Playing Critic (February 2013)

Playing Critic (February 2013)

"Crysis 3's" weak story hamstrings strong game-play

Perhaps you've seen the commercial: An armored figure struts fearlessly through battle in a wooded glade, blasting away a pack of soldiers with a shotgun, smiting a military helicopter with a bow and arrow, leaping ferociously into a melee with vicious aliens — seemingly without a care in the world — as ZZ Top's "Sharp-Dressed Man" thunders in the background.

THQ plans sale of remaining properties, including "Red Faction"

Volition Inc.'s "Red Faction" and "Summoner" series may have a future after all.

The same can also be said for "Darksiders," "Homeworld," "MX," "Destroy All Humans," "de Blob" and pretty much every other THQ property that wasn't sold off in the company's auction last month.

Sony's PS4 reveal a lot of 'tell,' not much 'show'

As expected, Sony Computer Entertainment formally announced the PlayStation 4 on Wednesday night.

Yes, the new console’s name was predictable, but why waste brand recognition?

Dragonborn DLC now available for PS3

Here's some hits from the variety of gaming news in my inbox:

DLC confirmed

First up, Bethesda Softworks has finally released the PlayStation 3 version of the Dragonborn expansion for "Skyrim."

And it's 50 percent off ($9.99) during launch week.