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Resident Evil 7 review

With <i>Resident Evil 7</i>, Capcom has proved me wrong about the Resident Evil franchise.<p><i>Resident Evil 6</i> was a game wildly out of touch with its own fanbase; this beloved horror series has struggled for relevance since. It's had a couple of solid HD remasters, and the Revelations spinoff series has stayed …

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Counter-Strike Pro Wins Epic Shootout Against The Entire Enemy Team 

Team Liquid should have lost to Team EnVyUs well before the game’s eventual ending scoreline of 25-21. But Josh “jdm64" Marzano had other plans, …

'Resident Evil 7' Is the Game Horror Fans Have Been Waiting For - Waypoint

Every night for the past week, after my wife and child were sound asleep, I've been placing a PlayStation VR headset over my face and turning on <i>Resident Evil 7</i>. Roughly 90 minutes later, I have to take the headset off—it's too much. Inevitably, my heart starts pounding, my muscles tense up, and I'm …

PlayStation

Samurai Jack Return Date Set for March

After a fourteen-year hiatus, Samurai Jack will return to TV with its fifth and final season on March 11 at 11:30 p.m., Adult Swim announced.<p>The date …

Anime

Torment: Tides of Numenera may be the best RPG ever about avoiding conflict - Polygon

Not fighting is a viable and extremely fun path in InXile’s new game<p>I love role-playing games more than any other genre, but as someone who’s been playing them my whole life, it’s pretty easy to predict how situations are going to play out sometimes.<p>For example, when my party comes across a scene …

RPGs

Three More Games Added to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Program

The Xbox One's backwards compatibility catalog grows again today with three more games. As announced by Major Nelson on Twitter, Xbox 360 games Midway Arcade Origins, Mutant Storm Empire, and Tekken 6 are now playable on Xbox One by way of backwards compatibility.<p>If you already own any of these …

Xbox

Upcoming ‘For Honor’ will require a hefty rig to run at recommended settings

Why it matters to you<p>If you've been waiting patiently to venture into For Honor's brutal multiplayer mode, you'll want to make sure your PC is up to …

PC Gaming

The Absolute Best Xbox One Deals Out There Right Now

Pick up an Xbox One console at an insanely-low price, plus lots of other great Xbox One deals we found this week<p>This week is a great time to grab an …

Indie Gaming

Resident Evil 7 review: a bold and terrifying return to form

You’ll probably want to play with the lights on<p><i>Resident Evil</i> is at its best when it’s doing something new. When the series debuted in 1996, its slow-paced, exploration-heavy take on zombies was so influential it spurred a whole new genre dubbed “survival horror.” A decade later, <i>Resident Evil 4</i> …

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Daily Deals: Tekken 7 Collector's Edition, PlayStation VR Sale

Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may …

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The 11 Biggest Video Games of 2017

Image source: Nintendo.<p>2017 is set to be a big year for the video games industry, with new consoles from <b>Nintendo</b>(NASDAQOTH: NTDOY) and <b>Microsoft</b> hitting the market and the continuing evolution of virtual reality platforms generating plenty of excitement. This year will also play host to a packed …

Game Development

Double Dragon 4 Website Reveals New Details

Developer Arc System Works announces new details about the retro beat-em-up.<p>Japanese developer Arc System Works has been hard at work on a direct sequel to Double Dragon series in Double Dragon IV, set to release toward the end of this month in time to celebrate the 30th anniversary.<p>Arc System …

PlayStation

The Best-Selling Games Of 2016 Reveal A Few Surprises

NPD has released its annual list of the best-selling games of the year. It’s not <i>the</i> most definitive or informative list, as it’s US only, non-digital sales only, and it doesn’t give specific totals, just a ranking order.<p>But even with that being the case, it’s still interesting to see what exactly …

PlayStation

PS4 Fans Are Baffled As To Why Sony Is Promoting Crappy-Looking Games

Earlier this month, the official PlayStation YouTube account uploaded a trailer for a game called “<i>Life of Black Tiger</i>.” The mature adventure game, …

PlayStation

10-hour trial of Mass Effect: Andromeda out five days before launch

EA plans to release a 10-hour trial of Mass Effect: Andromeda for Access subscribers.<p>The hefty trial of BioWare's sci-fi action RPG comes out on 16th …

