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SGDQ

There are some real winners on the Summer Games Done Quick schedule


And some real neat constraints
May 18
Even though watching streams of people playing video games is all the rage, I can never get into it. I have a backlog that never seems to get any smaller, so it feels a bit unproductive to watch other people whittle away at t... read
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The Witcher 3

Maybe you shouldn't download that Witcher 3 patch on Xbox One


What's important to you?
May 18
Before firing up The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for its global launch tomorrow, you'll be prompted to download a day one update. This patch is supposed to fix some issues, and generally make everything better. That's not quit... read
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Sony

Sony opens first-party VR-focused studio, names it after Kanye's baby


Probably, I think
May 18
Sony's sure taking virtual reality seriously. It wasn't long ago that we weren't completely positive if Project Morpheus was meant for a retail release, or if it were just a research and development project to show off emergi... read
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Life is Strange

Life is Strange looks like it's going to start heating up


And blowing up
May 18
The third episode of Life is Strange releases this week, and it appears as if the embattled-teen story will really pick up speed with this next installment. That is, if this trailer has anything to say about it. Thus fa... read
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World of Warcraft

Blizzard puts 100,000+ World of Warcraft cheaters in a long timeout


Try again in six months
May 15
The World of Warcraft will be a little more sparsely populated for the next six months. Of the 7.1 million active accounts in Blizzards famed massive multiplayer game, approximately 1.4 percent have been recently banned,... read
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Oculus

Oculus Rift's recommended specs aren't as bad as you'd think


They're not exactly low-level either
May 15
What kind of supercomputer is needed to transport a human from their realm of existence to some sort of virtual reality? Probably a ridiculously expensive one, right? Well, not quite. It isn't exactly cheap, but it's doable. ... read
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Sony

Like clockwork: Sony's E3 presser is evening of June 15


As it should be
May 15
This year's E3 will be a bit busier than usual, due to some press conferences we're not used to seeing. Bethesda, Square Enix, and a PC-centric show will all play a part in making the news schedule more hectic than it wo... read
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Nintendo

Iwata says Nintendo's mobile strategy won't involve whale hunting


PETA's pleased
May 14
There's a predominant school of thought toward making money in the mobile gaming sector: Focus your attention on the people who are willing to spend exorbitant amounts. That is, make the majority of your cash from a small poo... read
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Witcher 3

TMZ Alert: Nip slip in The Witcher 3 cinematic trailer


Good thing we're here to report
May 14
Wouldn't it be great to run a site that focuses on video game characters as if they were out doing celebrity stuff? Marcus Fenix got out of a limo wearing no underwear! Exclusive photos! Nathan Drake's unflattering day at th... read
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Let's put together a jigsaw puzzle!
Well, we have 24 of NERO's puzzle pieces in the bag, which means there are 24 to go. The second half of the NERO collectibles guide features The Hospital and The Desert.  No sense wasting any time; let's jump right into it. If you don't know the drill, part one of the guide has all the details. read feature

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Let's put together a jigsaw puzzle!
NERO is an experience in exploration that beckons for the player to scour every inch of its world. Scattered across the game's four levels are 48 puzzle pieces, and they're hidden in every nook and cranny imaginable. Parts of... read feature

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A strange and distant land
I don't know why I kept playing NERO. That's not a statement meant to express disdain. I literally don't know what -- but something -- drew me to keep trekking through this sad, enamoring world. Its gravitas has a gravity abo... read feature

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The Evil Within

The Evil Within's last add-on is just as bloody as the rest


Coming May 26
May 12
Shinji Mikami's The Evil Within has one more trick up its sleeve. The cool-down lap is said to feature a lengthy talk with a therapist before dimming the lights and taking a refreshing nap. When you wake up, the house w... read
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Ubisoft

Ubisoft has almost completely moved away from last-gen consoles


Just Dance is the only exception
May 12
If you're a late adopter who hasn't picked up a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One yet, don't expect to play any Ubisoft games moving forward. The French developer and publisher is done making titles for old platforms. As reported by ... read
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Assassin's Creed

The next Assassin's Creed will reportedly have a playable female protagonist


Said to be splitting screen time
May 11
Assassin's Creed Unity encountered its fair share of controversy last year. It mired in post-release difficulties for a significant amount of time. However, months before that, it was the source of public outcry over the... read
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Hard charger
Project CARS is a game that revels in its inaccessibility. It was made specifically for people who have come to expect more from their realistic racing simulators. Developer Slightly Mad took that desire and ran with it.... read feature

