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Brutal Debate: Is Grand Theft Auto V Worth Your Time?

Yesterday’s release of the highly anticipated Grand Theft Auto V trailer has everyone talking, and the virtual Brutal Gamer offices are no exception. Whether they love the GTA series or hate it, everybody has an opinion, and Brutal Gamer has no shortage of lovers and haters. Today we feature the…
Posted 03 Nov 2011 | Editorials, Featured Articles, News | 0 Comments
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Toys? Meet Games

Two great tastes that taste great together? Certainly the new Spyro title, Skylanders, has found that to be true. Can the struggling toy industry find a strange bedfellow in one of it’s chief rivals- videogames?
Posted 02 Nov 2011 | Editorials, Featured Articles | 0 Comments
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The Thrills and Chills of Dead Space 2

Want to be scared while playing a great game this Halloween? Try Dead Space 2.
Posted 30 Oct 2011 | Editorials, Featured Articles | 1 Comment
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Sega Celebrates 20 Years of the Blue Blur

Sonic the Hedgehog has been around for a long time now. In fact, this veteran series is almost as old as such classics as The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Bros.- and this Holiday season Sega is celebrating in a big way.
Posted 26 Oct 2011 | 3DS, Android, Editorials, Featured Articles, News, Nintendo Wii, Preview, PS3, Xbox 360 | 0 Comments
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The Installation Damnation

Hard drive installation on console systems: a blessing or a curse?
Posted 23 Oct 2011 | Editorials, Featured Articles, News | 0 Comments
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Dr. Strainedlove: OR How I Learned to Love Dark Souls

A whole heap of people can’t be wrong right?  After the release of Demon Souls last year the internet was awash with love for the obscure Sony exclusive from FROM Software.
Posted 19 Oct 2011 | Editorials, Featured Articles, News | 2 Comments
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Graphic Novel Gameplay

Now in the wake of the largest New York Comic Con yet, it’s becoming more and more apparent that the worlds of gaming and comic books are getting closer than ever. But does this team-up work? Is there anything to be gained from graphic novels based on games?
Posted 19 Oct 2011 | Editorials, Featured Articles, industry, News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360 | 0 Comments
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The Beta Confusion

The Battlefield 3 beta was released only a few weeks before its release date. Is that really enough time for the developer to address concerns?
Posted 16 Oct 2011 | Editorials, Featured Articles, News, technology | 0 Comments
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Serious Sam 3: BFE Hands-On Preview

Is 2011 the year of misogynist?  Duke’s back, we’ve had one Serious Sam game already and CroTeam are busily making the final changes to Serious Sam 3: BFE.  One thing is for certain, I’d take Serious Sam over Duke pretty much 6 days out of any week.
Posted 13 Oct 2011 | Editorials, Featured Articles, News, PC, Preview | 0 Comments
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Changing the way we pay for games

When I was a kid, there was a certain ritual to buying games. In fact, the process was not unlike an 18th century courtship. First came the introduction, the first pass. Maybe the boxart would catch my eye, or maybe the title would grab my interest. Next, the attempt to…
Posted 12 Oct 2011 | Editorials, Featured Articles, News | 0 Comments
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Welcome Back, Syndicate!

Syndicate is back! And as a huge fan of the original, I couldn’t be happier!
Posted 09 Oct 2011 | Editorials, Featured Articles, News | 0 Comments
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A Difficult Question

The most common choice offered to players upon starting a new game is the difficulty; Easy, normal, hard or some variant are the most frequent options, though “casual” and “insane” often get dropped in depending on the title. The issue of difficulty in games tends to be raised periodically among…
Posted 05 Oct 2011 | Editorials, Featured Articles, News | 1 Comment
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Uncharted 3 & Naughty Dog Developer Session

Much like last year, the only conference I really wanted to get in to at Eurogamer Expo was the Sony one.  Last year it was to oggle the fantastic inFamous 2 from Sucker Punch.  This year I was desperate to see Uncharted 3.
Posted 26 Sep 2011 | Editorials, Expo, industry, Interview, News, PS3 | 0 Comments
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Minecraft: The House that Love (and Griefing) Built

This week I took a fantastic journey to a strange land, and like most of the world’s most eccentric places, I used my computer to get there.
Posted 25 Sep 2011 | Editorials, Featured Articles, News | 2 Comments
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Why Failure Is Nintendo’s Best Option

Last week, Justin wrote about how Nintendo seems to have lost its way in communicating to consumers ["Nintendo 3DS - The Art of Confusing Customers"]. It’s a sentiment I fully agree with. For a company that only a few years ago was at the top of its game, it now…
Posted 21 Sep 2011 | 3DS, Editorials, Featured Articles | 0 Comments
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The Difficult Nature of Children’s Games

When it comes to children’s games, the ESRB rating “E for Everyone” should also mean “E for Easy for Kids to Understand and Play On Their Own.”
Posted 18 Sep 2011 | Editorials, Featured Articles, News | 0 Comments
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