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PAX: Borderlands 2 Mechromancer character unveiled

At a closed-door screening, Gearbox's Mike Neumann officially unveiled the previously described fifth character class, Gaige the Mechromancer. Unsurprisingly, Gaige more or less looks like her concept art as realized in the cel-shaded world...

 
 
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Interview: Defining 2D stealth in Mark of the Ninja

I've always had a complicated relationship with stealth games. On the one hand, I love sneaking around and plotting out how I'm going to take out every enemy in a given room. On the other, I get frustrated easily when a game has very specif...

 
 
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Review: Rainbow Moon

Tactical role-playing games gained a more mainstream momentum with titles such as Final Fantasy Tactics and Fire Emblem on the Nintendo DS due to their bright, friendly graphics and user friendliness. After more notable hardcore strategy RP...

 
 
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Preview: Worms Revolution brings a deluge from the past

The history of the Worms franchise is a long and storied one, spanning all the way back to the very early days of gaming. In an interview with Andy Davidson, the main creator of the original Worms game, I was given insight into exactly why ...

 
 
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Preview: Sleeping Dogs may be a sleeper hit

The road Sleeping Dogs has taken since first inception has been a rather rocky one. After starting development as its own beast, Activision took up the game in the interest of creating a third iteration in the (admittedly mediocre) True Cri...

 
 
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Preview: A fresh take on cover-based warfare with Hybrid

Historically, 5th Cell is a company known for fun and incredibly innovative games that skew towards a younger audience, such as the surprisingly deep Lock's Quest and the award-winning and beloved Super Scribblenauts (both for the Nintendo ...

 
 
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Review: Colors! 3D

While Nintendo's 3DS system has seen the release of an abundance of great games recently on the eShop, there has also been a dearth of applications that really utilize the 3DS' functionality. At launch, the system saw some great little game...

 
 
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Preview: Teaming up in Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

When I first bought my Xbox 360, one of the games I purchased with it was the original Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter. After beating the main campaign and really enjoying my time with it, I jumped online and discovered a completely differ...

 
 
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Preview: RED Frontier features insect tanks

At the Paradox Interactive preview event I attended during GDC, ZEAL Game Studio showed me an interesting active real-time strategy hybrid game called RED Frontier. It fuses the strategy of RTS games with much more action-oriented combat pl...

 
 
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Preview: A Game of Dwarves has you digging out a kingdom

While at Paradox Interactive's loft apartments for a preview event during GDC, I had a chance to look at a pre-alpha build of A Game of Dwarves, a game that features relatively simplified resource management and a whole lot of digging. Hamz...

 
 
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Preview: Showdown Effect promises 2D action movie clichés

While at GDC, I had a very early first-look at a game called The Showdown Effect which revolved around playing as an action movie stereotype. What I was shown was more of a very early prototype (almost still even an idea pitch) of...

 
 
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Preview: Dungeonland has cute art and delicious violence

During GDC I had a chance to spend some time over at Paradox Interactive's loft apartment, hanging out with various developers of upcoming downloadable PC/Mac games. One of the games that impressed me quite a bit despite its early pre-Alpha...

 
 
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GDC: Quantic Dream shows off new prototype video 'Kara'

Yesterday at a Quantic Dream's GDC session about motion capture called, "Virtual Actors and Emotion in Games," David Cage revealed a new prototype video in the vein of 2000's "Casting Call" for the future of motion capturing. The video hint...

 
 
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Preview: How Max Payne 3 made me a believer again

I didn't have the highest of hopes going into the preview for Max Payne 3. I love the series, and though I know the latest has been getting preened and primped by Rockstar to match the caliber of their games, initial impressions of the game...

 
 
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Preview: Collisions are a glorious thing in DiRT Showdown

Codemaster's DiRT series has always been known for offering gamers a rally racing series with a great physics engine and smart A.I. opponents that push back as aggressively as the player pushes them. Perhaps the greatest single aspect tha...

 
 
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VVVVVV for the 3DS is... well, it's VVVVVV

During the eShop preview event, Tyrone Rodriguez of Nicalis was on hand to demonstrate the 3DS iteration of the revered, renowned, and hard-as-balls VVVVVV. I can confirm here officially - the game is still as insanely difficult and as infu...

 
 
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Colors! 3D lets you doodle in three dimensions

One of the most exciting eShop games I had a chance to preview last week wasn't actually a game. It was an application and a continuation of a fan favorite DS homebrew app that never carried over to DSiWare (though it did make it's way over...

 
 
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Mighty Switch Force has an 'Ugly Checkpoint Dog'

During a session with some of Nintendo's first- and third-party 3DS eShop game developers yesterday, I got a chance to check out the (incredibly promising) future of the eShop. I first got some hands-on time with WayForward's Mighty Switch ...

 
 
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Free-falling into combat in Battlefield 3

Before Battlefield 3 drops on Tuesday, I want to use this one last chance to express my excitement for my favorite multiplayer map: Damavand Peak. While at the EA Final Hours event a few weeks back, I got to play a nice long round of Rush ...

 
 
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The incredibly immersive world of Zelda: Skyward Sword

One thing I haven't really had a chance to get into in my last couple of previews of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is how much more immersive the entire world actually is compared to past Zelda games. In some ways, it's almost like pla...

 
 
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The newly revamped co-op mode of Battlefield 3

Fans of Battlefield: Bad Company 2 clamored for a cooperative mode for months after the game released, and when it finally came in the form of "Onslaught Mode," many were disappointed at its lackluster AI and generally tacked-on design. ...

 
 
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Preview: Battlefield 3 (multiplayer)

In our earlier single-player preview of Battlefield 3, I found a few points of contention within the slice of the game's campaign that I played. Most notably, I disliked control taken away from me in different ways, from quick time events t...

 
 
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A look at Wargame: European Escalation's multiplayer

In August, Maurice Tan gave us pretty extensive preview on Wargame: European Escalation. Much in the same vein as Eugen System's R.U.S.E. that came before it, Wargame is a deep real-time strategy game with a focus on epic wars taking place ...

 
 
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Preview: An in-depth look at Battlefield 3's campaign

Yesterday at EA's Final Hours event, I had a chance to check out a nice slice of Battlefield 3's single-player campaign on the PlayStation 3. After putting in some hours with the multiplayer beta at home, I was a little concerned about how ...

 
 
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The first dungeon of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

In our last look at The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, we were introduced to the floating city of Skyloft and Link's obstacles towards knighthood. We met Zelda again as we would meet any old friend, yet she was soon taken away; we were onc...

 
 




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