Blizzard's mobile Battle.net Authenticator is a handy way to secure your StarCraft, World of Warcraft and Diablo accounts from rampant hackers, unless a major iOS upgrade screws it up. Then you're in for a headache.
Self-preservation isn't the only reason for Link to slice-and-dice the creatures of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. He can also harvest their oddly-shaped innards to upgrade his gear. I've always wanted a sword with a spleen.
BioWare is upgrading copies of Dragon Age II preordered before January 11 to the Signature Edition, packed with $20 worth of downloadable content, a soundtrack, and an in-game armory. It's like a preorder bonus, only...okay, it's a preorder bonus.