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Under the Radar - Indie Games

by Tim McDonald on March 16, 2008 @ 7:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

In the past weeks, we've delved into some of the games you haven't played (but really should), taking in some of the best of the unknown horror and comedy games. With those two extremes out of the way, this time, we're going to focus on independent games, which are PC-only, with one pseudo-exception. For those of you who didn't read the previous articles, these are games that you've probably not played, but you really should.

'Condemned 2: Bloodshot' (PS3/X360) Developer Diary #5

by Rainier on March 4, 2008 @ 7:11 a.m. PST | Filed under Editorials

SEGA's Condemned 2: Bloodshot is a first-person action thriller immersing players in a world of psychological terror, featuring all-new fighting mechanics and online multiplayer functionality. Monolith Productions' Senior Producer Dave Hasle tells us more about the Beta to Certification Push...

Under the Radar - Humor Games

by Tim McDonald on Feb. 3, 2008 @ 6:41 a.m. PST | Filed under Editorials

Last time in our Under the Radar roundup, we delved into games featuring Cthulhu-esque monstrosities and poor, terrified little children. Now that we've had enough of nightmares, though, it's time to brighten things up a bit with some comedy. For those of you who didn't read the previous articles, these are games that you've probably not played, but you really should.

Under the Radar - Horror Games

by Tim McDonald on Jan. 13, 2008 @ 2:56 a.m. PST | Filed under Editorials

Christmas is over, the big games rush is all but done for now, and for most of the forthcoming triple-A titles, we've got at least a few months to wait. What's a gamer to do (other than play everything that we didn't buy before Christmas, obviously)? I'll be writing a pseudo-regular column on some decent little games you might've missed over the last few years, tackling a different theme each time.

'Condemned 2: Bloodshot' (PS3/X360) Developer Diary #4

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2007 @ 7:11 a.m. PST | Filed under Editorials

SEGA's Condemned 2: Bloodshot is a first-person action thriller immersing players in a world of psychological terror, featuring all-new fighting mechanics and online multiplayer functionality. Monolith Productions' Senior Producer Dave Hasle tells us more about the Alpha to Beta Push...

Editorial Spotlight: May 2007

by Andrew Hayward on May 1, 2007 @ 5:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

To shine a light on the better releases of each month, we have come up with the monthly Spotlight feature. Having scoured the release lists for the upcoming month, we picked the titles that we believe have the most potential to satisfy your gaming needs across all platforms and genres. Without any further ado, here are our recommendations for May 2007.

GamerAndy Live! Episode 77: Meet MonoGeorge

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 4:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

Welcome to another episode of GamerAndy Live, the official WorthPlaying podcast. Once a week, we will discuss a variety of topics and mull it over in the panel, giving it the usual spin. This week's issue #77 dissects Andy's PS3 purchasing experience, the secret PS3 20Gb recall, the Virginia Tech massacre, and its effect on our favorite hobby.

GamerAndy Live! Episode 76: Twitter is BOSS

by Rainier on April 11, 2007 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

Welcome to another episode of GamerAndy Live, the official WorthPlaying podcast. Once a week, we will discuss a variety of topics and mull it over in the panel, giving it the usual spin. This week's issue #76 dissects Halo 2 Vista Achievements, Xbox 360 Spring Update, Gears of War Update, Annex and $$ - Atari Home, Stolen STALKER Assets and more! This week's guest host is Chuck from GamingNexus.com

GamerAndy Live! Episode 75: At Least It's Not Ohio!

by Rainier on April 4, 2007 @ 9:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

Welcome to another episode of GamerAndy Live, the official WorthPlaying podcast. Once a week, we will discuss a variety of topics and mull it over in the panel, giving it the usual spin. This week's issue #75 dissects the GTA IV trailer, Take 2 insurrection, Jack Thompson's "Racketeering" fiasco, E for All Expo pricing, the Xbox Elite, and game of the week is Harmonix's Rock Band.

