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PS3 Games Finally Take Advantage of Controllernew

In last year's lead-up to the release of the PlayStation 3, Sony unexpectedly announced that their new console's SixAxis controller would feature motion-sensor capability, just like Nintendo's wacky Wiimote. Some programmers get it, and some just don;t.
Charleston City Paper  |  Aaron R. Conklin  |  09-27-2007  |  Video Games

Shoot 'Em Up, If You Can, in 'Made Man'new

I love Vietnam War games, shooting guns, and Mafia cutaway scenes -- but holy lord, Made Man sucks.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Mike McGuirk  |  09-26-2007  |  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

Wii Can Hurtnew

Black eyes and stitched-up fingers: Nintendo Wii fanatics are injuring themselves in gloriously bloody ways.
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Chuck Teed  |  08-31-2007  |  Video Games

'Boogie': Made for Five-minute Spurtsnew

It's unfortunate that the game doesn't entirely live up to its promise.
Montreal Mirror  |  Erik Leijon  |  08-27-2007  |  Video Games

The Wonderful World of 'Madden'new

The impact this game has in shaping Central Florida's future can't be overstated -- its success, both past and future, is very much tied to the region's hopes of reinventing itself.
Orlando Weekly  |  Aaron R. Conklin  |  08-21-2007  |  Video Games

'Guitar Hero' Nerds Leave the Basement for the Barnew

The trend was entirely accidental: the game's creators never envisioned bars as training grounds, says designer Greg LoPiccolo.
Cleveland Scene  |  Rebecca Meiser  |  08-17-2007  |  Video Games

In Casual Gaming, the Ad is Rightnew

Montreal developers Ludia push product placement to new heights with The Price Is Right.
Montreal Mirror  |  Erik Leijon  |  08-17-2007  |  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

Gaming Gets Hard-core at Hard Knocks Orlandonew

Alert to women: Hard Knocks is coming after you, the untapped key to global gaming domination.
Orlando Weekly  |  Aya Kawamoto  |  08-13-2007  |  Video Games

2K Gets Back in the Game the Old-fashioned Waynew

Like most NFL teams this year, All-Pro Football 2K8 is a mixed bag.
San Antonio Current  |  Aaron R. Conklin  |  08-08-2007  |  Video Games

Tom Clancy's Toy Soldiersnew

Ghost Recon occupies shaky moral ground.
NOW Magazine  |  Ian Daffern  |  08-06-2007  |  Video Games

Overloading at E3new

California's landmark gaming conference has scaled down, but its hot new games, awkward celebrity endorsements and all-out decadence remain in full force.
Montreal Mirror  |  Erik Leijon  |  07-19-2007  |  Video Games

Inside the Strange World of Video Game Testingnew

The "dream job" of being a video game tester may sound like a way to get paid for doing exactly what you'd choose to do in the middle of the afternoon on your own living-room sofa, but the reality is very different.
Seattle Weekly  |  Karla Starr  |  07-16-2007  |  Video Games

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