About GameWit

Eric Wittmershaus got a ColecoVision for Christmas in the early '80s and never looked back. He became a lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan because the Milwaukee Brewers weren't in RBI Baseball. Email him at gamewit[at]gmail[dot]com and find him on Twitter @gamewit. Dirk Dorkelson on Xbox Live and Dirk_Dorkelson on PSN and Steam.

Review: The Gunstringer brief yet delightful

Twisted Pixel's whimsical Western about an undead cowboy seeking vengeance is a smartly written, creative tour de force for Microsoft's Kinect. But imprecise controls and a story that can be finished in four hours or so might mean some players balk at the $40 price tag.

By | September 29th, 2011|5 Comments

Review: Dead Island a toad prince

You'll find a lot to love in Techland's zombie-filled fusion of open-world role-playing game and visceral, first-person slaughterfest, provided you can overlook its numerous warts.

By | September 22nd, 2011|0 Comments

Preview: All Zombies Must Die!

The makers of "Burn Zombie Burn" are bringing a cute, new co-op game to the PlayStation Network this fall. "All Zombies Must Die!" supports up to four gamers playing on the same console and lacks online play, though, so make sure you've got a posse ready if you want to experience all it has to offer.

By | September 16th, 2011|2 Comments

Review: Gears of War 3 an epic journey

A more intimate, personal campaign and a slew of ridiculously robust multiplayer modes make "Gears of War 3" the franchise's strongest entry to date and one of this console generation's signature titles.

By | September 15th, 2011|3 Comments

Inversion hands-on preview

Saber Interactive's upcoming shooter has itself a cool gameplay gimmick: gravity manipulation. Now it just needs a better game to go along with it.

By | September 12th, 2011|2 Comments

Review: Deus Ex Human Revolution rewards patience

Replete with obtuse battles against heavily armored bosses, computer-hacking minigames and punishing stealth missions, "Deus Ex: Human Revolution" demands patience of its players. If you're happy to oblige, you'll get to experience some of the best levels and backstory gaming has to offer..

By | September 9th, 2011|1 Comment

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

Building my PC: The gory, nerdy details

Here's a more detailed, look at how I built my gaming rig last weekend. You'll find detailed descriptions of all the parts I ordered, plus a step-by-step synopsis of what I did to put my PC together.

By | September 1st, 2011|3 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

Scaling the pile of shame

The August lull is a great time for catching up on all those games you swore you were gonna play after you finished some of those other games. A quick look at four titles from my backlog. This is a longer version that what appears in Friday's Press Democrat and includes "Transformers: Dark of the Moon."

By | August 26th, 2011|3 Comments