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Strange Brigade Impressions

My demo at E3 2017 began with a class select screen, allowing me to choose from the four different characters, each with unique personalities and weapons. I picked Gracie, a Rosie the Riviter-esque…

July 19, 2017 | 09:00 EDT


Clearing the Air: The Good and Bad of E3 2017

There has been a lot of talk about E3 2017 and it being the first year the public has been allowed to attend the event, swelling the number of attendees from 50,300 last year to 68,400. That is an…

June 27, 2017 | 11:00 EDT


Lingering Questions of E3 2017: Bethesda's VR Push, Creation Club, and More!

E3 2017 may have come and gone, but of all the presentations at the event, one stood out among all the others, not for having the best show or debuting the best and most interesting games, but…

June 27, 2017 | 09:00 EDT

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Lingering Questions of E3 2017: EA and the Future of Anthem, Battlefront II, and A Way Out

Proportionately, EA debuted a lot of sequels this year during their EA Play event prior to E3. Of the seven or so games that were shown off by EA at EA Play and E3 2017, five were continuations of…

June 26, 2017 | 09:00 EDT


Devolver Digital Accuses ESA For $100K Loss At E3 2017

Game publisher Devolver Digital has accused the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) for a $100,000 loss during E3. According to a report from Polygon, the ESA apparently barred Devolver from…

June 24, 2017 | 01:17 EDT

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E3 2017 - Skull & Bones Hands On Impressions

E3 2017 proved to be a huge show for pirate based video gaming. Microsoft has had Rare working away on Sea of Thieves for quite a bit and finally released some gameplay during their conference. Not…

June 24, 2017 | 11:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Hands On Impressions

Even with the game's existence being leaked out weeks in advance, I'd say that Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is still one of E3's biggest surprises. From Mr. Miyamoto coming out to the Ubisoft stage…

June 23, 2017 | 10:00 EDT


E3 2017 - Nascar Heat 2 Hands On Impressions

As someone who grew up visiting half mile and dirt tracks weekly, NASCAR has been a pretty big part of my life. Unfortunately, I've never been as big of a fan of the official games as I wanted to.  …

June 23, 2017 | 09:00 EDT

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Ark: Survival Evolved release date and free Ragnarok DLC revealed

Ark: Survival Evolved has been around for so long and sold so many copies that it's pretty easy to forget that it never actually "came out". After a long period of beta and early access, Studio…

June 22, 2017 | 05:29 EDT

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E3 2017 - Mulaka Hands On Impressions

Devolver Digital, that you no doubt are aware of this year thanks to their stellar press conference, has a lot they show off games at across from the convention center at E3. They show off games they…

June 22, 2017 | 01:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - State of Mind Presentation Details

Right after I saw the gorgeous looking The Pillars of the Earth, I had the opportunity to see some gameplay of Deadalic Entertainment's State of Mind, a futuristic adventure game set in Berlin in…

June 22, 2017 | 11:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - A Case of Distrust Hands On Impressions

Every year at E3, Indiecade gets a group of some great indie games together to show off on the showfloor. I didn't have time to look at them all, or as many as I would have liked, but I did get a…

June 22, 2017 | 10:00 EDT

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E3 2017- The Pillars of the Earth Presentation Details

The Pillars of the Earth is one of the most beautiful games I have ever seen. When I was looking for games to see at E3 2017, The Pillars of the Earth shot up my list immediately as I fell in love…

June 22, 2017 | 09:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord Interview

While at E3 this year, I had the opportunity to both play some Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord and interview Taleworlds Entertainment CEO Armağan Yavuz about the game. You can read my hands on…

June 21, 2017 | 01:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - Total War: Warhammer II Interview

Total War: Warhammer was a surprise for many, and I imagine introduced more than a few to the Warhammer universe, at least introduced them past the point that they are aware Warhammer exists. Total…

June 21, 2017 | 12:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - A Plague Tale: Innocence Presentation Details

While at Focus Home's booth, I saw a 15 minute presentation on A Plague Tale: Innocence from Asobo Studios. It takes place in 1349 France as the Black Death is raging through Europe and follows a 14…

June 21, 2017 | 11:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - Surviving Mars Hands On Impressions

I had the chance to play about 30 minutes of Surviving Mars, a simulation game all about surviving on Mars from Haemimont Games, the minds behind the Tropico series. I don't really seek games like…

