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‘MLB The Show 17’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Where do you go once you’ve stomped the competition into oblivion and achieved your wildest dreams? The developers at SIE...

Mar 23, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

  When Apple released the iPad Pro last year in late 2015, it fundamentally changed what people expected of tablets....

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Mar 21, 2017

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Anything less than a genre-defying masterpiece would have made Mass Effect: Andromeda a disappointment, which is why sizable portions of...

Mar 6, 2017

‘Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

B Back in the Xbox One/PS3 days, the Ghost Reconvfacet of Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy gaming empire was synonymous with hardcore...

Mar 2, 2017

‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

It worked out well for Nintendo that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild got stuck in development hell...

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Mar 1, 2017

Nintendo Switch Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Nintendo lives and dies by the out-of-left-field gimmick. The Wii U — despite being far superior to its predecessor in...

‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Horizon Zero Dawn casts a grim look at the future of humanity. A society-destroying cataclysm has decimated technology, infrastructure and...

Feb 20, 2017

‘Halo Wars 2’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

By quickly shutting down the studio responsible for the original real-time strategy experiment Halo Wars in 2009, Microsoft didn’t exactly...

Feb 16, 2017

‘For Honor’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

For Honor sets out to prove that guns are for wusses. True warriors slug it out with their strength, reflexes...

Feb 14, 2017

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Jan 24, 2017

‘Resident Evil 7 Biohazard’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

For the past several years, the Resident Evil franchise has been running away from its survival horror roots like a ...

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Jan 23, 2017

‘Tales of Berseria’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

In the PlayStation 2 and 3 eras, Bandai Namco got a little out of control with its go-to JRPG series,...

Jan 19, 2017

‘Yakuza 0’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

The Yakuza series has always played by its own rules, excelling at keeping things weird. The open-world crime saga took...

Jan 11, 2017

‘Gravity Rush 2’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Although gamers largely ignored the PlayStation Vita, Gravity Rush was one of the few games to emerge from the smattering...

Dec 5, 2016

‘The Last Guardian’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

The Last Guardian has been in development so long that many gamers smirked when it finally got a release date....

Dec 5, 2016

‘Dead Rising 4’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Dead Rising 4 strives to be the game Xbox One launch title Dead Rising 3 promised to be. Proving there...

Nov 30, 2016

‘Super Mario Maker for 3DS’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Super Mario Maker was last year’s runaway hit on the Wii U. Genius in its simplicity, the course-creator expanded on...

Nov 28, 2016

‘Final Fantasy XV’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Final Fantasy XV is just like the revered series high point Final Fantasy VII. The reason being that it’s nothing...

Nov 15, 2016

‘Pokemon Sun and Moon’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Hoping to cash in on the Pokémon Go craze, Nintendo is rolling out its latest pair of 3DS games. The ...

Nov 14, 2016

‘Watch Dogs 2’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

The original Watch Dogs was one of those games that over-promised and under-delivered. The result was still a solid open-world...

Nov 10, 2016

‘Dishonored 2’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Sending you off on a breathless hunt for vengeance, Dishonored 2 continues the Steampunk-infused story of the beloved 2012 game....

Nov 7, 2016

‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

There’s an overwhelming burden on Activision and its squad of developers to deliver a fresh and innovative Call of Duty...

Oct 27, 2016

‘Titanfall 2’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Two years after dazzling the gaming world with its fresh take on mech combat with Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment is back...

Oct 25, 2016

‘World of Final Fantasy’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Final Fantasy superfans are suckers, and most of us will admit that. It’s been years, if not decades, since a...

Oct 17, 2016

‘Battlefield 1’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

It’s about time a top-flight developer took on the fertile territory for grisly combat yielded by World War I, and...

Oct 12, 2016

‘Skylanders Imaginators’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

After inventing the toys-to-life genre with its first game, Skylanders became an annual phenomenon for the next several years before...

Oct 12, 2016

‘WWE 2K17’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Depending on what you’re looking for in a wrestling sim, WWE 2K17 is either as thrilling as a last-count kickout...

Oct 7, 2016

‘Mafia III’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

The first two Mafia games were steeped in prototypical Sicilain mob culture ripped off from the likes of The Godfather,...

