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  • 'Minecraft' 1.5 Update Guide

    ‘Minecraft’ 1.5 Update Guide

    The latest ‘Minecraft’ update brings new track types, statistics, achievements, weather and much more to our block worlds. Find out what’s new here!

    by John Jacques | 4 years ago

  • Top Ten Worst 'Mortal Kombat' Fatalities

    Top Ten Worst ‘Mortal Kombat’ Fatalities

    While Mortal Kombat Fatalities usually manage to shock and sometimes disgust players, sometimes they fail to do so, or even to impress at all. Here are the top ten worst fatalities of the series.

    by C.J. Smillie | 4 years ago

  • Mortal Kombat

    ‘Mortal Kombat’ Review

    Does the newest installment in the ‘Mortal Kombat’ series manage to harken back to its roots as promised? Read our review to find out.

    by Ryan Blanchard | 4 years ago

  • 5 Things to Expect From Nintendo's New Console

    Top 5 Things to Expect From Nintendo’s New Console

    Don’t know what to expect from Nintendo’s rumored follow up to the Wii? We’ve looked at the rumors and to determine what you can expect from Nintendo’s upcoming video game console.

    by Riley Little | 4 years ago

  • 10 Most Awesome Mortal Kombat Characters

    10 Most Awesome Mortal Kombat Characters

    In honor of Mortal Kombat returning to its roots in NetherRealm Studio’s upcoming ‘Mortal Kombat’ title, we count down the 10 most awesome characters from the original MK trilogy.

    by Ben Kendrick | 4 years ago

  • New HD Nintendo Console Confirmed

    New HD Nintendo Console Confirmed!

    Multiple sources have confirmed that Nintendo will showcase their new HD console at E3 2011 and that they’re currently presenting it to publishers to get them developing games for its 2012 launch.

    by Rob Keyes | 4 years ago

  • Top 10 Best Mortal Kombat Fatalities

    Top 10 Best Mortal Kombat Fatalities

    Out of all the bloodiest, goriest, downright nastiest fatalities to ever appear in a Mortal Kombat game, which ones were the best of the best? We count down the top ten Mortal Kombat fatalities.

    by C.J. Smillie | 4 years ago

  • Will Dragon Age 2 Reception Affect Mass Effect 3?

    Could ‘Dragon Age 2′ Complaints Bring Changes To ‘Mass Effect 3′?

    Fan reaction to ‘Dragon Age 2′ has been mixed, so what are the chances of BioWare taking those complaints to heart? Could changes be made to ‘Mass Effect 3′ to make amends?

    by Andrew Dyce | 4 years ago

  • The State of the Shooter: A Plea for 'Battlefield 3'

    The State of the Shooter: A Plea for ‘Battlefield 3′

    The current state of shooters has been defined by the success of the ‘Call of Duty’ series. ‘Battlefield 3′ aims to attain the crown of online shooters, but will it succeed?

    by Trung Bui | 4 years ago

  • Mass Effect 3 Characters & Story

    Mass Effect 3 Character & Story Hints

    Early details from an upcoming Mass Effect 3 preview reveal some of the characters and story elements in Mass Effect 3. I hope you chose wisely in the first two games.

    by Rob Keyes | 4 years ago

  • Gears of War 3 Champions

    Game Rant Wins ‘Gears of War 3′ Beta Tournament

    Epic Games and Xbox Canada hosted an exclusive ‘Gears of War 3′ preview event involving an intense 8-team TDM tournament.

    by Rob Keyes | 4 years ago

  • 5 Imminent Video Game Announcements

    5 Imminent Video Game Sequel Announcements

    In an awfully crowded year of video game sequels, we look at five major unannounced franchise titles that should become official soon.

    by Rob Keyes | 4 years ago

  • SOCOM 4 Beta Impressions

    ‘SOCOM 4′ Beta Impressions

    Does the ‘SOCOM 4′ multiplayer beta signal a return to form for the series, or does it cater too much to today’s multiplayer gamer? Read our impressions to find out.

    by Anthony Taormina | 4 years ago

  • 'Minecraft 1.4' Update Guide

    ‘Minecraft 1.4′ Update Guide

    Wolves, cookies and April Fools abound in the new 1.4 Update for ‘Minecraft,’ and we’ve compiled everything you need to know into one handy guide.

    by John Jacques | 4 years ago

  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution: Interview

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution: Interview With Jonathan Jacques-Belletête

    In a one-on-one interview, Jonathan Jacques-Belletête, the Art Director of ‘Deus Ex: Human Revolution,’ provides an in-depth look at Eidos Montreal’s upcoming RPG.

    by Jason Weissman | 4 years ago

  • Mass Effect 2: Arrival

    ‘Mass Effect 2: Arrival’ Review

    The ‘Arrival’ is finally upon us, marking a goodbye to ‘Mass Effect 2′ and setting the stage for ‘Mass Effect 3,’ but is this welcome party for the Reapers worth crashing?

    by Dominic Licorish | 4 years ago

  • Nintendo 3DS: What Do You Think?

