Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
The uDraw Game Tablet for the Wii pairs a large stylus pen and drawing tablet with a Wii Remote to create a versatile, entertaining and useful tool.
The developers of Homefront have gone to great lengths to create a plausible background for this futuristic shooter.
Back when downloadable games cost $5, missteps and cut corners similar to those found in Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime were acceptable.
Imagine a re-imagined Lemmings in which you control the Lemmings directly instead of simply guide them, and you have an inkling of an idea about Swarm, a sidescrolling platformer which tasks you with controlling 50 characters at once instead of one.
The "them" in Eat Them! is people, but don't worry: You're a gigantic monster rampaging through a city, and the soldiers and cops trying to hurt you are your only source of health, so your conscience is clear.
My fondness for tennis games has been recorded in the past, and Top Spin 4 does little to change my belief the sport is tailormade for gaming.
Finally, America's favourite pastime has come back to New Zealand.
We're not going to get a Back to the Future IV, but because the latest BTTF video game adaptation has landed in exactly the right hands, we no longer need it.
As games that blend genres and take advantage of platform strengths go, it rarely gets better than this.
With respect to the Wii Sports titles and the clever ways they introduced motion gaming to the masses, they're nowhere near the best sports games to release under Nintendo's watch.
Killzone 3 cannot possibly surprise people like its 2009 predecessor did, so there's no honest way to write about it that achieves the level of awe those lavishly complimentary Killzone 2 reviews achieved.
Gaming is now, as ever, an expensive hobby. But there are ways to fulfil a game craving without breaking the bank. Justin Hoeger has rounded up several interesting offerings for your consideration.
The paradoxically great news about The Biggest Loser Ultimate Workout is that while it makes an alarmingly unfavourable first impression by botching the easy part, it redeems itself 10 times over by getting the hard part right - and, in doing so, demonstrating how viable Kinect is as an fitness tool.
Freeverse has demonstrated a mastery of dangling carrots with its outstanding Skee-Ball and improbably addictive Coin Push Frenzy iOS games.
Awwwww, cuuuuttte. That was the overwhelming response to the first LittleBigPlanet, a game quite unlike any other, when it was first released on the PS3 three years ago.
Attractive price aside, it's unfortunate that Nintendo took the most unique Wii game it's published in nearly a year and effectively hid it where most Wii owners are bound never to find it.
Like I am with so many things, I was a latecomer to the World of Warcraft phenomenon. A friend had introduced me to the point-and-click Warcraft 2, and it was fun in a very basic Age of...
It's only fair that a $10 game be held to a looser standard than its more expensive rivals, but Spare Parts occasionally pushes that generosity threshold to the edge.
The strangely successful TouchMaster series lives in its own contradictory little universe, capably emulating those cheap touchscreen arcades you see in bars and successfully porting the experience of playing them to a system that's as responsible as any for killing most of the novelty those machines once had.