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First Person Shooter, Reviews, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: ‘The Darkness II’ (Xbox 360)

Oh, Darkness.  Every time I hear your name I think of Charlie Murphy.  Sometimes I think of the comics, of which I have the more…

Adventure, Reviews, Survival, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: I Am Alive (XBLA)

If you ever wanted to know what it would be like to play Assassin’s Creed set in a post-apocalyptic world, I Am Alive is the more…

Action, Driving, Reviews, Sandbox, Third Person, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Saints Row: The Third (Xbox 360)

When a game like Saints Row: The Third gives you the ability to share your ridiculous experiences with a friend, you don’t more…

Dance, Features, Kinect, Reviews, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Dance Central 2 (Xbox 360)

Believe it or not, I’m a damn fine dancer.  Or, at least according to Dance Central 2 via the Kinect interface, I’m pretty more…

Action, Adventure, Reviews, Third Person, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Batman: Arkham City (Xbox 360)

I probably don’t say this as much as a should, but I love video games.  After a long day studying the inside of people, it’s more…

Action, Reviews, Sandbox, Survival Horror, Third Person, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Dead Rising 2: Off the Record (Xbox 360)

Wicky wicky wild, wicky wicky wild Wild Wild West, Frank West, desperado. Infected, no you don’t want nada. None of this, more…

Features, First Person, Kinect, Reviews, SEGA, Survival Horror, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Rise Of Nightmares (Xbox 360)

Rise of Nightmares starts much in the same way as every other Kinect game: I’m told how to use my body to manipulate the more…

Microsoft, Reviews, Third Person Shooter, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Warhammer 40K: Space Marine (Xbox 360)

Riding in the back of my dropship, all hell is breaking loose around me.  We’re descending on Forge World Graia to push back more…

Features, PC, PlayStation 3, Reviews, Role Playing Game, Survival Horror, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Dead Island (Xbox 360)

After an opening video that reminded me of my usual Saturday night, I came to the title screen of Dead Island — a view of more…

Features, First Person Shooter, Reviews, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Bodycount (Xbox 360)

On paper, Bodycount seems like it could be a pretty nice ride.  You play the part of the world-famous Guy Unnamed, a member more…

Casual, Genre, Kinect, Microsoft, Reviews, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360, Xbox Live
RipTen Review: Fruit Ninja Kinect (XBLA)

Not long ago, an evil mastermind crafted a plan to kill us all using the most powerful substance known to man: fruit. Your more…

Action, Adventure, Reviews, Third Person, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Captain America: Super Soldier (Xbox 360)

So Captain America arrives at my door, and I’m thinking, “Oh great, another comic-superhero-movie-themed game from Sega.  more…

Reviews, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: NASCAR 2011: The Game (Xbox 360)

From the moment I saw the title of NASCAR 2011: The Game, my expectations for what I was about to play were pretty low. First more…

Reviews, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Thor: God of Thunder (Xbox 360)

So there I was, Mjolnir in hand. I had long, flowing locks of blond hair, a sweet cape, chest armor with six nipples, and I more…

Contest, Gadgets
Warfare Wallpaper Contest Voting Now Open

We’ve finally decided on the ten best wallpapers submitted for the Ripten and Echo1 contest, and now it’s up to you loyal more…