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Review: Spec Ops: The Line

The recent release Spec Ops: The Line is as generic as its name — a competent, intermittently slick third-person shooter whose combat setpieces hold zero surprises for even the novice player.
Friendly fire
By MITCH KRPATA  |  July 20, 2012
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Review: Max Payne 3

Max Payne 3 makes video-game violence mean something again.
Max Payne's bloody Brazilian getaway
By MITCH KRPATA  |  June 15, 2012
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Review: The Darkness II

Have you ever felt a rage so powerful and consuming that it seemed to be operating under its own control? That's the Darkness.
The heart of the matter
By MITCH KRPATA  |  February 17, 2012
Winter Games: Preview

The games of winter

Despite a quiet January, this winter gives gamers much to look forward to: long-awaited sequels, promising original franchises, and even a new handheld system.
Sci-fi, fantasy, and Sony's new handheld
By MITCH KRPATA  |  December 30, 2011
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Review: Resistance 3

Fall is shooter season, and Resistance 3 is the first of many, though it will likely not emerge as the frontrunner.
Murderer with a heart of gold
By MADDY MYERS  |  September 16, 2011
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Review: Child of Eden

Although the list of video game auteurs is short, few would deny Tetsuya Mizuguchi a spot.
Sensory overload
By MITCH KRPATA  |  July 29, 2011


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Review: Duke Nukem Forever

The wait is over: Duke Nukem Forever is finally here!
Unfrozen caveman video game
By MITCH KRPATA  |  July 01, 2011
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Review: Duke Nukem Forever

The wait is over: Duke Nukem Forever is finally here!
Unfrozen caveman video game
By MITCH KRPATA  |  July 01, 2011
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Review: Brink

There's an old joke about shooters: "No one plays the campaign." Everybody just skips ahead to the multiplayer. So why should developers even include that pesky story mode?
Brink trips over itself
By MADDY MYERS  |  June 03, 2011
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Review: Killzone 3

It's come to this. As if mandatory system updates and routine software patches weren't enough, console games now support so much peripheral hardware that folks with different set-ups might as well not be playing the same game.
What if you don't play Killzone 3 in 3D?
By MITCH KRPATA  |  March 18, 2011
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Shooter

It was only a matter of time before the Democrats had a version of Rambo to call their own.
Republicans get gunned down
By BRETT MICHEL  |  March 21, 2007