Archive for October, 2012

  • Are You Afraid Of The Dark?

    Games Go To Hollywood: Are You Afraid Of The Dark?, “The Tale Of The Pinball Wizard”

    Nickelodeon tells a tale of game addiction at the height of the D.A.R.E. era.

  • Super Monsters Ate My Condo

    Hail, Seizure!

    Super Monsters Ate My Condo is only too happy to melt your brain.

  • The Unfinished Swan

    I Ink, Therefore I Am

    The Unfinished Swan paints a picture of self-discovery.

  • Lords Of Chaos: The cheating culture of Dungeon Defenders

    Lords Of Chaos

    In the world of Xbox Live’s Dungeon Defenders, cheating is the norm.

  • Strategery 2012

    Get Out The Vote

    Presidential politics can feel like a game. Strategery 2012 is ready to play.

  • A dwarf

    A Dwarf By Any Other Name

    Little people reign supreme in the week’s new releases.

  • Forza Horizon

    Drive Mind

    Forza Horizon lets you race everyone, everywhere—but it’s not just for obsessives.

  • Dragon Warrior

    Save It

    A battery-powered memory chip in the Dragon Warrior cartridge lets you test the bounds of good vs. evil.

  • Broken Robot Love

    Not That Into You

    The dumped automaton in Broken Robot Love had it coming.

  • Pandaria


    With kung fu pandas and battling pets, World Of Warcraft: Mists Of Pandaria preaches to the converted.

  • Dragon Warrior

    A Beautiful Grind

    Dragon Warrior brought pen-and-paper “leveling” to video games.

  • Mortal Kombat

    Mortal Komment

    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.

  • Kumo Lumo

    Rain Man

    Kumo Lumo drips with cuteness despite its slippery controls.