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Scott just graduated from Law School. But he didn't let that stop him from gaming, a hobby that he has stuck with ever since he received his NES at age 5. His favorites are Metal Gear Solid, OutRun, Half-Life, Deus Ex, Ratchet and Clank and most recently, the Mass Effect series.
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Building a Universe: Mass Effect – We’ve Seen Things People Wouldn’t Believe

In Part 1 of this series, I discussed one of the main cores that makes Mass Effect such an impressive series, specifically the creative depth of galactic history as revealed through the races you interact with. In ...Read More

on February 20, 2012 5:00 PM
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Building a Universe: Mass Effect – An Origin of Species

Mass Effect is a rather unique game. It has some of the standard tropes of Science Fiction and the usual mechanics of a BioWare game, but there is a unique undercurrent to the game that makes it ...Read More

on February 14, 2012 12:00 PM
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Check Out 5 Minutes of Unedited Tennis Action in This New Grand Slam Tennis 2 Video

EA Sports isn't just busy showing off their reboot of SSX. Their newest tennis game, Grand Slam Tennis 2 looks like another quality tennis title. The new video features Novak Djokovic, who would go on to win ...Read More

on January 29, 2012 4:30 PM
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EA Invites You to the Mountain of Patagonia In New Trailer

EA has released a new trailer for their revival of the SSX series. It is the first in a series titled Own the World, in which they are previewing the actual mountains that you will be shredding. ...Read More

on January 29, 2012 3:35 PM
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The Behemoth Comes Out of Their Shell to Give Us the State of The Behemoth

Castle Crashers developer The Behemoth have been rather silent of late, especially on the front of their upcoming Xbox 360 Arcade platformer BattleBlock Theater. They broke the silence this week to show that, while there is still ...Read More

on January 29, 2012 2:30 PM
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Weekend DealShockers: Deus Ex and SPAZ

This weekend, as every weekend, the online digital distributors for PC gaming pretend to spoil us, while really sucking up all of our money. This isn't always such a bad thing though, as this weekend carries some ...Read More

on January 29, 2012 11:00 AM
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Doing Things Right – The Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Demo

While Chad already previewed the excellent Kingdoms of Amalur demo, I wanted to say a few words on a large part of the reason that I found it so enjoyable: it was very much akin to the ...Read More

on January 28, 2012 1:00 PM
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Konami Announces New Kinect Game: Rhythm Party, Early Track List Released

Konami is jumping into the somewhat crowded Kinect Dance Game market with their own flavor of rhythm based party game, appropriately called Rhythm Party. The game does away with characters and avatars, and instead uses the Kinect ...Read More

on January 28, 2012 12:00 PM
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The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Gets Pre-Order Goodies

The Witcher 2 was one of the deepest and most interesting games on the PC last year, and this year the Enhanced Edition of the game is expanding the game's market to the XBox 360. The game's ...Read More

on January 28, 2012 11:00 AM
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Kingdoms of Amalur Online-Pass Explained

While I am looking forward to Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, the inclusion of an online pass seems highly suspect. Mostly because the game is not an online game, but a single player game. This online pass is ...Read More

on January 28, 2012 10:00 AM
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Review: Mass Effect: Invasion #4

So far, the Mass Effect: Invasion arc has been top notch. By not focusing on a major character, Mac Walters was really able to flesh out the Mass Effect universe a bit more. Aria has been a ...Read More

on January 27, 2012 6:00 PM
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EA’s Syndicate Co-Op Demo Gets a Date

EA and Starbreeze Studios have already announced that their upcoming first-person shooter, Syndicate, will get a demo on XBox Live and the PlayStation Network. However, we now know the date. Each console will get the demo on ...Read More

on January 22, 2012 9:00 PM
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Weekend DealShockers – Binding of Isaac Edition

While Steam is constantly running deals that always seem worth it, today's daily deal is one that should really not be missed. Our very own John Colaw's personal Game of the Year and DualShocker's collective Best Indie ...Read More

on January 22, 2012 3:00 PM
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Modders Recreate the Lost Dreamcast Version of Half-Life

This week on Moddb, some crafty modders have ported the unreleased Dreamcast version of Half-Life that was supposed to come out in 2000 to the PC. ...Read More

on January 22, 2012 1:15 PM
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The Darkness: Memorable Violence, Even More Memorable Characters

The Darkness was a very pleasant surprise when it originally came out in 2007. Original and intelligent, with excellent shooting mechanics and level design, all wrapped up in one of the most emotional stories playable in a ...Read More

on January 22, 2012 12:00 PM
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BioWare Details Commander Shepard’s Newest Squadmate: James Vega

