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First look: behind the scenes of ‘Need for Speed.’

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The Fast and Furious franchise has proven that audiences will come out to the theater in huge quantities for the right kind of racing action, and next year we’ll be seeing another potential franchise taking a slice of the pie when Need for Speed comes to the big screen. Based on the long-running video game series, Need for Speed is ... Read More »

E3 2012: trailer and co-op gameplay demo for ‘Dead Space 3.’

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During the Electronic Arts press conference at E3 2012, developer Visceral Games finally confirmed the rumor that Dead Space 3 would feature co-op gameplay with a live demo that showcased the new title. Isaac Clarke and series newcomer John Carver explored a frozen wasteland and faced off against terrifying new enemies – see for yourself.   The co-op seems to ... Read More »

[REVIEW ROUND-UP] “Syndicate.”

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Syndicate Xbox 360, PS3, PC February 21, 2012 Metacritic Score: (74/100) Joystiq: (80/100) “Starbreeze may have opted to go the route of this generation’s most profitable genre for its Syndicate reboot, but the soul of the series has survived. Its well worn narrative trappings hold your attention for the most part, but the real treat is in the execution of ... Read More »

UPDATED – Take Earth back in new “Mass Effect 3″ trailer.

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[UPDATE] 8:21 am, 2/21/2012 Bioware has now revealed an extended version of the trailer, featuring an additional 60 seconds of footage.   [ORIGINAL POST] 9:07 pm, 2/19/2012 With just a few short weeks left until the release of Mass Effect 3 and the conclusion of Bioware’s epic sci-fi trilogy, EA took to the airwaves tonight during the latest episode of ... Read More »

“Syndicate” launch trailer, featuring Brian Cox.

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If I wasn’t already intending to play Syndicate, this trailer would have changed my mind. Not because of the gameplay footage, but because Brian Cox is a complete badass and I’m terrified of him. And you should be, too.   Set in 2069, Syndicate takes players into a dark world where corporations are vying for market dominance. With no government ... Read More »

[REVIEW ROUND-UP] “Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning.”

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Xbox 360, PS3, PC February 7, 2012 Metacritic Score: (82/100) Joystiq: (100/100) “Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning presents a world that is immaculately crafted and beautiful, yet still simple and accessible. Every corner reveals a person in need, a treasure to collect, a secret to uncover, a battle to wage. I don’t know how much more time ... Read More »

EA reveals launch trailer for “Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning.”

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning will be making its way to store shelves next week, and after being impressed with the playable demo, we’re looking forward to getting our hands on the full version. Check out the launch trailer below, which gives an overview of the story and showcases some of the game’s combat.   Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning will be ... Read More »

Demo Impressions: “Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning.”

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has quite a bit of pedigree. The development team, 38 Studios, was founded by former Red Sox Major League Baseball pitcher Curt Shilling.  The lore of the game universe was crafted by renown fantasy author R.A. Salvatore. Ken Rolston, lead designer of both Morrowind and Oblivion, is the executive designer. And last but not least: Spawn ... Read More »

[REVIEW] “Star Wars: The Old Republic.” (PC – Beta Version)

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As if a million voices cried out in joy and were suddenly silenced by the hot pockets in their mouths. STAR WARS: THE PREVIEW! On December 20, legions of Star Wars nerds and Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Gamers will log in to play Star Wars: The Old Republic. Originally shrouded in secrecy since its birth in 2006, the game was ... Read More »

[Review] “Battlefield 3″ (PC)

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Stellar gameplay and superb quality overshadowed by game-breaking launcher issues. I hate to start off another review with a trip down memory lane, but for this game I’m gonna have to. When Battlefield 1942 was launched in 2002, they put out a multiplayer demo to play with your friends via LAN. Being the nerds that my friends and I were ... Read More »

EA sells 5 million copies of “Battlefield 3″ in first week.

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According to Game Informer, EA has shipped 10 million units of Battlefield 3 to store shelves, and has moved through more than 5 million of those units in the first week of release.  Calling it the”fastest-selling game in EA’s history,” Executive Vice President Patrick Soderlund had this to say: “It is extremely gratifying to deliver an entertainment experience that delights ... Read More »

[REVIEW ROUND-UP] “Battlefield 3.”

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Battlefield 3 Xbox 360, PS3, PC October 25, 2011 Metacritic Score: (93/100) Game Informer: (95/100)  “Most Battlefield fans spend the majority of their time in the rewarding multiplayer, but this entry also delivers the series’ most ambitious single-player campaign to date. While players filled the shoes of the jokesters of B Company in the Bad Company campaigns, Battlefield 3 presents ... Read More »

“Battlefield 3″ launch trailer is full of things that go boom.

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In less than 48 hours, we’ll have our hands on Battlefield 3.  Despite an open beta that was horrifically underwhelming, the hype for this game is at a fever pitch, and this trailer should serve to make the wait even more painful.  Check out the official launch trailer, and get ready to blow some shit up.   Battlefield 3 releases ... Read More »

Watch latest “Battlefield 3″ trailer, preorder PC version for only $41.99.

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While the response to the glitch-infested open beta has been less than stellar, no one can argue that the visuals in Battlefield 3 still shine, and if you need any further proof that this game is going to be absolutely gorgeous, then watch this trailer a few times.  The insanely-detailed destructible environments look like the kind of stuff that would ... Read More »

EA details first round of “Battlefield 3″ fixes based on Open Beta feedback.

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The Battlefield 3 Open Beta launched last week, and the folks over at EA and DICE have apparently been listening to the massive amounts of feedback.  In a post on the Official Battlefield 3 Blog, they’ve detailed the first round of items that will be addressed before the final version of the game is shipped. * Fixed occasional client crash ... Read More »