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Tools of the trade — how Rock Band 4 expands the genre without forcing change

by 2 months ago

The key to Rock Band 4’s brilliance is the way it builds up, rather than changes. Many rhythm games attempt to change the design or alter the tools, in order …

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A skate down memory lane — Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 preview

by 2 months ago

From the first moment I laid eyes on Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5, I could tell that this game is meant as a throwback. Everything about the game screamed nostalgia, …

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Crytek makes the leap into virtual reality — preview of Robinson: The Journey

by 2 months ago

Despite its prevalence across the video game world, I had never played a virtual reality game. That is, until my hands were upon Crytek's newest foray into virtual reality. The …

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Taken for a ride – Destiny: The Taken King preview

by 2 months ago

It wasn't long after setting foot on the dark, dreary moon of Phobos that I began to feel that something wasn’t right. Cabal starships flew overhead, but instead of engaging …

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Persona 4: Dancing All Night – A bit off-beat

by 2 months ago

I expected Persona 4: Dancing All Night to be a lot of things, but the haphazard and random rhythm game I felt like I was playing at E3 this year …

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Platforming with ease and complexity — Mighty No. 9

by 2 months ago

Mighty No. 9 is one of the original Kickstarter darlings, and it looks like we’re finally going to be able to get our hands on it.  I was able to …

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A sword fighting ballet — For Honor hands-on impressions

by 2 months ago

Ubisoft’s For Honor debuted this week and was easily one of the biggest surprise announcements to come out of E3. As a brand new IP with an emphasis on sword …

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The mystery begins to reveal itself — The Division hands-on impressions

by 2 months ago

There have been multiple things revealed during E3 2015, but one of the most overlooked is the actual release date for The Division, March 8th. After years of speculation as …

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Bigger is better – Halo 5: Guardians Warzone preview

by 2 months ago

After what many considered to be an ill-advised departure from classic arena combat in recent Halo games, Halo 5’s beta showed players that the series would be returning to its …

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Co-op across worlds — hands-on impressions of Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition

by 2 months ago

Divinity: Original Sin was a smash hit on PC, coming in the summer gaming drought to revitalize CRPG players with a breath of fresh air. It was really enjoyable, and …

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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands E3 impressions

by 2 months ago

It was Ubisoft’s big surprise for their Press Conference, and it is easily one of the bigger surprises of E3. I’m, of course, talking about Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands. …

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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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