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When a Good Cause Gets Tainted
This June was an important month for Nintendo. Prior to them winning the hearts of gamers across the globe at E3, they were in some hot water over a game that came out just a few days before. That game, Tomodachi Life, became the center of a world of drama that was not only ... [read more]
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Titanfall Review
It's safe to say that Titanfall is the first highly-anticipated next gen (or should I say current gen) game for 2014.Developed by Respawn Entertainment, Titanfall received some huge hype at E3, and it was well deserved. Although the game is not perfect, it's heading in the r... [read more]
Conception II Review
I can honestly say that Conception II would be an incredibly awkward game to try and describe to anyone who doesn’t watch anime or play RPGs. In fact, if someone could find a socially acceptable way to describe a game where you impregnate girl’s souls using your “star ... [read more]
Outlast: Whistleblower Review
Outlast became one of my favorite survival horror games and I gave it a 9 in my review. The game, however, left me wanting for more jump scares and thus I was naturally excited to quickly dive into its story related DLC, Whistleblower. ... [read more]

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San Japan 7: Everything You Wanted to Know About Video Games Panel
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Horsing Around: Mounted Combat in Skyrim 1.6 Update
Posted on May 24, 2012 by Paige Carlson

Bethseda Game Studios recently announced a new addition to their popular action-roleplaying game, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. In the latest update, not only have the developers fixed various bugs such as the bow damages that were being calculated incorrectly, but they have also added mounted combat. Players can now use melee weapons as well as ranged combat from horseback.

Very much like their previous additions, such as the Kinect Support and the kill cameras, this new update is completely free. For those who are on the PC version, simply opt into the latest Steam Beta Update to get the added feature right now. However, developers are not sure when the feature will be released for other platforms. Bethseda has also confirmed that they are still working on the first add-on for Skyrim titled Dawnguard, as well as free updates and mods. 

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