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Origin PC EON17-X Laptop Review: Phenomenal Cosmic Powers

By Daniel Perez, Nov 25, 2015 9:00am PST

The Origin PC EON17-X offers phenomenal cosmic powers, all within an itty bitty living space with a desktop-grade CPU that's been overclocked to make sure your gaming needs can be fulfilled.


"Cool seeing hardware reviews on here. Gaming laptops seem like a really niche market. Most of ..."

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Star Wars: Battlefront Review - Faithful But Flawed

By Josh Hawkins, Nov 23, 2015 11:00am PST

Star Wars: Battlefront released last week, and we’ve spent the last several days crashing X-Wings, and battling the Imperials on Hoth. But is the Star Wars name enough to keep Battlefront alive? Our review.


"I found it to be absolutely visually impressive, but I found it to be the least enjoyable to play. "

- Mrc32 see all 9 comments

Knight Squad review: Just a Flesh Wound

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 18, 2015 1:00pm PST

For simplistic multiplayer fun, Knight Squad is up for the job, even if there are a couple of kinks in its armor that players may have to look past.


Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Review: Just a Slice

By Steve Watts, Nov 18, 2015 7:00am PST

Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash is the Wii U's newest Mario sports outing, so why does it have fewer modes and characters than a three year old 3DS game? Our review.


"Lazy and rushed cash grab for the holidays. Should be ashamed of themselves selling this for ..."

- atom519 see all 7 comments

Game of Thrones Season One Review: Surprise, You're Dead

By Steven Wong, Nov 17, 2015 9:00am PST

The Game of Thrones adventure game is really good at piling up bodies, but has trouble finding direction in between the bloodshed. Our review.


"That title better be a joke. Cause I haven't finished the game and I don't want to know the ending."

- rtricoche see all 10 comments

Rise of the Tomb Raider review: From the Ashes

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 10, 2015 6:10am PST

Now that Lara Croft's origin story is out of the way, does she blossom into the hardened explorer that's made her such an icon in Rise of the Tomb Raider? Our review.


""I'd frantically tap on the D-pad and still not end up switching to my desired weapon" I bet ..."

- baron calamity see all 2 comments

Fallout 4 Review: War Only Slightly Changes

By Steve Watts, Nov 09, 2015 5:00am PST

Fallout 4 is another tense and enthralling romp through the Wasteland, but it's not quite the revolutionary experience you may have come to expect given the long hiatus. Our review.


"Great review, and writing. This has been my review of your review."

- Subterranean Jenkem Farmer see all 65 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 review - A New Shade of 'Black'

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 06, 2015 10:30am PST

Those expecting something closer to the first two Black Ops games are in for something of a surprise. Call of Duty: Black Ops III sees Treyarch changing up some of the ideas established by its last two games. Some of them hit. Others, not so much. Our review.


"What ever happened to the Ass Creed "review in progress" has the progress stopped?"

- diamondfire05 see all 7 comments

Need for Speed Review: Not So Fast

By Daniel Perez, Nov 03, 2015 12:00am PST

Need for Speed has received a reboot, but should the series stick to its roots or is this new direction one that will keep it going strong for years to come? Our review.


"This is gonna be one of those games that critics hate and fans like. I can tell you I am having ..."

- rtricoche see all 36 comments

Halo 5: Guardians Review: The New Master

By Steve Watts, Oct 27, 2015 9:25am PDT

Halo 5: Guardians isn't 343's first Halo game, but it's the first that really makes the series their own. Smart improvements renew confidence in the franchise's future. Our review.


"Totally agree with this, sad to not be able to play a split screen co-op campaign this time ..."

- Zolzar see all 8 comments

Logitech Artemis Spectrum G633 Headset Review

By Joe Tirado, Oct 26, 2015 12:03pm PDT

Logitech clearly has a winner with the Artemis Spectrum. With a bevy of customization options, it's the most versatile headset from Logitech yet.


"How does it compare to Corsairs Void headset??? I'm in the market for a new headset and I was ..."

- DandySlayer see all 5 comments

Xbox One Elite Controller Review: Is it worth it?

By Joe Tirado, Oct 22, 2015 9:06am PDT

The Xbox One Elite controller is being touted as the premiere input device for the people who want to get a step above their competition. But is it worth the hefty price tag?


"they are, and you can program them to be more or less sensitive to movement relative to how far ..."

- staymighty see all 52 comments

Life is Strange review: 'Selfie'-destruction

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 21, 2015 11:00am PDT

Life is Strange has been one of the most pleasant surprises of the gaming year to this point. Now Square Enix and Dontnod Entertainment have released the season's final episode and it sadly isn't able to live up to the lofty expectations set by its previous chapters. Ou...


"While it isn't perfect, for me, Life is Strange is one of the best I've ever played. There's ..."

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Guitar Hero Live review: I Want My GHTV

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 20, 2015 6:00am PDT

It takes a lot of effort to rebuild a fallen franchise, but Activision and FreeStyleGames have proven to be more than up for the challenge with Guitar Hero Live, taking a classic series and making it its own. Our review.


"Would have tried it, but RB 4 left a sour taste in my mouth and wallet."

- rtricoche see all 4 comments

Tales from the Borderlands review: A Definitive End and a New Beginning

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 20, 2015 12:01am PDT

Tales from the Borderlands has wrapped up its tale of vault hunting, conning, heisting, and finger gunning with the arrival of 'Vault of the Traveler.' And while the fish story element seems to be gone, a surprising amount of replay value and some truly sharp writing makes t...