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Metrocide Review (PC)


Something, Something, Electric Sheep If Blade Runner and Hitman had a baby, allowed it to age in the future, and sent it back in time Terminator-style so it could exist in our past as a retro-stealth title, Metrocide would be the result (probably). But here’s the thing: Metrocide is hard. It’s not hard like Super Meat Boy, where each ...

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Holodome Onslaught Out December 16th


Hey look, another Borderlands thing for me to write about. Is anyone surprised? Nobody? Okay then. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is getting a DLC pack on December 16th titled the Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack: The Holodome Onslaught. Sounds pretty cool already, no? It gets better. The DLC pack includes a level cap boost (up ...

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Steam Broadcast Launches, Lets Users Livestream

Steam Broadcasting

It’s not Twitch.tv, Ustream, or Hitbox.tv. It’s Steam Broadcasting, and it’s become yet another Steam feature to launch to in completely unannounced (typical Valve, you silly ol’ goose). What makes this service so unique is that it’s completely integral in the overlay, and it’s built specifically for the client (that ...

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Tales from the Borderlands Episode 1: Zer0 Sum Review (PC)

Tales From the Borderlands

The Other Guys I’ve known for a good long while that the protagonist of Tales from the Borderlands was named “Rhys”. That didn’t make it any less surreal when he got the snot kicked out of him, only for this to pop up: Yes, this is a Borderlands title, through-and-through. And even if it’s ...

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Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath Arrives on iOS

Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath

Outlaws be warned: everyone’s favorite Oddworld bounty hunter has come to iOS in Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath. Set in an undeniably weird-as-hell world full of weird creatures and spooks, Stranger’s Wrath is a hybrid of first person shooting and third person platforming utilizing literal live ammunition (seriously, you shoot animals out of a crossbow). It’s ...

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Infinity Blade Saga Coming to Xbox One (in China)

Infinity Blade Saga

Last year around the launch of Infinity Blade III, I made a joke on Front Towards Gamer Radio about how Infinity Blade was coming to PC. While that’s still yet to happen, the “Punch Out!! with swords” mobile-title-slash-graphical-showcase is coming to the Xbox One (in China) as Infinity Blade Saga. Taking over as publisher for ...

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Assassin’s Creed: Unity Patch 3 Rolls out on PC, PS4


If you’ve played Assassin’s Creed: Unity, you know the game’s a buggy mess. Hell, even if you haven’t, you probably know it’s a buggy mess. That’s why today, Ubisoft has released Patch 3 for the Paris-sprawling stab-fest for PC (following the PS4 release just yesterday). Clocking in at 1.8GB, the meaty ...

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Amazon’s Digital Black Friday Deals Burn Holes in Pockets


Hey you! With the credit card! Do you want to spend money? How about a lot of money on a lot of things that are very cheap? Well, Amazon‘s got the deals for you. Much like Steam’s Thanksgiving Sale, for all of you PC, Xbox, and PlayStation owners out there (and yes, even you Wii U ...

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Adds New Skin, Trials

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Continuing with their steady stream of updates to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Monolith Productions has released yet another build for their orc-slaying adventure. The free update includes a skin to deck out Talion as badass warrior Lithariel, a new Trial of War known as “Test of Defiance”, wherein Lethariel must kill ...

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Review (PC)

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Eleventh Time’s the Charm Another year, another Call of Duty. But this time, instead of familiar faces like Treyarch or Infinity Ward, we’ve got Sledgehammer at the reins for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. The first game in the series to be made for the new console hardware (and not just be ...

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