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Marvel's Midnight Suns' Most Benign Moments Are Its Best

Slow and methodical video games are certainly nothing new, but since the pandemic, this type of gameplay has been embraced more and more by players who don't mind taking their time with a story. Just…

December 19, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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Spec Ops: The Line 10 Years Later and the Lessons (Un)learned

2012 turned out to be a turning point for maturity in video-game storytelling. Games like Hotline Miami and The Walking Dead approached the age-old ultra-violence in video games debate with a certain…

June 28, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Borderlands 3's Takedown at the Maliwan Blacksite Raid Overview

The first major piece of post-launch content has arrived for Borderlands 3 in the form of a raid. Dubbed the Takedown at the Maliwan Blacksite, the raid is intended for players who are at the endgame…

November 25, 2019 | 12:00 EST

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Borderlands 3 Endgame Overview: Loot as Far as the Eye Can See

Borderlands 3, like all looter shooters, offers two distinct gameplay experiences. There’s the initial playthrough, which is typically a casual run where loot is less important than learning the…

September 30, 2019 | 12:50 EDT

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The Legacy of the Borderlands Series and the Road Ahead to Borderlands 3

After half a decade of silence, Gearbox finally decided to let Borderlands 3 see the light of day. Thanks to a substantial showing at and prior to E3 2019, it’s probably safe to say that Borderlands…

July 2, 2019 | 02:00 EDT

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Putting XCOM 2's Customization To The Test

I am a stickler for customization. I like to tweak sliders, change armor, and equip the weapon that fits the character best. So I guess naturally, the first thing I did when booting up XCOM 2 was…

February 9, 2016 | 01:00 EST

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Most Anticipated Game of Fall 2015 – XCOM 2

I got on the XCOM train rather late, not actually playing the vanilla game until about 2 years after its release and moving on to Enemy Within not long after that first playthrough. I have not even…

August 25, 2015 | 01:00 EDT