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It's a Mad Mad Mad 'MadWorld'

In MadWorld, reality TV has gone horribly wrong—or reached its logical conclusion.
The Inlander  |  Marty Demarest  |  03-23-2009  |  Video Games

Larpers, Gothic Lolitas, Star Wars Freaks and Nintendo Game Devotees Lurk Among Usnew

What drives these otherwise ordinary people, these superfans, to cast off their mortal lives and slip into the realm of fantasy?
Miami New Times  |  C. Stiles and John Linn  |  02-23-2009  |  Culture

In the Wake of E3, Gaming's Big Three Move Towards Indistinguishabilitynew

Even as little as two years ago, the Big Three had distinct identities, market niches, and competitive advantages that set them apart: Sony had the mass appeal and the vast library of exclusive titles, Nintendo had the family gamers, and Microsoft catered to the hardcore online crowd. Funny how a little cutthroat competition over a few billion dollars changes the equation.
Charleston City Paper  |  Aaron R. Conklin  |  08-06-2008  |  Video Games

War of Words Proves the Highlight of E3 Video-games Summitnew

Don Mattrick, Microsoft's senior vice president for interactive entertainment business, took the stage and proclaimed that the Xbox 360 will win the video-game console war. That started it.
The Georgia Straight  |  Blaine Kyllo  |  07-25-2008  |  Video Games

'Mario Kart Wii': More Speed! More Racing!new

With the just-released Mario Kart Wii, Nintendo hopes to tap the collective nostalgia vein yet again, and while it doesn't quite live up to the phenomenal Super Smash Bros. Melee, Mario Kart Wii still ranks among the best games on the console.
The Portland Mercury  |  Erik Henriksen  |  05-09-2008  |  Video Games

Dealing with Wii-jection

If your kids want a Wii under the tree, you better get your game on.
The Inlander  |  Ted S. McGregor Jr.  |  12-14-2007  |  Video Games

The New Console War

Examining the pros and cons on the Xbox 360, PS3, and Nintendo Wii.
City Newspaper  |  Lara Crigger  |  11-15-2006  |  Video Games

The Ghosts of Gaming Pastnew

Off the fast track of high-tech video-game technology, another road leads back in time.
Metroland  |  David King  |  02-09-2006  |  Video Games

Permanent Resident: Resident Evil 4 is an Instant Classicnew

Resident Evil 4, the first true sequel in the series since 1999's Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, is not only the best survival horror game ever made -- it completely reinvents the form.
Boston Phoenix  |  Mitch Krpata  |  01-21-2005  |  Video Games

Two Princes: Prince of Persia: Warrior Withinnew

The rushed-to-market sequel Prince of Persia: Warrior Within is a darker, self-consciously edgier take on the franchise, and a step in the wrong direction.
Boston Phoenix  |  Mitch Krpata  |  01-03-2005  |  Video Games

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