The bite-sized "Alan Wake's American Nightmare" is a noble experiment in how to extend a franchise.
Sometime after the PlayStation Network comes back up, we'll get a chance to try out Lexis Numerique's upcoming survival horror game "Amy," about a woman who has to stay near a little girl or take drugs to avoid turning into a zombie.
Last week, I named "BioShock 2" my 2010 Game of the Year. "Mass Effect 2" leads a compelling crop of runners-up.
A look at titles worth picking up for whatever types of gamers might be on your holiday shopping list.
The first downloadable installment for Remedy Entertainment's "Alan Wake" picks up where the story left off, but expands upon some new gameplay ideas to keep things interesting. Because "The Signal" is set after the end of the retail disc, this review contains some spoilers for those who haven't finished the main game.
By breaking up games like Remedy Entertainment's "Alan Wake" into smaller, lower-priced episodes, video game publishers might succeed in roping in more players who don't have time to play a 20-hour game in one swoop.
All right, there's been a lot of good stuff in the past two weeks, so I'll just cut to the chase. I hit a lot of the major releases here, but I'll still mention 'em here briefly. "Super Mario Galaxy 2" (rated E, $50 on Wii, due out Sunday), "Red [...]