Xavier Vasquez

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The story of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare took more than two years to write

<i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare,</i> the third science-fiction entry in Activision's military shooter series, has been in the works for some time, according to the co-founder of the developing studio.<p>Glen Schofield of Sledgehammer Games said over Twitter that the game's story took 2 1/2 years to hash …

From Sony's Loss to Halo 5, It's the Top 5 News of The Week

This week's top stories.<p>Every week we go through the week's biggest gaming news and narrow them down to five. Who stole the number one spot? Scroll …

Cross-save support for PS Vita Borderlands 2 coming Tuesday, says Gearbox

The PlayStation Vita version of <i>Borderlands 2</i> will add cross-save functionality with the PlayStation 3 on Tuesday, two weeks after the game was first available at retail, the studio's president announced over Twitter.<p>The feature will come through a patch to <i>Borderlands 2</i>'s PS3 version on that day, …

Watch Dogs Review: Not Quite The Hacker We Hoped

• <b>Developer/Publisher:</b> Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft• <b><br>Platform:</b> PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, WiiU• <i><br>Xbox One version tested. Review code</i> …

Project CARS: "Staged" Screenshots vs Actual Gameplay; Here's How The Game Really Looks

The visuals of Slightly Mad Studios’ <i>Project CARS</i> have been discussed a lot because seeing screenshots of actual gameplay is pretty rare. With “actual …

Do we Need a Sequel to The Last of Us?

Opinion: it's hard to say goodbye, but sometimes it's for the best.<p>Last week, Polish artist Marek Okon posted a portrait on his Facebook page of a …

Dust to Dust: The History of Counter-Strike

The Counter-Strike series may consistently hit the top end on Steam's chart of concurrent users today, but this competitive multiplayer phenomenon began with humble origins. To commemorate the 15 years that have passed since Counter-Strike was first released, I spoke to co-creator Minh "Gooseman" …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Five Effective Video Game Teaser Images

Recently, the creator of Flappy Bird tweeted out an image from his new game. It was a tease for what's to come and it got me thinking about still …

Recommended Reading: 'Console Wars' and inside the 9/11 museum

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits</b><br>by Blake J. Harris, …