A few years ago, Skylanders — with its adventure game and action figures — came out of nowhere to become a big best-seller. Now Skylanders has a challenger called Disney Infinity. Is it a worthy competitor? The Games Guru has the answer.
Turbo: Super Stunt Squad has some flaws, but the Games Guru says its still a pretty good game. Especially for the price.
Despite a few flaws, Animal Crossing: New Leaf is a constantly engaging simulation for the Nintendo 3DS that’s great for everybody in the family and rarely fails to surprise.
E3 has come and gone, and one thing is clear: The next generation consoles and games will transport you to a level of realism you’ve never seen before. Of course, no one has played these games through to the finish. But from my Guru’s eye view, here are the 10 most promising games of E3.
You never can tell about the finished product from a preview disk. Yet one thing is clear: There is bold imagination in Grid 2, and that’s always a good sign. Hopefully, the gameplay will turn out to be even better than what I’ve seen.
The last time Luigi starred in a Nintendo game was back in 2001’s Luigi’s Mansion for GameCube. Mario’s cool twin brother really deserves more starring roles. The GameCube offering was good, but the new Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon is even better.
It’s like James Bond with Legos! Lego City Undercover is the first new Nintendo series in a long time, and this open-world game is really the first must-have Nintendo game of the year.
Sly Cooper is a raccoon who’s also thief. But he’s not a bad guyl. He steals only from other thieves. In Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, the fourth chapter in the Sly saga, the wily mammal travels through time with a few smart pals to unravel a great mystery.
Don’t be put off by the title. Otherwise, you’ll miss one of the most delightfully fresh experiences I’ve seen in a role-playing game in some time.
Here are some of the coolest recent games you’ve probably never heard of.
2012 was a year of change in videogames. There were more phone and tablet games than ever before and fewer big consoles games, especially for kids. Change may come, but the cream always rises to the top. Here are the Boysie Awards for this year’s best games!
Is the Wii U worth buying? The Games Guru's Wii U review has the scoop on this new video game console from Nintendo.
Last year, Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure came almost out of nowhere to sell 30 million games. Now Activision has released Skylanders: Giants. And guess what? I’m happy to report that Giants is excellent.
Kirby is back! The air-sucking, sometimes-floating pink ball with a can-do attitude just turned 20 years old, and Nintendo has packed a wealth of games and commemorative content into this collection.
Incoming! They’re arriving just in time for your last summer trip (and just before school begins). The 3DS XL and New Super Mario Bros. 2 have been released at the same time, and the Games Guru has a review.
The Amazing Spider-Man is 50 years old this year. Let’s see if the game for Nintendo DS lives up to the legend that is the comic-book and movie hero.
Batman and Robin form a powerful union with the Justice League of America in one of the year's best kid-friendly games.
They really stand out. Of the hundreds and hundreds of games displayed at E3 in Los Angeles this year, a few are head and shoulders above the rest. So without further ado, here are the most promising games of E3 2012.
Since it first hit PCs a couple of years ago, Minecraft has taken the world by storm. Now, the game has sold a million copies within a few days of its release on Xbox Live. Check out the Games Guru's review and see if its worth your money.
There’s no doubt that the board game Battleship is one of the best ever made. Unfortunately, Battleship the video game, which is based on the new movie, is actually a strategy game that’s like the board game – but not nearly as much fun.