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  • Come See Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s Exoskeleton-Powered Multiplayer in Action for the First Time

    Come See Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s Exoskeleton-Powered Multiplayer in Action for the First Time

    Call of Duty draws a lot of hate for offering the same basic gameplay template with each new installment, like an annually updated sports game with new rosters and minor tweaks and additions. How successful Advanced Warfare‘s attempts to bring the series into the future […]

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  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Special Editions Are Kevin Spacey Approved

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Special Editions Are Kevin Spacey Approved

    Activision has revealed three special edition offerings for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Before you get too excited, they’re all pretty similar with only slightly different configurations, and not even the highest end Atlas Pro Edition comes with a functional military tech toy collectible like […]

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  • Destiny is Going to Be So Epic it Needs Three Special Editions

    Destiny is Going to Be So Epic it Needs Three Special Editions

    Did you honestly think the marketing super-team of Activision and Bungie would launch Destiny without a lavish collector’s edition spread? Why, of course not! That would have been just plain foolish. Three different special edition offerings are now available for pre-order. There’s the $99.99 Destiny […]

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  • Destiny PlayStation 4 First Look Alpha Impressions

    Destiny PlayStation 4 First Look Alpha Impressions

    As is my norm, I have avoided learning too much about Destiny leading into the launch of the game this fall. Curiousity has mostly led me to question what the game is actually like. Until E3, most gameplay footage has shown a slice of gunplay without any […]

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  • E3 2014: Destiny Has a Lovely Glacier White PS4 Bundle, Exclusive PlayStation Alpha and Beta Test Dates

    E3 2014: Destiny Has a Lovely Glacier White PS4 Bundle, Exclusive PlayStation Alpha and Beta Test Dates

    Destiny and PlayStation, sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G. Seriously, there is a major romance going on between Sony, Bungie and Activision right now, because by the announcement Destiny and PlayStation consoles become more inseparable. The love affair was in full effect during the Sony E3 […]

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  • Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

    Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

    Superhero video games can be a dicey proposition. Prior to Batman: Arkham Asylum, superhero titles were typically nothing more than licensed cash-ins. After Rocksteady’s Arkham series, there is now a pretty good chance that any superhero title will do whatever possible to ape their winning formula. When it […]

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  • The Sweet Loot of Destiny

    The Sweet Loot of Destiny

    It’s not quite going to the shoot-and-loot extremes of the Borderlands games, but Destiny does appear to have a pretty sweet loot system to complement its shared-world shooter MMO-style gameplay, as seen in this new developer diary from Bungie. Completing missions and challenges — The […]

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  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Has Exoskeletons, Hoverbikes, and Kevin Spacey

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Has Exoskeletons, Hoverbikes, and Kevin Spacey

    Black Ops II brought some futuristic elements to the Call of Duty battlefield, but the next game in the series, the newly announced Advanced Warfare, is taking first-person shooter video game warfare pretty close to full on science-fiction with Crysis-like exoskeleton armor, hoverbikes, jetpack thrusters, […]

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  • Destiny Takes Us Inside The Devils’ Lair

    Destiny Takes Us Inside The Devils’ Lair

    The latest gameplay trailer for Bungie’s shared world shooter, Destiny, goes inside The Devils’ Lair to highlight one of the game’s Strike scenarios, cooperative side missions that task a Fireteam of Guardians to venture into dangerous locales and gun down waves of alien baddies for […]

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  • Watch 5 Minutes of The Amazing Spider-Man Web Slinging on PlayStation 4

    Watch 5 Minutes of The Amazing Spider-Man Web Slinging on PlayStation 4

    Beenox has dropped a gameplay walkthrough video featuring all-new footage of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 running on PlayStation 4. Color me surprised, because it actually looks a lot more impressive than I expected from a movie game that is also being made for last generation […]

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