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Action, Adventure, Arcade, Driving, PlayStation 3, Reviews, Sports, Xbox 360, Xbox Live
RipTen Review: Midway Arcade Origins (360)

Unlike 1980, there are plenty of options for satisfying your inner gamer. You no longer are forced to carry one hundred and more…

indie, Reviews, Simulation, XBL Arcade
RipTen Review: Smooth Operator: Call Center Chaos (XBLIG)

The broad genre of sim games allows players to mechanically engage with interesting conceits. Dense plane sims have users at more…

Casual, iOS, iPad, Reviews
RipTen Review: Jack Lumber (iOS)

He’s a lumberjack and he’s okay! More than okay, in fact, he’s brilliant. Aptly described as “the thinking man’s Fruit more…

Features, First Person Shooter, Reviews, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Halo 4 (360)

We so often use the word “universe” to classify sub-sections of fiction. The use of that term is never more appropriate than more…

Driving, PS Vita, Reviews, Sandbox
RipTen Review: Need for Speed: Most Wanted (Vita)

Cramming a title as expansive as Need for Speed: Most Wanted is an ambitious task for any developer.  Though developer more…

Action, PlayStation 3, Reviews, Sandbox
RipTen Review: Assassin’s Creed III (PS3)

When Assassin’s Creed debuted in 2007, I thought Ubisoft set the foundation for a strong series mired by bizarre and often more…

3DS, Action, DS, Reviews
RipTen Review: Transformers Prime (3DS)

There have been many iterations of Hasbro’s Transformers franchise. Since Generation 1 in the 1980s, there have been good more…

Action, PlayStation 3, Reviews, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Zone of the Enders HD Collection (360)

While Hideo Kojima will forever be associated with the Metal Gear franchise, for a brief moment on the PS2, he took a little more…

Adventure, PC, Reviews
RipTen Review: The Walking Dead Episode 4 (PC)

Just when you think you’ve got this, that you’re used to what The Walking Dead has to offer, you can be sure that Telltale more…

Action, PC, Reviews
RipTen Review: Chivalry: Medieval Warfare (PC)

From the very title, one would expect Chivalry: Medieval Warfare to be a parody game. Add to it that the first-person more…

Driving, Reviews, Sandbox
RipTen Review: Need for Speed: Most Wanted (360)

There are moments when I look at the broad genres we as an industry use to define games and find them completely inadequate. more…

Adventure, Reviews
RipTen Review: The Walking Dead Episode 4: Around Every Corner (360)

If you’ve been playing Telltale’s episodic masterpiece, The Walking Dead and haven’t yet picked up the fourth episode, might more…

Action, Adventure, PS Vita, Reviews
RipTen Review: Assassins Creed III: Liberation (Vita)

All the pieces were in place to make Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation a system-selling title. New assassin? Check. Companion more…

Action, Android, iOS, iPad, Reviews
RipTen Review: Nun Attack (iOS)

Back in September, Canadian developer Frima invited us to an event to show off their ambitious fall lineup. The titles on more…

Hardware, Reviews
RipTen Hardware Review: Razer Black Widow Tournament Edition Gaming Keyboard

When Razer announced they were planning on refreshing the entire Black Widow line of gaming keyboards, I wondered how they more…