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Hands on with Roguelike Card Game Hand of Fate

by 6 days ago

Calling any kind of card/deck-management game a "roguelike" seems like a marketing move destined for parody. Yes, I know - there's a randomization element (it's called "shuffling"), which leads right …

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Taking Battlefield Hardline’s new Hotwire mode for a ride

by 1 week ago

Electronic Arts debuted its new game mode Hotwire for the upcoming Battlefield Hardline, in demo form, at last weekend's Playstation Experience. A strange mix of vehicular combat and traditional Battlefield …

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A few rounds with Mortal Kombat X at PSX

by 2 weeks ago

At last weekend's Playstation Experience, I got the chance to play a few matches of a new installment in a classic franchise, Mortal Kombat X. Featuring a bevy of new …

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Hands-on with a few waves of Dungeon Defenders 2 on PS4

by 2 weeks ago

Dungeon Defenders 2 was on showcase at Sony's Playstation Experience, and we got a chance to play through one of the game's levels and talk a bit with the devs. …

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First impressions of Loadout’s console debut at PSX

by 2 weeks ago

Loadout, a third-person shooter with a quirky sense of humor and billions of customization options, has already made a splash on PC. Developer Edge of Reality, however, doesn't seem content …

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Hands-on with Chroma Squad, the Power Rangers sim-RPG

by 2 weeks ago

Some games have you save the world. Some have you rescue the princess, or journey to a foreign land. But how many let you take over a studio and produce …

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Monkeyin’ around with Jungle Rumble, a new rhythm-puzzler for Vita

by 2 weeks ago

Jungle Rumble, the new Vita title from Disco Pixel, is a fascinating hybrid of puzzle and rhythm, mixed with a perfect amount of cartoon monkey antic. You take command of …

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Hands-on with Lost Orbit, a breakneck-speed space adventure

by 2 weeks ago

PixelNAUTS, an indie Canadian developer behind the environments in 2013's Contrast, were at the Playstation Experience with their new space-based speeder, Lost Orbit. I got a chance to check it …

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First impressions of the sketched-up new shooter Drawn to Death

by 2 weeks ago

One of the big announcements at the Playstation Experience was David Jaffe's newest game, a multiplayer third-person arena shooter called Drawn to Death. Featuring a variety of colorful characters and …

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Amplitude Impressions — Harmonix brings new life to a classic

by 2 weeks ago

Amplitude can be considered a cult classic among rhythm fans, a crazy game involving shooting down notes and gems to clear tracks of music and slowly piece together a song …

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Tearaway: Unfolded – Reconnecting With an Old Friend

by 2 weeks ago

I adore Tearaway. When the game originally came out on Vita, I played it out of curiosity and so I could have something on my criminally underused handheld, but after …

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Hands-on: Salt and Sanctuary is the best of many worlds

by 2 weeks ago

Salt and Sanctuary, a PS4 and Vita title from the two-person powerhouse Ska Studios, will be hitting 2015 like a storm. From the same indie masterminds that brought us the …

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