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Let's unbox the 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4

Swathed in sleek nostalgia, the 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 simultaneously represents Sony's modern ambitions and its off-grey beginnings. It's a promotional item, a physical brand ambassador and a $500 cultural artifact all rolled into one. So, it's the sort of thing that calls for an unboxing...

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Before, the next game from Rust studio Facepunch

After there was Rust and Garry's Mod, there was Before. Before is the next game from Facepunch Studios, the outfit headed by Garry's Mod creator Garry Newman. The game is a 3D, cel-shaded journey through lands before civilization. Facepunch showed off a trailer at tonight's The Game Awards. The ...

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Space shooters Ultratron, Titan Attacks flying to new platforms

Curve Digital will publish two of Puppy Games' arcade-style space shooters on new platforms: Ultratron and Titan Attacks. Ultratron will reach PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Wii U and Vita early next year, and features twin-stick "arena shooter action." As for the Space Invaders-like Titan Attacks, Curve will...

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Bandai taking motorcycles out for a Ride in spring 2015

Bandai Namco reminded us of a universal truth today: Motorcycles are awesome. Hence the reason the publisher announced that Ride, a "complete motorcycle racing simulator," will launch in spring 2015, a good time of year to break out super-cool motorcycles and take them for a spin. The game is in de...

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Resident Evil hits PS4, Xbox One, more on January 20

The re-release of Resident Evil, upgraded for modern consoles, is scheduled to launch digitally in North America on January 20 for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC. It will cost $20. This is the "definitive version" of 2002's Resident Evil, and the Xbox One and PS4 versions will both run at 1...

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PlayStation 20th Anniversary: Our Most Beloved PS1 Games

Twenty years ago this week in Japan, Sony cemented its name in the annals of video game legend with the launch of the original PlayStation. The little gray box would help usher in a new era of gaming, and bring players to worlds that could only be discovered in our wildest dreams. Though there a...

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Cyberpunk bartending for racist corgis, Waifu in VA-11 HALL-A

VA-11 HALL-A is like Papers, Please, but with alcohol instead of immigration papers. Developers at Sukeban Games lovingly call VA-11 HALL-A a "booze-em-up" game. It's set in a post-dystopian, corporate-controlled society where every citizen is infected with nanobots designed to oppress, and law ...

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Y2K: Paranormal elevator death, new RPG systems, no hipsters

Y2K stars Alex, a young man with thick-rimmed glasses, a full beard and a flannel shirt over a nerdy retro tee and jeans. He fights enemies with vinyl records. Need more hipster cred? Developer AckkStudios describes the plot of Y2K as follows: "When an erratically behaving elevator claims the li...

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Step into Alien: Isolation's 'Trauma' center in second DLC

Alien: Isolation's second survivor mode pack is now available to download. Dubbed "Trauma," the add-on introduces Sevastopol's medical officer, Dr. Lingard, as a playable character. Lingard explores three new maps in the game while seeking to destroy her research on the Alien, witnessing the conseq...

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Happy birthday, Nintendo DS

Double digits, Nintendo DS! Little two-screened wonder, the machine that rose Nintendo to the heavens rather than the depths of hell, you turned 10-years-old earlier this month. How far you've taken us, Nintendo DS! As the GameCube floundered back in 2004 and Game Boy Advance was staying afloat tha...

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