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My axe is bigger than yours – an early look at Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

by 2 months ago

In the midst of towering booths, colorful lighting and thunderous sounds, you can often find smaller, niche game makers scurrying about the E3 convention center, eager to show off the …

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Don’t act a fool – Act of Aggression Hands-On

by 2 months ago

Strategy games are still a thing. I played Act of Aggression which is a mostly by-the-books real-time strategy game that harkens back to the days of Westwood’s Command & Conquer …

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Give me a damn GPS – KHOLAT Review

by 3 months ago

I’ve spent a fair amount of time in video games wandering around aimlessly. Sometimes the aimlessness is due to being stuck on a puzzle and retreading ground in a desperate …

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A mobile platformer done right on PC – Badland Review

by 3 months ago

I first saw Badland on a demo iPad at an Apple store in the mall. I hadn’t decided whether the iPad was a gimmick, being simply a larger version of …

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We’re not waiting for the end of the year – here are Gaming Trend’s Games of the Quarter picks

by 3 months ago

Not content to wait until the end of the year, we decided to make a list of our favorite games as of the first quarter of the year which covers …

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Ageism towards World of Warcraft is detracting from the real issues

by 3 months ago

During an Activision-Blizzard investor call, we learned that subscription numbers for World of Warcraft have dropped significantly from the peak numbers we saw during the launch of its current expansion, …

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Metatheory Podcast Ep. 18 – a veteran designer talks about working on Doom and more recently Call of Cthulu

by 5 months ago

    When the game designer who worked on the original Doom, Quake, Civilization, Age of Empires, and more recently, the Call of Cthulu board game, says he's interested in joining your …

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    In the upcoming MMO Echo of Soul, your pets loot corpses for you

    by 5 months ago

    Echo of Soul is a hit MMO in South Korea and developer Nvius, along with publisher Aeria Games, is hoping it will catch on in North America and Europe as …

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    The second episode of Tales from the Borderlands, ‘Atlas Mugged’, is out now

    by 6 months ago

      The second episode of Tales from the Borderlands, 'Atlas Mugged', is out today and ready for your playing pleasure. Developed by Telltale Games, also known for The Walking Dead and …

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      Metatheory Podcast Ep. 17 – Niko barely survives PAX East, the implications of delays, and the importance of legs day

      by 6 months ago

        The Gaming Trend crew assembles in large numbers this week - host Sean Lama is joined by Niko DelValle, Eric Van Allen, Kenneth Shepard, and Justin Pauls in the Metatheory …

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        Metatheory Podcast Ep. 16 – Disney, Helldivers, and GDC in one conversation

        by 6 months ago

          This week's episode of the Metatheory podcast includes Sean Lama, Justin Pauls, Eric Van Allen, and Kenneth Shepard as they discuss the viability of VR, which was the focus of …

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          Metatheory Podcast Ep. 16 – streaming live tonight at 7PM PST [Show has ended]

          by 6 months ago

            We're trying something new this week here on the Metatheory Podcast... and it's kind of exciting! For the first time since the show's debut, we're going to stream an episode …

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