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The Darkness II Review

The Darkness II is an incredible game featuring unique gameplay mechanics, a visually impressive look, and a story that should thrill comic book fans. If only there were more of it.

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Omerta: City of Gangsters review

Omerta: City of Gangsters could have really been something special because of its novel premise and potentially deep gameplay, but none of that matters thanks to the game's lack of…

  • Pros: A good idea for a game , A variety of mission types
  • Cons: The game feels dated , Cover system is broken , So many bugs…

The Rise and Fall, and hopeful rebirth of THQ

Following major layoffs, long time publisher and developer THQ is in an incredibly precarious position. Is it too late to turn things around, or is there still hope?

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Is January’s sharp drop in retail sales a plea for new gaming options?

January 2012 has seen one of the sharpest drops in retail gaming sales since 2004. Could this be a sign that gamers are restless for a new console, or even a new way of gaming?

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Activision Blizzard pushes 2012 Diablo III release to Q2, new Call of Duty coming

The greatest trick Diablo pulled was making us think this game would be launched. Is Activision leading us on with a possible Q2 release? Also, Call of Duty is getting a new installment sometime this year.

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Hasbro Zynga partnership sees virtual and real worlds combine

Hasbro and Zynga have inked a deal which will see the two companies work together to launch a number of physical toys based on Zynga's popular online games.

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Tim Schafer raises over $1 million in under 24 hours on Kickstarter

While the game development process can often fall apart when publishers attempt to alter how the game should be played, Tim Schafer and Ron Gilbert have decided to bypass publishers completely and use fans to fund their next adventure game.

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You can own a life-sized Portal gun by spring

Fans can soon own a piece of the cult classic video game Portal by purchasing a life-sized model of the Portal gun, slated for an April release.

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Xbox 360 Kinect Star Wars game and console finally given a release date

After suffering several delays, Microsoft has finally given its Kinect Star Wars Xbox 360 bundle and game a release date, and they're both coming April 3.

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Study: US rapidly becoming a nation of gamers

Nearly 44% of the US can be classified as gamers according to a new study from Parks Associates.

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Sony abandons PlayStation Vita UMD Passport plan in North America

With the launch of the PlayStation Vita coming up in the next two weeks, Sony has a disappointing announcement for PSP owners planning to upgrade to the Vita.

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Kingdoms of Amalur: The Reckoning Review

An immersive world that you explore thanks to deep and satisfying combat mechanics help Amalur past its flaws.

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Starhawk beta code giveaway (round 2)! UPDATED

We have 25 more beta codes to giveaway for the PS3 exclusive, Starhawk. Read on for how to get a code!

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Police Academy actor explores the history of video game SFX

From Pong to Portal, actor/comedian Michael Winslow looks back on the history of sound effects in video games as only he can.

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Spec Ops: The Line hands-on preview

Yager Developments is shooting to tell a video game story in Spec Ops: The Line that has a little more meaning and impact than gamers might typically expect.

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