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Gamers gather for retro glory in New Hampshire
A person prone to dumbass assumptions might have confused this past weekend's 13th annual International Classic Video Game Tournament with a four-day-long exercise in retro-fetishism.
| June 10, 2011
Review: Crackdown 2
It's the curse of the sequel. Crackdown 2 isn't a radical departure from its predecessor. But it feels like a letdown.
| July 16, 2010
Greatest video-game tragedies of the last decade
Here are some of our favorite anti-victories of the past 10 years, in rough chronological order.
Zeroes from the Aughts
| January 15, 2010
No longer is there an off-season or even a chance to catch our breath after the fall deluge.
A blizzard of new games
| December 29, 2008
We may look back upon 2007 as the year games started to grow up.
Videogames: 2007 in review
| December 17, 2007
WW2 is finally over
The Infinity Ward developers must be high-fiving.
Call of Duty goes modern
| November 19, 2007
So long, Master Chief
Halo is the great unifier of the video-game world, bringing together people of all stripes, from hardcore geeks to competitive jocks.
Halo 3 calls it a day
| October 01, 2007
Resident Evil: Extinction
Meanwhile, the deep-pocketed Umbrella Corporation continues its nefarious schemes — puzzling, given the lack of commerce in an undead society.
A nail in the RE coffin
| September 26, 2007
Locked and loaded
Okay, this is getting ridiculous. It’s already been a strong year for games, with four — four ! — game-of-the-year contenders before Labor Day.
The fall promises a double-barreled blast of gaming greatness
| September 12, 2007
The name Crackdown is twice as long as it needs to be — “Crack” would give a better idea of how addictive this game is.
Microsoft’s unstoppable Crackdown
| February 27, 2007
Off and running
Remember: Delays are as common in video-game releases as cheat codes.
The next-gen consoles have arrived — now what?
| December 28, 2006
By Christmas, the battle lines will have been drawn in the next-gen console wars.
This fall, the PlayStation 2 and GameCube go down swinging
| September 19, 2006
Failure to launch
Sony seemed to have the right idea for competing with the Xbox 360: let them launch first and go through the requisite growing pains, and then capitalize by bringing out the PS3 when the gild had fallen off the 360 lilly.
The Next Gen Console Wars
| April 25, 2006
Here Come the Hot Gaming Consoles!
Xbox 360 rocks. Microsoft's newly minted, next-generation game console is packed with a fire-breathing processor, an outlandish graphics processing unit, and high-definition TV outputs for blasting pixels onto huge HDTV screens. It even looks sweet, with a curvaceous, Apple-esque design that both soothes and entices. There can be no doubt: This month Xbox 360 will incite store riots and lure grown men into acts of depravity, just to have one by the end of 2005.
| December 18, 2005
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