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This Tool Will Help You Figure Out Your Favorite Game

Popular walkthrough website is holding a best game ever poll, which prompted someone online to create a tool to help video game fans figure out they're personal favorite game of all time.

It's a time-consuming endeavor (I stopped doing it at about 30% in order to write up this story) but it's an interesting, often difficult exercise in selecting your favorite games. You can head here to try it yourself. Basically, it takes all 128 games featured on GameFAQs best game ever poll, and pits each one against one another asking you to select your preference. Sometimes (based on your personal preference) the winner is easy, sometimes it's a much more difficult selection. Obviously, not every game is featured on the list, but I bet many, if not all of your favorites, are.

According to its creator, the sorter can take between 127 and 448 "battles" in order to select one final favorite, which is why it has the potential to take some time. I had done about 200 "battles" and was only at about 30%, but fully plan on completing the survey to see which game comes out on top. I'm curious to see if it will differ from my typical favorite game of all time answer, which has been The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time since the first time I beat Ganon with the Master Sword.

Let us know your personal results below.

[Source:, via Polygon] – The Feed

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25 Fallout 4 Tips To Help You Conquer The Commonwealth

Hello, fellow Vault dweller! Whether you have already toured through the remnants of Capital Wasteland and the New California Republic or you’re a greenhorn venturing into the irradiated ruins for the first time, these tips will boost your chances for survival and even give you a leg up on the dangerous encounters you’re bound to find yourself in.

Explore, Explore, Explore
The critical path isn’t everything in Fallout 4. In fact, the game is most enjoyable when you forget about your lengthy list of quests and simply venture into the great unknown, taking in the sights and investigating those new markers showing up on your compass. 

Hack Smart
Players are given four tries to hack a computer terminal. If you fail out, you have to wait a handful of seconds before attempting again. If you’re on your fourth attempt and still don’t have a lead on cracking the code, we recommend simply backing out and starting over to avoid temporarily locking yourself out.

Don’t Wear Power Armor While Exploring
The power armor is a great boon in combat scenarios, but the fusion cores needed to operate it aren’t abundant. Rather than waste that precious energy walking across the Commonwealth, we recommend exploring without it and retrieving the power armor only when you know you are walking into a combat-centric scenario.

Light Things Up
Exploring a dingy raider hideout? Don’t forget that your PIP Boy doubles as a flashlight – hold in the Circle or B button to shine some light on your environment. If you can’t stand the sickly green glow, you can change the color of your PIP Boy in the display settings of the option menu, which in turn changes the color of your flashlight. Select a white hue with a tint of yellow, and it will be indistinguishable from a normal flashlight.

Dress For The Occasion
Before you go into town or engage in some in-mission dialogue, change into a more charismatic outfit. No one wants to flirt or offer a bargain to a guy dressed in gross raider armor, so always carry clothes and accessories that offer charisma bonuses. Changing into the debonair threads may give you the personality boost you needed to trend the conversations in the direction you intend them to go.

Talk To Everyone
Expect to run into a lot of strange and interesting people during your time in the Commonwealth. While some are there for simple entertainment, you never know who is going to throw a quest your way, so it pays to play the role of politician and try to meet as many people as you can as you move through a settlement or city. 

Hoard Everything
Television shows like Hoarders give viewers a glimpse into the tortured psyches of people who just can’t let go of possessions, but Fallout 4 makes us think these people may just be living in the wrong era. In the Wasteland, everything offers value for crafting weapons, armor, and structures in your settlements. Even innocuous items like aluminum cans yield critical resources you can use to build better scopes for your rifles. Before venturing away from a settlement, dump all non-essential gear so you have more room for gathering whatever odds and ends you come across.

Don’t Bother Selling Guns And Armor
The Commonwealth economy seems to devalue weapons. Don’t expect to fetch good rates for common gear; in fact, once you have the Scrapper perk, it’s more worthwhile to break down weapons for rare components like circuitry, nuclear material, and copper than it is to earn a couple extra bottlecaps in trade. Even if you don’t have the Scrapper perk yet, we recommend stashing your unwanted weapons at a settlement so you can harvest the materials later.

Get Hacking And Lockpicking Perks Early
Nothing in Fallout 4 is more annoying than clearing out an abandoned facility of feral ghouls, then stumbling upon a safe or terminal that requires a higher-level skill to pick or hack. With hundreds of unexplored buildings still littering your map, what are the chances you’ll remember to come back to this location? That’s why we recommend leveling your lockpicking and hacking skills as soon as you can.  

The Gun Nut Perk Is Another Great Investment
When you first venture out of Vault 111, you aren’t going to be coming across the stronger weaponry any time soon. But with the Gun Nut perk, you can give the dime-a-dozen raider guns decent damage and accuracy boosts by improving the barrels, stocks, scopes, etc.

Plan Ahead When Picking Perks
You can’t unlock every perk in one playthrough, so we recommend charting out your long-term plans early on to make sure you don’t get locked out of that end-game ability you want to see in action.

Read on to learn more about companions, V.A.T.S., and settlement building. – The Feed

Don Bluth Goes To Kickstarter To Help Fund A Dragon’s Lair Animated Film

Animator and director Don Bluth, known in the video game world for creating Dragon's Lair, recently began a Kickstarter campaign to create a film based on the iconic game.

Bluth and producing partner Gary Goldman (who was not affiliated with the game, but worked with Bluth on a number of his animated films) are hoping to raise $ 550,000 to create a teaser of sorts that can then be shopped to financiers to eventually create a full-length film.

Bluth has had plenty of success in the world of animated film with movies like The Land Before Time, The Secret of Nimh, and many others. Currently, the Kickstarter campaign has raised $ 76,000 of its $ 550,000 goal with 28 days to go.

We recently took a look back at Dragon's Lair when the game was re-released on Xbox 360, and unfortunately, it has not aged well. It still looks great today, but the gameplay is a relic of the past. You can read our most recent review of the game here.

[Source: Kickstarter]


Our Take
This sounds like a great idea, and it does beg the question – why doesn't this already exist? There was a very strong window for a movie adaptation when the game released and that may have passed. If it makes it the Kickstarter finish line, however, I would love to see the finished product. It certainly has potential. – The Feed

Help Create Just Cause 3′s Launch Trailer

Just Cause 3 is all about making your own mayhem, and publisher Square Enix and developer Avalanche Studios is also calling on fans to use their imagination to help create the game's launch trailer – and win a $ 5,000 prize package.

Gamers must create their own one- to two-minute trailer for the game using a provided online Creative Kit or by themselves. The entries will be judged in three categories: Best Action, Humor, and Audio, and from these categories an overall winner – whose trailer will become the game's official launch trailer – will be chosen. There will also be plenty of prizes to go around for the best entries.

For more on the rules and details of the contest, head over to the official site.

Just Cause 3 comes out on December 1 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Check out our hands-on with the game for more info. Also be sure to click the banner below for features from our cover story.

[Source: Square Enix]


Our Take
Apart from wisely getting the community involved, it'll be interesting to see if the winner creates something a bit different from the normal run-of-the-mill launch trailers we've become used to – The Feed

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Destiny: The Taken King Launch Trailer Teases Story With The Help Of Led Zeppelin

Destiny: The Taken King is still a little over two weeks away from launch, but Activision is already sending out the launch trailer. In the trailer, we get some new looks at characters like Oryx, Cayde, Eris, and the Awoken Queen Mara Sov, along with some impressive outer space battle sequences.

Check out the trailer below, and share your theories about what you see in the comments below. For more on Destiny: The Taken King, don’t miss out on our now complete hub of cover story-related interviews, articles, and analysis.

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