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Review: Resident Evil Revelations successfully merges new, old

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“Resident Evil: Revelations,” originally released last year for Nintendo’s 3DS, attempted to take the series back to its roots by marrying survival horror elements from the earlier games with the action-oriented gameplay of recent installments. Fans responded positively, and it seemed only fair that console gamers be treated to the same experience, but now with a few layers of polish.… Read More »

Calendar full of promising games

Blogger’s note: This list of upcoming games I’m looking forward to appeared recently in The Press Democrat, but I held it back for publication so that I could add a few more titles I didn’t have room for in print. Now that every video game company has cleared the decks of new titles to get ahead of Christmas, gamers are catching up on three months’ worth of stellar games. But that doesn’t mean we can’t pause between sessions of “Skyrim”… Read More »

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 (Aug. 5-7)

Nexon’s free-to-play MMO is in open beta and set to launch in a few days. Also worth a look from recent weeks, “Catherine,” “Bastion” and “Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet,” among others.… Read More »

What to play this weekend (June 17-19)

With “Duke Nukem Forever,” “Alice: Madness Returns” and “Child of Eden” all hitting this week, we’re getting three sequels to games that are more than 9 years old. I’m only recommending two of those sequels, however.… Read More »

What I played (May 16-June 12)

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, but nonreview games I’ve managed to sneak in include “Outland” and “Dragon Quest IX.” I’ve also been spending time with old favorites “Bulletstorm” and “Portal 2.”… Read More »