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6 games that do death differently

Posted 12/16 17:04 in Gaming | 0comments

6 games that do death differently

Most of us stop short of claiming we died during our travels, but video game protagonists have a habit of trading in extremes.When they describe their adventures after the fact, they'll detail their own demise before remembering that they're very much alive, and none of that actually happened.

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15 sidekicks who deserve their own game

Posted 12/17 11:33 in Gaming | 0comments

15 sidekicks who deserve their own game

These sidekicks shouldn’t be wasting any more time in the background, and we know just what type of game they should star in.The game could be a prequel, telling of Alyx’s many exploits as part of the resistance before Gordon decided to wake up from his convenient slumber, but that seems too safe for Valve.

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Red Dead Redemption 2: news, trailer, release date and everything we know

Posted 12/19 13:05 in Gaming | 0comments

Red Dead Redemption 2: news, trailer, release date and everything we know

The Red Dead 2 release date is set for Fall 2017, with PS4 and Xbox One the only two currently listed formats.Either way, at least the vanilla PS4 and Xbox One editions of Red Dead 2 should ship before the end of 2017.

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GTA Online's Festive Surprise is back and it's the most criminal time of the year

Posted 12/20 20:28 in Gaming | 0comments

GTA Online's Festive Surprise is back and it's the most criminal time of the year

Can you believe this is already GTA Online's fourth holiday event?Rockstar brought back the old assortment of holly jolly clothes and gear for this year's Festive Surprise event, as well as some new items.

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9 awesome video game guns that don't kill

Posted 12/22 15:34 in Gaming | 0comments

9 awesome video game guns that don't kill

Love 'em or hate 'em, it's simple fact that guns facilitate violence.Our so-called "heroes" have probably put more bullets in living bodies than there are drops of rain during a thunderstorm.

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Game tie-ins that radically changed the plots of their films

Posted 12/26 19:03 in Gaming | 0comments

Game tie-ins that radically changed the plots of their films

The owners of the 007 franchise waited 15 years to create a video game version that delivered boating lessons.The unregulated wild-west landscape of early gaming gave rise to a few skeletons that continue to haunt the video game closet.

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The 11 most feeble character motives in video games

Posted 12/27 17:04 in Gaming | 0comments

The 11 most feeble character motives in video games

So often we get riled up when video games get unfairly accused of having lacklustre plots, sub-par characters and more.Check out these guys, who have the flimsiest, most bizarre motivations to risk their lives in video games.

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Grand Theft Auto 4 was magnificent in 2008, and it's still fantastic now

Posted 12/28 14:01 in Gaming | 0comments

Grand Theft Auto 4 was magnificent in 2008, and it's still fantastic now

I killed people, smuggled people, sold people.Grand Theft Auto became a household name on PS2 thanks to its cutting social commentary, unparalleled freedom and killer soundtracks, yet never before had a developer captured a sense of time and place quite like Rockstar North achieved with GTA 4.

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8 games that got real-life places wrong

Posted 12/31 17:01 in Gaming | 0comments

8 games that got real-life places wrong

Doing research for video games is not an easy job, especially when it comes to creating the game's setting out of a real-life place.Getting it right becomes even trickier when the devs have never been to the place where the game is set.

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Scalebound gets canceled by Microsoft. Platinum's dream game is going up in smoke

Posted 01/09 22:05 in Gaming | 0comments

Scalebound gets canceled by Microsoft. Platinum's dream game is going up in smoke

The game had already suffered delays leading up to this point.This doesn't necessarily mean the end for Scalebound.

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For Honor's closed beta begins on January 26 and has exclusive goodies for the full game

Posted 01/10 20:09 in Gaming | 0comments

For Honor's closed beta begins on January 26 and has exclusive goodies for the full game

The For Honor closed beta will run from January 26 to January 29, Ubisoft announced today, and this means (early access) war.Remember, you need to register on the game's official website for a chance at clashing swords with friends and strangers ahead of the release date.

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Sea of Thieves gameplay shows 5 ways Rare's pirate game is all about friendship on the high seas

Posted 01/11 15:40 in Gaming | 0comments

Sea of Thieves gameplay shows 5 ways Rare's pirate game is all about friendship on the high seas

The pirates of Sea of Thieves are dirty outlaws, sure, but they're not loners.The latest development diary from Rare about its upcoming Xbox One and PC swashbuckling simulator is all about the many clever ways Sea of Thieves encourages you to work with your fellow swashbucklers.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild will hit Europe in March after all, according GAME

Posted 01/12 16:29 in Gaming | 0comments

Zelda: Breath of the Wild will hit Europe in March after all, according GAME

Those rumors about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild potentially missing the Nintendo Switch launch window in Europe - and nowhere else - may no longer be a concern.NeoGAF user Baleoce posted an image of a Breath of the Wild promotional box at their local GAME store, clearly showing a release date of March 2017 in the lower left corner.

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'Why is Mario so small': Twitter reacts to the Nintendo Switch reveal event

Posted 01/13 07:39 in Gaming | 0comments

'Why is Mario so small': Twitter reacts to the Nintendo Switch reveal event

The Nintendo Switch reveal event had everything you'd expect from a good Nintendo launch: off-beat executives, weird hardware quirks, and… Mario running around a city full of normal sized people?That was a thing that happened, too, and Twitter had plenty to say about it.

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Kratos' son in God of War is named after (or actually is) a brother-killing king of Greece

Posted 01/17 14:35 in Gaming | 0comments

Kratos' son in God of War is named after (or actually is) a brother-killing king of Greece

That name may sound familiar if you're interested in Greek mythology.Family intrigue and drama followed, involving about as much murder, betrayal, and incest as you'd expect from a Greek myth.

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New Watch Dogs 2 demo lets you play the full game for 3 hours

Posted 01/18 14:10 in Gaming | 0comments

New Watch Dogs 2 demo lets you play the full game for 3 hours

Haven't picked up Watch Dogs 2 yet?The trial version is nearly identical to the full game, and it lets you try out the single-player campaign as well as co-op and competitive multiplayer - you just have to stop playing or pay up once your three free hours expire.

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'The number 3 must not be said' - the best responses from Gabe Newell's AMA

Posted 01/18 16:33 in Gaming | 0comments

'The number 3 must not be said' - the best responses from Gabe Newell's AMA

Questions ranged from niceties to obvious spots like what the hell is going on with Half-Life 3 to broader questions about the company's future.I've pulled out the most telling bits of Newell's AMA responses for your perusal.

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The 7 Greatest love stories in gaming

Posted 01/19 15:40 in Gaming | 0comments

The 7 Greatest love stories in gaming

We love games, and most of the time they love us back.But games that actually tell a great love story?

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Here's what the Nintendo Switch menus look like in light and dark mode

Posted 01/20 15:03 in Gaming | 0comments

Here's what the Nintendo Switch menus look like in light and dark mode

Indie publisher Nicalis tweeted an up-close image of the system's main menu, and though it's since deleted that tweet, NeoGAF users quickly picked it up.Here's the full picture: The interface puts games front and center, with big art-backed tiles for all available games.

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Flying Cats, Weird Worlds: Sony discusses the making of Gravity Rush 2

Posted 01/24 21:37 in Gaming | 0comments

Flying Cats, Weird Worlds: Sony discusses the making of Gravity Rush 2

Big, bright, and deeply weird, it's a Japanese-made console game that embraces weird, bold character art rather than chasing design trends.That makes it well in line with director Keiichiro Toyama's classics like Silent Hill and Siren, not so much with the shooters and grimy open world games that have dominated shelves in the past decade.

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