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What to play this weekend (Feb. 25-27)

This week, you can play as Sev and Rico in “Killzone 3″ or try a game that’s quite possibly making fun of them in “Bulletstorm.”… Read More »

What to play this weekend (April 30-May 2)

“Super Street Fighter IV” essentially replaces one of last year’s top titles, and adds a bunch of new content at a budget price. Also hitting store shelves, this console generation’s first decent World Cup game what’s sure to be this year’s perviest game packaging.… Read More »

What to play this weekend (April 16-18)

“Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction” (rated M, $60 on Xbox 360): Former covert operative Sam Fisher, on the run from his former employer, hunts for the killer of his daughter in the new overhaul of Ubisoft’s popular stealth franchise. I got a chance to try this game out at Microsoft’s X10 media event in San Francisco in February and was impressed with what I saw. As someone who often grew frustrated with the trial-and-error stealth gameplay found in past titles… Read More »

Is winter the new fall?

With so many games being delayed until after Christmas, at least one gaming executive is thinking the traditionally slow months of January, February and March are looking a little crowded.… Read More »