June 21, 2017 | 10:30 EDT

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E3 2017 - Pillars of Eternity Complete Edition Coming To Consoles

While at E3 2017, I had an appointment to check out some games at Paradox Interactive's booth, which included Surviving Mars and Obsidian Entertainment's Pillars of Eternity and Pillars of Eternity…

June 21, 2017 | 10:00 EDT

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What is Bethesda's Creation Club? A Look at the "Paid Mods" Tragedy of E3 2017

Of all the announcements that came out of E3 2017, there was no announcement that was more universally hated than Bethesda's Creation Club unveiling. Shown off near the end of Bethesda's conference,…

June 20, 2017 | 01:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - Frostpunk Interview

I had the opportunity to talk with Jakub Stokalski of 11 Bit Studios about their upcoming city/society management survival game, Frostpunk. Jakub is also who guided me through the presentation of the…

June 20, 2017 | 10:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 Interview and Impressions

When it comes to football (soccer) and football games, Pro Evolution Soccer has never really been the first game to mind.  In a world dominated by the games from EA Sports, it's easy to forget that…

June 19, 2017 | 12:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night IGA Interview and Hands-On Impressions

Usually, I'm not one to get anticipated for Kickstarter games, but when gothic horror and former Castlevania director Koji Igarashi is involved, it's hard hard for me to ignore it. So when I got a…

June 19, 2017 | 10:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - Middle-earth: Shadow of War Hands On Impressions

I had the opportunity to play about 20ish minutes of Middle-earth: Shadow of War while at E3 2017 this year. While I did see some of the new things coming to Shadow of War, it definitely felt like…

June 17, 2017 | 12:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - The Last Night Presentation Details

The Last Night dazzled at Microsoft's E3 press conference with its incredible visuals, and I had an opportunity to meet with Tim Soret, Creative Director, as he talked about The Last Night's…

June 17, 2017 | 11:00 EDT


E3 2017 - Moonlighter Interview and Impressions

Whenever I go to a convention, I tend to find one indie game that makes me stand up and take notice. Past titles like Enter The Gungeon and Flinthook have instantly gone from curiosities to highly…

June 17, 2017 | 10:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - Forza Motorsport 7 Details, Xbox One X Improvements Revealed

If you're anything like me, it pleases you to hear about a new flagship racing sim coming out in the coming year. This year's Forza comes in the form of Forza Motorsport 7, seeing as Horizon had its…

June 17, 2017 | 09:30 EDT

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E3 2017 - Interview with Senran Kagura Creator Kenichiro Takaki

All the way back during E3 2015, TechRaptor managed to get an interview with the creator of the Senran Kagura series, Kenichiro Takaki. A lot has happened for both TechRaptor as well as the Senran…

June 17, 2017 | 09:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - Insurgency: Sandstorm Trailer and Details

One of 2014's surprise hits was Insurgency, a multiplayer tactical FPS that was a standalone sequel to a popular Half-Life 2 mod. Now we got a first look at Insurgency: Sandstorm, the sequel that is…

June 16, 2017 | 11:48 EDT

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E3 2017 - Robocraft: Infinity Hands On Impressions

You know what's cool? Giant robots. You know what's even cooler? Creating your own giant robots. This is the core thesis behind Robocraft, an incredibly popular free to play title developed by…

June 16, 2017 | 05:30 EDT

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E3 2017 - Microsoft Introduces New Avatars

Remember Xbox Avatars? It's okay if you forgot. On the Xbox 360 they would be quickly customized and then forgotten. It seems now Microsoft is overhauling avatars to make them shiny and new. In a…

June 16, 2017 | 05:15 EDT

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E3 2017 - Extinction Interview

Action games should be the purest expressions of gameplay available on the market. They are forged on dazzling combos and complex mechanics that have players stringing together attacks in one swift…

June 16, 2017 | 04:55 EDT

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E3 2017 - Gundam Versus Hands On Impressions

2017 has been a good year for a Gundam-loving game critic such as myself. Earlier this year we were blessed with the utterly brilliant Super Robot Wars V, and now, game-playing Gundam fans can look…

June 16, 2017 | 04:49 EDT

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E3 2017 - Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash Hands On Impressions

