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Review: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

It is fitting that the life cycle of the Nintendo Wii should be bookended by underwhelming Zelda games.
Sword losers
By MITCH KRPATA  |  December 09, 2011

HP Aftermath: A guide to the best and worst Harry Potter video games

The end of the Harry Potter film series means the end of many things, among them its licensed video game franchise (Or does it?) HP's...
By Wei-Huan Chen  |  July 22, 2011
Nintendo's big reveal and other gaming excitement at E3 2011

Nintendo's big reveal and other gaming excitement at E3 2011

E3 is now! Any reputable gamer knows that the biggest gaming news of the year comes out at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los...
By Wei Chen  |  June 06, 2011

Review: New Super Mario Bros. Wii

The staggering commercial success the folks at Nintendo have achieved in recent years has made it easy to overlook their more unfortunate habits.
OId news: nothing super about it
By MITCH KRPATA  |  December 11, 2009

Review: The Beatles: Rock Band

Can we agree that the music-game market is saturated? To stand out in this crowd, you'd need something special. You'd need the Beatles.
Don't meet the Beatles — be them
By MITCH KRPATA  |  September 11, 2009

Inventing the Future

Has Boston found the new Eric Clapton? A shimmying, face-contorting successor to Yngwie Malmsteen? Not exactly.
At MIT's fabled Media Lab, some will change the world with robots and computers, others with . . . Wii guitars
By ABIGAIL JONES  |  May 15, 2009