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E3 2016: Agents of Mayhem and the Hurts of Latter-Day Saints

By Steve Watts, Jun 15, 2016 11:15pm PDT

The Saints Row series painted Volition into a corner. Agents of Mayhem blasts its way back out again.


"This sounds awesome! As much as I loved subsequent Saints Row games, there was something great ..."

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E3 2016 Preview: Strafe is a Classic FPS With New Ideas

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 15, 2016 11:14pm PDT

What's old is new  again in this retro-styled roguelike FPS. 


"This looks right up my alley. I'm a glutton for good single-player FPS's"

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E3 2016: Civilization 6 is a Brutal New World

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 15, 2016 9:07am PDT

I had 60 turns with Civilization 6... and it didn't turn out too well.


E3 2016: Detroit: Become Human is a Sci-Fi Thriller About Humanity

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 15, 2016 7:45am PDT

Detroit: Become Human is playing with some interesting ideas, even if they do come off as a bit trite. 


E3 2016: Tacoma Takes Gone Home's Eerie Mystery Hooks into Space

By Steve Watts, Jun 15, 2016 1:30am PDT

The Fullbright Company is definitely developing its own identifiable voice with Tacoma, as its sophomore game shows a knack for isolated mysteries with exploration at the helm.


"Your first paragraph sounds like an elaborate way of suggesting "You just don't get it", which ..."

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E3 2016: Horizon: Zero Dawn Makes the Old New Again

By Steve Watts, Jun 14, 2016 11:55pm PDT

Horizon: Zero Dawn boasts a unique and memorable setting and enemies--if only it weren't hampered by its forgettable title.


E3 2016: Sea of Thieves is a Massive Pirate Sandbox

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 14, 2016 11:08pm PDT

Be an infamous villain or a good-natured ruffian. It's up to you. 


E3 2016: God of War Takes Unexpected Turn to Introspection

By Steve Watts, Jun 14, 2016 10:15pm PDT

God of War has never been the most emotionally resonant series, but creative director Cory Barlog has plans to change that.


"Not really. Among all the blood and gore and rage of the FIRST GoW, there was actually all the ..."

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E3 2016: Injustice 2 Brings Brutality to DC Superhero Fistfights

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 14, 2016 10:08pm PDT

Every punch, kick, and slam in Injustice 2 carries twice the weight of its predecessor. 


E3 2016: Lego Worlds is Re-Imagined Minecraft

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 14, 2016 8:44pm PDT

Build it, break it, explore it. 


E3 2016: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Telling a Modern (Future) War Story

By Steve Watts, Jun 14, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare has ambitious plans for its story, even if the gameplay demonstrations aren't showing it yet.


E3 2016: RIGS Brings Inventive Sport to VR

By Steve Watts, Jun 14, 2016 11:00am PDT

RIGS looks to imitate the success of Rocket League with an inventive fictitious sport. This time, though, it's also being used as a proof of concept for VR.


E3 2016: Psychonauts Haven't Lost Their Charm in Rhombus of Ruin

By Steve Watts, Jun 14, 2016 1:00am PDT

The Psychonauts are coming back with a light, friendly VR puzzle game to lead neatly into its sequel.


E3 2016: Batman: Arkham VR Hits Hard with Nostalgia and Immersion

By Steve Watts, Jun 14, 2016 12:30am PDT

Batman: Arkham VR was one of the big surprises from Sony's press conference, and a look inside Batman's iconic cowl makes for an undeniably appealing package--even if its current incarnation is fairly thin.


E3 2016: Elder Scrolls Legends Impressions: So That's How Hearthstone Newbies Feel

By Steve Watts, Jun 13, 2016 1:00pm PDT

Elder Scrolls Legends brings some new and inventive twists to the digital CCG formula, but may be a difficult nut to crack for newcomers.