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Weighing Wii, Kinect, PlayStation Move

Here’s a look at how Kinect, the PlayStation Move controller and the Wii all stack up against one another this holiday shopping season. Coming tomorrow: a game-oriented gift guide.… Read More »

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.… Read More »

Quick thoughts on hardware of E3

The future of video gaming crystallized this week at the video game industry’s annual E3 trade show, and, not surprisingly, it’s an expensive one. Here’s a quick rundown of new hardware shown off by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony. All three had been previously announced, but this is the first time they’ve all been together in one place, playable by large numbers of people. 3DS steals the show: From a technical standpoint, Nintendo’s latest version of its DS handheld – still… Read More »