    Nintendo 3DS: What Do You Think?

    The Nintendo 3DS is now available everywhere. Did you pick one up? If so or if not, tell us why and share your thoughts on the console and its games.

    by Rob Keyes | 4 years ago

  • Portal 2: Interview With Valve Writer Erik Wolpaw

    Portal 2: Interview With Valve Writer Erik Wolpaw

    We recently met with Valve writer, Erik Wolpaw, to ask him about the new characters of ‘Portal 2′ and whether the sequel will have any connection to a future ‘Half-Life’ title.

    by Jason Weissman | 4 years ago

  • Need for Speed 'Shift 2: Unleashed' Hands-On Preview

    Need for Speed ‘Shift 2: Unleashed’ Hands-On Preview

    Have you got a Need for Speed? ‘Shift 2: Unleashed’ is here to quench that thirst and scratch that itch. Read on for more hands-on details.

    by Phillipe Bosher | 4 years ago

  • Are RPGs Evolving or Dying?

    Skyrim, Dragon Age 2, Mass Effect 3: Are RPGs Evolving or Dying?

    With the biggest RPG franchises getting more and more ‘streamlined’ and user-friendly, we have to wonder – does the genre have any hope of surviving?

    by Andrew Dyce | 4 years ago

  • Five Things to Expect From ‘Pokemon’ On The 3DS

    Five Things to Expect From ‘Pokemon’ On The 3DS

    With the Nintendo 3DS only a few weeks away, we speculate about what Pokemon will be like on the new handheld. Check out our list of five things to expect from ‘Pokemon 3DS.’

    by Riley Little | 4 years ago

  • Fight Night Champion

    ‘Fight Night Champion’ Review

    EA Sports looks to score a knockout with ‘Fight Night Champion.’ Does the newest installment in this popular series deliver? Find out in our review.

    by Jason Weissman | 4 years ago

  • PAX East: Deus Ex: Human Revolution Demo Preview

    PAX East: Deus Ex: Human Revolution Demo Preview

    Eidos Montreal publicly shows off new gameplay footage of ‘Deus Ex: Human Revolution’ at PAX East. Click here to see what was shown.

    by Jason Weissman | 4 years ago

  • PAX East 2011: Battlefield 3 Impressions

    PAX East 2011: Battlefield 3 Impressions

    We sat down with DICE at PAX East to see a full 30 minutes of gameplay taken directly out of the single player campaign of the hotly-anticipated title, ‘Battlefield 3.’

    by Steve Pendlebury | 4 years ago

  • PAX East: 'LA Noire' Is The Most Mature Rockstar Game Yet

    PAX East Preview: ‘LA Noire’ The Most Mature Rockstar Game Yet

    Rockstar Games gave us an opportunity to check out their 1940s detective story, ‘LA Noire’ – proving the oft-celebrated developer is set to wow gamers with a worthy follow-up to ‘Red Dead Redemption.’

    by Ben Kendrick | 4 years ago

  • PAX East: 'The Gunstringer' Hands-On Preview

    PAX East: ‘The Gunstringer’ Hands-On Preview

    Many Xbox 360 fans are looking to Twisted Pixel’s ‘The Gunstringer’ to unleash the power of Kinect in the shooter genre. We put an early build of the game to the test at PAX East.

    by Ben Kendrick | 4 years ago

  • PAX East: Portal 2 Story Footage Impressions

    PAX East: Portal 2 Story Footage Impressions

    Valve showed off new ‘Portal 2′ footage at PAX East this weekend – including new details on Wheatley the personality sphere and Cave Johnson, the CEO and founder of Aperture Science.

    by Ben Kendrick | 4 years ago

  • PlayStation Plus Cloud Save Impressions

    PlayStation Plus Cloud Save Impressions

    The future has arrived, PlayStation Plus members can now backup and access save data through the PSN cloud. Is the service a must-have console feature or just a cool gimmick?

    by Ben Kendrick | 4 years ago

  • 'Red Faction: Armageddon' Interview

    ‘Red Faction: Armageddon’ Interview With Volition’s Eric Barker

    We recently had the chance to sit down with Eric Barker, Technical Director at Volition, and ask him all about ‘Red Faction: Armageddon.’

    by Phillipe Bosher | 4 years ago

  • Pokemon Black and White

    Pokemon Black and White Review

    After months of waiting, ‘Pokemon Black’ and ‘White’ have finally hit store shelves! Do the latest Pokemon games live up to expectations? Read our review to find out.

