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Review: 'Spec-Ops: The Line'

"Spec-Ops: The Line" was released in North America

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If you’re looking for another military shooter to hold you over, you might be in for a bit of a surprise. On the surface, "Spec Ops" seems like just another action-packed terrorist hunt in the desert, but there’s more to see and play here than you might expect.

In "Spec Ops: The Line", players take on the role of Captain Martin Walker, the leader of an elite delta squad...

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Don't run, fly in 'Hybrid' on Xbox Live

"Hybrid" was developed by 5th Cell and is

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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?

The new approach "Hybrid"...

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'Mass Effect 3' launches

"Mass Effect 3" launch trailer

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War for Earth has begun, and gamers who've been gearing up for the climactic battle can finally answer the call to arms against the Reapers. "Mass Effect 3" has become one of the most anticipated releases of the calendar year.

Longtime fans will continue their journey based upon their choices made in previous games. New recruits won't feel left out either, as Bioware states that...

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Resident Evil 6 trailer, story, character details released

Screenshot from Resident Evil 6, the latest installment

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Resident Evil 6 is set to hit shelves in November. While we're still a long way off from the much anticipated release, Capcom released screenshots and details that should hold over even the most rabid fans of the survival horror franchise.

Story

The game takes place 10 years after the Raccoon City incident. The president of the United States has decided to reveal the truth behind the...

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Trailer: Ghost Recon Future Soldier

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

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Check out this explosive trailer for the highly anticipated Ghost Recon Future Soldier. Ubisoft's futuristic take on the series pits The Ghosts against an ultranationalist force that has invaded Russia and its neighboring countries. The game will feature single-player, multi-player, and up to four-player co-op modes....

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Review: 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3' stays the course

Gameplay shot of "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

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Activision announced that more than 6.5 million copies of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 were sold in 24 hours – making it one of the largest entertainment title launches in history. A commercial success by any measure, but here’s the skinny on Modern Warfare 3 for gamers still on the fence.

Modern Warfare 3 doesn’t sport much originality. For fans of the franchise, that’s probably a good...

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'The Darkness II' demo impresses with gory fun

The Darkness 2 screenshot.

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The Darkness is back. In part deux of the franchise, Jackie Estacado is still fighting against “The Darkness," a supernatural force that possessed him.  It's given him great power, but it also brought with it chaos and destruction.

Based on the supernatural horror comic book created by Top Cow Productions, The Darkness II is a first-person shooter combined with elements of action...

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Gears of War 3 gives fans a satisfying conclusion

Gameplay shot in Gears of War 3.

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Gears of War 3 is just as much fun as you expected it to be. For longtime fans, Gears 3 is the satisfying conclusion to one of the most popular series on the Xbox 360, and one that has spawned book series, comics, toys and even board games.

The game follows Marcus Fenix and the other members of Delta Squad as they search for Marcus’ missing father. The human government on the planet...

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Battlefield 3 multiplayer impresses, graphics fall short

A screen from Battlefield 3, in stores October

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EA games held its annual Hot for the Holidays show July 19 at the Edison Ballroom in Manhattan. The company's major holiday games were on display, and the news media had the opportunity to get their hands on some of the year's hottest titles.

The highly anticipated Battlefield 3 was one of the most popular titles at the show, and for good reason. EA has worked hard to improve upon the...

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Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Teaser

Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Teaser

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Capcom has launched its first look at the next installment of Resident Evil, Operation Racoon City. This new version is said to be a team multiplayer third-person team-based shooter. Will it live up to the awesomeness that was Resident Evil 5? We have yet to see. More details as we recieve them, but for now enjoy the teaser.

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