Don't-Miss Game Stories

2014 05 11 00002

Child of Light review: A whimsical, gorgeous game that's all style, few smiles

Child of Light is all-style-no-substance. But at least it's pretty!

War of the Vikings

War of the Vikings review: Brutish fun, but not quite ready for Valhalla

War of the Vikings can provide a few hours of arcade-like fun, if you don't take it too seriously, but bugs and broken systems hold it back from glory.

Moebius: Empire Rising

Moebius: Empire Rising review: A point-and-click 'adventure' against the game itself

Moebius, a new point-and-click adventure from Gabriel Knight creator Jane Jensen, is underwhelming at best.

Betrayer

Betrayer review: Amazing atmosphere isn't enough to save this odd shooter

From Spanish conquistadors to murderous skeletons, this version of the lost Roanoke colony sure is weird.

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls review: Finally, the Diablo III we've been waiting for

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls isn't quite perfect, but it's amazing Blizzard could salvage this much from the wreckage of the original game.

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RealMyst: Masterpiece Edition review: The same Myst you know and love, but prettier

Meet the new Myst, a lot like the old Myst - but with vastly improved graphics. Does the classic stand up to the test of time?

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Hands-on preview: Battlefield 4: Naval Strike brings war to the high seas

Naval Strike is Battlefield on a boat, which is amazing - except for when you can't hitch a ride on a ship.

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The best gear for gamers: Buy this and frag happy

Console gamer, PC gamer, or somewhere in between? There's something shiny here for all tastes and budgets.

Xbox One

Xbox One review: For gamers, yes, but you'll like it too

Microsoft’s audacious assault on your living room is delightfully innovative yet unrefined.

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Typing of The Dead Overkill review: Kill foul-mouthed zombies with your fingers

Typing of The Dead adapts a first-person zombie shooter to use typing skills, not button mashing, to commit mayhem. Funny, fast-paced, and unique, its blend of grindhouse horror and unique mechanics is very appealing.

App Invasion: Pocket Trains

Here's why you should get on board Pocket Trains, another clever sim from NimbleBit.

10 great games for crummy old PCs

Slow machines of the world, rejoice. You too can revel in some of the best that PC gaming has to offer, with these 10 games that won't put your hardware to shame.

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Ventrilo review: The essential comms tool for the PC gamer

Ventrilo keeps both sophisticated power gamers and easily overwhelmed newbies chatting in-game.

NBA 2K14 Review: Your best—and sadly, only—choice for a premium basketball game

NBA 2K14 shines, but still falls short in one major department.

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