Thursday, October 26 2006
Scarface begat Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, which in turn begat...Scarface?
Wednesday, October 25 2006
State of Emergency 2 is without some of the faults of its predecessor, but also without its campy redeeming values.
Sunday, October 15 2006
LocoRoco is designed to either be played quickly or obsessively. There is no in-between, no gratification for cowardly non-committers.
Thursday, October 12 2006
This is the Lego Star Wars game that you have been looking for.
Tuesday, September 26 2006
The Uncanny Valley claims another unwitting victim.
Friday, September 15 2006
Factions has more in common with Counter-Strike and Diablo than it does other MMOs.
Wednesday, September 6 2006
Super Dragon Ball Z is a PlayStation 2 game with coin-op motivation.
Sunday, August 27 2006
Most horror movie subtext is watcher-inferred, but zombies have no problem using themselves to cast obvious blanket statements on society.
Wednesday, August 23 2006
Prey's interpretation of life and death, its major innovation, shuns the game over screen.
Wednesday, August 16 2006
The substance of Stunts and Effects is only as good as the property on which it rests.
Wednesday, August 9 2006
Liberty City Stories isn't the bold new GTA game many fans were hoping for.
Thursday, August 3 2006
This is about breathing new life into a series via an expanded, developed one-player experience.
Monday, July 24 2006
I am not certain what the purpose of the game is. Indeed, I am not certain that this media product can be categorized as a game at all.
Thursday, July 20 2006
While the artwork's alluring and the universe compelling, there's little attempt to introduce the characters or ease off on the pronoun-happy nomenclature.
Tuesday, July 18 2006
While most of its progeny has evolved with the times, Dragon Quest refuses to take even the most necessary baby steps.
Friday, July 14 2006
We are finally getting to the point where controlling the avatar on-screen is actually like taking on the role of the movie's protagonist.
Tuesday, July 11 2006
Gaming is more than just the games. It's a part of the digital lifestyle that more and more of us are embracing each day.
Monday, June 26 2006
Playing New Super Mario Bros. is a lot like shagging an ex: it's satisfying in the moment, but afterwards you realize your effort could have been spent better elsewhere.
Wednesday, June 21 2006
What this game does so well is that it makes you actually feel like a WWII soldier, something that very few games have accomplished.
Wednesday, May 31 2006
The unnamed protagonists seem to be the progeny of an unholy union between zombie slayers Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and comic book hero Scott Pilgrim.