Monthly Archives: December 2012

1UP’s Favorite Games of 2012: Spec Ops: The Line

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1UP’s Favorite Games of 2012: Dragon’s Dogma

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Reinstall: Shogo: Mobile Armor Division

Nothing cool lasts forever. When Shogo ($ 2.99 on GOG) first landed in 1998, it was in a world where anime was finally making a splash in the West. The likes of Ghost in the Shelland Neon Genesis Evangelion were … Read the rest of this entry

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1UP’s Favorite Games of 2012: Nintendo Land

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IRL: Wacom Bamboo Splash, Triggertrap Mobile and the iPad 3

Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we’re using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment. We’ve got a mixed bag this … Read the rest of this entry

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The Worst Reason to Pay for a Game Which Doesn’t Exist Yet of the Year 2012: Nostalgia

Remember the past? When everyone swanned around wearing ruffs and eating Werther’s Originals? And there was children’s telly. Proper children’s telly, and videogames. Like arcades, but smaller, in your living room going “bleep” and “bloop.” Brilliant, right? Like Gauntlet! I … Read the rest of this entry

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The Mod of the Year 2012: DayZ

If XCOM reminded us of the value of loss in 2012, DayZ was a valuable lesson in hardship. The Arma 2 mod was one of the least-forgiving and most intimidating games of the year. It was a shooter that you … Read the rest of this entry

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Reinstall: The Pandora Directive

San Francisco, 2043. A long-dead killer signs off on the murder of a college girl with an iconic black arrow. Chinese-style puzzle boxes crafted from mysterious metal begin arriving on the doorsteps of seemingly unconnected people. Deep in the jungles … Read the rest of this entry

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1UP’s Favorite Games of 2012: Halo 4

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1UP’s Favorite Games of 2012: Sound Shapes

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