Four in February

Joystiq‘s Mike Suszek is father to an annual gaming challenge taking place in the second month of the year. The challenge, “Four In February” is simple: finish four games this month. The rules are simple: The rules: There are no rules. Seriously, there are no rules. You can pick new games, old games or even titles that you stopped playing that one time during finals week in college because your

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Review

It is difficult to write about a sequel to a game series without at least mentioning those that came before. When Borderlands released in October 2009 it delighted gamers and critics alike who snatched up over 2 million copies by year’s end. The unique blend of first-person shooter mechanics and a loot-driven role-playing story successfully bridged the gap between several genres. Borderlands 2 released three years later in 2012 and took us

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Dark Souls is one of those evergreen titles that continues to be talked about and played years after release. As a veteran of the series who has played since day one, I never cease to take pleasure in seeing new players take the dive into Lordran, overcoming its challenges, and seeing what the game has to offer. After months of cheering him on, my friend Chris Leggett recently finished the game. In

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Intro, setup, and assumptions   We had previously written on Steam’s In-Home Streaming feature as part of the SteamOS, but recently Steam opened up a limited Windows beta for the streaming service. I was excited when I received the email inviting me to the beta, as I had two Windows machines I really wanted to test this on – my custom-built desktop and a laptop connected to my TV: Custom-built

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