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The Wolf Among Us review: no mere fairy tale

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 10, 2014 8:49am PDT

A masterful tale that adds to the Telltale formula

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Blue Estate review: light-gun games get dirty

By Robert Workman, Jun 30, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Blue Estate isn't your typical light gun shooter, but it's a smooth handling one.

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War review: trenchant warfare

By Steve Watts, Jun 30, 2014 8:30am PDT

Valiant Hearts: The Great War navigates the moral grays of the first World War expertly, despite some problems with tone and gameplay repetition. Our review.

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Blood of the Werewolf review: sink your teeth in

By Robert Workman, Jun 27, 2014 7:30am PDT

Blood of the Werewolf is a tasty snack for those who appreciate hard 2D platformers.

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Shovel Knight review: an ageless wonder

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 26, 2014 6:15am PDT

Shovel Knight is everything good about a bygone era, acting as a reminder of why classic platformers were so loved... and hated.

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"i'm not sure i agree but i think it's kinda strange that this game is getting traction from a ..."

- DeBurgo see all 20 comments

EA Sports UFC review: tapping the potential

By Robert Workman, Jun 20, 2014 9:00am PDT

EA Sports UFC hits pretty hard for the debut of a new franchise.

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"Did you have any crazy collision/physics issues when you played it?"

- Derringer see all 2 comments

1001 Spikes review: back to the old school

By Robert Workman, Jun 06, 2014 3:00pm PDT

1001 Spikes definitely channels back to the old-school platforming days. Our review.

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"I'm personally going Wii U for this one, just for the GamePad play."

- OzzieMejia see all 6 comments

Murdered: Soul Suspect review: dead simple

By Steve Watts, Jun 02, 2014 9:01pm PDT

Murdered: Soul Suspect is an adventure game with a ghostly twist. Is the story worth heading towards the light? Our review.

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"i generally agree, ive played it quite a bit and the visuals and story and atmosphere are, i ..."

- senor135 see all 5 comments

Watch Dogs review: hacking the GTA formula

By Robert Workman, May 27, 2014 12:01am PDT

Watch Dogs is a game that defines itself as more than a mere Grand Theft Auto clone.

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"That's basically my approach. I find the ctos hubs a welcome release for that reason also. ..."

- Ksey17 see all 53 comments

Sportsfriends review: a party waiting to happen

By Robert Workman, May 26, 2014 9:00am PDT

Sportsfriends is about to become your new life of the party.

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Tropico 5 review: Building a modern island nation

By Steven Wong, May 22, 2014 4:00pm PDT

El Presidente returns to the seat of power with the fifth installment of the island nation building sim, Tropico 5. We break down what El Presidente's fifth term looks like.

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"They also use the entire alphabet when writing their reviews. Ridiculous!"

- Captain Loco see all 22 comments

Super TIME Force review: Please rewind

By Steve Watts, May 22, 2014 11:45am PDT

Super T.I.M.E. Force refreshes the shooter genre with a wildly innovative hook, but falls prey to some technical hurdles and frustration. Our review.

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"I'm really pissed this isn't out on PS4. I'd buy the shit out of this game. Even worse is ..."

- Gwyndion see all 3 comments

Wolfenstein: The New Order review follow-up

By Shack Staff, May 22, 2014 11:00am PDT

Wolfenstein: The New Order is out and the reviews are in, but does the game still look just as good days after? Shacknews checks-in with our reviewer, Robert Workman, to see if he's still a Wolfenstein fan.

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"No kidding. I finished it off last night. Other than the end being kinda shitty and not really ..."

- MacemanInTW see all 12 comments

Transistor review: a fresh voice

By Steve Watts, May 20, 2014 9:00am PDT

Transistor is Supergiant's stylish follow-up to it impressive debut effort Bastion. Is it a worthwhile successor? Our review.

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"Nice! Drop into the thread we have going and let us know how it is!"

- Nerdsbeware see all 4 comments

Wolfenstein: The New Order review: Blazkowicz forever

By Robert Workman, May 19, 2014 9:01pm PDT

B.J. Blazkowicz makes his return in Wolfenstein: The New Order--and what a return it is. Our review

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"Why would you not have larger, terabyte-sized data HDDs in conjunction with your SSD?"

- GreggD see all 101 comments