A Virtual Season Ends with Plenty of Unfinished Business

Looking back on the list of video games I finished in 2011, it's an embarrassingly thin roster. It may be my least productive year ever, in terms of what I finished, what I was expected to play, and what I spent most of my time doing. It's not a resume that really speaks of a professional video game writer. » 12/31/11 8:00pm 12/31/11 8:00pm

2011 Gamers Played Modern Warfare 3 the Most, Skyrim the Longest

Video game social network and stat tracking service Raptr has announced the winners of its 2011 Most Played Games awards, and while overall gamers spent more time playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 than any other 2011 title, it's The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim that walked home with the Most Played Game of 2011 award.… » 12/09/11 2:20pm 12/09/11 2:20pm

Take a Tour of BioShock Infinite's Thrill Ride in the Sky

Watching the BioShock Infinite demonstration at E3, I formed the mistaken impression that the thrill-ride skylines of Columbia had, within the game's story, always been intended as a primary mode of personal transportation. They aren't, as Irrational Games' Ken Levine explains in this four-minute video featuring… » 6/10/11 2:00pm 6/10/11 2:00pm

Are You Ready For The 2011 Pokémon Video Game Championship?

You've had plenty of time to play with the two new versions of Pokémon; now it's time to get serious. The 2011 Pokémon Video Game Championship series kicks off next month, with fans across the U.S. and Europe gathering to prove they have what it takes to be the very best in Pokémon Black and White. » 4/19/11 11:40am 4/19/11 11:40am