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SOMA sold well, Frictional Games working on two projects

We're pretty fond of Frictional Games' SOMA around here. It had confusing marketing that led to people thinking it'd be more like Amnesia: The Dark Descent with pop-out scares and tense chases, but its somber philosophical narrati...   read

 
 
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What hardware will it take to overthrow Gandhi in Civ VI?

Civilization VI will be releasing in a little less then a month's time. Prospective buyers may want to know if their hardware is capable enough (spoiler alert: it probably is). Firaxis has revealed what kind of PC it will take to topple the...   read

 
 
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Mafia III destroys more rackets than John McEnroe

Further proof positive that I am bad at this job. That headline is an extremely unclickable headline. John McEnroe references in 2016? Like, who's going to understand that? I cater to the four percent of people who understand both crime sy...   read

 
 
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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's first story add-on brings someone back from the last game

Adam Jensen loyalists will now find a familiar face in Prague. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's first story DLC, System Rift, is focused on a character from 2011's Human Revolution. System Rift released today and it reintroduces Francis Pri...   read

 
 
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Killing Floor 2's tenth perk is the Survivalist

As Killing Floor 2 creeps closer to full Steam release this November, players have been wondering what the final perk (character class) would be. Some community folks dug into the code and found references to the Martial Artist, which every...   read

 
 
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Latest Street Fighter V patch breaking the game on PC (Update)

[Update: Capcom says it is now working to roll back "the security measures added to the PC version of Street Fighter V. After the rollback process to the PC version, all new content from the September update will still be available to playe...   read

 
 
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September gaming laptop deals start at $535

In an ideal world, everyone would cheaply possess a razor-thin 4K GTX 1080 laptop. Of course, not everyone can blow $2,500+ for a machine like that, but these days, even around $500 will get you something decent: a machine capable of r...   read

 
 
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Friday Night Fights - Generational Hunting

[Awesome art from Roboto-Kun's Deviant Art page] Welp. I'm diving back into Monster Hunter. Picked up Generations today (on sale for $30 at Gamestop), and I'm really excited. Haven't delved into one since Freedom Unite on PSP (Did play a bi...   read

 
 
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Whoa! These Steel Assault gifs woke me right up

It wasn't until after Steel Assault's Kickstarter campaign had wrapped up and its developers had decided to shift the art direction that I became familiar with the retro-style action-platform game. This could well be your first time hearin...   read

 
 
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The Eldar look like a real nuisance in Dawn of War III

To date, Relic has focused on the Space Marine side of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, but that's only one of the playable factions in the campaign. We'll also get to command the resourceful Orks and the oh-so-pesky Eldar. It's now the l...   read

 
 
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Doom's latest update brings out free-for-all deathmatch

Even if I have little to no interest in returning to Doom's multiplayer, I'm glad to see it have continued support. Following the fairly recent Unto the Evil DLC (more maps and gear, plus a new Harvester demon), id Software has pushed out ...   read

 
 
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Subnautica has more monsters for us to avoid

Yikes! I prefer to play Subnautica as a serene underwater exploration type of experience, but sometimes, the Early Access game has other ideas in mind for my lone survivor. Sometimes, there are horrible nightmare beasts, and you don't have...   read

 
 
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Rocket League channels BioShock for its next update

Let me pitch you something: Cars playing soccer, but under the sea. Sounds pretty okay, right? That's what Rocket League has in store for its next update. Psyonix leans hard into the BioShock aesthetic for its AquaDome map. That ...   read

 
 
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Doing the Dew unlocks Titanfall 2's 1v1 mode

[Update: A rep for EA has provided the following statement on the promotion: "Players will also earn Coliseum tickets by playing multiplayer. The Mountain Dew and Buffalo Wild Wings promotions are just another way for fans to get ticke...   read

 
 
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A brief look at Hitman: Colorado before Tuesday's release

After some of the far-flung adventures we've been on with Agent 47, I think a trip to the United States sounds just fine. The game's fifth episode, releasing this Tuesday, makes the trek out to Colorado. This trailer is a hint of things to...   read

 
 
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Review: The Bunker

Growing up in the '80s, nothing scared me more than a nuclear holocaust. When the TV wasn’t creating distractions with a giant talking rat or Saturday morning cartoons, it was reminding us of our mutually assured destruction with Thre...   read

 
 
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Review: Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness

When it first debuted a few years ago, Psycho-Pass was well-regarded among anime fans and critics alike. The show's dense plotting, bleak setting, police-procedural chops, and cyberpunk flair called to mind landmark sci-fi anime l...   read

 
 
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Oceanhorn, a Zelda love letter, is coming to the Vita

Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas is an iOS game from a few years back that paid tribute to The Legend of Zelda. It eventually was ported to the PC and even the PS4 and Xbox One. Now, the little handheld that could will be getting a port...   read

 
 
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Capcom explains different actor for Frank in Dead Rising 4

Savvy fans will have noticed that Frank West's voice has changed in Dead Rising 4. Longstanding actor, T.J. Rotolo, was not asked to return for the role and many fans were puzzled. Capcom has now let out some details about its plans with De...   read

 
 
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Review: Virginia

What defines a game? Is it the interactive elements, the experiences we take from it? Is it the ability to tell a story via immersion, or the impact it leaves us with? All of the above? Virginia, the debut title from new indie studio Variab...   read

 
 
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The creators of Pokemon Uranium are moving on

Last we heard from the developers of Pokémon Uranium, the fan game was "more alive than ever before" despite official download links being voluntarily taken down after it was made "clear" to the team that Nintendo wasn't cool with th...   read

 
 
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Can your PC handle Resident Evil 7?

It looks like Capcom has posted the specifications for Resident Evil 7: Biohazard on the Steam store page. From a quick glance, the game doesn't seem too demanding. My three-year-old CPU is listed under recommended along with half of my RAM...   read

 
 
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Keep an eye on action-RPG Shiness this December

Admittedly, Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom isn't my normal jam. It's doing the grand action-adventure RPG thing, which I can occasionally sink deep into, but it's rare these days that I feel like I can take on that sort of time commitment....   read

 
 
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ReCore's Xbox One load times are getting fixed this week

ReCore players on Xbox One will soon find that the game demands slightly less of their time. Armature Studios is rolling out a patch this week that cuts down on the egregiously long loading sequences, some of which are in excess of two...   read

 
 
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Blizzard is moving away from the 'Battle.net' name

Nostalgia aside, the name "Battle.net" seemed much more sensible in the mid- to late-'90s, back when Diablo and StarCraft were Blizzard's latest and greatest. The online gaming service has come a long way since then, but the name, an undeni...   read

 
 
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