Monthly Archives: June 2011


Behind-the-scenes look at ID’s upcoming release, RAGE

Behind-the-scenes look at ID’s upcoming release, RAGE

RAGE features intense first-person shooter action, breakneck vehicle combat, an expansive world to explore and jaw-dropping graphics powered by id’s revolutionary id Tech™ 5 technology. Set in the not-too-distant future after an asteroid impacts Earth, you emerge into a vast wasteland to discover humanity working to rebuild itself against such forces as bandit gangs, mutants,

Barrington pitcher Chase Griffin

New or used? The age old question

This question has been asked for years and has spurred many debates. A few months ago this question came up in conversation with a friend. I said that I never buy used games. He came back with a short statement, why. “They don’t go bad and, if taken care of properly, last forever.” I didn’t

Child of Eden: KINECT done right

With the developers of the KINECT promising total immersion, game developers haven’t completely delivered. Can Ubisoft’s recently released title give gamers that experience? Yes. Yes. Yes. It’s the 23rd century. Man is now home among the stars. All of humanity is connected through the “new” internet, Eden. They can access data on the evolution of

There’s nothing else on the market like Rockstar’s ‘L.A. Noire’

Gamers looking for something different from the market should rejoice at the release of Rockstar Games’ “L.A. Noire,” as the title delivers a unique and innovative experience with stellar graphics and a compelling plot. Set against the iconic imagery of 1940s Los Angeles, the title follows World War II veteran Cole Phelps as he ascends