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  • newStar Wars Battlefront II Review: The Dark Side Of The Force
    Star Wars Battlefront II is a very good game. Unfortunately, all of that good stuff has been marred by weeks of controversy, a needlessly convoluted progression system and a laughably unrewarding in-game economy. Still, if you're willing to wade thro…
    - 4 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 12:37pm -
  • newDoom VFR Is Getting Its Own PSVR Bundle
    Can't get enough of Doom? Well, apparently neither can id Software and Bethesda because the companies have teamed up with Sony to offer potential PlayStation VR owners an opportunity to get the headset, the game, and the necessary accessories in a br…
    - 18 hours ago, 16 Nov 17, 9:48pm -
  • newOverwatch's New Hero Is Now Available Leading Into Free Weekend
    One of the new heroes in Overwatch is the hybrid-class Moira. She was introduced during the BlizzCon event this year and joined in on a bevy of other announcements that rolled out of Blizzard during the conference. Well, you'll be able to play as Moi…
    - 19 hours ago, 16 Nov 17, 9:30pm -
  • newXbox One Enables Digital Gifting In Time For The Holidays
    One of the big features that a lot of Xbox gamers couldn't wait to use was the digital game gifting, a feature that's heavily used on Steam. Well, Microsoft surprised gamers with an announcement about digital game gifting, and how it's arrived just i…
    - 19 hours ago, 16 Nov 17, 9:18pm -
  • newLEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Review
    Comic book superheroes have taken over the big screen, but their success within the video game world has been limited. Now a new game tries to throw every character they can think of at you.
    - 23 hours ago, 16 Nov 17, 5:30pm -
  • One Nation Will Look Into If Star Wars Battlefront II's Loot Boxes Count As Gambling
    The controversy surrounding Star Wars Battlefront II continues to swirl today, as one nation os now looking into whether or not its in-game loot boxes should be considered gambling. If so, EA may have to halt sales of the game in the region.
    - 1 day ago, 16 Nov 17, 1:54pm -
  • Star Wars Petition Wants The License Pulled From EA
    If you've missed all of the headlines these past few days, folks aren't too happy with EA's handling of Star Wars Battlefront II. They've made their frustrations known on forums, through review sites and, most recently, through a petition to pull the…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Nov 17, 1:49pm -
  • Matchmaking In CS: GO Now Takes Your Behavior In Other Steam Games Into Account
    One of the biggest complaints about any competitive multiplayer game is the matchmaking. Developers pore over all sorts of details in order to make matchmaking algorithms beneficial for players. Well, Valve is stepping outside the box and making matc…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Nov 17, 1:45pm -
  • Resident Evil: Revelations On Nintendo Switch Shows Off Motion Controls In New Trailer
    Capcom is gearing up for the release of Resident Evil: Revelations on the Nintendo Switch. Both Resident Evil: Revelations 1 and Resident Evil: Revelations 2 are coming to the Switch and the company showcased the motion controls in action with a new…
    - 2 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 11:04pm -
  • Call Of Duty: WWII Dedicated Servers Are Back Online Following Problems
    Sledgehammer Games updated gamers about the status of Call of Duty: WWII's dedicated servers, which had to be taken offline in order to resolve an issue. Well, the servers are now back online.
    - 2 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 10:51pm -

CNET: Gaming & Culture

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Edge Magazine

  • E277: Fable Legends – Can Lionhead recapture Albion’s magic on Xbox One?

    E277: Fable Legends – Can Lionhead recapture Albion’s magic on Xbox One?

    To those who experienced its arrival, the industrial revolution must have felt indistinguishable from magic. But if you, like us, vicariously experienced one through Fable III’s smog-spoilt Albion, the pangs for a return to the series’ enchante…
    - 13 Feb 15, 5:22am -
  • Region Specific: Finland – overview

    Region Specific: Finland – overview

    When writer William Goldman pronounced that nobody knows anything, he was talking about the movie industry, but it feels increasingly applicable to the world of videogames. When Apple launched its App Store, for example, no one projected that the com…
    - 13 Feb 15, 5:00am -
  • Region Specific: Finland – roundtable

    Region Specific: Finland – roundtable

    As the ships ease slowly in and out of the harbour outside, discussion within Neogames’ HQ is focused on a more energetically spirited industry, and not only Finland’s place within it but how it is driving it forward. Joining us today are PlayRav…
    - 13 Feb 15, 4:58am -
  • Region Specific: Finland – Mindfield profile

