Previews

Main status — Battleborn preview

by 6 months ago

While much of Gearbox’s marketing of Battleborn has gone into showcasing the shooter's expansive roster of distinct playable characters, in the several hours I was recently able to sit down …

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Plan your attack – Epsilon preview

by 7 months ago

The idea of a squad of highly trained operatives infiltrating a locale with unknown numbers of terrorists warms the cockles of my heart. Perhaps it has to do with all …

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Purging the Skaven plague in Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

by 7 months ago

Take the Left 4 Dead series, throw the whole thing into the Warhammer universe and replace all the zombies with angry, evil rat-people. Top the whole thing off with a …

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“Never tell me the odds” — hands-on with the Star Wars Battlefront beta

by 7 months ago

Defeat was imminent. Despite my team’s best efforts, Imperial troops had continued to push forward. The snowy battlefields of Hoth had been littered with destroyed vehicles and defeated soldiers, but …

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Hands-on with WWE 2K16’s MyCareer mode

by 7 months ago

WWE 2K15 had a lot of issues. The game did not die based on one failure, but a host of failures coming together to make one disappointing installment in a …

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Hands on with Leap of Fate

by 8 months ago

The roguelike category on Steam continues to expand at quite a clip, with developers finding more and more ways to innovate and experiment with the whole 'dynamic content and permadeath' routine. Leap …

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Golden age of rock: Guitar Hero Live preview

by 8 months ago

This past week I was invited to go and play FreeStyle Games’ new installment of the Guitar Hero franchise. The studio behind the DJ Hero series is bringing back Guitar …

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The Fast and the Furry-ous: Taking a ride with Skylanders Superchargers

by 8 months ago

It’s been four years since Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure shook up the industry with it’s trailblazing toy-based gameplay, enticing a new generation of young gamers and inspiring everyone from Disney, Lego, …

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

by 9 months 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 10 months 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 10 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 10 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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