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The next 'Need for Speed' won't arrive until 2017

Electronic Arts and developer Ghost Games released the 22nd installment in the storied Need for Speed franchise last November. Since that time, the two have been pumping out free content that includes new features like manual transmissions (how was this…

Star Wars Battlefront closed alpha now taking applications

Star Wars: Battlefront is a series many gamers hold dear to their hearts. Memories of battling the Rebels on Hoth and Bespin stir deep emotions. Crushing the Separatists through expert maneuvers on Naboo is an experience I'll not soon forget,…

Nintendo just hired Bowser as its new VP of sales

Doug Bowser is the new vice president of sales at Nintendo, the company has confirmed. Also confirmed, Doug has no relation to King Koopa or anyone else from the Nintendo mythos. The aptly named Bowser will play a key role…

Battlefield Hardline Benchmarked, Performance Review

Battlefield Hardline showed superb graphics and smooth gameplay when we benchmarked it during last month's week-long public beta, and while the good news was that the game could be played on fairly modest hardware, it didn't quite display Battlefield 4's wow-factor. Developed by Visceral Games, the retail version Hardline is now available and we are back to rerun all the beta tests along with others to see how the frame rates have changed from beta to retail.