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Westville votes to allow video gaming machines

WESTVILLE — Village board members have voted unanimously to allow video-gaming machines to operate in taverns, fraternal clubs and veterans' establishments in the village and to pay winnings.

Many Dovahkiin dreams are about to come true

When playing "Skyrim," did you ever shout "Fus Ro Dah!" at the screen instead of hitting the button, hoping it would somehow magically work?

Pretty soon, it actually will — as long as you are playing on an Xbox 360 with Kinect.

Yes, "Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" is getting Kinect support — though only the voice-activated kind, not the arm-flailing, jumping up-and-down type.

GIFT GUIDE: What to get the gamer in your life

With the season of gift-giving once again upon us, you might be wondering what to get the gamers in your life.

The Ace Combat series flies into the world of modern warfare

For the first time in console history, the "Ace Combat" series has left behind its usual fictional-world setting in order to tell a modern, real-world anti-terrorism story, reminiscent of what one sees in such games as "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare" and "Battlefield 3."

Gambling expansion dead in Springfield for the year

SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers adjourned without taking any votes Tuesday on what was expected to be one of the significant items on their agenda -- gambling expansion.

"Saints Row" returns in excellent, twisted form

The Third Street Saints are back, and they're just as profane, perverted and fun to play with as ever.

The last time we saw them (the end of "Saints Row 2"), they were on top of the world, having climbed a pile of bodies in the city of Stilwater to emerge as masters of all they surveyed.

Lucky folks in New York got to try hand at Mario simulation

"Super Mario 3D Land" for the Nintendo 3DS is coming out tomorrow. In celebration of that fact, Nintendo held a launch event at Military Island in New York City's Times Square. The following video makes me wish I could have attended. Oh, I'm not really jealous of the people who got to try out the game demo.

"Skyrim" keeps "Elder Scrolls" series on top of the world

"The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" should come with a huge warning label displayed prominently on the packaging:

Battlefield 3's a great game, but not up to unrealistic expectations

It's not always a good thing when a game is highly anticipated, because invariably, it just can't live up to the unrealistic expectations of gamers and game journalists.

"Battlefield 3," the latest first-person shooter from Electronic Arts' acclaimed developer DICE, falls into this trap.

On the record, "Off the Record" is a cunning but lazy idea

"Dead Rising 2: Off the Record" is an excellent example of how the lazy can be cunning.

How else can I explain that Capcom has managed to create a "new" game by modestly altering an existing one?

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