Dishonored my Game of the Year for 2012

Arkane's "Dishonored's" open-ended gameplay helps make it my favorite game from 2012.

By | February 1st, 2013|0 Comments

Review: Picking through Mass Effect 3’s messy ending

"Mass Effect 3's" ending, while unspectacular, isn't worth freaking out about.

By | April 13th, 2012|0 Comments

Calendar full of promising games

Blogger's note: This list of upcoming games I'm looking forward to appeared recently in The Press Democrat, but I held it back for publication so that I could add a few more titles I didn't have room for in print. Now that every video game company has cleared [...]

By | January 16th, 2012|0 Comments

E3: Quick hits on Day 1

Some quick thoughts on Nintendo's press conference, Atlus' erotic adventure/puzzle game "Catherine," Ubisoft's "Rayman Origins" and four big titles from EA.

By | June 8th, 2011|0 Comments

E3: Thoughts on Day 0

On Monday, Sony named and priced its new handheld gaming device, and publishers showed off about a bazillion games. And E3 hasn't even started yet.

By | June 7th, 2011|2 Comments

What we’ll see from E3

I'm spending the week in Los Angeles, at the video game industry's annual showcase known as E3. Here's a look at what I expect to see, and what I'm most excited about.

By | June 6th, 2011|1 Comment

‘Mass Effect 2’ a sci-fi epic

While "Mass Effect 2" isn't perfect, BioWare might be two-thirds of the way through telling gaming's greatest story. (Updated)

By | February 10th, 2010|6 Comments