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Super Mario 3D World

Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play

I played Super Mario 3D World at E3 this past year and for whatever reason it just didn't interest me at all. Yeah, it's neat and it's about time they made a 3D Mario game with mulitplayer, but the demo made it feel like yet another New Sup...   read

 
 
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Dead Rising 3 TGS

Dead Rising 3 makes me happy with how crazy it is

The first showing of Dead Rising 3 looked good, but it also looked pretty serious. I feel in love with the franchise for its weirdness, so that first showing at E3 had me concerned. But from what I've seen at Tokyo Game Show this week, I'm ...   read

 
 
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Lightning Returns TGS

Lightning Returns at TGS: Open worlds, cool costumes

I like Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. I dug it from our very first hands-on preview, and I'm now I'm digging it even more after playing the new Tokyo Game Show floor demo. Some felt that the first preview was a bit linear. Line...   read

 
 
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Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I

First, you need to watch this trailer for Valiant Hearts: The Great War before reading anything about it. This isn't your typical war game, as Valiant Hearts is going beyond the disconnected action tropes of "good versus evil" you tend to ...   read

 
 
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Max: Brotherhood

I want to marathon Max: The Curse of Brotherhood

I've heard a fair bit about Max: The Curse of Brotherhood this year. This spiritual successor to Max and the Magic Marker sounded great, but it somehow was just off my radar, lost in the shuffle among the new games and consoles we're consta...   read

 
 
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Fighter Within preview

Flailing wildly in Xbox One exclusive Fighter Within

Ubisoft has something new up its sleeve, a fighting game exclusive to the Xbox One. Fighter Within is a motion controlled, one on one fighter with undertones of Tekken. It's the first game I've played that tries to take full control of t...   read

 
 
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Pokemon X/Y preview

Preview: Licking everyone in Pokemon X and Y

Pokemon X and Pokemon Y are currently playable in Japan at the Pokemon Game Show. We got a look at the same hands-on demo, minus the 10 minute time limit and the assuredly hours-long line. The demo opens with you as a random trainer -- t...   read

 
 
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Harpoon sharks and explore the sea in Assassin's Creed IV

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag takes us to the age of pirates, and because of that Ubisoft's Singapore studio was tasked with creating the full on ocean simulation. I spoke with lead designer Sebastien Berton who walked me through four of...   read

 
 
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BioShock Infinite DLC
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BioShock Infinite's first DLC is out on Steam today

We're here folks! Breathe that big ol' sigh of relief because by midday you'll see BioShock Infinite's first piece of downloadable content, Clash in the Clouds, available for download on the PC through Steam. Clash in the Clouds is an int...   read

 
 
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Skylanders Swap Force

Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil

Activision’s Skylanders franchise has always smelled of a money grab to me. Copperish, like the smell of old pennies scrounged up by hard-working parents so little Linda Anne can have all the newest and coolest Skylanders characters w...   read

 
 
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Regular Show game
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Regular Show game is an amalgam of old-school genres

Not to be outdone by its contemporary, Adventure Time, and the upcoming Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW!, Cartoon Network toon Regular Show is getting a long-titled game of its own, Regular Show: Mordecai and...   read

 
 
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XCOM preview

The Bureau: XCOM walks a tightrope of strategy and action

Once considered the flagship reboot of the XCOM franchise with a side meal strategy game to go with it in Firaxis' XCOM: Enemy Unknown, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified has found itself playing second fiddle in the eyes of many series fans. St...   read

 
 
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New Rayman Legends stuff

Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends is finally almost here. The delay of the Wii U version after the announcement of PS3, 360, and Vita ports seems worlds away, but I'm finally about to embark on the evolution of the gorgeous, 2D platforming goodness I fell in ...   read

 
 
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Jazzpunk preview

Trippy cyberpunk comedy spy thriller Jazzpunk is my jam

I'd be convinced Jazzpunk was made by some actually-talented, alternate universe me, for me, if I didn't meet and chat with one half of its creative team, Necrophone Games' Luis Hernandez, for myself. It's a first-person joke box riffing on...   read

 
 
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Hotline Miami 2
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Hero worship gone wrong in Hotline Miami 2

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number picks up after the events of the original game and focuses on two different groups of people you'll be playing as. While both groups are very different from one another, they both happen to be dealing with the...   read

 
 
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Hohokum
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I lost track of time with the laid-back Hohokum

Hohokum is one of the games at E3 that might just convince me to buy a PlayStation Vita already, even if it is also coming to PS3 and PS4 next year. Playing it on Vita with a nice pair of headphones seems like the only way to go. In d...   read

 
 
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Total War

Yes, you're going to like Total War: Rome II

A better-looking Rome: Total War would have been enough for some, myself included -- have you seen how crazy some of the battles look? "Epic" is not a word that frequently leaves my mouth (or fingers, in this case) but it's all too fitting ...   read

 
 
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Payday 2 preview

Payday 2 blew away my expectations, stole my heart

Payday 2 feels like one of the most ambitious sequels in recent memory. I was a fan of Payday: The Heist, which in and of itself is high praise. Normally I can't be bothered to play online multiplayer and I've had first-person shooter fatig...   read

 
 
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The Witcher 3 at E3

The Witcher 3 impressed the hell out of me

Those of you who haven't really gotten into The Witcher series might not be too invested in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt yet despite how great it looks. That's something you'll want to change leading up to release across PC, PlayStati...   read

 
 
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Thief is going to be an exhilarating game

We've already covered Thief and the latest demo we saw was largely the same: go in someone's house and steal their most precious item. Steven Hansen broke down a lot of the mechanics already, so I just wanted to touch on how the actual game...   read

 
 
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Kazunori Yamauchi on Gran Turismo 6 and beyond

At E3 this afternoon I had the pleasure of chatting with Polyphony Digital president Kazunori Yamauchi about his upcoming PS3 game, Gran Turismo 6. He also teased what might be coming up next, but made it clear that we're getting ahead of o...   read

 
 
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Knack hands-on

There's something nice about PS4's Knack

Knack came out of nowhere. This PS4 title is quite a bit different from what you'd expect for a launch title from Sony, but this makes it a standout in the large pile of upcoming next-gen games. As it stands right now, there's nothing else ...   read

 
 
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Saints Row IV

Saints Row IV is going to be the best superhero game ever

I was a little worried about Saints Row IV when it was revealed at PAX East. My main concern being how much fun would it really be revisiting Steelport even with superpowers and such. After some hands-on time though, I really can't wait to ...   read

 
 
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Disney Infinity preview

The Lone Ranger rides into Disney Infinity

Prior to the E3 festivities, Disney demonstrated the upcoming cash grab Disney Infinity to a room teeming with journalists. The focus of the event was on two of the in-game worlds plus the oft-touted Toy Box mode. The first world, based on ...   read

 
 
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Assassin's Creed IV

Ruling the seas in Assassin's Creed IV

Assassin's Creed IV is going to feature a huge open world that you'll be able to explore seamlessly. There are only a few large locations that you'll have to load into, but everything else in the West-Indies Sea, spanning the biggest map in...   read

 
 


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