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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. "

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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 ..."

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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 :)"

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Dust 514 beta impressions

By Timothy J. Seppala, Aug 22, 2012 6:00am PDT

We played through the beta of Dust 514 and found that the melding of an FPS with the MMO EVE Online presents some interesting possibilities.


"can we get someone with 83 in their username to chime in next"

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Rabbids Land preview: What Wii U is all about

By Kat Bailey, Aug 17, 2012 7:30am PDT

Consider this thought for a moment: Couch co-op is not really a priority on the Xbox and the PlayStation. Oh, Microsoft has been pushing Dance...


Assassin's Creed 3 preview

By Kat Bailey, Aug 16, 2012 9:30am PDT

If not for the French at the Battle of the Chesapeake, the Revolutionary War may have lasted much longer than it ultimately did. It may have even...


Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation preview

By Kat Bailey, Aug 16, 2012 8:00am PDT

You could say that history is against Assassin's Creed III: Liberation. There have been a million handheld spinoffs of major franchises, and almost none of them have stood out in any substantive way. Ubisoft, of course, hopes to change all that.


Forge preview: high fantasy deathmatch with a dash of MMO

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 13, 2012 12:45pm PDT

We visit with indie developer Dark Vale Games to get an early look at Forge, an upcoming fantasy themed, action-driven multiplayer game that features MMO-like abilities.


""Of the character types that I briefly sampled, the Pyromancer stood out as my favorite. ..."

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Primal Carnage preview

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 13, 2012 12:00pm PDT

There are numerous class-based shooters available in the gaming landscape. So far, none of them feature playable dinosaurs. Indie developer Lukewarm Media looks to change that with Primal Carnage, an online multiplayer class-based shooter that pits a team of human mercenarie...


"I did the same. Then when I realized my mistake, I thought maybe this was a sequel (finally!) ..."

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FIFA Soccer 13 for Wii U preview

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 09, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Many are still looking for a "killer app" for Wii U. Surprisingly, EA Sports' FIFA Soccer 13 may have just filled that role.


"The touchscreen shooting goal overlay is partially transparent so you can see the action on the ..."

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LittleBigPlanet Vita preview: a touch of greatness

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 08, 2012 2:00pm PDT

The Vita version of LittleBigPlanet may be the best title in the franchise so far.


"sound shapes is cool too, gave me a reason to turn on my vita"

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Mass Effect 3 for Wii U preview

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 08, 2012 12:00pm PDT

While there are some novel ideas with the Wii U version of Mass Effect 3, I found the new features added by the GamePad didn't add much to the overall experience.


"Few things here 1) The machine is quite a bit more powerful than current HD consoles. It has ..."

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Rise of the Triad preview

By John Keefer, Aug 06, 2012 3:30pm PDT

If you enjoyed the original Rise of the Triad from Apogee back in 1995, then don't expect too much more from the upcoming reboot from Interceptor, except a few game tweaks and an Unreal Engine 3 upgrade. OK, that may be enough to try it again.


"Why hasn't this been done with the classic Doom and Duke games? >:( That said, I am all ..."

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Symphony: a procedural shmup that uses your music

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT

Symphony will work with any song in your music library, turning it into a procedurally-generated shmup.


"At least on the PC, there's a handy setting for changing the intensity of the particles. I've ..."

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