    by Riley Little | 4 years ago

  • 'Mortal Kombat' Hands-On

    GDC 2011: ‘Mortal Kombat’ Hands-On

    At GDC 2011, Game Rant went hands on with the latest ‘Mortal Kombat’ build, playing with characters like Kano and Baraka, and experiencing the Challenge Tower.

    by Christian Spicer | 4 years ago

  • GDC 2011: Mass Effect 3 Gameplay Designer Interview

    GDC 2011: Interview With Mass Effect 3 Gameplay Designer Christina Norman

    Game Rant interviews BioWare’s Christina Norman, the lead gameplay designer for ‘Mass Effect 2′ as we discuss the design philosophy of the series and ‘Mass Effect 3′ details.

    by Trung Bui | 4 years ago

  • Nathan Camarillo Talks Crysis 2

    GDC 2011: Crysis 2 Interview With Nathan Camarillo

    We caught up with Nathan Camarillo, executive producer for ‘Crysis 2′ at GDC 2011 in San Francisco, and discuss the development of ‘Crysis 2,’ how it will stand in the shooter market, and how diverse the gameplay is.

    by Trung Bui | 4 years ago

  • 'Kid Icarus: Uprising' Hands-On

    GDC 2011: ‘Kid Icarus: Uprising’ Hands-On

    At GDC 2011, Game Rant got to spend some hands-on time with ‘Kid Icarus Uprising.’ Keep reading for our impressions and thoughts on the Nintendo 3DS control scheme.

    by Christian Spicer | 4 years ago

  • Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D' Hands-On

    GDC 2011: ‘Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D’ Hands-On

    At GDC 2011, Game Rant got to spend some hands-on time with ‘Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D,’ one of two ‘Resident Evil’ games coming to the Nintendo 3DS.

    by Trung Bui | 4 years ago

  • What Makes a Great Game?

    What Makes a Great Game: Story vs. Gameplay

    What makes a game? Is it the gameplay or the story? GDC presentations made by David Cage and Satoru Iwata provide a backdrop for an interesting discussion.

    by Christian Spicer | 4 years ago

  • Brink Hands-On Preview

    ‘Brink’ Hands-On Preview

    We go hands-on with ‘Brink,’ the upcoming first person shooter (with parkour elements) from Splash Damage, to test out their SMART (Smooth Movement Across Random Terrain) system.

    by Ben Kendrick | 4 years ago

  • Killzone 3

    ‘Killzone 3′ Review

    ‘Killzone 3′ promised to fix many of the problems gamers had with its predecessor, but in doing so, did it create new issues? Read Game Rant’s review to find out!

    by Anthony Taormina | 4 years ago

  • Bulletstorm

    Bulletstorm Review

    Bulletstorm is an outrageous first-person shooter with wise-cracking comic action. But is Epic Games’ latest title a fresh approach to the genre or a monotonous FPS with only a few gimmicks?

    by Riley Little | 4 years ago

  • 'Batman: Arkham City' Details

    ‘Batman: Arkham City’ Details From Eyes-On Demo

    ‘Batman: Arkham City’ was being presented at the Microsoft Press Event and Game Rant brings you all the new information and details for the Dark Knight’s next videogame adventure.

    by Trung Bui | 4 years ago

  • 'Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim' Trailer Breakdown

    ‘Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim’ Trailer Analysis & Questions

    There were more than a few hopes and suspicions confirmed or refuted by ‘Skyrim’s’ latest gameplay trailer, so we break down a few that mattered most to us and pose some new questions.

    by Andrew Dyce | 4 years ago

  • Sony's War With GeoHot: The Good, The Bad and The Hilarious

    Sony’s War With GeoHot: The Good, The Bad and The Hilarious

    Sony’s legal war with George Hotz has been raging for some time now, and compiled here is a general account of some of the most important events to transpire so far.

    by Sebastian Gaweda | 4 years ago

  • Crysis 2 Hands-On (in 3D)

    ‘Crysis 2′ Hands-On Impressions (in 3D)

    We go hands on and in 3D with ‘Crysis 2′ at the 2011 Microsoft Gaming Event, for an early experience with the campaign. Read on for our thoughts.

    by Trung Bui | 4 years ago

  • Gears of War 3 Hands-On

    ‘Gears of War 3′ Hands-On, New Screens & Interview

    We go hands-on with the ‘Gears of War 3′ multiplayer beta and chat with Executive Producer Rod Fergusson. To sum it up; blood, guts, bullets and chainsaws in a whole new way.

    by Trung Bui | 4 years ago

  • 'Minecraft 1.3' Update Guide

    ‘Minecraft 1.3′ Update Guide

    With 4 new blocks, 2 new craftable items and a new rendering engine, the Minecraft Beta 1.3 update brings a lot to the table. Here’s a guide to help you figure out what’s new and what’s changed.

