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Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age Announced For PC and Consoles

Check out the debut trailer<p>Crytek has revealed its new four-player co-op title Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age with an atmospheric trailer.<p>The game, …

Prepare To Buy: 'Dark Souls' Studio From Software Acquired By Manga Giant Kadokawa

From Software, creators of <i>Dark Souls II,</i> is to be acquired by Kadokawa, the Japanese multimedia entertainment and publishing corporation.<p><i>Dark Souls II</i>, both the worst game ever made and not the worst game ever made, was released on PC last week after arriving on consoles in March; lifetime-to-date …

Let's Play Elder Scrolls Online: Going on a Trippy Vision Quest - IGN Video

Justin and Brian fight about Love, Actually and Harry Potter while taking a trip inside the mind of The Prophet himself.

Microtransactions Coming to Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare - IGN Video

Microtransactions will soon be part of the Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare experience.

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare hits PC June 24

<i>Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare</i>, PopCap Games' multiplayer-focused third-person shooter, will arrive on Windows PC June 24, publisher Electronic Arts announced today.<p>The PC release will be available on Origin and at "other retailers" and include the <i>Garden Variety</i> and <i>Zomboss Down</i> downloadable …

Titan killer? Bungie hopes its new trailer for Destiny will hook first-person shooter fans

Activision and Bungie released a 7-minute gameplay video of Destiny today that they hope will sell core shooter fans on the massively multiplayer online game.<p>Made by the studio that created the Halo series, Destiny is a shooter game that plays like Halo but takes the storyline into a new fictional …

How Destiny Handles Cross-Generation Save Transfers - IGN Video

Developer Bungie is quote "really interested" in allowing players to transfer their Destiny characters between PS3 and PS4, and Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Here's what it's like to play Destiny, Bungie's first game since Halo

Bungie has been shy about revealing the nuts-and-bolts gameplay of <i>Destiny</i>, its first game since it stopped working on the <i>Halo</i> series. Today, though, the company has thrown open the kimono. In addition to offering its own gameplay video, it gave <i>Joystiq</i> and other outlets a chance to try the title for …

How Destiny Handles Cross-Generation Save Transfers

Bungie doesn't want players to waste time.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Bungie is "really interested" in allowing players to transfer their Destiny characters …

Evolve: How a Small Change to Goliath Changes Everything

Will Monster upgrades disrupt the balance?<p>Developer Turtle Rock has already made a massive change to the core of Evolve’s gameplay, and the 4v1 …

How the PS4 might crush the Xbox One once and for all

In terms of which next-generation video game console gamers think is better, the “console war” we hear about so often is somewhat trivial. In terms …

Bungie's Destiny Gets a Spectacular Trailer; Shows the Sparrow Bikes in Action

A new trailer for <i>Destiny</i> was released just before the big embargo drop that will unveil plenty new information and gameplay footage. The trailer …

The Elder Scrolls Online: 5 Reasons Why This Game is Already a Failure

As expected, The Elder Scrolls Online (TESO) is being reviewed as an average game. It’s not fiction. It’s reality. There’s nothing new or special …

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STALKER Restored To Its Former Glory

It's been over a decade since STALKER was first shown off. The incredible open world we were first teased in 2002, however, wasn't exactly the game …

'Daylight' Review -- Randomly Generated Horror Maze Simulator

Early on in Zombie Studios’ Daylight, we learn about a former patient in a psychiatric hospital who exhibits an unhealthy obsession with mazes. They would have adored this game. But if your idea of a great time doesn’t involve navigating randomly generated mazes in a dank, dull environment, …

Daylight review: jump scare tactics

Daylight has moments of fear but too much boredom<p><i>Daylight</i> is about as single-faceted a game as they come, focusing all of its creative energies towards a solitary goal: It is a vehicle for jump scares.<p>It's certainly a worthwhile objective. Horror games' most memorable moments are typically those …

Daylight delivers just as many frustrations as scares (review)

