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PAX East 2017: The American Dream’s Take on Gun Culture is a Hilariously Dark Satire [Preview]

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by Sarah LeBoeuf March 17, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Samurai Punk
The American Dream presents a 1950s world where “all of your everyday needs are solved with guns.” It’s a cleaned-up sitcom version of a decade plagued by civil rights unrest and communism hysteria, and guns play a central role in that imagined utopia.

Resident Evil 7 Biohazard Review (PlayStation 4)

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by Luke Brown February 3, 2017 @ 1:05 PM
Capcom
Resident Evil 7 Biohazard may have come about because of some spectacular failures, but manages to show that Capcom still has what it takes to make incredible survival horror experiences.

Batman: Arkham VR Review (PlayStation 4)

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by Luke Brown October 19, 2016 @ 11:36 AM
Rocksteady Studios
Though Rocksteady Studios' Batman: Arkham series has already allowed us to feel how great it is to fight as Batman, Batman: Arkham VR literally puts you inside the cowl for the first time. It's so many dreams come true.

E3 2016: You Can't Escape the Terror of Resident Evil 7 VR

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by Luke Brown June 17, 2016 @ 11:00 AM
Capcom
Virtual reality is supposed to provide an escape from the real world. But what happens when you want to escape virtual reality? Some of the experiences we've had with VR this past week have been tremendous. Resident Evil 7 VR is certainly a kind of experience, but tremendous isn't quite the word we'd use. Terrifying and unsettling are more apt, and its not just because being in a VR headset can be disorienting at times. It's because the horrifying images don't disappear when you look away.

E3 2016: You Can be Vengeance and the Night in Batman Arkham VR

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by Luke Brown June 16, 2016 @ 10:06 AM
Rocksteady Studios
Just about every kid has a dream of one day being a superhero. It's not something that's actually practical, but it's a noble ideal to think you could be saving the world and standing shoulder to shoulder with the likes of Batman. While video games have given us ample opportunities to somewhat play out those fantasies, there's still enough of a disconnect between the real world and the gaming world that it doesn't quite scratch that childhood itch.