Ellen Wolff explores how LucasArts re-imagines the Star Wars universe for the first time as a next-gen game with The Force Unleashed.
In this month's column, Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla visits the world of digital downloads with 1942: Joint Strike, Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 and Rocketmen: Axis of Evil.
This year's conference featured announcements from all the names in gaming; withanticipated titles from Capcom and Namco Bandai. Resident game enthusiast Peter Rizkallagives his round up of the recent L.A.-based event.
In this month's column, Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla checks out Metal Gear Solid 4, Mario Kart Wii, Ninja Gaiden II, Lost Planet: Colonies Edition and Okami.
In this month's column, Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla loses it completely as he comes face to face with three of the worst video games in the history of the world.
Janet Hetherington grabs for some popcorn -- and a joystick -- to discover how videogames are enhancing the summer movie experience.
In this month's "Press Start," Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla checks out Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword, God of War: Chains of Olympus, Nanostray 2, Insecticide and, yes, Teenage Zombies: Invasion of the Alien Brain Thingys.
Mary Castillo looks at some of the leading players in the rapidly growing world of virtual communities.
In this month's "Press Start," Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla checks out Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Army of Two, Patapon and Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz.
Janet Hetherington takes a look at how video games can make you more fit -- and not just your thumbs.
In this month's "Press Start," Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla checks out Devil May Cry 4, The Club, Geometry Wars: Galaxies and Battalion Wars 2. [Insert Funny Line Here]
Fred Galpern reports back from GDC 2008 on the launch of Havok Cloth and Destruction, Star Wars: The Forced Unleashed, realtime rendering and more.
For the February 2008 edition of "Press Start," Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla makes his thumbs sore playing Portal, Burnout Paradise, NeoGeo Battle Coliseum, No More Heroes and Buzz! The Mega Quiz.
For the first "Press Start" column of 2008, Peter "Rizk" Rizkalla takes a look at Unreal Tournament III, NiGHTS Journey of Dreams, Assassin's Creed and Dementium: The Ward.
In this month's edition of "Press Start," Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla writes down his list of the must-have games for the holiday season.
J. Paul Peszko goes undercover with Ubisoft to report on the making of its first next-gen game, Assassin's Creed, which fuses technology, game design, theme and emotion.
Thomas J. McLean takes a peek under the hood of the hot new cinematics for Halo 3, Mass Effect, Hellgate: London and Tabula Rasa.
Janet Hetherington examines how videogames are becoming entrenched as new vehicles for extending franchises and creating a different kind of blockbuster.
Peter Plantec digs deep into EA's plan to push the boundaries of games and make them more immersive and emotionally engaging like movies.
In this month's "Press Start," Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla checks out Folklore, Guilty Gear XX: Accent Core, DK Jungle Climber and Spider-Man: Friend or Foe.
In this month's "Press Start," Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla reviews the latest editions in the legendary Halo and Metroid Prime franchises, as well as Heavenly Sword, Drawn to Life and Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix.
In this month's edition of "Press Start," Peter "The Rizk" Rizkalla challenges BioShock, kicks it with Mario Strikers Charged, rocks out with Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s, takes a ride in Crazy Taxi: Fare Wars and has a close encounter with Alien Syndrome.
Anime expert Fred Patten checks out The Anime Encyclopedia: A Guide to Japanese Animation Since 1917, Revised and Expanded Edition to see if the authors have maintained its position as the go-to book for any questions on anime.
Janet Hetherington chats with //ADAPT co-founder Jean-Eric Hault as Montreal gears up for its second //ADAPT conference from Sept. 24 to 28.