<i>Check out our</i> <i>Reviews Vault</i> <i>for past game reviews.</i><p>You are not safe.<p>With nothing but the map on your phone and the glowsticks and flares you find, Zombie Studios’ survival horror adventure Daylight (releasing today for PlayStation 4 and PC) pits you against a violent group of Witch spirits. I received …

Daylight Review

I ain't afraid of no ghost<p>It took me three hours to finish Daylight’s randomly generated maze of horror. While two of those hours managed to be …

Dota 2 spring cleaning update hits heroes, items and bugs next week

Valve's Spring Cleaning update is rolling out on <i>Dota 2</i> next week, with plans to offer a major patch to in-game heroes, bugs and items, the company announced on its official blog.<p>The update includes a few substantial changes to character abilities, with Sven receiving an increase to his base damage, …

Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl reborn with Lost Alpha mod release

A collective of modders have released <i>Stalker: Lost Alpha</i>, a mod of GSC Game World's first-person shooter survival horror game <i>Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl</i>.<p>The team began the <i>Lost Alpha</i> project in 2008 to add back the cut levels and the project eventually evolved into a dedication to improve the game. …

Dead Nation: designing a game where the spectators are in control

For most game designers, making a video game that is enjoyable for players is a big enough challenge.<p>Making a game that is enjoyable for players and spectators is a bigger challenge yet. Then there's making a game that is enjoyable for players and spectators and allows the spectators to interact …

Let's Play Elder Scrolls Online: The Village is on Fire! - IGN Video

ScratchyCat rescues helpless villagers from burning buildings. Justin and Brian discuss how Tamriel is a lot like San Francisco.

Why The Alien Universe Would Actually Make For The Perfect Shooter

Shooters, despite some evidence to the contrary, are actually rare.<p>Sure, a few titles dominate our collective mindshare, giving the impression of …

Destiny Strike Gameplay -- Rewind Theater - IGN Video

IGN's Ryan McCaffrey and Jose Otero look deep into the Destiny's Strike Mission trailer and tell you what they find.

Daylight - Overview video

Are you ready to hear us say the word "spooky" like, a hundred times?<p>All that repetition really isn't our fault — a lot of the stuff in <i>Daylight</i> is just straight-up spooky. Sometimes chairs move on their own. Sometimes you can hear distant screaming. Sometimes there are ghosts where there weren't …

What is Destiny offering that's new and different?

Imagine yourself, back in 2001, playing the spectacular Xbox space shooter <i>Halo</i>. Now, imagine swooshing forward in time, to here, to 2014, playing <i>Destiny</i>.<p>As well as being impressed by the graphical fidelity of the new game you would understand, without being told, that these two very different games …

Rise of Incarnates - Announcement Trailer - IGN Video

Get your first look at this free-to-play, two-on-two fighting game.

Outlast: Whistleblower trailer teases the horrors of a blood-soaked asylum

<i>Outlast: Whistleblower</i>, the first add-on for the horror game <i>Outlast</i>, will be released May 6 for $8.99 on PlayStation 4 and Windows PC, developer Red Barrels Games confirmed today.<p>The studio originally planned to release the DLC this month, but then delayed it to May. <i>Whistleblower</i> is a prequel to</i> …

Battlefield 4 'Through My Eyes' offers a fan-made, cinematic view of war

Through My Eyes, a video released this week on The Two Scotsmen YouTube page, uses <i>Battlefield 4</i>, EA DICE's first-person shooter, to create a cinematic, third-person short film.<p>Press play above to watch the first installment in a planned series, according to the video's YouTube description. Using …

11 Gorgeous Images From This Year’s Most Anticipated Video Game, ‘Destiny’

It's the first real look we're getting at the next game from the creators of "Halo."<p>Bungie has been working on the game prior to 2009, before the release of 2010's "Halo: Reach."<p>Here's the brief description for the game:<p>"In Destiny you are a Guardian of the last city on Earth, able to wield …

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