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Puzzle game sequel adds new depth

By | May 4, 2011

Back in 2007, “Portal” became the breakout hit of Valve’s “Orange Box,” a collection of five games released in one package, because of its clever game play and witty dialogue from its memorable villain, the homicidal computer GLaDOS. Now, Valve has recaptured that magic with “Portal 2,” while simultaneously creating a longer game worthy of…

Dynamic visuals liven Pokémon game

By | Mar 30, 2011

Fifteen years after the Pokémon craze began, Game Freak and Nintendo have partnered once more to produce another title in their long-running handheld game phenomenon, “Pokémon Black” and “Pokémon White.”

Game adds new dimension to play

The latest game in the first-person shooter franchise “Call of Duty” sold 5.6 million copies 24 hours after its release Nov. 9, breaking the previous record of 4.7 million copies, which was set last year by “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.” Though “Call of Duty: Black Ops” doesn’t exactly revolutionize the old standards set…

Final video game defines ‘Halo’ series

By | Sep 22, 2010

Thundering plasma bolts slam into the ground as you duck around for cover while frantically reloading. On the horizon, you see another drop ship inbound, ready to deposit another wave of Elites, Jackals and Grunts on your position. Your objective, like every other one before it, has been at best a stopgap against the oncoming…