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Space Marine is out in the UK, but not on Steam

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UK fans of everlasting war in the 41st millennium will have been looking forward to the release of Space Marine today, but if you're looking to pick it up on Steam, then there's bad news. Space Marine isn't available on Steam. The old Space Marine Steam page has been replaced by a message saying "this item is currently unavailable in your region."

It seemed likely that this would happen when the Space Marine demo pulled the same vanishing act a couple of weeks ago. Previously, Dragon Age 2 and Brink have vanished from Steam in the UK with no explanation. Brink eventually reappeared several weeks after launch. Hopefully Space Marine will return in good time. Until then, this means yet more frustration for UK customers.


Space Marine disappears from UK Steam store, demo out now

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Space Marine has vanished from the Steam store in the UK, which is going to make it harder for Brits to get hold of the new demo that's just been released. RPS helpfully provide a workaround link for UK Steam users eager to brain some Orks.

It's unclear why Space Marine has vanished, but it reminds us of Brink's recent disappearance. That game didn't turn up until weeks after launch. Hopefully Space Marine won't suffer the same fate.

If the demo isn't enough to tide you over until Space Marine's release on September 6 in the US (September 9 in Europe), then check out the video interview with Space Marine's lead voice actor above. He offers various arguments supporting his decision to voice a Space Marine, though we all know the real reason. His name is MARK STRONG.


Space Marine teaser screenshot features "a hidden evil"

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Relic have released a new teaser shot for Space Marine. There's a Space Marine, and a hallway. It's a pretty big hallway, but what's this at the end of the hallway? Some sort of hulking shadow. VG247 received the image, and say it's named "a hidden evil." It's not that hidden, it's standing right there in a shaft of light. Everything we've seen of the 40k third person brawler has shown Ultramarines chopping up Orks, but that doesn't look like an Ork, does it? HMMM, what do you think?


New Space Marine screens are bad news for Orks

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Some fresh Space Marine screens have emerged from the Warp, showing scenes of the Emperor's finest space-knights space-chopping their way through the Ork hordes. The screens are embedded below. Expect plasma pistols and massive explosions.