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Pouring Like an Avalanche Down SSX's First Mountain

The SSX demo landed yesterday, with the full title arriving, at last, on Tuesday, rebooting EA Sports' much-loved snowboarding series. The last SSX release was the Wii-only Blur in 2007; More »


Mass Effect 3 Cover Art Has Decidedly Feminine Side

The Femshep love-fest spreads from trailer to box art, as BioWare's official unboxing of the two-disc Xbox 360 version of Mass Effect 3 reveals reversible cover art for fans of Shepard's female form. More »


I Just Spent a Week With a Very, Very Expensive Gaming PC

Alienware has recently launched a new line of its Aurora desktops, a range of very pretty, very expensive gaming PCs.
And I just spent a week playing video games on one.
The Aurora R4, unlike the mildly surprising X51, sticks firmly to the company's brief of making high performance hardware at a... More »


Taco Bell Blames Vita Contest Debacle on 'Technical Issues,' Enrages Misled Winners

More than a week after informing PlayStation Vita contest winners that their entries were invalid, fast food corporation Taco Bell has told them that it messed up, blaming "technical issues" for the confusion. More »



Mother Nature, The Coldest Real-Time Strategist of Them All

Eufloria HD is a brutal game. Oh sure, it looks to be all pastels and flowers, but beneath its groovy new-wave art-style and bloopy, soothing soundtrack lies a game about life-or-death survival. More »


The 7 Best Games For the PlayStation Vita

The PlayStation Vita is the $250 handheld that either the world desperately needed or needed not at all. It could go either way in this era of rampant cell phone gaming, where many games are played with nary the press of a button or flick of a stick. More »

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