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Review: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD
Making new Tony Hawk games obviously wasn't working. Why not make the old ones instead?
| August 10, 2012
VIDEO: Dew Tour 2010 wrapup
The Phoenix goes to Dew Tour 2010 at TD GardenLast month, courtesy of everybody's favorite highly caffeinated and questionably colored beverage, Mountain Dew, TD Garden...
| July 05, 2010
The Fully Celebrated | Drunk on the Blood of the Holy Ones
After two albums with cornettist Taylor Ho Bynum, and now dropping "Orchestra" from their name, this venerable Boston avant-garde street band are again a trio — and they're still a virtuoso ensemble.
AUM Fidelity (2009)
| May 22, 2009
Review: Skate 2
Skate 2 is legit
Chairman of the board
| January 26, 2009
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
The first two installments of the enormously popular Guitar Hero franchise were designed and developed by Harmonix, a Cambridge-based company famous for employing a horde of musicians.
Guitar Hero 3 is on its own
| November 06, 2007
Nick Hornby’s new novel is about a boy. Not About a Boy . Irvine Welsh’s new short story collection is filthy. Not Filth .
As Nick Hornby and Irvine Welsh face 50, two of Brit Lit’s standard-bearers stare down middle age in very different ways
| October 11, 2007
Competition is a good thing.
EA’s latest is no cheap Skate
| October 09, 2007
War, peace, and Robert Pinsky
Every few years, a fall publishing season emerges that should remind us that Boston could be the literary epicenter of America.
The season's fiction, non-fiction, and poetry
| September 12, 2007
Requiem for a game console
With the release of God of War II this week, the book is all but closed on the PlayStation 2.
A look back at the ultimate PlayStation 2 games
| March 20, 2007
Guitar Hero gets a new developer
On January 16, Neversoft, the video-game developers known primarily for the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater franchise, posted a job opening for work on their latest project, Guitar Hero III , thereby inciting a stir in the video-game blogosphere.
| February 07, 2007
Haley Graham (Missy Peregrym resembling a cute, female version of Ashton Kutcher) is a contemptuous punk-rock rebel whose extreme sports derring-do would catch the eye of Tony Hawk.
The writer of Bring it On does it again
| May 03, 2006
Paint, by numbers
Mark Ecko’s Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure is that rare console mishmash that works.
The graffiti — and little else — rule the city
| February 22, 2006
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