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007 Legends preview

By John Keefer, Jun 05, 2012 2:00pm PDT

007 Legends celebrates the 50th anniversary of James Bond by revisiting six of 007's classic films, starting with Moonraker.


"Like one Christian Spicer, I too enjoyed Goldeneye 007 for Wii. I felt that it was able to ..."

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E3 2012: Nintendo showcase wrapup

By Steve Watts, Jun 05, 2012 1:10pm PDT

Our wrap-up of Nintendo's E3 press briefing, along with a few announcements that trailed out directly after the show.


"You're not that enhanced for a interrogator.. I'm a big fan boy of the big N, didn't see the ..."

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Watch Dogs confirmed for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 05, 2012 12:31pm PDT

Ubisoft Montreal's Watch Dogs is one of the most interesting games shown at E3 so far, yet Ubisoft was conspicuously quiet about which platforms it was being developed for, leading to speculation that it may be intended for next-gen consoles. No, it isn't.


"I haven't been this interested in a game just from a video since Valve revealed HL2 at E3 all ..."

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Epic Mickey 2 confirmed for November 18

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 05, 2012 12:18pm PDT

Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Rabbit will join forces on November 18, Disney Interactive announced today at E3, confirming the release date for Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two. It also blasted out an E3 trailer, with more of their animated animal adventures.


DmC: Devil May Cry preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Yes, he's younger and has black hair. But having played the new DmC, it's hard to think of it as a reboot. It plays so much like the previous games, that it might as well have been called Devil May Cry 5.


"Actually having seen that trailer i'm more interested in this now, wasn't too impressed with the ..."

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Transformers: Fall of Cybertron preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 12:00pm PDT

High Moon Studios surprised fans when to make a good game out of the Transformers license with War for Cybertron. Two years later, fans are getting a proper sequel--one that appears to end the Cybertron series.


Resident Evil 6 preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Having played nearly an hour of it, I'm disappointed to say that Resident Evil 6 isn't just disappointing--it's terrible.


"I kinda miss playing a Resident Evil game that is actually scary. Resident Evil 4 is a good ..."

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 12:00pm PDT

I cut clean through the top half of a man's head. It was a genuinely uncomfortable sight--and only the beginning of the hyper-violence featured in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.


"Agree, I am dying to play it, been watching its progress for a long time."

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate announced, is 2D/3D hybrid for 3DS

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Mirror of Fate is an interesting marriage of Lords of Shadow and the classic 2D Metroidvania games. The game is played on a 2D plane, but features the combat of its 3D console counterparts.


"Uh, spoilers, dude. And it's also not actually new to make them related, it was heavily ..."

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The Amazing Spider-Man preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 12:00pm PDT

It's unfortunate that The Amazing Spider-Man is titled as such, because it's inevitable that not-so-clever journalists like myself will go for the obvious headline: "The Bot-So-Amazing Spider-Man."


"That title goes all the way back to 1963 and Mr. Stan Lee. (The movie should have been ..."

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Wii U GamePad has 3-5 hour battery life

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 11:59am PDT

Nintendo's Wii U GamePad features a ton of tech: gyroscope, camera, and a giant touch screen. So, what kind of battery life can we expect?


"As much as I love Nintendo's franchises, the problem with both Pikmin 3 and NSMBU is that they ..."

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Game & Wario brings WarioWare gameplay to Wii U

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 11:43am PDT

Game & Wario (working title) is a spiritual successor to the WarioWare series coming to the Wii U.


Project P-100 announced for Wii U, from Platinum Games

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 11:09am PDT

Missing from Nintendo's E3 press conference was a game called P-100. Published by Nintendo, it's a launch game from Platinum Games, developer best known for Bayonetta.


"They should've bookended it with Pikminesque games, but I see where you're coming from, still a ..."

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NintendoLand announced for Wii U

By Steve Watts, Jun 05, 2012 10:09am PDT

Nintendo showed off NintendoLand at its E3 press briefing, a collection of mini-games that explain the concept behind the Wii U.


"Reggie mentioned after the briefing that this was intended to be like Wii Sports Resort was to ..."

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LEGO City Undercover coming to Wii U and 3DS

By Steve Watts, Jun 05, 2012 9:56am PDT

Nintendo showed off Lego City Undercover at its E3 press briefing, and announced that a 3DS version is in the works as well.


"Sony did something weird ... They showed up with games people wanted to play. Not Internet ..."

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