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Dishonored 2 Preview: The Art of the Kill

More than most genres, stealth action games are about precision, patience, and the right opportunity to strike your enemies from above. From classics like Splinter Cell and Metal Gear Solid to more recent favorites like the Batman: ...Read More

on October 8, 2016 9:16 AM
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Creepy Castle Preview: Throwing it Back to the Game Boy Era

The biggest surprise, and one of my favorite games of PAX West, was a small PC game called Creepy Castle. Upon first glance it doesn't look like much. It has the pixel art graphics that have been ...Read More

on September 23, 2016 11:59 PM
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Gears of War 4 Horde Mode Preview: 10 Rounds of Survival-Action

Gears of War 4's horde mode leans heavily on iteration over innovation, which is fine when you have such a solid base to build off of. Gears of War 2 started the horde mode craze, and the ...Read More

on September 22, 2016 6:08 PM
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We Happy Few Preview — Pockets Full of Joy

With a mix of survival, horror, and a dose of the 1960s, We Happy Few is a title that immediately stood out to many with its official reveal early last year. Coming from developer Compulsion Games (previously ...Read More

on September 22, 2016 9:31 AM
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Final Fantasy XV Preview: A Promising Beginning

During PAX West 2016 in Seattle, I was given the chance to play the very first hour of Final Fantasy XV. As one of the biggest games releasing this fall, if not this year, you may have ...Read More

on September 18, 2016 1:31 PM
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Event[0] Preview – a Yandere AI Leads an Intriguing Mix of Old and New

If we had an award for the most intriguing game at Gamescom, Ocelot Society’s Event[0] would have been a strong contender. ...Read More

on September 7, 2016 7:57 AM
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Watch_Dogs 2 Video Preview – Promising, Massive, and Vastly Improved

Watch_Dogs was not universally acclaimed by critics and audience, yet, I personally enjoyed it quite a lot. It was a very competent open world adventure game, and brought forth some really interesting mechanics. ...Read More

on September 3, 2016 3:53 PM
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Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III Video Preview: The Space Marines Are Back

When Sega and Relic announced Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, I was positively overjoyed. As a big fan of both the franchise and the RTS series, the demise of THQ had left me without one of ...Read More

on August 31, 2016 2:46 PM
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Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr Video Preview: Diablo in Space? Heresy!

At Gamescom 2016 in Cologne, we had the chance to get our hands on Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr, which is a quite fresh take on the Warhammer 40,000 universe, that normally spawns a lot of strategy ...Read More

on August 31, 2016 4:51 AM
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The Culling Preview: The Most Dangerous Game

When it comes down to the basics, survival is everything. What would happen if random strangers were dropped into an isolated location, with only weapons, resources, and a desire to be the last man standing? How would ...Read More

on July 13, 2016 11:00 AM
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Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III Preview – On Your Feet, Space Marine!

During E3 2016, SEGA and Relic Entertainment showed off a gameplay demo for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, hereafter referred to simply as Dawn of War III. The presentation was narrated by campaign lead Brent Disbrow, ...Read More

on June 25, 2016 12:47 PM
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Tyranny Preview – It’s Good to be Bad

When I last saw Tyranny at GDC in San Francisco it showed lots of promise. The story is presented after evil has already won and taken over the world, and you play as one of the commanders ...Read More

on June 24, 2016 3:42 PM
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Master X Master Preview: A MOBA Balancing Competitive Multiplayer and Cooperative Singleplayer

Master X Master takes the MOBA premise, unique hero units battling it out, and changes the approach slightly. It does so in order to entice those who aren't really looking for competitive multiplayer, namely people like myself. ...Read More

on June 23, 2016 1:44 PM
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ABZU Preview – A Dream Version of Scuba Diving

Actual scuba diving can be a pain. You have an air gauge to keep track of, water pressure levels to worry over, and heavy gear attached to your back. In ABZU, an upcoming underwater adventure game from ...Read More

on June 19, 2016 3:05 PM
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Preview – A True Open World Adventure

Let me be clear: I'm more excited for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild more than I have ever been about a Legend of Zelda game. I have never been a huge fan of the ...Read More

on June 19, 2016 8:00 AM
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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Preview – Substantial Iteration

The numbered Civilization games have always been about iteration, but the question each time is, "Does this change enough to justify an entirely new game?" With Civilization VI I believe the answer is yes. ...Read More

on June 16, 2016 11:51 AM
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Mafia III Preview – Let the Good Times Roll

Mafia III is the first game in the series to truly have my attention. Having never played the previous entries in the Mafia franchise, I have no attachment to the series, and mainly passed them by as ...Read More

on June 16, 2016 11:17 AM
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7th Dragon III Code: VFD Preview: Lions and Tigers and Dragons, Oh My!

