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Game Korner Review: Skullcandy’s SLYR Headset for Xbox One

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Anyone who’s serious about gaming will tell you the importance of owning a high-quality headset.  Skullcandy has been a key name in headphones and portable audio for over a decade so, when I heard they had developed a headset exclusively for the Xbox One, I had to give it a try.

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PAX East 2015: Knight Squad Delivers Multiplayer Insanity

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Chainsawesome Games was host to a non-stop swarm of players eager to check out their indie party title, Knight Squad, at PAX East — a new eight-player free-for-all with elements pulled straight from classic games like Bomberman and Gauntlet.

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PAX East 2015: The Behemoth Whets Our Appetite with a Preview of “Game 4”

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Aside from being the most lovable development studio in the business, The Behemoth consistently plays by their own rules and sees their games through until they’re perfect.

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Action/RPGs Meet Tabletop Gaming in Hand of Fate

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Developed and published by Defiant Development, Hand of Fate is a genre-bending title that exists at the crossroads of hack-and-slash adventure games and tabletop role-playing; incorporating deckbuilding elements with third-person action segments and a roguelike exploration system to create a unique, remarkably fun experience.

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Has Batman: Arkham Knight Been Spoiled by the Exclusive Statue?

batrarkHas the newly released picture of Batman: Arkham Knight‘s special edition given us a possible spoiler to the end of the game, or are the fanboys overreacting?

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Top 5 Games of 2014 (Pat’s Picks)

Metal Gear Solid Ground ZeroesAlmost 2015, and I’ve sifted through my own collection to share with you my top 5 video game experiences of the year.

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Geometry Wars: Dimensions is Classic Gaming at its Finest

GWDGeometry Wars: Dimensions, the sixth installment in the franchise and the first to be made without the involvement of original designer, easily delivers the most refined, addicting experience the series has ever offered and, like its predecessors, is poised to sell like gangbusters.

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Arkham Knight Gets a New Trailer

Batman AKArkham Knight is about six months away, and Rocksteady just released a new trailer with some cinema scenes and some amazing gameplay.

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The Master Chief Collection is a Gloriously Assembled, Broken Game

halo-master-chief-featWhetting Halo fans’ appetites while they continue to wait for the next installment of the franchise to hit shelves late next year (probably), Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries have released the Master Chief Collection exclusively on the Xbox One, assembling the four installments starring the titular hero into one colossal package.

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NYCC 2014: Just Dance 2015

just-dance-2015-featNYCC 2014 gave a demonstration of Just Dance 2015, the sixth game in the franchise brought to us by Ubisoft, where fans are once again entranced by the prospect of new songs to let loose to in the powerful outlet that is dance, combined with the platform of video game play. Guests from all over were able to get up on stage in front of an audience and attempt the steps to a song of their choice.

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NYCC 2014: Hands-On with Square Enix’s Hitman: Sniper

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Fresh on the heels of Agent 47’s previous (and downright fantastic) mobile outing in Hitman Go and echoing the fun, bite-sized sentiment of 2012’s “Sniper Challenge”, which was distributed as an Absolution pre-order incentive, comes Hitman: Sniper for iOS and Android.

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NYCC 2014: Square Enix Shows Off “Life is Strange”

Life is StrangeDontnod Entertainment’s creative director Jean Maxime-Moris and art director Michel Koch were on hand during Square Enix’s New York Comic Con press event to walk us through a bit of their newest title, Life is Strange.

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NYCC 2014: LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

lego batman 3 bannerWarner Bros and TT Games brought their latest LEGO Batman game to NYCC. Along for the ride was game developers Arthur Parsons and Stephen Sharples, and Troy Baker who voices both Batman and the Joker.

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Sneak a Cinematic Peek into Warlords of Draenor, the New Expansion for World of Warcraft

wow-warlords-dreanor-featWarlords of Draenor, the fifth expansion pack in the World of Warcraft games, released its cinematic trailer and release date last week, and it amps up players old and new to experience fresh dungeons, a new continent, and a level cap of 100.

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Game Korner: 1001 Spikes (to the Heart)

1001-spikes-feat1001 Spikes is an arcade game that is part Indiana Jones, part Mega Man, part Dark Souls, and ALL pain to the heart. Patience, and strategy will help you achieve success, and if that doesn’t work, there’s the age old trick of crying into your pillow.

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