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There’s such a thing as a game that can be played locally with as many as 9 players. Developer 13AM Games is working on Runbow, for none other than Nintendo Wii...

The track list for the upcoming Dragon Age: Inquisition soundtrack has been released on the web. The album, which is scheduled for release on November 18, will have a...

Yakuza Zero: The Place of Oath will release in Japan for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 on March 12, series creator Toshihiro Nagoshi has revealed during a recent...

Recent updates to the European ratings company PEGI suggests that Slender: The Arrival is headed for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U. All three listings were...

Publisher Wizards of the Coast will adjust the premium booster model it has introduced in Magic 2015: Duel of the Planeswalkers. Separately purchased cards will be...

There’s a new blog post on the Evolve site that details player progression systems for the game, ahead of the Big Alpha test that will be held. There are two ways to...

With not too much time left until Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is ready for launch, some details for the multiplayer modes have been leaked. During a stream from user...

In the wake of holiday season, Microsoft has announced price cuts for its latest console and Xbox One bundles. The first bundle is of Sunset Overdrive which will...

Yesterday, an ad was posted online which suggested that Sunset Overdrive might be making its way to PC as well. However, Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra on his twitter account...

On a recent IGN podcast, Microsoft exec Phil Spencer weighed in about their plans with Minecraft. In particular, comments lead to the question if a sequel for the highly...

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343 Industries has revealed four new armor sets for Halo 5: Guardians that can only be unlocked by earning special achievements in Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Once unlocked, these will be available for use in the upcoming...
Ubisoft has released the official PC system specifications for its upcoming open world racing title The Crew and they look pretty doable. The most 'optimal' settings will demand a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 or AMD Radeon 7870 card at...
Sony has announced its upcoming LittleBigPlanet 3 game to be fully backwards compatible with the previous two installments in the franchise. This puts players at ease who will now be able to carry forward not only their save...
Blizzard is inviting everyone to celebrate this year's Halloween by taking part in a special weekend event for Diablo 3. The event will run from Friday, October 31 at 12:00 a.m. PDT to Monday, November 3 at 11:59 p.m. PST; during...
Someone who managed to get hold of an early PlayStation 4 copy of Assassin's Creed: Unity has uploaded screenshots to the web, and they spell anything but next-gen. Whereas Ubisoft was pretty excited about their new installment...
PlayStation 4 owners are reporting that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has a region lock on the console's Share Play feature. The feature was just recently enabled for the PlayStation 4 via an update and allows players to stream...
Belgian developer Grin released a demo on Steam for their upcoming game, Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries. It has three snippets of levels that were originally made for Gamescom 2014. You may also have seen the game pass by during the...
Developer Logic Artists has launched Clandestine on Steam through Early Access. It’s available now for €26.99. Clandestine is up the alley of traditional stealth action fans, where sneaking around undetected is of vital...
Ubisoft has revealed that its open world action game, Watch Dogs has sold more than 9 million copies in just five months of its release. It is an incredible achievement for a new IP as new franchises are not welcomed by most of the...
Nintendo has a pleasant surprise for all Super Smash Bros. Wii U fans in Europe. The game has received a new release date and will be launched in November instead of December. We all are used to seeing our favorite games being...
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Tower defense is a genre that’s as static in its game design as it is in its innovative states; both are pretty much deadlocked at this point. Yet, games like Fat Chicken, currently on Steam through Early Access, try to use...
A good way to hide how challenging a game is, is to make it a cute adventure like in Cosmochoria. While its children’s book visuals and wavy arcade tunes may make it seem like a breeze, planting trees in the dead, dark void of...
  Gaming is a part of the tastes that someone who identifies as a nerd. That collides with many other worlds, such as movies, shows, comics and more media that’s targeted to this audience. Point and click adventure...
Saying the words “Road Rash,” in that order, will likely bring back a flood of arcade racing memories to a lot of raging gamers. Road Redemption may not be doing exactly the same for the bike-driving, pipe-wielding maniac, but it...
Despite some sizable delays, Mario Golf: World Tour is coming to Nintendo 3DS soon. Did the game use this time wisely to go all out? There’s no way of telling, as this arcade sports title looks just as capable as it always...
Football fans are getting blessed this year with a double dose, since the oddly named 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is preparing for launch the same way its fans are getting ready for the real deal in June. It will extensively allow...
Many shooters try to be that “Call of Duty killer” they already know they can’t be. Therefore, part of the strength of Titanfall isn’t trying to beat the formula their creators once thought up, but rather that it’s changing...
In an attempt to go with the times, publisher Namco Bandai is taking several of their big franchises to the free-to-play model, with the Ace Combat Infinity Beta as its next transition. Once popular as an aerial combat series, this...
The time that we have been waiting for is finally upon us. The eighth generation of gaming consoles is about to kick off and so is the next phase of the much heated rivalry between Microsoft and Sony. With the release of brand new...
After first seeing footage of Ryse: Son of Rome at E3 earlier this year, I wasn't sure how I would rate this Xbox One exclusive title. The gameplay we were shown was rife with quick time events and cinematic moments that seemed...
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Run and gun genres can be entertaining, but they’re also hard to innovate at times, even when action’s a-flying. Super Time Force Ultra tries, well retries, to put the boot to the standard running to one side and blasting everything...

 
Debuting in 2008, Street Fighter 4 was not only a worthy sequel to the franchise but also single-handedly brought the fighting game genre back from the dead The game has enjoyed six years of relevance and prosperity as well as four...

