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We experience the magic of rain

by 7 months ago

Back at gamescom 2012 we saw something interesting, but only for a moment.  Like the subject matter, it appeared only for a short video demo and then faded like its …

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Potential abound! — Darkout Preview

by 7 months ago

The survivalist based genre is one that has become very popular as of late. That popularity is attributed mainly to the explosion of love for games like Minecraft and on …

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Windows sees its first motion fitness title in BeatBoxer+

by 8 months ago

Motion control sometimes gets pushed into games where it doesn't belong, but if there's one place that gaming without a controller has been a success, it's the dance/fitness genre. We've …

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Gandalf, quit feeding! Guardians of Middle-earth is bringing more MOBA action to the PC

by 8 months ago

Guardians of Middle-earth, the MOBA set in the incredibly popular good-versus-evil world of Tolkien, will soon be launching on the PC - and those of you who are curious about just …

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Live from the Call of Duty: Ghosts reveal

by 8 months ago

Today's reveal of Call of Duty: Ghosts' multiplayer was announced two weeks ago, and fans of the franchise everywhere have been waiting for this day ever since. While press gathered …

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Live by the sword, die by the sword – Hands-on with Shadow Warrior

by 8 months ago

If you were playing first-person shooters on your PC back in 1997, you may remember Shadow Warrior from 3D Realms. While it deserves credit for introducing room-over-room maps, ladders, and …

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“For thy three thousand ducats here is six!” – A sneak peek at Rise of Venice

by 8 months ago

Getting to talk at length with the developer of a game is a wonderful thing. Rise of Venice, an impressive new offering from Kalypso Media, lends itself extremely well to …

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I love the smell of great games in the morning… Air Conflicts: Vietnam Preview

by 8 months ago

San Francisco. 07/30/13. 2:00 pm. After a long flight from New York, which I mostly spent reading Stephen King’s “It” and watching downloaded episodes of HBO’s “24/7 Road to the Winter …

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An introductory look at Mercenary Kings

by 9 months ago

  Nostalgia is a huge part of the gaming community.  With rapidly changing technologies and new parameters for what is possible, there is always a group of people who resist …

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Sifting the Sands of Time — Memoria Preview

by 9 months ago

A consequence of the rise of digital distribution has been the resurgence of long-dead genres of games.  We’re seeing it all over -- Star Citizen is reviving the long-dead space …

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Rocksmith 2014 puts callus on our fingers again

by 9 months ago

As a percussionist, I have never had a big desire to pick up the bass or guitar.  My father-in-law plays both, so at family gatherings I spend my time behind …

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MMO racing takes a turn for the better: enter The Crew!

by 9 months ago

  "Next-gen" implies several things, one that it is only available on the newest consoles being released. This is often where next-gen definition ends - historically new consoles have games …

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