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Features, News, Previews
Skylanders of the Mobile Element to Get Stronger This Fall

If you understand the joke in the title of this story, chances are that you’ll want to pay attention. When we visited Toys more…

Features, News
New Video Game Releases October 30 – November 5

Call a lifeguard, because we are positively drowning in awesome games this week. Pick of the week: Choosing just one game more…

Features, News
4th Annual Ümloud Rocks for Charity with Plastic Instruments

Have I mentioned how much I love it when the gaming industry comes together to do unequivocally good things? No? OK. I love more…

News, Trailers
Meet New Guardians of Middle-Earth Éowyn and Mozgog the Orc

On this episode of Holy Crap There are a lot of Guardians of Middle-Earth Characters, we’ve got our first look at someone more…

Features, News
9 out of 10 Dentists Agree – Plants are Better than Zombies

After New York Comic Con, I covered a story about The Legacy for Health (the organization responsible for the Truth more…

Contest, Features, News
We Have Three Copies of 2 Dawn Games’ Ravaged (PC) to Give Away

Do you like driving across the countryside and shooting your friends? Ya do?! I’m shocked. The fine folks at 2 Dawn Games more…

3DS, Features, News, Nintendo
Today’s Nintendo Direct All About the 3DS

Nintendo held one of their increasingly common Nintendo Direct mini-announcement video events today to talk a little bit more…

DLC, News
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Getting Two Single-Player DLC Packs

Just when you thought that you had soundly defeated the alien menace, Firaxis and 2K Games are giving you a new crop of XCOM: more…

Action, Features, PS Vita, Reviews, Role Playing Game
RipTen Review: Silent Hill: Book of Memories (Vita)

As regular readers already know, my survival horror experience is woefully thin. I’ve only recently started working my way more…

Features, News
Medal of Honor: Warfighter Gets Beefy 58MB Day 1 Patch

58 megabytes isn’t enormous in an age where game console hard drives weigh in at hundreds of gigabytes. That’s the size of a more…

Hardware, Reviews
Gaming Headset Buyer’s Guide: Turtle Beach Ear Force XP400

Manufacturer: Turtle Beach MSRP: $219.95 Sound Produced: 5.1 Dolby Surround (Virtual) Type: Wireless Primary Systems: more…

Features, News
Mass Layoffs Hit Zynga and Bigpoint

Today marks another miserable moment in 2012′s trail of tears. This year has seen a terrifying and tragic number of studio more…

Features, News
Toys R Us Teases Skylanders Giants Wave 2 Figures

When I visited Toys R Us yesterday, I heard something curious from a number of the employees. Not only did they have more…

Action, Adventure, PlayStation 3, Reviews, Role Playing Game, Wii, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Skylanders Giants (360)

If you’ve been visiting RipTen this week, you no doubt have noticed our intense interest in Skylanders Giants. Activision more…

Features, News
New Video Game Releases: October 23 – 29

The fall rush puts the pedal to the metal this week with huge entries in the racing and FPS genres. Pick of the week: more…