Takedown: Red Sabre

VideoLet's Play Takedown: Red Sabre

Watch us clear a level of the hardcore tactical shooter, with developer commentary.

This will be music to some of your ears: the lead designer of Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter, making a Kickstarter-funded, hardcore, tactical, co-op shooter and namechecking Rainbow Six and SWAT while he's at it. CLEAR!

Kickstarted shooter Takedown launches next month on Steam, Xbox 360

Kickstarted shooter Takedown launches next month on Steam, Xbox 360

Meet the indie FPS wanting to play with the big guns.

Crowdfunded tactical shooter Takedown: Red Sabre will launch for Steam and Xbox 360 on 20th September, publisher 505 Games has announced.

It'll cost Ł11.99/1200 Microsoft Points.

Pop down your money now and you'll get the Red Sabre Deadly Killhouse - a single-player map that will act as a demo for the game's multiplayer mode.

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Former Zipper devs join Takedown team

SOCOM alumni sign up for Kickstarted tactical shooter.

A couple of former Zipper Interactive developers have joined Serellan, the team working on recently Kickstarted tactical shooter Takedown.

Takedown dev explains why publishers aren't interested in "real tactical shooters"

Christian Allen on the "Kickstarter Spring" and his duty of responsibility to backers.

Major publishers view traditional tactical shooters in the vein of the original Rainbow Six as a niche sub-genre that holds little potential for attracting new customers, so says Christian Allen, the former Halo Reach design lead who took to Kickstarter last month to get his pet project Takedown off the ground.