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Review: Steep

Something's just a little bit off with Steep. More accurately, many things are just a little bit off with Steep. This snow-filled sandbox is at constant odds with itself as mounting inconsistencies make for an increasingly disjointed e...   read

 
 
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PS4 and Vita owners can Windjam online in early 2017

Windjammers is a sports arcade game originally released in 1994 on Neo Geo by Data East. It was ported to the Wii Virtual Console in Japan only, back in 2010, so in early 2017 western PlayStation 4 and PS Vita owners will for the first...   read

 
 
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MLB The Show 17 is getting a retro mode

So we knew that Ken Griffey Jr. would grace the cover of MLB The Show 17, but today at PSX, Sony announced that the March 28, 2017 bound baseball game would get a "retro mode." It's just as obvious as it sounds, essentially low-fi-ing (is t...   read

 
 
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Rocket League takes to The Game Awards to show off its new Halo-like arena

Every Rocket League match starts with a kickoff, and the car soccer game was one of the titles to kick off this year's Game Awards. The half hour-long pre-show segment was more full of announcements than you might expect, and develope...   read

 
 
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Steep pre-order deals available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One

Ubisoft's open world ski/wingsuit/snowboard/paraglide (*takes breathe*) extreme sports game releases later this Friday, December 2 for the standard $59.99 entry fee. You are reading this post because discounts are available on all plat...   read

 
 
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You can play FIFA 17 for free during Thanksgiving weekend

We don't typically do much FIFA talk around these parts, but I know you're out there. I know some of you are into these games! If you've held off on this year's installment but are willing to set aside the time and storage needed to downloa...   read

 
 
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2K's NBA VR game reminds me of the early Wii days

My experiences with virtual reality have reinforced the idea that these games are (almost always) better in person than they appear in trailers. For the longest time, Rigs: Mechanized Combat League seemed over-the-top cheesy and easy to wr...   read

 
 
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Rocket League's next update is for those who want to master Rocket League

Rocket League, like any game of sport, is a situational one. More specifically, it's many many situations stitched together to make up a five-minute match. It's easy enough to train for isolated incidents, but it's tough to prepare for...   read

 
 
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Kick out some frustration with a Rocket League ball

Rocket League has been one of the biggest success stories of the past year. It became a huge hit after its free debut on PlayStation 4, and is now available on PC and the Xbox One as well. The concept of playing soccer with vehicles ha...   read

 
 
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Steep looks like the mindless escapism I need right now

I, like many people, haven't been able to concentrate on a whole lot today. I've been kind of staring through the room and not hearing much. I'm asked to come in and write about video games because that's my job, but video games don't feel...   read

 
 


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Steep is throwing an open beta soon

Ubisoft is about to roll out a multi-part beta for Steep, its open-ended snowboarding (and skiing, and wingsuit flying) game, and I'm genuinely curious to dig in after sampling it back at PAX. The dates to remember are coming up soon: Nove...   read

 
 
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NFL player Odell Beckham Jr. wore Kirby on his cleats, wasn't ejected from game

New York Giants wideout Odell Beckham Jr. was in Dreamland yesterday, and it's not just because he wore a pair of Kirby-emblazoned cleats. The talented "distraction" sucked up almost everything thrown his way to the tune of 8 catches for 22...   read

 
 
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Review: Headmaster

Weird sports games are good sports games. More often than not, that has been my experience. And Headmaster, one of the early games out for the PlayStation VR, is most certainly weird. After strapping in, you'll come to find that you're ...   read

 
 
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A Rocket League reformat has players getting huge boosts to their competitive ranks

For Rocket League players, it starts as a Tuesday like any other Tuesday. They hop on, play a competitive match or two -- just like they always do. Mostly it's in hopes of picking up a few wins and working toward getting promoted to th...   read

 
 
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Battlefront, Mirror's Edge Catalyst, and UFC 2 confirmed for EA Access

EA Access is far enough along now that you just knew it was only a matter of time before the program brought in Star Wars Battlefront, especially with one more expansion left to go and the never-ending need to keep its player base flourishi...   read

 
 
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Deal: Rocket League bundle now available with eight DLC packs

Still on the sideline looking to get subbed onto Rocket League? Wait no more as Bundle Stars has started up a week-long sale to give you that extra nudge. Until next Tuesday, you can pick up Rocket League for a cheap $13.39 or the game with...   read

 
 
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FIFA has the best ass-eating glitch

GameSprout has spliced together a bunch of FIFA 17 glitches from across the web, including the above video of Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimović proudly celebrating giving a rimjob to the opposing goalkeeper. The hot, man-on-man a...   read

 
 
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Koei Tecmo's response to DOAX3 criticism? Rip their clothes off in free DLC

If you were hoping for Right to Censor to show up and put Team Ninja in a headlock, I'm sorry to say Team Ninja executed a perfect reversal-into-Stinkface. Free DLC swimsuits that you can download right now are a collaboration wit...   read

 
 
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Super Mega Baseball 2 revealed as Metalhead Software goes for back-to-back home runs

One of the best sports titles in recent memory is getting a sequel. The indies are taking the field again as Metalhead Software announces Super Mega Baseball 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One), a follow-up to Super Mega Baseball. There's a lot that...   read

 
 
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Forza Horizon reaches 'end of life' status, will soon be delisted

[Thanks to user Rabite for the tip] Forza Horizon 3 will be releasing next week and the original Forza Horizon was recently added to Xbox One backward compatibility. Everything seems to be going swell for the spin-off series. There comes a ...   read

 
 
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Iceland's not in FIFA 17 because it rejected EA's low-ball offer

One of this year's feel-good stories in soccer (football, fútbol, the beautiful game) was Iceland's run to the quarterfinals of Euro 2016 earlier this summer. The tiny Nordic country improbably made it through the group stage before ...   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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WWE 2K17 season pass detailed

Are you excited for WWE 2K17? No? Well, I tried. 2K is trying as well with a season pass for the upcoming wrestling game. It contains a lot of extra content, which seems to be par for the course with these games. Remove wrestlers one year f...   read

 
 
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The best FIFA 17 deals are probably on Xbox One

We're less than a week away from the release of FIFA 17 and it's looking like Microsoft's Xbox One is winning the "console of choice" war. For the Xbox One copy of the game, you'll receive physical props and a gift card, while the FIFA 17 X...   read

 
 
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Oh, right, there's a new Hot Shots Golf for PS4!

Well, this is a pleasant surprise! I had forgotten there was a new Hot Shots Golf (Everybody's Golf in Europe and Japan) coming to PlayStation 4. While I'm a fairly casual player by superfan standards, I still feel like this is one of thos...   read

 
 
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