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N+ is Screaming Fun

I have my Xbox 360 set to download trials of arcade games automatically, but it’s rare that I go through them and try them out.  It’s rarer that I find one I really like, and rarer still that I pay for one.  But when it happens, it’s because the game is truly awesome.  This is […]


The Other Way to Play World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft (website), Blizzard’s world-class multiplayer online game, is best known for the insidious and crippling addition that keeps so many people from doing anything else.  I should know.  It’s happened to me.  And when I broke free of it, I swore, “Never again.” Imagine my surprise when I discovered I’m playing the game […]


Why Arcade Games Still Trump Big Studios

With all the great games out there for consoles like the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii, it’s a wonder that no $60 game can beat cheap arcade games for multiplayer action.  In fact, with the exception of the Rock Band and Guitar Hero series, none of them even compete with games like Aegis Wing, Castle Crashers […]


Fable II and the Henchman, too

I have played a lot of different types of multiplayer games over the years, from Super Mario Bros. to The Lost Vikings to Castle Crashers.  Multiplayer was one of the major missing pieces of the first Fable, so its inclusion in Fable II (website) must have taken a great deal of design and planning.  And it was […]

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