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Taking place after the events of Borderlands 2, Tales from the Borderlands is set on the unforgiving world of Pandora, and is full of the trademark humour and action the hit franchise is famous for. You'll play as Rhys, a Hyperion company man with dreams of being the next Handsome Jack, and Fiona, a con artist looking to score her biggest ever swindle. Their journey will take you on a wild ride through the Borderlands universe where gangsters, bandit lords, and Vault Hunters are just some of the obstacles you'll encounter.
EA has confirmed that NHL 17 is on its way this fall to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This year you, the fans, will determine the next cover athlete for the game via a three round voting process on now. Click through to learn all the details!
2016 has already been an amazing year for video games, but May just "may" be the biggest month yet. Sony's flagship treasure-hunting franchise is back with Uncharted 4, 2K is readying their brand new MOBA, Battleborn, Bethesda is giving us the much-anticipated DOOM reboot, and Blizzard Entertainment is launching their competitive first-person shooter, Overwatch. Come check out the games you'll want to keep on your radar in May!
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst is the next step in a game unlike any other. With its new open world map, the rooftops of the city seem endless. The closed beta just ended, and it was great to get back into Faith’s shoes to run through the rooftops again in preparation for the game’s release on June 7th.
It’s Pokémon’s 20th anniversary, and to ring in this huge milestone the franchise is “mega evolving” into the exciting realm of real-time fighting. Pokkén Tournament on Wii U lets you directly control your favourite Pokémon, all represented in vivid HD, and challenge other Pokémon trainers to intense, visually-stunning 3D arena-style matches. It’s big, it’s bold, and it’s beautiful; Pokémon fans won’t want to miss this one!
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Venture through a twisted world full of terrifying beasts, devious traps, and hidden secrets in Dark Souls III, built exclusively for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. You'll journey across dark landscapes, face unrelenting challenges, and delve deep into RPG gameplay as you try to find a way to survive in the face of colossal enemies. Come find out inside why Dark Souls III is the game fans have been waiting for.
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Call of Duty: Black Ops III, the top-selling console game of 2015, made a big impression on gamers last November. However, sometimes it can be a little unnerving playing on-line against more experienced gamers. No need to worry, I'm here to help you sharpen your gameplay skills with some tips and strategies. We'll also take a look at Eclipse, the second DLC pack, and find out what's new in the latest DLC offering.
For Gears of War fans, April is the month we’ve been waiting for. The much-hyped Gears of War 4 Early Access Multiplayer Beta has officially kicked off as of April 18th. I was fortunate enough to get a chance to rev up my lancer chainsaw in a limited (early) early access period this weekend, and absolutely loved it. Come see how Gears of War 4’s multiplayer is going back to basics, while also adding tons of new features at the same time!
The sequel to 2013's groundbreaking tactical role-playing game mashup, Project X Zone, has officially arrived on Nintendo 3DS. Project X Zone 2 once again brings together some of the biggest names in Japanese gaming, including Bandai Namco, Capcom, Sega, and for the first time in franchise history, Nintendo. Get ready to control over 50 characters from your favourite video games in one epic RPG adventure!
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Get ready to blaze the trails with Dirt Rally for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Featuring officially licensed World Rallycross content, you'll race in some of the world's fastest off-road cars around the world. Come join me as I look at 5 reasons why Dirt Rally is the ultimate rally experience.
The latest Fallout 4 add-on became available to buy online this week and if you are a fan of settlements it is a must have add-on. Wasteland Workshop released on April 12th and brings a tons of new features to settlements. So kick back and watch an arena fight or two after you have trapped whatever you want in your newly decked out settlement.
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Halo 5: Guardians has made a big splash on the Xbox One, and for some it's their first Halo game. Jumping into the story might be a little difficult for some, but no need to worry I'm here to help. If you're new to the Halo franchise, or just looking for a refresher on the Halo back-story, you've come to the right place.
Gaming controllers have a rich history from the early joysticks on the Atari 2600 to the more sophisticated gaming flight controllers used on modern PCs. In this article we look at a brief history of controllers, find out how some innovations came out much earlier than you likely thought, and find out what controllers are some of the best to get today for the best gaming experience on your PC.
Form an elite squad of Explorers and take on classic monsters from the Final Fantasy franchise in Final Fantasy Explorers on Nintendo 3DS. This 4-player co-operative action role-playing game features a robust job-class system, hundreds of abilities to learn, and a dozen powerful Eidolon Guardians to battle and summon.
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The PlayStation 4 game we've all been waiting for is nearly here! To celebrate the upcoming release of Uncharted 4, today Sony is kicking off the Uncharted 4 Around The World Sweepstakes where you have a chance to win weekly instant game prizes and enter the grand prize sweepstakes—a trip around the world for two! Read on for more details.