Oct 6, 2016

Here’s Our Review For The Upcoming Gears Of War 4

The shooter world is dominated by first-person efforts, and that may well be that any third-person fragfest would feel too...

Oct 5, 2016

‘Paper Mario: Color Splash’ Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Despite their kid-friendly appearance, Paper Mario games have always been geared squarely at adults. Witty writers crammed countless inside jokes...

Sep 26, 2016

FIFA 17 Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

There is no competition in sports gaming that comes close to the current slugfest between the FIFA and Pro Evolution...

Sep 20, 2016

Forza Horizon 3 Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

While the mainline Forza Motorsport series is the one for serious gearheads, spinoff Forza Horizon is the one for those...

Sep 16, 2016

NBA 2K17 Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

If there’s an ongoing theme in the blowout hoops sim NBA 2K17, it’s domination. Reflecting the current state of the...

Sep 15, 2016

Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

With consistently excellent efforts from rivals Pro Evolution Soccer and FIFA slugging it out on the pitch every year, this...

Sep 10, 2016

NHL 17 Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

In some ways, EA will always be chasing the ghosts of the 1990s when it comes to recapturing the days...

Aug 22, 2016

The King of Fighters XIV Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Let’s be honest, The King of Fighters has never truly been royalty as far as fighting games go. Despite the...

Aug 19, 2016

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

It’s been five years since robotically enhanced Adam Jensen last donned his SPF 45 shades, soul patch and trench coat...

Aug 18, 2016

Metroid Prime: Federation Force Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

AT E3, fans met Metroid Prime: Federation Force with all the enthusiasm of a telemarketer call when you’re sitting down...

Aug 18, 2016

Madden NFL 17 Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

There’s no better way to get a sense of your team’s fortunes than to grab a copy of the latest...

Aug 9, 2016

No Man’s Sky Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

If you’ve ever stared into the stars late at night and contemplated what it would be like to explore the...

Jun 6, 2016

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Eight years after the dizzying parkour game Mirror’s Edge drew a passionate cult following, only to fade away as the...

May 24, 2016

Overwatch Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Whenever Blizzard takes on a new genre, it’s never satisfied with simply matching the best that competitors have to offer....

May 13, 2016

Doom (2016) Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Whether or not the Doom reboot is for you will depend a lot on your expectations. True believers who have...

May 5, 2016

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Finally getting to play Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End after delay after delay gives you the triumphant feeling of awe...

May 4, 2016

Battleborn Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

In the Xbox 360/PS3 generation, the Borderlands series was the go-to for fans of open world, run-and-gun loot-a-thon shooters. Now...

Apr 23, 2016

Sega 3D Classics Collection Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

If you came of age as a gamer in the 1980s or 90s, Sega was probably one of your first...

Apr 20, 2016

Star Fox Zero Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

After years of missteps and false starts, the Star Fox franchise is finally back to full flight. Star Fox Zero...

Apr 13, 2016

Bravely Second: End Layer Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

For RPG gamers, especially those with old school tastes, the 3DS is the most important system to own. Publishers such...

Apr 11, 2016

Ratchet & Clank Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Just when it seemed Sony mascots Ratchet and Clank had gone the way of Bubsy and Q*bert, they have suddenly...

Apr 4, 2016

Dark Souls III Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

A throwback to the days of old — before hand-holding and frivolous do-overs in big-time releases — the Dark Souls...

Apr 1, 2016

Quantum Break Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Since the embarrassing full-motion video days of Dragon’s Lair and Night Trap, pundits have predicted a time when movies and...

Mar 28, 2016

MLB The Show 16 Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

With the Major League Baseball season starting this weekend, it’s also time to step into the digital batter’s box. Sony,...

Mar 28, 2016

Dirt Rally Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

This generation has seen no shortage of top-flight racers. The likes of Forza, Driveclub, Project CARS and Need for Speed...

Mar 22, 2016

Hyrule Warriors Legends Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

The Legend of Zelda spinoff Hyrule Warriors series takes the puzzle-solving, item-scavenging, dungeon-crawling formula, tosses it out and boils it...

Mar 15, 2016

Pokken Tournament Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

College basketball isn’t the only kind of March Madness tournament going on right ow. Even crazier than what the NCAA...

