Previews

The force is strong with this one — Hands-on with Disney Infinity 3.0

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The excitement of the Disney Infinity series has always come from partnering up some of the most iconic characters to ever grace the big screen. Between Disney’s decade’s worth of …

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Creep farming to-go — Hands-on with Ace of Arenas’ take on mobile MOBA

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Condensing the MOBA experience to the mobile format is no easy undertaking; the genre doesn’t exactly lend itself to short play sessions or the casual “pick-up-and-play” of most mobile games. …

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Water works — The Flame in the Flood hands-on

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Steam's Early Access service is constantly bombarded with roguelike survival games, but The Flame in the Flood from The Molasses Flood gives direction to what is normally an aimless genre. The …

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Hoth revisited — How Star Wars: Battlefront is nailing galactic warfare

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Hoth is to Star Wars: Battlefront as Omaha Beach once was to World War 2 shooters. It is the signature battle, known to everyone and often a perfect set piece …

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Assembling the universe’s finest — Hands-on with Battleborn’s unique blend of MOBA and shooter

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    Battleborn represents a huge step forward for 2K Games. A co-op, character-based shooter with elements drawn from many genres, mediums and ideas, there’s a lot of cogs moving at the …

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    Beauty and combat shine in Miyazaki’s latest adventure — Dark Souls III preview

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    The Dark Souls series has long been a wonder of confusion for people who dislike it, and a trophy of glory for fans. After Bloodborne's release, many were curious what …

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    A little bit basic — Ratchet & Clank preview

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    When I played Insomniac’s reimagining/remake/whatever you’d like to call it of the original Ratchet & Clank, I couldn’t help but be taken back to the feeling of playing and watching …

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    Draft Challenge and gameplay additions shaping up well — Madden NFL 16 preview

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    When it comes to tweaking the Madden series on a yearly basis, fans are always interested to see if EA Tiburon is focusing on new modes or the actual gameplay. …

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    More than meets the eye — Transformers: Devastation hands-on preview

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    When it comes to Transformers games, the quality tends to be mostly hit or miss. There have been some high points in the franchise, but with just as many uninspired cash-ins, …

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    No room for compromises — Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

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    In a time where games often fail to strike a balance between being cinematic and maintaining player agency, Naughty Dog showed me in an extended version of Uncharted 4: A …

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    Do a barrel roll! — Star Fox Zero preview

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    As I soared through the battle-worn skies of Corneria, enemy fighters continued to close in with their lasers directed right at me. I continued to dodge enemy fire, my furry …

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    Not your average bear — Paddington: Adventures in London

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    Movie tie-in titles, especially ones for children’s movies, are almost universally laughably unappealing.  They’re usually either reskins of other games or half-assed attempts at simply retelling a movie’s story.  Paddington, …

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