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These Games Were Missing From E3

Now that we’ve had a weekend to recoup from the bright lights and pulsing music of the world’s most elaborate video game marketing circus, it’s time to take a quiet moment to reflect on the games we didn’t get to play at E3 2013. Jade, Samus, Drake — where were you guys?


The Status Of Microsoft And Sony's Next Consoles. Plus: A Whole Bunch Of Other Gaming Secrets.

No topic appeared in the rumour mill this year as much as the coming next-generation consoles from Sony and Microsoft.


Rainbow 6 Developer Talks Terrorism, Call Of Duty, And Moving The Medium Forward

Last week, I headed down to Ubisoft headquarters in San Francisco to get a first look at their upcoming tactical shooter Rainbow 6: Patriots. I posted my impressions of the event earlier today — it looks like a solid evolution of the small-team tactical template set forth in Vegas, but what’s more remarkable is that it at least flirts with being one of the first big-budget action games to deal with terrorism and civilian casualties in a deeper, more meaningful way.


Tactics, Tough Choices In Rainbow 6: Patriots

How far would you go to save a life? To save lives? Would you sacrifice an innocent civilian to save a hundred more? Ubisoft’s recently unveiled tactical shooter Rainbow 6: Patriots aims to tackle those tough (or at least, dramatic) questions.


Is The Recession The Next Big Video Game Bad Guy?

Would you shoot someone responsible for America’s horrible housing market? Would you like to? What if you met his wife and kid first?