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Field Report: Gotham City Impostors

By Steve Watts, Feb 17, 2012 12:00pm PST

Now that Gotham City Impostors has been released, we take a closer look at the game systems and technical hiccups in the zany multiplayer shooter.


Gotham City Imposters beta field report

By Steve Watts, Dec 19, 2011 2:00pm PST

A thorough poking and prodding of the recently released console beta for Gotham City Impostors.


Star Wars: The Old Republic first look

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 19, 2011 1:15pm PST

Star Wars: The Old Republic coverage kicks off with impressions of the first 10 levels of gameplay for the Jedi Consular player class.


"This, it's a weird hybrid kind of thing, not like a mmo unless you want it to be. Interesting to ..."

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Field Report: Grand Theft Auto 3 (iPad)

By Xav de Matos, Dec 15, 2011 1:00pm PST

We go hands on with Grand Theft Auto 3 on iPad, the tenth anniversary release available now.


"you can use a PS3 controller on Android . Or you can use your Android pad as an accelerometer ..."

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Field Report: Halo Anniversary

By Xav de Matos, Nov 15, 2011 12:00pm PST

We look at Microsoft's ten year 'celebration' of the original Halo with a Field Report on Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary. Does it remind us of the good old days or prove nostalgia isn't what it used to be?


"Does it have CO-OP MATCHMAKING? Nobody on the internet seems to care to respond to this ..."

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Field Report: Batman Arkham City 'Nightwing DLC'

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 02, 2011 5:15pm PDT

It's only been a few weeks since the release of Batman: Arkham City, but Rocksteady has already pushed out its first bit of DLC for the game. How does it play, and is it worth a purchase?


Field Report: Battlefield 3 PC single-player

By Xav de Matos, Oct 25, 2011 1:00pm PDT

We're still working on our Battlefield 3 review, but here are our first impressions of the first few missions found in the game on PC. So far, we've experienced a number of strange glitches.


"Have you tried playing in window mode? Also have you tried the latest beta drivers?"

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Field Report: L.A. Noire

By Xav de Matos, May 17, 2011 3:00pm PDT

L.A. Noire is out now and we've had a copy on our desks since yesterday. While a full review is coming, here is our initial impression of the game after five hours of gameplay.


"I'll tell you what I think... I think I'm a pretty average detective. :/ I usually get anywhere ..."

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Field Report: DC Universe Online

By Xav de Matos, Feb 03, 2011 11:45am PST

Field Reports provide our first-hand experience with the latest games, but should not be considered a review. Over the last few weeks I saved Supergirl's life, foiled a bomb threat concocted by the nefarious Harley Quinn, sent the menacing


"This is the case for PS3. I don't recall trying on PC. I'll let you know."

- XAVdeMATOS see all 30 comments

PlayStation Network Offering "11 for 2011" Sale

By Steve Watts, Jan 24, 2011 9:30am PST

Sony is kicking off the new year with sales on various PlayStation Network games, in what has been dubbed the "11 for 2011" sale. The PlayStation...


"Oh, and Comet Crash for sure. Local co-op is a blast in that game."

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Morning Discussion

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 24, 2011 5:00am PST

Hello The Internet, I hope you're feeling hale and hearty this morning. Xav's still away on holiday today, doubtless resting his ears after they...


"This is really ironic as my wife has said this week she wants to go to D'Bronx Friday night. ..."

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Field Report: Epic Mickey

By Brian Leahy, Dec 03, 2010 1:00pm PST

Field Reports provide our first-hand experience with the latest games, but should not be considered a review. You should know, right up front,...


"Spector once wrote on his blog that he's reactive - he plays a game, something really annoys him ..."

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Field Report: A Few Days with Call of Duty: Black Ops Multiplayer

By Brian Leahy, Nov 11, 2010 4:30pm PST

I've been playing Call of Duty: Black Ops multiplayer for a few days now on both the Xbox 360 and PC (with varying degrees of success) and while casual fans won't find many differences between Treyarch's latest and Modern Warfare 2, there are a lot of cha


"One thing I wish COD would include is a Terrorist-Hunt mode. Those are so fun to Co-Op through."

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Field Report - Killzone 3 Beta (Part Two)

By Xav de Matos, Nov 05, 2010 4:00pm PDT

After spending time with the Killzone 3 beta for a number of days, I became obsessed with grinding and crafting my favorite classes. Unlike Killzone 2, the third installment of the FPS from Guerri


"Was killzone 2 truthful to the E3 2k5 demo? I got a funny feeling in my tummy that it didn't ..."

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Field Report - Killzone 3 Beta (Part One)

By Xav de Matos, Oct 29, 2010 4:30pm PDT

It's odd to consider that we're already so deep into this generation of consoles that we're months away from the sequel to the one of the most controversial games on the PlayStation 3. Killzone 2


"isnt there a option to make the controls feel more like a Callof Duty? You know, tight controls. "

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