The video sharing capabilities of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will help users connect via social media more than ever before. According to Facebook's partner engineer Colin Creitz, people are "interested in seeing great gaming moments. I think that sharing these clips makes gaming more fun, and makes people better at the games that they play."
Deputy features editor Matt Leone tracks the humble origins of Media Molecule's paper-filled PlayStation Vita title, Tearaway, from its inception to completion.
Although repetitive and occasionally glitchy, reviewer Chris Plante found Zoo Tycoon to be a charming a sweet title with heart: "I never wanted to stop playing — even when my colleagues demanded we use the console for one of the bigger launch titles."
Reviewer Danielle Riendeau praised Dead Rising 3 for its open-world possibilities, but was unimpressed by its difficulty spikes, control issues and stereotype-filled plot. Although "there's a very good game lurking inside of Dead Rising 3 ... it feels a little unsteady on its feet."
Crimson Dragon is a "total misfire," falling short in terms of visuals, controls and off-kilter systems. "Crimson Dragon manages to take riding on a sweet flying dragon and make it a bland, frustrating slog," reviewer Justin McElroy wrote. "In my book, that's about as unforgivable as sins come."
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