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Subnautica

I want to scan everything in Subnautica

Welp, I think they've done it. I think I need to get Subnautica and spend the weekend scouring the depths for weird alien creatures. It was a good run while it lasted! My original plan for this underwater exploration title was to wait for U...

 
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Fallout mod

Fallout 4 looks so much better with seasons

Thanks to the modding community, Fallout 4 has a long life ahead of it. We've had fun covering assorted user-made gags, but it's stuff like this multi-person Seasons project that I most love to see. It introduces much-needed color and varia...

 
The Division photo
The Division

This new The Division trailer looks incredible

After a trailer accidentally went up too early, and then was pulled, and was then mirrored and shared and Streisanded all over the place, Ubisoft has now officially released yesterday’s leaked trailer for The Division. The trailer off...

 
The Division photo
The Division

I think this Division trailer is telling us to not lick our money

There's no small irony in Ubisoft, a company that very much likes getting money, releasing a trailer advising of the perils of handling money. Don't handle money, don't lick money, don't eat money. Do you want diseases? 'Cause that's how y...

 
Far Cry Primal photo
Far Cry Primal

Far Cry Primal's PC specs are a wild beast tamed

Like its animals that can be turned into tender companions, Far Cry Primal's PC requirements had the opportunity to cause havoc. That has certainly been the case with some recent high-profile games, such as Star Wars Battlefront and it...

 
Just Cause 3 multiplayer photo
Just Cause 3 multiplayer

Modders are bringing multiplayer to Just Cause 3

If you expected the modders responsible for giving Just Cause 2 multiplayer to do the same thing for Just Cause 3, well, you aren't going to be disappointed. A month after the game's release, they are already far enough into production that...

 
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Ark on Xbox One

Ark: Survival Evolved has more daily players on Xbox One than Steam

Several developers have put their work-in-progress games up for sale on Xbox One. How's that initiative working out? In the case of at least one game, Ark: Survival Evolved, very well. According to Studio Wildcard co-founder Jesse Rapczak, ...

 
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Terraria: Otherworld

Terraria: Otherworld is coming along

Re-Logic is keeping itself plenty busy with work on Terraria (content updates, mobile/console fixes, launching next year's Wii U version) and its new spin-off game, Terraria: Otherworld, which has shades of tower defense. It's being designe...

 
Dying Light photo
Dying Light

Dying Light's Legendary Levels aim to keep you playing forever

Techland is doing their damnedest to make sure they're on your radar for most improved developer. Most people weren't happy with Dead Island (fun co-op romp, though!), but their continued support of Dying Light and willingness to ...

 
Arkham Knight photo
Arkham Knight

Arkham Knight's latest PC patch is drenched with fixes

David Cage had nothing to do with the newest Batman: Arkham Knight PC patch, but you'd be forgiven if you mistakenly believed that he did. Not Heavy Rain but heavy rain is the most notable change made to the game among a big ol' l...

 
Mafia 3 gameplay photo
Mafia 3 gameplay

12 minutes of Mafia 3 gameplay show off beautiful New Orleans

Here's our first look at Mafia III from 2K and newly formed Hangar 13 since the obligatory Animals announcement trailer earlier this year. The sequel is a departure for the series, instead set in 1968 Louisiana and starring Vietnam War vet...

 
Dragon's Dogma PC photo
Dragon's Dogma PC

Yep, Dragon's Dogma looks nice on PC

Capcom is bringing Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen to PC. After all these years, it's really happening. Patrick recently sampled the new port and he liked what he saw. There's a new trailer out today which, more than anything, is an excuse to r...

 
Just Cause 3 photo
Just Cause 3

Walking across Just Cause 3 takes almost nine hours

Just Cause 3 is a huge open world game that constantly throws parachutes, wingsuits, cars and any manner of other vehicles at you in order to speed up your journey around the world. Nobody doubts it's a pretty huge open world, but just how ...

 
Jack the Ripper review
The tale of Jack the Ripper is one of mankind's great enigmas. More than 100 years ago, someone savagely murdered at least five women in the Whitechapel district of London. He maimed his victims so unthinkably that his legend...   read

Just Cause 3 patch photo
Just Cause 3 patch

Just Cause 3 is getting 'significantly improved' loading times

I'm playing Just Cause 3 far less than I thought I would, and that can be single-handedly attributed to the lengthy loading times. The initial one takes quite a while, but it isn't a huge pain considering it's up front -- you can plan accor...

