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Features, Podcast
RipTen Radio Episode 9000 – You Never Asked For This

A wild podcast appeared! It’s a level 600 RipTen podcast. Embark on a wild audio journey, with your hosts Dave, Stephanie and more…

Features, News, PC, PlayStation 3, Previews, Role Playing Game, Xbox 360
One Hour With Skyrim Finally Made Me a True Believer (Hands On)

Sheogorath, my lord and protector… why did I ever doubt your madness?  Had I lost my own mind?  Did I truly think that more…

Interviews, PC, PlayStation 3, Role Playing Game, Third Person Shooter, Xbox 360
Dungeon Masters Rejoice! Roleplaying in Mass Effect 3 Is Deeper Than Ever

The Mass Effect series has seen a constant evolution in terms of story, graphics and gameplay.  While many would agree that more…

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…

PC, Reviews, Role Playing Game
RipTen Review – The Witcher 2: Assassin’s of Kings (PC)

Geralt of Rivia.  His is a name you’d do well to remember.  A modern day gaming protagonist the likes of which are few and 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…