Editorial Spotlight: April 2007

by Andrew Hayward on April 1, 2007 @ 3:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

To shine a light on the better releases of each month, we have come up with the monthly Spotlight feature. Having scoured the release lists for the upcoming month, we picked the titles that we believe have the most potential to satisfy your gaming needs across all platforms and genres. Without any further ado, here are our recommendations for April 2007.

GamerAndy Live! Episode 74: Leave My SCSI out of it!

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 6:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

Some of you may have noticed already that GamerAndy has teamed up with WorthPlaying to be our official podcast. Once a week, we will discuss a variety of topics and mull it over in the panel, giving it the usual spin. This week's issue #74 dissects the PS3 launch in Europe and Australia, Blu-Ray vs. HD-DVD, third-party game exclusivity in the next-gen world, Second Life as a good publicity stunt, but who really uses it? The game of the week, of course, has to be STALKER....

Editorial Spotlight: March 2007

by Andrew Hayward on March 1, 2007 @ 3:46 a.m. PST | Filed under Editorials

To shine a light on the better releases of each month, we have come up with the monthly Spotlight feature. Having scoured the release lists for the upcoming month, we picked the 5 titles that we believe have the most potential to satisfy your gaming needs across all platforms and genres. Without any further ado, here are our recommendations for March 2007.

Editorial Spotlight: February 2007

by Andrew Hayward on Feb. 1, 2007 @ 6:39 a.m. PST | Filed under Editorials

To shine a light on the better releases of each month, we have come up with the monthly Spotlight feature. Having scoured the release lists for the upcoming month, we picked the 5 titles that we believe have the most potential to satisfy your gaming needs across all platforms and genres. Without any further ado, here are our recommendations for February 2007.

'Thrillville' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) Developer Diary #6 - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2006 @ 12:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Editorials

Thrillville queue-jumps previous theme-park games with its access-all-areas pass to adventure and enjoyment, placing a fully interactive and customisable amusement park at your fingertips, allowing you to experience the joys of creating and playing within their very own theme park.

'Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy' (ALL) Developer Diary #7 - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 7, 2006 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

LucasArts presents the first in a series of feature stories about LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy. You can expect stories like the one to follow periodically, until the game's release across multiple platforms this fall, each article further detailing certain aspects of the game.

'Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy' (ALL) Developer Diary #6 - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2006 @ 3:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

LucasArts presents the first in a series of feature stories about LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy. You can expect stories like the one to follow periodically, until the game's release across multiple platforms this fall, each article further detailing certain aspects of the game.

Editorial - Atari Announces New Direction

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 13, 2006 @ 12:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

Earlier this week Atari not only released its quarterly results but also held its annual gamers day in Las Vegas where it presented an updated look at the lineup for this coming holiday season, and beyond. While preview coverage is scheduled for later next week, the event opened with a rather candid speech ...

Reporting In From 'MMOG' Land - 'Star Wars Galaxies: Battle for Restuss'

by Mark Crump on July 16, 2006 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

he Star Wars Galaxies online game series is designed to immerse players in the rich Star Wars universe. Star Wars Galaxies will feature dynamic role-playing ground-based adventures across multiple planets in the classic Star Wars timeframe. With SWG: Battle for Restuss LucasArts is trying to appeal to high level players with new quests and content.

Editorial - Can't We All Just Get Along?

by Keith Durocher on May 14, 2006 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

In this weekend's editorial piece we take a look back at the fallout of the Sony E3 briefing and the reactions from fanboys and brand-lovers alike. Sony's stock has dropped nearly 20% since the official unveiling of the PS3, its title lineup, and especially, its familiar-looking controller.

Looking For Game - New Game Experience for 'Star Wars Galaxies'

by Dan Barrow on Dec. 18, 2005 @ 1:27 a.m. PST | Filed under Editorials

The search for perfection in the Massively Multiplayer Online genre is everlasting. In this new series of editorial pieces, one of our MMO aficionados takes a few moments out of his busy life online to discuss hot topics of the MMO world.