Previews

My axe is bigger than yours – an early look at Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

by 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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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    The force is strong with this one — Hands-on with Disney Infinity 3.0

    by 10 months ago

    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

    by 10 months ago

    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

    by 11 months ago

    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

    by 11 months ago

    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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