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Presentation and nostalgia rule in WWE 2K16 — WWE 2K16 preview

by 1 week ago

The aura of being in the shoes of a Superstar is something many WWE fans dream of throughout their many hours of consuming wrestling. For years, 2K's WWE franchise (formerly …

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Laid-back larceny- Crookz preview

by 1 month ago

There are plenty of games that include heists. Payday, Watch Dogs, and your pick of GTA’s are immediate and obvious examples. But all of these titles envision a very particular …

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Deep dive with Masters of Orion

by 2 months ago

When people think of 4X games, there is one game that pretty much defined it -- Masters of Orion. Much of what we see in modern 4X games have their …

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A roadtrip of resources — hands-on with Skyshine’s Bedlam

by 2 months ago

In the distant future, the world that we knew is in ruin. Overpopulation has caused a strain on resources, and civilization has crumbled. As one of the last remaining colonies, …

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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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Towers, tactics and traitors — hands-on with Lost Dimension’s inventive take on SRPGs

by 2 months ago

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and even in war, great enemies can create strange bedfellows. This is the motivation that drives Lost Dimension, Atlus’ new RPG about spec ops …

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Drawing your own conclusions — Hands-on with Guild of Dungeoneering

by 2 months ago

Guild of Dungeoneering is one of those games that is so simple in its presentation that it feels incredibly approachable. Employing a unique concept, easy pick-up-and-play controls, and an awesome …

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All ghillied up — hands-on with Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3’s effective approach to realistic sniping

by 2 months ago

    You’ve been sitting in this blind for days.  You try to ignore whatever the hell just crawled up your leg, and you are thankful you’ve sealed off your boots with …

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    Sword Coast Legends makes being a DM simple and fun

    by 2 months ago

    At E3 you take a lot of appointments. In fact, across three days we ended up taking nearly 70 of them between the eight of us. The best part about …

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    A whole new world — my first demo with the Oculus Rift CV1

    by 2 months ago

    While waiting for my appointment to demo the Oculus Rift, I struck up a conversation with two guys nearby. They happened to be independent developers focusing on creating VR titles; …

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    Friends throwing friends — hands-on with couch bro-op Super Dungeon Bros

    by 2 months ago

    One of my favorite parts of any co-op game is finding ways to impede, hinder, or mess with the people I’m supposed to be working with. It should be no …

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    Jurassic Ark — Hands-on with Ark: Survival Evolved

    by 2 months ago

    Games with dinosaurs can often be a difficult thing to develop. With some dinosaurs that tower over a human player, finding game mechanics that feel balanced can be hard to …

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