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You Definitely Don't Need to Play Battleborn Tap

By Cassidee Moser, May 04, 2016 1:00pm PDT

Like seriously, you don't. At all. 

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"jeff gerstmann loves any and all clicker games so i'm pretty sure his opinion should be taken ..."

- DeBurgo see all 9 comments

Half Steps: A History of Console Upgrades, Part 2: Sega CD

By David Craddock, May 04, 2016 11:00am PDT

Our look back at console add-ons and upgrades continues with the first of the Genesis's two ill-fated enhancements.

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"this was the last console I've ever purchased, mostly played the Batman TAS game, it was pretty ..."

- azuvatar see all 5 comments

One With the Force: A History of Cancelled Star Wars Games

By Cassidee Moser, May 03, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Some things are just too beautiful to be made. And then, others are just the victims of business dealings. Most of these fall into the latter category.

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"that 1313 game looked pretty sweet. never seen that footage before"

- rtrson see all 5 comments

Pocket Card Jockey Review: Dark Horse

By Steve Watts, May 03, 2016 1:00pm PDT

Pocket Card Jockey is a quirky solitaire RPG from the studio that brought us Pokemon, but does it have the legs of its older sibling? Our review.

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Ditching the Dog Tags: Call of Duty and Diversifying the FPS

By Cassidee Moser, May 02, 2016 2:20pm PDT

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's departure from the gritty military shooter is a small part of a larger phenomenon. 

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"I bet this all will run in cycles. We'll be back to exclusively mud and desert fps games soon ..."

- Mata-Leao see all 3 comments

Making a Hearthstone Card: The Madness of Yogg-Saron

By Steve Watts, Apr 29, 2016 9:00am PDT

Blizzard's Mike Donais and Peter Whalen give us an exclusive inside-look at the design process that went into creating that most wild of Old Gods, Yogg-Saron.

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"Good article, was retweeted by Bllizzards Heathstone feed too."

- yoshimi20 see all 8 comments

Horseshoes, Powergloves, and Other Weird Real-Life Controller Patents

By Cassidee Moser, Apr 28, 2016 3:00pm PDT

From wearable motion controls to breakable controllers, let's look at some of gaming's weirdest controller patents from the past few years. 

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Nintendo NX Rumor Round-Up: What we know, what we think we know

By Cassidee Moser, Apr 27, 2016 4:00pm PDT

Nintendo's 2017 NX release window announcement has kickstarted the rumor mill again today. To keep everything straight, here's a rundown of the rumors and confirmed details we've seen. 

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"#3 should be Q1 2017, unless they already produced all of them."

- quazar see all 6 comments

Hearthstone's 'Standard' Mode is the New Best Way to Play

By Steve Watts, Apr 27, 2016 2:15pm PDT

As a Hearthstone veteran, I assumed I'd stick with the Wild format. I'm starting to suspect I was very wrong.

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"glad they nerfed some cards, the useless Master of Disguise Goldens I got from my season rewards ..."

- R@zzle see all 3 comments

Invisible, Inc. is a Solid Strategy Game on Console

By Cassidee Moser, Apr 27, 2016 12:44pm PDT

Invisible, Inc. recently made the jump to consoles. But is it worth playing without a mouse and keyboard?

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Half Steps: A History of Console Upgrades, Part 1: Famicom Disk System

By David Craddock, Apr 27, 2016 8:35am PDT

To get an idea of the pitfalls and perils littering Sony's path to PlayStation Neo, let's exhume a few half-step consoles from the gaming industry's past. First up: Nintendo's ill-fated disk drive for the Famicom.

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"Rad article man, good stuff you totally got to do more I loved it, thanks for this."

- valcan_s see all 17 comments

Xenomorphs, Banshees, and Other Terrifying Video Game Aliens

By Cassidee Moser, Apr 26, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Happy Alien day! To celebrate Ellen Ripley's continued conquest for survival against Xenomorphs, let's take a look back at some of the most terrifying aliens we've encountered in video games. 

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The Walking Dead: Michonne review: Rough Cut

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 26, 2016 12:01am PDT

The Walking Dead: Michonne tells a powerful tale, one that's diminished by its shorter length. Our review.

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Breaking Down Hearthstone's Old Gods Cards (Part 9)

By Steve Watts, Apr 25, 2016 1:00pm PDT

As Hearthstone's next big expansion inches ominously close, we finish with a look at all the remaining neutral cards.

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Lawbreakers: Cliff Bleszinski on free-to-play, diversity, and eSports

By Steve Watts, Apr 25, 2016 12:30pm PDT

In a wide-ranging interview, Cliff Bleszinski talks about what drew him back to game development, where he'd like the industry to go, and the pet peeves he wants to avoid in Lawbreakers.

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"Awesome article! Really interesting interview, and well written. I had totally forgotten about ..."

- MikkleThePickle see all 4 comments