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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor puts you on the front line of the battlefield

by 1 day ago

Shadow of Mordor is ambitious, it's trying to be a lot of things at one time, and, based on my short hands-on with the game at PAX Prime this weekend, …

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Destiny Beta – What works, what doesn’t, and why it may be the best shooter yet

by 1 month ago

Destiny. It won our Best Shooter of E3 2014 against very stiff competition. It’s been a heavy topic of conversation in several of our Weekend Lineups, and it has been …

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Tales from the Borderlands brings Borderlands mechanics to Telltale’s familiar format

by 2 months ago

Before E3, I hadn't been following Tales from the Borderlands, Telltale's (of The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us fame) entry in the Borderlands series very closely.  I wasn't …

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Welcome to Nexus: First Impressions of WildStar

by 2 months ago

WildStar seems to have a bit of an identity crisis at the moment. So far the game feels like a very solid MMO that is extremely well polished, although WildStar …

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Playing the 2014 Spiel des Jahres nominees

by 2 months ago

Hobbyist gamers all over the world owe the Germans a great debt. Our Teutonic friends are largely responsible for the thriving board game hobby we enjoy today. Not only do …

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Razer’s Junglecat iPhone controller is incredible

by 3 months ago

There are a LOT of options on the market to bring controller options to the cell phone market. Well, Razer has a device they are calling Junglecat that aims to …

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Clementine is transforming right before our eyes – The Walking Dead: Season Two continues

by 3 months ago

Season Two of TellTale’s The Walking Dead is shaping up to be quite the excellent package of narrative delight. The game is more visually appealing than the first season, and …

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Project Spark Beta impressions: some assembly required.

by 4 months ago

E3 2013 was a rough time for Microsoft, and while currently bridging the gap between themselves and indie game developers, 2013’s announced Project Spark seemed to stand as a bastion …

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Phineas and Agent P hit Disney Infinity on April 1st

by 5 months ago

    I have no idea who Phineas and Ferb are. Ok, scratch that -- I know who Phineas and Ferb are, but I have no clue what the show is even …

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    Extrasolar is Your Chance to Explore a Distant World

    by 5 months ago

    Millions of people have childhood dreams of being an astronaut; for most, seeing Gravity or playing Mass Effect is the closest they’ll ever get to space exploration. I, on the …

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    The Wolf Among Us Episode 2 is all Smoke & Mirrors

    by 6 months ago

    The revelation at the conclusion of episode one has Bigby Wolf reeling. Smoke & Mirrors opens with the player-controlled protagonist sitting in an interrogation room, filled with contempt for his …

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    Waiting for infinity: Ace Combat Infinity beta first impressions

    by 7 months ago

    Ace Combat is one of the few franchises of which I am hopelessly (and perhaps worrisomely) loyal toward. I ask for close to nothing for this series to keep me …

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