following a cancelled agreement with Microsoft.

While not mentioning any numbers, IO's Niels Jorgensen "can confirm" they've reduced the studio's headcount. It's a "natural part" of game development.

IO: Reviews and marketing often "reach very different people"

Posted: 04.10.2010 by Technet2k

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Niels Jorgensen of IO Interactive says product advertising and reviews from critics both play crucial roles in videogame sales, each appealing differently.

Some take advertising over reviews and vice versa, and some just browse a store and buy what looks exciting. Glad of mixed Kane & Lynch 2 scores.

Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days is UK chart topper, Toy Story 3 nudged

Posted: 23.08.2010 by Technet2k

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IO Interactive's sequel Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days entered the UK all format chart as a pun-baiting 'top dog' for the week. Toy Story 3 moves to 2nd.

Meanwhile Ubi's Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands shot from 19th to 8th, and Mass Effect 2 climbed from 25th to 12th. Resurgence FTW!

Kane & Lynch 2 demo today for Plus

Posted: 19.07.2010 by Technet2k

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For Sony's PlayStation Plus subscribers today will net you an automatic download of Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days, while others wait until Wednesday.

It's a 'push demo' meaning the PS3 downloads it while you're away, if powered. The full game is due this August 20th on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.

Kane & Lynch 2 to release a week early

Posted: 13.07.2010 by JustCommunication

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This just in folks, Square Enix Europe has just announced that Kane & Lunch 2: Dog Days will be releasing one week early.

The game will now launch on August 17th in North America, and August 20th in Europe.
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