Sci-fi
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The essential games that make hard sci-fi playable

The past 15 years of video games have created prescient visions of what lies ahead

Video
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Flow is the secret element that makes parkour games feel good

But there’s more to that feeling than just doing cool stunts

Feature
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2016: The year in games

The big events that shaped an extraordinary 12 months

News
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Mirror’s Edge headlines Xbox Games with Gold for September

September brings four more games to Xbox Live Gold subscribers, and Microsoft has revealed those titles in the trailer above. Watch to see what your Gold membership is getting you next month. C...

Shopping
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Amazon Prime Day deals include recent games, Xbox One bundles

Today marks Amazon's second annual Prime Day, which means if you are a member of the retailer's subscription service, you've got a limited time to pick up some pretty sweet deals. Keep in mind...

Feature
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Where are all the video game moms?

So where are the heroic moms? Game development teams — very often led by middle aged men — are happy to churn out fictional models of brooding, paternal excellence. But they take a very...

Culture
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What Mirror's Edge Catalyst should have learned from Burnout Paradise

How does a game benefit from adding an open world? The latest episode of the Game Makers Toolkit, which you can watch above, digs deep into the design of Mirror's Edge Catalyst and explains why...

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Was it worth bringing Mirror's Edge back from the dead?

You gotta have Faith

E3
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Electronic Arts at E3: A Viewer's Guide

EA still plans the usual hourlong news conference, moving it to Sunday, June 12 from its traditional Monday-before-E3 slot, and most of that will inform what is seen later in the week. Still, it...

News
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Mirror's Edge being adapted for television

Mirror's Edge is on its way to television — Endemol Shine Studios has acquired the rights to adapt Electronic Arts' first-person parkour franchise as a "female-centered action series," reports D...