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Preview: Bacon Man: An Adventure

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A gluten-free RPG. A 3D action platformer with beat ‘em up mechanics and RPG elements, which also stars a protagonist made out of bacon, is definitely a page jumper from the get-go. The team behind it are Kickstarting the project and hoping to also get a Greenlight on Steam. After a few hours of getting […]

Preview: Defense Grid 2

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Critically lauded and a huge success with gamers, Hidden Path Entertainment’s 2009 hit Defense Grid: The Awakening was one of the first — and arguably, the best — tower defense games on the Xbox 360. In many ways, it helped define the genre, which had its beginnings in Flash-based browser games such as Desktop Tower Defense.  With its […]

Preview: Evolve

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Left 4 Dead 1 and 2 were some great games to play with friends. While the traditional co-op of four players vs. AI was always a blast, the highlight was Versus in which four players battled against player controlled infected. Sometimes an infected player would be able to control the tank, the massive beast that […]

Preview: The Elder Scrolls Online

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Ever since it was announced several years ago, questions, doubts, and speculation have surrounded ZeniMax Online’s MMORPG The Elder Scrolls Online. While Skyrim and its predecessors have a huge and loyal fan base amongst gamers, questions of broader appeal remain. When it was revealed that The Elder Scrolls Online would have a traditional monthly subscription model, the death-knell seemed […]

DmC: Devil May Cry demo impressions

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It’s hard to overlook the controversy surrounding the upcoming Devil May Cry reboot DmC: Devil May Cry. Fans have repeatedly shot down the direction Ninja Theory is taking with the beloved franchise, with everyone’s favorite punk protagonist Dante receiving a new look and series’ lore being turned upside down — since when was Dante’s mother an angel? […]

Demo Impressions: Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

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I got my hands on the Transformers: Fall of Cybertron demo over the weekend thanks to the GameStop pre-order offer. As a G1 Transformers fan who enjoyed War for Cybertron, I wanted to get a peek at what’s been changed for better or worse along with the multiplayer and customizations. Let’s take a look at what PS3 and […]

Demo Impressions: Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance

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Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance isn’t due for release in North America until July 31, but Nintendo was kind enough to make a demo for the highly-anticipated title available on the eShop late last week after the Nintendo Direct presentation (we still wish we got the Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy demo like Europe, but hey, […]

Demo Impressions: Dragon’s Dogma

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Over the past month or so, you may have noticed the hype machine has kicked into top gear for Capcom’s upcoming fantasy epic, Dragon’s Dogma. Now that the long awaited demo has been released on the PSN and Xbox Live, prospective fans can finally take the game for a spin. We’ve done just that, and would […]

Demo Impressions: Sniper Elite V2

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When 505 Games announced the sequel to 2005’s tactical shooter, Sniper Elite, I was instantly grabbed by the promise of realistic sniping action. I’ve always been a fan of sniping, and its blend of strategy and stealth to get the best of your enemies. Given a choice between that and the one-man army with a […]

Preview: Confrontation

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Fans of fantasy board games will surely recognize Rackham’s “Confrontation,” and now Cyanide Studios has brought the world of “the Rag’narok” to life in Confrontation, a new tactical RPG due to hit the shelves in the next few weeks. According to Cyanide, the game “focuses on intense and tactical battles, mixing strategy and other elements of RPGs. Every […]

Demo Impressions: SSX

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Playing the demo released Tuesday for the new SSX reboot reminded me of one inescapable fact of the franchise: it’s hard. My hands are still cramped from gripping the controller and frantically switching between grabs to maximize my Tricky meter and attain unlimited boost nirvana. I screamed at the television more than once,  creating new […]

Demo impressions: Mass Effect 3

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It’s finally here… almost. The epic conclusion of the Shepard story-arc in the Mass Effect universe is set to hit in under a month, and if the recently released demo is any indication of the final product, the title will live up to the billing. The single player portion of the demo takes players through […]

Demo Impressions: Resident Evil Revelations

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I was not without some excitement when I loaded up the eShop the other day when the Resident Evil Revelations demo debuted. As many a gamer is well aware, this was not only the first North American eShop demo, but it marks a big step for Nintendo into the “future” of gaming. Of course I […]

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