    by John Jacques | 4 years ago

  • North America Nintendo 3DS Launch Titles

    North American Nintendo 3DS Launch Lineup Detailed

    Nintendo has detailed the full lineup of 18 titles for the North American 3DS launch. Read on for the complete list, and new trailers for some of the games!

    by Jeff Schille | 4 years ago

  • 10 Classic Console Games Begging For Sequels

    10 Classic Console Games Begging For Proper Sequels

    Some video game franchises are oversaturated with titles, yet other series never seem to have enough. Check out our list of 10 older console games that desperately need a sequel.

    by J.C. Reeves | 4 years ago

  • Marvel vs. Capcom 3's 10 Missing Characters

    10 Characters We Wish Were In Marvel vs. Capcom 3

    Game Rant has come up with 10 characters that we feel are missing from the Marvel vs Capcom 3 roster. Check them out and share your omissions.

    by Donald McDowell | 4 years ago

  • OXM's Upcoming Game Reveal - All Possibilities

    OXM’s New Game Reveal: Which One Will It Be?

    OXM’s editor revealed that the identity of their upcoming unveiling was guessed by fans. We put together a list of every single guess and discuss which ones could be gracing the cover of OXM in the near future.

    by Andrew Dyce | 4 years ago

  • Welcome to Game Rant 3.0

    Welcome to Game Rant 3.0

    We’ve launched our new and improved site design with faster load times and a sleeker layout. Come in and check out Game Rant 3.0. Be sure to share your thoughts!

    by Rob Keyes | 4 years ago

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

    Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Officially Announced

    After months of speculation, confirmation and deliberation, the Xperia Play has finally been officially announced by Sony and will be available for purchase as early as March.

    by Jacob Siegal | 4 years ago

  • Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Alternate Costumes of Every Marvel Character

    Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Alternate Costumes of Every Marvel Character

    Check out all of the alternate costumes in our complete character guide for the Marvel side of ‘Marvel vs. Capcom 3.’ Surprisingly, a lot of thought, and fan-service, was put into the color variants.

    by C.J. Smillie | 4 years ago

  • Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Best or Most Disappointing Game of 2011

    Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim: Best or Most Disappointing Game of 2011

    After the success of ‘Oblivion’ and ‘Fallout 3,’ Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is one of the most anticipated games of 2011 – but here’s a cautionary tale for anyone who thinks Bethesda can do no wrong.

    by Jacob Siegal | 4 years ago

  • Top 5 3DS Games That Haven’t Been Announced

    Top 5 3DS Games That Haven’t Been Announced

    Want to know what games will eventually be coming out for the Nintendo 3DS that haven’t been officially announced yet? Read on to see!

    by Riley Little | 4 years ago

  • 3D Gaming is Doomed to Fail

    3D Gaming is Doomed to Fail

    Sony and Nintendo have invested heavily in 3D as the future of gaming. Will their efforts be in vain?

    by Jason Weissman | 4 years ago

  • Nintendo 3DS Hands-On: Experiencing Glasses-less 3D with Glasses

    Nintendo 3DS Hands-On: Glasses-less 3D with Glasses

    The Nintendo 3DS boasts ’3D without glasses’ – however, some of us wear glasses as a necessity. Will those of us with naturally poor eyesight miss out on the ‘full 3D effect’?

    by Phillipe Bosher | 4 years ago

  • After ‘Dead Space 2′: What’s In Store For The Future?

    After ‘Dead Space 2′: What’s In Store For The Future?

    In celebration of the release of ‘Dead Space 2,’ Game Rant examines some of the storyline possibilities for future ‘Dead Space’ titles.

    by Anthony Taormina | 4 years ago

  • Battlefield 3

    Official Battlefield 3 Teaser Trailer

    Electronic Arts and DICE unveil ‘Battlefield 3′ to the world with its first teaser trailer and new game details. Can this beat out the next ‘Call of Duty’ title?

    by Rob Keyes | 4 years ago

  • ‘Marvel vs Capcom 3′ & ‘Street Fighter 4 3D’ Hands On

    ‘Marvel vs Capcom 3′ & ‘Street Fighter 4 3D’ Hands On

    Game Rant went hands on with ‘Marvel vs. Capcom 3′ and ‘Super Street Fighter 4 3D Edition’ at a Capcom Fight Club event in Los Angeles. Keep reading for the details!

    by Christian Spicer | 4 years ago

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - First Strike

    ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops – First Strike’ Review

    ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops’ is sure to see a surge in players on Xbox Live with the release of the ‘First Strike’ map pack, but is it worth the 1200 MS Points? Read Game Rant’s review to find out!

    by Anthony Taormina | 4 years ago