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'This War of Mine' Hands-On: Collateral Damage
Apr 17, 2014 - in News
'Call of Duty' this is not: the indie game 'This War of Mine' focuses on civilians as they struggle for survival in a war-torn city.
Top 10 'Minecraft' Alternatives
Apr 12, 2014 - in Picture Story
If you're a Minecraft fan looking for something new, check out these 10 PC and mobile games that take inspiration from the modern classic.
Sev Zero Review: More Spark Than Fire
Apr 4, 2014 - in Reviews
'Sev Zero,' the first exclusive game for Amazon's Fire TV, is without any significant flaws — or any significant merits.
'Pele: King of Football' Scores in Game Hands-On
Apr 3, 2014 - in News
'Pele: King of Football' is a flick-to-shoot game that soccer fans will love, thanks to the compelling rewards.
Best Xbox One Games 2014
Apr 3, 2014 - in Picture Story
From Titanfall to Forza Motorsport 5, here are the top 10 Xbox One games you can buy right now.
InFamous: Second Son Review
Mar 27, 2014 - in Reviews
'InFamous: Second Son' is a blast of an open-world game with beautiful graphics and exciting superpowers, even if the moral choices are too simplistic.
What is the Oculus Rift?
Mar 26, 2014 - in News
The virtual reality experience long promised in science fiction is finally becoming a reality with the Oculus Rift. Here are the facts.
10 Great Indie Games Coming to Xbox One
Mar 21, 2014 - in Picture Story
Microsoft's ID@Xbox label helps indie developers put their wares up for sale on the Xbox One, and the first batch of titles is on its way.
‘Dark Souls II' Review: Beautifully Brutal
Mar 14, 2014 - in Reviews
You'll keep coming back to "Dark Souls II," and should you triumph, your victory is one that will stay with you.
Titanfall Review: Exceeding the Call of Duty
Mar 13, 2014 - in Reviews
Titanfall is an accessible and thrilling first-person shooter that breathes new life into a stale genre.
South Park: Stick of Truth Review
Mar 7, 2014 - in Reviews
The newest South Park game is bigger, faster, funnier and definitely NSFW.
'Thief' Review: Stealing Time, Not Hearts
Feb 24, 2014 - in Reviews
Garrett is a thief with an eye for gold who finds himself entangled in a paranormal conflict — and an average, unambitious game.
Review: 'Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII' — Lightning Strikes Thrice
Feb 11, 2014 - in Reviews
"Lightning Returns" completes the long-running "Final Fantasy XIII" story arc, but in a way that's just as polarizing as its forebears.
Hands-On with the Elder Scrolls Online Beta
Feb 7, 2014 - in Reviews
We head back to Tamriel, going hands-on with the beta for upcoming massively multiplayer online game "Elder Scrolls Online."
Top 50 Steam Machine Games 2014
Feb 5, 2014 - in News
SteamOS is based on the Linux operating system, so only Steam's Linux-compatible games, which currently number 502, can be played on it.
Review: ‘The Banner Saga’ — Eat, Fight and Be Merry
Jan 15, 2014 - in Reviews
'The Banner Saga' offers a strategy/RPG that is simple, refined and more than a little somber — and quite beautiful in its harshness.
NASA Uses Kinect and Oculus Rift to Control Robot
Dec 31, 2013 - in News
Two innovative consumer gaming products could help NASA conduct better unmanned space missions.
Xbox TV Options Grow, with FiOS TV, Time Warner On-Demand
Dec 18, 2013 - in News
Microsoft continues to evolve its television offerings, with FiOS on Xbox One and Time Warner On-Demand for Xbox 360.
Samsung Unveils New Version of Android GamePad
Dec 17, 2013 - in News
Samsung revealed a new design that is less Xbox inspired for its Smartphone GamePad for Android phones.
'The Novelist' Game Review – You Write the Story
Dec 11, 2013 - in Reviews
He may be the novelist, but you're the one who writes his story in this introspective, story-driven indie game released today on Steam.
PS 4, 'GTA V,' PewDiePie Top YouTube Gaming Videos for 2013
Dec 11, 2013 - in News
From PS4 game sharing, to trailers, to one user's amusing gaming videos, these ditties got the most play on YouTube this year.
Killer Instinct Review
Dec 3, 2013 - in Reviews
With a stellar training mode and open-ended combo system, "Killer Instinct" is a knockout next-gen fighter for fans old and new.
Top Ten Amazon Cyber Monday Tech Deals
Dec 2, 2013 - in News
Looking for a great buy today? From televisions to computers to video games, here is what Amazon has on sale for Cyber Monday.
'Killer Instinct' Brings Fighting Action To Xbox One
Nov 29, 2013 - in News
The classic Rare/Nintendo arcade fighting franchise makes a return to Microsoft territory.
Review: 'Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus'
Nov 28, 2013 - in Reviews
'Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus' doesn't do much that's new, but it's a great send-off for Ratchet and Clank on the current-gen consoles.
'Need for Speed Rivals' Review--Changing Lanes
Nov 25, 2013 - in Reviews
'Need for Speed: Rivals' offers more visceral fun than ever in the series' next-gen debut.
'Contrast' for PS4 Review — A Candle in the Dark
Nov 25, 2013 - in Reviews
Frustrating glitches and a lack of polish dim the brightness of 'Contrast,' an otherwise brilliant indie title for the PlayStation 4.
Logitech PowerShell Turns iPhone Into Game Console: Hands On
Nov 20, 2013 - in News
Logitech's PowerShell Controller offers a smooth iOS gaming experience while charging your iPhone, but doesn't come with joysticks.
'Super Mario 3D World' Review: A Challenge at Every Angle
Nov 19, 2013 - in Reviews
Nintendo's "Super Mario 3D World" wows with a brilliant multiplayer design and a fresh set of challenges, but some perspective issues almost spoil the fun.
Review: 'LocoCycle' — Hell on Wheels
Nov 19, 2013 - in Reviews
"LocoCycle" tries to embrace the "so bad, it's good" school of campy game design, but lacks the heart and conviction necessary to do so.