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Editorials, Features, News
Why Spider-Man Games Don’t Need to be Open World

I know, I know. I must be doing it wrong, but I think the sandbox format of recent Spidey games has become predictable and more…

Features, News
‘New’ Amazing Spider-Man ‘Rhino’ Game Trailer Offers Extended Swing Through New York City

The latest Amazing Spider-Man The Game trailer to surface on the web offers up a slightly extended zip trip through New York more…

Editorials, Features, Xbox 360
Gears of Wrong: Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should

A few days ago, Epic Games announced that they would be running a special weekend “Game with Fame” event for Valentine’s Day. more…

News, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Ubisoft Servers Offline Next Week, Some PC Games Unplayable During Transition

I’m a PC gamer who has never used Ubisoft’s UPlay reward service, but I’d imagine that there are some PC gamers out there who more…

Features, Misc, Video
Stuff That Never Gets Old: Gabe Newell’s Watching Me

Do you ever feel like, Gabe Newell’s watching you? No? Well, maybe it’s just on Steam… (oh oh oh) I remember the first more…

News, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
2013 Madden NFL Cover: EA Sports Allows Fans to Vote from 64 Players

You know that copy of Madden 2012 you have with Peyton Hillis on the cover? The one you took to your local FedEx Kinkos to more…

Features, Film and TV, Microsoft, News, Xbox 360
False But Funny: Epic’s Unreal Engine Powers Chevy Super Bowl XLVI Spot

It’s customary for me this time of year to browse the internet in search of the upcoming Super Bowl commercials, partly more…

Misc, News, Video
All Your Skyrim Voices Are Belong To Conan O’brien Sidekick, Andy Richter

If you dream about lending your voice to popular video games, and think to yourself… how hard could it be?  Conan O’brien more…

Features, Role Playing Game, Video
Stuff That Never Gets Old: The Game Fuel Commercial That Should Have Been

I remember the first time I came across Francis and his Mountain Dew Game Fuel video review. It was shortly after seeing the more…

Action, News, PlayStation 3, Third Person, Trailers, Xbox 360
Death Rises: New Darksiders II Trailer

From the moment I heard there would be a sequel to Darksiders, easily one of my favorite games of 2010, my head began to spin more…

Action, News, PlayStation 3, Third Person
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Playable at E3, Director Announced

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, formerly Metal Gear Solid: Rising, is getting the Platinum Games treatment on all levels. In more…

Features, Industry-News, Interviews, News
Activision CEO Talks About Transparency, Getting Past the Modern Warfare 3 Leak

Current Activision CEO, Eric Hirshberg, gave an interesting speech at Advertising Age’s Creativity and Technology event more…

Features, News
THQ Issues Statement, 2014 Lineup “Not Cancelled”

Earlier today, THQ was rumored to be up against the ropes with it’s 2014 lineup, and the company itself, in jeopardy. The more…

News
Dave’s Making Kotakus This Weekend, They Paid Him Generously

Make sure to check out RipTen’s Consigliere, Dave Oshry, in action this weekend as he bashes his fingers against his keyboard more…

Features, Misc, News, Retro
Geeked-Out: Tecmo Bowl Tebow Time Shirt Delivers 8-Bit Tebowing To Your Chest

Even if you weren’t around in the 80s, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the phenomenon that was Tecmo Bowl. Combine that with the more…