For JRPG affectionates, does the 7th Dragon series ring any bells? No? Well then, first-time players, you're in for a surprising treat (and if you said yes to that hypothetical question: congratulations on your impressive knowledge of ...Read More

on May 31, 2016 3:00 PM
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Hands-On Preview: Night in the Woods – The Cat-cher in the Rye

In the case of most games, players are put into the shoes of a character that is meant to make us feel extraordinary and powerful, whether that's as a gun-toting commando fighting off hoards of aliens, to ...Read More

on May 4, 2016 1:30 PM
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Hands-On Preview: We Happy Few – Brave New Psychedelic World

After emerging from an underground shelter with a bed and supplies, Compulsion Games' We Happy Few thrusts players into a world that's both disarmingly colorful and vibrant, and at the same time unnerving, making players tense in ...Read More

on May 1, 2016 12:00 PM
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Hands-On Preview: Let It Die – Fight to the Death

Coming from the mind of Goichi Suda (aka "Suda51"), there's certainly a wonderful degree of insanity and the bizarre to expect from his projects, ranging from Killer 7 to No More Heroes, and his most recent project  ...Read More

on April 29, 2016 2:00 PM
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Hands-On Preview: Pyre – Carrying the Flame

With just two prior titles under its belt, developer Supergiant Games has managed to do quite a lot with a small resume compared to many other studios. Yet even with just two games, both Bastion and Transistor ...Read More

on April 29, 2016 10:25 AM
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Hands-On Preview: Thimbleweed Park – Hometown Investigations

Defined by classics such as Maniac MansionGrim FandangoDay of the Tentacle, and more (many of which recently remastered and re-released), the point-and-click adventure genre has seen a bit of a resurgence in the eye of ...Read More

on April 23, 2016 3:13 PM
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Hands-On Preview: LawBreakers – Defying Gravity

History for the first-person shooter genre has tended to ebb and flow when it comes to how the genre plays. From the 90's when Quake and Doom reigned supreme, to the era of Halo and Call of ...Read More

on April 23, 2016 2:44 PM
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Hands-On Preview: Outlast II – Alone in the Dark

With the original in 2013, Outlast presented one of the best modern horror experiences in a world where indie titles such as AmnesiaSlender, and more have given a whole new life to the pure survival horror ...Read More

on April 23, 2016 1:36 PM
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Gears of War 4 Multiplayer Video Preview: A Great Foundation with Some Work to Do

After playing the multiplayer beta of Gears of War 4, it's time to sit back and talk about how it performs, keeping firmly in mind that this is a beta, and basically nothing is final. ...Read More

on April 17, 2016 2:23 PM
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Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Spoiler-Free Preview: Oh My God, Oh My God, Oh My God!

Last Friday, I had a chance to get my greedy hands on a preview build of the single player campaign of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, and the headline of this preview is no exaggeration: what I ...Read More

on April 4, 2016 10:00 AM
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Quantum Break Xbox One Video Preview Act 2: Things Start to Get Challenging

The release of Quantum Break is drawing close, as there is only a little more than a week left to April 5th. Today we bring you our second video preview for the game, showing a large chunk ...Read More

on March 28, 2016 5:08 AM
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Axiom Verge PS Vita Hands-On Preview: a Lovely Portable Port

Axiom Verge is finally playable on the PlayStation Vita, and I was the fifth person in the world outside of the development team to get to play it! Speaking to Dan Adleman, I was told the reason ...Read More

on March 27, 2016 12:53 PM
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Shiny Hands-On Preview: Silicon Life Forms

Shiny is a platformer with rough edges and a lot of heart. Developed by Brazilian studio Garage 227, the small team has been working on this platformer for quite some time, doing contract work for other development ...Read More

on March 27, 2016 12:40 PM