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    Friday The 13th Game Kickstarted!

    Slasher fans can look forward to a lot this upcoming year. PS4 hit Until Dawn has been confirmed for a VR spin off, a sequel to Outlast is in the works, and just this Wednesday, Indie dev Gun Media has surpassed their $700,000 Kickstarter goal for their upcoming multiplayer horror project cleverly titled Friday The […] More

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    BlizzCon News: Overwatch

    Blizzard’s highly anticipated upcoming team shooter Overwatch, the company’s first new IP since Starcraft in 1998, received a major announcement yesterday at Blizzcon, along with a new trailer. In addition to revealing the game’s tentative Spring 2016 release date, Overwatch was announced to be getting a console release as well. The game, previously PC exclusive like […] More

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    New Ways to Play: 3 Experimental Devices from IndieCade

    Last weekend, I was lucky enough to visit IndieCade 2015 in Culver City, one of the biggest independent video game festivals in the world. There were a ton of fascinating games on display, and it wasn’t just their mechanics and concepts that impressed me. The booths at IndieCade were populated with a variety of experimental […] More

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    Has Sony Given Up on the Vita?

    Sony Computer Entertainment Senior Vice President, Masayasu Ito, revealed in an interview earlier this week that Sony will be doubling its focus on the PS4, namely by ceasing all first-party, AAA development for the Vita. Ito reassured the press that third party developers are still “working hard” to provide titles for the handheld, but staples […] More

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    Infinite Repeat: P.T. and its Imitators

    It’s no secret that Hideo Kojima and Guillermo Del Toro’s surprise hit P.T has left a lasting impact on horror in gaming. Before the playable teaser for Silent Hills was taken down from the Playstation Network, it was downloaded by over one million people and was universally praised for its groundbreaking design. Now, it’s all […] More

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    Review Copies of Steam Controller Receive Middling Scores, Valve Expects Players to Fix it

    For reviewers and those consumers who secured preorders, Valve’s long-awaited Steam controller has shipped, weeks ahead of its November 10th release date. This follows years of delays and revisions, much to fan discontent, but Valve finally feels like they have a shippable product. The device is set to be compatible with most Steam titles that […] More

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    Out of Ammo: What Happened to Shooters?

    Owners of current generation consoles have been enduring a bit of a shooter drought that has existed since launch day for any platform. Aside from the yearly iterations of the now stale Battlefield, Far Cry, and Call of Duty franchises, shooter fans didn’t have anything to sate their bloodlust. The PS4 had Killzone Shadow Fall, […] More

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    You Didn’t Ask For This: Eidos Scraps Deus Ex “Augment Your Preorder” Program Following Overwhelming Protest

    Eidos announced this Thursday that they would be cancelling their controversial “Augment Your Preorder” program for upcoming title Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. Fans were more than divided over the proposed system, voicing their dissatisfaction in massive numbers on the game’s website. Eidos heard the message loud and clear, and decided to replace the format with […] More

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    5 Postmodern Games To Show Your Parents

    NOTE: The following contains a fair bit of spoilers. You’ve been warned. “Video games are for children”, your parents say. “They’re mindless entertainment”. How dare they ridicule your hobby? Well, they’re not wrong. A lot of video game narratives simply exist to shovel out exposition and establish context for blowing away bad guys. Their plots […] More

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    The end looms near for Life is Strange as the final episode gets an Oct 20 release date

    On Monday, French game developer, Dontnod Entertainment, announced an October 20th release date for the final installment of its episodic game series, Life Is Strange. Posted alongside the announcement – which appeared on publisher Square Enix’s blog – was concept art for the upcoming Episode 5, titled “Polarized”. Life Is Strange follows Oregon-native Max, a […] More