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Hotline Miami Review

Hotline Miami review.

Microsoft’s Phil Spencer confirms that the ‘Crackdown’ franchise isn’t dead

The last Crackdown game was 'Crackdown 2' in 2010, but a symbol from the game appeared briefly during the Xbox One announcement. Nothing appeared at E3, but Microsoft's Phil Spencer now confirms that the franchise is not dead.

Xbox Music for Windows 8.1 includes a radio feature and new music site-scanning technology

The Microsoft Build conference is underway, and we have a first look at everything packed inside Xbox Music for Windows 8.1. The app includes all the streaming goodness we'd expect, plus a few surprises.

Whether you’re on PS3/Vita or PC, ‘Hotline Miami’ delivers outstanding puzzle/action play

'Hotline Miami' comes to PlayStation 3 and PS Vita in almost exactly the same form that it did last year on PC. This is great news for fans of excellent games, thanks to Dennaton Games' near-perfect execution on their action/puzzle concept.

Xbox One doesn’t come with a headset, but Kinect still works for voice chat

Microsoft confirms that the Xbox One ships with no headset, and that console users will instead be able to make use of the new Kinect camera's powerful microphone and noise filtering capabilities.

Digital Storm releases Aventum II gaming rig with 22 fans and copper piping inside

The Aventum II, the just announced offering from custom PC maker Digital Storm, looks powerful, imposing, and ready to pwn with up to three Nvidia graphics cards and an Intel Core i7 processor.

10 Games we hoped to see at E3, but didn’t

Now that E3 is a memory, we’ve had a chance to sift through all that we saw – as well as all that we didn’t see, including several games whose absence was notable.
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Ouya Review

Ouya Review.

‘Deadpool’ is good for big laughs, rote action, and little else

High Moon Studios brings the funny in Deadpool, with Daniel Way's script and Nolan North's voice lending much of the charm to this otherwise rote and uninspired action game. Perfect as a summer diversion.

Ouya sells out at Amazon

Just hours after it was made available, the $100 Ouya open-sourced gaming console has sold out at Amazon stores. Presently, the device is still available for purchase online at Target and Best Buy. Meanwhile, some backers continue to lay in…

Ouya now available at retail as backer units are delayed

The $99 Android console hits store shelves today across North America and the U.K. But some of the units owed to those who funded the device on Kickstarter have not yet arrived, prompting an apology from Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman.
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Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep DLC Review

Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep DLC review.