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Supercharged Robot Vulkaiser Review: Go Go! Vulkaiser!

Supercharged Robot Vulkaiser Price: $4.99 System(s): PC Release Date: June 4, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Nyu Media (ASTRO PORT) ESRB Rating: Not Rated (Likely E for Everyone for mild cartoon violence) I’m about to give you a full review of this game in one sentence. Supercharged Robot Vulkaiser is exactly what you think when you hear more »

E3 2015: Fallout 4 out this November, bringing new crafting, civilization building, Pip Boy Edition, more

To the surprise of no one and the delight of everyone, Bethesda offered an in-depth look at Fallout 4 during their E3 2015 press conference. First and foremost: The game will release for PS4, Xbox One and PC November 10, 2015. A Pip Boy Collector’s Edition will also be available; among other goodies, this includes a more »

YouTube will launch gaming-dedicated site YouTube Gaming this summer

YouTube is taking its support for video game let’s plays, walkthroughs and the like to a new level with YouTube Gaming, a separate website and app dedicated entirely to video game coverage. As its teaser site reveals, YouTube Gaming will launch in the U.S. and UK in summer 2015 with full support for live streams and videos. YouTube more »

Hearthstone patch 2.7 will add Tavern Brawl mode, new hero portraits and more

Hearthstone‘s next growth spurt won’t introduce any new cards or deck slots, but it will answer a few of the more prevalent fan cries. Patch 2.7‘s grandest addition will be Tavern Brawl mode, an eclectic format that changes its rules on a weekly basis. Arriving mid-June, Tavern Brawl may require that you craft a deck under more »

The reality of eSports: Talking with Team eLevate

ESports aren’t going anywhere, or at least anywhere but up. Recent reports show that worldwide eSports viewership has topped 134 million, with more than $600 million at play. League of Legends tournaments have pulled in larger audiences than the likes of the MLB’s World Series or NBA finals. The next Dota 2 International prize pool has already exceeded $12 more »

Evolve’s Arena Mode Challenge has free skins on offer

Evolve developer Turtle Rock Studios and publisher 2K have a challenge for the game’s community: go hunting. For a game based on 4v1 combat between Hunters and various monstrosities, that may not sound like much. But there’s a catch. Evolve will host a community challenge from Friday, June 5 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern through the same time more »

Splatoon update adds new weapon and gameplay type

Nintendo’s Splatoon has released to glowing reviews, ours included, but is still a bit threadbare. Its game types just can’t keep up with its style, even after the recent opening of Ranked Battle Mode. Luckily, a new update has added a free map and weapon to multiplayer, a small but needed push for diversity in matches. more »

LEGO Worlds comes to Steam Early Access

More LEGOs for your inner child to play with: LEGO Worlds, developer TT Games’ take on the blocky franchise, is now playable via Steam Early Access, where it will remain through 2015. TT Games and co-developer Traveller’s Tales will “evaluate a release candidate” in early 2016, but do not yet have a date in mind. LEGO Worlds more »

Invisible Inc. Review: Order of operations

Invisible Inc Price: $19.99 System(s): PC (Eventually PS4) Release Date: May 12, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Klei Entertainment (Klei Entertainment) I would make a terrible spy. On a scale of Call of Duty trailers to James Bond, I’m about as subtle as a startled cat wearing a suit of castanets. Apparently, I’m also impulsive and greedy. Leave no safe behind, I say. Especially if more »

Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead Season 3 won’t start until 2016

Telltale Games will not release the third season of its venerable The Walking Dead series until 2016. PR Director Job Stauffer confirmed the delay in a recent tweet, adding that a separate The Walking Dead project will release within the year. At least, that’s what his follow-up tweets suggest: in response to one fan’s somber affirmation “No Telltale more »

Playtonic’s Kickstarter is already inspiring Yooka-Laylee fan art

The games industry has changed a great deal since Rare first released Banjo-Kazooie, so it’s no small surprise to see spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee crop up now. Even more surprising is just how popular studio Playtonic’s forthcoming 3D platformer is becoming. The game’s Kickstarter campaign is (at the time of writing) nearly 1000 percent funded thanks to some 48,000 backers, and more »

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Rockstar won’t ban you for using single player GTA V mods

Calm down, modders. Rockstar won’t be swinging the ban hammer in the direction of players who just want to get creative with the Grand Theft Auto 5 campaign. Moreover, the studio is not totally against GTA V mods, Rockstar wrote in a recent Q&A, but only against mods and hacks that have a negative affect on GTA Online. more »