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  • Blog Post: The New World Warriors: Street Fighter V's Familiar Cast Is More Different Than You Think

    Iconic characters like Ryu, Ken, and Chun-Li are the faces of Street Fighter, but the series has always included a diverse cast of outlandish fighters. We spoke with executive producer Yoshinori Ono about the process of crafting the combatants and making familiar faces feel fresh again for the newest... More
  • Blog Post: Watch Us Unleash Each Character's Critical Arts Move In Street Fighter V

    The launch of Street Fighter V is right around the corner and players are excited to start piecing together who their main will be in the next entry of the classic series. We already played around with some of the characters without knowing their movesets particularly well , but now we're going in... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Talks Rainbow Six Siege Netcode, Clan Support, And Most Popular Operators

    Rainbow Six Siege was one of the toughest review games I've had to score . While I absolutely love the intense competitive core of the multiplayer matches when both teams have strong communication and execution, the supporting content is sparse and server complications dampened my enthusiasm for... More
  • Blog Post: Taking The Challengers Of Street Fighter V For A Spin

    Street Fighter V, the latest entry in the fabled fighting franchise, hits next week. Our copy just came in, so we decided to check out the characters that are new to the franchise, and look at how some of the returning fighters have changed. Join Dan Tack and myself as we face off over the course of... More
  • Blog Post: We Break Down The Highs And Lows Of Firewatch

    Campo Santo's new game Firewatch released on PlayStation 4 and PC today, letting players experience life as a seasonal park-service employee in Wyoming. There's more to the game than that description, as we highlight in our latest episode of Test Chamber. Check it out and see Henry and Delilah's... More
  • Blog Post: These Four Awesome Puzzle Games Help Decode Coding

    A new crop of puzzle games is blurring the line between entertainment and education by putting players in the role of a virtual programmer. They also happen to be among the best puzzle games I've ever played. People often think of computer programming as a dull and laborious activity, but writing... More
  • Blog Post: Read These Life-Saving Darkest Dungeon Tips Or Venture At Your Own Peril

    If you’re heading into Red Hook Studio’s Darkest Dungeon , you’ll probably be sending tons of poor heroes off to their demise before you start putting things together. It has a lot to take in, from finding out which item works with what object inside the dungeons to crafting powerful... More
  • Blog Post: The Explosive, Modified Arsenal of Doom

    Doom is an iconic first-person shooter for a litany of reasons, but one of the most memorable ways it always stuck out in my mind was the fantastic array of weaponry. From the satisfying thud of the double-barrel shotgun to the room-clearing force of the BFG 9000, few shooters created in the 22 years... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Bursting Zombie Heads In Resident Evil 0 HD's New Wesker Mode

    Hardened survivors who manage their way through Rebecca and Billy's ordeal in Resident Evil 0 HD Remaster unlock a fun new treat. Capcom included Wesker Mode as an unlockable in the new Resident Evil 0 HD Remaster ( read our review ), an updated digital download of the 2002 GameCube prequel polished... More
  • Blog Post: Things I Wish I Had Known Before Panicking Through My First PC Build

    There’s always that one guy. You know the one. You’re reading through the comment section and someone inevitably says “PC Master Race! It’s not as hard as you think to just build your own computer.” I’m here to tell you that that guy is a lying jerk and it’s... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – The Banner Saga Is Still Amazing On Consoles

    Nearly two years ago a group of ex-BioWare developers under the name Stoic released a gorgeous fantasy Viking-themed strategy game called The Banner Saga. The game looked great. Thankfully, it was also a lot of fun and had a great story. Now console players can find out what the hype was all about. Join... More
  • Blog Post: My Thoughts On That Dragon, Cancer

    There are some things in life that you never want to go through, that you hope and pray you can be lucky enough to avoid experiencing firsthand. The Green family had no such luck. Amy and Ryan's son Joel was diagnosed with cancer when he was 12 months old, and battled the disease for four long years... More
  • Blog Post: Doom: 10 Badass Moments From Our Hands-On Session

    When you play Doom, you have to discard a decade’s worth of first-person shooter conditioning. If your weapon is low on ammo, don’t even think about tapping a button to reload it, you can’t – the only way to replenish ammo is by picking it up. The tendency to duck behind cover... More
  • Blog Post: Why We Love Fallout 4's Nick Valentine

    The drab wastelands of the Fallout games are filled with surprises. Sometimes the unexpected involves raider attacks, vaults that reveal the experimental origins of Super Mutants, or an unforgettable character. Fallout 4 's Nick Valentine falls into the latter category, and several of us Vault Dwellers... More
  • Blog Post: Insomniac, Supermassive, And More Discuss The Difficulties Of VR

    Whenever a new and exciting gaming technology hits the market, enthusiastic developers explore new angles to captivate their user base. Never before have developers been able to put their target audiences in the middle of the action the way virtual-reality headsets can. The potential of VR is undeniable... More
  • Blog Post: How Competitors Are Collaborating To Overcome The Challenges Of VR

    Whether you’re talking Facebook’s massive investment in Oculus or Sony’s huge interest in the tech, the stakes are high in 2016 for virtual reality. The Rift, Vive, and PlayStation VR are all slated to hit retail next year. During this type of blitz you would normally hear a bunch of... More
  • Blog Post: Want To Try Modding Fallout 4? – Here's A Long-Time Modder’s Lessons

    For years, creators and users of mods have upgraded their favorite titles in ways too numerous to list. From revamping a few textures to building entire new worlds, their modifications blur the gap between players and developers. They are a hobbyist’s gateway to game design. Long a PC gaming staple... More
  • Blog Post: Ranking The Entire Assassin’s Creed Series

    The Assassin’s Creed series has been around for eight years – not a lot of time when compared to industry veterans like Super Mario and Metal Gear. In that relatively short timespan, the series has become an annual fixture, reliably hitting store shelves with one new title (at least) every... More
  • Blog Post: Yoshinori Ono Discusses The Reinvention Of Street Fighter

    Few developers have a history with a series like Yoshinori Ono. A fan of the series from the first time he played it, Ono joined Capcom to work on the sound of the Street Fighter games in the late '90s. Nearly 20 years later, he plays a major role in deciding the direction of each new game in the... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Star Wars: Battlefront's Battle Of Jakku DLC

    Star Wars: Battlefront got its first injection of DLC today with the Battle of Jakku, so we decided to play a few rounds. Andrew Reiner and Wade Wojcik shoot some Storm Troopers, avoid AT-ATs, and marvel at the Star Destroyers in the sky on a planet that definitely isn't Tatooine below. Jakku will... More
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