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Watch Dogs Season Pass Detailed, Add-On Campaign Coming Post-Launch

by David Sanchez on April 11, 2014 @ 1:36 pm

Upcoming spy-and-hack title Watch Dogs is set to receive the season pass treatment when it launches next month. The listing for the downloadable pass is now up for pre-order on GameStop (Thanks, Joystiq!), where you can purchase it for $19.99. […]

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Goes Back a Few Years to Shoot and Loot … on the Moon!

by David Sanchez on April 11, 2014 @ 11:17 am

Earlier this week, 2K Games announced that Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel would be coming to the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC this fall. For fans of the series, that means yet another round of shooting and looting tomfoolery. The game […]

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The Evil Within PAX East Trailer Is Terrifyingly Surreal

by David Sanchez on April 11, 2014 @ 9:37 am

The upcoming Bethesda-published survival horror game from Shinji Mikami and developer Tango Gameworks recently got a new trailer in time for PAX East. As expected, it’s quite horrific and super creepy. More than anything, though, it’s incredibly surreal. The whole […]

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Frog Fractions 2 Kickstarter Stretch Goal Aims to Buy Oculus from Facebook for $2 Billion

by David Sanchez on March 27, 2014 @ 5:46 pm

Following the major news that Facebook had bought out Oculus, we’ve now learned of the first entity that intends on buying the VR headset developer back. The company in question is none other than one-man indie outfit Twinbeard Studios. Run […]

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Luftrausers Review: Sweet, Glorious Death from Above

by David Sanchez on March 20, 2014 @ 12:08 pm

Imagine you’re piloting an air fighter above the ocean. You sense you’re going to die out there amidst the clouds, and that thought becomes a reality the moment you spot an enemy fighter. Things only get more intense when you […]

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Aztez Bringing Brawling and Strategy Together on Xbox One, PS4, PS Vita, Wii U and PC

by David Sanchez on March 18, 2014 @ 10:56 am

The two-man studio at Team Colorblind is currently toiling away on a brand new game for (inhale) the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Vita, Wii U, PC, Mac, and Linux (exhale). Titled Aztez, the game features a combination of fast-paced beat […]

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Costume Quest 2 Goes on the Hunt for Even More Candy on Consoles, PC

by David Sanchez on March 13, 2014 @ 5:35 pm

As someone who fell in love with the original Costume Quest, it brings me great joy to report that publisher Midnight City has announced the return of the series with Costume Quest 2. Double Fine is bringing back the first […]

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Ubisoft Montreal Explains Watch Dogs Delay

by David Sanchez on March 11, 2014 @ 2:20 pm

Following an unexpected delay, Ubisoft’s latest franchise Watch Dogs is now set to debut on May 27. Speaking on the Ubisoft blog, Senior Producer Dominic Guay explained exactly what the reason was for pushing the debut game back. As it turns […]

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Out Now: Dark Souls II and Titanfall

by David Sanchez on March 11, 2014 @ 12:25 pm

Two of 2014′s biggest releases have dropped today. The first is the much awaited sequel to From Software’s popular action-RPG series. Dark Souls II arrives on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, ready to brutalize you and send fear into […]

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Galak-Z to Blast Its Way Through Space on PS Vita

by David Sanchez on March 10, 2014 @ 10:02 am

Having previously been confirmed for the PlayStation 4 and PC, space shooter Galak-Z will now also make its way to the Vita. Developer 17-Bit made the official announcement on the PlayStation Blog. The studio expressed its adulation of both Spelunky […]

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MGS V: The Phantom Pain on PC Is Something Kojima ‘Would Like to Do’

by David Sanchez on March 6, 2014 @ 10:04 am

If you’re looking forward to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain on the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, or PlayStation 3, you’re set. The game’s been long confirmed for those platforms, so there’s no worrying for those particularly […]

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Watch Dogs Gets May Launch Date

by David Sanchez on March 6, 2014 @ 6:48 am

Following leaked info surrounding the launch for Watch Dogs courtesy of GAME (Man, those guys are getting into the habit of doing that, eh?), Ubisoft has made it official by confirming the rumored May 27 release date. A post on […]

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Respawn Co-Founder Confirms Titanfall Season Pass, No Microtransactions

by David Sanchez on March 5, 2014 @ 11:36 am

Well, it looks like Titanfall will indeed get the season pass treatment. Speaking on GameSpot’s The Lobby, Respawn Entertainment Co-Founder Vince Zampella confirmed the news. We all know how we feel about season passes at this point (some like them, […]

