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The Tech Deck archive for Nov. 2014

THURSDAY, NOV. 27, 2014

Tackling the Vault of Glass in 'Destiny'

Title: Destiny Genre: First-person “persistent online shooter” Platform Reviewed On: Playstation 4 Developer: Bungie Publisher: Activision Release Date: Sept. 9, 2014 I entered the Vault of Glass this weekend. And I did not survive. Playing the only Raid currently available for Destiny is a lot...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 26, 2014

MONDAY, NOV. 24, 2014

'Strider': Classic platforming made new

Title: Strider Platform reviewed on: Playstation 4 (Digital-only, $14.99, also available on PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Developer: Double Helix Games Publisher: Capcom Release Date: Feb. 18, 2014 The last several years have seen a renaissance in the 2-D, action platformer genre. Updates to once-proud...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 19, 2014

MONDAY, NOV. 17, 2014

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare brings more of the same 

Title: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Platform reviewed on: Playstation 4 Developer: Sledgehammer Games Publisher: Activision Release Date: Nov. 4, 2014 It would be difficult to overstate the influence the first-person shooter genre has had on gaming. While competitive gamers traditionally flock to fighters, the...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 14, 2014

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 12, 2014

Is 'Advanced Warfare' really advanced?

Title: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Platform reviewed on: Playstation 4 Developer: Sledgehammer Games Publisher: Activision Release Date: Nov. 4, 2014 Perhaps the most divisive franchise in gaming today is the Call of Duty franchise, which went from a trailblazing squad-based shooting experience in World...

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MONDAY, NOV. 10, 2014

Back when sports and arcade collided

With photorealistic graphics, sports video games in the current generation have sought to simulate, hyper-realistically, the action on the field. Gamers are asked to ooh and aah over the sweat dripping from Kevin Durant's nose in NBA2K, the weekly tweaks to stats and abilities for...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 5, 2014


Will 'GTAV' be worth the extra cash on next-gen?

Editor's note: This post focuses on games that have been rated "M" for Mature by the Electronic Software Ratings Board (ESRB). The links and videos contained below include violence and some graphic language. In September, a fleeting post to Rockstar Games' official website left fans...

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