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Infamous Second Son Review

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While the PlayStation 4 has proven itself successful by selling over 5 million units in only a few months, the console has yet to receive a game that justifies its existence. The previous exclusives were poor to average while the rest of the games the system has received are multiconsole ports and don't fully show off the power of the PlayStation 4. However, that all changes with the release of InFamous: Second Son, the PlayStation 4's first exclusive game that is excellent in all aspects.

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Tomb Raider Raider: A Buried Treasure Unearthed

It’s safe to say that fans are used to seeing Lara Croft by now; since her debut in 1996, she has starred in over nine games, including a remake of her first adventure and a spinoff, been played by Angelina Jolie in two films and had not only a comic book tie-in but also an animated series. She has done battle with enemies ranging from tigers and humans to dinosaurs and mythological creatures and travelled to every continent on the globe. It's safe to say Lara has seen and done it all, so what can Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix possibly do to make this iteration feel different?

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The Walking Dead Review: Life Altering Choices

AMC's The Walking Dead has undoubtedly taken the world by a storm, so what happens when adventure games master Telltale takes the license and develops an episodic series around it? You get one of the best games of the year. The Xbox 360 point and click series offers brand new insight in the series that has engaged millions of television viewers and comic readers.

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The Phantom Pain

One of the newer announcements that came out of the Spike’s VGA Show that Aired recently, seems to be a new IP from a Swedish developer named Moby Dick Productions. Helmed by CEO Joakim Mogren , Moby Dick production aims to bring an ambitious product to the consoles by the name of ‘The Phantom Pain’.

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Grand Theft Auto V

Often the site of major controversy, Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto series has always made a considerable mark in the world of video games. Grand Theft Auto V, releasing for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in addition to being the 15th release in the series, is designed to completely change the way veterans used to play.

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted Review

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Criterion's latest hit, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, is a game that will soar onto gaming platforms from all directions: the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, the PlayStation Vita, the PC, the iOS systems, Android devices, the Wii U and even the Kindle Fire. For a game that intends to speed across every system that one can think of, does it form a solid path to paradise, or has it made a few wrong turns?

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II Review

In recent years, Call of Duty games have really been more about the multiplayer than anything else, tacking on a single player mode for gamers to muddle through before getting into the mode they really want to enjoy. However, Call of Duty: Black Ops II offers the total package this time around thanks to developer Treyarch really stepping up the game for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC and Wii U title.

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Okami HD Review: The Sun god in dog form

Originally released on the PlayStation 2 in 2006, Okami is Clover Studio and Capcom's unique action-adventure video game that can seem a little strange in Western culture. After all, most gamers take on the role of a human being or even an alien race that still resembles the humanoid structure, so filling the shoes—paws?—of a wolf is definitely a change that can throw off a player. Despite this, the original title was a resounding hit, and popular demand has led to a re-release in the form of Okami HD for the PlayStation 3.

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BioShock Infinite

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Set for release on the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and the PC, BioShock Infinite once again puts the franchise back into the hands of Irrational Games. The premise of this iteration, the third in the series, is that the story occurs prior to the previous games in the series, but it is not a direct prequel in any sense of the word.

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Dishonored Review

Every few years, the gaming industry cries out for a new property that will engross them into a brand new world of fiction with compelling stories and gameplay. Thanks to the efforts of Arkane Studios under Bethesda Softworks, it looks like Dishonored for the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and the PC is going to be that title that satisfies the need for immersive satisfaction.

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Dead or Alive 5 Review: Foot meet face meet fiery deathtrap

There's no doubt that the Dead or Alive series has a pretty distinct style going for it, though one could argue it's been both a positive and a negative to its image and reputation. Not much changes for this Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 title in terms of its style, but Team Ninja does fix up the balance and tweaks a few key areas to bring players perhaps one of the best of the series since it began back in 1996.

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Borderlands 2 Review: Pandora calls again

They brought back Duke Nukem from the dead and released a successful new franichise in Borderlands built on action, humor and personality—developer Gearbox definitely has many talents up its sleeve, so it’s no surprise that the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC sequel to its original franchise offers all of this and so much more. Though Borderlands provided roughly 100 hours of solid gameplay, players were somewhat let down by the sudden ending and far too many deserts, so Gearbox knew it needed to step up the game with Borderlands 2.

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