A more intimate, personal campaign and a slew of ridiculously robust multiplayer modes make "Gears of War 3" the franchise's strongest entry to date and one of this console generation's signature titles.
Bethesda Softworks took the wraps off of its newest third-party title. No, not "Fallout: New Vegas," but a game from inXile Entertainment called "Hunted: The Demon's Forge." The two-player co-operative dungeon crawler uses Epic's Unreal 3 game engine and looks so much like a fantasy version of "Gears of War" that I'm content to call it "Gears of Warcraft."
Anecdotal evidence that some kids might not want to play the newest "Grand Theft Auto" episode, "The Ballad of Gay Tony," because the word "gay" appears in its title offers a glimpse at how we might keep hate-spewing kids from ruining the online games we love.
A $50 price drop for the Wii goes into effect today. While it's nice to see Nintendo's console tied for the cheapest on the market, it'd be nice to see a bit more stuff thrown inside the box and the company's line of games getting marked down, as well.