 
Starbound combat photo
Starbound combat

Starbound's combat update should make fighting more interesting

I'll admit: my hype for Starbound is nowhere near the level where it was two years ago. Being in beta for that long can do that. After my group exhausted the quest lines for the first iteration, we never really went back, despite a big upda...

 
Far Cry Primal photo
Far Cry Primal

They call him Stompy McBigstompers, the best stomper in the land

My trip to see Far Cry Primal wasn't completely filled with previews and interviews. I sto[m]pped working for a few minutes to see this giant dude crush stuff. Holiday decorations, gingerbread houses, and guitars were no match for thi...

 
Far Cry Primal
Far Cry has always been very good at getting the player into an open world and letting them interact with nature. However, the reasons for arriving there haven't always been as strong. It's how you end up with frat boy turned...   read

Far Cry Primal
The Stone Age is a remarkable moment in history ("moment" meaning 3.4 million years, in this instance) because it was a period when mankind wasn't at the top of the food chain. Beasts ruled the roost and humanity had to tread...   read

Jack the Ripper photo
Jack the Ripper

Assassin's Creed Syndicate's Jack the Ripper DLC is probably imminent, maybe

It has only been a month since Assassin's Creed Syndicate launched, but the first add-on might be lurking in the shadows, ready to strike any moment. The compelling Jack the Ripper DLC is the biggest expansion that has been tease...

 
Dying Light photo
Dying Light

Dying Light's next DLC gets jacked-up in price, but you can make the most of it

In a surprisingly transparent moment, Dying Light developer Techland has decided to be upfront about raising the price of the game's next add-on, The Following. Back in August, it was originally announced that the DLC would cost $15. Now, t...

 
Just Cause photo
Just Cause

The first hour of Just Cause 3 is predictably wild

It's common for media to share the "first __ minutes!" of a new game release, but I don't recall too many big-name developers partaking in that practice. Avalanche has put up the first hour of Just Cause 3. If you are concerned that this ga...

 
Just Cause 3 photo
Just Cause 3

Just Cause 3's PC specs are a little high because Rico has a lot to blow up

With just little more than a week remaining before Just Cause 3's release, the required and recommended PC specs come parachuting in. Right on time too, as some players may find themselves needing to take advantage of some Black Friday deal...

 
Just Cause 3 photo
Just Cause 3

Just Cause 3's newest trailer nails it all on the head

Just Cause is such a marketable game. Any footage, trailers, or screenshots inevitably capture what makes its mayhem so marvelous. Everything is just non-stop action and the viewer always comes away thinking "Yep, that's Just Cause&nb...

 
Just Cause 4K photo
Just Cause 4K

See Just Cause 3 running on max settings in 4K

After the whole usual pre-release kerfuffle and grumbling about Just Cause 3 running at 1080p on PS4 and 900p on Xbox One, here is some dedicated space for PC players to boast about how much extra P they're getting. PC players love guzzlin...

 
Assassin's Creed photo
Assassin's Creed

Assassin's Creed Syndicate releases on PC tomorrow, but will it work?

Assassin's Creed Syndicate is one of the best Assassin's Creed games in recent memory. But, only two-thirds of the prospective audience has gotten a chance to see it. While PS4 and Xbox One owners have had the chance to spend thr...

 
Baby bombs photo
Baby bombs

Turn your baby into a bomb in Fallout 4

As someone who just wants his kids back, I associate with the plight of Fallout 4's player character. As someone who doesn't want to work too hard at it, I admire the ingenuity of Fallout 4 modder Trainwiz and their Atom Bomb Baby mod. You...

 
Electronic Arts photo
Electronic Arts

EA is working on its own 'Assassin's Creed-style' game

EA has confirmed that it is working on a new Assassin's Creed-type action game. At the UBS Global Technology Conference yesterday, CFO Blake Jorgensen said that Jade Raymond - an Ubisoft veteran who joined EA in July to found new Montreal s...

 
Fallout companions
Seeking a friend for the end of the world? Good idea. The Commonwealth is a nasty place. Even if you can handle super mutants and deathclaws, it's best to bring a buddy along if for no other reason than to have someone help h...   read

Fallout 4 photo
Fallout 4

Pre-ordered Fallout 4 on Xbox One? Better check your installed files

If you pre-ordered Fallout 4 on Xbox One before October 27, 2015, and don't have your console set to Instant On, check your files -- you may have a placeholder file downloaded instead of the actual game. "If you’ve digitally pre-order...

