Archive for September, 2013

  • Scribblenauts Unmasked

    Venice Envy

    In this week’s releases, Venice rises and the Scribblenauts get a superhero makeover.

  • Pathfinder RPG

    A Monster Of Their Own Making

    Wizards Of The Coast tried for mass appeal when it released the fourth edition of Dungeons & Dragons. What the publisher got instead was a powerful new rival.

  • Acid Bunny

    Burnt Hares

    Acid Bunny is an unexpectedly mellow trip.

  • The Big Score

    Grand Theft Auto hits it big and SimCity travels to the world of tomorrow.

  • Grand Theft Auto V

    A Long Drive With Nothing To Think About

    Grand Theft Auto V’s world is a masterwork of craftsmanship that struggles to mean anything.

  • Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs

    Of Pigs And Men And Pigmen

    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.

  • Rock Band 3

    Our own Anthony John Agnello went on the radio to talk about Rock Band

    Perhaps you just finished watching our Grand Theft Auto V Review Check-In and you found yourself with a hankering for even more Anthony John Agnello. We aim to please, so here’s a segment from last night’s episode of Soundcheck—a show about music from New York’s leading public radio station, WNYC—that featured Anthony as a guest. […]

  • Review Check-In: Grand Theft Auto V

    Anthony John Agnello answers your questions about Grand Theft Auto V

    Earlier this week, we asked you to pose some questions about Grand Theft Auto V to Gameological critic Anthony John Agnello. Anthony’s review will be up this coming Monday, but in the meantime, he took a few minutes to answer your queries regarding heist missions, tennis, and more. Now we invite you to gaze upon […]

  • Scare Tactics

    Catachresis: A Way Too Scary Game has no choice but to scare you with what you can’t see.

  • Lucas Neff, actor

    The star of Raising Hope is on fire (in NBA Jam).

  • BNKR

    Almost Human

    The robots in BNKR are pleasingly dumb, but the game could stand to be smarter.

  • Hiroshi Yamauchi

    Hiroshi Yamauchi, the executive who turned Nintendo into a video game giant, dies at 85

    Hiroshi Yamauchi, a person without whom you would never have heard of Nintendo, has died at 85. Many of us think of Mario and Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto as a Nintendo old-timer, but Yamauchi assumed the presidency of Nintendo in 1949, three years before Miyamoto was born. The humble company he took over in postwar […]

  • Game That Tune: Grand Theft Auto IV

    One Last Score

    A rock song from Grand Theft Auto IV inadvertently predicts a shift for the series.