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Loadout preview: A million possibilities

By Steve Watts, Sep 17, 2012 11:30am PDT

A hands-on look at Loadout, the modular weapon focused shooter from Edge of Reality.


"it seems like you can only have 1 weapon? railguns and shotguns only map."

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U preview: all about the mushrooms

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 14, 2012 1:15pm PDT

The upcoming Wii U release of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 may be the craziest entry in the series ever, thanks to a Nintendo-inspired exclusive mode.


"Its official, Nintendo manages to steal the best version of Tekken Tag 2!!! I've been wanting ..."

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Medal of Honor Warfighter single player preview

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 14, 2012 9:00am PDT

Two years later, EA is giving the Medal of Honor series another whirl. This time, there's a brand new engine and a more bombastic, action-packed narrative. But is it any better? That's questionable.


"Don't waste your money buying this game, you can download it for free from"

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Firefall preview: The sprawling beta

By Steve Watts, Sep 13, 2012 6:00am PDT

Impressions from a guided demonstration of Firefall from lead designer Scott Youngblood of Tribes fame.


"Friends already in beta while I'm stuck waiting for my beta key can't wait for it people are ..."

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Fuse preview: Overstrike reborn

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 12, 2012 6:45am PDT

Insomniac has a proud history of outrageous weaponry. The creators of Ratchet & Clank and Resistance now bring their tradition of hard-hitting...


"Same here. :( I really don't like the new more realistic aesthetic."

- singlespace see all 7 comments

Torchlight 2 preview: Finishing Touches

By Steve Watts, Sep 11, 2012 9:30am PDT

A hands-on look at Torchlight 2 as it prepares for its fast-approaching launch.


"That's really close to the end and where it actually starts to get kind of hard (unless you are ..."

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown preview: Little Gray Target Practice

By Steve Watts, Sep 07, 2012 9:00am PDT

A hands-on look at XCOM: Enemy Unknown, peppered with thoughts on updating the classic from lead producer Garth DeAngelis.


"this game is going to rock, I got UFO to learn how to play and its pretty brutal .. like no ..."

- Frush81 see all 8 comments

Company of Heroes 2 preview: Cold Snap

By Steve Watts, Sep 07, 2012 8:15am PDT

A hands-on look at Company of Heroes 2, the anticipated RTS follow-up from Relic Entertainment.


"I'm not sure that, with putting flags on fuel depots in the middle of a battlefield and having ..."

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Hitman: Absolution preview: taking a Contract

By Steve Watts, Sep 06, 2012 11:00am PDT

A hands-on preview of Hitman: Absolution's newly announced Contracts mode, with some insight from game director Tore Blystad.


"Awesome, good info, I can not wait for this game have it pre ordered already, will be the best ..."

- valcan_s see all 2 comments

Harold preview: the goofy savant

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2012 12:00pm PDT

A hands-on look at Harold, a racing-platformer with gorgeous art design.


Guardians of Middle-earth preview: MOBA goes console

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2012 9:30am PDT

A hands-on look at Guardians of Middle-earth, the downloadable console MOBA coming this fall from Monolith Productions.


"I actually never looked at it from the angle of knowing characters before. Since I've played ..."

- yemeth see all 4 comments

Marvel Avengers: Initiative preview

By Jeff Mattas, Sep 05, 2012 7:30am PDT

We take a look at the first chapter of Marvel Avengers: Initiative, an Infinity Blade-like episodic action-adventure for mobile devices, starring The Incredible Hulk.


Tekken Tag Tournament 2 preview

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 04, 2012 9:00am PDT

It's been 10 years since the original Tekken Tag Tournament first saw the light of day, but the game has retained a cult following amongst fighting game fans. Namco Bandai now had a follow-up ready, bringing the tag mechanics of the first game to the current generation of co...


"Yea, I definitely remember playing this to death in like 97/98. Can't wait for this. "

- k1ld0r see all 3 comments

Forza Horizon preview

By Garnett Lee, Aug 30, 2012 6:00am PDT

Simulation racers just happened to be the natural outlet for that energy in the videogame world when they sat down to do it. With Forza Horizon the team hopes to find a different expression that triggers a more emotional response.


"Any word on control configurability? I love GT5's "any command to any button" setup, and after ..."

- the archvile see all 12 comments

NBA Baller Beats preview

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 23, 2012 10:00am PDT

After some clunky Kinect experiences, we approached NBA Baller Beats with a sense of lowered expectations, but for anyone looking to refine their skills before playing pickup at the local park, it's a fun and intense cardio workout.


"...and Gustavo Ayon. Two of the three Mexicans to ever play in the NBA :)"

- xsikal see all 5 comments