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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...

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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.

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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.

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""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...

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"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.

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"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.

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"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.

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"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.

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"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.

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

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Star Trek preview

By Jeff Mattas, Jun 13, 2012 5:15pm PDT

We step behind closed doors at E3 2012 to get a fresh look at the upcoming Star Trek co-op shooter being developed by Digital Extremes.

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"I feel ya on that man, I had my mother sell mine on ebay years and years ago for some extra cash ..."

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The Cave preview

By Jeff Mattas, Jun 13, 2012 9:00am PDT

We sit down for a behind-closed-doors E3 demo of The Cave, an upcoming Metroidvania-style adventure game developed by Ron Gilbert and Double Fine.

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"this does actually look pretty cool. Looking forward to seeing more as the release date approaches"

- Wiz74 see all 8 comments

Rayman Legends: the best Wii U platformer at E3

By Jeff Mattas, Jun 12, 2012 2:00pm PDT

We get some hands-on time with the Wii U version of Rayman Legends at E3 2012, and come away surprised and impressed by the its innovative use of the tablet controller.

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"love the music at the end level that matchs in with the game play"

- okellyc see all 4 comments

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive preview

By Jeff Mattas, Jun 11, 2012 12:30pm PDT

We grab some hands-on impressions of an Xbox 360 build of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at E3 2012, and get some more details about a couple of additional game modes.

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"yeah but some people have to prove that can't be hoodwinked. They going to take a copy of CS:GO ..."

- dookiebot see all 10 comments

Need for Speed Most Wanted preview

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 07, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Becoming notorious is the name of the game in Criterion's latest entry to the Need for Speed series. A new open world gives players a chance to drive around, wreak havoc, and get into bone-crushing car wrecks.

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"If you want to try out this game before buying go to Mygame9.com and get it from there. There ..."

- Peterk11 see all 3 comments

Crysis 3 preview

By Jeff Mattas, Jun 07, 2012 11:00am PDT

We get some hands-on time with a PC build of the last planned chapter in the Crysis trilogy, and see if Crysis 3's new bow lives up to the hype.

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"If you want to try this game out , just go to Mygame9.com and download it Download this game ..."

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