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Mother fucking Geo Wars 3 announced!!

After its website was revived last week, teasing a Gamescom announcement, publisher Sierra Games has been confirmed to be making a return. As an Activision subsidiary, it already has two projects it will be publishing: a new King's Quest and Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions.

Geometry Wars 3 will offer "full 3D action"--a potentially worrying prospect given its roots as a 2D twin-stick shooter--and both cooperative and competitive multiplayer. A single-player campaign will consist of 50 different challenges and more than 10 modes, five of which are said to be new. Players are promised a "consistently new experience each time they play" thanks to "dynamic and persistent progression."

Dimensions is in development at Lucid Games, a UK-based developer founded by former employees of defunct developer Bizarre Creations, the studio that originally developed the series (which started out as a mini-game in Project Gotham Racing 2). Original designer Stephen Cakebread, however, is not involved with the game, according to a tweet he sent out today. The game is due out sometime this holiday season on "more platforms ever before;" past Geometry Wars games have been released on Xbox 360, PC, Wii, DS, and iOS.

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My mate will be very pleased to hear this. He's insanely good at Geometry Wars 2. Was watching a vid of him hitting 20 billon on Pacifist the other day. Dudes like Rainman :mellow:

I'll chuck this here for your viewing pleasure:

I need to rebuy a 360 jsut for this game!! It was madness when it came out my and my mate must have only played it for like 4 months constantly! best value game ever

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According to journalist man Danny O'Dwyer on Twitter:

"Also the levels in Geometry Wars 3 aren't 2D anymore, they are straight up Mario Galaxy style 3D objects than you move around."

Sounds a lot like Super Stardust to me.

So Nano Assault Neo then. Which is great. But it isn't Geometry Wars.

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My only issue with it is it's pretty short. And that it locked up my Wii U, I suppose, but that stopped after a few updates.

I wasn't a massive fan of Mutant Storm Reloaded, and Super Stardust isn't a patch on the original.

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