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Rogue Legacy

Rogue Legacy

An action-platforming game where characters get only one life. Once it dies, you’ll have to continue on with your earlier character’s child. That child will have its parent’s stats plus a random trait. Some good, some bad. Some fart.

Saints Row IV: July 4th Trailer

Saints Row IV: July 4th Trailer

(NSFW) If this speech doesn’t get you pumped for Saints Row IV, we don’t know what will – except maybe the wanton destruction, explosions, superpowers, aliens and a gun more patriotic than anything in Bioshock Infinite.

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Don’t Starve

Don’t Starve

Klei Entertainment’s Don’t Starve is a survival game for Windows, Mac, Linux & PS4. Craft items and understand how the game’s world works to survive. It looks like Minecraft’s Survival mode but with a goth theme.

SC: Blacklist Spies vs. Mercs

SC: Blacklist Spies vs. Mercs

A look at the Spies vs. Mercs Classic multiplayer mode in Splinter Cell: Blacklist. Spies play in 3rd person and are stealthy but weak. Mercs play in 1st person and are powerful but slow. Live-action trailer here.

Strike Vector (Trailer)

Strike Vector (Trailer)

If you like Hawken or Strike Suit Zero, check out Strike Vector. It’s a multiplayer game where you control high tech customizable fighter planes in 1st or 3rd person across a variety of huge maps. Vote for it on Steam Greenlight.

XCOM Declassified (Gameplay)

XCOM Declassified (Gameplay)

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified shows off its hybrid take on the tactical battles of its predecessor. You’ll need to give move and action orders to your troops in real-time like in Mass Effect. Think fast, commander.

Skyrim Legendary Edition

Skyrim Legendary Edition

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition includes the base game, all three DLCs and new features like mounted combat and the option to level up skills infinitely. It’s also compatible with game saves from the original.

Conan Visits E3

Conan Visits E3

(Gore) Late night show host and Clueless Gamer Conan O’Brien visited this year’s E3 to take a look at the future of videogames. And also to make fun of everyone there. Props to Nintendo and its timeless appeal.

Surgeon Simulator: TF2 Edition

Surgeon Simulator: TF2 Edition

An updated version of the ridiculously difficult Surgeon Simulator 2013, this version puts you in the shoes hands of The Medic as he attempts to put The Heavy back together again. Plus, the game now supports the Oculus Rift.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown (iOS)

XCOM: Enemy Unknown (iOS)

The excellent turn-based tactical strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now out for iOS devices and it is as addictive and in-depth as its PC and console counterparts. Skip to 1:30 in the video for a preview.

SpyParty

SpyParty

In SpyParty, one player is a sniper while the other is a spy. The spy mingles with NPCs, trying to behave like one of them while completing tasks. The sniper has to identify the spy, but he can only guess – i.e. shoot – once.

Humble Bundle (with Android) 6

Humble Bundle (with Android) 6

Looking for more games for your Android device? Check out the latest Humble Bundle, which includes Organ Trail, Stealth Bastard and Frozen Synapse. All DRM-free and with PC, Mac & Linux copies included.

DK Country: Tropical Freeze

DK Country: Tropical Freeze

The mighty beast of platformers is back in an all-new adventure – and this time it’s in high definition. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze lets you play as Donkey, Diddy or Dixie Kong, who each have unique abilities and moves.

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Torchlight for Free

Torchlight for Free

Until 6/20/13, you can get the PC & Mac version of the 2009 action RPG Torchlight from Good Old Games for free, no strings attached. It’s a DRM-free copy too. Check out GOG’s entire Summer sale roster as well.

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z (E3 Trailer)

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z (E3 Trailer)

(NSFW: Language) Created in collaboration with Keiji Inafune, Yaiba is a spinoff of Ninja Gaiden about a ninja who was killed by Ryu Hayabusa. Instead of difficult battles, the game is a fun, zombie-filled hack-and-slash. More here.

Mini Arcade Machines

Mini Arcade Machines
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A UK-based shop makes compact arcade machines that can fit on your desk. The machines come with 15″-19″ LCD screens, retro designed cabinets and can play either arcade and console classics or PC games. Videos here.

AC IV: Black Flag (Gameplay 2)

AC IV: Black Flag (Gameplay 2)

Assassin’s Creed 4 hero Edward Kenway mingles with fellow pirates and townsfolk before getting to his brotherhood’s trademark sneaking, freerunning and stabbing. Then a summer blockbuster movie breaks out.

Destiny (E3 Trailer)

Destiny (E3 Trailer)

The debut gameplay trailer of Bungie’s ambitious online FPS RPG Destiny. Get a glimpse at the different species, locations, abilities, weapons and more that will be in the game.

Gran Turismo 6 (E3 Trailer)

Gran Turismo 6 (E3 Trailer)

Developer Polyphony Digital boasts about the software improvements in Gran Turismo 6. Translation? The game held its own at the forward-looking E3, despite the fact that it’s coming out on the “obsolete” PlayStation 3.

Battlefield 4 (E3 Multiplayer)

Battlefield 4 (E3 Multiplayer)

You’ve seen how intense the single player campaign of Battlefield 4 can be. Now take a look at the game’s multiplayer mode, which will feature massive 64-player battles, destructible environments and a commander mode.

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The Division (E3 Gameplay)

The Division (E3 Gameplay)

The Division for the Xbox One and PS4 is a modern take on MMORPGs. Play as a secret agent in a ravaged New York City and use realistic maps and weapons. Team up, fight and trade with others, even from a mobile device.

PvZ: Garden Warfare (E3 Trailer)

PvZ: Garden Warfare (E3 Trailer)

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is a team-based third-person shooter with both old and new characters based on the most popular tower defense game ever made. Coming first to Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Gameplay here.

Ryse: Son of Rome (Gameplay)

Ryse: Son of Rome (Gameplay)

Perhaps the most impressive Xbox One exclusive in the works, Crytek’s Ryse offers God of War-style hack and slash action, set against the epic visuals of ancient Rome. Certainly the best looking XO game shown to date.

Octodad: Dadliest Catch

Octodad: Dadliest Catch

At E3 2013, we saw some epic blockbuster games and two new consoles. But our favorite game playable on the show floor was this goofy indie, starring a gangly octopus who struggles to perform even the most basic of tasks.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Trailer)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Trailer)

CD Projekt Red caps off its critically-acclaimed series with an ambitious RPG. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will feature an open world with varied and dynamic ecosystems, unique combat and non-linear progression.

Final Fantasy XV (E3 Trailer)

Final Fantasy XV (E3 Trailer)

The game formerly known as Final Fantasy Versus XIII is now called Final Fantasy XV. It now seems to have a more action-oriented gameplay, with a hero that can teleport short distances and switch weapons on the fly.

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