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Destiny 2 Preview: Rebuilding on a Firm Foundation

By Steve Watts, May 18, 2017 4:18pm PDT

While refined in all the right ways, Destiny 2's first gameplay reveal didn't come with any surprises—and that's both good and bad.

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"Good stuff. I just hope the bosses and such in the PvE game aren't so bullet-spongey this time ..."

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The Surge Review-in-Progress: 'Sci-Fi Souls' Borrows Tropes, Expertly Reinvents Others

By David Craddock, May 15, 2017 3:01pm PDT

By knowing what to borrow and what to reinvent, The Surge proves itself more than a cheap sci-fi knockoff of FromSoftware's blockbuster.

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"I'm trying to run it at 4k on a Titan X Pascal (other hardware isn't worth mentioning, the gpu ..."

- ManiacalMoose see all 25 comments

Fire Emblem Echoes: What's New, What's Different

By Steve Watts, May 10, 2017 1:30pm PDT

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is a very different kind of Fire Emblem game, thanks to its legacy as a spin-off during the Famicom era. Those changes plus new modernization features makes for a hybrid unlike anything in the series so far.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Pre-Review Impressions

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 24, 2017 6:00am PST

We've spent the week with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for Nintendo Switch. Find out our impressions in this hands-on preview.

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"Not unless it's sitting on a rack with 500 copies at IKEA it seems"

- ItCameFromTheDesert see all 139 comments

Nintendo Switch Preview

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 23, 2017 6:00am PST

We preview the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo's soon-to-be-released console/handheld hybrid.

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"What skankcore said. They even throw in a few strips of scotch tape to clean the screen with."

- Jason Faulkner see all 23 comments

Elder Scrolls Online Faces the Future with Morrowind Expansion

By Steve Watts, Feb 22, 2017 7:00am PST

We talk with Elder Scrolls Online creative director Rich Lambert about the upcoming Morrowind expansion, how ESO has changed, and what he sees as the future of MMOs.

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"With more and more resources being devoted to ES Online, I wonder how long it will be, if ever, ..."

- rjdriver see all 3 comments

Into the Breach Preview: FTL's Creators Pit Mechs Against Aliens in Post-Apocalyptic Warfare

By David Craddock, Feb 20, 2017 1:30pm PST

Trying their collective hand at turn-based strategy gaming, the makers of FTL: Faster Than Light are out to challenge the conventions of both the strategy genre and popcorn flicks.

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"I was already interested, but this got me excited. They really sound like they've put a lot of ..."

- Begawkiness see all 21 comments

Nintendo Switch Owners Can Participate in the Splatoon 2 Global Testfire Preview this March

By Asif Khan, Feb 11, 2017 1:20am PST

Nintendo announced the news directly to their fans on their official YouTube channel. 

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"They did that with the original as well, hardly had any issues with the Splatoon Network connection."

- one random winner see all 17 comments

Landfall VR Multiplayer Beta Gameplay Preview

By Asif Khan, Feb 01, 2017 6:00am PST

Check out this old-fashioned top down virtual reality multiplayer game from Oculus Studios and Force Field VR.

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"Multplayer VR Giant Head Simulator, awesome. I assume it will support the Oculus Touch head and ..."

- gaplant see all 7 comments

Halo Wars 2 Preview: Where Console and PC Collide

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 19, 2017 2:14pm PST

Halo Wars 2 is shaping up to be a worthy successor and a smart implementation of strategy games on a console. Read our full preview to learn more. 

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"Crossplay in fps games dosent feel stacked because they neuter pc's advantages by limiting max ..."

- godm0de see all 3 comments

Arms is Wii Sports Boxing by Way of Splatoon (Hands-On)

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2017 7:50am PST

Arms takes the goofy boxing action of Wii Sports and adds extra layers of depth, making for a surprisingly strategic head-to-head boxing game.

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"I swear I wrote a post saying the exact same thing as this article title but of course I can't ..."

- one random winner see all 3 comments

Nintendo Switch Could Become Nintendo's Best Portable System (Hands-On)

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2017 10:30am PST

To properly understand the strategy of Nintendo Switch, think of it more as a successor to the 3DS than the Wii U.

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How Pokemon Sun and Moon hopes to be the most accessible Pokemon to date

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 21, 2016 2:00pm PDT

After 20 years, it's easy to dismiss another main Pokemon title as just more of the same. But Pokemon Sun and Moon are making a couple of changes that are worth paying attention to.

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Four Things We Learned About Obsidian's Tyranny

By Cassidee Moser, Oct 17, 2016 6:00am PDT

We played a demo of the grimdark fantasy RPG Tyranny recently and learned some new details about it. 

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"Normal is the way to go for the first playthrough. I finished the game at 77 hours, fucking ..."

- Rehevkor see all 17 comments

Skylanders Imaginators bringing 3D printing to DIY concept

By Steve Watts, Oct 03, 2016 5:00am PDT

Skylanders Imaginators lets you make your own character, and a newly announced 3D printing option brings the concept full circle.

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