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Titanfall adds four-player co-op mode Frontier Defense

Titanfall is the most fun game I own that I don’t touch for weeks on end. The lack of a campaign and total focus on multiplayer left a little something to be desired. But Respawn is still adding game modes, the latest being its answer to Horde Mode. Frontier Defense pits four players against increasingly more »

ESL to host $50,000 Halo: The Master Chief Collection launch tournament

It will be time to finish the fight all over again when Halo: The Master Chief Collection releases Nov. 11 on Xbox One. ESL will support the title with a full slate of competitive play, starting with a huge $50,000 event to celebrate the launch. Eight teams will fight through a double elimination bracket Nov. more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, October 22, 2014

Do I really need to say it? There are a lot of new releases coming out in the PlayStation Store this week. The PS4 has plenty to offer–in fact, all platforms have many of the same titles. There’s support all around! Check out the full list of titles released this week. PlayStation 4 Battlefield 4 more »

Alien: Isolation: A Beautiful place to die

Alien: Isolation is an odd beast, but so is the series that spawned it. The original, 1979, Alien film is a masterpiece of atmospheric tension that could’ve only been made when Ridley Scott was at the height of his directorial hubris, possessed with an obsession for world building. The sci fi technology of Alien seems more »

4 Games to play during the Extra Life 24 hour marathon

Extra Life game day will soon be upon us. The epic gaming marathon fundraiser hosts an official game day every year so that participants can play their way through their marathon with friends. In some cases, Extra Lifers hold events on game day to create an even greater sense of community. Certain gaming venues even more »

Play Fat Princess: Piece of Cake to get a free PS3 game

Get ready to take advantage of an opportunity to get a free game by playing a free game. Sony has just brought it’s Fat Princess series to mobile devices with Fat Princess: Piece of Cake. It’s a free-to-play, Candy Crush Saga kind of game. The reason you have to download and play it right now more »

Alien: Isolation Review: Haunting

Title: Alien: Isolation Price: System(s): PS4 (Also available on PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC) Release Date: October 7, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Sega (The Creative Assembly) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood, Strong Language, and Violence I couldn’t play Alien: Isolation at night. The notion of being alone, in a dark room, in an empty house, more »

See 50 new things in Super Smash Bros on October 23

Set aside some time on Thursday, because Nintendo has something to show you. There’s going to be a Super Smash Bros livestream! It’s a Nintendo Direct devoted entirely to the of the fighter, and it’s going to be a don’t-miss event. Why? Because at 3pm PST/5pm CST/6pm EST, we’re going to see 50 new things more »

Deciding between Alien: Isolation and Evil Within

October is brutal on gamers. Traditionally, October and November are the busiest months, as every company wants to have their game out in time for the holiday shopping season. Which means people often find themselves torn between two games, like Alien: Isolation and The Evil Within. In this particular circumstance, both games came to next more »

Xbox One fall update is mammoth and out

While you may have been working, sleeping or watching TV, your Xbox One has been working out. A brand new, Xbox One fall update this week adds a plethora of features folks have been asking for, and some you may not have even known you needed. Let’s take a look, shall we? New Snap and more »

Get the PS4 and Vita bundle for $500

Earlier this year, Sony released a $559.99 PS4 and Vita bundle. It was the ideal opportunity for any Sony fan who had missed out on the next gen console and handheld, and wanted to remedy their situation by grabbing both in one fell swoop. It shined briefly, in June and July, then faded from view. more »

Google Nexus Player is another microconsole we don’t want

I like the idea of Android microconsoles. I have an Ouya that I play at least once a week, and I love its portability, the ease with which I can sideload apps, and the different gaming experiences I have on it as opposed to my PS4 and Wii U. Despite that love, I know how more »