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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.… 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 »

Black Friday ad roundup

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

New games for the week of Nov. 9

If you’re a lapsed “World of Warcraft” player looking for an excuse to relapse, this week’s expansion pack, “Wrath of the Lich King” ($40, rated T) should provide plenty of justification. “Lich King” adds a new continent to explore in the form of the lazily named frigid land of Northrend. Most interesting, though, is the addition of “WoW’s” first hero class, the death knight. Unlike the game’s existing classes, you can’t just start off with a Level 1 death knight.… Read More »