With a new downloadable game due Tuesday on the PlayStation Network, French studio Lexis Numérique hope to make a name among fans of mature adventure games. "Red Johnson's Chronicles" takes a little bit "Monkey Island," adds a heaping helping of "Phoenix Wright" and seasons with a dash of "Professor Layton."
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.
Is "Red Dead Redemption's" use of GPS a sign of progress in the quest for user-friendly game design, or a bizarre anachronism?
There's not much in the way of compelling new games this week, but a handful of existing titles got compelling downloadable content.
A spoiler-filled look at the plot holes and inconsistencies that will hold back "Heavy Rain" from game of the year consideration.
Serial-killer mystery "Heavy Rain" is a mature enough to appeal to veteran gamers, but its simple-to-grasp controls and relatively short play time should appeal to more casual players, as well.
"Final Fantasy XIII" (rated T, $60 on PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360): After nearly five years, Square Enix's flagship franchise finally arrives on the PS3 and 360. Plotwise, it's the standard fare of a band of misfits teaming up to save the world, but the gameplay has been shaken up [...]
"Battlefield: Bad Company 2" (rated M, $60 on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, $50 on PC): Like its closest competitor, "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2," this game features a single-player campaign but is really all about the online multiplayer. The main things this game offers over its rival are [...]
It's a great week to own a PS3 or a Wii, as "Heavy Rain" and "Endless Ocean: Blue World" should both appeal to casual, adult gamers.