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    HTC Desire Eye Review: Selfies go high-res

    Smartphone selfies are fun to take, but they’re lacking in one key area: image quality. You see, while, the rear cameras on smartphones have improved significantly over the years, front-facing cameras haven’t; they’ve been stuck in the 2-megapixel realm for what feels like forever. The HTC Desire Eye changes all that. It’s one of the […]

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    Sony a7II First Impressions + Sample Photos

    Sony took the camera world by storm last year with the full-frame a7. While DSLR elephants like Canon and Nikon were busy cranking out incremental updates to their mirrored cameras, Sony decided to trot down the mirrorless road. The bet paid off handsomely. The a7 and its a7R and a7S siblings have received tons of […]

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    Transformers: Age of Extinction – IMAX Review

    WARNING: Spoilers ahead! Transformers is back with director Michael Bay bringing his excessive use of CGI and explosions along with it. Transformers: Age of Extinction is the fourth movie in the franchise and takes place four years after Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Out is the whiny, screaming Shia LaBeouf who played the leading role […]

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    THIEF Review (PS4)

    I’ve been looking forward to Thief since 2009, back when it was revealed as Thief 4. I went into Thief with an open mind. I really did, but what I ended up playing was the opposite of what I was expecting. From the start, Thief is somewhat of a mess, and a lesson on why […]

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    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is Actually Pretty Good (IMAX Review)

      Last year’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey opened to mixed reviews from both critics and fans. Many viewers felt the movie’s plot simply moved too slowly. Thankfully, Peter Jackson redeems himself in its sequel, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. SPOILER WARNING Desolation of Smaug picks up where An Unexpected Journey ends. Bilbo Baggins […]

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    A Guide to the Xbox One’s Launch Games

    It has been 2 weeks since the Xbox One launched, and we have been busy playing games ever since. One thing is for sure, the Xbox One launch title line up is quite diverse. To that effect, it includes everything from uber realistic Forza 5, to the wacky digital download game LocoCycle. Read on for […]

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    A Guide to the PlayStation 4’s Launch Titles

    The next-generation of consoles are officially here. Seven years after Sony launched its PlayStation 3, we now have the sleek, powerful and incredibly social PlayStation 4. Unlike the PS3 that was designed to become the ultimate living entertainment hub, the PS4 is a return to a focus on gaming. From the ground up, the PS4 […]

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    Ryse: Son of Rome Review

    There are two standout Xbox One launch titles that showcase what next-gen graphics should look like out of the gate. The first game is Forza 5 and the second game is Ryse: Son of Rome. But graphics aren’t everything. Elements such as gameplay, replay value and innovation matter too. Does Crytek’s Ryse: Son of Rome […]

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    Killzone: Shadow Fall Showcases the PS4’s Technical Power – Review

    Microsoft has Halo and Sony has Killzone. Fans of either franchise will of course argue that one is better than the other, but that’s besides the point. Both first person shooter franchises have released sequel after sequel over the course of the last two console generations, and they’re bringing the same warring to the new […]

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    Skylanders Swap Force Review

    Nobody saw Skylanders coming. In 2011, I (and my of my adult buddies) wrote off Activision’s Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventures as another kiddie game. The game took Spyro, a beloved mascot from the glorious PS1 days and turned him into toy figurine. The Skylanders concept is simple: chip-embedded toy figurines are placed on a plastic “portal”. […]

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    Disney Infinity Review

    Let’s get this right out of the way: Disney Infinity is nothing like Skylanders, Activision’s hit figurine-video game, despite the shared idea of toy figurines. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, you can either lower or higher our expectations. Developed by Avalanche Software, Infinity is all about bringing your favorite Disney characters […]

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    OUYA Review: Can An Android Console Really Work?

    Having raked in over $8.5 million dollars in Kickstarter funding, the OUYA is the poster boy for a new wave of Android-based consoles. Seriously, there are a handful of game consoles powered by Android on the horizon from companies such as GameStick and Mad Catz. Can the OUYA, a micro-console built from mobile guts, carve […]

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    Injustice: Gods Among Us Review – PS3

    Developed by NetherRealm Studios, the team behind 2011’s Mortal Kombat reboot, Injustice: Gods Among Us sounds like a DC fan’s wet dream come true. What could be more exciting than seeing Batman fighting an alternate dimension version of himself? Or Wonder Woman taking on Bane? Or Lex Luthor in an armored suit picking off The […]