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Review: Trine 2 (PC)

Review: Trine 2 (PC) 

After defeating the last boss of Trine 2 you’ll look back on other could be solutions and come to the realization that you might have been doing it wrong.

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Serious Sam 3: BFE (PC) Review

Serious Sam 3: BFE (PC) Review 

There was somewhat of a resurgence of fast paced old school first person shooters with last year’s crop of fps including the likes of Bulletstorm and Hard Reset. How well does Serious Sam 3: BFE stack up?

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Review: PayDay: The Heist (PC)

Review: PayDay: The Heist (PC) 

How well does Overkill Studio’s Heat inspired four player online co-op shooter hold on PC?

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Video Review: RAGE (PC)

Video Review: RAGE (PC) 

Was id Software’s first new IP since Quake worth the wait?

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Review: Rochard (PC)

Review: Rochard (PC) 

Space marine? No. Space miner? Yes.

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Video Review: Hard Reset (PC)

Video Review: Hard Reset (PC) 

The PC-exclusive FPS is here. Is it a faithful throwback, or a soulless imposter?

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Review: Razer DeathAdder

Review: Razer DeathAdder 

At the start of summer, I was saddened by the loss of my computer mouse.

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Review: Captain America: Super Soldier (360)

Review: Captain America: Super Soldier (360) 

Verdict: B+

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Review: Breath of Death VII (PC)

Review:  Breath of Death VII (PC) 

Verdict: B+

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Review: Back to the Future – The Game “A Love Letter To Fans”

Review:  Back to the Future – The Game “A Love Letter To Fans” 

Verdict: B+

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Quick Hit Review: zOMT ‘tower defense in the second dimension’

Quick Hit Review: zOMT ‘tower defense in the second dimension’ 

There are plenty of indie tower defense games and it is difficult to find one that is unique amongst the lot.  Taking a side scrolling view of the tower defense genre zOMT sets itself apart from other tower defense games.

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E3 2011 Co-Op Hands On: Dead Island a Frankenstein of popular zombie franchises

E3 2011 Co-Op Hands On: Dead Island a Frankenstein of popular zombie franchises 

Dead Island so far appears to be an amalgamation of most of the great gameplay elements made popular by other zombie game brethren. If Dead Island is anything, it’s not the zombie shooting gallery one would expect it to be.

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E3 2011: Final Fantasy XIII-2 More of the Same

E3 2011: Final Fantasy XIII-2 More of the Same 

While at the Square Enix booth, I was able to get some hands on time with Final Fantasy XIII. I will not be talking about the graphics, because the build shown was very rough.

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E3 2011: Fruit Ninja Kinect

E3 2011: Fruit Ninja Kinect 

At E3 this year, I was surprised when I received an email from Halfbrick Studios, the developers of Fruit Ninja. However, what I saw was not a mobile game; it was Fruit Ninja Kinect.

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E3 2011 Closed Doors: XCOM “Looking A Lot More Like XCOM… Sort Of”

E3 2011 Closed Doors: XCOM “Looking A Lot More Like XCOM… Sort Of” 

I was very interested to see how XCOM was shaping up since last year’s E3 showing and after sitting in on the demo I felt that that 2K Marin is very much trying to make the transition that Fallout 3 did from Fallout 2.

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Review: Thor: God of Thunder

Review:  Thor: God of Thunder 

In order to tie in with the movie Sega released its most recent superhero game Thor: God of Thunder.  The game follows a different storyline than the movie, but fleshes out the world of Thor for those who are fans of the comic book.  Like many recent superhero games there is both good and bad […]

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Quick Hit Review: VVVVVV

Quick Hit Review:  VVVVVV 

Some genres of games can be very divisive amongst players.  Often this is due to the play style of different players.  A clear example of a divisive genre is the “maze hell” genre.  These are games where the player navigates through a nearly endless maze with numerous death traps.  These types of games can turn […]

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Review: Dissidia Duodecim (PSP)

Review: Dissidia Duodecim (PSP) 

Fans of Square’s Final Fantasy franchise were granted their wish with the release of Dissidia Final Fantasy; a fighting game combined with RPG elements that show cased the main characters of Final Fantasy 1 through 12. Since then fans have continued to see more of their favorite Final Fantasy characters appear on the battlefield. With […]

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Review: Portal 2 (PC)

Review: Portal 2 (PC) 

After Portal 2‘s credits roll one might find themselves left with more unanswered questions; but, at the same time might have gained a deeper understanding of Aperture Science’s zany history riddled with references to the Half-Life universe.

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Quick Hit Review: TMNT 1989 Arcade

Quick Hit Review:  TMNT 1989 Arcade 

In the 1980s the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles had movies, cartoons, breakfast cereal, and everything else one could imagine.  Does this by product hold up?

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Video Review: Crysis 2 (PC)

Video Review: Crysis 2 (PC) 

The highly-anticipated sequel to the highly-demanding PC shooter from 2007 is finally here.

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Video Review: SteelSeries Siberia v2 Headset

Video Review: SteelSeries Siberia v2 Headset 

Don Allen takes a look at the SteelSeries Siberia v2 Headset aimed at professional gamers and the average user in mind. Hardware was provided by the manufacturer to the editor for review purposes.

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Video Review: SteelSeries Xai Laser Mouse

Video Review: SteelSeries Xai Laser Mouse 

Don Allen takes a look at the premium professional gamer mouse from SteelSeries called the Xai Laser Mouse. Find out what separates this mouse from the other mice.

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Review: Bulletstorm (PS3)

Review: Bulletstorm (PS3) 

Tired of the same ‘ol shooter?  ’Bulletstorm’ promised to deliver us a brand new, balls out experience.  FOX News hated it, so does that mean we are suppose to love it?

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Review: PixelJunk Shooter 2 (PSN)

Review: PixelJunk Shooter 2 (PSN) 

Celebrated for its simple yet fun and engaging games, PixelJunk brings us a sequel to one of their greatest hits, Shooter 2. The first Shooter game had you playing as a rescue ship, digging through the planet to save your fellow colleagues lost while researching an alien planet.

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Review: Fraggs Magazine

Review: Fraggs Magazine 

Online focused magazines seem to be all the rage these days as compared to the old school printed magazines.  If you are in need of a new e-mag, perhaps Fraggs Magazine is what you are seeking.

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Start Me Up – A Second View at Harcos Labs

Start Me Up – A Second View at Harcos Labs 

Last week CtrlAltKill‘s own Joanna Giebel decided to get her party on and knock back some energy potion with a side order of powder.  She survived the lab test, so how did it fare with someone else?

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Review: Pokemon Black/White

Review: Pokemon Black/White 

The fifth generation of Pokemon makes its way to the DS in version Black and White. Pokemon fans were excited to see the new array of Pokemon as well as new quests and game mechanics. Other aficionados and former fans shrugged the game off. A few old veterans decided to give this game one more […]

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Review: Harcos Labs

Review: Harcos Labs 

Looking for that pick me up during your long gaming sessions? Harcos Labs has just the thing for you!

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Review: Track Scan Vibras Five.One Surround Sound Gaming Headset (PC)

Review: Track Scan Vibras Five.One Surround Sound Gaming Headset (PC) 

To gamers, Track Scan may not be the most well known brand, but they have been providing racing headsets since the early 90′s. The Vibras line of gaming headsets is their first entry into the gaming headset market; however, does the Vibras 5.1 surround sound headset stand it’s own in the market?

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