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Features, News
We’ve Got 25 Free GDC Online Expo Passes for You

Have you been thinking about going to GDC Online 2012 in Austin, Texas, but just don’t want to have the money for a pass? more…

News, Real Time Strategy, Strategy
Get Your Hands Dirty in Latest Gratuitous Space Battles Update

We’re going to have our review of FTL up shortly, but Erandi’s take on that starship simulator reminded me of the more…

Hardware, Reviews
RipTen Review: Gioteck EX-03 (Xbox 360 and PS3), RealTriggers

With Borderlands 2 just days away, I rounded up with one of my teammates from my play through for the original on Xbox Live. more…

Features, News, Video
You Wish You Were This Good at Assassin’s Creed Multiplayer

If you’ve ever played the multiplayer modes of Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood and Revelations, you no doubt know that it’s a more…

Features, Industry-News, News
Bohemia Interactive Comments Further on Developers Arrested in Greece

Last week, we told you about two Bohemia Interactive employees on the Arma 3 development team that were arrested in Greece more…

Action, Features, Previews, Role Playing Game
Robot Rising Heralds Fall of Lame Facebook “Games”

When Stomp Games made the claim that their new Facebook title, Robot Rising, was a “real” game, I’ll admit I was skeptical. more…

Features, News
New Video Game Releases September 18 – 24

Things are starting to heat up, and the fall rush is underway. While a lot of what’s on this list is the gaming equivalent of more…

Features, Hardware, Reviews
Gaming Headset Buyer’s Guide: Turtle Beach Ear Force DXL1

Manufacturer: Turtle Beach MSRP: $99.99 Sound Produced: 5.1 Surround (Virtual) Type: Wired Primary System: Xbox more…

Features, Hardware, Reviews
Gaming Headset Buyer’s Guide: Plantronics GameCom 780

Manufacturer: Plantronics MSRP: $79.99 Sound Produced: 7.1 Surround (Virtual) Type: Wired Primary more…

Action, Features, Reviews, Side Scroller, Sports, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Joe Danger 2: The Movie (XBLA)

I write this in pain. My hands are gnarled; permanently warped into the shape of my Xbox 360 controller. Each letter typed is more…

Action, Features, News, Previews, Stealth
Behaviour Encouraged us to Get unBEARably Naughty with Panic in Paradise

If at first you don’t succeed, mutilate some more goody two-shoes teddy bears. That’s the approach Behaviour Interactive, the more…

Features, News, PC, Role Playing Game
Obsidian Has Been Hinting at a Kickstarter Project for an Eternity – Now it’s a Reality

Shortly after Tim Schafer and Double Fine made the name Kickstarter a household name in the gaming industry, Obsidian hinted more…

Action, Adventure, Nintendo, Platformer, Role Playing Game, Wii U
Wii U Event: The Family will Love Skylanders Giants and New Super Mario Bros. U

I had the chance to sample two different family-oriented games at Nintendo’s Wii U event in New York today. New Super Mario more…

Features, News, Nintendo, Wii U
Wii U Event: Nintendo TVii Promises to End Remote Juggling

One of the things that might not have played well during the presentation and livestream at Nintendo’s Wii U Event in New more…

Casual, Features, News, Wii U
Wii U Event: NintendoLand is the Happiest Place in Your Living Room

One of the big surprises out of today’s Wii U event in New York is that NintendoLand is going to be a pack-in title… if you more…