The second iteration of Microsoft's motion sensing device called Kinect, is a peripheral that used to be bundled with every Xbox One. However after consumer complaints about the high cost of the bundle, Microsoft listened to it's customers and decided to uncouple the device and sell it separately. Those of us in the know agree though, the Kinect is a cool piece of tech and if you use it right, it can make your whole Xbox One experience something we used to only dream about.
On June 7th, 2016, enter the battlefields of Agora with the Paragon Essentials Edition, a special retail version of Paragon available exclusively for PS4. This action-packed new MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) from Epic Games is reinventing the genre with mind-blowing graphics powered by the Unreal Engine 4, a diverse roster of heroes, and a deeply strategic card Item system. Pre-order now and secure your spot!
On May 24, step into the world of Overwatch, Blizzard Entertainment's highly anticipated team-based shooter filled with larger-than-life characters and battles of heroic proportions. By pre-ordering Overwatch now, you’ll be able to experience this thrilling multiplayer shooter before anyone else during an “Early Access” Open Beta coming to PC and consoles on May 3!
The world of Fallout 4 is filled with all sorts of deadly creatures, robots, raiders and more. Even with it’s improved shooting mechanics, the way of the gun might not always be the best course of action. I tend to see a lot of people playing a pretty standard all around wasteland warrior, and that can get pretty boring if you ask me. I’m here to give you some alternate builds to help you get more out of that blasted wasteland they call the Boston Commonwealth and help get you ready for the upcoming first wave of DLC.
The latest entry in the series that influenced the entire gaming industry as we know it, is set to release this May 13th and you can get yourself a piece of the action early. The Doom closed beta happened last weekend and it was intense. The Doom open beta is coming fast so you better grab your shotgun and get psyched!
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Welcome to the big leagues with MLB The Show 16 available exclusively on PlayStation. Beyond just graphical updates, MLB The Show 16 is bursting with new updates and features, which makes it the most immersive and authentic baseball game to date.
Come find out why baseball fans will find no better way to get ready for the upcoming season than with MLB The Show 16.
Star Wars Battlefront released last fall and received mixed reviews from critics and players alike. I for one really enjoy the game and can’t wait for more as the rest of the planned updates and DLC continues to drop throughout the rest of the year. Check out my review for a more indepth look at the base game, as in this article I’ll be talking more about strategies and specific weapons, items and vehicles in the game.
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Strap yourself in for another month of thrilling, adrenaline-pumping new game releases, no matter what your platform of choice. We’ve got high-octane racing in DiRT Rally, deep RPG experiences with Dark Souls III and Bravely Second: End Layer, action-packed live TV mixed with cinematic gameplay in Quantum Break, the return of Ratchet & Clank, and an all-new Star Fox adventure. Click through to find out more about these highly anticipated games!
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Far Cry Primal takes you back to the Stone Age, when giant mammoths and sabretooth tigers ruled the world. Learn to craft a deadly arsenal, outsmart enemy tribes, and fend off predators in Ubisoft's last entry in the Far Cry franchise. How does Far Cry Primal stack up against other games in the series? Come find out inside.
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Celebrate the storied 8-bit history of Capcom’s iconic Blue Bomber with the Mega Man Legacy Collection, available on PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo 3DS. Not only does it feature the original six NES classics, but it also gives you new ways to experience these timeless games with the all-new Challenge Mode, Museum Mode, Database, and more.
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Developed by Vancouver’s own EA Canada, EA Sports UFC 2 takes the franchise and MMA games to the next level. Offering brand new game modes, thousands of new animations and updated character likenesses—UFC fans will be in heaven.
Come find out why EA Sports UFC 2 offers the best UFC experience ever.
The original trailer seen at E3 2013 of Ubisoft’s upcoming 3rd person, cover based, Tom Clancy universe shooter was absolutely mind blowing. After several launch dates being pushed back, a closed alpha, a closed beta and an open beta, we have finally seen the official release. It might not be exactly what we thought it was going to be, but what we got with Tom Clancy’s The Division is well polished, unique and great to play.
Choose your path in Fire Emblem Fates, the latest entry in Intelligent Systems and Nintendo’s beloved tactical role-playing game franchise. This groundbreaking title offers two distinct perspectives—Birthright and Conquest—on an epic war between nations.
Hitman, the latest release in the popular series is set to change the way we look at episodic gaming. Touted by Io-Interactive and Square Enix as the first fully episodic AAA game in franchise history, Agent 47 makes his glorious return in quite possibly the series best game to date.
Come find out why Hitman should be on your must-play games list.
After years of fan anticipation, the grand Final Fantasy XV unveiling we've been waiting is happening very soon. Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV, available via livestream from the majestic Shrine Auditorium in Hollywood, California, on March 30th, 2016, at 7 p.m. PDT, will offer new information—and a few key surprises—on this epic role-playing game adventure.
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