    Region Specific: Finland – Mindfield profile

    Founded 2013 Employees 9 URL www.mindfieldgames.com Current project Pollen Unlike most Finnish game startups, Mindfield isn’t focused on free-to-play entertainment. Instead, it’s pinning its future on virtual reality games, leading with the intri…
    - 13 Feb 15, 4:57am -
  • Region Specific: Finland – Fingersoft profile

    Region Specific: Finland – Fingersoft profile

    Founded 2012 Employees 14 URL www.fingersoft.net (publishing enquiries: publishing@fingersoft.net) Selected softography Hill Climb Racing, I Hate Fish Current projects Planet Racer (working title), Free Racing (working title), plus TBA Starting out w…
    - 13 Feb 15, 4:57am -
  • Region Specific: Finland – Small Giant Games profile

    Region Specific: Finland – Small Giant Games profile

    Founded 2013 Employees 10 URL www.smallgiantgames.com Current project Oddwings Escape Having worked at Habbo Hotel during its boom years, Timo Soininen knows his way around a successful brand. Today, he’s heading up a new studio looking to build hi…
    - 13 Feb 15, 4:56am -
  • Region Specific: Finland – PlayRaven profile

    Region Specific: Finland – PlayRaven profile

    Founded 2013 Employees 16 URL www.playraven.com Selected softography Spymaster Current projects Convoy Commander, Nano Once the head of the Alan Wake team at Remedy, and with experience dating back to 1998, Lasse Seppänen is a relatively old hand on…
    - 13 Feb 15, 4:55am -
  • Region Specific: Finland – Traplight profile

    Region Specific: Finland – Traplight profile

    Founded 2010 Employees 12 URL www.traplightgames.com Selected softography The Hero Current project What On Earth! Riku Rakkola’s game-making roots lie in the Amiga days, but his company’s second title, What On Earth!, feels every inch the modern…
    - 13 Feb 15, 4:55am -
  • Region Specific: Finland – Shark Punch profile

    Region Specific: Finland – Shark Punch profile

    Founded 2014 Employees 7 URL www.sharkpunch.com Selected softography The Masterplan Current projects Playfield Formed by four ex-Disney Interactive employees, Shark Punch is modest in size, with only seven employees, but serious in its ambition. It…
    - 13 Feb 15, 4:54am -
  • Region Specific: Finland – Next Games profile

    Region Specific: Finland – Next Games profile

    Founded 2013 Employees 45 URL www.nextgames.com Current projects Compass Point: West, The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land When we previously visited Next Games, the team shared one office at the company’s HQ, but today it’s spread over multiple flo…
    - 13 Feb 15, 4:52am -

Game Rant

gameinformer: Reviews

  • A Glorious Return

    A Glorious Return

    For more than six years, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has captured the imaginations of countless gamers, with its beautiful and snowy fantastical trappings, seemingly endless side quests, and massive modding community. The Switch port of Skyrim is an…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Nov 17, 6:00am -
  • Subtle Changes To Familiar Scenery

    Subtle Changes To Familiar Scenery

    Starting with Pokémon Yellow in 1999, Game Freak has been revisiting its core Pokémon games for follow-ups that tweak the original releases in subtle but interesting ways. Excluding remakes, every generation until Pokémon Black & White received s…
    - 2 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 3:57pm -
  • A Marvelous Mess

    A Marvelous Mess

    The pieces of a great game are here, but they’re shattered by near-constant bugs, glitches, and technical issues....(read more)
    - 3 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 5:50pm -
  • The Dark Side Of Gaming

    The Dark Side Of Gaming

    Sirens roar ominously within the mangled remains of a Rebel frigate, warning all to escape. The clanking of hurried footsteps echoes through the halls before being replaced by a series of ghastly screams, loud enough to drown out the alarm. A door s…
    - 3 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 4:07pm -
  • Rip And Tear To Go

    Rip And Tear To Go

    One of the internet’s many running jokes is seeing how many devices people can get to run the original Doom. We’ve seen intrepid coders port the world’s first blockbuster first-person shooter to iPods, printers, and even ATMs. While most any m…
    - 3 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 3:55pm -
  • A Risky Bet

    A Risky Bet

    Need For Speed has repeatedly attempted to reinvent itself, trying out new twists within the arcade racing milieu to stay fresh after 20 years of releases. In pursuit of that novelty, Payback throws an enormous array of activities at the wall to see…
    - 3 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 2:10pm -
  • Cutting The Weak Cards Out Of The Deck

