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2011 holiday gift guide, extended remix

A much longer version of the holiday gift guide that recently ran in The Press Democrat features plenty of suggestions for all sorts of gamers.… Read More »

What to play this weekend (Sept. 24-26)

It’s a big week on the PC with “Civilization V” and the collector’s edition of “Final Fantasy XIV.” If you own “Sin & Punishment: Star Successor” on the Wii, Nintendo and Twin Galaxies are running a cool high-score contest.… Read More »

Split/Second hands on, impressions

My first appointment at GDC today, even before I picked up my press credentials, was a visit with the folks at Disney Interactive Studios, where I saw racing game “Split/Second” and family party/mystery game “Guilty Party.” I’ll post my thoughts on “Guilty Party” in a bit, but “Split/Second,” due out in May, was the perfect antidote to Tuesday, in which I spent virtually the entire day driving from Portland to San Francisco via the straight, always boring I-5 and I-505.… Read More »