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Path of Exile: Sacrifice of the Vaal Expansion Out Now to Unleash Wicked Demonry

by David Sanchez on March 5, 2014 @ 10:07 am

Grinding Gear Games’ free-to-play action-RPG Path of Exile is getting a major expansion today. Sacrifice of the Vaal adds 60 new boss enounters, more skills, upgrade orbs, and two new leagues. It also boasts new PvP modes for players who […]

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Rocksteady Developing Batman: Arkham Knight, Due Out This October on Xbox One, PS4, PC

by David Sanchez on March 4, 2014 @ 10:39 pm

The fourth entry in the Arkham series of Batman games is coming. Batman: Arkham Knight is scheduled to launch for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on October 14. Now, if you were bummed out by Batman: Arkham Origins […]

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Luftrausers PS3, PS Vita, PC Launch Date Announced, Mac and Linux Added

by David Sanchez on March 3, 2014 @ 12:07 pm

Publisher Devolver Digital took to Twitter earlier today to announce that the upcoming arcade shooter Luftrausers would hit the PlayStation 3, Vita, PC, Mac, and Linux simultaneously. Developed by Vlambeer, Luftrausers sports a slick, stylish look and crazy shooting action. […]

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Resident Evil 4 Takes a Chainsaw to Steam with Ultimate HD Edition

by David Sanchez on February 28, 2014 @ 9:04 am

The iconic and wildly successful Resident Evil 4 has arrived on Steam. This latest version, dubbed Ultimate HD Edition, runs at a smooth 60 frames per second, includes all of the content from past versions, and boasts exclusive Steam features. […]

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Papers, Please Dev Would Like to Do a PS Vita Version, Not Sure How to Approach It

by David Sanchez on February 25, 2014 @ 8:31 pm

Papers, Please creator Lucas Pope has expressed interest in releasing a Vita port of his riveting, artful title. Speaking to VG247, Pope stated that he’s torn between developing the port himself and having the project handled by another developer. Thus […]

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Daylight PS4, PC Release Date Revealed, Will Include Twitch Features

by David Sanchez on February 23, 2014 @ 5:57 pm

After previously sharing that survival horror game Daylight would hit the PlayStation 4 and PC in April, developer Zombie Studios has announced an official launch date. Speaking to Joystiq, Studio Director Jared Gerritzen confirmed that the procedurally generated game would […]

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Double Dragon: Neon Review: Mullets and High Fives All Day Long

by David Sanchez on February 20, 2014 @ 7:01 am

Double Dragon: Neon originally launched on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network in 2012. The game wasn’t perfect, nor was it for everyone. That said, it effortlessly captured the spirit of the ’80s and offered mind-gushingly joyous beat ‘em up […]

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Strider Flips and Slices onto XBLA, PSN, PC

by David Sanchez on February 19, 2014 @ 6:33 pm

The highly anticipated return of Strider comes to full fruition today as the latest game in the series is now available across most major digital platforms. The aptly named Strider launched yesterday on the PlayStation Network, and it was made […]

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Ikaruga Blasts Its Way to Steam, Out Now

by David Sanchez on February 19, 2014 @ 10:58 am

If you’ve been itching for the polarity-based action of Ikaruga on Steam, you’ll be glad to know that the game finally landed on Valve’s digital download platform. This version includes Xbox 360 controller support, as well as a vertical scrolling […]

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Killer Is Dead Brings Debauchery and Assassination to PC

by David Sanchez on February 18, 2014 @ 7:31 pm

Having originally launched for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 last year, Killer Is Dead will soon be hitting the PC. A press release sent out by Deep Silver announced that the game will arrive to the platform in North […]

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Indie Sequel La-Mulana 2 Reaches Kickstarter Goal

by David Sanchez on February 18, 2014 @ 6:56 pm

Much to the joy of many an indie gaming fan, La-Mulana 2 has been funded on Kickstarter. The game just recently hit its $200,000 goal on the crowdfunding site with five days left for its campaign to rack up some […]

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Horror Game Daylight Enters the Darkness on PS4, PC in April

by David Sanchez on February 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm

A new horror game is on the horizon, hopefully primed to scare the crap out of those who dare play it. As indicated in a video feature on IGN, Daylight from developer Zombie Studios will hit the PlayStation 4 and […]

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Ikaruga Shifts and Shoots Its Way to Steam on Feb. 18

by David Sanchez on February 13, 2014 @ 6:36 am

Iconic shooter Ikaruga will finally be making its way to the PC via Steam beginning next week. The game is set to launch on February 18, though pricing details have yet to be disclosed to the public. Originally a pocket […]

