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One year later, ReCore's finally pretty good

Today, September 13, is the one-year anniversary of ReCore's release. In our review, I scored it a 4 out of 10, citing a ton of technical issues and a needlessly drawn-out end-game as factors that overshadowed how good the first two-thirds ...

 
 
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Online open world... basketball? NBA 2K18 has my attention

Well I was just talking in my Madden 18 review about the lackluster story of NBA 2K18, and now 2K shows an ambitious new mode called The Neighborhood. In an open world spanning several urban residential blocks, players can team up for...

 
 
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Human Head Studios' Rune gets a surprise sequel announcement

Many moons ago, in the year 2000, Human Head Studios released an epic action game that was steeped in Norse mythology. Running on the then cutting edge Unreal 1.0 engine, Rune put players in the shoes of a Viking named Ragnar on a quest to ...

 
 
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GTA: Online gets Smuggler's Run update next week

Do you remember Trevor's paranoid neighbour, Nervous Ron, from Grand Theft Auto V? I personally don't, but that game feels like many moons ago.Anyway Ron will be returning to the world of GTA: Online next week as part of  new update, S...

 
 
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Here's another look at Skyrim on Nintendo Switch

We've seen trailers and even off-screen footage for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Nintendo Switch, but there's still plenty we don't know about this version. Bethesda hasn't exactly been forthcoming. Digital Foundry briefly went hands-on w...

 
 
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Biomutant's Gamescom trailer looks...okay?

The initial leak of Biomutant from last week had me a bit excited. While I'm not exactly big on anthropomorphic lead characters, I do love martial arts and kung fu films, so a nice open-world with those properties could have made for an int...

 
 
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The Crew 2 touches down in March 2018

By the time The Crew 2 releases on March 16, 2018, I'll be ready to dig into another open-world racer. I spent a stupid amount of time screwing around the scaled-down USA and grinding up my stats in The Crew, and even though the sequel w...

 
 
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THQ Nordic reveal details and trailer for Biomutant

Details are starting to emerge from Stockholm, Sweden about THQ Nordic's new open-world, anthropomorphic RPG Biomutant, talked about in hushed whispers last week.The adventure, set in a post-apocalyptic universe, has been described as a "Ku...

 
 
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Horizon Zero Dawn rolls out new 'Story Mode' difficulty

Horizon Zero Dawn is no slouch, difficulty-wise. I tend to come into big releases with certain expectations about how challenging it will or won't be, and I was off the mark on this one. There's a definite learning curve to kitting yourself...

 
 
 
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German magazine leaks THQ Nordic's Biomutant

An advertisement from a German gaming magazine (now archived on Reddit) has spoiled the announcement of a brand new open-world action RPG from THQ Nordic. Called Biomutant, the game features a post apocalyptic setting with anthropomorphic c...

 
 
 
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What's up with ReCore? We find out in five days

You'd be forgiven if you thought ReCore was dead. For months now, it's existed akin to a heart rate monitor that blips the faintest beat just often enough to indicate there's still some life left. We'll find out in five days what that ...

 
 
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BioWare has plans for eventual Dragon Age sequels

Depending on who you ask, Dragon Age is either one of the best RPG franchises to come out of BioWare in a long time or a lot of failed potential from a once great company. While I never personally cared for the series, I do admire how the P...

 
 
 
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No Man's Sky is back this week with another major update

No Man's Sky is mostly a distant memory for me at this point, but with an ARG brewing and people getting jazzed about uncovering its secrets, the sci-fi exploration game has been back on my mind. We've known about a possible August launch f...

 
 
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Horizon Zero Dawn's story expansion is out this November

The announcement went somewhat under the radar amid the hustle and bustle of E3, but there is a story expansion in the works for Horizon Zero Dawn. Guerrilla shared a short video of The Frozen Wilds at the show (embedded here for your conve...

 
 
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Breaking down why Breath of the Wild is highly overrated

It's been just over five months since The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild opened to a landslide of perfect scores from the media at large. I was beginning to think we as a gaming community had gotten past hyperbole, but many have b...

 
 
 
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Saints Row ruined Grand Theft Auto for me

My relationship with the car-jacking hooker-mugging series we all know as Grand Theft Auto began the way it does for a lot of people. Sometime when I was in middle school, a friend brought over a copy of Grand Theft Auto III. It was a weird...

 
 
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Dynasty Warriors 9 is heading West on PC, PS4, and Xbox One

The initial announcement for Dynasty Warriors 9 only clarified that the game would be releasing on PS4. While that is still true for Japan, Western audiences will be able to partake in the open-world hack-n-slash-athon on PC, PS4, or Xbox O...

 
 
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Grand Theft Auto modders are taking the mayhem to space

Space is a lawless place. On earth, the infrastructure's generally there to discourage and prevent felony grand theft auto. The same can't be said for space. It's like international waters: Anything goes. Also, there aren't any cars to ste...

 
 
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'No plans' for Assassin's Creed Origins on Switch

Assassin's Creed Origins director Ashraf Ismail, in an interview Gaming Bolt, has stated that this year's roof-running, throat-stabbing adventure won't be coming to the Nintendo Switch.Whilst it wouldn't have been the first time the series ...

 
 
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Review: Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles is a game that I've been highly interested in ever since it was first announced. It looked like something that was right up my alley, given its utterly adorable art style and the fact that it quite ...

 
 




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