Review: Resident Evil Revelations successfully merges new, old

“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.

By | June 7th, 2013|0 Comments

A guide to shopping for the gamer on your list

A look at some under-the-radar games that might make great gifts for the video gamer on your holiday shopping list.

By | December 7th, 2012|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | January 16th, 2012|0 Comments

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.

By | December 11th, 2011|0 Comments

What I played (Aug. 8-21)

The Summer of Japanese Strangeness (TM) comes to an end, and I start working through my backlog.

By | August 22nd, 2011|1 Comment

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.

By | August 7th, 2011|0 Comments

Games of the half-year

The year's half over, and "Bulletstorm" unexpectedly stands tall as my game of the half-year.

By | July 6th, 2011|5 Comments

What to play this weekend (July 1-4)

It's another slow week for new games, but "World of Warcraft" has gone free-to-play up to level 20, and there are sales everywhere.

By | July 3rd, 2011|3 Comments

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.

By | June 18th, 2011|0 Comments

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."

By | June 13th, 2011|0 Comments