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Halo: Reach Campaign Preview

By Xav de Matos, Aug 21, 2010 3:35pm PDT

It seems that most of the conversations I've heard throughout the industry in regards to Halo: Reach essentially boils down to a single phrase: "It's a Halo game." If we're going to foc


"Not quite as good as Halo 3 single player. The game feels like ODST. "

- Vinnymike see all 46 comments

Mortal Kombat Hands-on Preview

By Xav de Matos, Aug 20, 2010 3:20pm PDT

Mortal Kombat is something of a guilty pleasure for fighting game fans. The series has never achieved the same dedicated tournament following as Capcom's Street Fighter series but remains a personal highlight for me in the pantheon of great toe-to-toe bra


"to be fair, mk vs dc was terrible for more reasons than it being teen. eliminating the different ..."

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NHL 11 Hands-on Preview

By Xav de Matos, Aug 20, 2010 2:40pm PDT

At E3 2010, I walked away from my hands-on time with NHL 11 extremely worried. While EA Canada's hockey title continues to look an


"Yea, the menus are fucking brutal. So much wasted space and so much inconsistency. It's one of ..."

- Clone42 see all 17 comments

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Hands-on Preview

By Xav de Matos, Aug 20, 2010 11:30am PDT

Although its critical response was lukewarm, I rather enjoyed Spider-Man: Web of Shadows. After the critical flop that was Marvel Ultimate Alliance...


"I thought it was pretty decent. The optional side missions were extremely repetitive, and there ..."

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Fable 3 Hands-on Preview

By Xav de Matos, Aug 19, 2010 3:00pm PDT

With Lionhead Studios wrapping up the third title in the popular Fable franchise, the company gave us time with multiple sections of the game. Most importantly, we were able to watch the story unfold in a playable preview of the game's opening.


"Is it yet a open world ? or are they still in the 90's with narrow corridors/pathways and small ..."

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Hands-on Preview

By Xav de Matos, Aug 18, 2010 2:10pm PDT

Shacknews got our best look yet at Call of Duty: Black Ops at Microsoft's X10 event in Toronto. Although we've seen pieces of the levels shown here in the past, today was the first time we've had


"as for your second reason, its like that in every single cod game ive ever played... i think ..."

- Damann66 see all 33 comments

Splinter Cell: Conviction X10 Screenshots Drop

By Chris Faylor, Feb 12, 2010 2:30pm PST

Look out, Sam! Those red-headed thugs are back, and now they have bigger guns! Oh, and do be careful not to step on broken glass or get any in your eye. That would h


"My only complaint about V2 is the lowered FOV from V1. Other than that, I love both games."

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Halo: Reach 'ViDoc' Trailer Storms The Breach

By Chris Faylor, Feb 12, 2010 9:50am PST

What, our preview of Halo: Reach and word of the multiplayer beta kicking off on May 3 wasn't enough? You want more? Well lucky fo


"Sorry what? Yeah ive read the books yeah maybe the game isnt exactly canon but who cares. ..."

- JackDanielsistheDevil see all 33 comments

Fable 3 Dev Diary Talks Roleplaying, Blood-Dripping Swords and Touching Your Girlfriend

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 12, 2010 8:40am PST

Hot on the heels of the first Fable 3 screenshots comes the first developer diary for Lionhead's RPG sequel, covering everything from tech and toolset improvements to how your character's alignment


"He was never "a god", be was simply above average and was hailed as "a god". Now he thinks ..."

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Alan Wake No Longer Coming to PC

By Chris Faylor, Feb 12, 2010 8:10am PST

With the Xbox 360 version of Remedy's Alan Wake now sporting a May 18 release date, publisher Microsoft has confirmed that the "pyschological...


"Hey Mr. Grown Up it's not that we don't want to save "a few bucks" for an Xbox. We just don't ..."

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First Fable 3 Screenshots Go All 'New Romantic'

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 12, 2010 5:40am PST

Fable 3 developer Lionhead Studios has released the first screenshots of its Xbox 360-exclusive RPG sequel, showing an average day in the life of a...


"Agreed, Fable 1 did deliver less than promised as usual from Molyneux, but Fable 2 was a turd, ..."

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Halo Reach X10 Preview: A Pretty, Gritty Sandbox

By Garnett Lee, Feb 11, 2010 5:10pm PST

Powerhouse Concept ArtWith the Halo: Reach multiplayer beta


"Ah, the ol' bait and switch. "*Note - game will not look like these 1920x1080 8xMSAA ..."

- dgreen02 see all 78 comments

Crackdown 2 X10 Preview: Taking It Higher

By Garnett Lee, Feb 11, 2010 4:30pm PST

I got a look at Crackdown 2 led by the game's producer James Cope here at Microsoft's X10 showcase. In his introduction, he talked about their hope...


"This will beat GTA4 for me. I've always wanted a good coop GTA style coop. Crackdown 1 was ok ..."

- matrixneo42 see all 13 comments

Xbox LIVE Arcade Block Party Coming in March, Bringing Game Room, Scrap Metal and More

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 11, 2010 3:30pm PST

An 'Xbox LIVE Arcade Block Party' event in March will see the launch of the 'Game Room' virtual arcade as well as releases of several top XBLA...


"I'm not convinced that the price would be cheaper without the virtual arcade room. Also, it ..."

- matrixneo42 see all 6 comments

Left 4 Dead 2 'The Passing' DLC Revealed, More Left 4 Dead 1 Content Detailed, Comic Announced

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 11, 2010 3:12pm PST

Valve has released screenshots of Left 4 Dead 2's downloadable content 'The Passing,' which will see survivors from the original L4D meet up with...


"lol. de_dust2 is technically only 5 minutes of play but people play it over and over for years. ..."

- dookiebot see all 62 comments