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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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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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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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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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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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Giveaway: City of Steam: Arkadia Gift Code

by Mike Bendel on December 3, 2013 @ 11:20 am

With the holidays in full swing we’re in the gifting spirit! We’ve teamed up with Mechanist Games, developer of City of Steam, to hand out several gift codes for City of Steam: Arkadia. The industrial-age fantasy RPG is powered by Unity3D, meaning […]

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Nvidia Drops Prices on GTX 780, GTX 770 Graphics Cards

by Mike Bendel on October 28, 2013 @ 9:18 am

In lieu of the upcoming GTX 780 Ti debut on November 7, Nvidia has cut prices on both the GTX 780 and GTX 770. Effective tomorrow, the cards are being reduced to $500 and $329 respectively. This is a hefty […]

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Battlefield 4 PC System Requirements Released

by Mike Bendel on September 9, 2013 @ 11:21 am

Wondering whether your rig will be up to snuff for Battlefield 4? Good news, EA and DICE dropped over the official system requirements today.  As with its predecessor, it looks like BF4 will scale to a wide range of setups. […]

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PC Call of Duty Ghosts Will Have Higher-Res Textures Over Next-Gen Console Versions

by Mike Bendel on August 16, 2013 @ 9:44 am

The PC edition of Call of Duty Ghosts is shaping up to be the definitive version in more ways than one if comments from executive producer Mark Rubin are any indication. Rubin told Kotaku that CoD: Ghosts on PC will feature […]

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Grand Theft Auto Online Detailed in New Trailer

by Justin B. on August 15, 2013 @ 9:00 am

Rockstar Games have revealed today the first look at the multiplayer within Grand Theft Auto V, aptly named GTA Online. With GTA Online players will be able to jump into a persistent online world with 15 other players and complete a variety […]

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EA Launches Humble Bundle, Pay What You Want for Select Titles

by Mike Bendel on August 14, 2013 @ 12:00 pm

While originally an indie attraction, over the past few years we’ve seen the hugely successful Humble Bundle branch out to the likes of publishers like Deep Silver and the now-defunct THQ. Now, yet another publisher has joined the party, and […]

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Nvidia Shield Delayed Into Next Month, A Day Before It Was Scheduled to Hit Shelves

by Mike Bendel on June 26, 2013 @ 1:45 pm

A last minute “mechanical issue” has delayed shipments of Nvidia’s Android-powered portable gaming device, which was previously slated to launch tomorrow. While the company isn’t ready to commit to a revised date, it assures that the Nvidia Shield will hit […]

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Virtuix’s Omni – First Impressions

by Justin B. on June 17, 2013 @ 9:16 am

On the final day of E3 I was lucky enough to get an appointment to check out Virtuix’s Omni, a recent Kickstarter project that has gotten the attention of the VR world rather quickly. Omni is a low-friction bowl-shaped platform […]

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The Evil Within E3 2013 Preview: A Terrifying Return To Classic Survival Horror

by Mike Bendel on June 14, 2013 @ 3:06 am

Shinji Mikami’s The Evil Within was one of the most dark and disturbing titles on showcase at E3 this year. The game is billed as a return to pure survival horror, and early impressions of a hands-off demonstration indicate it […]

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Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2 E3 2013 Hands-on Preview

by Mike Bendel on June 12, 2013 @ 11:31 pm

Mercury Steam’s first entry into the Castlevania series Lords of Shadow was a well-received hit, and the upcoming follow-up Lords of Shadow 2 looks to repeat that success. Based on my hands-on time with it at E3, Lords of Shadow […]

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Tom Clancy’s The Division Announced

by Justin B. on June 11, 2013 @ 9:21 am

One of the few surprises Ubisoft had in store for us yesterday was the announcement of a brand new title, Tom Clancy’s The Division. The game takes place 3 weeks after a deadly pandemic hit New York on Black Friday. Like […]

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Omni: Taking Virtual Reality to the Next Step

by Justin B. on June 8, 2013 @ 4:46 pm

If you’ve been following the Oculus Rift development lately you would realize while the product is the first step in the right direction for fully immersive gameplay, there’s something missing. What the Oculus Rift lacks, the Omni provides. While using […]

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Respawn’s Entertainment’s First Title – Titanfall

by Justin B. on June 6, 2013 @ 7:46 am

Taking center stage in next month’s issue of Game Informer is Respawn Entertainment’s first title, Titanfall. Respawn Entertainment is a studio that was formed by former Infinity Ward veterans after Infinity Ward co-founders Jason West and Vince Zampella were fired from Activision […]

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New Splinter Cell Coming to Next Gen

by Justin B. on May 31, 2013 @ 9:48 am

The art director for the Splinter Cell series, Scott Lee, has said in a recent interview that a new Splinter Cell is in the works for the next generation. Lee said he is looking forward to Sam in “new adventures, bigger and […]

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Watch_Dogs Dated for November 19 / 22

by Justin B. on April 29, 2013 @ 10:25 am

Ubisoft’s highly-anticipated Watch_Dogs title is set for release on current generation consoles on November 19th in the US and November 22nd in the UK. No word yet on the next-generation versions of the game which presumably will also arrive by Holiday 2013. Ubisoft […]

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Rumor: Nvidia Readying GeForce Titan Ultra

by Mike Bendel on April 22, 2013 @ 2:22 pm

Last month, it came to light that Nvidia would be releasing a more affordable, cut-down variant of its GeForce Titan graphics card. The company may have plans to expand its Titan product line even further with yet another model if […]

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Diablo III on the PS3: Reduced Mob Density

by Justin B. on March 25, 2013 @ 1:16 pm

Surprisingly one of the shortest lines at the show was Diablo III for the PlayStation 3. Whether or not that is omniscient of what is to come is an interesting question. Can the console version even compare to the PC […]

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Rumor: Nvidia Prepping Slimmed Down GK110 With 5GB VRAM, Possible GTX 780?

by Mike Bendel on March 18, 2013 @ 2:48 pm

Citing unnamed sources, a report from Swedish overclocking site Sweclockers claims Nvidia is prepping a slimmed down card based on its GK110 Kepler architecture. Reportedly, the card will boast 5GB of VRAM on a 320-bit memory bus, coupled with 2496 CUDA […]

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Turns Up In Steam Registry Along With Achievements

by Mike Bendel on March 18, 2013 @ 1:17 pm

Konami already voiced its intent to bring Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 over the PC, but what about the still console exclusive original? It looks like that’s coming too, if a Steam registry listing is any indication. Digging deeper, a user […]