 

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Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback Wheel"Basically the T150, but for Xbox One and PC"

 

Fragments of Him"Great writing and performances, terrible pacing and gameplay"

 

Push Me Pull You"Playing Nightcrawlers"

 

Chronos"I keep getting older, but they stay the same age"

 

The Climb"You rock, rock"

 

Hitman: Sapienza"Molto buono"

 

Ray Gigant"Challenge not included"

 

Soda Drinker Pro"Like explaining an inside joke to someone else"

 

King's Quest: Once Upon a Climb"A tale of two princesses"

 
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TheLimoMaker

There are few FPS games I Battlefield 4 captured my time and attention despite its modern If rumours of a past-setting turn out to be true I will fall in love all over again in Or itll be in the future and Ill cry a

 
Dr Mel

I will, occasionally, find the need to just say Jonathan Holmes out loud or substitute it in lyrics of songs that are stuck in my Its a good

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Lately Ive noticed my Nyko Power Pak+ 3DS battery loses power much faster than it used And this is with the brightness set to 3 and power saver on Im thinking of getting a new one to see if that Or is it the games Im playing?

 
ShadeOfLight

Welp, Alucard is dead (*shakes fist at Rival The good news is I still hadnt caught anything on Route 33, and the first encounter was a female Welcome to the team, Seras the Zubat!

 
Trueghostbody

Fear Effect Sedna gameplay trailer

 
Luca Blight

Im curious did Capcoms studios ever told a good video game story?

 
Jed Whitaker

What if a person were to comment on something and actually talk about that thing instead of being upset that someone has a different opinion than them? THAT WOULD BE THE DAY!

 
Ein on Shrooms

If you havent seen food wars yet, you need ;) GIF in the comments

 
Torchman

Welp, game gave me Maxinger Z in the 4th Youre getting back in my good books for taking away Roger, but you still have much to

 
Nathan D

I offered an observation and rebuttal for our history debate today that blew the classs and professors mind in its thoughtfulness and

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

The other games in the Friends of Nintendo Humble Bundle have been revealed: Swords & Soldiers II for WiiU, Nano Assault EX for 3DS, and Runbow for Not sure how to feel about

 
Dreggsao

And later the same review states Fans of console first-person shooters or the Alien film series will probably be better off waiting for Foxs recently announced Aliens: Colonial Marines for the PlayStation

 
ZombZ

Finally off work and the kids *Booting up PC* now my overwatch

 
Malthor

I have an extra EU region key for early access to the Overwatch beta on PS 4, any takers? Leave a comment and Ill PN you the

 
Mike Wallace

Three Devastating Forces in Dawn of War YOU FAIL YOU CAN FUCK RIGHT END OF

 
Gundy

Let me be clear, I never actually killed those Nep It was negligent nepslaughter at best!

 
Shinta

Summoned 4 people for Nue in Nioh, and they all dropped in the first 2 Ahhh!

 
Sharukurusu

Its time to start that Syphon Filter marathon Ive been dreaming about

 
RadicalYoseph

The epic tale of weslikestacos

 
Torchman

Support this! Please! Even if its just to help preserve them in North America, support them! Help get these released physically!

 
Dangus Taargus

OMG Shadows of The Empire is on Im fucking dying! Now I just need Episode 1 Racer and Battle for Naboo to complete my N64 nostalgia

 
ShadeOfLight

Started a Nuzlocke challenge for Heart Gold: almost lost both Saiyan the Mareep and Alucard the Zubat to the first Gym I only now realize how intense this is going to

 
Torchman

I like this

 
Garett Mefford

I really want the CoD4 Remaster, but I really do not care about the new CoD it comes packaged Dilemmas

 
 Dango

Haha! Your demise will be slow and agonizing, haha!

 
Madoka Malika

one class final am so close!

 
Torchman

That moment when you see a series in Super Robot Wars and you go Who the fuck is that? And then you look them up and it might be the oldest series in the

 
OrochiLeona

It seems Space Jam 2 is a thing that is probably

 
SpielerDad

Doing a mind numbing project for one of the Lizard People pretending to be a human that is my coworker, because shes incapable of doing it That is the definition of incompetence right?

 
Amna Umen

One of my favorite youtube channels posted a run down of 5 video game Its rare when this stuff crosses for me so here ya go

 

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