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.
As it stumbles and lurches, “Lollipop Chainsaw” frequently comes close to being gaming’s equivalent of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” — a fun, campy celebration of butt-kicking femininity that reveres rather than leers. But Juliet’s girl power is undermined by the way secondary characters relate to her.
CD Projekt's role-playing epic is one of few M-rated games that actually feels "mature."
"Mass Effect 3's" ending, while unspectacular, isn't worth freaking out about.
The bite-sized "Alan Wake's American Nightmare" is a noble experiment in how to extend a franchise.
Early in “Final Fantasy XIII-2,” Square Enix’s time-travel-infused, role-playing game from Japan, a character expresses envy of the game’s era-hopping heroes, saying she’d like nothing more than to find a comfy point in history and just settle down and start a life there. In a way, that’s what [...]
If you’ve played anything more complex than “Angry Birds” in the past few years, chances are you’ve watched at least a few amateur gaming-related videos on YouTube. From trailers and guides explaining how to get past tricky spots to “machinima” series that pair game footage with added voice-overs [...]
Sometimes, trying out the classics isn't all it's cracked up to be.