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Destiny's Iron Banner Returns: A Guide to Everything You Need to Know to Get the New Gear

Nov
17

Tomorrow, Destiny's controversial Iron Banner PVP event will return, but with a few twists.

How to Play Dragon Age: Inquisition Almost a Day Early on the PC

Nov
16

With a few simple maneuvers you can access Dragon Age: Inquisition as early as 7 a.m. PDT.

Playing Counter-Strike With Your Computer's Voice Commands is the Best/Worst Idea

Nov
16

Remember the guy who played CS:GO with a racing wheel? Well he's back, and somehow he's found an even nuttier way to play the shooter. He bound a number of the game's commands (most importantly, left click) to his computer's voice command feature. The results are predictably inefficient, but equally hilarious.

12 Best Snack Foods for No-Mess Gaming Sessions

Nov
14

Food and electronics are generally not a great combination, but let's be realistic, sometimes you don't want to stop playing for something as silly as your basic human nutritional needs. That's where snacking comes in.

This is Super Smash Bros. on a TI-83 Calculator

Nov
14

If you can't afford to get Super Smash Bros. on the 3DS, well, maybe this is the next best thing. A particularly awesome (or maybe insane) modder has managed to port a working demake of the game to TI-83, with two playable characters and a whole lot of low-rez charm.

Are Holographic Arenas the Future of Esports? Maybe Someday...

Nov
14

This concept art mock-up appeared on Team ROCCAT's Facebook page earlier today, and holy crap, it's kind of awe-inspiring. 

5 Classic Game Systems That Deserve a Comeback

Nov
13

With Coca-Cola’s epic limited-edition relaunch of Surge, there’s one thing that is more apparent than ever before; retro is in! While the gaming industry is bigger than it has ever been and players everywhere debate the HD graphics and flawless gameplay of the Wii U, the Xbox One and the PS4, I harken back to a different time. 

Incredible! Super Mario 64 Beaten in Less Than 7 Minutes [Video]

Nov
13

Insanity! The following video demonstrates what is apparently a world record 0-Star speed run through Super Mario 64 by user Xiah via Twitch.tv.

The Super Circuitcast! 11/12/14! Gaming Socialization! [Podcast]

Nov
12

This time around, Ryan, Sean, Moo, and Rami discuss the complexities of socializing through gaming and playing with friends. Also, plenty of references to penises.

CS:GO's Operation Vanguard: Campaigns and Missions Explained

Nov
12

The latest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive operation went live earlier tonight, and it's way, way different than previous installments. For starters, there are now 44 preset missions organized into various campaigns, all of which reward you with various drops for completing them.

PC Game Ports: A Dissertation

Nov
11

If there’s one thing gamers of every demographic can agree on, it’s this: PC users and console users don’t like each other. One quick trip to Google will show you countless forum posts, website articles and YouTube videos devoted to picking apart this topic. 

The 10 Biggest Open World Games of All Time

Nov
11

When it comes to game worlds, bigger isn't always better, but that doesn't make these 10 titles any less impressive.

Bethesda's Blunder: Why Skyrim Is Superior to the Elder Scrolls Online

Nov
08

It's officially been about 7 months since The Elder Scrolls: Online hit store shelves and the Steam library (and Pirate Bay, and Bit-Torrent and numerous other illegal pirate sites) and, as a massive fan of the Elder Scrolls series, I couldn't pass up my chance to dive in and see what this admittedly risky venture into the world of MMO would do for the franchise. Needless to say, it's a mixed bag, which is unfortunate because the 8-minute cinematic trailer that was released to hype the game was jaw-dropping and, in my opinion, completely over-inflated everyone's expectations. 

BlizzCon Roundup: All of the Day's Game Trailers!

Nov
08

Day one of BlizzCon was jam-packed full of announcements and reveals, including Blizzard's first new IP in 16 years (holy crap I feel old). Check out new trailers for StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void, the next Hearthstone expansion, and Overwatch, an upcoming team-based multiplayer shooter.

Top 5 Games to Prepare for Dragon Age: Inquisition

Nov
07

Are you shaking in your pajamas with anticipation for Bioware’s latest RPG epic? Good, me too. Play these 5 games while you wait for Dragon Age: Inquisition to come out.

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