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First Person Shooter, Interviews, News, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
id Isn’t Telling Us a Damn Thing About DooM 4 Until RAGE Ships

Many of us trekked down to Dallas, Texas in the 110 degree heat this year in hopes that DooM 4 would be officially unveiled more…

First Person Shooter, Interviews, PC, PlayStation 3, Video, Xbox 360
Treyarch Explains How They Build and Balance Multiplayer Maps

Building and balancing multiplayer maps is hard.  It’s even harder when you have to do it for the biggest video game more…

Action, Adventure, Interviews, Nvidia, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Rocksteady is “Amazed” by How Arkham City Looks On Current Gen Consoles

Batman: Arkham City is shaping up to be bigger and better than it’s predecessor in every way.  That means story, gameplay, more…

Features, Interviews, Third Person Shooter, Xbox 360
If Gears 3 Sells Well, Cliff Bleszinski Says Another Game is, “Business 101″

RipTen founder Chad Lakkis is a well known Gears of War fanatic.  He famously drove over six hours to get himself the more…

Features, Interviews, PlayStation 3, Real Time Strategy, Third Person Shooter
The Inspirations of Starhawk – An Interview With Dylan Jobe

You may be surprised by some of the titles of the games pictured above.  Yet, as surprising as they may seem, it’s not more…

First Person Shooter, Interviews, PC, PlayStation 3, Video, Xbox 360
id Explains Why RAGE Looks So Damn Good On Consoles

In their latest developer diary, id Software said that RAGE was arguably the best looking game on consoles.  As can be more…

First Person Shooter, Industry-News, Interviews, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Where Does Gearbox Get The Balls To Make a Full Blown Aliens Sequel?!

Gearbox Software has some balls.  Balls of Steel in fact.  Not only have they brought Duke Nukem Forever back from the more…

Editorials, Industry-News, Interviews, News, PC, Real Time Strategy
Heroes of Newerth Brought Down Repeatedly By Hackers – S2 Responds

Over the past week or so, Heroes of Newerth, its servers, and its forums have been brought down repeatedly by hackers.  more…

First Person Shooter, Interviews, PC, PlayStation 3, Video, Xbox 360
Marc Silvestri Plays The Darkness II, Calls It “Insane” and “Bad Ass”

I couldn’t have put it better myself. Marc Silvestri is one bad motherfucker.  In fact, standing damn near seven feet more…

Industry-News, Interviews, PC, Real Time Strategy
S2 Games and Heroes of Newerth Are Not Worried About Valve and DotA 2

Once upon a time, there was a game called Defense of the Ancients (DotA) Well, actually it’s still around, but that’s besides more…

Editorials, First Person Shooter, Interviews, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
RipTen and AskACapper Praise Brink For Console Button Remapping

For years now, Chuck Bittner, a quadriplegic gamer a.k.a AskACapper has had a petition to bring custom button remapping to more…

First Person Shooter, Interviews, News, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Pitchford Says That the Duke Nukem Forever Delay ‘Wasn’t a Trick’

In the aftermath of the latest Duke Nukem Forever delay, many within the gaming community have questioned whether this was a more…

Editorials, Events, First Person Shooter, Interviews, PC, PlayStation 3, Previews, Video, Xbox 360
The Darkness II: If You Can Think It, You Can Do It

It goes without saying, even though I’m about to say it, that The Darkness II was my favorite game at the GDC… and I didn’t more…

Editorials, First Person Shooter, Interviews, PC, PlayStation 3, Previews, Xbox 360
Brink: Limitless Amounts of Customization. Endless Amounts of Awesome

Splash Damage wanted brink to be simple and intuitive, and they wanted it to be customizable.  Very customizable. Brink more…

Features, Interviews, MMO, News, PC, Previews, Video
Five Reasons Why RIFT is Different (Better?) Than World of Warcraft

The RIFT open beta test is upon us!  As thousands of adventurers get set to brave the Planes of Telara – I sat down with more…