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May 21, 2009

Game Diary - May 21, 2009: Best Time For Reviews?

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I’ve been playing “InFamous” whenever I have a spare moment during the last several days. I’ve been assigned to write Kotaku’s review. Technically we could have reviewed the game yesterday, though it’s not out until next week. Our review will run closer to the launch.

I’m appreciating the extra time with the game, but I’m wondering: do gamers prefer reviews to run as early as possible — or closer to the day when a game is out?

May 15, 2009

Game Diary - May 15, 2009: Good or Evil?

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infamous

I got “inFamous” yesterday and just started it. I’ll be reviewing it. Should I play as good or evil? (more…)

May 11, 2009

Game Diary - May 11, 2009: Change of Order

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wiichannels

Over the weekend I learned how to turn my new PS3 into my old one. As I made the transition I had to make a surprising choice that got me wondering yet again about a feature the current consoles lack. (more…)

April 30, 2009

Game Diary - April 30, 2009: Fear Of A Console Death

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ps3

It started with a mobster falling through the floor of a bank, arms waving as he plummeted to blackness and as my PS3 stopped running “The Godfather II.” It was going to end, I feared, in the death of my Sony super-console.

Yesterday, I stared down the impending doom that would snuff out my PS3. And, I think, I won. (more…)

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