Get excited, but not too excited, about the PlayStation 4

Some quick thoughts on Sony's PlayStation 4, which was revealed at a media event Wednesday.

By | February 21st, 2013|1 Comment

Review: Persona 4 Golden hits Japanese RPG sweet spot

Packed with content, Atlus Games' PlayStation Vita remake of role-playing game "Persona 4" is as good as it gets for fans of Japanese-style role-playing games, or anyone looking for a break from the first-person shooter grind.

By | February 1st, 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

Learning to love the PlayStation Vita

A long cross-country road trip and the usual summer new release doldrums have made me fall for a handheld gaming device for the first time ever.

By | September 7th, 2012|1 Comment

Impressions of Vita games

Though the PlayStation Vita is an impressively built piece of technology, the pricey handheld will live and die by the quality of its software. Here's a look at some Vita launch window titles.

By | March 20th, 2012|3 Comments

PlayStation Vita: Initial impressions

Sony's new PlayStation Vita handheld is an impressive piece of technology, but its high price means its initial customer base will be made up primarily of hardcore handheld players.

By | February 29th, 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

E3: Quick thoughts on final day

My last day at E3 included meetings with Warner Bros., D3 Publisher, Namco Bandai, Sony, THQ, Square Enix and 2K Marin.

By | June 11th, 2011|1 Comment

E3: Thoughts on Day 0

On Monday, Sony named and priced its new handheld gaming device, and publishers showed off about a bazillion games. And E3 hasn't even started yet.

By | June 7th, 2011|2 Comments