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5 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM


The AI fighters are unrelenting in their quest to turn your face into a smashed melon.

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Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

Things like plot, moral compasses, characters and dialogue are all secondary concerns in Mercenaries 2.

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23 Sep 2008 // 10:00 PM

Dracula: Origin

Dracula: Origin is one of those rare examples of the adventure genre that steadfastly avoids humor as if it will irrevocably damage its credibility.

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STAR WARS: THE FORCE UNLEASHED 2 ½ stars PUBLISHER: LucasArts SYSTEM: Microsoft Xbox 360; also for Sony PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo Wii, DS PRICE: $59.99 ($34.99 to $59.99 for other

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Quest for Glory II: Trial By Fire

This remake is such a precise recreation of the original, right down to all of the scenes looking exactly the same, that there are no real complaints to make.

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18 Sep 2008 // 10:00 PM


Ideally, Spore is more like a bucket of crayons than a copy of Candy Land -- it's a tool for creating, not a game to be won, lost, or even completed.

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Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2

Geometry Wars 2 is the best game and best value available on Xbox Live Arcade.

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The Immortals of Terra

The Immortals of Terra represents the collision of the niche audience of adventure gamers with the niche audience of Perry Rhodan fans.

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This week’s price cuts on the Xbox 360 console are a smart move by Microsoft. Overdue, but smart. In case you missed the announcement, here’

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7 Sep 2008 // 10:00 PM


Roogoo simplifies several puzzle game concepts while adding a variety of challenges to sustain the interest of its players.

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4 Sep 2008 // 10:00 PM

Soul Calibur IV

Soul Calibur IV is a deep, rewarding and -- most importantly -- downright fun fighting game.

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Classic arcade run-and-gun games enjoy a renaissance in console configurations

Early in the Xbox 360’s life, gamers saw a flood of old arcade games released on the fledgling Xbox Live Arcade, and it was good

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28 Aug 2008 // 9:00 PM


The organic, malleable gameplay that Braid offers is refreshing in the context of a game that superficially looks to be a platformer.

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LEGO Indiana Jones

The player gets a special kind of thrill out of living Indiana Jones' iconic scenes through animated minifigs.

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21 Aug 2008 // 9:00 PM

Beijing 2008

Gaming should have evolved a bit over the course of the last twenty four years.

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Enemy Territory: Quake Wars

Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' journey from PCs to consoles was apparently a bumpy one.

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Randy Balma: Municipal Abortionist

The concept of video game design and architecture has been expressed by several academics and yet within it there doesn't seem to be much room for Randy Balma: Municipal Abortionist.

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A look at Kevan Davis' quietly groundbreaking grid and text-based sandbox MMORPG.

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Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People, Episode One: Homestar Ruiner

You control Strong Bad's actions in this very basic point and click game as he tries to win the Race to the End of the Race.

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Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Conspiracy

Bourne seems like the kind of cool action hero that might well easily transition to the role of the protagonist of a video game.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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