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The Amazing Spider-Man preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 12:00pm PDT

It's unfortunate that The Amazing Spider-Man is titled as such, because it's inevitable that not-so-clever journalists like myself will go for the obvious headline: "The Bot-So-Amazing Spider-Man."

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"That title goes all the way back to 1963 and Mr. Stan Lee. (The movie should have been ..."

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate announced, is 2D/3D hybrid for 3DS

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Mirror of Fate is an interesting marriage of Lords of Shadow and the classic 2D Metroidvania games. The game is played on a 2D plane, but features the combat of its 3D console counterparts.

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"Uh, spoilers, dude. And it's also not actually new to make them related, it was heavily ..."

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 12:00pm PDT

I cut clean through the top half of a man's head. It was a genuinely uncomfortable sight--and only the beginning of the hyper-violence featured in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.

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"Agree, I am dying to play it, been watching its progress for a long time."

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DmC: Devil May Cry preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Yes, he's younger and has black hair. But having played the new DmC, it's hard to think of it as a reboot. It plays so much like the previous games, that it might as well have been called Devil May Cry 5.

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"Actually having seen that trailer i'm more interested in this now, wasn't too impressed with the ..."

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Sleeping Dogs preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 9:00am PDT

A Square Enix exec claimed that former publisher Activision was "crazy" for dropping the title, and after some time with it, I'd agree.

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"Hell, the Yakuza games have a loyal, if small, following. This would probably have a bit wider ..."

- Borzoi see all 7 comments

Quantum Conundrum preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 9:00am PDT

The similarities between Portal and Quantum Conundrum are almost too numerous to write up. But that's not really a bad thing, right?

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LittleBigPlanet Vita preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 04, 2012 8:00pm PDT

Yes, LittleBigPlanet for Vita is "just LittleBigPlanet for Vita." But it is also much more than that, thanks to powerful game creation tools aimed at touch screen gameplay.

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Sports Champions 2 preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 04, 2012 8:00pm PDT

Sports Champions 2 features far more iconic sports, but they aren't quite as good at showing off Move's accuracy.

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Far Cry 3 preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 04, 2012 4:00pm PDT

The quintessential elements of Far Cry seem to be intact, which should sate fans of the original games. However, what makes Far Cry 3 such an interesting experience is what it tries to do new.

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"Watch Dogs demo was pretty cool, i'll admit.. gave you a sense of the gameplay and it seems that ..."

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Assassin's Creed 3 preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 04, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Connor is easily the deadliest assassin Ubisoft has created.

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Gameglobe: A free-to-play browser-based UGC engine for games

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 04, 2012 8:00am PDT

The crown jewel of Square Enix's upcoming lineup is a game that no one is talking about: Gameglobe. It's a free-to-play browser-based game that takes user-generated content to a whole new level.

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"It requires installing a native plugin, but it's still impressive. I wish the video would show ..."

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Rock Band Blitz preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 01, 2012 8:00am PDT

Rock Band Blitz is not only a great value for fans that have amassed a significant Rock Band library, it's a fun return to Harmonix's roots.

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"Online while-playing score tracking ala Trials is going to be AWESOME."

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Hitman: Absolution preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 01, 2012 6:00am PDT

Exploring the many ways of killing a man in Hitman Absolution.

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"My favorite part is one of the thumbnails is from the Mafia 2 dlc."

- Lionhart32935 see all 6 comments

ShootMania Storm preview

By Andrew Yoon, May 23, 2012 12:01am PDT

ShootMania is the FPS expansion of the ManiaPlanet universe, letting players play, create, and share their own maps and game types. While playing, I couldn't help but think back to the days of Unreal Tournament.

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"Yeah I worded that badly. I meant stuff more like Quake and UT. Love Tribes: Ascend though"

- Mecha Tofu Pirate see all 12 comments

Company of Heroes 2 preview

By Andrew Yoon, May 22, 2012 9:00am PDT

With such a storied legacy, how can Relic possibly build upon Company of Heroes? By taking the war to the Eastern Front, of course.

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"If you are going to call the German soldier a Nazi, you should also call the Soviets Bolsheviks."

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