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Events, Fighting, News
Calling All Fighters: East Coast Throwdown Starts May 18th in New Jersey!

Can you hear that? It’s the sound of fighting games in the beautiful pre-summer air. From May 18th to 19th, East Coast more…

Events, News
Just When You Thought Con Season Was Over: BlizzCon Tickets Available in Late April

Ah, the month of April. The weather gets warmer, and everyone has a chance to recover from the dreaded ConFlu. With the big more…

Events, Features, News
The View from Requiem: The Halo 4 Launch Party In Photos

Oh, what a night! Last evening I had the privilege of attending the midnight launch party for Halo 4 at the Microsoft Store more…

Events, Industry-News, Internet Games
Steve Perlman Departs OnLive

The founder and CEO of the OnLive cloud gaming service, Steve Perlman, has departed the company to pursue other projects. more…

Events, Features, News
Red Bull Giving Wings to eSports Audience Participation in Seattle

It’s undeniable that eSports are growing in popularity across the globe. Fighting games, first-person shooters, MOBAs and, of more…

Events, Features, News, PC, PlayStation 3, Previews, Xbox 360
The Mission Might be Lost, but Doom 3 Found New Life at QuakeCon 2012 (Preview)

  Just a few months back, id Software announced its intent to polish up DOOM 3 and give more recent shooters a run more…

Events, Features, indie, News, PC
Hands on from QuakeCon with Apogee and Interceptor’s Rise of the Triad Reboot

When speaking of old school, fast-paced PC shooters, Rise of the Triad is often overlooked, having the misfortune of a more…

Events, News, PC
Apogee’s Rise of the Triad Reboot is a Reality

Old school PC gamers, rejoice! The Rise of the Triad reboot is a reality, thanks to Inteceptor Entertainment and Apogee more…

Events, Features, Interviews, PC
DayZ Developer Talks Inspiration, Possibility of Standalone DayZ “Before the End of the Year”

I don’t know what makes an “ordinary” game designer, but Dean “Rocket” Hall definitely doesn’t fit the bill. He’s the more…

Events, News, Nintendo, Wii U
Wii U Experience Tour Impressions

As previously reported on RipTen, Nintendo launched a Wii U Experience Tour.  This invite-only event was exclusive to the more…

Events, MMO, News, PC
Marvel Heroes Playable at Comic-Con San Diego

Gazillion Entertainment’s new free-to-play MMO Marvel Heroes will be playable for the first time at Comic-Con Internation: more…

Events, Fighting, News
Evolution 2012 Offering Over $100,000 in Prize Money

The fighting game community doesn’t cease to amaze me. It was just recently announced on Shoryuken that this years Evolution more…

Events, News
E3 2012: Watch Dogs Trailer QR Code Takes You to Tie-In Site

With a mind blowingly-amazing trailer, Ubisoft announced a new IP Watch Dogs at the tail end of its E3 press conference. In more…

Events, Fighting, Film and TV, News, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Capcom Announces Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Plans: Massive Collector’s Set and World Tournament

Capcom revealed yesterday what they had planned for the upcoming 25th anniversary of the Street Fighter franchise. While it more…

Events, Fighting, News
Ultimate Fighting Game Tournament 8 is Coming Soon!

One of the major tournaments for fighting games I learned about last year, Ultimate Fighting Game Tournament (normally just more…