By Jef Haught DEVELOPER: High Moon Studios PUBLISHER: Activision SYSTEM: Microsoft Xbox 360 (PC, PS3) PRICE: $59.99 ESRB RATING: Teen REVIEW RATING: 4.5 stars (out of 5) When Michael Bay punished mech fans with the moronic sequel to his enjoyable “Transformers” movie, I was done with the series. So,... Read more
By Jeb Haught Every year, thousands of journalist, analysts, vendors and game developers descend upon Los Angeles for the largest gaming convention in the world. Billed as the Electronic Entertainment Expo, this dazzling show displays future cutting-edge video games and related technology. Now that 67 percent of American households... Read more
By Jeb Haught DEVELOPER: Bizarre Creations PUBLISHER: Activision SYSTEM: Sony PlayStation 3 (Xbox 360, PC) PRICE: $59.99 ESRB RATING: E10-plus REVIEW RATING: 4 stars (out of 5) I don’t know about you, but watching cars race around circular tracks isn’t my idea of high-octane fun. Now throw in some... Read more
By Jeb Haught DEVELOPER: United Front Games PUBLISHER: Sony SYSTEM: Sony PlayStation 3 PRICE: $59.99 ESRB RATING: Everyone REVIEW RATING: 4.0 stars (out of 5) Welcome, one and all to “ModNation Racers,” the most customizable game on the planet (I’m talking about planet Earth, not “Little Big Planet”). Other... Read more
BY JEB HAUGHT DEVELOPER: BlackRock Studios PUBLISHER: Disney Interactive Studios SYSTEM: Microsoft Xbox 360 (PS3) PRICE: $59.99 ESRB RATING: E10 (plus) REVIEW RATING: 4 stars (out of 5) Racing games come and go, but if the genre doesn’t evolve, it will be left to rust in a junk heap.... Read more
By Jeb Haught DEVELOPER: Remedy Entertainment PUBLISHER: Microsoft SYSTEM: Microsoft Xbox 360 PRICE: $59.99 ESRB RATING: Teen REVIEW RATING: 4.5 stars (out of 5) “Alan Wake” doesn’t follow established gaming conventions. He’s just a regular guy looking to enjoy a peaceful vacation. Sure he can use firearms, but he’s... Read more
By Jeb Haught DEVELOPER: Capcom PUBLISHER: Capcom SYSTEM: Nintendo Wii PRICE: $59.99 (includes Classic Controller Pro) ESRB RATING: Teen REVIEW RATING: 4 stars (out of 5) For years, promising huntsman have donned their virtual armor, sharpened their mighty cyber-blade and ventured out into the wild to slay enormous creatures... Read more
By Jeb Haught DEVELOPER: UbiSoft Paris PUBLISHER: UbiSoft SYSTEM: Nintendo Wii PRICE: $49.99 ($59.99 with Wii MotionPlus) ESRB RATING: Teen REVIEW RATING: 4 stars (out of 5) Ever since the Wii was released, countless nerds (myself included) have wanted to carve our way through the Galactic Empire with a... Read more
By Jeb Haught DEVELOPER: UbiSoft Montreal PUBLISHER: UbiSoft SYSTEM: Microsoft Xbox 360 (PC) PRICE: $59.99 ESRB RATING: Mature REVIEW RATING: 4 stars (out of 5) Stealth games are more difficult to find than real ninjas nowadays, so I was pleasantly surprised to discover that “Splinter Cell Conviction” was finally... Read more
By Jeb Haught DEVELOPER: Attractive Games LTD PUBLISHER: Majesco SYSTEM: Nintendo Wii PRICE: $29.99 ESRB RATING: Everyone REVIEW RATING: 3.5 stars (out of 5) Delivering pizza brings back fond memories of the wild antics that I got into while working at a local pizza joint. I did everything from... Read more