    Cutting The Weak Cards Out Of The Deck

    Craft a deck of weapons, armor, trinkets, and encounters andplay through a variety of role-playing experiences served up by a mysteriousdealer. Don’t be fooled – Hand of Fate 2 is not a collectible card game, butrather a distinctive take on t…
    - 4 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 5:31pm -
  • Dragging Its Feet Toward The Finish

    Dragging Its Feet Toward The Finish

    Whetheryou're talking about a television series or an episodic adventure video gamelike Minecraft: Story Mode, a season's penultimate episode best serves thestory when it raises the stakes of ongoing narrative and sets the table for athrilling f…
    - 7 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 5:29pm -
  • A Faithful But Inferior Port

    A Faithful But Inferior Port

    When The Sims 4 launched in 2014, it omitted some seemingly standard components (like toddlers and swimming pools) in favor of running better on inexpensive PCs. Despite introducing the alluring feature of sims with more diverse moods and emotions,…
    - 8 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 6:21pm -
  • Running A Familiar Route

    Running A Familiar Route

    InSonic Forces, Dr. Eggman remedies his decades of disappointment by aligningwith Infinite, a being who can replicate Sonic's greatest enemies to have themall gang up on him at once. Similarly, Sonic Team has remedied its recentstruggles by piec…
    - 9 days ago, 8 Nov 17, 7:55pm -
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    IGN: Video Games Reviews

    • newStar Wars Battlefront 2 Review
      Even without real-money microtransactions, it has an evil progression system - but there's still good in this one.
      - 1 hour ago, 17 Nov 17, 2:50pm -
    • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for Switch Review
      This great but aging RPG holds up nicely on Switch.
      - 1 day ago, 16 Nov 17, 6:00am -
    • Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Review
      A true-to-series adaptation of Animal Crossing that delivers plenty of reasons to take this camping trip for weeks to come.
      - 2 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 6:39pm -
    • Ashes Cricket Review
      Big Ant’s third visit to the cricket game crease has resulted in its most confident innings yet.
      - 2 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
    • Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Review
      The Ultra versions pump Sun and Moon full of smart improvements.
      - 3 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 9:00am -
    • LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2 Review
      Round two of this superhero mosh pit doesn't change much from the LEGO formula, but rarely has the variety been so satisfying.
      - 4 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 3:00am -
    • Sonic Forces Review
      Forces shows a few glimpses of Sonic greatness, but balances that out with short stages and limited use of its good ideas.
      - 7 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 7:23pm -
    • Doom for Switch Review
      Whatever ritual sacrifices had to be performed to fit Doom on Switch were worth it.
      - 8 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 8:46pm -
    • Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy Season Finale Review
      A shaky finish that still manages to cap off an emotionally satisfying story.
      - 8 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 7:22pm -
    • Call of Duty: WW2 Review
      Call of Duty: WW2’s offers a fast-paced and fun World War II experience with its new multiplayer mode and return to Nazi Zombies.
      - 10 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 10:12pm -

    Kotaku

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    Retro Gamer

    TechHive: Games

    • 38% off Dishonored 2 for XBox One, PS4 and PC - Deal Alert

      38% off Dishonored 2 for XBox One, PS4 and PC - Deal Alert

      Play your way in a world where mysticism and industry collide. Will you choose to play as Empress Emily Kaldwin or the royal protector, Corvo Attano? Will you make your way through the game unseen, make full use of its brutal combat system, or use a…
      - 79 days ago, 30 Aug 17, 9:08am -
    • 50% off Prey for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 - Deal Alert

      50% off Prey for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 - Deal Alert

      In Prey, you awaken aboard Talos I, a space station orbiting the moon in the year 2032. You are the key subject of an experiment meant to alter humanity forever – but things have gone terribly wrong. The space station has been overrun by hostile al…
      - 94 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 9:13am -
    • 50% off Prey for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 - Deal Alert

      50% off Prey for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 - Deal Alert

      In Prey, you awaken aboard Talos I, a space station orbiting the moon in the year 2032. You are the key subject of an experiment meant to alter humanity forever – but things have gone terribly wrong. The space station has been overrun by hostile al…
      - 94 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 9:13am -
    • 23% off HDMI Cloner Box for Gaming or HD Video Stream Capture, No PC needed - Deal Alert

      23% off HDMI Cloner Box for Gaming or HD Video Stream Capture, No PC needed - Deal Alert