Mar 15, 2016

EA Sports UFC 2 Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

After an impressive, if by-the-numbers debut in 2014, the EA Sports UFC series took a year off to regroup. Now...

Mar 10, 2016

Hitman 2016 Review: Must-See Details & Screenshots

Like a stone-faced Agent 47 coolly taking down a guard and slipping into his clothing to infiltrate a stronghold, Hitman...

Mar 8, 2016

Mortal Kombat XL Review & Must-See Details

It was nearly a year ago that Mortal Kombat X kicked down the doors of the Xbox One and PS4...

Mar 8, 2016

Tom Clancy’s The Division Review & Must-See Details

After a man-made virus has crippled society, it’s up to you and an elite squadron of special ops agents to...

Mar 2, 2016

Best Fighting Games 2016: Top 5 Best Fighting Games Out Right Now

In honor of Street Fighter V (check out our review here), it’s time to step back and size up the...

Mar 2, 2016

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 Review & Must-See Details

Despite your best efforts in the two Plants vs. Zombies mobile games and its 3D evolution, Garden Warfare, you’ve failed...

Mar 1, 2016

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Review & Must-See Details

Zelda fans are still waiting for the long-promised Wii U reboot. But while they wait for that one, one of...

Mar 1, 2016

Heavy Rain PS4 Review & Must-See Details

The 2010 PS3 classic Heavy Rain is back and looking better than ever on the PS4, thanks to a wholesale...

Feb 24, 2016

‘Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest & Birthright Review & Must-See Details

After a sleepy 2015, Nintendo is starting off the year right for 3DS owners, unleashing two of the best strategy...

Feb 24, 2016

‘Street Fighter V’ Review: Must-See Details & Full Trailer

Whenever a new Street Fighter game comes out, it’s not so much a decisive KO as it is an opening-round...

Feb 24, 2016

‘Far Cry Primal’ Review: Must-See Details & Full Trailer

It’s rare that a game comes along that is nothing like anything else out there, but Far Cry Primal manages...

Feb 17, 2016

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: February 16th

Now that Ubisoft has revealed it won’t release a mainline Assassin’s Creed game until 2017, fans obsessed with the series...

Feb 10, 2016

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: February 9th

Both the Xbox One and PS4 have exclusive downloadable games that are good enough to make people who own the...

Feb 2, 2016

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: February 2nd

Ever since enigmatic developer Jonathan Blow captivated gamers with his 2008 masterpiece, Braid, we’ve been waiting for his follow-up. That...

Jan 28, 2016

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: January 26th

We’re well into year three of the PS4/Xbox One console generation, and the re-releases of last-gen games show no sign...

Jan 19, 2016

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: January 19th

A trio of compelling downloads help get the gaming year in gear after a slow start. Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India...

Jan 14, 2016

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: January 12th

Resident Evil die-hards get a treat this week in the Resident Evil Origins Collection, which pairs HD remasters of a...

Dec 31, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: December 31st

As we close out the 2016 gaming year, the focus is squarely on downloadable content rather than new releases. Three...

Dec 24, 2015

Hot Video Games of the Week Reviewed: December 22nd

In a week short of fresh games, there are a couple of older titles popping up for the first time...

Dec 15, 2015

Hot Video Games of the Week Reviewed: December 15th

The flood of gaming releases in the past couple months may have slowed to a trickle, but there is at...

Dec 8, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: December 8th

Just when it seemed as though game publishers had blown their loads with their biggest releases, there is still a...

Dec 1, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: December 1st

Most big games launched in time for the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend of chaos, but there are two more early...

Nov 27, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: November 25th

For the rest of the year, pop culture is all about the galaxy far, far away. Star Wars: Battlefront kicks...

Nov 17, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: November 16th

If you’re looking for chill alternatives to the nerves-frazzling shooting of Call of Duty: Black Ops III or Star Wars:...

Nov 10, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed, November 10th

This is the week that gamers have had marked on their calendars for months. Call of Duty Black Ops III...

Nov 4, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: November 3rd

One of gaming’s most beloved franchises comes back in one of its strangest forms yet in The Legend of Zelda:...