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

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 to play, mega-catchup edition

Have you heard? There's a new "Halo" game out. Also, Sony launches its Wii-style motion controller Move, and San Rafael-based Telltale Games is selling its episodic "Tales of Monkey Island" for just $5 this weekend, in honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day.

By | September 19th, 2010|0 Comments

Gaming’s next Quantum Leap?

A common thread between the worlds of "Dead Rising" and 20-year-old TV show "Quantum Leap" has me wondering when gaming will get its "If on a Winter's Night a Traveler."

By | September 10th, 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

E3 Wednesday: 2,144 words about 14 games

If you felt cheated and robbed my quick-and-dirty recap of Tuesday at E3, go pee, wash your hands and make yourself a snack. Here's an exhaustive accounting of nearly everything I saw and did on Wednesday at the video game industry's annual confab in L.A. I'll be posting more detailed stuff on a lot of these games in the days and weeks to come, but I wanted to get this out there while it's still fresh in my mind.

By | June 17th, 2010|1 Comment