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Draft Challenge and gameplay additions shaping up well — Madden NFL 16 preview

by 2 months ago

When it comes to tweaking the Madden series on a yearly basis, fans are always interested to see if EA Tiburon is focusing on new modes or the actual gameplay. …

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More than meets the eye — Transformers: Devastation hands-on preview

by 3 months ago

When it comes to Transformers games, the quality tends to be mostly hit or miss. There have been some high points in the franchise, but with just as many uninspired cash-ins, …

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No room for compromises — Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

by 3 months ago

In a time where games often fail to strike a balance between being cinematic and maintaining player agency, Naughty Dog showed me in an extended version of Uncharted 4: A …

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Do a barrel roll! — Star Fox Zero preview

by 3 months ago

As I soared through the battle-worn skies of Corneria, enemy fighters continued to close in with their lasers directed right at me. I continued to dodge enemy fire, my furry …

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Not your average bear — Paddington: Adventures in London

by 3 months ago

Movie tie-in titles, especially ones for children’s movies, are almost universally laughably unappealing.  They’re usually either reskins of other games or half-assed attempts at simply retelling a movie’s story.  Paddington, …

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Woman vs. machine — Horizon Zero Dawn

by 3 months ago

What I saw of Horizon Zero Dawn at E3 this year made me feel a sense of desperation that the grittiest of survival games have never managed to create within …

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No pulling punches — The sweet science behind Street Fighter V’s new modes and characters

by 3 months ago

The big daddy of fighting games is back, and for the first time in almost a decade, we’re getting a completely new Street Fighter in Street Fighter V. This is …

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Expanding your vocabulary — Typoman’s unique approach to grammatical platforming

by 3 months ago

A wise man once said, “The pen is mightier than the sword.” Words can topple regimes and enrapture millions, and in Typoman, words are everything. I got to demo the …

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Kosmos @ Origins Game Fair 2015

by 3 months ago

Kosmos has been publishing games for a long time, but you might not recognize them.  Most of their games have been published in Europe under their name, most of their …

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Finely threaded — Yoshi’s Woolly World preview

by 3 months ago

Let’s just get this out of the way right now: Yoshi’s Woolly World is one of the most adorable games ever made. Taking a nod from Kirby’s Epic Yarn, the …

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Gaming Trend Podcast: The big E3 roundtable

by 3 months ago

    There comes a time once a year when the Gaming Trend staff is able to meet up, and it's on the biggest week of the year for the games industry. …

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    Slowly but surely — NBA Live 16 preview

    by 3 months ago

    NBA Live has been a series struggling to find an identity since its resurrection a few years back. The past two iterations of the series have been a total mess, …

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