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Horizon Zero Dawn Review: Well-Oiled Machine

By Steve Watts, Feb 20, 2017 12:01am PST

Horizon Zero Dawn is a composite of recognizable pieces from other games, but it's much more than the sum of its parts. Our review.

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"Reviews a full week early? Can only mean one thing, game doesn't suck. Excellent. "

- General Balsaga see all 11 comments

For Honor: How to Earn Reputation and Scavenger Crates

By David Craddock, Feb 17, 2017 3:45pm PST

For Honor's reputation system ties into its loot-filled scavenger crates. Learn how to boost your rep and get better gear.

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"Cool thanks! Thanks too, DC! My initialls are also DC. My first name is also David. We ..."

- royalally see all 7 comments

For Honor Review: Almost Honorable

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 17, 2017 3:00pm PST

Knights, Vikings, and Samurai, oh my! See what we thought of our historically inaccurate time with For Honor.

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"Love 1v1 duels, like the concept of Dominion, but everyone gets in the damn way when you're playing."

- Jason Faulkner see all 4 comments

Here is the First Hour of Prey Gameplay

By Asif Khan, Feb 17, 2017 9:09am PST

Our friend Mark (warcrow) and I.Eat.Games captured some amazing footage of Arkane Studios' anticipated reimagining of the Prey universe. Please take a look.

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"Yeah. I'm not watching any more; what I've seen is enough to sell me on it as is."

- Conan see all 9 comments

Path of Exile: Exclusive Xbox One Gameplay and Interview

By Shack Staff, Feb 14, 2017 3:25pm PST

Grinding Gear Games discusses the challenges of bringing the PC action-RPG to consoles, and what players can expect from the Xbox One version.

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"Haven't seen them mention anything about different drop rates for items etc though."

- yoshimi20 see all 7 comments

Pillars of Eternity 2's Josh Sawyer on crowdfunding, isometric RPGs, and storytelling

By David Craddock, Feb 08, 2017 9:00am PST

Sawyer discusses his passion for isometric RPGs and how the sequel's small team size carries on Obsidian's culture from the halcyon days of Icewind Dale.

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"No wonder he jokes about it being sandwiches - the reality is so much worse! "

- ArB see all 58 comments

Why Fire Emblem Heroes' Simplicity is its Strength

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2017 12:45pm PST

Fire Emblem Heroes isn't the deep, traditional strategy RPG fans have loved for years. But it was never supposed to be.

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"Permadeath is such a core component of the Fire Emblem experience for me that it doesn't feel ..."

- Perturbation see all 4 comments

Nioh Review-in-Progress: FromSoftware's Formula Evolved

By David Craddock, Feb 06, 2017 5:10pm PST

Team Ninja's SoulsGaiden-like marries the best of Dark Souls and Ninja Gaiden with a little Bloodborne stirred in. 

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"Man I wish I had a PS4 Pro :( , why did I have to sell my PS4 :( I can't wait to play this as ..."

- valcan_s see all 22 comments

Chatty Game of the Month: Resident Evil 7 (January 2017)

By Shack Staff, Feb 06, 2017 9:30am PST

Capcom's creepy return to the Resident Evil franchise caught our community and wouldn't let go in January.

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"I think the only other esoteric choice for January (that actually released in January) was Tales ..."

- SporkyReeve see all 19 comments

Ghost Recon Wildlands Closed Beta Gameplay Impressions

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 06, 2017 7:00am PST

Ghost Recon: Wildlands is a franchise revival that might just have what it takes to make the dormant series relevant again.

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"The two "bosses" of the area included in the beta both go down with a head shot from the AR or a ..."

- Degenerate see all 37 comments

How Super Smash Bros. Melee Introduced Fire Emblem to Western Audiences

By David Craddock, Feb 03, 2017 4:50pm PST

Fire Emblem's popularity continues to grow, and it's all thanks to two guest characters in the GameCube iteration of Super Smash Bros.

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"smash bros was my first introduction to fire emblem characters. i think i had maybe heard of ..."

- senor135 see all 4 comments

How Fire Emblem Gaiden Became the Black Sheep of the Series

By David Craddock, Feb 02, 2017 4:42pm PST

Like Zelda: Majora's Mask, Gaiden offered a radically different experience that divided fans.

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"what about how barkley shut up and jam gaiden became the black sheep of the its series"

- rtrson see all 19 comments

POLLS ARE OPEN FOR CHATTY GAME OF THE MONTH (JANUARY) VOTING

By Asif Khan, Feb 01, 2017 11:10pm PST

It is time to find out which game captured our Chatty community's attention more than any other in January.

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"Yeah this is a good idea. The long tail will probably be pretty interesting"

- Horn see all 33 comments

Why I Sold Apple Today

By Asif Khan, Jan 30, 2017 3:30pm PST

After 20 years of owning shares of Apple Inc. at my company, Virtue LLC, I have decided to sell.

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"AAPL Earnings beat. Growing Iphone sales again! Stock up! "

- Mrc32 see all 132 comments

Namco Founder Masaya Nakamura Passes Away at 91, Here's Part of His Legacy

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 30, 2017 10:45am PST

Namco's enduring legacy is due in part to its founder Masaya Nakamura and its body of impressive games. 

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