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Features, Video
Stuff That Never Gets Old: Mega Man 2 WITH LYRICS

Brentalfloss has become something of a legend when it comes to making up lyrics for video game music.  Sometimes silly, more…

Features, Misc
The Watercooler: Perpetual Energy

Warning: The Watercooler is the best thing you will see on the Internet today, mainly because it is the best thing I saw on more…

Contest, Features, MMO, PC
Win a ‘TERA’ Closed Beta Access Key from RipTen and En Masse!

If you haven’t been lucky enough to gain access to En Masse Entertainment’s previous Closed Beta’s for the upcoming action more…

Art, Features
Five O’Clock Fan Art: Mass Effect Pixel Art

I would give my first-born child for a Mass Effect “de-make” in the vein of old school RPGs. I plan to view my first-born as more…

Features, News
Unhappy ‘Mass Effect 3′ Fans Heard – BioWare Addressing Complaints with New Content

I’m stunned. In a surprise announcement today from BioWare co-founder and General Manager Dr. Ray Muzyka, the studio more…

Contest, Features
Get Locked, Cocked and Ready to Rock with our ‘Shoot Many Robots’ Item Giveaway!

WOOOOOOOOO-EEEEEEEE, BOY! We’ve got some good news from the front lines of the war on the evil robot overlords. Our more…

Features, PC, PlayStation 3, Reviews, Survival Horror, Third Person Shooter, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: ‘Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City’ (Xbox 360)

What happens when the tables are turned, you’re not longer saving the day, but instead fighting the lovable characters you’ve more…

Features, indie, News, PC, Sandbox
‘Minecraft’ Creator Notch Working on Three New Games, Will Choose One to Focus On

Notch, the developer most famous for Minecraft, has said he will decide on one of three new games to work on by this more…

Editorials, Features
‘Mass Effect 3′ and the FTC – A Jarring Juxtaposition

Never in my wildest dreams would I have expected so much negativity surrounding Mass Effect 3. I’m pretty sure it caught more…

Cosplay, Features
Cosplay Spotlight: Wang Yuanji (Dynasty Warriors 7)

Can I be honest with you guys? I know nothing about Dynasty Warriors. Their costumes are beautiful, though – the intricate more…

3DS, Features, Mac, News, PC, PlayStation 3, PSN, PSN, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360
New Video Game Releases: March 19 – March 25

Just when you thought it was safe to dive into your “pile of shame,” another week filled with huge releases jumps out and more…

Editorials, Features, Industry-News
Development Disaster: Could Kickstarter Flirtation Lead to Publisher Excommunication?

Let’s suppose for just a minute, that you are a developer. You’ve had some successes and a loyal following, but lately, more…

3DS, Editorials, Features, GameCube, N64, Nintendo, Wii, Wii U
Together We Can Save Super Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS

Super Smash Bros. is a game series that many people love for one reason: it’s fun. I think that many players that wanted to more…

Android, Events, Features, Industry-News, iOS, iPad, News, Nvidia, PC, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Video, Wii U, Xbox 360
Epic: “Unreal is the Engine of Success.” Anything Less (for the price) Would Be Uncivilized

Epic Games sure does like to tout the success of Unreal Engine 3. At a recent press demo attended by RipTen during GDC, more…

Features, Fighting, Previews, PS Vita
‘Mortal Kombat Vita’ Might Be the Game That Makes Me Buy a Vita (Hands On)

NetherRealm’s Mortal Kombat reboot took the gaming world by storm in 2011.  By taking the series back to its roots, while more…