Rounding out top 10 games of 2010

Last week, I named "BioShock 2" my 2010 Game of the Year. "Mass Effect 2" leads a compelling crop of runners-up.

By | January 20th, 2011|0 Comments

Update: Best of Black Friday deals

Here's a look at a few Black Friday deals that caught my eye, the most exciting of which is Kmart's selling "Mass Effect 2" for a paltry $10. (Updated with more deals from Microsoft, Steam.)

By | November 26th, 2010|0 Comments

Games of the half-year

With the year half-over and having brought more high-profile new games than the typical winter/spring months, it’s a good time to handicap the Game of the Year race. Here’s a list of the five titles I’ve enjoyed the most this year, along with a sixth that could move up based on software patches and online play.

By | July 14th, 2010|4 Comments

What I played last week (June 6-12)

I crammed in lots of "Super Mario Galaxy 2" in advance of my review that ran in Friday's paper, managed my weekly couple of hours of Borderlands and sampled a few other titles. Now, it's time to pack for my trip to E3.

By | June 13th, 2010|0 Comments

Potential Super Mario Galaxy 2 plot twists

What if Mario didn't save Princess Peach at the end of "Super Mario Galaxy 2?"

By | June 11th, 2010|1 Comment

Super Mario Galaxy 2 review

"Super Mario Galaxy 2" might be the most fun you have playing a video game this year,

By | June 10th, 2010|0 Comments

What I played this week (May 30-June 5)

"Super Mario Galaxy 2" continued to rule my life this week, but I found time for a few other games, too.

By | June 5th, 2010|0 Comments

What I’ve been playing (May 23-29)

"Super Mario Galaxy 2," the biggest game of the year on the Wii, is taking up the bulk of my time, but I still managed to squeeze in some other offerings.

By | May 30th, 2010|5 Comments

What to play this weekend (May 28-31)

"ModNation Racers" fires a shot across "Mario Kart's" bow, and PC strategy title "Sins of a Solar Empire" can be had for just $4 if you download it this weekend.

By | May 29th, 2010|0 Comments

What to play this weekend (May 21-23)

All right, there's been a lot of good stuff in the past two weeks, so I'll just cut to the chase. I hit a lot of the major releases here, but I'll still mention 'em here briefly. "Super Mario Galaxy 2" (rated E, $50 on Wii, due out Sunday), "Red [...]

By | May 22nd, 2010|0 Comments