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

E3 preview: Dead Island hands-on

"Dead Island's" 5-minute E3 demo doesn't live up to its initial, emotionally engaging trailer, but its visceral combat and battles with flesh-eating zombies in the harsh tropical sun show plenty of promise.

By | June 21st, 2011|2 Comments

What to play this weekend (June 10-12)

Publishers largely sat back during E3 week, with "Infamous 2" being the lone must-play release.

By | June 12th, 2011|0 Comments

Preview: Downloadable ‘Amy’ aims to scare

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.

By | May 12th, 2011|0 Comments

Rounding out top 10 games of 2010

Last week, I named "BioShock 2" my 2010 Game of the Year. "Mass Effect 2" leads a compelling crop of runners-up.

By | January 20th, 2011|0 Comments

Dead Rising 2 and deadlines

By featuring journalists as prominent characters and requiring players to meet strict deadlines or face the consequences, the "Dead Rising" games appeal directly to this blogger's professional interests.

By | November 12th, 2010|2 Comments

Dead Rising 2 review

"Dead Rising 2" is an incisive critique of the brutality of modern entertainment, but it's not above letting its players beat zombies to death with sex toys.

By | November 11th, 2010|4 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

Dead Rising 2 Case Zero review

The $5, downloadable "Case Zero" prequel gives gamers a taste of what's to come when "Dead Rising 2" releases Sept. 28, but deviates from the traditional "demo" formula in a refreshing, inventive way.

By | September 8th, 2010|4 Comments

Xbox 360 games I saw and played at X10

A brief rundown of what I saw and played Thursday. I'll be covering each game in greater detail later, but wanted to let you all know what's coming.

By | February 12th, 2010|0 Comments