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Gaming & Culture
Check out our late-spring list of PC, console and handheld video games to keep an eye on.
Poker devotees will soon be able to skip the smoky casino and legally gamble their dollars away on the couch – at least in the state of Nevada.
Vocabulary.com could actually make speaking well cool again.
The first reviews of Ouya’s $100 game console are in, and they’re pretty ugly. But this is not an issue specific to Ouya.
Kotaku’s Jason Schreier has an interesting-but-sad look at Doom 4, a game that doesn’t seem anywhere close to completion after five years of development.
Something funny’s going on with Sony’s PlayStation Vita handheld.
Valve continues to talk openly about its Steam Box game console without really talking about it.
Ouya is set to become a rare case among well-funded Kickstarter projects by actually launching on time.
Dead Space 3 is pretty to look at, delivers the requisite number of thrills, and stays mostly interesting from the first hour to the 20th. But it’s also a reminder of the gloomy business that surrounds this wonderful pastime.
We don’t know nearly enough about Destiny, the next big shooter from Bungie, to say whether it will live up to the hype. But at the very least, I want to believe.
Mass Effect, Dead Space, BioShock, Borderlands, Fallout 3 — if you’ve played any of these modern shooters, you’ve felt the influence of System Shock 2. Now, you can actually play it.