PlayStation

First Impressions: Feeling Young Again With Sonic Mania

On occasions in the past we've bemoaned Nintendo's tendency to shut down work by talented independent developers remixing and re-imagining their …

Nintendo

The Nintendo Switch Might Have A Problem With Casual Gamers

The Switch is coming, and the Switch is coming soon. As with any new console, there’s a lot of discussion about just who might buy this thing, how many of them there are, and why they’ll be buying it. With Nintendo, however, there’s a different calculus going on that feels wholly separate from the …

Nintendo

PlayStation Plus Members Receive An Extra Freebie For Paragon Starting Tomorrow

Following its recent overhaul, a special booster pack will be offered to anyone who subscribes to Plus, but only for a limited time.<p>We already have January's free PlayStation Plus games and February's are coming soon, but Sony has now announced an additional freebie that overlaps with the two …

PlayStation

What does the Dirty Coin do in Resident Evil 7?

Players went to extremes to get this reward from the demo. Now what?<p>Ever since <i>Resident Evil 7</i>’s initial demo was released last summer, fans were obsessed with a bizarre puzzle that seemed to have no solution. Then, after a final update to the demo in December, players finally cracked the code. The …

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Devs bail on bringing BioShock back to iOS

<i>BioShock,</i> the beloved first-person shooter from 2K Games, won’t be coming back to iOS.<p>The original title in the series was pulled from the App Store back in 2014 just a few months after making its much-anticipated debut. Now it seems as though 2K has given up on fixing incompatibilities with more …

iOS

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard review - Grisly and intimate horror that's daft enough to ensure we're having fun

Resident Evil producer Jun Takeuchi ordered the series be ‘stripped down to its core’ for the seventh mainline entry in this most famous of survival-horrors. A swift and sure response to the asinine bloat and blockbuster excess of Resi 6, this deliciously grimy and oppressive game is evidence of a …

PlayStation

I dared to play Resident Evil 7 in VR

I'm a long-time fan of the Resident Evil video game series, and I'm a big believer in virtual reality. Combining the two sounds like a winning formula, right?<p>But, even I had some trepidation about the new Resident Evil 7, which allows you to play the entire game in virtual reality on a Sony …

Virtual Reality

The Best Place to Preorder Resident Evil 7 Biohazard

Help us get to 2000 likes! Like our page to get the latest deals straight to your news feed and also look out for exclusive codes for our …

PlayStation

Resident Evil 7 review: A new perspective, an old house, and a return to terror

First-person mode and (optional) VR are rad, but new emphasis on Evil wins out.<p>Praising <i>Resident Evil 7</i> isn't as simple as calling it "a return to the …

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Please Pay for Mobile Games

<i>Fire Emblem</i> is coming to mobile. Hooray! Nintendo’s strategy RPG series makes perfect sense on the platform, and the upcoming <i>Fire Emblem Heroes</i> gives …

Mobile Gaming

Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 Finally Getting Sexy PlayStation VR Feature with PS4 Pro Support

After a long wait, today Koei Tecmo finally announced the release of the promised PlayStation VR feature of <i>Dead or Alive Xtreme 3</i>.<p>The feature, named …

PlayStation

I Am Setsuna will be a Nintendo Switch launch title

Digital version to include new features<p><i>I Am Setsuna</i>, the throwback role-playing game from Square Enix’s Tokyo RPG Factory, will be a launch title for the Nintendo Switch. Available on March 3, it will be sold digitally and include new, exclusive features.<p>A short press release by Square Enix, issued …

Nintendo

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Review

Resident Evil 7 takes some big risks with the long-running horror series. But even as some succeed and others fall flat, this new first-person take …

PlayStation

Horizon: Zero Dawn Completely Micro-Transaction Free

Micro-Transactions in Horizon: Zero Dawn? Nope!<p>Even though it’s arriving in just over a month, <i>Horizon: Zero Dawn</i> may just be the single most …

Indie Gaming

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard review – a masterclass in terror

Capcom’s survival horror series goes back to its origins as a truly shocking, challenging and terrifying experience<p>Who lives in a house like this? It’s a question the Japanese horror series Resident Evil has been asking of its players since 1996, when it first locked us inside an aristocratic …

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