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 [...]
Ubisoft's "Rayman Origins" feels like a game that was sent out to die at retail. Released the same week as "Saints Row: The Third," "Halo: Anniversary" and Ubi's own "Assassin's Creed: Revelations," and just four days after "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim," the side-scrolling, two-dimensional platform-jumping game had [...]
The August lull is a great time for catching up on all those games you swore you were gonna play after you finished some of those other games. A quick look at four titles from my backlog. This is a longer version that what appears in Friday's Press Democrat and includes "Transformers: Dark of the Moon."
A new game for the Nintendo Wii features San Francisco 49ers Hall of Famer Jerry Rice playing quarterback for a team full of canines. Here's a look at the game as well as other unexpected or dubious endorsements by professional athletes.
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.
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."
With the exception of off-road racing title "Dirt 3," it's a pretty slow week.
The big release this week is "L.A. Noire," but if you're playing on PC, you can't overlook "The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings."