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Qore in April: Sorcery, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier, Prototype 2

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012

This month’s episode features one of the most anticipated PlayStation Move titles, previews of two popular sequels, and a retrospective look at the series.

Jesse Blaze Snider wields a wand (aided by the Move controller) in Sorcery. As a young wizard’s apprentice, players easily learn how the wand enables magical game play in a mystical world. Summon fire, ice and magical bolt spells to take down huge ice trolls and evil monsters in this comprehensive preview!

Looks like the next step in modern warfare game play is coming from Ubisoft’s latest installment of the popular futuristic shooter Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. The Qore preview ‘de-cloaks’ the very cool stealth technology and almost infinite combinations of weapons that players can assemble.

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Qore’s March Episode features Starhawk, Raccoon City, Armored Core V and a feature on...

Posted by on Mar 06, 2012

Jesse Blaze Snider kicks off March Qore with a tour of Starhawk. From Austin, Texas, he visits LightBox Interactive to meet with Dylan Jobe, Lars Devore and Josh Sutphin for a fast and furious flight around the world of Starhawk. From jetpacks to the transforming ‘hawks, along with the heavily promoted build and battle system, you definitely want to see this comprehensive extended preview of this May release.

While mechs are definitely part of Starhawk, for the hardcore mech-head, Armored Core V is stomping up with the next installment featuring persistent online war and plasma swords!

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Qore in February: Street Fighter X Tekken, Binary Domain, Birds of Steel, Warp

Posted by on Feb 07, 2012

February’s Qore crosses over, jumps into the future, and flies into the past.

Jesse Blaze Snider starts off with this month’s lead feature by tagging into Street Fighter X Tekken. Capcom’s Seth Killian sits down with Jesse to discover how this wild mashup was first conceived, how the tag team gameplay works, and what’s going on with those “gems.” He also follows Birds of Steel, a game that rolls back the clock to World War II-era dogfighting.

Then, Tiffany Smith jumps into a future-day Tokyo populated by sophisticated robots that have pretty much tossed out Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics in Binary Domain. While the premise might not be that original, the new ‘consequence system’ that judges your command of NPC’s is interesting, as Tiffany discovered with Director Toshihiro Nagoshi. And don’t miss Toshihiro’s pick for his favorite weapon in the game! Tiffany also checks out Warp to preview the plethora of puzzles and crazy teleportation techniques of a cute alien bent on busting out.

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Qore in January: Twisted Metal, PS Vita preview, SSX, Kingdoms of Amalur

Posted by on Jan 10, 2012

We’re still recovering from a massive 2011 year in games. And, now, only 10 days into the new year, Qore‘s looking into 2012 and things are already looking very strong…again.

Jesse Blaze Snider gears up for an extensive ride (and preview) through Twisted Metal. Sweet Tooth and company have lots of new tricks (and weapons) ready to bust out on PS3 and Jesse gets his hands all over them. He also gets his hands on the PS Vita for a sweet preview on how upcoming games are taking advantage of the front and rear touch screens, dual cameras, motion sensors, and cross-platform play.

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Qore’s December Episode features Final Fantasy XIII-2, Soul Calibur V, and The Darkne...

Posted by on Dec 06, 2011

While most of us are using December to catch up on all the huge game releases this holiday season, the December episode of Qore is looking forward to 2012. And, in anticipation of the new year, we’re very excited to kick off a new era for Qore with both a new host and new correspondent. Please welcome Qore’s new host Jesse Blaze Snider and new field correspondent Tiffany Smith.

Jesse jumps right into the giant sequel Final Fantasy XIII-2. With time travel, new fight mechanics, and new characters joining the old cast, XIII-2 expands an already epic storyline.

If you’re into weapon-based fighting (who isn’t?), then you’ll definitely want to check out the Qore preview of Soul Calibur V. Meet old and new characters such as Assassin’s Creed’s very own Ezio Auditore making his fighting game debut. And, check out the ‘create-a-fighter’ tools.

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Qore’s November Episode features Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Assassin’s Creed: Revelat...

Posted by on Nov 01, 2011

November is epic every year. And this November’s episode of Qore’s is huge with 3 epic stories and the reboot of a classic.

Enter the rich fantasy world of Bethsdea’s Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in this month’s lead feature story. The open world environment is re-imagined and gorgeous. Veronica Belmont explores the new character progression and enhanced visuals as she re-experiences going one-on-one with a dragon!

Next, jump into Assassin’s Creed: Revelations. Much has changed with the end of this story arc, Qore discovers why Ubisoft has a playable Altair, how Ezio’s new eagle vision impacts gameplay, and where the series will go from here.

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October’s Qore: Batman: Arkham City, Battlefield 3, Tim Schafer and PlayStation Move

Posted by on Oct 04, 2011

This month’s Qore covers two ginormous titles along with a profile of Double Fine’s creative genius Tim Schafer.

Soaring into the depths of Gotham’s shadows, Qore’s Episode 41 takes us into the world of Batman: Arkham City. Qore’s high definition preview covers the story, environments, improved fighting mechanics plus all the familiar bat-villains.

With fighter jets, awesome vehicles, and authentic weapons, Qore jumps into Battlefield 3 with Dice Executive Producer, Patrick Bach, to preview both the 32 player combat and immersive single player game play.

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Qore in September: Ratchet and Clank, Naughty Dog, the Team ICO, and Neverdead

Posted by on Sep 05, 2011


Qore Episode 40’s lead story provides an in-depth preview of Insomniac’s Ratchet and Clank: All for One. Jump right into this true 4 player experience that features a brand new co-op mode with tons of those crazy weapons we’ve come to expect. Don’t miss the weapons guide gallery to get a peek at all the gear you’ll want to enjoy when the game drops on October 18th.

If you enjoyed Qore’s profile of Ted Price back in July, we hope you’ll also enjoy the quality time Veronica Belmont spent with Naughty Dog creative director Amy Hennig. Qore profiles the career of this industry leader from her beginnings as an artist/animator to how the PS3 system allowed her to realize her vision for the UNCHARTED series.

Qore also checks out Neverdead and subscribers have access to an exclusive ICO and Shadow of the Colossus Collection theme.

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