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Best of E3 – Aliens: Colonial Marines

With the lights dimmed and confidentiality warnings issued (members of the press were guarded by a night vision-donned security guard), Gearbox president Randy Pitchford stated his thesis: James Cameron’s Aliens had influenced more games than ...

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Best of E3 2011- Dragon’s Crown

It’s a shame most stateside Saturn owners were never able to experience Atlus’ Princess Crown–  an action RPG which had some of the most sumptuous hand-drawn animation seen on Sega’s 32-bit system. Fourteen years later, ...

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Dream Trigger 3D Review

Much like brain surgery or rifle marksmanship, proficiency with Dream Trigger 3D comes only after determined hands-on practice. While both the instruction booklet and an in-game tutorial explain the fundamentals, the title’s ‘pat your head ...

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Dead or Alive Dimensions Review

DesertEagle’s Take: Although the Nintendo 3DS has struggled to find mainstream acceptance, there’s one audience the hardware has the potential to please: fighting-game games.  With three separate genre entries due to be  released during the ...

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Dirt 3 Review

Like many other Americans in the early 1990’s, I was shamefully unaware of the virtues of rally racing. With the bulk of stateside television stations and magazines overlooking the sport, gaming was responsible for sparking ...

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Moon Diver Review

As last year’s Castlevania: Harmony of Despair demonstrated, converting a beloved single player title into a contemporary co-operative game can be a thorny undertaking. One of the principal quandaries is difficulty scaling: what might be ...

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L.A. Noire Review

In the early years of the new millennium, industry analysts tossed around the phrase “convergence” with reckless abandon. Referring to the symbiotic development between new interactive media and classic Hollywood, the two realms have often ...

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Thor: God of Thunder Review

By now, you may have already heard that Thor: God of Thunder is a horrendous pile. I received the game a little late, and figured that, since I was given the opportunity to see the ...

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Brink Review

Although the brevity of an E3 demonstration only provided a cursory overview of Brink‘s mechanics, a subsequent chat with the title’s developers helped to reveal the title’s ambitions. Building on experience gleaned from both Wolfenstein: ...

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