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Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2: Atlas Mugged Review (PC)

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There Will be Spoilers Would you look at that? Four months later, Tales from the Borderlands is back to remind us that it still exists. Telltale’s on a snail’s pace with their release schedule (to the surprise of nobody), but it’s paid off with their Pandoran-faring adventure’s second episode — ...

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Warframe’s Chroma: A Guide to the Ancient Dragon

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It’s All Sunshine & Dragon Rainbows Chroma’s what you get when you take a game (in this case, Warframe, of course) with extensive color palette customization and say, “let’s make this into a game mechanic.” In short, he’s a big ‘ol mean Warframe with dragon aesthetics that’s good at playing ...

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Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Review (PC)

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I Liked Hurting People One thing that made the first Hotline Miami so fun was that it was an exciting action game the likes of which I had never been done before. I’d walk into a level, put on a mask, and tear the guards to shreds with a variety ...

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Moonrise Hands-On Preview (PAX East 2015)

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  A cup of Pokemon, a dash of Final Fantasy IV, and a few generous applications of original material, Moonrise wears its inspirations proudly. Undead Labs has brought the ever-popular monster battling RPG formula to iOS and Steam, complete with all sorts of cute (and cool) critters that you can ...

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Gigantic Hands-On Preview (PAX East 2015)

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This hands-on preview is, well, not so much “big” or “a big” hands-on preview as much as it is a preview of a game called “Gigantic“. Of course, if you were directed here through the main page of the site, you probably already knew that. Needless to say, you’re probably ...

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Overwatch Hands-On Preview (PAX East 2015)

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Blizzard’s cooking up some competition for Valve, it seems! As soon as I got on the show floor today at PAX East, I scurried for the Blizzard booth to get in a match of their new class-based FPS, Overwatch. At first glance, Overwatch is kinda like a MOBA; twelve classes ...

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Review (3DS)

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Kill Exotic Wildlife and Wear It Like Pants “I’m gonna try and get to high ground!” I’m climbing up a rock face while my friends take on Gore Magala — a massive black dragon that can spew viral infection — and position myself directly over the massive beast. Leaping off ...

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Front Towards Gamer is Dropping Review Scores

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Obligatory Snappy Header Welcome, (hopefully) frequent readers! If you’ve been paying attention to our reviews over the past week, you’ll notice something different. You won’t notice it until the very end, but we’ve dropped review scores. Previously, games were rated on a 19-point scale (in .5 increments, from 1 to ...

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Payday 2 & Hotline Miami Team Up with Jacket’s Character Patck

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Do you like hurting people? Yes? Good. Overkill (of Payday 2 fame) has teamed up with the folks behind Hotline Miami¬† (again) to bring the best pre-order bonus ever: Steal stuff and kill cops as Jacket. Now I don’t know about you, but I play a lot of Hotline Miami ...

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Payday 2: Crimewave Edition Coming to PS4 and Xbox One

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Despite having a simultaneous release on the PS3, Xbox 360, and PC, Payday 2‘s post-launch support has been extremely poor on its console editions. Seemingly thanks to a number of variables (no doubt RAM limitations had a factor), Overkill has announced (through their Steam group, naturally) that they’ll be bringing ...

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