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Darkwood Preview

It takes a lot to scare me in a game, many titles both AAA and indie have failed, so it was a pleasant surprise when I was genuinely unsettled and tense while playing through the Early...

by Elijah Beahm on August 27, 2014 in 'Opinion'
No More Heroes

Musical Moments: No More Heroes

Suda 51 is a mad genius. He takes pieces and bits from his loves and inspirations, mashes them up, and unleashes them on the gaming world. While there may be familiar elements in...

by Caleb "Soapbox" Lott on August 7, 2014 in 'Series'
Orcs Must Die! Unchained Beta1

Orcs Must Die! Unchained Preview

Orcs Must Die! was a surprisingly good first title for Robot Entertainment. It proved popular enough to warrant an ambitious sequel that featured co-op and a mountain of content...

by Elijah Beahm on July 31, 2014 in 'Opinion'

Destiny Beta Preview

Their time has come! No longer under the thumb of Microsoft, Bungie is free to make anything they want! So what did they do first? They ran straight under the thumb of Activision,...

by Elijah Beahm on July 28, 2014 in 'Opinion'

Warface Preview

Dear Reader, If you just want a yay or nay on whether to try the Warface open beta on Steam, I’m going to save you a lot of time here. Nay. Nay to the highest power. Never touch...

by Elijah Beahm on July 24, 2014 in 'Opinion'
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The Wolf Among Us Review

Gamers interested in Telltale games seem to fall into two camps. Those who buy the games as soon as the opportunity arises, and those who wait until the end of a season to gobble...

by Caleb "Soapbox" Lott on July 22, 2014 in 'Reviews'
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Defining Moments In Games: Limbo – That F@#*...

Welcome to Defining Moments In Games, where I take some of my favorite games of all time and analyze single moments to see what they do right, and how they leave a lasting impact on...

by Bob Reinhard on July 18, 2014 in 'Series'

Crest: Rewriting The Laws Of The God Game

The God Game is a somewhat strange genre. It’s been around for quite awhile, usually most successful on PC, but it’s never been the kind of genre to make a huge splash....

by Bob Reinhard on July 17, 2014 in 'Features'