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Ezio come, Ezio go

Assassinate your way through this technically brilliant tale of 16th century Istanbul 

Combat fatigue

Battlefield 3 offers an immersive multiplayer war experience. Shame about the story mission, though.

The Duke abides: Gamer takes on “Duke Nukem Forever”

June 15, 2011
Duke Nukem ForeverXbox 360, PS3, PC(3D Realms / Triptych Games / Gearbox Software / 2K Games)Duke Nukem Forever is an exploration of myth and...

Gamer road trip: E3 report!

Hyped at E3, first-person shooterBioShock Infinite will be released in 2012.

Pulp gaming

Notoriously pop-culture obsessed Rocksar Games uses a cinematic style to please noir aficionados

Portal 2

A video game's second installment leaves its cult credibility unscathed

Gamer: does the dismal “Homefront” have a silver lining?

March 18, 2011
Can Homefront’s failures inspire change in the game industry?I’m almost reluctant to add to the media blitz that first-person shooter Homefront (now available) was...

…And gaming for all

The Game Developers Conference in San Francisco provided plenty of hype -- and even a little controversy.

Dreadfully fun

Turn out the lights, turn up the sound, and enter Dead Space 2.

Admit it, you’re addicted to Angry Birds

YEAR IN VIDEO GAMES, TAKE ONE: Forget Hollywood, this was the year that tiny screens held our attention

Shoot ’em up

Cold War globe-hopping from Cuba to Russia, Laos, and Vietnam in Call of Duty: Black Ops

War — what is it good for? Video games!

Medal of Honor tackles contemporary warfare, beards and all

No brains required

Postmodern, sure -- but no complex moral exercise: the point of Dead Rising 2 is to kill a lot of zombies

Good enough, fella?

The gangster lifestyle ain't always shits and giggles in Mafia II

Chaos channel

Crystal Castles harness the power of punk to initiate a trance

Ariel, part 2: Think Pink!

If Fleetwood Mac and Cherry Coke ruled the airwaves -- and the airwaves still ruled