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What were these companies thinking?

You may or may not have heard the news that Rock Band 3 will probably feature a new keyboard peripheral. This is great news for players wanting the challenge of playing a new instrument, fans of keyboards and/or the band … Continue reading

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Putting Insomniac’s move into perspective

The big news of the day comes from Insomniac Games’ new Burbank studio, where they revealed that they’ve entered a new distribution partnership with EA for a new multiplatform IP, meaning that this will be releasing on the Xbox 360 … Continue reading

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Sequels that saved franchises

It’s no secret that Kane & Lynch: Dead Men was a pretty crap game. There are a few people that actually enjoyed it, but I’ll just go ahead and classify those people as weird. Somehow, the game sold over a … Continue reading

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E3 2010: Our wildly humble predictions

Well, hot diggity-damn! Is it time for E3 again already? It seems like it was just yesterday that we were fawning over the latest Uncharted 2 gameplay video, reeling from the news that Final Fantasy XIII was going multiplatform, and … Continue reading

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Crossover fighting games that should (but won’t) happen

Marvel vs. Capcom. Super Smash Bros. Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe. OK, maybe not so much the third one. However, the existence of these games has proven time and time again that gamers love a crazy-ass crossover fighting game every … Continue reading

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Infinity Ward’s former glory: A Call of Duty retrospective

You may or may not have heard, but there was some recent commotion over at a small indie studio that made a few niche games that I hear a few people play. All dumb jokes aside, this is quite the … Continue reading

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The 2010 season according to MLB 10: The Show

I don’t know about you guys, but I’m really looking forward to baseball season this year. After the Bears’ disappointing season and the Bulls limping their way to the end of another lackluster season, I’m excited to be pulled into … Continue reading

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To Developers: Stop giving women unrealistic expectations

A lot of feminists and pro-feminist movement bloggers have discussed the indecency that is the objectification of women in the gaming industry. From Lara Croft’s unrealistic appeal to Nariko’s scantily clad ability to perform like the God of War himself, … Continue reading

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Things Killzone 3 needs to succeed

When Killzone 2 released last year, it kicked off 2009 with early Game of the Year buzz and provided PS3 enthusiasts with a tremendous first-person experience that they could call their own. So it was just a little bit shocking … Continue reading

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Eight “Classic” games the PSN didn’t need

Ever since the PlayStation classic, Driver, was released on the European PlayStation Store last year, I’ve been eagerly awaiting its arrival here in North America. This last Thursday I checked the store as I always do, hoping I’d finally be … Continue reading

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