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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 »

My gaming coma, or I justify my existence

If you’re even a slightly occasional reader of this blog, you’ve probably noticed that there are a lot of classics I haven’t played. Here’s a quick explanation of why, as well as why I think it’s important you know.… Read More »

10 songs Rock Band 3 needs [update]

With “Rock Band 3″ set to release soon and only a handful of tracks announced thus far, it’s time to take a look at what we’d like to see in the game. These 10 tracks all feature either keyboards or vocal harmonies, two features this game has that “Rock Band 2″ didn’t. One of the 10 is brutally difficult and would give players of the new “pro” mode a run for their money.… Read More »

E3 Wednesday: 2,144 words about 14 games

If you felt cheated and robbed my quick-and-dirty recap of Tuesday at E3, go pee, wash your hands and make yourself a snack. Here’s an exhaustive accounting of nearly everything I saw and did on Wednesday at the video game industry’s annual confab in L.A. I’ll be posting more detailed stuff on a lot of these games in the days and weeks to come, but I wanted to get this out there while it’s still fresh in my mind.… Read More »