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Sega financials

Sega calls Alien: Isolation sales 'weak' at 2.1 million


And a poor showing by Sonic Boom
May 11
Creative Assembly's Alien: Isolation was one of the most well-received games of 2014, but "well-received" seemingly doesn't cut it for its publisher. Sega released its year-end financial results today, and in it expresse... read
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ARK: Survival Evolved

ARK: Survival Evolved looks like Day-Z with dinosaurs


Dinosaurs finally getting their due
May 11
Open-world survival simulators are nothing new in the world of videogames, but so many of them tackle the same subject material. New developer Studio Wildcard has just announced a title that takes that well-tread fear of per... read
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GTA V mods

This is why it's good we aren't getting our GTA V mods taken away


Give me mods, or give me death!
May 08
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of modding. Those are our inalienable rights as human beings. Rockstar can't take those from us. Good thing it's not going to try. Besides, I'm pretty sure the right to bear mods is protected b... read
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Slice Zombies

It's just like Fruit Ninja, but with zombies


Sold on it? No? Didn't think so
May 08
This all rather smacks of ingenuity. A new game just released on Xbox One, and it looks an awful lot like another popular title. Trade some produce for the undead and throw in some coins, and it seems as if you have a border... read
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Jason

Jason's Mortal Kombat X Fatality is such classic Jason


Call him Mr. Brightside
May 08
Through decades of cinema, Jason Voorhees has been painted as a relentless killing machine. This Mortal Kombat X video which shows off the famed slasher's moveset accomplishes the exact same. The likes of Goro and Scorp... read
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The Witcher

New to The Witcher? Get the first two on the cheap before trying The Wild Hunt


Less than $4.50 combined
May 07
The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt is one of the most highly anticipated games of 2015, and it's now less than two weeks from launch. That's great news for Witcher fans; it's daunting news for anyone who wants to check out the... read
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GTA mods

Rockstar says there's nothing to worry about if you're modding GTA V on PC


Playing the cool parent
May 07
Many people anticipated Grand Theft Auto V on PC because it afforded them the ability to play Rockstar's open-world chaos simulator on the platform of their choice. A whole other subset of people looked forward to it bec... read
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Assassin's Creed

We found hidden clues about the next Assassin's Creed


We'll find out for sure on May 12
May 07
Six months ago, a rumor surfaced that the next Assassin's Creed would be set in Victorian London. Although the report looked extremely credible, we hadn't ever received anything in the way of confirmation from Ubisoft th... read
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Kinect didn't make the game
To say that developer Hidetaka Suehiro -- or, Swery65 as most everyone knows him -- has a knack for creating unique and strange videogame experiences would be an understatement. He has a loyal cult following, as anyone that l... read feature

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'Golf,' and other four-letter words
Golf has a centuries-old reputation as being a maddening game. It's simple in premise, but that simplicity is always lost in transition from theory to execution. "Put tiny white ball in tiny cup" sounds easy enough, but after... read feature

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Sony

Sony opts to not hold a press conference at world's largest videogame show


Siding with the Parisians instead
May 06
In early August, hundreds of thousands of people will descend upon Cologne, Germany for gamescom, the largest videogame trade show on the planet. Publishers and platform owners will have plenty to announce with all game enthu... read
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Dragon Age DLC

Dragon Age's Dragonslayer DLC is all rather elementalry


Right away, great Captain Planet!
May 06
The casting sheet for the Dragon Age: Inquisition multiplayer DLC has been posted, and the lead roles go to three new characters with formidable skills. They'll need those skills for kills (Agent) because dragonslayin' ... read
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Project CARS review

Where is our Project CARS review?


Dragging a bit
May 06
Project CARS is at the starting line raring to go, but before the green flag waves, some people would like to offer their analyses. We won't be one of them. The game's review embargo just lifted, but we'll be laggin... read
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Shadow of Mordor

Shadow of Mordor's Game of the Year Edition trailer proves it lives up to its namesake


Horn tootin' at its finest
May 05
Less than one week after it was revealed, the Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Game of the Year Edition is on store shelves. It contains all released add-ons for the game, as is customary for these re-releases. Really, it... read
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Wolfenstein

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood's new video is a pipe dream


Not in the impossible sense
May 04
We haven't gotten our grubby little hands on a copy of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood yet. Chris expects to have to buy that at midnight. However, we did get our grubby little hands on this widely-available gameplay video i... read
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PLEX for Good

PLEX for Good: EVE Online players can donate to the Nepal earthquake relief fund, too


PLEX writes checks
May 04
Doing good sometimes has a domino effect. That's the case with contributions to the Nepal earthquake fund. First, the Far Cry devs started matching donations. Then, Bungie sold t-shirts to help the cause. Now, CCP's hype... read






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