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Factor 5 Inc. Shuts Doors, Wii Game Probably Still Coming

By Ishaan . May 14, 2009 . 8:16am

After months and months of Kid Icarus and Factor 5 speculation, we finally have some concrete info on the company’s situation after the Brash Entertainment fiasco. Unfortunately, it’s not very good news. Factor 5′s USA division has officially closed its doors.

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Factor 5′s Wii Game Finally Coming Out In ’09?

By Spencer . May 4, 2009 . 1:38pm

It’s no secret Factor 5 is working on the Wii. The studio claimed they have a powerful engine ready last year, but still haven’t announced an actual game. Perhaps, the first game is coming out in 2009? Achim Moller, CEO of Factor 5 Germany, claims it is.

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VC Monday: Shooting and more shooting

By Levi . April 14, 2008 . 6:35am

It's an all-Sega shooter week on the Virtual Console, and the titles we get aren't half bad, either. First, Mega Turrican, the sequel to Super Turrican by Factor 5. Released for the Genesis in 1995, Mega Turrican doesn't differ entirely too much from Super Turrican, but hey, in this case that's not such a bad […]

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Lair rises with analog control on April 17

By Spencer . April 10, 2008 . 8:12am

Two days after the grand re-opening of the PlayStation Store, Sony is releasing a patch for Lair. The free upgrade gives players the option to pick analog control instead of tilt control. It's probably too late for Analog control and Dual Shock 3 rumble to drag Lair’s name out of the mud. Low review scores […]

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No smash, Super Turrican is the lone virtual console soldier

By Spencer . March 3, 2008 . 9:38am

Nintendo has yet to send out a press release for this week's virtual console games, which led to minor speculation that Super Smash Brothers will be on the list. After all, Super Mario Brothers 3 was the prelude for Super Mario Galaxy and Super Metroid was the precursor for Metriod Prime 3: Corruption. Unfortunately for  […]

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Hands on Lair

By Spencer . May 17, 2007 . 3:07am

  The controls for Lair seem pretty simple on paper. You fly around on the back of a dragon by tilting the Sixaxis controller and press circle to spew fire. The demo at Sony’s Gamers Day had players fly the dragon towards a group of ships with catapults attack the city. It’s easy to guide […]

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Watch the Lair trailer

By Spencer . October 13, 2006 . 10:28am

While it might not be a selling point for the Playstation 3 now, Lair has a gorgeous trailer. The game is developed by Factor 5 who has made the Star Wars: Rogue Squadron games in the past and it isn’t a surprise why they are the developer. Lair is a flying game, except that you’re […]