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Grim Fandango tells a lively, relatable story set in the land of the dead

After 16 years, Grim Fandango has been resurrected. Rather than completely overhaul it, Double Fine has smartly preserved one of Tim Schafer and LucasArts’ best works, letting…

  • Pros: Vibrant Mexican-meets-Art-Deco art. , Excellent script and…
  • Cons: Some needlessly frustrating puzzles.

What could have been: Creator rejected a Conan O’Brien episode set entirely in Minecraft

Conan O'Brien wanted to do an entire episode of his talk show animated in the style of Minecraft, but apparently developer Mojang wasn't having it, and rejected the idea.

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Destiny’s infamous loot cave is back from the dead and hungry for brains in Dying Light

Eagle-eyed survivors have found a loot cave (like the infamous Destiny exploit) in Dying Light, the latest open world zombie survive 'em up from Dead Island developer Techland.

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Come play Battlefield Hardline early during the free open beta in February

Play Visceral Games' Battlefield Hardline more than a month early in the game's multiplayer open beta, which runs from February 3 to February 8 on all platforms.

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Nvidia vows to assist GTX 970 refunds, roll out performance-improving driver update

After acknowledging the 4GB GeForce GTX 970 GPU is essentially limited to using 3.5GB of VRAM at full speed, Nvidia has promised refunds and driver updates.

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Forget hot towels, this airline lets first-class passengers play games with Gear VR headsets

If you happen to be flying first class on Qantas anytime soon, your in-flight entertainment options are likely to include Samsung's Gear VR virtual reality headset.

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The first Tetris Grand Master outside of Japan claims his title

Kevin Birrell, who showed his Tetris skills at the AGDQ 2015 charity stream, has become the first person outside Japan to earn the rank of Grand Master in Tetris: The Grandmaster 3.

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BioShock’s creator plays with metaphorical Legos in his first-person sci-fi game

BioShock creator Ken Levine let loose on Twitter about a new project in the works, a first-person sci-fi game with an emphasis on genuine player choice and narrative replayability.

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Spotify plants its flag in the world of video games with PlayStation Music

PlayStation Music is a new service launching in spring 2015 for PlayStation consoles and Xperia smartphones and tablets. It's powered by Spotify, replacing Sony's existing Music Unlimited service.

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Back from oblivion, check out this lost Elder Scrolls game for PSP

The Elder Scrolls Travels: Oblivion was an action RPG spin-off to Bethesda's game, being developed for Sony's PSP, according to the dedicated historians over at Unseen 64.

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Media critic Anita Sarkeesian plans two new video series’ to explore gender in games

Media critic Anita Sarkeesian announced two new video series on masculinity and positive portrayal of women in games, respectively, for 2015 from her organization, Feminist Frequency.

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Guess how much these SOLID GOLD PlayStation 4 and Xbox One controllers sold for

A limited run of gold-plated PlayStation 4 and Xbox One controllers revealed last Wednesday by luxury electronics customizer ColorWare was already sold out by Sunday.

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Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell gives you wings, and little else

Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell’s shift in character focus and overall mediocrity makes for a deeply disappointing follow up to Saints Row IV.

  • Pros: Flying around on Lucifer’s wings is pretty damn cool.
  • Cons: Johnny Gat is just not leading man material. , Wasted…

Plan your own Dragon Age: Inquisition bar crawl with free, downloadable tavern songs

BioWare offers up Dragon Age: Inquisition's "Tavern Songs," which can be heard in the game's taverns, as a free download for a limited time.

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The first numbered 20th Anniversary PS4 sells for more than $100K

Sony has auctioned off the first 20th Anniversary Edition PS4s released last year, bringing in about $129,000 from one very dedicated, Japanese fan.

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New games and remastered classics are just what your snow day needs

Snowed in this week by that vengeful snowstorm Juno? There's no better time to brew up some hot chocolate and settle down with a new game.

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The New England Patriots win the Super Bowl! That’s Madden 2015’s prediction, at any rate

The New England Patriots are destined to win this upcoming weekend's Super Bowl XLIX 28-24 against the Seattle Seahawks, according to EA Sports' simulation run in Madden NFL 2015.

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel’s next playable character is an ice-cold huntress

The next downloadable content release for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is a new playable character, Lady Hammerlock. She's a huntress built around sniping, ice attacks, and lording over her friends like an aristocrat.

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Immerse yourself in the action with these gaming monitors

These screens are tuned for crisp images and perfect response times, with refresh rates faster than the human eye and special features that will keep you alive longer in Counter Strike - if your rig can handle it.

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The creator of Destiny’s raids knows the first DLC had problems, and he has some fixes in mind

Destiny's lead raid designer Luke Smith pays a visit to NeoGAF to talk directly to fans about the mistakes made with the game's first DLC, The Dark Below, and a rough outline of how those concerns will be addressed in the next one.

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Take a look at the remastered Homeworld and find out what’s next for the classic series

Gearbox Software confirms a February 27, 2015 release for Homeworld Remastered Collection, offering a first look at how the 15 year old game looks in action. The studio also confirmed a new game in the series.

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Telltale’s second Game of Thrones episode is coming much sooner than winter

A new trailer heralds the approach of Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series episode 2: The Lost Lords, coming out starting on February 3.

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Destiny grows with The Dark Below, but only for the top-tier players

Destiny's first expansion, The Dark Below, layers more of the same on top of the game that shipped in September 2014. It's essential for daily players, but it doesn't address some…

  • Pros: Gives high-level players new things to do , The new raid…
  • Cons: Most of the new content treads through familiar environments…

Minecraft creator Markus Persson’s $70 million Beverly Hills mansion is a builder’s dream

After Markus Persson sold Mojang — and the right's to Minecraft — to Microsoft, he bought himself an incredibly decadent Beverly Hills bachelor pad. This exquisite mansion needs to be seen to be believed.

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Check out the slick, ninja-fueled, turn-based corporate espionage of Ronin

Ronin is a stealth action ninja platformer from Polish indie developer Tomasz Wacławek, announced today by publisher Devolver Digital with a sleek trailer for Steam 2015.

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Saints Row IV: Re-Elected nails the fun and the funny in perfect balance

Saints Row IV is a fun game, and it’s a funny game. While it’s absurd comedy about an alien invasion is solid on a surface level, it’s the underlying perspective on the sum…

  • Pros: Moving through Saints Row IV’s world feels amazing…
  • Cons: Regular gunplay can be a drag on the game’s better parts.

Acer’s rumored 34-inch widescreen, G-Sync display could be PC gaming heaven

Acer's Predator line of monitors looks set to jump on board the curved display bandwagon with a 34-inch screen, G-Sync monitor with an astounding 144Hz refresh rate.

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Destiny’s elite Guardians cracked Crota’s End hard mode in under 30 minutes

Crota's End hard mode, the newly unlocked difficulty of Destiny's latest raid, was beaten in under 30 minutes by clan One and Done within a day of the mode's release.

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I just traveled to Mars with Microsoft’s HoloLens, and it was mind bending

Our own Jeremy Kaplan tries Microsoft’s HoloLens Dev kit for the first time, and is blown away when an office transforms into Mars.

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Here’s your guide to conquering Destiny’s moon raid, Crota’s End [updated 1/22/2015]

Here's a handy guide to help you conquer the puzzles and combat encounters in Crota's End, the second raid added to Destiny, in The Dark Below DLC.

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