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Axiom Verge PC Review: About Time We Got a New Metroid

It felt strange playing Axiom Verge on my computer and not on the Wii U. Though there are a few things that separate developer Tom Happ's indie title from Nintendo's Metroid franchise, the core concepts are all present. That's not to say that this Metroidvania — or rather, Metroid-like —...

Citizens of Earth: Review in Progress (Wii U, 3DS)

As an EarthBound fan, it's only natural that I jump at the opportunity to check out the latest RPGs influenced by Ness and company's grand SNES adventure. Games like Cthulhu Saves the World and Boot Hill Heroes instantly spring to mind, as does the recently launched Citizens of Earth, an...

Wrack Review: Based on a Doom Story

Before there were perks and skill trees in shooters, there was just straight-up, in-your-face action. Developer Final Boss Entertainment is very clearly a fan of the genre's retro roots, opting to create an FPS that's simple to grasp and filled with raucous arcade craziness. Wrack isn't about leveling up, building...

Kromaia Preview: Add Some 3D to Your 2D Space Shooter

What if the awesome, legendary Star Fox series didn't necessarily force you to travel through on-rails space levels? What if you could freely control your ship and, at least to a certain degree, do a bit of exploration? What if you had more choices at your disposal as far as...

The Wolf Among Us Finale Drops Next Week

If you've been keeping up with The Wolf Among Us, you'll be glad to know that the finale is upon us. Due out next week, Telltale Games will put out the fifth episode of  its latest endeavor for the masses to sink their teeth into. Titled The Wolf Among Us...

Crimsonland to Shoot Zombies and Giant Spiders on PS4 Later This Month

Developer 10tons will soon release its twin-stick top-down shoot-fest Crimsonland on the PlayStation 4. Due out on July 15, the game sees you taking on the role of a gun-toting badass who knows one thing: shoot everything. As detailed on the PlayStation Blog, Crimsonland started out as a student project...

Evolve E3 2014 Preview: Who Will Win the Battle of Man Versus Monster?

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel wasn't the only thing 2K Games was showcasing at this year's E3. Another shooter on the company's priorities list was Evolve from Left 4 Dead developer Turtle Rock Studios. The four-on-one multiplayer shooter switches things up by teaming four players together to take on a lone wolf...

Shovel Knight Digs Its Way to Launch This Month

Yacht Club Games has revealed that its upcoming retro-flavored project Shovel Knight will be launching on June 26. The announcement was made on the game's Kickstarter page yesterday. I've been keeping tabs on Shovel Knight, and I'm glad to see that it'll be launching soon. I had the opportunity to...

Super Street Fighter 4 Departs from Games for Windows Live

Considering the Games for Windows Live platform will soon be defunct, it only makes sense for games like Super Street Fighter 4 to get removed. The problematic service will no longer be active as of this coming August, so Steam will be the mainstay of Capcom's fighter as far as...

The Evil Within Pushed Back to October, Just in Time for Halloween

Speaking of delays, you can now add The Evil Within to the list of anticipated games that have just recently been pushed back. Thankfully, this one's a fairly short delay. Rather than hitting consoles and PC this August, the project from Bethesda Softworks and developer Tango Gameworks will be arriving...

Wolfenstein: The New Order Takes the Fight to the Nazis, Out Now

Bethesda's next big game has arrived as Wolfenstein: The New Order launches today. Developed by MachineGames, the FPS is available across the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC. Already The New Order has been on the receiving end of some welcome reviews. Among the praise are...

City of Steam Server Pack Giveaway

Update: This giveaway has closed, thanks to all those that entered! If you are still interested in a code, please visit our server pack #2 giveaway here. The free-to-play steampunk MMORPG City of Steam will see the launch of new EU and US East Coast servers this month, and to celebrate we've...

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Sprouts on PC June 24

EA and Popcap Games' lighthearted take on third-person shooters, tower defense, and gardening is set to land on the PC this summer. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare will hit the PC on June 24 in North America and in Europe on June 27. The upcoming PC version of the game...

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

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. According to the product info, the Watch Dogs season pass...

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

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 takes place before the events of Borderlands 2 and tells...

The Evil Within PAX East Trailer Is Terrifyingly Surreal

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 thing looks like an absolute nightmare, which is actually good...

Luftrausers Review: Sweet, Glorious Death from Above

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 see another enemy, followed by a group of enemies, all...

Ubisoft Montreal Explains Watch Dogs Delay

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 out, Ubisoft Montreal had expected to finish development of Watch...

Out Now: Dark Souls II and Titanfall

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 your heart with its relentless, challenging gameplay. Also out is...

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

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 and Don't Starve, citing them as major influences. Despite the...