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Video games worth giving

A look at titles worth picking up for whatever types of gamers might be on your holiday shopping list.… Read More »

Guilty Party review: Clue for the Wii set

Since the Wii launched almost four years ago, the console’s owners have been treated to a seemingly endless parade of mediocre family games with the words “family,” “party,” “play” and “fun” in the title. Disney’s “Guilty Party,” which grafts simple motion-based minigames onto a structure reminiscent of the board game “Clue,” bucks that trend by being surprisingly inventive as well as able to accommodate players of varying ages and skill.… Read More »

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.… 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 »