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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....

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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...

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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...

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 13, 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 11, 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 4, 2016

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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...

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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:...

Oct 27, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: October 27th

The past few days have seen launches of some of gamedom’s most successful and enduring franchises. With Assassin’s Creed Syndicate,...

Oct 20, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: October 20th

Welcome to the video game week dreamed up by your 5-year-old self. If you could go back in time and...

Oct 13, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: October 13th

A trio of old franchises make their first current-gen leaps today. The oddest, and least likely among them is Chibi...

Sep 29, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: September 29th

With the NBA preseason about to tip off, two contenders have stepped onto the court, with your gaming budget as...

Sep 22, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: September 22nd

It’s international soccer day in the gaming world, with the simultaneous release of rivals FIFA 16 and Pro Evolution Soccer...

Sep 15, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: September 15th

Two heavy-hitter console exclusives make their debuts this week. The biggest of the big involves Mario, who branches off into...

Sep 8, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: September 8th

Now things are really starting to get good for gamers. In front of a line is a title that should...

Sep 2, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: September 1st

If you got rid of your Xbox 360 or Ps3 and regret the choice because you could no longer play...

Aug 25, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: August 25th

It usually takes until September for the blockbuster games to emerge, but publishers are getting a jump on things by...

Aug 19, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: August 18th

Go ahead and set aside your usual first-person shooters, platformers and sports sims. This is a good week to try...

Aug 11, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: August 11th

This week’s releases are all retreads of games that previously came out, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. If...

Aug 6, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: August 4th

This is a week to let your freak flag fly as a gamer. If you’re tired of the usual stream...

Jul 28, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: July 28th

Sony may have burned gamers by refusing to make the PS4 backward compatible with PS3 games, but at least it’s...

Jul 21, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: July 21st

Most gamers like to blow off steam with empowerment fantasies and brutal kills, but games like The Vanishing of Ethan...

Jul 15, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: July 14th

As EA Sports bided its time in the wake of Tiger Woods’ fall, golf-loving gamers have had to make do...

Jul 7, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: July 6th

What if the best game of the week wasn’t even a game? That’s the case here, with Art Academy: Home...

Jul 1, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: June 30th

Your old buddies Dante and Dr. Mario are stopping by to say hi during summer break, bringing revamped versions of...

Jun 17, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: June 16th

The future of gaming has taken priority over  the present as E3 rages on in L.A., but there is still...

Jun 9, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: June 9th

Quirky takes on old sci-fi tropes are the theme this week, with the too-often neglected Wii U and Vita platforms...

Jun 2, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: June 2nd

It’s not unusual for a retro feel to take over a week of new releases, but nostalgia for yesteryear is...

May 19, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: May 19th

With the release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, we’ve seen the first of the bar-none game of the year...

May 12, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: May 12th

There’s no shortage of big guns available in gamedom this week. Whether you’re in the mood for a deep and...

May 6, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: May 5th

A trio of exclusives are out, drawing a harsh line between Team Xbox and Team PlayStation. On the Microsoft side...

Apr 22, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: April 21st

Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China, Grand Theft Auto V, and more should be on your radar.

Apr 14, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: April 14th

A new console generation doesn’t truly start until there are Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat games to play on them,...

Apr 7, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: April 7th

These games should be on your radar.

Mar 31, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: March 31st

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, Dragon Age Inquisition: Jaws of Hakkon DLC, and Lego Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin should be on your radar.

Mar 25, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: March 24th

Fans of the nasty yet engrossing Dark Souls games had been forced to stick with last-gen systems. But now PS4...

Mar 17, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: March 17th

As long-running franchises go, Battlefield and Mario Party couldn’t be more different, representing the hardest and softest cores of gamedom....

Mar 12, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: March 10th

It’s a three-way battle of console publisher exclusives, with Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo all throwing down with games you can...

Mar 3, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: March 3rd

In the shadows of big-budget releases Resident Evil: Revelations 2 and Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires lurks the spunky underdog Starwhal....

Feb 26, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: February 24th

One recent major release is all about gratuitous violence and bared flesh, while another is sunhine, rainbows and music straight...

Feb 19, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: February 17th

The 2015 gaming year has finally started to get moving, thanks to two major releases that were originally meant for...

Feb 11, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: February 10th

The Nintendo 3DS starts off 2015 right, with two mega-entries into its already robust library. Players have to decide between...

Feb 4, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: February 2nd

The ghost of point-and-click adventure games rises again in Grim Fandango Remastered, the 1998 classic that’s now available on current...

Jan 28, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: January 27th

Remember the PSP? There’s a new game out for Sony’s spunky little system that wilted in the shadow of Nintendo’s...

Jan 20, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: January 20th

Well over a year after the release of the Xbox One and PS4, developers are still bent on resurrecting some...

Jan 13, 2015

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: January 13th

There’s a decidedly retro feel to this week’s slate of games. What’s old is new again, with old-time Grand Theft...