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Review: The Darkness II
Have you ever felt a rage so powerful and consuming that it seemed to be operating under its own control? That's the Darkness.
The heart of the matter
| February 17, 2012
Crude jokes and stylish gameplay clash in Bulletstorm
Bulletstorm represents games at their best: it gives players a complex system of rules to master, doles out rewards and punishments that encourage creative thinking and rigorous analysis, and demands precise execution to translate ideas into actions.
Below the belt
| March 11, 2011
Marvel vs. Capcom 3 goofs off
MvC3 doesn't even attempt to take a stand on crossover match-ups, since all the fighters must be of comparable strength, or the game won't function. Is it ridiculous to see the Phoenix lose against Magneto? Yes. Fans of X-Men know that's impossible, but
Flashy fan service
| February 19, 2011
Review: Bionic Commando Rearmed 2
You can jump in Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 . Don't say I didn't warn you. If you're an orthodox fan of Bionic Commando , this news may distress you.
Lending a helping hand
| February 18, 2011
Review: LittleBigPlanet 2
As in the old saw about Communism, LittleBigPlanet 2 works, in theory. Other games may have level editors. This one has world editors. Players have an incredible array of tools with which to create anything they can imagine — not just sidescrolling pl
Cool level, bro!
| February 11, 2011
Fantasy boyfriends: This year's hottest video game guys
Castlevania's Gabriel Belmont, one of this year's hottest heroes There's no better way to spend a snowy day than browsing through a slideshow of sexy...
| December 27, 2010
Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops
Like other Call of Duty games, Black Ops is rated M for Mature, but that rating doesn't cut it anymore.
Historical fiction: Black Ops packs the Cold War with action
| November 19, 2010
Review: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
I couldn't play Castlevania: Lords of Shadow for five minutes without wanting to punch somebody involved in its creation.
| October 15, 2010
LO500 Battle of the Week: Crazy Taxi vs. No More Heroes
VOTE NOW: The Laser Orgy 500 - the Phoenix's quest to crown the greatest video game of all time. In our past featured battles, we've...
| October 06, 2010
Devil May Cry's Dante gets a makeover
The Devil May Cry trailer that caused all the trouble. Normally, my reaction to a Devil May Cry trailer is, "Mmm. Dante." Because normally, Dante...
| September 23, 2010
Oh Hai, Interwebs: Newgrounds enters The Room
By now, most folks have seen the modern-day cinematic tour dé force that is Tommy Wiseau's The Room. And if you haven't seen it, well,...
| September 06, 2010
Review: Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World: The Game
The Scott Pilgrim vs. the World franchise is a dork media triathlon encompassing the original graphic-novel series, the movie, and now the video game. Each piece of the Scott Pilgrim tri-force seems designed to persuade you to seek out the other two.
This video game sticks to its niche
| August 27, 2010
Review: Heavy Rain
Is Heavy Rain a game or a movie? Players have been asking the question since before its release.
A haunting thriller for PlayStation 3
| March 12, 2010
Review: Mass Effect 2
Mass Effect 2 gives us the game we craved the first time around — the laborious load screens remain, but the bits in between are a breath of fresh air.
The good Shepard returns
| February 12, 2010
Review: Assassin's Creed II
Assassin's Creed II is a macabre Italian getaway
Death in Venice: a macabre Italian getaway
| December 18, 2009
Review: Skate 2
Skate 2 is legit
Chairman of the board
| January 26, 2009
Far Cry 2's heart of darkness
Far Cry 2's heart of darkness
| November 11, 2008
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