      Here's a device any gamer or video enthusiast may want to have on hand. Connect a game console, DVD, or any video source to this gadget via its HDMI input, and with the push of a button it captures and saves the video stream to any attached USB flash…
      - 17 Jul 17, 9:40am -
    • 23% off HDMI Cloner Box for Gaming or HD Video Stream Capture, No PC needed - Deal Alert

      23% off HDMI Cloner Box for Gaming or HD Video Stream Capture, No PC needed - Deal Alert

      Here's a device any gamer or video enthusiast may want to have on hand. Connect a game console, DVD, or any video source to this gadget via its HDMI input, and with the push of a button it captures and saves the video stream to any attached USB flash…
      - 17 Jul 17, 9:40am -
    • 37% off BioShock: The Collection for PlayStation 4 - Deal Alert

      37% off BioShock: The Collection for PlayStation 4 - Deal Alert

      Return to the cities of Rapture and Columbia and experience the award-winning BioShock franchise like never before. BioShock: The Collection retells the epic journeys of the BioShock universe beautifully remastered in 1080p. BioShock: The Collection…
      - 12 Jul 17, 10:24am -
    • 37% off BioShock: The Collection for PlayStation 4 - Deal Alert

      37% off BioShock: The Collection for PlayStation 4 - Deal Alert

      Return to the cities of Rapture and Columbia and experience the award-winning BioShock franchise like never before. BioShock: The Collection retells the epic journeys of the BioShock universe beautifully remastered in 1080p. BioShock: The Collection…
      - 12 Jul 17, 10:24am -
    • Amazon Prime Gets You 50% off Razer Wildcat Controller for Xbox One, Windows 10 PC - Deal Alert

      Amazon Prime Gets You 50% off Razer Wildcat Controller for Xbox One, Windows 10 PC - Deal Alert

      The Razer Wildcat controller is compatible with both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC. An elite level controller developed for tournament play with feedback from the best eSports athletes, it features four additional fully-programmable buttons for a perso…
      - 22 Jun 17, 9:20am -
    • Anthem gameplay

      Anthem gameplay

      The first extended look at Anthem, an impressive new game from Bioware.
      - 11 Jun 17, 7:48pm -
    • Shadow of War gameplay

      Shadow of War gameplay

      Say hello to Bruz the Chopper, a massive troll with an Australian accent, in Shadow of War.
      - 11 Jun 17, 7:18pm -

    TechRadar: Gaming Reviews

    • newNew Nintendo 2DS XL

      New Nintendo 2DS XL

      The New Nintendo 2DS XL is here, but is there still room for the dual-screen handheld in a post-Switch world?
      - 4 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 11:50am -
    • newPlayStation VR

      PlayStation VR

      PlayStation VR is an affordable introduction to quality VR, and offers great games and immersive experiences.
      - 8 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 7:43am -
    • newXbox One S

      Xbox One S

      Now 40% smaller, the new Xbox One S ditches the power brick and adds 4K and HDR capabilities.
      - 14 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 1:45am -
    • Razer Thresher Ultimate

      Razer Thresher Ultimate

      Not content with conquering PC accessories, Razer’s new Thresher Ultimate headset brings the battle to consoles.
      - 1 day ago, 16 Nov 17, 11:55am -
    • Nintendo 3DS XL

      Nintendo 3DS XL

      With the Nintendo Switch now on store shelves, those looking for a budget handheld experience could turn towards the 3DS.
      - 1 day ago, 16 Nov 17, 6:17am -
    • Nvidia Shield (2017)

      Nvidia Shield (2017)

      Nvidia Shield is getting two new ways to watch 4K movies and TV shows. Want a UHD streamer? Check this out.
      - 2 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 1:35pm -
    • PS4 Pro

      PS4 Pro

      Can the PS4 Pro hold its own against Microsoft's Xbox One X onslaught? Find out here.
      - 3 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 11:30am -
    • Xbox One X

      Xbox One X

      Xbox One X is packing a lot under the hood, but does it put that extra horsepower to good use?
      - 4 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 10:31am -
    • SNES Classic Mini

      SNES Classic Mini

      Following the success of the NES Classic Mini, Nintendo’s newest retro console is a great trip down 16-bit memory lane.
      - 16 days ago, 1 Nov 17, 11:57am -
    • Thrustmaster T-GT steering wheel

      Thrustmaster T-GT steering wheel

      Can the new wheel, designed for use with Gran Turismo Sport, hold up as a more general purpose peripheral.
      - 16 days ago, 1 Nov 17, 8:05am -

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