In A Season Of Booming Video Game Sequels, A Quieter Game To Try

Some video games put you on sea-faring vessels and make it seem like sailing's a non-stop party. (Yeah, looking right at you, Assassin's Creed IV.) And that's okay, because it might just be that way sometimes. The Sailor's Dream is a different sort of take on virtual nautical journeys. Its lonely, bittersweet… » 11/06/14 1:34pm 11/06/14 1:34pm

A Game That Reminds You How Messed Up Bullying Is

Chiwatin isn't your typical video game hero. He pees himself when he gets scared and the snow in the northern Canadian landscape turns yellow under his feet. I wanted to laugh at this the third time it happened, when I realized it wasn't some weird rendering bug and an actual design decision. But then the crows that… » 10/08/14 12:45pm 10/08/14 12:45pm

Tablet Is The Best Way To Play Skylanders: Trap Team

Normally when a big-name video game releases a version on tablet devices, it's either a pared down version of the console experience or a completely different game altogether. Not only is Skylanders: Trap Team's tablet offering the exact same game as on consoles, its portability and convenience makes it the superior… » 10/04/14 4:00pm 10/04/14 4:00pm