We've known for a while that an Alliance Marine would be one of Shepard's new teammates in Mass Effect 3. BioWare has finally detailed the marine, James Vega, and revealed some interesting tidbits. The biggest of them ...Read More

on January 21, 2012 5:30 PM
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Bethesda’s Blog Details Skyrim 1.4 Update, Hints That the Creation Kit is Close

This week, Bethesda revealed some interesting tidbits about their newest patch for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The biggest piece of news is that they revealed that the Creation Kit and Steam Workshop tools, which will allow ...Read More

on January 21, 2012 3:00 PM
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Remedy’s Alan Wake Finally Coming to PC Via Steam in February

Remedy seems like they have been trying to release their survival-horror/third-person shooter, Alan Wake, on the PC for some time. Well, we finally have a time frame, as they announced recently on their forums that they are ...Read More

on January 21, 2012 11:00 AM
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Shank 2 Gets a Release Date, and It Is Soon!

Klei Entertainment, the studio behind the immensely fun cell shaded brawler Shank, has announced that the sequel, Shank 2 will be released soon on all major platforms in Europe and the US. On February 7th, the game ...Read More

on January 21, 2012 10:00 AM
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Team Fortress 2 Comes to Saints Row the Third… If You Have the Steam Version

When Saints Row the Third was still in pre-order status, you got some neat things for Team Fortress 2. This is a pretty standard operating procedure for major releases to give out some neat items for the ...Read More

on January 15, 2012 5:30 PM
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Mass Effect 3 Will Not Appear on Steam

Unfortunately for fans of both BioWare and EAs Mass Effect series on PC and Valves content delivery service Steam, it looks like Mass Effect, like Battlefield 3 and Star Wars: The Old Republic before it, will not ...Read More

on January 15, 2012 4:00 PM
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XCOM Delayed to 2013. The Shooter, Not the Strategy Game

2k Marin, the guys behind the BioShock 2, are currently working on a new XCOM game.  Unlike the former games in the series, this game is set to be a squad based, tactical, first person shooter. ...Read More

on January 15, 2012 3:00 PM
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Newest Mass Effect 3 Dev Diary Focuses on Writing the Story

We already spoke to Mac Walters about how he goes about writing the story for the Mass Effect games. However, if you want some more insight, BioWare released a new developers diary from the team that focused ...Read More

on January 15, 2012 2:00 PM
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FTL: Faster Than Light Becomes One of My Most Anticipated Games for 2012

While there are several games I am looking forward to playing in 2012, I know pretty much what I am getting with them.  This is not a criticism, as for the most part, franchises exist because ...Read More

on January 15, 2012 11:00 AM
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CD Projekt vs the Pirates – How Both Sides Were Wrong

CD Projekt RED, developers of the awesome Witcher series for PC, have recently taken a very interesting stance to fighting the rampant piracy surrounding the second, and most recent, game in the series.  What they have ...Read More

on January 14, 2012 4:00 PM
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Jagged Alliance: Back in Action Gets a Release Date and a New Trailer

I have some fond memories of the old PC Real-Time Strategy/Turn-based Strategy hybrid Jagged Alliance. It was never the most popular series, but it was creative and a lot of fun. I seem to remember an option ...Read More

on January 14, 2012 3:00 PM
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Mojang Adds Itself to the SOPA/PIPA Protests Taking Place on Jan. 18th

Mojang Studios founder and Minecraft creator Notch has decided to silently take down his company's websites (both mojang.com and minecraft.net)  for the day on January 18th.  He is not alone in his endeavour, ...Read More

on January 14, 2012 11:00 AM
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Get Your Old-School Adventure on With the Blackwell Series

Indie games developer Wadjet Eye Games has released four of their old-school point-and-click adventure games in the Blackwell series on Steam. The games revolve around the Blackwell family legacy, where the main character not only finds out ...Read More

on January 14, 2012 10:00 AM
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Want Dark Souls on PC? Namco Bandai Has Taken Notice

Who says petitions and forum posts don't work? A post on Namco Bandai's European games forum from the community manager Tony Shoupinou, has revealed that the company is aware of the petition. Not only that, but from ...Read More

on January 13, 2012 3:00 PM
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G4 President Steps Down, Is Immediately Replaced

The TV Network known as G4 has recently been showing mostly reruns of cops and low rent reality TV.  It is a shame really, because when they do cover games, they do a good job; their ...Read More

on January 8, 2012 5:00 PM