Rather than improve upon what worked in “Dead Island,” the studio has apparently spent the past year and a half taking the meat of the first game, porting it over to a new, similar setting and grafting on a handful of new features, at least one of which feels half-broken.
For players well-versed in modern video games, "BioShock Infinite" is a creative tour de force. But its outstanding story is occasionally undermined by trappings common to first-person shooters.
As an expansion of the fiction of the "Dead Space" universe, filled with markers and ruthlessly fast, killing-machine zombies, "Dead Space 3" succeeds markedly. But it falters in a number of other areas.
Some quick thoughts on Sony's PlayStation 4, which was revealed at a media event Wednesday.
Packed with content, Atlus Games' PlayStation Vita remake of role-playing game "Persona 4" is as good as it gets for fans of Japanese-style role-playing games, or anyone looking for a break from the first-person shooter grind.
Arkane's "Dishonored's" open-ended gameplay helps make it my favorite game from 2012.
The Wii U is the shiny new video game console on the market, but you needn't be in a rush to own one.
A look at some under-the-radar games that might make great gifts for the video gamer on your holiday shopping list.
New developer 343 Industries handles Bungie Studios' signature franchise with care, successfully juggling innovation with the need not to change too much.
"Borderlands 2" improves on its predecessor in virtually every way, but developer Gearbox Software has a few things it can tidy up for the inevitable sequel.