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Gamescom 2012 Hands-on: XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Gamescom 2012 Hands-on: XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Firaxis, better known for their work in the Civilization series, has undertaken the challenge to bring back the PC classic XCOM into the new generation of gaming. We were able to play the first few missions of the game, plus the tutorial, which gave us just below an hour of game time. ...

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Gamescom 2012 Hands-on: Injustice: Gods Among Us

Gamescom 2012 Hands-on: Injustice: Gods Among Us

NetherRealm Studios, developers of Mortal Kombat, has teamed up with DC to create the ultimate comic-based fighting game, and it’s definitely no Mortal Kombat vs. DC. The two player demo only allowed us access to two stages, The Batcave and The Fortress of Solitude. They were great environments filled with ...

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Hidden Path Goes to Kickstarter for Defense Grid 2

Hidden Path Goes to Kickstarter for Defense Grid 2

Article by FTG Contributor Forrest Larson. Hidden Path Entertainment, the developers behind Defense Grid: The Awakening and the hotly anticipated Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, have set up a Kickstarter campaign to help fund their newest title, Defense Grid 2, and they need your help. Or, at least they should be thanking ...

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Operation Supply Drop FAST MOVER Care Package Request from Afghanistan!

Operation Supply Drop FAST MOVER Care Package Request from Afghanistan!

Our last care package, the joint one with Epic Games, codenamed CRIMSON OMEN took entirely too long to get pushed down range.  Six weeks from announcement to my going to the post office?  Unacceptable!  Okay, maybe I’m doing this in my spare time and between being sick and having to ...

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Gamescom: First Trailer and Developer Revealed for Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified

Gamescom: First Trailer and Developer Revealed for Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified

It’s been a long time coming, but Activision finally pulled back the curtain on the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified for the PS Vita, showing off a trailer at the very end of Sony’s Gamescom conference on Tuesday. The trailer, embedded above, showed off the game in action, ...

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PS Vita Firmware 1.80 Finally Brings PSone Classics at End of August

PS Vita Firmware 1.80 Finally Brings PSone Classics at End of August

No website anywhere on this wonderful information superhighway loves firmware updates the way that Front Towards Gamer does, so imagine our excitement when Sony finally dated one of the most hotly-anticipated updates yet at their Gamescom conference on Tuesday! That’s right, PS Vita firmware v1.80, which pushes the Vita to ...

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Gamescom 2012 Hands-on: Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale

Gamescom 2012 Hands-on: Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale

Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale is a game which has been turning a lot of heads recently. With it’s premise similar to Nintendo’s Super Smash Brothers, but with clever use of Sony characters and a few gameplay twists, it’s good enough to stand on its own. The demo available gave you the option to ...

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Supermassive Games Announces Until Dawn, a PS Move Horror Game

Supermassive Games Announces Until Dawn, a PS Move Horror Game

Gamescom saw everything under the Sony umbrella get a little bit of attention here and there. The PS Move was no different, as they got a new game, Until Dawn. The game is essentially a slasher film following the exploits of a group of teenagers who go up to visit ...

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