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Gnomon School: The Kings of the Cut Scene - 2015-09-15 16:44:05

Gnomon School: The Kings of the Cut Scene

Nestled in an unassuming compound in the shadow of the Hollywood sign that overlooks Los Angeles, the Gnomon School of Visual Effects is at once an institute of higher learning and...
A preview of Lexis Numerique's Amy - 2011-11-07 15:03:07

A preview of Lexis Numerique’s Amy

An in-depth look at the upcoming survival horror download.The recent PSN outage may have caused a few problems for Lexis Numerique, but the studio is still moving forward with new downloadable...
"Xbox, Bing, Batman" - 2011-11-07 14:53:04

“Xbox, Bing, Batman”

  Discussing the Future of Xbox Live with Xbox Canada’s Glenn Purkis.  Microsoft’s Xbox Live dashboard update is old news – premature stories about the debut of the cloud save service were even...
Gears of War, Halo, and the Rise of Kinect - 2011-11-07 14:51:20

Gears of War, Halo, and the Rise of Kinect

  Xbox Canada’s Jeff Rivait discusses Microsoft’s upcoming lineup.  For most hardcore gamers, the jury is still out on Kinect. After all, there’s not much crossover between the audiences for Call of Duty and Kinectimals. Microsoft,...
Video Games Plead the First - 2011-11-07 14:48:10

Video Games Plead the First

    Constitutional law expert Paul McGreal breaks down Brown v. EMA.  On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of the video games industry in Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association,...
Hands-on with Dead Island at E3 2011 - 2011-11-07 14:44:48

Hands-on with Dead Island at E3 2011

We get up close and personal with the inhospitable locals in Techland's upcoming zombie RPG.Let’s get right to the point: Dead Island is not the game that appeared in that first heart-rending trailer....
Hands on with Starhawk at E3 - 2011-11-07 14:27:44

Hands on with Starhawk at E3

Players can (literally) build their own battlefields in the spiritual successor to Warhawk.I’ll start with a confession. I’ve never played Warhawk, so I didn’t have any expectations when Starhawk was first...
Calculated Chaos: Hands on with Twisted Metal at E3 - 2011-11-07 14:23:28

Calculated Chaos: Hands on with Twisted Metal at E3

Has David Jaffe managed to recapture Twisted Metal's unique brand of vehicular mayhem?It’s been over a decade since I last spent time with Twisted Metal, but the franchise doesn’t seem to...
Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon (PS3) Review - 2013-07-14 18:48:57

Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon (PS3) Review

Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon is designed as a mindless arcade-style action game in which you shoot insects and robots until there aren’t any more insects and robots left to shoot....
Shadows of the Damned (PS3) Review 1

Shadows of the Damned (PS3) Review

I usually try to avoid unnecessary profanity while writing reviews, but there’s only so much I can do when the protagonist’s full name is Garcia Fucking Hotspur. Then again, that should...
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (3DS) Review - 2013-07-14 18:56:44

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (3DS) Review

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D proves that there’s a place for history in the current gaming landscape, primarily because it’s everything a remake should be. It introduces modern...
Alice: Madness Returns (PS3) Review - 2013-07-14 18:57:07

Alice: Madness Returns (PS3) Review

Alice: Madness Returns takes place eleven years after the events of American McGee’s original Alice, and the titular heroine is now out of the asylum and working in an orphanage for...

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Sega is revitalizing their classic titles with the announcement of the new Sega Forever collection.Starting tomorrow, Sega announced that the company will be bringing...