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Prequel to PC Game Ultimately Hurt by Flaws in Deisgn
This enticing prequel to the PC game S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl is ultimately hurt by flaws in its design. Read story.
Fighting at Its Best
I've found myself less than enthused about some of the games I've reviewed in the past, but I jumped at the opportunity to review Soul Calibur IV. Read story.
A Classic from the 4-Bit Era
A return to the roots of video gaming. Read story.
A Saving Grace for PC Gaming?
A saving grace for PC gaming? Read story.
A look into the future of Survival Horror
The Alone in the Dark series has had a long and rich existence as a video game. Read story.
A MMORPG that manages to be Bloody, Awful and Bloody Awful
A MMORPG that manages to be bloody, awful, and bloody awful. Read story.
Dracula: Origin comes with the kind of slick presentation we've come to expect from an Adventure Company title.
Dracula: Origin comes with the kind of slick presentation we've come to expect from an Adventure Company title. Read story.
True-to-Life Racing Action, With a Few Extraordinary Perks
True-to-life racing action, with a few extraordinary perks. Read story.
Morality. It is an intrinsic facet of the human experience. One chooses a life path based on moral choices, good or bad. Read story.
Game Grid takes on the Classic 1994 Nintendo Title
Game Grid looks back on the legendary 1994 Nintendo title. Read story.
Freeware Title Offers Racing, Puzzle-Solving, and Customizable Tracks
Freeware title offers racing, puzzle-solving, and customizable tracks. Read story.
Believe the Hype and Enjoy the Carnage
Believe the hype and enjoy the carnage. Read story.
Bloody Action and Gorgeous Graphics Mark This Ubisoft Title
Game Grid, the Independent's new video game review column, looks at this new multiplatform title. Read story.
The First Gamefest Held in Santa Barbara
Attending the first Santa Barbara Gamefest was like being in the video arcades of old-faces glued to computer screens or video monitors, hand and fingers rapidly jerking to and fro, shouts of triumphs and howls of defeat all brought back many fond memories from my own video game past. Read story.