Review: Borderlands 2 improves on original in nearly every way

"Borderlands 2" improves on its predecessor in virtually every way, but developer Gearbox Software has a few things it can tidy up for the inevitable sequel.

By | October 5th, 2012|0 Comments

Review: Dead Island a toad prince

You'll find a lot to love in Techland's zombie-filled fusion of open-world role-playing game and visceral, first-person slaughterfest, provided you can overlook its numerous warts.

By | September 22nd, 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 I played (June 27-July 3)

Here’s a look at what games I’ve been playing, ranked roughly from most-played to least-played.

By | July 5th, 2011|0 Comments

What to play this weekend (May 13-15)

The PlayStation Network came up Saturday evening/early Sunday, depending on where you live. So have at it! If you're not catching up with old favorites, here's what else is looking good for this weekend.

By | May 14th, 2011|0 Comments

What to play this weekend (Jan. 28-30)

Anyone who's watched TV this month can tell you that this week is for playing "Dead Space 2," which your mom hates, apparently. (Ugh.) If you're alienated by the "Dead Space 2" ad campaign, or just don't like games that try to scare the pants off you, Take-Two Interactive, parent company of Rockstar Games and 2K Games, has put a whole bunch of its downloadable games and add-ons on sale on Xbox Live.

By | January 29th, 2011|2 Comments

A 2009 game I didn’t appreciate until 2010

When I first fired up "Borderlands" by myself, I didn't get it. It wasn't until a friend of mine urged me to play it online with him that things really clicked.

By | January 21st, 2011|0 Comments

What to play this weekend (Oct. 1-3)

It's officially fall, with "Dead Rising 2," "FIFA Soccer 11," "Wii Party" and a new "Guitar Hero" headlining this week's new releases.

By | October 2nd, 2010|0 Comments

What I’ve been playing, mega catch-up edition

Here's a look at what I've been playing over the past month or so, along with quick thoughts on each title.

By | September 26th, 2010|0 Comments

What I played last week (July 25-31)

With the summer lull officially on, it's a great time to head to the Old West and catch up on Rockstar Games' "Red Dead Redemption." It's too bad it's so buggy, though.

By | August 1st, 2010|0 Comments