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Smoke and Mirrors: The Half-Truths and Misrepresentation of Past E3s

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 10, 2016 3:00pm PDT

I spy with my cynical eye...


"Not a bad little article on the pitfalls of hype....and now, back to our regularly scheduled hype."

- ornee see all 5 comments

Where are They Now? The Forgotten Announcements of E3 2015

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 10, 2016 10:00am PDT

There were a lot of interesting announcements at E3 2015, but a lot of them have since been mired in silence. What happened, and where are they now?


""The Fractured, But Hole" is a typo, should be "Whole". You were thinking of something nastier I ..."

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The Turing Test Preview: Exploring Europa

By Cassidee Moser, May 18, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Explore, solve puzzles, and learn the secrets of a space station on Europa in The Turing Test. 


4 Completely Watchable Video Game Movies

By Cassidee Moser, May 13, 2016 8:00am PDT

Video game movies are notoriously bad, but there are a few exceptions. Emphasis on "a few."


"It's a good list though. I'm having trouble thinking of anything that would deserve to be added. ..."

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Opinion: Battlefield 1: World War 1 May Be a Step Too Far

By Cassidee Moser, May 11, 2016 3:05pm PDT

Battlefield 1's setting is certainly unique, but that's not necssarily a good thing. 


"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTwJtHEYsuY VERY IMPORTANT!!! WATCH ALL THE WAY THROUGH."

- Kind of Funny Isn't it? see all 160 comments

Mass Effect: Andromeda: What We Know, What We Think We Know

By Cassidee Moser, May 10, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Shepard cameos? Multiplayer? New worlds? There's a lot out there to process when it comes to BioWare's upcoming Mass Effect adventure. Let's take a look at the confirmed facts and the speculative theories. 


Infinite Warfare and Battlefield 1: Where do We Go From Here?

By Cassidee Moser, May 10, 2016 12:00pm PDT

What's old is new, and what's new is...sort of new. Our main competing blockbuster shooters are taking two very different approaches this year, and it could influence a lot of what we see in the future. 


"Its whatever really. Shooting fans just need a place and enemy to shoot. Setting, story and so ..."

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Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner: Magic Sword

By Shack Staff, May 06, 2016 4:00pm PDT

Slay your draggin' profits.


"Ooh, this is one of my favorite arcade games. Any time I get mame working on anything, the ..."

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Civil War: Video Games Edition

By Cassidee Moser, May 06, 2016 1:30pm PDT

In honor of Marvel's grand super fight event, let's imagine if a similar situation caused a rift within key video game franchises. 


Hard Reset Redux Impressions and Developer Interview

By Joe Tirado, May 05, 2016 7:15pm PDT

Everything from the original game, but better.


Pax East 2016: Zombie Night Terror Impressions

By Joe Tirado, May 05, 2016 6:15pm PDT

We go hands on with this Lemmings inspired Zombie game.


Crush Your Enemies Impressions and Developer Interview

By Joe Tirado, May 05, 2016 4:20pm PDT



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. 


"The good clicker games are the ones that gradually reveal new surprises, so you're looking ..."

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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.


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

- rtrson see all 5 comments

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. 


"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