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Evolve hands-on preview: Welcome to the jungle, we've got guns and game

One super-powerful monster and four heavily armed hunters enter an environment. Meet Evolve.

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Hands-on preview: Civilization: Beyond Earth isn't Alpha Centauri 2 (but it totally is)

Civilization: Beyond Earth isn't a true Alpha Centauri sequel for legal reasons, but it totally is.

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Wolfenstein: The New Order review: Nazis, robots, and gloriously dumb fun, oh my

It doesn't play like Wolfenstein, and it barely feels like Wolfenstein, but maybe that's a good thing—this is the best entry the franchise has seen in years.

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Warlock 2: The Exiled review: A funny, friendly fantasy intro to empire strategy games

Warlock 2 isn't the deepest or the most polished 4X game on the market, but it wins points for its newcomer-friendly interface and humor.

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Age of Wonders III review: A horrible first impression hides wonderful strategic gameplay

Age of Wonders is back after a decade hiatus, but the otherwise-excellent game leads with its worst foot forward.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.