 
After a delay that lasted half a year, the game that stole the show at E3 2012 has finally graced us with its presence. With its E3 reveal, Watch Dogs promised a revolutionary open world gaming experience that not only featured...

 
Over the last decade, modern gaming landscape has been going through a particular drought in adventure games, however in recent years there has been trickle of adventure titles that have managed to come out, one such game is Memento Mori...

 
Finally, the series that essentially birthed the genre of first-person shooters has returned from a five year coma and has presented Wolfenstein: The New Order as the next gen version of the grandfather of first-person shooters. The...

 
What makes a video game is an abstract concept, as it’s hard to pin down, which is something Ether One tries to juggle with. It’s both a free, explorative world as it can be a puzzle adventure, forcing as little as possible on its...

 
A re-release like Scourge: Outbreak, which stems from the old Scourge Project series, is a perfect study in seeing a dated concept pass its prime. Once attached on the lingering coattails of the Gears of War series, this template for...

 
Since the early years of PS3, Infamous has been the representative of the PlayStation exclusives lineup in the open world action genre. Now the franchise makes its return as the second AAA exclusive title on the adolescent next-gen...

 
Nintendo is a company built on a select few genres that they’ve refined to an art form, which is partially why Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is the way it is. Big budget platform games are at their best within this stable and it...

 
While there are some who would immediately cringe at the thought of a Dungeon Keeper remake on mobile devices, due to prejudice, there are times when this skepticism is warranted. In this case, Electronic Arts (EA) ensures that progress...
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So, Bayonetta 2 review day has come around and while we were expecting the many great scores it’s receiving, so too is the criticism revolving around a certain aspect of the game predictable: Sex. Of course, as with every review...

 
Technicolour Rain; we talked about the top-down shooter before, when the demo for it released. We already addressed back then how it felt vastly similar to Hotline Miami. Playing the demo again, however, made that feeling grow to such an...
With only three more days to go on the clock, developer West Games has breached its $50,000 goal for Areal, a game inspired by the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. shooter series. That in itself isn’t too surprising news, as that latter example is a...
Microsoft is planning to lay off around 18,000 employees! As a part of the Microsoft job cuts process, the Xbox TV i.e. the Xbox Entertainment Studios are being shut down completely. Phil Spencer, the head of Xbox has confirmed that...
One of the most tumultuous periods for PC Gamers, the Steam Summer Sale, is finally at an end and the storefront now looks eerily sad and deserted. For several days, activity was at an unprecedented high. This time, there were...
It sounds like we just did this, but Steam Greenlight approved yet another 75 titles for eventual release this week. It comes with several platform titles, the obligatory arena game, more survival sandboxes than you’d ever play and...
It’s once more time to bring out the healing ointment for our collective wallets, as we keep abusing them for the Steam Summer Sale. Each day, Valve’s digital storefront puts up nine big titles at an equally sizable discount, along...
There are still hundreds of games on Steam Greenlight, despite the store dropping tons of releases lately, but with this list of 75 more approved titles, at least the list is shorter now. Still, now you’ll have a giant amount of...
It's not even easy to jot down a top ten list of games that we loved in 2013; so you can imagine how difficult it is to declare the best one. With genres like RPGs to turn-based, platformers to action-adventure, racing to RTS; 2013...
Action-adventure is one genre that doesn't get stale over time. Instead, it keeps on getting better with each day passing. 2013 witnessed some of the greatest action games ever created! Games like Grand Theft Auto V and Assassin's...
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Recently, developer Pocketwatch Games announced that their release, Monaco: What’s Yours Is Mine, managed to clear a milestone of a million units sold. Their latest project, LEADtoFIRE, started but five months ago. We had a...
You may not have heard about Contrast yet, but trust me, you will. It’s already found some cozy spotlight as the Best Indie of E3 in IGN and the E3 game of choice of several other publications. You could probably call it artsy,...
Jeff Henshaw from Microsoft's engineering team brought me and several other journalists into a room to look at three internal prototypes that were not for distribution. Henshaw introduces us to Frank, “a science geek,” who...
I had the privilege of meeting Katsuhiro Harada, the series director in charge of Namco Bandai’s free-to-play titles, and Michael Murray, the senior game designer of Tekken Revolution, also acting as translator. Together they...
Digital Extremes' free-to-play cooperative shooter WarFrame finds you in the midst of war with the Grineer and Corpus. Waking up from centuries of cryosleep, it's up to you (a tenno) to use your advanced technologies in turning the...
Rod Fergusson, the former Gears of War producer who joined Irrational Games to help wrap up BioShock Infinite, is currently in the process of leaving the company, Fergusson confirmed to gaming site, Polygon today. Fergusson says...
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  • April 9, 2013

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Path of Exile literally exploded on to the web since it went open beta on January 23 this year. The online action-rpg had managed to evade my radar last year and it was only now that a couple of friends referred me to some of its...
A recent interview conducted with Maxis’ Lucy Bradshaw by VentureBeat reveals the reasons behind the immensely bungled up launch of SimCity. It appears that EA Games and Maxis had severely underestimated the potential popularity of...
You may have caught the interview yesterday with Maxis’ General Manager Lucy Bradshaw and her amazing ability to dodge questions.  Well today, Ms. Bradshaw took to EA’s blog to finally answer the question of why the game must...
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  • March 16, 2013

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It seems that Santa Monica Studios has clarified its involvement with development of ‘The Last Guardian’ by completely distancing itself from the game. According to Tim Moss, director of technology: I'm never really sure how...
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