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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

Digging deeper on Star Wars: The Old Republic

Some additional thoughts on BioWare's new "Star Wars" massively multiplayer online game that didn't make it into last week's review, namely the fact that my jedi is always broke.

By | January 27th, 2012|2 Comments

Star Wars The Old Republic: A newbie’s view

BioWare's massively multiplayer "Star Wars" game set thousands of years before the movies is well-suited to fans of the universe and beginning MMO players.

By | January 20th, 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

My 2011 Game of the Year and runners-up

It’s been such a great year for video games I could make a convincing year-end top-five list featuring only games I came nowhere near finishing. The games I did play in 2011 astounded. This year’s tops five are all worthy of being Game of the Year, but decorum [...]

By | December 30th, 2011|0 Comments

PC games I want to play

Now that I've got my gaming PC built, games I'm most looking forward to include "The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings," upcoming MMOs "The Secret World" and "Knights of the Old Republic," as well as entire genres I can't play on consoles.

By | September 2nd, 2011|6 Comments

Got PC envy? Building your own is easy

With nearly six years having passed since the launch of the Xbox 360, PC gaming is starting to look appealing to even the most dedicated of console players. As I recently discovered, putting your own gaming rig together is about as easy as hooking up a home theater system.

By | September 1st, 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

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.

By | June 28th, 2010|2 Comments

E3: Quick hits from Day 3

Here's a medium-sized, quick-and-dirty recap of my last day at E3, with more detailed breakdowns of many games to come.

By | June 19th, 2010|0 Comments