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What I played this week (June 27-July 3)

Every week, I recap what I've been playing and offer some quick thoughts. Unfortunately, the embargo on "Crackdown 2" until 6 a.m. Monday prevents much discussion of the game that dominated my days off.

By | July 3rd, 2010|0 Comments

What I played last week (June 20-26)

Before you read my recap of last week, get over to Steam before their sale on downloadable PC games ends.

By | June 28th, 2010|0 Comments

What I played this week (May 30-June 5)

"Super Mario Galaxy 2" continued to rule my life this week, but I found time for a few other games, too.

By | June 5th, 2010|0 Comments

What I’ve been playing (May 23-29)

"Super Mario Galaxy 2," the biggest game of the year on the Wii, is taking up the bulk of my time, but I still managed to squeeze in some other offerings.

By | May 30th, 2010|5 Comments

Say goodbye to paper manuals

Ubisoft is the first major game publisher to ditch paper manuals for its console titles. Expect others to follow suit.

By | April 21st, 2010|5 Comments

What you should’ve played last weekend (March 26-28)

I've fallen a bit behind on these, as there've been a fair number of new releases and I've found myself working weekends. Let's get caught up, shall we? Nintendo DSi XL ($190): Nintendo's latest handheld, in stores Sunday, is simply a bigger version of the last one. If you eyed [...]

By | March 31st, 2010|0 Comments

What you should have been playing this weekend (March 5-7)

"Battlefield: Bad Company 2" (rated M, $60 on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, $50 on PC): Like its closest competitor, "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2," this game features a single-player campaign but is really all about the online multiplayer. The main things this game offers over its rival are [...]

By | March 8th, 2010|1 Comment

What to play this weekend (Feb. 26-28)

It's a great week to own a PS3 or a Wii, as "Heavy Rain" and "Endless Ocean: Blue World" should both appeal to casual, adult gamers.

By | February 27th, 2010|0 Comments

What you should have been playing (Feb. 19-21)

I've been a busy lad in the newsroom over the past few days, so rather than a "what to play this weekend" post, you're getting a "what you should have been playing" post. So if you haven't been rocking "Aliens vs. Predator" multiplayer or eating delicious pie in "The Misadventures [...]

By | February 22nd, 2010|0 Comments

Impressions: Facebook, Twitter on game consoles

A quick look at how Twitter holds up on the Xbox 360, and at how Facebook works on both the 360 and PS3.

By | November 20th, 2009|2 Comments