Archive for October, 2013

  • Watch Dogs

    Watch Dogs, 2013’s only hope for an original blockbuster game, not coming out until 2014

    Watch Dogs, the newest game in Ubisoft’s lineup of open-world acrobatic murder dude simulators, has had its release date pushed back to “spring 2014,” Ubisoft announced today. The game was previously scheduled to be released on November 19 and was a marquee launch title for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Starring a vigilante hacker […]

  • Valhalla Knights 3

    Norse To See You

    This week’s new releases bring us Scandinavian culture by way of Japan and robots who—get this—punch each other.

  • Carcassonne

    Now Boarding

    The iPad has come into its own as a second platform for board games, and sometimes the digital version plays even better than the cardboard original. Here’s a guide to some choice App Store offerings.

  • A Tilt Too Far

    I Am Level takes inspiration from pinball, but it doesn’t have the right moves.

  • Sleeping Dogs

    Dogging It

    We get some details on Far Cry 4, someone else has a problem with EA, and Square Enix refuses to let Sleeping Dogs lie.

  • Super Mario RPG

    Just For Show

    The ending of Super Mario RPG: The Legend Of The Seven Stars hints that the constant conflict of the Mushroom Kingdom is actually a happy equilibrium.

  • Drunk Marston

    Inebriated Olympics

    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.

  • Null Divide+

    Lost In Space

    Null Divide+ is dull, but it leaves you plenty of room to grow.

  • The Gameological button

    Gameological is becoming part of The A.V. Club

    Plus some other site business.

  • Clive Thompson

    Clive Thompson, writer

    The author of Smarter Than You Think relaxes in bullet hell.

  • Me And The Key 3

    Immersion Learning

    Me And The Key 3 teaches you how to swim by throwing you in the deep end.

  • Game That Tune: Silent Hill 3

    Fear Of Music

    A rock song from Silent Hill 3 betrays the game’s despondent atmosphere…or does it?

  • Beyond: Two Souls

    Doused With Spirits

    Beyond: Two Souls tells a story that wants to be everything. It certainly is something.