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Fallout 4: Far Harbor Impressions - Lovecraft Meets the Nuclear Apocalypse

By Josh Hawkins, May 20, 2016 1:00pm PDT

Far Harbor is Fallout 4’s first big story DLC, and unlike the previous DLC, it offers up an entirely new area for players to explore and adventure within. But is more landmass to explore enough to keep players coming back to the wasteland? Our impressions.


Final Score: Doom

By Daniel Perez, May 20, 2016 9:30am PDT

It's been over 20 years since the original Doom was released, and this week, its reboot was released. Fans are understandably skeptical of a new Doom game in 2016, so let's see how well it did with reviewers in our Final Score.


"I think they got it almost perfect.... DBS destroys everything up close. I wouldnt want the ..."

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The Turing Project Preview: Exploring Europa

By Cassidee Moser, May 18, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Explore, solve puzzles, and learn the secrets of a space station on Europa in The Turing Test. 


Doom Review: Like Hell You Will

By David Craddock, May 17, 2016 1:05pm PDT

Nothing carries baggage quite like Doom, but id Software uses that baggage to beat a demon to death. Our review.


"Tri and Quad SLI aren't supported on Pascal. We'll have to see if that changes moving forward. "

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Planet Coaster Preview: The Roller Coaster Sim Reborn

By Cassidee Moser, May 16, 2016 9:00am PDT

Mechanically deep and largely entertaining, Planet Coaster is shaping to be a promising successor to Roller Coaster Tycoon. 


"not yet... roller coasters aren't done yet in the Alpha. You have to enable them with a ..."

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Shack Reels: Top 10 Arcade Brawlers

By Shack Staff, May 13, 2016 4:00pm PDT

Greg Burke is back with a new Top 10! Wanna fight about it?


"Knights of the Round had upgrades yeah? most of the other brawlers didnt! "

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4 Completely Watchable Video Game Movies

By Cassidee Moser, May 13, 2016 8:00am PDT

Video game movies are notoriously bad, but there are a few exceptions. Emphasis on "a few."


"It's a good list though. I'm having trouble thinking of anything that would deserve to be added. ..."

- dfay see all 32 comments

Opinion: Battlefield 1: World War 1 May Be a Step Too Far

By Cassidee Moser, May 11, 2016 3:05pm PDT

Battlefield 1's setting is certainly unique, but that's not necssarily a good thing. 


"But the battle for Dinosaur Land is different from these, because there is no perceptive ..."

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Battleborn Review: Crossing the Border

By Steve Watts, May 11, 2016 12:45pm PDT

Battleborn brings Gearbox's style and humor into a shooter-MOBA mash-up, but it lacks some needed gameplay depth to provide longevity. Our review.


"Gotta say, thats a really low score for a game that offers a lot of bang for buck. If Overwatch ..."

- rtricoche see all 5 comments

Capcom Games That Deserve to Make a Comeback

By David Craddock, May 10, 2016 3:10pm PDT

Now that we know Capcom has plans for Resident Evil, here are a few other dormant properties due for a return.


"They tried with two Bionic Commando games that didn't really hit the mark,but I would love to ..."

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Mass Effect: Andromeda: What We Know, What We Think We Know

By Cassidee Moser, May 10, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Shepard cameos? Multiplayer? New worlds? There's a lot out there to process when it comes to BioWare's upcoming Mass Effect adventure. Let's take a look at the confirmed facts and the speculative theories. 


Infinite Warfare and Battlefield 1: Where do We Go From Here?

By Cassidee Moser, May 10, 2016 12:00pm PDT

What's old is new, and what's new is...sort of new. Our main competing blockbuster shooters are taking two very different approaches this year, and it could influence a lot of what we see in the future. 


"Its whatever really. Shooting fans just need a place and enemy to shoot. Setting, story and so ..."

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Civil War: Video Games Edition

By Cassidee Moser, May 06, 2016 1:30pm PDT

In honor of Marvel's grand super fight event, let's imagine if a similar situation caused a rift within key video game franchises. 


Hard Reset Redux Impressions and Developer Interview

By Joe Tirado, May 05, 2016 7:15pm PDT

Everything from the original game, but better.


Pax East 2016: Zombie Night Terror Impressions

By Joe Tirado, May 05, 2016 6:15pm PDT

We go hands on with this Lemmings inspired Zombie game.