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Holiday gift guide

Holiday gift suggestions for just about every gamer on your list.… Read More »

Black Friday ad roundup

A partial rundown of what retailers have to offer in the way of Black Friday video game sales.… Read More »

What to play this weekend (Oct. 2-4)

“Wii Fit Plus” (rated E, $20 as standalone game, $100 bundled with balance board): If you already own a balance board and are still enjoying the first “Wii Fit,” plunking down a mere $20 for the sequel seems like a no-brainer. The exercise game includes everything you’ll find on the original “Wii Fit” (meaning there’s no reason to buy the first game anymore unless you get it with a balance board for a cut-rate price). Plus, it adds several exercises… Read More »

What to play this weekend (Sept. 11-13)

This week begins and ends with “The Beatles: Rock Band.” In the middle? More “Beatles: Rock Band,” just for good measure. Oh, and there were some other games, too.… Read More »

What to play this weekend (Sept. 4-7)

Hopefully this Labor Day weekend finds you knocking back some cold beverages and enjoying delicious barbecue with family or friends. If you’re like me, though, and not far from home, there’s a little time for gaming, including the newest title in the gathering-friendly “Guitar Hero” franchise.… Read More »

“The Bigs 2″ review

“The Bigs 2″ is easily 2K Sports’ most polished baseball title since the company entered into its exclusive partnership with Major League Baseball before the 2006 season. But it’s also the kind of game that will infuriate gamers who quit when the going gets tough.… Read More »

What to play this weekend, catch up edition (Aug. 7-9)

An extra long version of What to Play. Thanks to my recent computer woes and vacation, this week’s installment features the highlights from the last three weeks.… Read More »

What to play this weekend (July 17-19)

You’d think with kids out of school for the summer, game publishers would be flooding the marketplace with quality titles looking to capture some of that summer job dollar. But you’d be wrong. “NCAA Football 10″ is the only big retail release this week. Luckily, Sony and Microsoft are filling the void with some downloadable goodness.… Read More »