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Titanfall Beta Sign-ups Now Live

by Justin B. on February 11, 2014 @ 6:46 pm

Respawn Entertainment has just unveiled the beta sign-ups for one of this year’s most anticipated games,  Titanfall. All you have to do is visit their beta page and sign-up for either the PC or Xbox One beta. If you choose […]

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Double Dragon: Neon Now Brawling in a Dark Alley on Steam

by David Sanchez on February 6, 2014 @ 8:53 am

After originally launching on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network in 2012, Double Dragon: Neon has now brought its loud, blatant ’80s flair to Steam. That means if you skipped all of the crazy beat ‘em up, air guitar, fire […]

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There’s a New Pac-Man Compilation This Month, Because of Course There Is

by David Sanchez on February 4, 2014 @ 1:04 pm

If you’re a Pac-Man fanatic, you’ll be glad to know that Namco Bandai will be releasing a new compilation later this month. Titled Pac-Man Museum, the set will include the following titles: Pac-Man Super Pac-Man Pac-Land Pac & Pal Pac-Mania […]

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Hotline Miami 2 Making Calls, Killing Dudes Q3 2014

by David Sanchez on January 29, 2014 @ 11:51 am

We still don’t have an exact release date for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number, but at the very least, we know the game is coming sometime in Q3 2014. The announcement was made yesterday via the game’s official Twitter account, […]

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Titanfall DLC Confirmed, Will Change Based on Community

by David Sanchez on January 29, 2014 @ 10:49 am

It should come as a surprise to absolutely no one that Titanfall will receive post-launch DLC. That said, the way EA and developer Respawn Entertainment will approach DLC is certainly worth noting. As indicated on Joystiq, EA head Andrew Wilson […]

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch Launching Jan. 30 on PC, Mac, Linux

by David Sanchez on January 16, 2014 @ 7:49 pm

A new trailer for Octodad: Dadliest Catch has hit YouTube. Aside from seeing some of the joyously goofy and weirdly dramatic gameplay and story bits, we also got a release date. Dadliest Catch will be available for PC, Mac, and […]

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Tactical FPS Insurgency Launches Next Week

by David Sanchez on January 14, 2014 @ 7:36 pm

Insurgency has been a part of Steam’s Early Access program for a few months now, and in that time, developer New World Interactive has continued to tweak the game to suit players’ wishes. The full release is scheduled for January […]

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Nidhogg Launches on Steam Today at 20 Percent Off

by David Sanchez on January 13, 2014 @ 12:55 pm

Designer Mark Essen’s two-player dueling game Nidhogg has officially landed. The game hit Steam this morning, promising good old-fashioned local competitive multiplayer in addition to some single player modes, leaderboards, and eight-player tournament mode. This is the kind of game […]

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WWE Network Coming to Xbox One, 360, PS4, PS3

by David Sanchez on January 9, 2014 @ 8:51 pm

When you think about CES, professional wrestling doesn’t really come to mind. That changed this year when WWE made a huge announcement during the show. The company revealed that its WWE Network, which had first been announced back in 2011 […]

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Mirror’s Edge 2 Won’t Be Penned by Rhianna Pratchett

by David Sanchez on January 8, 2014 @ 10:39 am

Rhianna Pratchett, who was one of the writers involved with Mirror’s Edge back in 2008, won’t be returning to the series. Pratchett made the announcement via her Twitter account yesterday. “It’s really lovely that people care enough to ask whether […]

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Starbound Surpasses 1 Million Sales

by David Sanchez on January 6, 2014 @ 3:51 pm

In case you were wondering how Starbound, the indie game from Chucklefish Games, was doing, it’s officially hit over one million downloads. I’m certain we were all expecting the Terraria-esque 2D action-adventure title to be an instant hit, so while […]

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Square Enix Uses Stealth to Quietly Cancel Hitman on New Consoles

by David Sanchez on January 6, 2014 @ 2:12 pm

While not much was known about Square Enix’s next-gen foray into the world of Hitman, we now know this much: The game’s been canceled. As indicated by VideoGamer, LinkedIn profiles of several Square Enix Montreal employees listed the game as […]

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To the Moon Gets Free Holiday Episode

by David Sanchez on January 1, 2014 @ 11:42 am

To the Moon has garnered a bit of acclaim as a standout storytelling experience. Its focus is on narrative, and it delivers a touching and thoughtful plot, which is definitely nice to see in games. If you’re a fan of […]

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Assassin’s Creed IV DLC Coming in Two Weeks

by David Sanchez on December 4, 2013 @ 11:55 am

If you’re eagerly anticipating more Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag content, you won’t have to wait too long. As advertised on Game Informer (and spotted by VideoGamer), the story-based Freedom Cry DLC is coming to the game in two weeks […]