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‘Gran Turismo 7’ PS4 Release Window Announced as ‘DriveClub’ Struggles

If ModNation Racers and Motorstorm are PlayStation’s arcade-y racers then the Gran Turismo series is the hyper-realistic feather in its cap. The last game, Gran Turismo 6, pushed the PS3 to its limits with developer Polyphony Digital wringing every ounce of power

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Cloudbuilt review

I recently watched a video of a guy who got to the final fight in Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! in 30 minutes–while blindfolded. I sat there, mouth agape, wondering if he was more machine than man. Speedrunning is an art, and

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch review

English actor Edmund Kean’s last words allegedly were: “dying is easy; comedy is hard.” It’s obvious that Kean wasn’t secretly an octopus pretending to be a human, otherwise his final words might have been “comedy is easy; pouring a glass

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare review

Changing genres mid-franchise is a tough sell, especially when you’re taking a popular series and saying “screw it, we’re making it a shooter!” Popcap’s Plants vs. Zombies is the latest to make the leap, and arguably the strangest example yet;

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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition review

Lara Croft is dead. This time, she was ripped apart by wolves. Death has also come in a variety of other forms: boulders, bear traps, spikes to the throat–each over-the-top execution a display of vulnerability. These shocking moments are heavy-handed with

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 review

Gabriel Belmont–aka Dracula–is a deeply conflicted character, pulled in multiple directions by the dark and light influences of Castlevania: Lords of Shadows 2’s story. As such, he’s an unfortunate but entirely apt metaphor for the game’s overall problems. At heart,

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Thief review

I activate my focus ability to scout out the area and find an opening to sneak by the enemy patrols. A single guard stands nearby. Slowly, I inch my way behind the target and shift into the light for a

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Hearthstone review

I was in middle school when I got my first deck of Magic: The Gathering cards. Whether I was playing pick-up games at school or trading cards with friends at the local game store, there was a period of my

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Rayman Legends PS4/Xbox One review

There will come a point during your time with Rayman Legends where you’ll run out of ways to express how much you enjoy it. By a few hours in, you’ll have exhausted every synonym you know for “pretty.” A few stages

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NASCAR '14 review

All it takes is a moment of impatience to ruin an entire race. For more than 20 laps I meticulously carved out my place in front of a voracious pack of the world’s best stock cars at the Texas Motor

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