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Developer 5th Cell surprised the gaming world with a brand-new third-person shooter concept nearly a year ago, and now their vision is available exclusively on Xbox Live as part of the Xbox Live Summer of Arcade. The digital download costs 1200 Microsoft Points ($15), but does "Hybrid" have enough game life for gamers to pull the trigger for purchase?
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The search for life on Mars continues after NASA successfully threw a touchdown pass from Earth across the stars and onto Martian soil early Monday, ending an extremely complex 36-week flight. The climactic ending to a 352-million-mile journey is profound proof that despite the retirement of the shuttle after its final flight in July 2011, NASA's leadership in space exploration continues to make...Read more »
EA Sports has always claimed that "it's in the game."
Now it's putting its money where its mouth is - Electronic Arts showcased its new face-capturing technology for FIFA 13, part of its best-selling soccer franchise. Inside Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central in New York City, a series of cameras captured the details of the Tottenham Hotspur, a UK soccer club.
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Other comic book heroes have taken over this year, but a friendly neighborhood Spider-Man was the new kid on the block, after a reboot by Marvel Entertainment and Laura Ziskin Productions.
With a fresh start to the series, Activision and video game developer Beenox cast their web at the 2011 New York Comic-Con and captured an audience to promise a more grounded, more realistic approach, giving...Read more »
Mario and Sonic had their Olympic fun but now it's time to see what your inner world-class athlete can really do with Sega's London 2012: The Official Video Game.
There are 46 events spanning from the 3m springboard diving to weightlifting and there is no better way to experience them all than with Kinect for the Xbox 360. And for the first time in an Olympic Games video game, London...Read more »
Thanks to comic books, movies and cartoons, many look to their heroes as those associated with men and women in skintight outfits. Before there was The Avengers, even before there was the United States of America we call our country, there were our founding fathers--the real-life patriots such as George Washington and Benjamin Franklin that helped bring forth one nation divided from tyranny. One...Read more »
Don't call them a clone because this crossover fighting game is not that. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale may draw similarities with its concept to others; however, there is much more to it than its growing cast of some of video gaming's familiar faces.
God of War's Spartan antihero Kratos is no stranger to jumping double-chained blades first into a fight after a successful appearance...Read more »
Kidsday reporter Stephanie Woodburn of Holbrook is Off The Couch, playing her own martial arts comic book video game, Kung Fu High Impact on Kinect for Xbox 360.
Check out the video to see this must-own Kinect game....Read more »
Standing on the rooftop of a building in Arkham City’s industrial district, I listen to the sounds of henchmen as they patrol the snowy streets below. Over my comm unit, the guards complain about the chill in the air and bicker back and forth. Choosing my target, I swoop down and plant two boots firmly into one of the thug’s backs, sending him crashing to the floor. In a flurry of acrobatic kicks...Read more »