Impressions

Rail Gun Kickstarter Preview

by 6 months ago

From the SuperScope on the NES to the Sniper Scope rifle on the original Xbox and PS2, we've flirted with the idea of using guns as peripherals for our first-person …

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Explosions, grapple hooks, and happiness – Early Just Cause 3 impressions

by 7 months ago

Explosions are a beautiful thing. No company has proven that more than Avalanche Studios, developers of titles such as Mad Max and the frantic third-person action series Just Cause. Their …

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Old Hat — Dragon Age: Magekiller impressions

by 7 months ago

For as much rich lore and cultures that the Dragon Age series boasts, you’d think at this point we’d have more stories to tell that don’t involve the world of …

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Assassin’s Creed – the comic series

by 8 months ago

In tandem with the release of Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, Titan Comics has embarked on a new soft-cover comic series set in the well-worn conflict between the Knights Templar and the …

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Tricks and Treats – Minecraft get Halloween goodies for a price

by 8 months ago

There are a staggering amount of low-res, randomly generated game worlds that get played out there, more than I care to imagine. At last count of all platforms, the combined …

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Distance is what happens when Mario Kart and Tron have a one night stand

by 9 months ago

It's got daddy's looks and mommy's attitude. I’ve never been a huge fan of racing games that take place in realistic environments, such as modern cities or real-world race tracks. I …

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Hob replaces the action of Torchlight with adventure and intrigue

by 9 months ago

After two excellent action-RPGs, developer Runic Games is ready to make something different. It’s a game they say takes inspiration from the likes of Zelda, Ico, and Journey. After playing …

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Ghost party — early impressions of ghoulish party-shooter Extreme Exorcism

by 10 months ago

“Don’t stop moving.” Those three words are how Mike Christatos, president of Golden Ruby Games, summed up their new game to me, and in my time spent running from apparitions …

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Call of Duty Black Ops III beta impressions

by 10 months ago

Many await this holiday season for the same reason as the past few years: a new Call of Duty. This time the crew behind the wildly successful Black Ops series …

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Tales from the Borderlands: “Escape Plan Bravo” — Retroactive futility

by 10 months ago

[UPDATE: After discussing the latest episode of Tales from the Borderlands, we were made aware that “Escape Plan Bravo” actually contains an ending separate to the one we got when …

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Life is Strange Episode Four “Dark Room” impressions

by 11 months ago

Note: We try to keep these impressions as spoiler-free as possible, but due to the events in episode three of Life is Strange, there will be mild spoilers for anyone …

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Game of Thrones: “A Nest of Vipers” – A tale of two sons

by 11 months ago

[The following is part five of our ongoing impressions of Game of Thrones. Check out our thoughts on episode four, “Sons of Winter,” here] For as much as Game of …

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