Rise of Nightmares is the E3 Floor Show Funhouse

Sega's Kinect title Rise of Nightmares was displayed for E3 visitors within a spooky, cage-like structure on the floor show. Wandering past it on multiple occasions, I had the impression of visiting a traveling carnival. Our own Brian Crecente took a moment to capture the attraction, and explain what we can expect… » 6/09/11 8:30pm 6/09/11 8:30pm

Kirby Mass Attack is Confusing and Adorable

We got to check out a snippet of the upcoming Kirby DS game, Kirby Mass Attack while walking the Nintendo booth today. As you'll see in the video, many of the game's mechanics eluded me. Basically, there are a whole multitude of little Kirbys grouped together, and you lead them around using the stylus. On occasion,… » 6/09/11 7:04pm 6/09/11 7:04pm

Far Cry 3 Sanely Delivers the Same Results, with the Same Methods

Perhaps ironically, perhaps not, Far Cry 3 opens with a psychotic bandit lecturing you on the nature of insanity. Crazy is doing the same thing, expecting different results, goes the oft-quoted saying. And again, for the third time now in this series, you are surrounded by a jungle, up to your ass in trouble. » 6/09/11 5:30pm 6/09/11 5:30pm

Luigi's Mansion 2 Proves the 3DS Can Handle Sequels To GameCube Games

I tried very hard to be spooked out by the ghosts of Luigi's Mansion 2, since the game looks really so nice and smooth— especially given that the game is so early in development. Unfortunately, it just wasn't happening. The new gyroscopic camera, however, seemed to be a great intuitive new feature. » 6/09/11 4:38pm 6/09/11 4:38pm