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Outland Review: Pretty backgrounds, ugly controls

Outland Price: $9.99 System(s): PC (Also on PS3 and Xbox 360) Release Date: September 29, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Housemarque (Housemarque) ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ for Fantasy Violence PC ports of console games are awesome, since you sometimes can’t always afford the newest consoles. Plus, sometimes you can get better quality on the PC. However, Outland is a games that more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

I like that Alien: Isolation won’t let you hide

That title isn’t exactly clear. You can hide in Alien: Isolation. It’s encouraged, in fact, as it can provide a chance to evade a xenomorph that is getting smarter by the second. The thing is, The Creative Assembly and Sega crafted this game in such a way that you can’t hide away forever. I learned more »

Skylanders Trap Team has the best characters

Skylanders is one of those series that constantly amazes. Not because of the sales figures or that each year Activision manages to put out a new iteraction, like Skylanders Trap Team, that looks too good to resist. No, the real reason it’s so impressive is that each round of Skylanders manages to be better than more »

Xbox Live update for the week of October 15, 2014

It’s C-C-Combo time with Season 2 of Killer Instinct on Xbox One. Just like in Season 1, the game is free-to-play with one rotating character each week. There will be eight characters, a mixture of new fighters and returning favorites. We’ve already seen T.J. Combo and Maya enter the fold. Cinder and Riptor are coming soon more »

Taking a quick look at Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Having purchased Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel last night via a discount code that will be expiring in just a few hours, I got up a little early this morning for an hour of gameplay. What I found was a mixture of the familiar and the new. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel seems to be built around the Borderlands more »

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6 Games keeping last-gen consoles alive (update)

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are finally here. It’s been a year and games like Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and Forza Horizon 2 are showing what these machines can do. An incredible list of games like Assassin’s Creed Unity, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Grand Theft Auto V and Halo: The more »

Borderlands 2: When Treasure Turns to Trash

Borderlands 2 is one of the best games to come along in years. It has a wicked sense of humor, great voice acting, memorable characters, fun weapons and powers, and the list goes on and on. It’s something fun I can do with my friends. I like to during Steam sales and keep them in more »

Toys R Us has new Skylanders Trap Team figures today

Think all of the first round of Skylanders Trap Team figures are now in stores? Think again. Even though it seemed like there were a wealth of new Trap Master, Mini, and standard NFC figures available, it turns out there’s another batch that’s been held aside. Toys R Us got itself an exclusivity deal, and more »