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Shooters Rule At E3

By Joseph Luster

If a single word could succinctly sum up this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo—aka E3, which took place from June 7-9—it would be SHOOTERS. Read more

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August 2011 Military Games

By Joseph Luster

Could SOCOM 4 have been released at a worse time? Probably not. The latest in Sony’s exclusive line of tactical third-person shooters had the misfortune of coming out right around the time of Playstation Network’s notorious shut-down at the hands of hacker community “Anonymous,” rendering its chief feature, online play, utterly useless. Read more

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The Korean Occupation of America

By Joseph Luster

War landing on U.S. soil is one of the ultimate worst case scenarios, and as such it’s perfect for the kind of game developer Kaos Studios has whipped up in Homefront. Read more

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Coming To Your Console This Summer

By Joseph Luster

There are strategy games, and there are strategy games. You know what I mean when I get all italicized like that; I’m talking about the difference between simply sending units out across a grid-based map to do battle, and actually getting the player involved in the diplomacy of war. Read more

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Panzer Corps

By Joseph Luster

If everything goes the way developer the Lordz Games Studio is hoping, then this year will be host to something really special for fans of strategy games. Read more

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IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover

By Joseph Luster

The last game in 1C’s IL-2 Sturmovik series, Birds of Prey, was a real treat in 2009, as illustrated in our own head-to-head clash with Heroes Over Europe (both titles published by Ubisoft). Read more

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Three Games For Budding Tacticians

By Joseph Luster

There may not be a lot of big names in the modern warfare game coming out over the remainder of 2010 and the first few months of 2011, but that doesn’t mean that WWII-based titles are completely off the radar. Read more

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Heavy Fire: Special Operations

By Joseph Luster

Developer Teyon’s downloadable Heavy Fire: Special Operations offers a potentially promising mixture of elements that have fused together seamlessly in the past. Read more

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World War II Through The Window Of E3 2010

By Joseph Luster

Though recent years have seen a bit of a back-and-forth with the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles—big changes transformed the convention into a smaller, more exclusive event, only to completely rebound—things are more or less back to normal. Read more

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Army of Two: The 40th Day

By Joseph Luster

In the not too distant past of 2008, Army of Two introduced us all to a world of private military contractors, putting the player behind the slightly horrific steel masks of Elliot Salem and Tyson Rios. Read more

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Rewriting History the Wolfenstein Way

By Joseph Luster

Creative minds have been coming up with ways to mess with the events of World War II for some time, well before Quentin Tarantino took us through a reality warp and rearranged Hitler’s face with Inglourious Basterds. Read more