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Hack, slash, and kick it old-school with a free copy of Legend of Grimrock [Giveaway]

There’s been quite a kerfuffle as of late around Almost Human’s Legend of Grimrock, the traditional grid-based dungeon crawler that’s coming to Steam and GOG.com this April. Truth be told, we’re stoked to try out the ga...
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Dota 2 Diary: How to learn a hero in two hours

Water: essential I’ve played 183 hours of Dota 2. Some of you will be saying “Whoa dude, that’s time you could have spent making a mean batch of marmalade.” Others will be saying “Rofl, l2play noob.” But Dota 2′s ...
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The International Grand Finals

Today we play the Grand Finals to decide who will win the Aegis and be crowned Champions. It is ViCi Gaming vs Newbee. At the end of Phase 2 (group stage) there could not have been two teams further apart. VG had dominat...
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Warface trailer showcases classes and massive mech suits

A free to play team shooter built in CryEngine 3 is actually a pretty exciting prospect, even before you factor in the giant mechs. If Warface is fast and accessible enough it could beat Call of Duty a its own game, providing a...
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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gets Arms Race mode and Aztec

The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive beta keeps getting bigger. The latest patch has added a new Arms Race mode playable on Shoots and Baggage. In Arms Race, every player starts with the same weapon, and gains a new one with ev...
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Today’s other news: Left 4 Dead 3 could happen, no one’s working on Borderlands 3

On the list today is word from Valve’s Chet Faliszek that he’d like to make Left 4 Dead 3, word from Gearbox’s Randy Pitchford that the focus remains on Borderlands 2, and – surprise – another example of Gearbox-brand...
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Reinstall: Quake

I’m in The House of Chthon, the narrowest and most lava-filled level in Quake. It’s a one-on-one deathmatch, and my opponent—[FU]Frost—is trying to rocket-jump up to my position on the second level. I spam grenades, lea...
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Green Man Gaming community’s game of the year revealed

Ah, the end of the year… That time when we can all reflect on the horrendous errors of judgement we’ve made since the last time we promised to never drink again. A time for the wearing of jumpers, the watching of classic mo...
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Interview: XCOM Lead Designer on the response to Slingshot DLC, death and loss in games

While Firaxis’ Jake Solomon and I were talking about the addition of The Second Wave to XCOM: Enemy Unknown, our conversation shifted to the game’s poorly-received first paid DLC, Slingshot. From there, he also reflected on...
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