Players can create and test creatures

Spore is an ambitious game in which players control the life cycle of a planet Owen Sound Sun Times (On) Monday, June 23, 2008 Here it is! Will Wright, the creator of the hugely popular game “The Sims” has been tantalizing gamers with videos of his new project, “Spore”, for the last three years. We’ve […]

Bioware continues to shine with ‘Mass Effect’

Owen Sound Sun Times (On) Thursday, June 5, 2008 The Edmonton based game developer Bioware is an industry heavy weight. They’ve been churning out award winning RPGs for 10 years, from the classic Baldur’s Gate series to Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic which was better than the new Star Wars trilogy all put […]

High speed, storage space fuel digital distribution

Owen Sound Sun Times (On) Thursday, May 22, 2008 Computer users have been downloading games and game demos for over a decade, but the widespread adoption of high-speed Internet and storage space for home consoles has led to an explosion in legitimate digital distribution of video games, both for PC and home console. All the […]

‘Grand Theft Auto IV’ the ultimate gang flick

Owen Sound Sun Times (On) Thursday, May 8, 2008 Gamers across North America are donning Niko Bellic’s shoes and entering the criminal underworld (and hopefully setting aside some time to see “Iron Man”). Rockstar North’s opus, “Grand Theft Auto IV” finally launched for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. GTA IV is getting near perfect review […]

‘The World Ends With You’ an engaging game

Owen Sound Sun Times (On) Thursday, April 24, 2008 Square-Enix and Jupiter, makers of the massively popular series “Kingdom Hearts” and “Final Fantasy”, dropped their new RPG, “The World Ends With You”, for the Nintendo DS on Tuesday. Not only is it one of, if not the best DS RPGs, it is a unique and […]

Gaming laptops becoming more mainstream

Owen Sound Sun Times (On) Thursday, April 10, 2008 Desktops have long been the vanguard of PC gaming, but laptops are starting to push up through the ranks. Until fairly recently there was a marked difference between a “gaming laptop” and a “mainstream laptop”. Not only are the differences becoming fewer and fewer, but mainstream […]