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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.


"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.


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

- Masem see all 11 comments

Hitman: Absolution preview

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

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


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

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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.


"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.


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

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Lost Planet 3 preview

By Andrew Yoon, May 22, 2012 8:00am PDT

After thirty minutes of hands-on time, I would say Lost Planet 3 is the game I always wanted Lost Planet to be.


"multiplayer in LP2 was awesome. I remember have a 3 man team where we did superhero poses with ..."

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Defiance preview

By Andrew Yoon, May 22, 2012 6:00am PDT

While many properties have attempted convergence between cinema and gaming, the persistent world of Defiance offers an opportunity to create something genuinely new.


"Cool idea, but they better let me watch on their website, because I'm not getting cable to know ..."

- XwingVmanX see all 2 comments

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy preview

By Andrew Yoon, May 18, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Theatrhythm should have everything a Square Enix fan could possibly want from a music game, absurd title and all.


""each game is represented by three songs." - That' Only 3 songs for each of the ..."

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Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time preview

By Andrew Yoon, May 18, 2012 9:00am PDT

Sly Cooper fans have waited seven years for a proper sequel to Sly 3, and it looks like Sanzaru's effort will give them exactly what they want.


Heroes of Ruin preview

By Andrew Yoon, May 17, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Generic title, generic premise, and generic art certainly don't make for a great first impression. However, thanks to streamlined controls and great connectivity features, Heroes of Ruin's multiplayer raids are quite a lot of fun.


"I'm really interested to see how this game turns out. If nothing else, it'll be a nice shot in ..."

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Smart As preview

By Andrew Yoon, May 17, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Smart As is exactly what you'd expect out of a brain training game--one designed to take advantage of the Vita's dual touch panels and 3G connectivity.


The Last of Us preview

By Andrew Yoon, May 17, 2012 9:00am PDT

Ever since its reveal, The Last of Us has been shrouded in mystery. While the developers have talked up many of the game's ambitious goals, little is known about how it actually plays. Finally seeing the game in action...


"Andrew: have you considered not writing your articles like they're being read on a local news ..."

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Enemy Front preview

By Jeff Mattas, May 08, 2012 6:00am PDT

I get an early, pre-alpha look at Enemy Front, an upcoming World War II shooter helmed by Stuart Black, developer of the bombastic 2006 shooter, Black.


"That game is poor show compared to the original DoD. Remake of the original with large maps ..."

- abjectblitz see all 10 comments

The Unfinished Swan preview

By Jeff Mattas, May 02, 2012 6:00am PDT

I get a look at the first level of The Unfinished Swan, a 2012-due indie game for the PlayStation Network by developer Giant Sparrow.


"Let's hope the game doesn't get released unfinished... hehe... oh, hang on..."

- FesterBlatz see all 2 comments

God of War: Ascension multiplayer preview

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 30, 2012 6:00am PDT

We get a look at God of War: Ascension's multiplayer component, shown at a Sony-run press event last week.


"Except for CoD, but only because it's yearly. I just fail to understand the "Hey, I don't ..."

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