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Fallout 4 takes home Best of Show at E3 2015

The collective hive mind of the Game Critics Awards has spoken, and Fallout 4 has been awarded the Best of Show award from E3 2015. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End also captured the panel's hearts.

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Star Fox Zero barrel rolls back to 1997, and your inner child will love it

Star Fox Zero is a long-awaited return to Star Fox 64, but is it a true successor or a nostalgic rehash?

  • Pros: Loving recreation of nostalgic gameplay , Interesting new…
  • Cons: Controls have an awkward learning curve , Using the gamepad…

Danger lurks around every corner in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Grab your headband and cardboard box: we got to spend an hour playing through one of the early missions in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, coming to PlayStation 4 on…

  • Pros: The open world promise of Ground Zeroes realized on a grand…
  • Cons: Unforgiving to players not already familiar with series'…

3 reasons the first VR headsets will suck … but I’m buying one anyway

Virtual reality companies put on a strong showing at this year's E3, and the appearance of Oculus' finalized consumer model gave us a taste of what's to come. But should you buy one? Probably not,

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E3 2015 draws the line between console and PC gamers

PC and console gamers fought for attention at E3 2015, as they always do, but the two had more in common at this year's show than ever before.

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5 trends from E3 2015 that will reshape the world of gaming

Games are going to be bigger in every way this year, from the size of their worlds to the breadth of their characters and stories. Here are five of the most pervasive trends we saw at E3 2015.

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XCOM 2 and Beyond Earth: Rising Tide show why Firaxis is the king of strategy gaming

Firaxis has become a titan in the strategy genre, and its latest previews of XCOM2 and Beyond Earth: Rising Tide show why. Both titles take early concepts and strengthen them with new, surprising ideas.

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Go big or go home: Hands-on impressions of Halo 5’s new Warzone multiplayer

Halo 5: Guardians' new multiplayer mode, Warzone, is the largest Halo format yet, pitting two teams of 12 against each other and a map full of AI baddies. We put on our power armor and tried it for ourselves at E3.

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Nintendo bets big once again on reimagined classics at E3 2015

Nintendo may have skipped the formalities during its pre-recorded E3 briefing, but that doesn't mean the Japanese company didn't bring something to the table. Check out our news recap of the digital event for a closer look at all the news and announcements.

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Here’s everything that happened at the Square Enix E3 press conference

Square Enix may not have had the best conference at E3 this year, but for fans of the bizarre and awkward it was possibly the most entertaining of all. There were enough flubbed lines that it seemed like the script had been written ten minutes before the…

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Best of E3 2015: 10 games we can’t stop thinking about

Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and every other major name in gaming just trotted out the hottest games of the upcoming year. We’ve cut the fluff and rounded up our top 10, plus a few special mentions we couldn’t resist.

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HBM stands for Fury: How AMD’s cutting-edge technology will put it back in the game

The Fury line-up of AMD video cards, the first ever to use High Bandwidth Memory, will soon hit store shelves, and the company was eager to show us how they work.

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5 of the most exciting games from E3 2015

Resident gamer Joshua Smith managed to come up with his own list of the top five games to look forward to in the coming year. Find out which games made the cut in this game-by-game breakdown.

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How Blizzard plans to resurrect Leoric for Heroes of the Storm

Heroes of the Storm is receiving a major content update, this time themed after Diablo 3. We had the chance to see it first-hand, and can confirm that Leoric is the still the ultimate Skeleton King.

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This is the Oculus Rift you'll be able to buy in 2016, and we just tried it at E3

We thought we were ready for the retail version of the Oculus Rift, but we were wrong. The company's virtual reality headset delivered beyond our wildest expectations and, at…

  • Pros: Incredibly immersive , Light and comfortable , Xbox One…
  • Cons: Can be disorienting , No pricing yet

Wii U Fatal Frame sequel debuts in North America this fall

Koei Tecmo-developed survival horror game Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water is coming to North America later this year, Nintendo revealed as part of a string of E3 announcements this week

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E3 2015 proves to be one small step forward for womankind

Last year saw serious controversy as women brought attention to their poor representation in both games and the gaming industry. The response to that is evident at E3 2015, and it's thankfully progressive.

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Horizon Zero Dawn is even better than the mind-blowing trailer made you think

We took a closer look at Horizon Zero Dawn, Guerrilla Games' open world post-post-apocalyptic game where primitive people hunt gigantic, robot dinosaurs with explosive arrows and net-guns.

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Miss any game announcements from E3 2015? Get caught up in 3 minutes

Bethesda, EA, Ubisoft and Square Enix each satisfied hungry gaming fans with plenty of news and announcements at E3 2015. If you missed any of the highlights from the major developers press conferences, watch this three-minute video and get caught up.

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The Last Guardian is an honest-to-god real game

The Last Guardian is a real game! We got to see creative director Fumito Ueda himself play through a live demonstration of the long-anticipated follow-up to Ico and Shadow of the Colossus.

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Sony unloads at E3 2015 with new franchises and The Last Guardian

Sony pulled out all the stops Monday night during its E3 presser, and treated fans to one of its most exciting conference events in years. It introduced a new franchise, showed the latest Uncharted 4 gameplay, and led with several minutes of The Last Guardian…

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Square Enix will bring Kingdom Hearts: Unchained to North American smartphones

Originally announced for Japan, Kingdom Hearts: Unchained will make its way to North American smartphones in the near future. It brings along a new art style and a story that will lay the foundation for Kingdom Hearts 3.

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Here’s everything Electronic Arts unveiled during its E3 conference

Electronic Arts' E3 event featured a host of gameplay trailers and announcements, including the highly anticipated re-boot of the "Star Wars: Battlefront" franchise.

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Watch everything Nintendo brought to its E3 2015 digital event in 4 minutes

Showing that it's just different, Nintendo skipped the big stage and thousands of onlookers for it's digital event at E3 2015. Instead, Nintendo let Muppet-like versions of it's most famous game designers show what is in store for fans in the coming year…

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Rise of the Tomb Raider makes Lara Croft more human than ever before

Rise of the Tomb Raider aims to make the legendary hero Lara Croft more human than ever before, with scars and scrapes representing the dangers she has faced on her journey. A redesigned character model more closely resembles actress Camilla Luddington.

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Just Cause 3 deploys for PS4, Xbox One, PC in December

Avalanche Studios' explosive open-world action game Just Cause 3 will hit consoles and PC platforms by the end of the year, publisher Square Enix announced today during its E3 press conference.

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Mario and Luigi Paper Jam mashes together Nintendo’s two Mario RPG franchises

Nintendo is set to combine its two successful Mario RPG series, Paper Mario and Mario & Luigi in a new game coming in Spring 2016.

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Nintendo announces two new Animal Crossing games

Nintendo announced two new Animal Crossing games, one for the Wii U and the other for the 3DS, at its 2015 digital E3 briefing this year. Animal Crossing Home Designer is a town-building sim. Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival is a bit weirder.

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Nintendo is bringing two new Legend of Zelda adventures to 3DS

Nintendo is bringing two new Legend of Zelda adventures to 3DS. The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes, a multiplayer dungeon crawling adventure, and a new version of its action title, Hyrule Warriors, for 3DS.

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Nintendo launches ‘Let’s Super Mario’ campaign

As Nintendo celebrates the 30th anniversary of Super Mario, fans are being encouraged to upload video tributes to the plumber via a specially created website.

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