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Interview with Halo Wars 2’s Design Director Clay Jensen

After eight long years, Microsoft Studios has pulled the Halo Wars series out of cryostasis, reintroducing the concept of a console-based real-time strategy game to new a generation of players. In that time, the franchise as a whole has transferred to a new studio, making this the first RTS ...

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Microsoft pulls the plug on Scalebound

Microsoft has canceled Scalebound, PlatinumGames’ four-player co-op action game slated as an exclusive for PC and Xbox One. The official announcement comes after Kotaku‘s report on the game’s demise, citing several undisclosed sources. The statement, released to members of the press and reflected on the official website, reads as follows: ...

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Review: Dead Rising 4 is a solid zombie grinder and not much else

After showcasing what the new generation of consoles can do with Dead Rising 3, Capcom Vancouver takes this zombie-culling series on a journey of rediscovery. We have a familiar protagonist, familiar settings, and the ever-impressive hordes, yet all of it is framed in a whole new light. Dead Rising ...

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Impressions: Gears of War 4 Multiplayer Beta

The purr of chainsaws, the rack of shotguns, and the booming thump of explosions. The symphony driving Gears of War’s online multiplayer has long been one of violent staccatos, each burst a representation of fleeting player lives. It’s a work spanning nearly ten years of genre-defining history, and the ...

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Impressions: Quantum Break is fun, captivating, and risky

Storytelling, characterization, and cinematic action has long been Remedy Entertainment’s strengths. Their Max Payne and Alan Wake games bathe in critical praise, embedding deeply within gaming’s collective memory. The Finnish studio doesn’t break stride with Quantum Break, and it may just be their most ambitious title yet. I remember ...

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