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News, PC, PS Vita
‘Phantasy Star Online 2′: Free-to-Play on PC and Vita, iOS and Android Development Announced, Beta Dated

I grew up playing Phantasy Star as an RPG on my Sega Master System. The series holds a special place in my heart, and while I more…

Features, News
EA Sports Madden NFL 12 Thinks Hines Ward Should Retire

I openly, and shamelessly, admit to being a longtime Steelers fan. And over the last 15 years, Hines Ward has, hands down, more…

Features, Interviews, Third Person Shooter, Xbox 360
Epic Games Working on Possible Fix for Gears 3 Warzone/Execution Merger, More Dedicated Servers for All?

What happens when one thirty-something man puts the final “honey can you hang this up for me” nail in the wall of their newly more…

Features, News
Geeked-Out: Gears of War Sculptures

As a former art student, I love art. As a 5’8 man that wishes he was taller, more muscular, covered in armor, and toting a more…

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…