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What if video game consoles were WWE wrestlers?

The last time I grafted the history of the video game industry to pop culture, it went over much better than I expected; nobody executed me in the streets during E3 and I also wasn't fired! So for my follow-up, I decided to go with consoles...   read

 
 
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Rise of the Tomb Raider's PS4 port seems fine

The technical wizards at Eurogamer's Digital Foundry managed to get their hands on Rise of the Tomb Raider's upcoming PlayStation 4 port at gamescom, and they seem pleased with their findings. Square Enix was showing off the upcoming r...   read

 
 
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You could probably club somebody to death with this Russian gamepad

As a major video game press outlet, we get a lot of emails in our Tips mailer asking us to cover Kickstarters, iOS games, Steam Greenlight trailers, and all kinds of garbage. It happens! Any good PR representative will tell you that press c...   read

 
 
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Review: Kentucky Route Zero Act IV

If the movie Inside Out taught us that sadness is a necessary and complex emotion, Kentucky Route Zero is that idea’s logical endpoint. The three acts released up to this point have been sublime, presenting a world and characters mire...   read

 
 
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PC Port Report: Aladdin, The Lion King, and The Jungle Book

Okay, cards on the table: I'm 21 years old and my first video game console was a Wii, purchased back in 2007. I've spent the better part of a decade making my way back through gaming's short but storied history. The 16-bit era is still on m...   read

 
 
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Review: Headlander

Headlander knows what it is but doesn't know what it wants to be. The tutorial gives you a singular impression -- this game is a puzzler with light action elements, à la The Fall (a comparison I was unable to shake, even as...   read

 
 
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The Coximano Challenge: Videoball (feat. Action Button)

After I sent Myles packing in the last episode of Coximano Challenge, we decided he needed time to regain his shattered facilities. He needed space to heal, in preparation for the moment when the two of us would once again step into the are...   read

 
 
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Review: Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go vexes me. It's not a bite-sized version of the iconic handheld games, as it lacks many of the systems you would expect from a Pokémon release. Most of the systems that are present lack any proper tutorial. The game ...   read

 
 
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Where is our Pokemon Go review? It's still busted

Hey gang! I've been working on a review of Pokémon Go for this here website, and wanted to give you all an update. The plan was to play as much as I could over the weekend, but -- and this is both the reason for my lateness and likel...   read

 
 
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(Update) Pokemon Go out now in certain countries

[Update: Pokémon Go is now available for download on the USA iTunes and Google Play stores -- although if you want to sign up for a Pokémon Trainer Club account, you may be out of luck while the servers adjust to the load. If ...   read

 
 


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(Update) CS:GO betting site falls under scrutiny after YouTubers outed as owners

[Update 3: Trevor Martin has just deleted the video.] [Update 2: Trevor Martin has published a video where he directly addresses the CSGOLotto situation. "My connection to CSGOLotto has been a matter of public record since the company was f...   read

 
 
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Peter Moore talks diversity and drugs in eSports

Speaking at Gamelab Barcelona this week, Electronic Arts' Chief Competition Officer (read: Big eSports Boy) Peter Moore discussed his thoughts on the eSports scene and EA's approach to diversity. "I've tried to ink this to real sports. How ...   read

 
 
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PSA: Halo 5 is free to play for Xbox Live Gold members

I don't think I've ever played a bad Halo game. I have my favorites (Reach & ODST), but I can see the merits in every installment. Even Halo 5: Guardians, which received a fine, if muted reaction, is still a well-made video ga...   read

 
 
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GameStop gets second, final wave of PlayStation VR pre-orders

Today, Sony announced that GameStop would be taking pre-orders for the two available PlayStation VR bundles. Starting tomorrow (Thursday, June 30) at 7 AM Pacific, customers who'd like to secure their PlayStation VR units must do so exclusi...   read

 
 
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(Updated) tinyBuild speaks out against key reseller G2A

[Update 2: tinyBuild has responded to G2A's response. Referring to the quotes used for the previous update, Alex Nichiporchik told us his team has yet to hear back directly from G2A. "If they provide the tools to combat this -- specifi...   read

 
 
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Review: VA-11 HALL-A

I’ve always been fascinated by the people on the ground; the jokers working 9-to-5 whose daily lives are often impacted by the Grand Struggles of a protagonist most of them will never meet. Don’t misunderstand, stories told in b...   read

 
 
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Devil's Third multiplayer to go offline at the end of 2016

When Devil's Third launched, practically nobody managed to get their hands on a copy and even fewer critics ended up liking it. Our own Chris Carter gave the game a fairly tepid review, calling the campaign "disappointing" but giving the mu...   read

 
 
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(Update) Steam key giveaway turns ugly as dev bashes LGBT people and America

[Update 2: The dev team has published another statement, this time via Steam. "We feel very sad about the situation we have been in the last few days. The truth is we have never supported and will not support LGBT and we feel bad for those ...   read

 
 
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Starbreeze acquires Payday IP, confirms Payday 3

In a release published today celebrating Payday 2's 100th balance update, Overkill Software announced that it has fully acquired the rights to the Payday franchise from publisher 505 Games. Any future installments will be the exclusive...   read

 
 
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Riot Games owner Tencent invests in Paradox Interactive

You should've heard of Tencent by this point. It owns Riot Games (and League of Legends by extension), has a majority stake in Epic Games, is helping Capcom produce Monster Hunter Online, was partially responsible for bringing Call of Duty ...   read

 
 
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Holy crap, Overwatch sold out on Amazon

The last time something I wanted on Amazon was sold out, it was the behind-the-scenes book Hamilton: The Revolution, and even that was an understandable cultural flashpoint. It's Hamilton -- the musical you literally cannot e...   read

 
 
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Look at this enormous Overwatch action figure

As part of a promotional stunt, Blizzard has dropped enormous novelty-sized Overwatch action figures in major cities -- including my current stomping grounds, Los Angeles. I took the train into Hollywood to see this big ole Tracer figure, w...   read

 
 
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Oculus software update messes with Vive compatibility

According to a post on reddit's HTC Vive-themed board, Oculus' latest system update has disabled Revive functionality. Revive is a wrapper that allows users to trick Oculus software into working on the Vive. This news comes directly fr...   read

 
 
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Capcom announces 'remixed' Humble Bundle

It turns out Capcom's love of HD remakes extends to video game bundles as well; the company is "remixing" its Humble Bundle from last October. The bundle is mostly unchanged, substituting Resident Evil 5 for all-timer Resident Evil 4 a...   read

 
 
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EA confirms new Star Wars Battlefront for 2017

Earlier today, EA confirmed a new Star Wars Battlefront for release next year. The game will reportedly include content from the new film trilogy, according to EA CFO Blake Jorgensen. Although he neglected to mention specifics, it's worth n...   read

 
 
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