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Not a Hero Impressions: Shoot First, and Keep Shooting

By Steven Wong, Mar 26, 2015 11:30am PDT

In Not a Hero, BunnyLord wants to be elected mayor, so you help wage a murderous war on crime in an effort to win over public approval. There's nothing the public likes more than shooting crime in the face. How much bloodshed should a mayoral race include? Check out our impr...


Titan Souls Hands-on Impressions: Soul Crushing

By Steven Wong, Mar 20, 2015 10:00am PDT

Titan Souls, an upcoming indie developed 8-bit rero action game, pits players against a series of powerful titans. Armed only with a bow, a single magic arrow, and the strength of will, you must find a way to defeat these giant creatures. Our impressions and unsuccess story ...


"Its like I said before, all these "spring sales" should be freebies. No way am I laying down ..."

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Adr1ft Impressions: Just Breathe

By Steven Wong, Mar 12, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Adr1ft drops you out in space amid a destroyed space station, with no sense of who you are or what happened. It's up to you to survive, repair the station's critical systems, and find your way back to Earth. How is the game, where every breath could be your last, lookin...


"This sounds really really cool. I'm looking forward to checking it out."

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Payday 2 Crimewave Edition Impressions: Let's Be Bad Guys

By Steven Wong, Mar 12, 2015 11:00am PDT

We jump into the year of heists with Payday 2 Crimewave Edition, which gives Xbox One and PlayStation 4 players a chance to pull off high-paying robberies with all the content available to PC players. Our plan might be simple, and more than a little messy, but at least it ge...


Sid Meier's Starships Preview: Journeying to the Stars

By Steven Wong, Feb 24, 2015 5:00am PST

We go hands-on with Sid Meier's Starships to see if we have what it takes to build an unstoppable armada and conquer the galaxy... through reason and diplomacy, of course. Our most powerful battleships are named Reason and Diplomacy.


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Evolve Early Access PC Impressions: We're all Monsters

By Steven Wong, Jan 12, 2015 1:00pm PST

Evolve puts our hunter/hunted skills to the test once again with an all-new Early Access demo. The demo features new moves, new modes, and more personality to man-eating monsters. Our impressions. 


"I wish you were more nimble like the invisible in The Hidden. It's really fun to fuck with ..."

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Adrift Preview: Shooting for the Moon

By Steve Watts, Dec 05, 2014 7:02pm PST

A hands-on demo of Adrift just ahead of tonight's trailer debut at The Game Awards showed impressive ambition, even as the studio remained tight-lipped on plot and gameplay details. Our preview.


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Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions preview: Retro still evolving

By Bryan Dawson, Sep 17, 2014 10:00am PDT

This isn't your old man's Geometry Wars. Dimensions offers a whole new take on a beloved shooter.


"Still fucks me off that Geometry Wars 2 never came to PC. I had a fucking blast playing that on ..."

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Assassin's Creed Unity Co-Op hands-on: this ain't Ocean's Eleven

By Robert Workman, Sep 16, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Bring friends and get some heisting done in Unity's new co-op missions.


"This is the issue I have with 99% of "preview" articles. All of these outlets get/see the same ..."

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Gauntlet hands-on impressions: Wealth, power, and extra helpings of turkey

By Steven Wong, Sep 15, 2014 12:00pm PDT

We cut loose with an early look at Gauntlet - the game where friends come together to watch each other's backs... just long enough to stab them in it. 


"if you don't mind carting your PC back and forth or buying a 2nd gaming pc. meh"

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Bloodborne hands-on: sweet, sweet death

By Robert Workman, Sep 04, 2014 10:00am PDT

We take a deadly go-round with the latest brutal monster from Sony and From Software.


"There is co-op i recall the devs said you can work with others so i took that to mean co-op is ..."

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The Order: 1886 hands-on preview: world on fire

By Robert Workman, Sep 03, 2014 6:00am PDT

We take a close look at the forthcoming action/shooter from Ready At Dawn Studios.


""monsters, who have been fighting a painstaking war against the humans " why 'painstaking'? ..."

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S2 Games introduces single player episodic gaming to Strife

By John Gaudiosi, Sep 02, 2014 3:00pm PDT

With the Strife Open Beta officially open globally, gamers will also get free access to single-player episodic games focusing on key heroes from the game


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PAX Prime 2014: hands-on with Mortal Kombat X

By Robert Workman, Aug 31, 2014 8:00pm PDT

Oh, yeah, you’ve got a fight on your hands.


"Mortal Kombat [Komplete Edition] was/is awesome on Xbox 360. I'll add this to my list of reasons ..."

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PAX Prime 2014: Hands-on with Assassin's Creed Rogue

By Robert Workman, Aug 31, 2014 8:00pm PDT

We did some Assassin hunting and lived to tell the tale.


"It's inevitable. They spruced up the Vita game for an HD release, so I can't see them leaving ..."

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