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Home on the Range: A Review of ‘Banished’new

The simplicity of world-building in the spartan “Banished” puts the focus on survival.
Jackson Free Press  |  Nick Judin  |  03-13-2014  |  Video Games

Where No Kerbal Has Gone Beforenew

“Kerbal Space Program” combines careful engineering with the simple pleasure of exploding little green men.
Jackson Free Press  |  Nick Judin  |  12-05-2013  |  Video Games

Historical Revisionism: A Review of ‘Civilization V’new

The “Civilization” series is still releasing engrossing strategy games after two decades.
Jackson Free Press  |  Nick Judin  |  08-16-2013  |  Video Games

Everything's Kinectednew

The new Xbox One’s privacy settings are causing controversy in the gaming community.
Jackson Free Press  |  Nick Judin  |  06-24-2013  |  Video Games

'Conflict: Denied' Sequelnew

Some games fail when they look bad, sound bad and end up being, well, bad. Conflict: Denied Ops is this kind of failure.
Jackson Free Press  |  Nick Judin  |  05-07-2008  |  Video Games

The New Blacknew

Valve knows how to make a video game. Critics love them. Hardcore gamers love them. Casual gamers love them. The Orange Box is a perfect example of why.
Jackson Free Press  |  Nick Judin  |  11-20-2007  |  Video Games

Beyond the Seanew

BioShock is a step forward in gaming: it's an impressive effort by a dedicated team, and it does its spiritual predecessors justice.
Jackson Free Press  |  Nick Judin  |  09-21-2007  |  Video Games

Consult Physician Before Usenew

Never before has a video game thrown players so deeply into a world of violence, death and often chaos. What world is this? The operating room, of course.
Jackson Free Press  |  Nick Judin  |  09-13-2007  |  Video Games

Great Overlooked Gamesnew

Sifting through bargin bins can lead to the discovery of oldie-but-goodie games for your beloved consoles.
Jackson Free Press  |  Nick Judin  |  08-15-2007  |  Video Games

Flat World, Deep Gamenew

Super Paper Mario is essentially one big in-joke, but as fun as it can be to play, it's time for the Mario series to break new ground.
Jackson Free Press  |  Nick Judin  |  05-31-2007  |  Video Games

Saving the Planet the Easy Waynew

Recycled toilet paper and compact florescent bulbs are two easy ways to do the Earth right.
Jackson Free Press  |  Brian Johnson and Nick Judin  |  04-19-2007  |  Culture

Ice, Bugs and Guns -- Perfectnew

Lost Planet brings back the good old days of gaming.
Jackson Free Press  |  Nick Judin  |  04-05-2007  |  Video Games

Intergalatic Failurenew

I believe that if you were to smash the Rogue Galaxy disc into tiny shards and then drink them, you would be having approximately 35 times as much fun as you would putting the game in your PS2 and playing it.
Jackson Free Press  |  Nick Judin  |  03-19-2007  |  Video Games

For 'Zelda' Fans, The Wait is Overnew

For years, gamers have waited for a new installment in the series -- after playing The Legend of Zelda: The Twilight Princess, we know the wait was worth it.
Jackson Free Press  |  Nick Judin  |  02-28-2007  |  Video Games

Needs More Speednew

The latest installment in the Need for Speed series offers few reasons to purchase it.
Jackson Free Press  |  Nick Judin  |  01-05-2007  |  Video Games

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