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Rock for charity Thursday in SF

The second annual Umloud! fundraiser is set for Thursday night in San Francisco. If you’re a “Rock Band” nut, or just like to see other people pretending to be rock stars, it’s a great way to spend an evening. And you’re likely to walk away with some cool, gaming-related swag to boot. (Update: Corrected and clarified raffle rules)… Read More »

What to play this weekend (Sept. 24-26)

It’s a big week on the PC with “Civilization V” and the collector’s edition of “Final Fantasy XIV.” If you own “Sin & Punishment: Star Successor” on the Wii, Nintendo and Twin Galaxies are running a cool high-score contest.… Read More »

What I played last week (Aug. 1-7)

I’m still good at “Culdcept Saga.” Plus, I plow through “Alan Wake’s” “The Signal” downloadable content, play “Left 4 Dead 2″ with some friends and find time to dabble in some other stuff. This week’s goal is to fire up “Starcraft 2″ for the first time and give the PlayStation 3 some love.… Read More »

What to play this weekend (Feb. 12-14)

“BioShock 2″ (rated M, $60 on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, $50 on PC): You’ll return to the underwater, Art Deco-influenced city of Rapture in the sequel to my favorite game of 2007. I’ve deliberately been avoiding reading too much about it, so I’ll keep this preview nice and short. Early reviews have been generally favorable, and this game packs an online multiplayer mode the original title lacked. “Dante’s Inferno” (rated M, $60 on Xbox 360 or PS3): Loosely based… Read More »