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10 Non-Horror Games That Suddenly Become Terrifying

Oct
31

Some games are downright scary, and in the years following Amnesia, horror games have found themselves in a renaissance of sorts. Other games, however, seem perfectly safe for non-horror fans, until they go from normal game to pants-shitting terror in the span of five minutes.

8 Happy Game Endings That Are Actually Really Depressing

Oct
30

Sad endings in games can be really tricky. After all, you as the player are the protagonist, so it's natural to want everything to go right for your character. Because of that, for a long time, games tended to stay clear of overtly depressing endings, for fear of alienating players who were invested in seeing their characters win in the end. Some games however, despite how happy their ending seemed, were actually hiding some pretty depressing stories.

Destiny's First Expansion Pack is Adding a Higher Level Cap, New Missions, More Gear

Oct
29

Activision has revealed what the first full-on Destiny expansion will bring. It's called The Dark Below, and will include new story missions involving the Hive, a higher level cap, and of course, more gear to collect.

The Super Circuitcast! 10/29/14! Surprisingly Spooky Games! [Podcast]

Oct
28

Have you ever been playing through a totally normal game, when suddenly - bam! Something spooky happens? Well we have, and we talk about it right here on the Super Circuitcast!

Watch: 10 Obscure Facts About Destiny

Oct
28

Did you know that in Destiny, your Ghost can open non-mission doors? Or that you can see your own ship entering the Tower hangar if you're quick enough? Or that the Hive Wizards are actually ladies?

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10 Games That Spent the Longest Time in Development

Oct
27

Delayed games are pretty commonplace, and can happen for any number of reasons. Sometimes game-breaking bugs crop up late in development, maybe the team is having trouble adjusting to new hardware, or maybe the studio simply wants to change the timing of the release for commercial reasons. In any case, most times it just means we'll have to wait a few months longer to get our hands on the game... unlike these ten games, which left fans waiting for a half a decade or more.

The Super Circuitcast! 10/22/14! Abandoned Games! [Podcast]

Oct
21

This week, Matt, Moo, Ryan, Sean, and Jen discuss abandoned games - that is to say, games that we started and never finished. Why does this happen? Which games did we give up on? Will Moo make inappropriate jokes? Probably, but tune in to find out for sure!

In This Game, You Play as Bread (No, Seriously)

Oct
20

Normally, I'd write a game like this off as yet another attempt to cash-in on the wave of "joke" simulator games, but this one is by the guys who did Surgeon Simulator, so pre-order, obviously.

The 9 Scariest Horror Games of 2014 So Far

Oct
18

Shinji Mikami, the guy who brought us the original Resident Evil, is returning to horror games later this month with The Evil Within. If you can't wait that long to get your horror fix on though, we've got 9 games to keep you up at night while you wait.

10 Ways to Get Your Game on at MCM London 2014

Oct
16

MCM London Comic Con approaches! The comic con so good that they have it twice a year. There are plenty of happenings to engage your gamer mind, from game expos to a League of Legends tournament. If you plan on attending please accept these humble suggestions for events not to miss.

The Super Circuitcast! 10/15/14! 100 Episodes, 100 Games [Podcast]

Oct
15

Woah! It's episode number 100 for the Super Circuitcast, and in celebration, the whole crew (Matt, Sean, Ryan, Rami, Jen, and Moo) get together to give super quick reviews of 100 games that have come out over the last 100 episodes of the show. Join us for an hour-long escapade into insanity!

The Super Circuitcast! 10/08/14! Drinking and Video Games! [Podcast]

Oct
07

Do you like drinking and play video games? Do you like drinking in video games? Do you like playing drinking games? Well good news, because this week, Matt, Ryan, Moo, Rami, and Sean discuss the connections between alcohol and gaming! Grab a nice cold one, and listen in. 

Call of Duty: Here's What Items the Mountain Dew and Doritos Codes Will Give You

Oct
07

Mountain Dew and Doritos have partnered with Activision for the release of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, because of course they have. They'll be bundling code cards for exclusive in-game items with select varieties of soda and chips, which will let you show off just how dedicated you are to crisp, refreshing hyper-caffeinated sugar water, and vaguely cheese flavored potato flakes.

This Guy Plays Dark Souls 2 with a Guitar Better than I Can with a Controller

Oct
06

I... I don't even.  This somehow tops the guy who played Counter-Strike with a racing wheel, and that's saying something.

Destiny's Iron Banner Crucible Event Explained: How to Earn the New Gear

Oct
06

As the Queen's Wrath event draws to a close tonight, it's time to turn our attention to the next Destiny event: The Iron Banner. The Iron Banner is a one-week Crucible event that's taking the kid gloves off for PvP, removing all of the level balancing and allowing Guardians to compete with all of their abilities and upgraded stats.

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