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Splatoon 2 will feature offline LAN play, spectator mode

You have to be a nerd of a certain age to remember the golden days of the LAN (Local Area Network) party, a geeky gathering where people brought their computers or consoles together in one physical location to take advantage of latency-free...   read

 
 
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Mega Bloks Halo: The triple-A Lego ripoff that never came to be

Back in 2010, Microsoft and Mega Brands teamed up to release Halo Mega Bloks, a set of construction toys based on Xbox's flagship shooter. That wasn't the extent of the partnership, though. While Halo was delving into the toy wor...   read

 
 
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School Girl Zombie Hunter English trailer suggests localization, but is absolutely NSFW

The only thing that irritates me more than changing iconic hats is when in zombie-related media people refuse to refer to them as just "zombies." No, they have to try ever so hard to avoid the term, preferring phrases like "those...those......   read

 
 
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Hey uh, Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash actually looks pretty fun

Think of the perfect steak, one from your favorite restaurant, perhaps momma's homecookin' or even your own hand-crafted meaty heaven. Then think how succulent that juicy, warm, medium-well steak meticulously crafted just the way you like ...   read

 
 
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Red Dead Revolver is out on PS4

The rather unrelated predecessor to Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption, Red Dead Revolver came out in 2004 (that's PlayStation 2 era, folks) after Rockstar bought the rights and developer Angel Studios, which became Rockstar San Diego.  Y...   read

 
 
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School Girl Zombie Hunter has a dedicated 'remove clothes' button

OK so there is one last game from Tokyo Game Show I wanted to talk about. It's an odd one you may have heard of by now, and assuming you read the title to this article, you should have a good idea of what the game is about. Yep, in the rece...   read

 
 
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Watch the first Metal Gear Survive gameplay here

Konami is debuting Metal Gear Survive gameplay at the 2016 Tokyo Game Show after announcing the Metal Gear Solid V scrap recycling job at gamescom last month. The four-player multiplayer game is set in an alternate universe following the ev...   read

 
 
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Gears of War 4 doesn't have a locked frame rate on PC

While Gears of War 4 is coming to both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC, the experiences across the two platforms won't be identical. With the Play Anywhere functionality, players will be able to hop between the two versions freely to make t...   read

 
 
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The Division's recent Steam reviews are 'overwhelmingly negative'

It looks like there's been...some kind of fissure, maybe, between fans of The Division and The Division itself. The overall Steam reviews for Tom Clancy's estate's latest martial law fantasy are "Mixed" over the four months since release. T...   read

 
 
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Mass Effect Trilogy comes to EA Origin Access

Subscribers to Origin Access on the PC can now play the entire Mass Effect trilogy as part of their subscription.  EA’s subscription service initially launched on Xbox One, but recently expanded to included PC, too. For now, the ...   read

 
 
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The Division is now the biggest new IP launch ever

Ubisoft has confirmed The Division has 9.5 million registered users, making it the most successful launch ever.  That’s not 9.5 million sales, mind you - registered users means people in the same household may be using the same c...   read

 
 
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One last Uncharted 4 trailer for the road

I'm not sure headline limitations and economy allow for it, but "One last Uncharted 4 trailer for the last of us" was my initial joke, but then I felt like it'd take explanation and at that point you're pushing the boundaries of what is a ...   read

 
 
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Here's what to expect from the Gears of War 4 multiplayer beta

Despite its bro appeal and casual association with the likes of Halo and Call of Duty, multiplayer in the first Gears of War 10 years ago was practically tacked on. Former Epic producer and continued Gears rudder at The Coalition, Rod Fergu...   read

 
 
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Watch this leaked Gears of War 4 alpha footage while you can

Someone uploaded what appears to be Gears of War 4 alpha footage to YouTube before deleting the video shortly thereafter as they were most likely breaking some sort of embargo. Lucky for us, someone downloaded the video and mirrored i...   read

 
 
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Walmart is selling Quantum Break for $48

Don't have an Amazon Prime or Best Buy's Gamers Club Unlocked membership? No problemo, says Walmart. If you're planning to pick up Xbox One's latest exclusive title Quantum Break, the game is already discounted by 20 perfect over at the ret...   read

 
 
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Remedy has an on-the-nose punishment for Quantum Break pirates

If pirates are going to act the part, they may as well look the part too. That's apparently a mantra over at Remedy Entertainment. People who are running an unlicensed copy of Quantum Break are finding themselves with a brand new acces...   read

 
 
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You're gonna lose that foot: Here's the Gears of War 4 box art

Cover art posts are usually boring, but this one's straight-up dangerous. The trench foot is an underrated concern in today's Apple Watch-wearing, Uber-riding society. But, stand in a puddle too long? Lop it off, doc. Those dogs ain't barki...   read

 
 
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Gears of War 4 hitting Xbox One on October 11 worldwide

Earlier this year we heard about a vague bump in Gears of War 4's release window, from holiday 2016 to fall 2016. Today we have some more specificity: Gears of War 4 is releasing on October 11 of this year. For those unwilling and/or incapa...   read

 
 
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Review: Quantum Break

Quantum Break is a video game that is not comfortable being only a video game. Born from Microsoft's now-abandoned cross-media initiative, Quantum Break is many things, only a fraction of them being a video game. It's advertised a...   read

 
 
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Xbox thinks Quantum Break might be a 'mega hit'

It's always suspect when a publisher claims that a not-yet-released game is going to be a success. They have a vested interest in the game selling well, so it behooves them to drum up even more excitement. Xbox is speculating that Quantum B...   read

 
 
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Check out Quantum Break's live-action show

Quantum Break hits next week, April 5, on PC (Windows 10 only) and Xbox One. Remedy's time travel shooter didn't sit right with me for years dating back to when I saw the game at E3 2013, but a recent preview event allayed those concerns, ...   read

 
 
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Uncharted 4 video extols the power of the PS4

I have to admit I was pretty jazzed about technical powering Uncharted: Drake's Fortune leading up to its PlayStation 3 release. Little details from water physics (and Drake's varying levels of dampness when submerged) to loads of variable...   read

 
 
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Sniper Elite 4, now with more Assassin's Creed

For whatever reason -- perhaps through no fault of its own -- I can't help but see the workings of other games when I look at Sniper Elite. Rube Goldberg-lite environmental executions remind me of Hitman. Third-person stealth melee killing ...   read

 
 
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Quantum Break finds Nirvana but not peace

Although it won't launch for another three weeks, Quantum Break has a launch trailer. That's the weird dilution of terminology in the games industry today -- words used because they sound good and not because they're accurate. Really,...   read

 
 
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Eat rats

Ubisoft Presents Steven Hansen's Tom Clancy's The Division is an MMO-lite a la Destiny, but that doesn't mean it can't bring in some moral choice flavor dialogue. Eats rats or starve!   read

 
 


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