Dave Pottinger, back when he was still at Robot earlier this yearIt's been more than a year since Microsoft shuttered Dallas-based Ensemble Studios, which was responsible for, among others, such top-selling titles as Age of Empires, Age of Mythology and Halo Wars for Xbox 360. From that wreckage ... More >>
Flipping through the whatweredoin.com blog the other day, I came across a discussion of our Top Ten Overrated Restaurants that included this comment from "Bread Winners": "Interesting that not a week later, City of Ate...named us one of 'Uptowns 10 Best Patios.' They love us, they hate us, they lo ... More >>
For about a year, this is all folks have seen of id's new Rage, which will likely debut at QuakeCon.At last year's QuakeCon, held at the Hilton Anatole, id Software's John Carmack made a few announcements considered quite major at the time, among them word that the Mesquite-based developer was looki ... More >>
Aw, dang. Had hoped to break this in the paper version of Unfair Park next week, where we profile former Ensemble Studios music-maker Stephen Rippy; but, oh, well, no such luck. Regardless, the September shuttering of Ensemble Studios -- the former Dallas-based indie-studio-turned-Microsoft property ... More >>
Who said first-person games need a second person?
This and next week are full of big-name acts making their ways to or from the Austin festival
Videogamers are living out rock and roll fantasies on screens at your local pub
A look back at the best of 2007
How yesterday's games spawned today's best-sellers.
Does Halo 3 live up to its billing?
A promising glimpse of the next Halo
Spider-Man 3 spins a web of mediocrity
Bin 555 is good for grownups too
PSP players, tonight you game in hell
Indie buzz band on the three steps for breaking big
It's just the only standout in an otherwise shameful launch
PlayStation 3 has potential--but for the moment, little else.
Don't fret. Guitar Hero II kills the opening act.
Saints Row shamelessly apes Grand Theft Auto.
Dead Rising's zombies will eat your brain--and your free time
Like the real thing, Table Tennis shouldn't be played alone
The five biggest attention-getters at E3.
Fight Night Round 3 comes out a winner, despite taking punches.
The Xbox Live Arcade is a high-tech twist on the old-fashioned coin-op.
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Perfect Dark Zero isn't a bull's-eye, but it hits the target.