Senran Kagura as a franchise has had many different forms, whether it is 2.5D brawler (Senran Kagura Burst), musou-like 3D brawler (Shinovi Versus, Estival Versus), or even a rhythm game. The next…

June 16, 2017 | 02:30 EDT

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E3 2017 - Metal Gear: Survive Hands On

Before we get into the gameplay and why this game is surprisingly good, let's take a quick trip down memory lane and bring those of you who aren't in the Konami/Kojima loop up to speed and why Metal…

June 16, 2017 | 02:00 EDT


E3 2017 - Moss Hands On Impressions

This year's Sony PlayStation press conference shined a light on a variety of games coming to PSVR in the future, and easily one of the most striking games in the upcoming line-up would have to be…

June 16, 2017 | 01:30 EDT

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E3 2017 - Rayark's Implosion Heading to the Switch

Rayark's critically acclaimed iOS action-RPG Implosion: Never Lose Hope is getting a release on the Nintendo Switch. The game will be only on the Nintendo eShop, and at this time, only for Japanese…

June 16, 2017 | 01:11 EDT

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The Winners of E3 2017: Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo, and More!

Compared to previous E3 events, E3 2017 was relatively tame; there were no overt jabs between Microsoft and Sony regarding their latest consoles (there were some more subtle ones though, i.e. Shawn…

June 16, 2017 | 01:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - New ARMS Character Announced As Free DLC

Nintendo Treehouse confirmed one more surprise for their now recently released title ARMS, the first Free DLC character for the game, the ARMS champion Max Brass. Max Brass is described as the "…

June 16, 2017 | 12:39 EDT

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The Losers of E3 2017: EA, Bethesda and their "Paid Mods," and More!

While E3 may be an event where developers, publishers, and gamers get together to show off, play, and perhaps most importantly, celebrate games, E3 is, at its core, a competition between companies…

June 16, 2017 | 12:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony Hands On Impressions

My history with the Danganronpa series is fairly unique. All the way back in 2015, I wrote our review for Ultra Despair Girls, but I actually hadn't played the original two games in the series until…

June 16, 2017 | 11:30 EDT


E3 2017 - Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Hands On Impressions

Ok, so this is cheating a bit. While I did get a chance to get my hands dirty with Ys VIII's first playable English demo this year at NISA's booth, I actually already played and beat the title when…

June 16, 2017 | 11:00 EDT

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E3 2017 - Tokyo Xanadu/Tokyo Xanadu eX+ Hands On Impressions

I love Nihon-Falcom games. I'll more readily get excited for a new Trails, Ys, or Xanadu title than pretty much any other franchises in gaming with only a few exceptions. So, I was more than a little…

June 16, 2017 | 10:30 EDT

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Best of E3 2017 From the Showfloor

We saw many great games while we were at E3 this year, so it made the decisions for who we were going to give our six Best of E3 awards a little difficult. With five of us attending, we figured we'd…

June 16, 2017 | 09:00 EDT

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Xbox Game Pass Will Have At Least 5 New Games A Month

Microsoft has recently revealed that the Xbox Game Pass will have at least five new games added to the pool of available titles every month as reported by DualShockers. First announced earlier this…

June 15, 2017 | 11:03 EDT

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E3 2017 - Yakuza 6 to the PS4, More Yakuza Kiwami Details

Sega has announced that a new Yakuza game will be coming exclusively to the PS4. Titled Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, will be set in Kamurocho, the infamous red-light district in Tokyo, and the sleepy…

June 15, 2017 | 09:20 EDT

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E3 2017 - Rogue Trooper Redux Hands-On Impressions

As far as comic anthologies go, I've always believed that there's a "big three": Tales From the Crypt, Weird War Tales, and 2000 A.D., and it just so happens that one of these three is owned by a…

June 15, 2017 | 09:03 EDT

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E3 2017 - Super Mario Odyssey Has a Co-op Mode

Super Mario Odyssey has been incredibly popular since it's reveal trailer during the Nintendo E3 Showcase. Nintendo's Treehouse Live has already shown off three different worlds and a ton of new…

June 15, 2017 | 05:14 EDT

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E3 2017 - Battlefield 1s New Gameplay Mode Supply Drop Detailed

Battlefield 1 continues to see success for EA, including it's announced expansion In the Name of the Tsar during the EA press conference.  One of the features coming in the expansion, outside of…

June 15, 2017 | 02:20 EDT